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

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

Fashion, Life

Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall

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

Fashion, Life

When perfectionism becomes a problem

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

Fashion

Early Autumn wardrobe heroes

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