How to Shop Now

How to Shop Now

I have been thinking about my problematic relationship with the fashion industry recently. I used to live and breathe fashion, when I was a personal stylist and then an editor at an online magazine, I was thrilled to go to the shows at London Fashion Week. I was eager...
Addictions Unlimited

Addictions Unlimited

I’m currently suffering brutal withdrawal symptoms from a 10-a-day coffee habit. I saw my doctor the other week, who asked how much coffee I drank. When I admitted my dirty secret, he was aghast. I hadn’t realised how bad it was until I thought about it...
Multitasking

Multitasking

The week before last I wrote about how I have given up alcohol for good, I had a lot of lovely and supportive messages and I appreciated all of them. Thank you to everyone who got in touch. January was a tough month, what with one thing and another. I always find the...
The loves and loathes of Fashion

The loves and loathes of Fashion

I have a complicated relationship with fashion. In many ways, I love it. I’m fascinated by the relentless creativity of the designers who produce new work, season after season. They have an uncanny synchronism with the zeitgeist and independently sense that...
The Consumer Trap

The Consumer Trap

I have recently written about my endeavour to change my habits after watching the documentary, Fashion’s Dirty Secrets. The programme examined the appalling damage that the fashion and textile industry has on the environment, particularly how it effects water...
Dismantled Perfectionism

Dismantled Perfectionism

Before I had a baby I was an exacting perfectionist, which is a quality that can be as detrimental as it is productive. It compels one to work hard and strive for the best, but it can often turn inwards and become overly critical when things are, inevitably, not...

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