November Style Staple – Seven of the Cosiest Blanket Scarves

As John Snow would say ‘Winter is here.’ The weather is chilly, the mulled wine is mulling and it’s finally time to get your snuggle on. God knows we’d all prefer to stay in our jammies drinking wine and watching netflix, but for those days where you simply have to leave the house for boring tasks, some snuggly outerwear is just the ticket. And my favourite … Continue reading November Style Staple – Seven of the Cosiest Blanket Scarves

Halloween inspired wardrobe wonders you’ll want to wear all year

Elaborate fancy dress and jaw-droppingly gruesome makeup? Nope. I like to do Halloween a little more half-assed-ly, because, to be honest, Halloween is always a bit of a non-event. So, spending loads of cash on a costume and sanity on trying to do hideous makeup? No thanks. However, halloween is the perfect excuse for a number of things. Themed chocolate ✓, making my skeleton gingerbread ✓, spending … Continue reading Halloween inspired wardrobe wonders you’ll want to wear all year

October’s Style Staple – Five Fedoras Under £30

I have a real love/hate affair with Fedoras. I love the look of them (mainly on Pinterest), I love the idea of them, I especially love them on other people, but I usually hate my head in them. Which is why I am not willing to make a huge investment into one. And more importantly when they fly off with every gust of wind (which they always do), you … Continue reading October’s Style Staple – Five Fedoras Under £30

Va-va-Velvet

Seasonal trends can be difficult to embrace. Gareth Pugh’s SS17 jazzy marble crocs, Alexander McQueen’s 2012 Armadillo shoes, everything from the Naughties… Velvet on the other hand, is a trend I’m only too happy to get behind… It’s so easy. No matter what your style and your budget, there are velvet updates for everyone. Bored of plain leather courts? Try the ahh-mazing Topshop velvet ones in … Continue reading Va-va-Velvet

The understated espadrille – the heroes of summer

As someone who is chronically too lazy to paint my toenails and with a mild phobia of feet, I am loathe to force them on any poor pedicurist. Thus summer sandals are not my friends, and peep toes? – positively enemies. This should make summer shoes a minefield, if it wasn’t for the gloriously understated espadrilles. Comfortable, toe-hiding, and undeniably summery, espadrilles are the understated … Continue reading The understated espadrille – the heroes of summer