Denim frills

The perfect shirt for those I-don’t-know-what-to-wear days, those it’s-summer-but-it’s 11-degrees days. I threw this shirt on with a pair of black flared trousers – all very last minute choices – and I was set for a Saturday spent mostly at home, interspersed with two short local trips to visit family. Even with minimal make up… View Post

Patiently waiting

They say patience is a virtue and, having waited patiently for two months to get my hands on this dress, I feel very smug indeed that I’m still as in love with it now as I was when I ordered it. (Sadly, it’s no longer available, but the latest collection is online now.) When the… View Post

Two birthdays means a lot of cake

When you celebrate two birthdays on the same day (especially one big birthday – not mine) there ends up being a lot of food – in particular, a lot of cake. From carrot cake and pavlova to cupcakes and an enormous Victoria sponge, we definitely ate our weight in sugar and cream this weekend. What… View Post

How to make #cottagecore work for you

If you search #cottagecore on Instagram you’ll find 1.9 million posts. Take just a few minutes to look through them and you’ll find an array of gorgeous images, from blossom-filled landscapes, curated picnic set-ups, enviable farmhouse kitchens, and prairie dresses, among many other seemingly perfect country-themed photographs. In real life, aside from buying a cute… View Post

A nod to the 1930s

There’s something rather fascinating about past fashion, don’t you think? Not just the idea of thrifting and vintage and wondering who the girl who wore it before you was, but the actual trends, and how they influence us still today. Whether it’s the fit-and-flare silhouettes synonymous with the Fifties (which I wore a lot of… View Post