Dressing for a real-life Narnia

Last week was magical. We don’t often have a snowfall quite like this, where big fat snowflakes flutter from heavy clouds to rest gently on the one before it, individually as delicate as a butterfly wing but together finding strength. Our local parks and green spaces were transformed into our own little Narnia, a parallel… View Post

Snow day

Just as we were starting to feel hopeful for spring, the snowstorm came. Just a week ago, I had started thinking about the spring dresses in my wardrobe, the ones that have been stored away over the winter months. I’d begun to wonder how I might wear them in a few weeks’ time, most likely… View Post

How I make my puffer coat look stylish

I bought this coat at the start of October and I’ve worn it every day since then. Why do I keep wearing it? Because it’s well-suited for coronavirus-living (as in, not going anywhere beyond dog walks, coffee runs and the supermarket) – it’s warm, functional and I don’t feel like a marshmallow when I wear… View Post

This season’s chunky ankle boot

I’m kind of obsessed with chunky ankle boots again this autumn. Like its summer counter-part the white trainer, this season’s ankle boot is as practical as it is stylish and, with two young kids and a year of no parties, that’s my kinda shoe these days. These boots are by Jones Bootmaker and I’ve been wearing… 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