Just before Christmas I was invited to take a look at Reiss’ SS13 collection, the light, drapey fabrics, fresh colours and mouthwatering prints were a welcome respite from super heavy knits, coats and scarves…
The Reiss team asked a handful of Handpicked (lol intended) bloggers including Disneyrollergirl, South Molton Style, Carina100 and SW Fashion to [...]
Somewhere floating around You Tube is a really old video of me and La Rue impersonating a camel, it was in relation to a camel-coloured pair of shoes, but camels also excel at eyelashes. I’m a bit too much of a hippy to put glue on my eyelids and get extensions and too lazy to [...]
Practical, roomy and slightly androgynous, what’s not to love about the tote bag? Tote bags are really pushing my buttons as my favourite bag shape, something about the way it hangs unassumingly by your side, not to mention the practicality factor.
The humble shopper is pretty much all I carry around at nowadays, my colourpop [...]
You may have picked up on my love of oysters, I’m kind of obsessed. The best ones I ever had were from Maison Premiere in New York but I’ll happily eat UK rock and natives till the cows come home. Invited to learn how to shuck oysters, I jumped at the chance to visit The [...]
You know when you get a concerned phone call from your mum about the lack of posts on your blog that it’s been a while. I’ve just come through the other side of a crazy three-week stint packed of shoots, in-house work, writing assignments and weekends chocka with family visits and most excitingly… weddings!
This season was heavy on the nostalgia, with a lot of designers who were Big Names when I was a young fashion fan, Antoni and Alison are one of those names and it’s great to see them back on the LFW schedule.
After a slightly emotional speech at the beginning from both Alison Roberts and Antoni [...]
Sunday Sundries have been a little thin on the ground because I’ve been outdoors, enjoying the precious summer days. Last week felt like a holiday after a whole afternoon of lido-lazing and I’m determined to squeeze out every last drop of summer fun (read: top up my tan) until Autumn.The kids over the fence
Left: some [...]
Recently I’ve jettisoned my usual tights jeans and shirt uniform been wearing lots of dresses with shirts over the top, the shirts de-girlify the dresses and protect you from the whims of the weather. Here I’m wearing a New Look dress, a shirt I stole from my flatmate (it’s in the wash for you Sam, [...]