Fashion

Making workwear fun; how I give my office ootd some personality

My idea of nightmare attire is probably a stiff, close fitting, traditional grey work dress. Apologies, grey work dresses, or wearers of grey work dresses; I’m sure nice dresses that are grey that you could wear for work exist, but in this instance I see the grey work dress as a symbol of all the… Continue reading Making workwear fun; how I give my office ootd some personality

Negative effects of social media
Life

Instagram is making me hate perfectly nice things and it’s pathetic

I went for lunch with a friend the other day. After we’d caught up on the important things – her recent trip to NYC, what we wanted to eat, which of the middle aged men in the office was being most of a displeasure to work with that day – we moved on to more… Continue reading Instagram is making me hate perfectly nice things and it’s pathetic

How to style red accessories
Fashion

Two scarlet style staples, because I can’t stop buying red stuff

I wanted this title to be a beret pun, but hey, it’s late, and I don’t know any, so there’s a tongue twister relating to today’s topic of red accessories for you instead. Is there a colour you just never thought you would suit? I’ve had three; black (yes, that's right, I was convinced that… Continue reading Two scarlet style staples, because I can’t stop buying red stuff

New Look sale knitwear
Fashion

The £20 outfit I found in the dregs of the January sales

I consider sale shopping - along with crisp eating, overthinking, and using 1000 words when 100 will suffice, amongst others - to be in my top 10 skills. I know, I know; some can play an instrument, some can speak another language, and lots of people can do all manner of impressive things, but I… Continue reading The £20 outfit I found in the dregs of the January sales

Fashion, Life

A chat about balance in our approach to New Years Resolutions

The internet, the office, the streets and who knows what else are rather awash with discussion at the moment on the big January tradition; New Years Resolutions. Half of what I’ve heard is ‘this year I’m going to change this’ or ‘my resolution is to…’ and half of it is ‘no new years resolutions plz’… Continue reading A chat about balance in our approach to New Years Resolutions