Sssshhhh – mum’s the word

Claire Lopez Hush Leave a Comment

One of my very dearest friends messaged me the other day saying she had just entered into Hush territory and asking if that made her a full on mum? Well, I’m not sure. I certainly found Hush after becoming a mum but I don’t think that it is a brand solely for mums. I can definitely think of other brands that fall …

It’s catalogue time

Claire Lopez Boden Leave a Comment

Sartorially speaking, summer you are dead to me. You’ve gone and done a runner so I am no longer going to sit here pining for you. Onwards and upwards to the new season because this is the time when the catalogues start arriving on the doorstep to tempt you. And this week, you have caught my eye Boden. Now I …

High Shine

Claire Lopez Accessories, Bags, Belts, Footwear, Gold, Metallics, Silver Leave a Comment

I remember having a gold metallic bag from Oasis a long, long time ago and getting a lot of stick from a certain friend, who shall remain nameless (Sue Fletcher-Watson) about it’s tackiness. Well, all I can say is that you were wrong because metallics are here to stay and if you are someone who doesn’t like flitting from trend to trend …

Vertical limits

Claire Lopez Stripes Leave a Comment

We’ve all got a stripe or two in our wardrobe – I’ve got five and that’s just tops. And there’s a reason for that, because it’s the easiest form of print, it goes with everything and never dates. But that doesn’t mean you can’t update yours and give it a bit of a refresh. Because while stripes are still very …

Queen of Hearts

Claire Lopez Hearts, Spots Leave a Comment

Stripes – got, stars – done. Now we move on to the new season’s motifs. I bring you the spot and the heart. I definitely like the hearts – no doubt about it. A little bit of red to brighten up a top – it’s fun and light-hearted and done in the right way not remotely twee. Spots on the other …