If budget were no object or I needed a head turning coat or two, more than a new bathroom suite then these blossom covered beauties would be coming home with me next Spring. Dolce and Gabbana RTW SS2014. All images Vogue.com
Something pretty and pastel this afternoon, with the memory of Summer ice creams still in my mind or a new season of decorating iced biscuits ahead. The catwalk of the latest Burberry Prorsum Spring 2014 RTW collection was a fast moving train of perfectly edible candy coloured sugary sweetness and just the right amount of sparkle. With a [...]
Cosy colours and light layers mixed with thick sweaters, satin dresses with checked over coats. Collecting favourite comfort recipes and noting them down. Gathering logs together to keep the winter fire burning. Trying out a new homemade beauty regime to save Autumn skin. Making the most of chillier and rainy days indoors with my four [...]
WHAT? It’s Saturday you say? Well you know me. Way out west, simple 1970′s cotton dress and leather boots dolled up with, colourful accessories. Cotton Crochet Dress – Vacation Vintage, turquoise necklace – Mr Upcycled, Coral Necklace – Zephyr Vintage, Bucket Bag – Thrush, Sequin Purse – Strawberry Koi, Southwestern Belt Squash Blossom Vintage, Grey [...]
Is it Sunday already? oops. This weeks Etsy vintage outfit has a twinkle of yellow for dark days and evenings, with Long sleeved warming layers and simple accessories. Mustard Cardigan – Alacloth , Blouse – Decades, Coat – Dear Golden , Lion Necklace – Capri Oui, Belt, Shoes and Bag – Thrush, Skirt – Pretty [...]
Just a quick one, I missed you guys! We have had a hectic past few weeks around here, but this candy coloured new Oscar De La Renta Spring 2013 Ready To Wear collection blew my mind, and I had to share the pretty colour combinations, frills, embellishments, fun shapes and smart lines. All images Style.com
Make then stare! Wearing jewels on the bus to the department store or tottering from the car to meet with friends for lunch, a sweet little outfit with bright accessories to cheer up Autumn days. Fur Coat-Hollie Point, Gold and Turquoise Bracelet-Rebstuff1, Beaded Earrings and Milk Glass Rhinestone Necklace-Kiamichi7, Lace Slip and Floral Pencil Skirt-Gypsy Plunder, [...]
Hello, Friday folk, I know, that you know my time keeping is not the best, but I’m here! Todays Vintage fashion Friday is all pulled together from UK based Vintage Etsy shops. Dressing up for daytime, with over the top jewellery and a scruffy edge, lets say Breakfast at Tiffany’s meets Sid and Nancy. I would also [...]
Six awesome things from the latest additions to Toasts Winter collection. Sparkle sparkle. I love their descriptions too! Softly fitted, collarless, knee-length coat, Elegant, drapey, diaphanous silk chiffon kimono top, Lace Dress, Silk-wrapped beaded necklace, Weighty bronze metal sequin embellished scarf, and Cherry patent leather T bar shoes.
As the seasons change I find my wardrobe wish list goes through the roof! With inspiration everywhere and the high street all looking a little same-y I need to get back into mixing up old and new, so I thought it would be fun to try a new weekly feature, Vintage fashion Fridays. I hope [...]
Berry hues for a fruity Autumn wardrobe update to go with your morning smoothie, inspired by the Burberry Prorsum rtw ss2013 runway edit via Vogue. Red Dress, Umbrella and Purple Scarf-Mango, Necklace-My Wardrobe, Tote-Topshop, Bow Belt-Red Herring at Debenhams, Leopard Skirt-Vest top-French Connection, Sandals-LK Bennett, Suede Bangle-Cos, Plum seduction nail enamel-Revlon, Blush in Exhibit-A, Eyeshadow duo in Caravaggio, Single [...]
Lately I have been looking around for Autumn layers and top of my wish list are these, my super 8 from Boden. Getting brave and throwing a few colours in there, as upon opening my wardrobe this morning I was overwhelmed by all the greys. Just in case all that colour gets too much though, [...]
Serious wardrobe envy today looking through these pictures. Top Karlie Kloss, Liu Wen, Arizona Muse and Joan Smalls, bottom Florence Welch all photographed by Norman Jean Roy for The Vogue 120: The Stylish Singers, Designers, Actors, Models, and More (Under 45) of the Moment. All images Norman Jean Roy for Vogue.
Autumn colours and outfits from the Early Autumn 2012 Toast Look book. All images Toast.
Just take a look at these amazing pictures of an installation at the store Merci, in Paris, taken about a year ago by katie merchant of Thank you Ok. Maybe a few good ideas here of what I can do with all that vintage lace I’m hoarding? I adore all the soft colours and different textures here. [...]
Introducing my latest blog of the week Elephantine. A peaceful place curated by Seattle based Rachel Ball, who lives with her husband and pets Rufus and Bodhi. A fellow lover of simple, pretty things and also it seems, just as baffled at keeping a house plant alive as me. (I am down to one thirsty looking [...]
Hey you, My first weekend at home and after a lovely couple of days, I’m just catching up on all the things I’ve missed. I have missed making, reading, just being at home, blogs, you, fashion. . . . . the list goes on. But beautiful breathtaking fashion. Whipped up in a sequin frenzy of all [...]
Only ten more days then I am back to my little seaside town, full time cat amuser, attentive sister/wife and kitchen extraordinaire. I will bake, tidy, make and most of all POST. I am having real fun up here in Soho, but will be so happy to Summer in Hastings. With the odd trip to [...]
The bank holiday was a complete wash out, with grey skies and lingering April showers, so I am very happy to see the emerging of Summer outfits from all around the world with The Sartorialist. Even if I am still wrapped up in double layered cardigans and waiting for the earth to warm up so [...]
The sky has returned to a its grey threatening ways, so I just thought I’d share a WOW something with you, to keep your spirits up x All images Steven Meisel Vogue Italia December-2007 via Paranaiv.
Here comes wedding season and this year lots many of my friends are getting married, so today I am sharing Ruche’s new Bridal inspiration look book. I know they are going to love it as much as I do x
With simple colours, natural textures and soft layers.So excited for Spring, the sun is shining and we have been awake since 5am, but when the sun is spreading it’s smile across the sky, I am only grateful to get to see more of it. Love these new pieces from the Toast Early S/S collection. Soft [...]
Lovely pictures from the Noa Noa Spring collection for 2012. It is nearly always the beautiful luscious locks of the Noa Noa models that first catch my eye, then the delicate layers of the clothing collection. All images Noa Noa.
Love these outfits from Alessandro Dell’Acqua’s No. 21 collection, the light layers on top and heavier tweed fabrics for trousers, skirts and coats. Lace and tweed mixed with, camel coloured wool and pale silks. All images No.21 at Style.com