Easy summer style

On Sunday we woke up to mist and rain and I readied myself for another day of loungewear, baking and eating said baked goods. But Mother Nature had other plans and, around lunchtime the sun broke through the clouds and shone for the rest of the day. The baking was already done (lemon drizzle, if… View Post

Embracing mum-style

I’ve been embracing mum-style for the last few years, obviously since becoming a mum – flats over heels, jeans over trousers, dresses that skim rather than hug the body. That said, I’m pretty sure I’d be making these same choices at this time in my life regardless of my family situation, so I don’t think… View Post

Best friends

This is a gifted partnership with Baukjen. I would like to think every mum is her daughter’s best friend but I’m not as naïve as that; I know many women struggle with their mother-daughter relationship, for whatever reason. I am thankful that my mum and I have a good enough understanding of each other so… View Post

Outside the sartorial comfort zone

Even though I found my personal style in my early 30s (quality tailoring, pretty dresses, jeans, fine knitwear and a lot of neutral colours primarily made up of black) I still think it’s good to try something new now and then. Occasionally, I’ll try a look that’s outside my comfort zone, something that feels a… View Post

Black blazer, blue jeans

I think it would be pretty safe to say that a black blazer teamed with blue jeans is every busy woman’s staple go-to outfit. Whatever the occasion, these basic (but hard working) wardrobe staples are the answer when you’re either short of time or inspiration. I’ve worn the look to dinner with heels (as I… View Post