The Shirt (that is neither blue nor white)

Anyone looking into my wardrobe will spot that my current favourite item of clothing is the shirt and this season is set to lure me in a little further as shirts are everywhere.  Well, I would be lured in if I could find a shirt that was neither blue nor white!

So of course the frill and ruffle is a big thing, the addition of bows, ribbons, badges, the bigger the sleeve the better; all …read more


Updating your S/S17 Wardrobe

The new season has begun (well close enough!), your are beginning to see your wardrobe in a brand new light, so let the try on session begin.  It’s time to sort and clear again…and then off to the shops you go!

1. Make your list
Look at what you have already, what pieces do you need to complete an outfit? What trends have you fallen for?
Think about your day-to-day lifestyle; there is no point buying clothes …read more


How to Hold a Fashion Swap

For ages now I have wanted to hold a fashion swap at my home.  I regularly clear out and with that, some of the items go to the bin, some to charity and some on to a rail with the intention of selling them.  But I still hold too much value on many of the items I am trying to sell, so they never sell for as much as I’d like.  I would rather …read more


A Print, A Slogan – Upgrading the T-Shirt

Can you define your personal style?  Quick tip – what do you feel most comfortable wearing?  That most likely defines it – easy (except if you’ve answered PJ’s;) )!

If I were to define my personal style I would put the printed t-shirt at the top of the list.  Easily worn with jeans and trainers, or happily mixed with a tutu and heels.

My favourite way to wear this style at the minute is with ankle …read more


Back to Basics or Top of the Trends?

So just down the road, and open most nights until 10pm, are my closest clothes stores, all kitted out with everything I should need to update my wardrobe.  But I rarely shop in these stores, because up until the last few seasons, they have stocked very little that has caught my eye beside the basics.

Both Next and Marks and Spencer have a purpose for me.  Next is where I buy much of my little …read more


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