Wow it's scorchio and when temperatures soar I want to be cool and comfortable, I love a floaty dress and I don't save them for 'best' I'm not one for 'evening' or 'day' dresses, I would wear any of these dresses with white plimsols or simple sandals during the day, and for ultimate coolness I … Continue reading The cool option – a floaty dress
What is it with swimsuits? I've always really struggled to find anything to fit me, mostly the problem is a long torso, apparently. In fact some companies make swimsuits specifically for us ladies inflicted with long torsos. I not only have to suffer a long torso I also have serious cellulite on my thighs … Continue reading Swimsuits for real bodies
I am very excited because I have bought a ticket for the banarama reunion tour that is due in my home town of Brighton in the Autumn. Mr family blog is relieved that I have moved on from blasting out George Michael constantly because I am now bopping around the kitchen to banarama. I've been … Continue reading Banarama fashion. An update on 80’s style…
Because the weather is warming up I'm looking forward to shedding some layers and feeling all spring like I've been looking around at floral dresses, normally I shy away from patterns but this is a trend that I've seen on others and is actually starting to grow on me ... I've looked around on the … Continue reading The perfect dress for spring
Just a quick post, it's been half term and typically when the kids have been off we've been poorly, but we are all finally starting to feel better ... I just wanted to let you know about one of my favourite websites out there for picking up some high street gems at ridiculously bargain prices. … Continue reading Mango outlet. A bargain shoppers paradise…
Sometimes your outfit needs something a little special, a gem of a piece to set it off. I buy most of my stuff on the high street and have the occasional designer splurge on key pieces that I think are worth spending money on – coats, bags and shoes mainly; quality staples that will be … Continue reading It’s not secondhand, this is vintage.
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.