Pinup Posing Made Easy – A Simple Guide

Keen to learn a few basic pinup poses?  Okay, first things first… this post isn’t covering your popular pinup poses like ‘laying on your back with arms delicately placed above your head’. This post is about how to do some very basic posing using only yourself and your outfit as …

Ostro Bar & Brasserie – High Tea Review

Ostro Bar - Miss Charlotte Cake

I’ve booked my bosses in for meetings and drinks at Ostro Bar before but had never actually been in myself. It’s hidden away in the Seafarers Building on Tyler Street. I knew I needed to make the effort to check out their high tea.  The menu at Ostro is designed by award-winning …

Jennie Skulander – Devilskin

Jennie Skulander - Devilskin - On The Wire With - Miss Charlotte Cake

I got to chat with Jennie Skulander, the sassy lead woman of New Zealand rock and metal band Devilskin. She’s got some killer vocals, and an awesome rockabilly style. I love her, and I know you guys will too… When did you first start listening to metal music and rock n’ roll? …

Preparing For Your Photo shoot – A Basic Guide

Photo shoot - Miss Charlotte Cake

This blog post will cover how I usually prepare for a pinup/vintage/retro style photo shoot. If a particular photo shoot has been organised with some lead in time, this is a nice little overview of the things I like to do beforehand to make sure I feel on top of …

Denheath Custard Squares – Crazy For Custard

When my friend thought it was a good idea to wave his freshly brought Denheath custard square around the office kitchen saying things like “Charlotte I need to show you this…” *shows me custard square* “Oh but you can’t have any of it, it’s my custard square”. I was incredibly unimpressed. …

The Langham Hotel – High Tea Review

The Langham High Tea Review - Miss Charlotte Cake

When I think of a high-tea that encompasses luxury, history, and sheer extravagance I think of the Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood. As we walked into the main hotel lobby and were greeted by a gigantic vase of flowers, I knew this was going to be an awesome experience. We …