First outings: Large Kenzo X H&M Shopper. (An instant classic but not for all seasons)

My Kenzo x H&M shopper FINALLY got its first outing last weekend. I’ve had it for seven months (the collection landed last November!) but this just isn’t a Winter bag – the colour and style are not for soggy conditions. Happily, Saturday was gloriously sunny. And with a bulky gift to carry to a 6 … [Read more…]

It was a sunny Sunday in London!

My last post Hi-Lo Pick ‘n’ Mix was all about how I love to mix it up! I wore this outfit on Sunday and received so many compliments but no-one would believe that the main ensemble (the sweat shirt and culottes) came from the high street. 🙂  So, as this perfectly illustrates a few of my tips … [Read more…]

Hi-Lo Pick ‘n’ Mix. I like a bit of everything!

I love my high-end pieces obviously but, they are a special treat.  And actually if I could, I’m not sure that I would go designer all the way. For one thing, I have certain limits  – ok there aren’t many(!) but there are some. Paying more than £100 for a plain cotton t-shirt* for example. (This … [Read more…]

Sneaker Pimps. Cheating on my Stan Smiths with Bart (The Imitation Game part deux!)

“Isabel Marant blatantly ripped-off Stan Smiths!” At my local deli the other morning, I overheard a group of friends arguing over trainers, specifically Adidas Stan Smiths and Isabel Marant Bart Sneakers.  What they were saying was a little OTT but essentially true and it’s a view shared by many since the Bart Sneaker was launched in … [Read more…]