Shine bright in metallic this season

Claire Lopez Metallics 2 Comments

There are two occasions when you absolutely shouldn’t shop: 1. when you have been drinking and 2. when you are hungover. I broke both those rules recently, and lo and behold have ended up with a rather expensive internet order landing on my doorstep as a result of the former and then was collared when I was weak, vulnerable and hanging by a …

Get militant this spring

Claire Lopez Khaki, Military Leave a Comment

When I did a year’s worth of Army Cadets at secondary school, aged 14, I definitely did not see the upside to what I was wearing. In fact, I hated it, mainly because we had to spend the requisite hours polishing boots and creating shiny toe caps with a bit of masking tape, starching our collars and generally making ourselves look ship …

Fifty Shades of Pink

Claire Lopez Colour, Pink Leave a Comment

Ok so maybe you weren’t convinced by yellow, but what about pink? Barring a fuschia pink dress that I have worn to so many weddings and parties and loved, I have more or less avoided pink for a long time because I was emotionally scarred by an outfit I had when I was about 7 or 8 years old. It was the first thing I was …

Live your life in colour and make it yellow

Claire Lopez Colour, Yellow Leave a Comment

You should practise what you preach really and so this season I am doing exactly that and going outside my usual comfort zone of neutrals to embrace some of the season’s colours, in particular SS16’s yellow. Now, this is not a shy wallflower type of yellow, it is a ‘hello here I am, look at me’ shade and is therefore not for everyone, …