Dark Leather Jacket with White Jeans?

  Pairing a dark leather jacket with white jeans feels a little odd. After all, white denim evokes the Summer and sunshine and heat – not exactly leather weather.  I’m relatively new to white jeans as it happens. I found practicalities like the constant fear of coffee spillage and grimy toddler hands (and the fact … [Read more…]

The Forever Coat (and I know where you can get one)

For years I’d been on the look out for a decent “all rounder” coat. I knew precisely what I wanted: long, wool, tailored but not fitted, slouchy but not too over-sized, in black or grey. But I also had a maximum budget of £250 (with no adjustments for inflation I’m proud to say😊).  It wasn’t … [Read more…]

WARDROBE TREASURES! Featuring: Distressed Wool Blazer

Don’t you just love it when you rediscover something that you haven’t worn in a long time and fall in love with it all over again?  The thrill of a “new purchase” mixed with the smug satisfaction that comes with a bargain?  If you follow me on Instagram you”ll have seen this distressed wool blazer  … [Read more…]

Never Tulle Much!

The day I wore this outfit we were spending the afternoon with my six year old daughter and two of her school pals. Boy, they were not amused. After all, it just wasn’t fair was it. And twirling in their faces probably didn’t help.😊  Designed by Babs Atta-Krah of start-up label Gingham Doll, this fabulous tulle … [Read more…]

Trench Wear-fare: Little Tweaks To Make The Most Of Your Trenchcoat

  It’s getting colder but it’s not quite time to dust off the old winter coat. Perfect weather for a trench coat! Ubiquitous and almost boringly practical, this classic staple can also be effortlessly chic if styled right. Want to add some vava-voom to yours? Here’s how with my ‘trench rules’! #1. Get a decent one. Trench … [Read more…]

Sweet Dress Tough Accessories.

I love this little Topshop dress. But, with it’s lace trim and cutesy Peter Pan collar, it’s almost too twee for my liking. So the studded McQ sandals and geometric pattern of this fab Victoria Beckham clutch add a bit of toughness. I’ve also worn this dress with heeled pumps for work but I like it best off-duty. Tough accessorising works … [Read more…]