An Ode to Thee – The Humble Tee

An ode to thee the humble T

Showing some love to the ultimate wardrobe staple… I think we should all take a moment to appreciate the most unassuming, overlooked, taken for granted item of clothing in each and every one of our wardrobes. Yes, it’s you Mr T. Shirt. I’ve recently purchased a number of tees, and quite frankly reveled in their … Continue reading

Loud-Mouth Jewels

H&M Statement Necklace, Shopping, Jewellery, Fashion, Accessories, High Street, Gold, Gems, Geometric

Proudly presenting my statement necklace courtesy of H&M… Oh! I am in love. If I could marry this piece of jewellery and become Mrs Necklace I would. Recently I have been on the look out for a noisy piece to decorate shirt collars and in particular a black leather top I have from Monki which … Continue reading

H&M & Other Stories

H&M’s latest venture, & Other Stories to open new store in London this Spring… The thoroughly fashion forward and ultimately business brained people behind H&M, COS, Cheap Monday, Monki and Weekday have yet another string to add to their Swedish sartorial bow, that of new ready-to-wear, accessories and beauty brand – & Other Stories. A … Continue reading

Trend | Oversized Outerwear

Thomas Tait AW12, Fashion, Shopping, A/W12, Wool Coat, Oversized, Trend Report

Trend report – Big is beautiful… Now that it’s getting darker earlier and you’ve had to start using the heater in your car, it’s clear that the summer which never really arrived has well and truly departed. But that can only mean one thing… it’s time to gather a new winter wardrobe, hurrah! Top of … Continue reading

Let’s Pretend with H&M

H&M launch dress-up collection for children… I am currently finding it quite difficult to hide my bitter disappointment that I do not have a child right now, or perhaps more accurately, am not one myself/child-size/H&M did not make this range for adults. Yes, children always seem to have all that carefree fun, and thanks to … Continue reading

Sparkle and Fade

Glitter ombre nail art, nail polish, nail varnish, beauty, dip dye, how to

Today’s nails… Quite frankly I am pleased as punch with my simple, yet oh-so chic glittery ombre nails. So I thought I’d share them with the world. Very easy to do, just paint on a base colour, then when that’s dry add a glitter polish two thirds down. Wait ’til dry then add some more … Continue reading

Cheeky Monki

Monki Store, Carnaby Street, London, Fashion, Clothing, Style, Sweden, H&M, Shopping

Meet Monki, my new high street lover… After months of chance meetings with the wonderful wares of Monki (as they catch my eye whilst magazine reading) I have at long last had a formal introduction; and first impressions more than met expectations. Mooching along arty farty Carnaby Street I stumbled upon the Swedish delight, a positive … Continue reading

Trend | All Hail the Veil

Maison Martin Margiella AW 12 Couture, Fashion, Veil, Trend, Haute Couture Fashion Week, Paris

Paris Couture’s fashionable face mask… This autumn, if going by the hedonistic delights of Paris’ Haute Couture, one needn’t concern oneself with make-up, as the ‘paper bag look’ (all be it a wholly decadent one) is thoroughly in vogue. Traditionally saved for the bride in every show’s finale, fashion’s elite- Christian Dior, Armani Privé and … Continue reading

JW Anderson for Topshop

The famed knitwear designer is the latest to bring high fashion to the high street… Hurrah for even more collab-fab! With Louise Gray launching her designs for Topshop this August, Maison Martin Margiela announcing their partnership Swedish-style a la H&M yesterday, and cult knitter JW Anderson teaming up with Toppers too, we are all oh-so … Continue reading

Fashion Tips 2012 | Jubilee Street Party

Street Party 1953, Golden Jubilee Street Party, Fashion, Shopping

Golden Jubilee Style… With the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee less than a month away, much merriment and clear blue skies (touch wood) wait just around the corner. And I am most looking forward to the street parties, which promise cucumber sandwiches, Pimm’s, homemade cakes (and plenty of them) coconut shies and miles upon miles of bunting. … Continue reading