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 … [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. … [Read more…]

Tulle, Leather and Rubbish Weather

  My next post is all about high-end/high street mixing and matching. But, as this outfit (worn on Easter Sunday – this post is a little later than planned!) does it so well, it had to have a post of its own, even though the weather that day was not exactly the best for blog … [Read more…]

Swedish Hasbeens Peep (out) Toes. When shoes don’t love you back!

  It’s warming up – time for Spring/Summer shoes.  Before I invest in a new pair, I like to go through what I’ve got first, sorting what to keep and what to ditch. And as usual, I can’t quite decide what to do with my Swedish Hasbeens peep-toe clogs. Bought 5 years ago as an … [Read more…]