Month: April 2016

What I want to wear at the weekend…

Yesterday (Saturday) I was SO delighted that the weekend had rolled around.  What a relief!  It’s been quite a full-on five days, we are getting used to the new term and different after school activities, work has been busy, and although it’s all been great fun, it was great to wake up yesterday morning and […]

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Nude Tights – The Season is upon us

Nude Tights – the season is nearly upon us – are you ready? I have a love hate relationship with nude tights. Love Sheer, nude tights look beautifully fresh and sleek. Expensive nude tights have a beautiful sheen to them that lift the most normal of outfits and elevate the most pedestrian of legs. New tights, […]

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Don’t abandon your long sleeves just yet

As I write this it is a gloriously sunny spring morning.  There are some clouds in the sky, but there is more blue than white and the blue is such an intense blue I can’t imagine it ever being grey. Spring is here…. It’s so tempting to get dressed and think, “This is it, it’s […]

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Slouchy Friday

The idea for the Slouchy Friday dress came about when I was writing an article around what to wear when you really want to wear pyjamas but you really have to go to work.  And I thought what would I wear in those circumstances?  And, not having it in my wardrobe, I designed it.  I’ve […]

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Spring Wardrobe – The Coat

Plan your Wardrobe How do you plan your spring wardrobe so that it doesn’t matter what the weather is doing, you will always have something to wear?  The days to come are going to be changeable.  Some days will be unseasonably warm, others will feel like a return to winter.  How do you plan your wardrobe so […]

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Why it’s not Selfish to find Time for Yourself

We are emerging from the Easter holidays into Spring.  Many of us have taken time off work to be with family and friends.  Easter is a great holiday, it doesn’t carry with it the pressure of Christmas, with visiting people and shopping and writing cards and parties, and events, and, and and. I have really […]

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How to Cope with Varying Temperatures and Still look Well Dressed

The answer is layering.  Getting layered up could be the best thing that you can do on days when the temperature and the weather vary greatly within an 8 hour period.  Either it starts sunny and warm and then gets cooler, leaving you feeling completely frozen and regretting having left scarf, hat, gloves at home.  […]

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