Feeling Blue

Feeling Blue

There is a curious seasonal displacement that comes from working in fashion. I find myself continually fixated on the next season and not wanting to wear clothes appropriate for the climate. However there are some trends that work all year round. Cobalt blue was all...
Summer Sale Guide

Summer Sale Guide

The summer sales are in full swing and it’s very tempting to snap up all manner of frivolous fripperies. However, I would always advise prudent shopping during the discount season. Too many times I’ve gone home with bags of trash that I’ve bought...
Blimey Aphrodite

Blimey Aphrodite

This dress is by Diane Von Furstenberg, I snapped it up at a sale in a local boutique at 70% off. DVF isn’t usually a label I wear, but the fluorescent coral colour and dramatic grecian panelling is right up my street. It also has a 70’s Studio 54 vibe for...
Into the Woods

Into the Woods

Vintage clothes are my sartorial first love. When I was a kid growing up in the 80’s I loved to watch my mumget ready to go out. She’d drape herself in lustrous sequins and  costume jewellery. For the decade that perfected brash gaudiness, she was...
Maxi Taxi

Maxi Taxi

Maxi dresses are a summer staple that are as ubiquitous with warm weather as Pimms and barbeques. As with any trend that gains mass popularity, they can veer into naff territory. Too many ruffles or saccharin colours can leave a long frock looking limp. As I have a...

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