Nailing Autumn/Winter With ESPRIT

Autumn/Winter is without a doubt my favourite time of the year. Scarves, hats, cosy socks and tights all become staples. The colours are rich both in nature, and in the clothing. Fabric becomes more textures and soft too. It’s practically perfect. Esprit has got some gorgeous styles at the moment. The key to comfort is layers. Tees and Shirts are the ideal first layers, with nice quality knits like jumpers and cardigans on over the top. Swapping denim out for thicker and softer fabrics really put me in comfort mode, but I still have meetings to attending, and school runs to do! Being presentable, seasonal and comfortable is a top … [Read more…]

#YOOXLovesthereef

Is there anything better than getting some gorgeous clothing while also saving one of the seven wonders of the world? Probably not many things. I love it when a brand collab also gives back. We Are Handsome x YOOX have gone full tilt on the #YOOXLovesthereef campaign. The 6 piece collection is frankly gorgeous, but the fact the proceeds raised go to a good cause? Makes it ever more loveable. I am gonna go ahead and share my three fave pieces.  I love the print on this one. The whole collection reminds me of the ocean, the deep blues, the swirls ahhh it’s all just super chill and pretty.  I … [Read more…]

5 Must-Have Floral Dresses (Splash & Save)

Although the weather lately has left much to be desired, it’s still the perfect time to invest in some floral print dresses – it can’t rain forever, right? There is nothing quite as lovely as a warm summers day, wearing a flattering and comfortable dress. I am a huge fan of print right now, so these are my wish-list/must-have dresses for the summer. In the save range we of course have Primark, coming in at a sweet £13, and in the splash range, the investment piece is Roberto Cavalli at a neat £379. A dress for every budget and occasion.   Top Left, Influence Orange Crochet Trim Floral Print Dress – … [Read more…]

Party Outfit for Under £10

I have posted a few of my vintage buys in the last few months on my Instagram, I am also an avid charity shop shopper. Although I love stores like Primark, I can often get a better quality item from say Next, Mango, Asos Brands, and M&S from a second-hand shop. An item that perhaps would retail originally between £15-£35 and more is now sitting waiting for a new home. Not only that but picking up clothing like this is environmentally friendly and you are giving money to charity. I tend to shop with an outfit idea in mind, so that I hit the racks knowing almost what I will be coming … [Read more…]

Ensuring That Your Children Are Well Presented & Smartly Dressed Is Possible

Children like to get dirty; that’s no secret. They play in the mud, roll around on the floor, and often drop their food all down themselves. They rub sand in their hair, get paint on their faces, and end up covered in all sorts of grime by the end of the day. Because of this, a lot of parents dress their children for practicality – aka in clothes that it doesn’t matter if they get messy. While it’s fine to do this, a common misconception is that kids can’t look smart and stylish and be wearing clothes that are child-friendly, when actually this isn’t true. You can dress your children … [Read more…]

The Definitive Guide to Handbag Essentials

Whether you’ve got a closet full of Vivienne Westwood bags or you carry your belongings round in an old rucksack that’s seen better days, the contents of a woman’s handbag are sacred. Here are the essentials that should always be at hand at all times: A phone charger  There’s nothing worse than your battery suddenly dying just as you were about to post a flawless selfie to snapchat, so make sure you always have a phone charger tucked away in your bag. Hand sanitiser  It can be a germ-ridden world out there, so make sure you have a little bottle of hand sanitiser ready to use to keep those coughs … [Read more…]

My Perfect Mum Outfit

I think we all have an outfit that we tend to go straight to when we have nights out, lunches, dates, and meetings. I used to wear something like this almost all the time. The only thing I changed was the bag, or the top. Switching it up between tees and shirts depending on where I was heading. Once I had the girls I swapped to leggings and a top that would fit – not anymore!! For me, this is my perfect outfit and I’ve been working on accumulating the basics once gain to suit my new shape. I think if the basics are all the same it’s so easy to … [Read more…]

JD Williams Review

You know when you have an event coming up, you want to be a) comfortable and b) gorgeous. So when I had the chance to review something from the Summer Dresses category at JD Williams I was super excited. I opted for a black shirt dress, and a pair of brown suede boots. I will be putting up a separate review for the boots as I feel they deserve more than a small mention. So this will be all about the dress. When it was ordered I was expecting a pretty light material, with no stretch, I bet you know the sort I am talking about too. However this felt … [Read more…]

Choosing Ankle Boots

I am a huge ankle boot fan. I find them easy to wear, supportive on the ankle and super versatile. In general, I tend to opt for two types of ladies ankle boot. The biker style boot, with laces, buckles, bars, zips and heavy soles. These automatically make me feel ready for the day. I tend to wear them with jeans, baggy jumper and a  slick of red lipstick. There is something delicious about boots. I tend to stick to black or tan, I feel like they go with the most outfits. Shirt dresses and ankle boots are basically a staple of my wardrobe. The pull on boot, my second go to, … [Read more…]