Collaboration | I’ve always loved sartorial style. Even as a child I’d flick through my mums old magazines and rip out outfits that I really liked. Usually they were power blazer and satin cami combos or square sunglasses and small backpacks. Hey, that was the 90’s after all!
I write so much about self love but like many I struggle to actually follow through and put it into practice. The truth is, finding the time is not easy. It’s taken me lots of trial and error and a host of effort to get it right but I did it and here’s how…
Come the back end of 2018 my attitude and wardrobe has each seen a noticeable shift. I’m totally loving colour. There’s something to be said about colours lifting your mood and paired with some positive…
Putting the office party and Christmas day aside, our outfits could be prepared in advance simply by just mixing a few items, a few wardrobe essentials. They’re what I like to call, ‘an outfit of the day arsenal’. The upside is that they also make for some pretty decent #ootd Instagram posts too!
Autumn is without doubt my favourite season and the best time of the year. There’s still a glimpse of light come 6pm and the smell of damp brown leaves is so natural it almost feels like I’m not in London but wrapped up in a throw somewhere back in Wales.
With fresh Autumn content just around the corner, I’m making the most of the final few Summer days and wearing the last of my Summer dresses and mixing them up with some cool pinks that wouldn’t look out of place in Autumn. Come check out my edit of transitional pinks.
Last night I lay awake until around 2.30am, my mind in absolute overdrive. I’ve two brand extensions in the pipeline (coming this Summer) and with baby on the way my thoughts are all over the place. Blog post ideas for Sassyinthecity.com; baby brand collaborations for Littleinthecity.com; how our decorating is coming along; dear, is my baby moving enough? It’s tormenting at the best of times but when you’ve even more than usual going on and are reluctant to tell people your business plans, it’s hard to switch off. I almost got up at 3am to pour out a blog post entitled “The Women Who Made Me”. I was consumed with paragraphs of things to write!
When I wrote this post a few days ago, I thought this would be the ultimate gift guide. But I’ve already seen so much more that could’ve been included. Is it me or has shopping become really great for men again? This Father’s Day, ignore all the novelty gifts and get Dad something he really wants. If you’re stuck for ideas here are some gift ideas that would serve any discerning gentleman. Whether your Dad is more into his grooming or cooking, fashion or gym visits, Father’s Day doesn’t have to be a struggle when it comes to choosing what to buy. My top tip is to get something he’d never normally buy for himself, an extravagance that he’ll really appreciate.
New Season Style Staples Catapulting Me Into Spring /Summer
Taking my cue from the occasional break through of sun and the tenderness of rare warmer temperatures, I thought it was about time to pack away some of my super thick cable knit polo necks and ankle length double duty Winter coats to make some space for some brighter, breezier Spring/Summer essentials.