Berry Nice

Claire Lopez Berry, Burgundy, Colour, Wine Leave a Comment

While red may be the defining colour of the season, that’s not the only red you have to play with this season. Because wines and berry shades are very much also the order of the day, and arguably more sophisticated than their pillar box cousin. So if you had a burgundy school uniform, try to see beyond this and appreciate the versatility of …

Green with envy

Claire Lopez Green Leave a Comment

I have a bit of a thing for green – that is the dark, rich, forest green – that is most definitely in this season. My first attempt at doing green was in the form of an itchy, shapeless, M&S mens’ jumper which I rather fetchingly wore with dark grey boys’ jeans and DM boots – not the most feminine of ensembles, particularly when …

Working 9 to 5: how to dress to impress in the office

Claire Lopez Workwear Leave a Comment

The other week my seven year old, tracksuit bottom and hoodie wearing son said to me in a very matter of fact tone, “It’s all about those important first impressions mummy.” Wow. I have been trying to rack my brain to see if I had been the culprit here but he is right: what we wear in our professional lives does …

Wrapping up: your guide to winter coats

Claire Lopez Coats Leave a Comment

It’s the beginning of October so it really is time to be thinking about your winter coat if you are in the market for a new one this season. It’s definitely not quite time to be wearing one but given they have been in stores since August, the good ones always go by the time you actually come to want one. …