About Jetson


About Jetson:

“I’ve always had an acting interest in make-up and clothes. From beaming proudly waiting for my Mum to pick me up from my first day of school with newly ‘cut’ bangs of which I’d done with a blunt pair of kiddie scissors. To sitting in Graphic Design class colouring my hair with poster paints. Collecting odd, chunky buttons and stuffing them on an old piece of string to adorn my neck. Not to mention piercing my own ears with safety pins, and attempting to sew my own clothes during a textiles class; which promptly resulted in me being ‘sent out’ of lesson due to attaching a small group of classmates together.


I’m not saying I’ve been conformist in my approach, but I’ve had heart.

The hours I’ve spent surfing the internet browsing at trends and one-offs, compiling wish-lists of items I’d love to adorn. Adding clothing pages to my bookmarks, mentally trying things on in my head, creating new looks from eclectic pieces. Browsing through carefully thought out displays in malls, souks, stands, markets and stores.


I’m a woman…A woman who enjoys shopping. Visually, theoretically and physically. I also enjoy putting outfits and looks together and experimenting with cosmetics and looks.

That’s why it was just about high time I donned my thinking cap, put my newly polished nail to the keys and begin this blog by saying a big “Hello” and “Thanks for dropping by”.


Along with having worked a stint at Bliss magazine and the BBC, I’ve produced regular reviews and articles for Big City Rednecks Magazine and Beat Your HeART Out Magazine as well as digital manipulations for Twist Unique Clothing (tip of the cap to editors Rose Dennen, Tamzin Forster and Carol Dewison).

Currently an Account Director in day-to-day life; this blog allows me an outlet for discussing and expressing – not only current trends in fashion and beauty, but interesting and unique finds, that you may find fun, interesting and/or entertaining.

If so, feel free to put your feet up, pop on a sunhat (don’t forget your SPF 15) and stick around!”

Jetson @ Tribe of Mannequins

Tribe of Mannequins is a beauty/fashion blog.


My other blog

Jetson @ House of Vegan

House of Vegan is a blog about recipes, kindness and compassion.


31 Responses to “About Jetson”

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    • Tribe of Mannequins Creator September 17, 2012 at 6:31 pm #

      Hi Marilyn,

      It’s nice to meet you too.
      Thank you for the kind comment. I hope you enjoy the blog :)


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      Thank you again

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    • Tribe of Mannequins Creator August 5, 2013 at 7:45 pm #

      Hey there!

      Good for you! It’s actually really nice having shorter hair, much more manageable; especially in the warm weather.

      My hair is quite thin/fine; so too may layers thins a style out too much. Some layers are always good though; especially around the face :)

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    • Tribe of Mannequins Creator May 25, 2014 at 11:30 am #

      Hi there Dana,

      Firstly, thank you for your message; that is definitely something I would like to be a part of, thank you for thinking of me.

      I think number 3 would be very fitting; part of driving traffic and also promoting your product: “3) Product Giveaway. You can host a contest for your blog readers and we’ll send your winner a product. Our makeup brush sets would be great for this”.

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