I’ve never been one for quotes, but there are a handful of them that I love, and the title of this blog post has been one of my favourites for a long time. With September comes the start of Autumn (let’s call it autumn, the quote says fall but as I’m British I’m not sure… Continue reading Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall
There’s something that’s been in the back of my mind with a little ‘write about this’ label on it for a while, but I’ve been putting it off pretty much since I started this blog because I was worried about not being capable of doing it well. There’s painful irony in that once you read… Continue reading When perfectionism becomes a problem
We all love transitional fashion, don't we? It forms part of what seems to be a blogger's wildest fantasy - swishing through crunchy autumn leaves in ankle boots and a chunky knit in front of your Olympus Pen-wielding Instagram boyfriend for the perfect 'candid' shot, ideally accompanied by a PSL (despite the fact that they're… Continue reading Early Autumn wardrobe heroes
Take a day off, I say to my friend. He’s not worth it. If you love it, wear it. Why don’t you just ask your boss about that pay rise first? I’ve got too much to do, I say to myself. Maybe I’m not good enough for him. My legs definitely look fat in this… Continue reading Why is it so hard to take our own advice?
I’m all about buying laundry baskets and toasters at the moment, so more than ever this year August has been the month that I need to make the most of the clothes I already own rather than buying everything that takes my fancy. With that in mind, I thought it was about time I did… Continue reading Making my wardrobe work harder: the floral tea dress
Isn't it wonderful when you put on an item of clothing and instantly feel great? Those moments have been rather lacking for me recently, as I'm in a sort of limbo right now – we've moved out of one flat and are waiting to move into another, so I’m writing this from my parents' house,… Continue reading The dress that made my day
Yes, that's right, I've used a Little Mix song title (with a one word difference) as the name of this blog post. Entirely intentional I assure you, and feel free to sing it because I totally did. So let’s talk about my legs. They are my biggest physical insecurity, and just writing the sentence before… Continue reading Shout out to my legs
When you think of summer essentials, you might think immediately of bikinis, beach cover ups, denim cut offs and flip flops. And you would be right – I definitely want a good version of each of those in my warm-weather wardrobe. However, for summer at home, they don't quite work with my day to day… Continue reading Everyday summer wardrobe essentials