Marks and Spencer’s sparks event November 2017 : an edit of the pieces I love

These sparks discount events seem to come around quickly, my local Marks and Spencer's was heaving this weekend with shoppers eager to cash in on 20% off clothes, beauty and home. I popped in with a friend of mine (I was her enabler) to pick out our edit of the best pieces in store... This … Continue reading Marks and Spencer’s sparks event November 2017 : an edit of the pieces I love

Marks and Spencer’s relaxed slim jeans. A new classic.

I used to live in jeans but post kids my body shape has changed and I now just don't feel that comfy in them.  I tend to stick to black trousers, dresses or skirts.  I have heard wonderful things about Marks and Spencer's denim collection, that it is designed with 'real' women's body shapes in … Continue reading Marks and Spencer’s relaxed slim jeans. A new classic.

Silk and cashmere ..and maybe a bit of velvet too..

I can't live without either darling.  One of my mummy friends, a very stylish French lady screws her face up at man made fibres next to her skin.  On a recent shopping trip I spotted a garment that looked great, she tried it on and literally pulled a grimace. Yuk, it was 100% polyester!!  It … Continue reading Silk and cashmere ..and maybe a bit of velvet too..

No neon spandex for me …

I hate January.  It's grey, cold and dreary.  What's to like about it? One of my mummy friends husband takes a dip in the sea every day at this time of year.  Swears by it.  Makes him feel alive, apparently.  I think it would be the death of me. I may tease some of my … Continue reading No neon spandex for me …

How to build a capsule wardrobe. Part one: coats

I would describe myself as an unfashionable blogger.  I don't get sucked into trends and I hate throw away fashion.  I am therefore surprised that I am consistently asked where I buy my clothes from because I don't actually put very much effort into my look.  I'm not a high maintenance woman but friends admire … Continue reading How to build a capsule wardrobe. Part one: coats