Monthly Archives: February 2017

How I Managed to Cut My Sugar Intake in Half

I’ve joked about my sweet tooth many times before. But, really, it’s no laughing matter. I’m a serious sugar junkie. Overall I have a very healthy diet – sticking to fresh, homemade meals with plenty of vegetables – but I simply cannot say no to chocolate. Leave me in a room with a bar of Green & Blacks and it will be gone within minutes. I’ve tried going cold turkey before, but have never lasted more than two days. So this year I decided to take a softer approach… read more >

The Weekend Reading List

Have you been paying attention to all of the collections shown at New York and London Fashion Week? I’m ashamed to say I haven’t got a clue what’s being going on. I used to pride myself on my fashion knowledge, but now it just seems like so much effort is required to stay up-to-date. Mary Katrantzou’s beautiful Fantasia-inspired collection is the one and only show I’ve viewed in detail. And I still don’t know if it’s S/S or A/W (oops)… read more >

Discovering My Spring Style Personality

I have a confession to make: I absolutely love taking online quizzes. It doesn’t matter whether it’s a personality test steeped in psychological research, like Myers-Briggs, or a nonsensical Buzzfeed quiz. I just can’t get enough. It’s my favourite way to procrastinate. (After writing this very sentence I got sidetracked by the “How would you eat Tom Brady’s diet?” quiz on Buzzfeed. Someone please stage an intervention)… read more >

Weekly Wish List | Statement Jeans and Spring Outerwear

When was the last time you spoilt yourself for no reason? I kept my spending to a minimum throughout January and much of February, in an attempt to get the year off to a frugal start. But slowly I’ve noticed my reserve slipping. And I’m sure it has a lot to do with all of the spring 2017 drops hitting stores right now… read more >