Bohemian Traders Blossom Days

Bohemian Traders Blossom Days SS16 I’ve had a long standing crush on Bohemian Traders.  One of my absolute favourites for boho chic style.  I’ve loved them since late 2013 when Emily from The Beetleshack opened up a popup online shop for Christmas. Three years later, and Bohemianread more »

Spring Fling Style File | 14 day style challenge

Spring Fling Style File style challenge Oh yeah, baby!  It’s time! Bye bye winter and hello spring! To celebrate the advent of spring style, Sarah from She Writes and I are again hosting a seasonal style file. Hello Spring Fling Style File! If you haven’t played along before, it isread more »

my daily skincare regime

my daily skincare regime I’m sharing my daily skincare regime. The routine I follow every morning and every evening to keep my skin healthy and happy, plus the products I most often reach for.  I’m 43 with combination skin. I must be doing something right, as I recently had a skinread more »

ageless style rules | Smash the Fashion Rules

ageless style rules to ignore and ones to live by It feels like you can’t crack open a fashion magazine without reading about rules for women.  Skincare rules.  Makeup rules.  Style rules.  Body type rules. Age rules. Some of these are helpful, some are patronising and some are just plainread more »

wearing the wrap mini skirt

wearing the wrap mini skirt You know some days you’re just feeling it? Yeah, that was me, wearing my new wrap mini skirt in the weekend. After a week quite like no other, I was finally feeling a bit better!  Want to hear about my very interesting week? I have a very talented friend who is aread more »

The Festival of Kimba 43

The Festival of Kimba 43 Oh, I do like a birthday festival! Especially when it’s mine.  Funny that!  The Festival of Kimba was a pretty special one. It started with breakfast in bed – smoked salmon scramble on my gluten free toast, topped with fresh basil.  Next up, a pile of lovelyread more »

wearing Ruby and Lilli Tribe

wearing Ruby and Lilli Tribe Can’t tell you how much I’m loving the new season Ruby & Lilli collections.  Vibe is part of the Mariniére collection, inspired by the oh so chic French Navy. Tribe is a round necked black and white striped long sleeved T shirt, featuring silver foilread more »

Absolutely Fabulous movie review

Absolutely Fabulous movie review In November 1992, the world changed forever when Edina Monsoon and Patsy Stone burst onto our small screens.  It was essential viewing for this woman of the 90s. The fabulous fashion – “It’s Lacroix, sweetie!” The love hate relationshipsread more »

how to style the gypsy blouse

how to style the gypsy blouse Let me tell you one of the super fun things about being a fashion stylist? I have to go shopping all the time! Staying on top of current trends, and knowledge of what’s out there is really important.  I’m always checking out new arrivals in store andread more »

Smash the Fashion Rules

We’re jumping in the Wayback Machine today. Time to dial it back for some Smash the Fashion Rules awesomeness! Inspired by iCurvy’s recent Rule Breakers Club style challenge, I checked out my Smash the Fashion Rules archives.  I reckon I found some goodies! Smash the Fashion Rules Iread more »

wearing Ruby & Lilli Marinière and Simplicité

featuring new season Ruby & Lilli Marinière and Simplicité collections Love Ruby & Lilli? Me too! I’m super proud to be a Ruby & Lilli brand rep. The new season collections have been going off like a frog in a sock – but way more stylishly, obvs. I’m sharing someread more »

why you should put yourself on your To Do List

why you should put yourself on your To Do list I’m pretty good at telling other people what to do.  Right now, I’m going to tell you why you should put yourself on your To Do list. As a mother, the first born child, the only daughter, the first grandchild on both sides, a former EA /read more »

Rule Breakers Club with iCurvy

A few years ago, I posted a series of posts called Smash the Fashion Rules.  Many so called “fashion rules” are more about body shaming. I’m all for body positivity, plus I don’t like being told what to do. Fast forward a few years, and the lovely Jo from iCurvy has kickedread more »

Wearing Voodoo Vixen

wearing Judy frock gifted by Voodoo Vixen & carrying DKNY bag gifted by Shopbop I adore retrocute and I adore fun frocks, so it stands to reason that I adore Voodoo Vixen! Last year, I wore the most beautiful Voodoo Vixen frock for the Welshman’s Christmas party – worthy of hangingread more »

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