Speaking to Good Housekeeping, she added: "When I was growing up there was a 'twinset
and pearls' age that you go to - women hit middle age, cut their hair short and got their cardigans out.
Co-organiser Vicki Davenport, joint managing director of The Pink Link distribution company in Oakes, said: "When you mention a businesswomen's fundraising lunch, a rather staid affair with ladies dressed in their twinset
and pearls might spring to mind!
1 OVERSIZED CARDIGANS FORGET those skinny twinset
and pearls-style cardigans of yore, this time around, it's got to be chunky and oversized.
"They have all broken the mould, refusing to conform to the twinset
and pearls stereotype.
Other highlights of the exhibition include a 1933 worn by golfer Gloria Minoprio, and a classic twinset
designed by Otto Weisz.
One of our favourite outfits is the spot twinset
jumper ([euro]15) and matching skirt ([euro]12) teamed with a pretty pearl curb chain ([euro]5).
Richard will be performing tonight at Fairwater Conservative Club, Ely Road, Cardiff, from 7.30pm, with his "twinset
" - two Yamaha keyboards and a pedal board, which together make an organ.
The traditional twinset
is modernised through the repetition of pattern on dresses, bags and shoes.
Long gone are the days of Norma Major lurking quietly in the background with a grey twinset
and pearls, trying not to detract attention from her unimposing husband.
DOUBLE UP: Left, Black and camel twinset
pounds 219, jeans pounds 89, leopard print leather handbag pounds 229, leopard print heels pounds 199 - all from www.elegance.co.uk.
Two regulators stem from the twinset
: one primary regulator with a hose up to seven feet (2.1 metres) long and a back-up secondary regulator.