Sunday 30 August 2015


One of the consolation prizes of summer coming to an abrupt end here in the UK is the prospect of a shiny, new autumn wardrobe. There are some bonkers and brilliant trends flying around next season - I'm sure I'll get on board with some seventies folk and tactile shearling, but as a fairly classic dresser I'm drawn towards perennial autumnal classics - a great coat, smart flats, leopard prints, flashes of burgundy. After a summer of fun, my budget is less prada and more primark, so this edit is all from the high street, too (yippee!). 


Sunday 23 August 2015


If you like Isabel Marant look, less the Printemps price point, here's the UK high street brand you need to check out (trust me, you'll be surprised!) 

Friday 14 August 2015


With 90% of my underwear draw comprising of multi-buy packs of M&S plain black briefs, I need to stage an intervention and stop buying 'practical' pants. In my fantasy world, I want to wear french lace and silk scanties in shades of blush, duck-egg blue and fresh white, ala Catherine Deneuvue in Belle De Jour. With so many amazing and affordable lingerie options on  the high street at present, there really is no excuse. At the pricier end of the scale, I am in love Stella McCartney's lingerie, which combines the label's sporty aesthetic with feminine hues and lashings of lace for a cool and modern take on delicates. If you have a fuller bust, support is key - Panache and Freya offer expert upholstery in affordable yet feminine designs. Panache's Cleo collection is full of kaleidoscopic neon styles that are anything but frumpy.  Being small-busted, I can't believe it has taken me up until now to discover the joys of a t-shirt bra. At the age of 27, I'm well past my days of chicken fillets, and whilst t-shirt bras don't create va-va-voom, they are unbelievably comfy [C-cup and below only need apply]. When it's time for some shut-eye, I am a fan of chemises and camisoles and if it's 100% silk, it's on wish list (a girl can dream!). Here's my edit of the prettiest styles online now: 

1. Eberjey Paloma mint lace and jersey camisole, Harvey Nichols, £66. 2. Minx leopard plunge bra and briefs, Freya, £35 & £16. 3. Stella McCartney Millie bodysuit,, £65. 4. Rosie for Autograph Teddy,  M&S. 5. Marcie lingerie set, Panache Lingerie. 6. Triangle soft bra and briefs, And Other Stories, £19 & £107. Stella McCartney whispering oyster silk chemise, Harvey Nichols, £160. 8. Louisa balcony bra and briefs, John Lewis, £30 & £15. 9. Satin bra and briefs, and Other Stories, £25 & £12