I’ve just booked my first leg wax of 2017. I wouldn’t usually even consider such a thing this early in the year, but we have just booked a last minute break to Cyprus and one doesn’t want to scare the other holidaymakers. My legs are … [read more]
Preface: I realise showing one’s wardrobe malfunctions might be an unusual angle for a blog, but we all have them right? Just last week I bought a lovely pair of loafers, which were a little bit on the large side – but I went ahead … [read more]
I’ve always wanted to publish the kind of fashion photographs that ‘real’ bloggers post on their immaculate Pinterest pages (ie not those with Impostor Syndrome!). You know the ones: tall, leggy brunette with long hair flowing in the wind, striding across a crowded New York street, … [read more]
Women’s handbags are getting bigger and bigger. Tote bags used to be a specific category – a bag large enough to carry your shopping. Now a tote is more or less the norm, as our nomadic working patterns and consumerist lifestyles mean we need to carry … [read more]
“I have nothing to wear”. How many of us start our day by muttering this under our breath? The experts say that we only wear 20% of the clothes in our wardrobes. I have been hoarding clothes for years and I reckon I only wear … [read more]
I’ve just been given an invitation to a bloggers’ dinner party, which I was looking forward to receiving until I saw the theme – I have to go dressed as my favourite Gossip Girl character. I’m 42, I’ve never watched it and I don’t intend … [read more]
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