Skirting round the issue

Claire Lopez Skirts Leave a Comment

When I was a buyer at Monsoon, the department none of us wanted was skirts. Why? Because they were beyond frumpy and difficult to create outfits that someone other than your granny would wear. But that is no longer the case. Skirts are most definitely having a fashion moment and a floral midi skirt is unbelievably achingly cool. Such is the …

The rise of the wrap

Claire Lopez dresses, Wrap Dress 1 Comment

That flamenco emoji lady has a lot to answer for. Thanks to her (well probably not just her) the shops are full of flirty, ruffly wrap dresses. Everywhere. But don’t be too hasty to dismiss this most feminine of styles because the wrap dress covers a lot of bases: work wear – yep, casual – definitely, occasions – yes indeed. Here’s …

Spot On

Claire Lopez Spots Leave a Comment

Fringes – they’re cheaper than Botox and great for hiding gigantic spots on your forehead. But this spring there is no hiding from the spotty craze that has hit the shops. From polka dots to oversized spots, a piece of spotted clothing is a must-have for this spring. And if you are bored of stripes but not into your florals, this …

One love

Claire Lopez Red, Valentine's Day Leave a Comment

I don’t love Valentine’s Day and neither does my husband. He resents being forced to be romantic on the back of a commercially driven retail conspiracy – and he’s got a point. But somehow I find myself doing a very loosely themed Valentine’s blog (aka red things) – not because you should actually buy these items because it’s the 14th February, but because …