The Marmite Blog: Dungarees and Boiler Suits

Claire Lopez Boiler Suits, Dungarees Leave a Comment

You’ll either love them or you hate them and I totally appreciate that they are just not for everyone…but I’m a dungarees convert even if my husband finds them the most repellent piece of clothing in my entire wardrobe. My kids think I look like Stinky Pete from Toy Story and my husband can’t even bring himself to look at …

New Wheels!

Claire Lopez Trainers Leave a Comment

My husband will be cringing, my son high fiving at my use of the word wheels to talk about sneakers. Whatever, it is totally ironic and I am fully aware that it marks me out as anything but youthful or cool. I have long since given up on those fronts. But what is most certainly cool and will never not …

Utility – the hot new look

Claire Lopez Khaki, Utility Leave a Comment

When you think of the word utility, it is probably swiftly followed by the word bills (boring) or room (actually one of my favourite rooms in the house so maybe that makes me middle-aged and/or boring) but it might not be something you associate with anything you want to wear. And that is where you are wrong because the utility …

Camel Tones: The March Workwear Issue

Claire Lopez Camel, Workwear Leave a Comment

Really of all the things to be having a fashion moment, who’d have thought something as potentially drab as camel would be one of them. But no, camel is the height of chic and indeed doing a top to toe look will earn you the most kudos. However, there are plenty of ways to do the look if you just …