Snow Day

The snow day. It’s that elusive moment in time when the dull Scottish sky transforms into an enormous heavy cloud that looks set to burst. Snowflakes appear one by one, slowly at first then faster, and thicker, until finally the world is almost blindingly-bright with the reflection of the powdery white landscape. You’d think we’d… 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

The wear-anywhere silk dress

I repeatedly find myself drawn to the colour blue and when I saw this silk dress I fell head over heels immediately. Not only is the colour sublime, but the pretty cornflower print is the stuff summer dreams are made of. It’s such an unfussy style too – the simplicity of the shape, the mid… View Post

A moment in history

Here we are, at the end of Monday, after a wonderful long weekend to celebrate Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee. For me personally, it was a much needed lifting of the spirits, not just to have that extra day or two off but to really feel a sense of joy with social events and the incredible… View Post

The combat boots you’ll wear forever

I hardly taken these boots off since I got them a few weeks ago. I had to size up to make sure I didn’t nip my toes (boots that nip your toes are the worst) but this means there’s plenty of room for a nice cosy pair of socks, especially over tights. I’ve worn them… View Post