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

Autumn dressing

You guys know how much I like to get good use out of all my clothes, how I try and shop for things that can be worn year-round with lots of other pieces already in my wardrobe. For me, Autumn has become a season of floral dresses worn with boots open coats – I get… View Post

Why I’m not saving my pretty dresses for best

You know that old saying ‘save it for best’? It’s pretty much lost its meaning this year, hasn’t it? 2020 has certainly shown me that there’s little point in saving things for best, especially when the best thing happening is a walk or lunch with friends. Gone are the days of summer garden parties, of… View Post

Life after lockdown

This post contains gifted press samples. As lockdown restrictions start to ease off in Scotland, I thought another little update might be timely after posting about lockdown in March and May. How is life right now, for me? Actually, it’s pretty bloody good. First things first – I am always, always conscious that many people… View Post

Taking a summer dress into winter

Shopping in my thirties has been very different to that in my twenties. As the number of years lived grows higher, the hemlines get lower, and jeans are no longer a second skin but are more relaxed with a high waist instead of a mid or low rise. I favour a streamlined, structured, figure-skimming silhouette… View Post