Denim jacket shopping

Take two denim jackets. Two different brands, two different sizes, with one similar fit. This is the perfect illustration of why it is less important what the label says and more important how good the shape and fit of a garment is on you. I had my denim jacket, which I bought several years ago, … Continue reading Denim jacket shopping

The demise of the department store

I think it is a real shame that we are in danger of losing many well-known stores from our local High Street. We’ve recently lost BHS, and other big names including House of Fraser and Debenhams are struggling to survive. I live in Edinburgh and it always seems to be busy.  Lots of tourists, but … Continue reading The demise of the department store

Let’s Jump!

The last couple of summers have seen the maxi dress become a wardrobe staple. I wouldn’t be without mine now.  They are so versatile and there are versions to suit most people. This year however, the jumpsuit seems to be its new rival. We have seen them steadily growing in popularity and now you can … Continue reading Let’s Jump!

Along the High Street: Sahara

I have just been browsing the latest Sahara London brochure which landed through the door. I love to be able to sit down with a coffee and an exciting new catalogue.  Right from a young age, when (pre-internet) catalogue shopping was all the rage, this has been something I’ve enjoyed.  It’s a much more tactile … Continue reading Along the High Street: Sahara

Along the High Street: BHS

When was the last time you shopped in BHS?  It has certainly been a long time since it was considered a 'go to' stop on many peoples walk along the High Street. Having struggled in recent years, its fortunes once again are hanging in the balance as a new consortium aims to turn it around. … Continue reading Along the High Street: BHS

Radiant Orchid

This is the new Pantone colour of the year for 2014 and therefore one we’ll be seeing quite a bit of in all things from fashion to home décor. Why not get ahead of the game with a bit of savvy sale shopping?  Look out for clothing and accessories that you can buy now and … Continue reading Radiant Orchid

Sustainable Style?

We all have our own style personality and mine veers toward the creative, so I couldn’t resist the challenge to try and create an outfit that would fit the brief for Ms Wanda’s Wardrobe’s, human friendly outfit competition. Ms Wanda has invited fashion bloggers to describe what human friendly fashion means to them, to coincide … Continue reading Sustainable Style?

Rainy days on the golf course

After a gloriously sunny summer, I have finally had a chance to wear my stylish new waterproof jacket on the golf course.  The rain and wind have now most definitely arrived! There are a couple of features I particularly like about this jacket.  Firstly, it has adjustable side-tabs, which means that the waist can be … Continue reading Rainy days on the golf course

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