The summer dress of dreams

Introducing… the dream summer dress by Albaray. As is the case with many new (to me) brands, I found Albaray through Instagram – specifically, via @carolinesstylehacks who was wearing a gorgeous yellow dress that would later be seen on style icon Holly Willoughby. Thankfully, I already had one in my possession before Holly posted a… View Post

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

Mum-and-daughter twinning

When I was pregnant with Kittie, at 20 weeks we decided to find out the baby’s gender – we were having a girl, and it took me a bit of time to digest the news. For twenty weeks I’d convinced myself she was a boy, and that I’d be a mum to two boys who… View Post

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