With the party season well and truly upon us and fingers crossed an actual Christmas to celebrate with friends and family this year, my last blog for 2021 is packed full of ideas for what to wear and how to wear these well beyond the festive season. There are lots of lovely brands that I […]

Hello! Sorry it’s been a while but with the new season stock in stores, I thought I would kick off the autumn season with a subject that is very topical… And that is transitional layers for this in-between weather. It’s time to swap that denim/utility jacket for something a bit more substantial. First up a […]

Nothing says summer like straw and whether you are stay-cationing or heading abroad, a straw bag is the perfect way to finish off your ensemble – be that jeans and a jacket or an airy summer dress. A few summers ago it was all about the circular straw bag, but this season shopper styles reign […]

It’s been a while – but here is my first summer blog and this week it’s all about gingham. This easy to wear print is a spring and summer perennial as it re-appears every season, and has done for the past few years. In fact, one of this year’sĀ itĀ dresses was none other than a square […]

Oooh I have surpassed myself with this pun!! If you haven’t got a clue what I’m on about, smocking is an embroidery technique used to gather fabric together allowing it to stretch – essentially it was the Middle Age seamstress’ answer to elastic and was used extensively on cuffs and bodices in the 18th and […]

Well not that it actually really went away as online shopping has been there to save us. But, if like me, you’ve missed the physical act of going to the shops for a spot of retail therapy, then this week’s opening of stores is an exciting and welcome milestone in the journey to normality. However, […]


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