The perfect skirt for work and the weekend

The minute I saw this skirt on Karina (@styleidealist on Instagram) I knew I had to try it on – a high, elasticated waist, 100% viscose, mid-length, and – the cherry on the cake – it was in the sale. I ordered it immediately, tried it on a few days later, and instantly fell in… View Post

A little black dress to see you through September

In our minds, September means the arrival of our autumn wardrobe. But more often than not we find ourselves enjoying a few more days of hot suns, which leaves us scrambling around for one of those summer dresses that we were a bit too quick to pack away. That said, September also means that the… View Post

Why I always choose classic swimwear

All my life I’ve had to buy swimwear according to what fits rather than what I like. When I was in my teenage years that meant compromising on style – I would buy a size 12 or 14 brief and a 16 or 18 top just to fit my boobs in, and even that was… View Post

The summer shoe that ticks all the right boxes

If ever there was a summer shoe that ticked every box, it would have to be the humble espadrille. A style that never falls out of fashion, it’s possibly the only shoe that makes you feel cute and grown-up at the same time. Whether a wedge or a flat heel, they tend to be comfortable… View Post

The trendy shoes that won’t kill your feet

I’m just going to say it: I like comfy shoes. OMG! Okay, let me explain. I love a high heel as much as the next girl, but I’m now at a stage in life where comfort comes first – I don’t want to suffer sore feet in the name of fashion, those days are loooong… View Post