The Beauty of Blue

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The colour of 2020 is Classic Blue according to the colour officials, Pantone. Seeing as this is a colour which is supposed to bring peace and tranquillity and instil calmness and confidence, no wonder blue is a great colour to wear in the office. So this blog is all about gorgeous shades of blue – classic or not – and with smart and casual pieces …

Think Pink

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While Classic Blue may be the colour of Spring Summer 2020, I have got a bit of a crush on pink at the moment because it’s such an uplifting friend on dismal January days. And also because it’s a hard working chap which goes with all the usual neutral suspects no problem, but may also surprise you at how well it also works with some …

Spot the Styles for the New Season

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Happy New Year! And with the focus very much on buying well and buying less, I’m kicking off 2020 with a post which happily marries fashion with style in the form of the classic polka dot. They’ve been around for seasons now and are going nowhere. A spot is a nice alternative to a stripe and a versatile, easy print to wear to lift …

High Time to Shine!

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The world has gone sequin mad and in a frenzy bought up every – well nearly every – sequinned item on the planet. So here are the ones that haven’t yet disappeared, in time for Black Friday deals and discounts. Just don’t let them get away…. The Skirt Sequin Midi Skirt £49.99 Mango Love this one as the colour is …

Bottoms Up: Let the Party Season Begin!

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There are A LOT  of sequins around in the shops at the moment which will either make you feel like a kid in a candy store or have you guffawing at the OTT nature of the shiny stuff. But given it is still the middle of November, I thought I would ease you into the party dressing theme with something …

Menswear Monthly: The Outerwear Issue

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November is round the corner which means if you haven’t already got yourself a winter wool coat, then now’s the time. So with that in mind, here are my top picks of the styles you need in your wardrobe. It’s an item of clothing you are wise to invest in as it will see you through years to come but there are …

Going Hell for Pleather

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Leather is a key fabric this autumn and while a jacket is a total no-brainer, wardrobe staple, there’s lots more out there in the world of leather and pleather. Lots of the trousers will be totally marmite and also man repelling but the skirts are actually an easy-wear. When I pulled out a pair of pleather joggers in H&M, my husband guffawed as …