Blog – Mrs Wardrobe

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What jewellery did you wear this summer?

What jewellery did you wear this summer and say, when you were on holiday  The reason I ask is that if you can track what you have worn it might be a good indication of what you will wear in the future.  And so, next time you go away instead of looking at your jewellery […]

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What to buy next – Early Autumn

Gentle Transition to Cooler Days Now is not winter.  Now is the beginning of September.  It is nearly August, that was summer.  We are very close to where summer was, it’s just that we’re in Autumn now.  In truth the days have been shortening, nights drawing in, days getting lighter later for a while now. But […]

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Bra Straps

Is it just me, or are visible bra straps rather, eugh?  There are many pretty tops being worn which look less than their best when viewed from behind, where 2 thick straps rise vertically along the shoulder blade, neither enhancing nor coordinating with the outfit being worn. Don’t do it ladies. Either: Make sure your underwear […]

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Summer Sales – Good Investments – 4 items to buy in the Sales

I look out of the window at the rain and the grey sky, about to recommend that you search out: a good swimsuit; a summer hat; a pair of amazing shoes; and sunglasses, in the tail end of the sales period, all the while rejoicing in the unpredictability of the British weather, predictable in its […]

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“I made a thousand cups….”….I’ve been reading the FT

I’ve just been reading an article about Cesa Milton in the FT, which you can find at FT.com and then search via the First Person Column and it will appear. She had been “drifting along, doing secretarial jobs and bringing up children while all the time I was thinking, “I wish I could paint but I can’t.” […]

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Identity: 1 of 2

I have been thinking about identity, I can’t remember why, I think I had written the word in some notes and on rereading the notes it got me thinking. Identity: one size fits all? Identity, it sounds so concrete, it sounds like there should be a one word answer to what our identity is.  If I asked […]

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Spring – Items you can safely leave behind

Talking about the weather, again. Here in the UK our weather is so variable that we almost never leave our non-seasonal clothes behind entirely.  At any moment the temperature may veer 15 degrees north or south.  Even though the sun is shining and it’s beautifully warm now there will come a day in June when […]

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3 Steps to knock the socks off your Lingerie Drawer

Order or otherwise? How does your underwear drawer look?  Neatly folded, colour coordinated, can see everything at a glance?  Or everything shoved in as you were having a dash round putting everyone’s clothes, if not in the right drawers, at least in the right room? This has to be the one, of all your drawers, […]

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Budgeting

The shops are full of summer clothes as if they will never go out of season, the magazines are full of summer style, fashion ideas, the sun is shining, ice creams are being eaten, and it seems like summer is here to stay. Well, firstly, it’s still spring and secondly summer in the Northern Hemisphere […]

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