River Island’s Cheap and Chic Festival Jewellery

Thrifty cool costume jewellery straight off the High Street… Whilst out mooching the mean streets of Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, I wandered past possibly the only half-decent shop the small market town possesses, River Island. Tempted inside by my jewellery-seeking companion, we sailed by the vibrant fashions straight to the magpie’s delight which is the back wall. … Continue reading

Trend | Print

Trend report – Print Clash… As that famous little yellow bear says, “Izzy Whizzy, Let’s Get Busy” and it seems this is the mantra for summer 2012. The sun may not be shining, the rain may be falling and the wind may be gale force, but we can still represent the fairer season by injecting … 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

Trend | Statement Trousers

Trend report – Loud Legs… This season it’s all about the printed pant. Whether skinny, tapered, billowing or pyjama, the catwalk has spoken and this season, it’ll be your legs doing the talking. When making such a statement, team your trousers with a simple white tee, or a silk blouse for a smarter look, and … Continue reading

New Product | Georgia Hardinge for Lancôme

London’s Georgia Hardinge gives Lancôme a Jubilee makeover… Rising star of the London fashion design scene, Georgia Hardinge has teamed up with Lancôme to give a quintessentially British makeover to two of their infamous beauty potions, especially for Her Royal Highness’ impending celebrations. Although renowned for her penchant for graphic prints (which, by the way are … Continue reading

New Product | Benefit Sun Beam

Benefit Cosmetics launches new Sun Beam… Just in time for those imminent and plentiful sunnier moments (finger crossed) Benefit has unveiled the new addition to the ‘Beam’ family. With its predecessor, High Beam applied daily to my mush, I am naturally an instant fan of this new bronze hued highlighter. And to be honest, it doesn’t even matter … 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