The perfect coat to take you from winter to spring

Warm and comfortable aren’t the most stylish descriptors when it comes to fashion but, increasingly, they are a reflection of what I’m actually looking for in my life. As someone who’s worn a vest every day from September to May since primary school, I really do put warm and comfy up there with stylish and… View Post

The thrifted wool coat

I’m just going to say it: I don’t like thrifting. I know, it’s bad isn’t it? In this woke era we’re living in, I shouldn’t really be telling you this. I should be encouraging thrifting – and I do! I just don’t like it, for a few reasons, and since we’re all friends here in… View Post

Christmas traditions – shopping for our Christmas tree

Does your family have any Christmas traditions? As a child I can remember how, every year, my granny would make Christmas cake. We all lived together, and she, my mum, and I would each stir the cake batter before she transferred it from her bowl to the tin. The smell of cinnamon and cloves was… View Post

Fair isle fun with Brora’s lambswool jumper

What’s not to love about a fair isle knit? They’re a no-brainer for any wardrobe – festive without being gimmicky, practical but not boring, the fair isle sweater can be worn all winter long. She looks particularly good at Christmastime, but she’s also quite at home under quilted coats for countryside walks after the holidays.… 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