Menswear Monthly: The Outerwear Issue

Claire Lopez Coats, Menswear Leave a Comment

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

Claire Lopez Faux Leather, leather, Pleather Leave a Comment

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 …

Change your leopard’s spots

Claire Lopez Animal print, Coloured Animal Leave a Comment

How to update what has become a wardrobe staple? Yes animal print I’m talking about you. Well, this season it’s time to go colourful so have some fun with your leopard, cheetah, snake, zebra and tiger. Maisie Animal Print Jumper £69 Mint Velvet In the flesh this is a bright yellow rather than a camel colour and  a lovely contrast against black …

Neutral Ground

Claire Lopez Camel, Colour, Rust, Workwear Leave a Comment

Two major forces have collided to give this autumn a clear colour palette – the rise of neutral, tonal dressing and the influence of the 70s. This means the shops are awash with beige, caramel, tobacco and rusty copper tones which look sophisticated and rich when worn either head to toe or mixed and matched together. Button Cuff Crew Jumper £26 Warehouse …

The Year of the Snake

Claire Lopez Animal print, Snakeskin Leave a Comment

You might not love animal print…or you might. But you can’t avoid it and while leopard has reigned supreme for several seasons, this autumn there are a couple of rivals vying for top dog spot in the print stakes. So if you want to change up your look then don a spot of snake print on your feet or over your arm. It’s …

Back to Work: The September Issue

Claire Lopez Blouses, Uncategorized, Workwear Leave a Comment

The kids are back to school and for me September always feels more like a new start than ever January does – probably because I am curled up in a ball feeling pretty miserable with the dark days and horrible weather. So with that in mind, the start of the month and the beginning of autumn is the perfect time to …

The Future’s Bright

Claire Lopez Brights Leave a Comment

I think I may have cracked it – the shopping conundrum that is – not Brexit or anything so useful but what to buy that will work just as well now as into the autumn. And the answer – anything bright. Not only is colour perfect for when the sun shines, but even better, the catwalks were awash with brights – …