I'm not going to tell you that I embraced my grey hairs when they came through, I went grey too young - in my twenties and for years I fought to cover them up, but last year the greys won, they populated about 90% of my head, so I gave up. I'm not ecstatic about … Continue reading Grey hair don’t care – but what do I wear?
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
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.
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..
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 …
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
My highlights from the current M&S Sparks promotion.