Pumpkin Picking

I know, I know – another American tradition that’s made its way over to the UK. But the kids love it and anything that gets them outdoors enjoying some wholesome fun is fine with me. We went to Ethiebeaton Farm at the weekend, partly because it’s close to where we live but also because a… View Post

An old favourite

I just had to show you another midi dress with the vintage camel coat, which is fast becomimg a firm favourite. This time I paired it with a Ghost x M&S number which I’ve had for a year or so now (I’ve linked the current collection at the bottom of this post). It’s a great… View Post

Dressing for autumn

What isn’t there to love about bright autumn days? Dressing for clear, sunny weather in October is wonderful: pretty dresses with gorgeous boots and coats are ideal for temperatures that start and end cold but warm up in the middle of the day. I was so lucky to find this vintage Aquascutum coat in my… View Post

The fashionable hiking boot

White hiking boots wouldn’t ordinarily be on my sartorial wish-list, but you know when you see something and it just makes sense? That’s how I felt when I laid eyes on these boots at the Jones Bootmaker press event in September. I thought how perfect they’d be with blue jeans, black jeans, white jeans, you… View Post

Hybrid dressing

As if autumn dressing wasn’t tricky enough, post-lockdown the age-old conundrum of what-to-wear has been exacerbated by the hybrid working situation. As well as the weather being unpredictable, it’s hard to know what’s expected at work. Smart? Casual? (As long as it’s not smart-casual – what does that even mean?) I guess hybrid weather and… View Post