Fashion

Making my wardrobe work harder: the trench coat

Welcome back to another instalment of Making My Wardrobe Work Harder, my ‘once a month’ series that definitely doesn’t happen once a month. It’s official – I’ve scrapped the idea of trying to do it that frequently. In fact, next time, when I inevitably take ages to do another one, I don't think I'll even… Continue reading Making my wardrobe work harder: the trench coat

Fashion, Life

The best thing about getting older so far

It’s a funny thing, this getting older lark. One glance at a shelf in any card shop is enough to let you know that we’re supposed to be collectively terrified of it, and yes, I do my fair share of 'Can you believe how close we're getting to thirty? So scary' - but at the… Continue reading The best thing about getting older so far

Beauty

Four things I’ve added to my make up bag recently

The other day, I popped to Superdrug to buy toothpaste, and as soon as I set foot in the place I remembered I’d also run out of concealer that morning. I’m not really sure what happened between that moment and an hour later when I was running back to work with swatches and creams and… Continue reading Four things I’ve added to my make up bag recently

Fashion, Life

The mental minefield of dealing with weight gain

When this post is published, I will be on holiday. Presumably, at some point on said holiday, I will be wearing swimwear. As I write this, I have one day before going on holiday, and yesterday’s try-on session of bikinis and swimsuits was nothing short of an ordeal. The thought of putting on swimwear is… Continue reading The mental minefield of dealing with weight gain