#tbthursdays to my late father and mother

to my late father and mother.
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Remembering his birthday this week. He died age 96, 11 years ago now.
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What an inspirational father and grandfather he was.
And what a glamorous pair my parents were..
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This photo is from 1950 when life was so different to now.
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Remembering his birthday this week. He died age 96, 11 years ago now.
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What an inspirational father and grandfather he was.
And what a glamorous pair my parents were..
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This photo is from 1950 when life was so different to now.
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#tbthursday Back in the day

Back in the day.
Before social media and when we were all happier in our own skins.
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Here I am on holiday in Mauritius in 1980s.
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We aspired to look like the models or movie stars we read about in magazines or saw on TV and movies. There were no reality wannabe TV stars , a celebrity was a celebrity by virtue of actual talent not Tv exposure or a social media presence.
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We may have wanted to be slimmer, have bigger boobs, a smaller waist or longer legs but we didn't stress about it, didn't seek cosmetic procedures to instantly change our bodies or body shame.
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Life seemed simpler then.
We could be who we wanted to be without judgement.
The words anxiety and mental health weren't words that we now so often hear in our daily life.
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We are all shapes and sizes and should accept and embrace our differences. .
That's what makes you unique and special.
No one is perfect , unless they've been filtered or airbrushed in a social media photo. And that's not reality. .
Don't compare.
Don't judge
Be yourself.
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@tuclothing

Before social media and when we were all happier in our own skins.
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Here I am on holiday in Mauritius in 1980s.
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We aspired to look like the models or movie stars we read about in magazines or saw on TV and movies. There were no reality wannabe TV stars , a celebrity was a celebrity by virtue of actual talent not Tv exposure or a social media presence.
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We may have wanted to be slimmer, have bigger boobs, a smaller waist or longer legs but we didn’t stress about it, didn’t seek cosmetic procedures to instantly change our bodies or body shame.
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Life seemed simpler then.
We could be who we wanted to be without judgement.
The words anxiety and mental health weren’t words that we now so often hear in our daily life.
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We are all shapes and sizes and should accept and embrace our differences. .
That’s what makes you unique and special.
No one is perfect , unless they’ve been filtered or airbrushed in a social media photo. And that’s not reality. .
Don’t compare.
Don’t judge
Be yourself.
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@tuclothing

Christmas outfit no 3

Christmas outfit no 3.
Tbt 1970s.
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Christmas party time- back in the day.
I still have the "Wild Thing" applique and rhinestone  t-shirt. I think it was from City Lights Studio. .
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Tbt 1970s.
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Christmas party time- back in the day.
I still have the “Wild Thing” applique and rhinestone t-shirt. I think it was from City Lights Studio. .
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Tbt

Tbt.
1970s.
In my 20s.
Appreciate each year of your life at the time.
When you look back you will wonder why you didn't....
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1970s.
In my 20s.
Appreciate each year of your life at the time.
When you look back you will wonder why you didn’t….
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Back in day

Back in day.....
Circa 1970s
Wearing Kenzo.
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It's a shame that our younger selves don't appreciate or realise how good we look at the time and beat ourselves up wanting to be an improved version. Slimmer, curvier, longer legs, bigger boobs etc etc.
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Love yourself and love what you see in the mirror as you are now.
Accept your imperfections. They are what make you unique. .
Be confident in who you are. 
Confidence is sexy.
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Circa 1970s
Wearing Kenzo.
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It’s a shame that our younger selves don’t appreciate or realise how good we look at the time and beat ourselves up wanting to be an improved version. Slimmer, curvier, longer legs, bigger boobs etc etc.
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Love yourself and love what you see in the mirror as you are now.
Accept your imperfections. They are what make you unique. .
Be confident in who you are.
Confidence is sexy.
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Tbt to when I was probably around 15 or 16 years old

Tbt to when I was probably around 15 or 16 years old.
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When there was no social media, comparison anxiety, face-tune, filters, body-shaming, body-image worries or a need to feel compelled to look a certain way, to be a certain size or body shape.
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We all wanted to look our best and wear the latest fashions. .
We didn't eat fast food as it didn't really exist yet, or snack continuously throughout the day. .
So weight issues were less than nowadays as we ate a healthier and less processed diet. .
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When there was no social media, comparison anxiety, face-tune, filters, body-shaming, body-image worries or a need to feel compelled to look a certain way, to be a certain size or body shape.
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We all wanted to look our best and wear the latest fashions. .
We didn’t eat fast food as it didn’t really exist yet, or snack continuously throughout the day. .
So weight issues were less than nowadays as we ate a healthier and less processed diet. .
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Harry Redknapp and his son Jamie Redknapp styled by me for a photoshoot in 1998! What a genuinely lovely and down-to-earth family they are

Harry Redknapp and his son Jamie Redknapp styled by me for a photoshoot in 1998! 
What a genuinely lovely and down-to-earth family they are.
Just the same as you now see on ITV's "I'm a celebrity get me out of here" .
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@official_harryredknapp @imacelebrity @jamie.redknapp

Just the same as you now see on ITV’s “I’m a celebrity get me out of here” .
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@official_harryredknapp @imacelebrity @jamie.redknapp