Thursday, 26 March 2015

today i'm wearing...

Topshop inverted pleated skirt

Zara zip leather ankle boots

Whistles shearling leather jacket

Alexander Wang Prisma tote

It may not feel like spring, but I'm going to start busting the legs out anyway and pretend it's not freezing cold...

Whistles jacket / similar here
Whistles jumper / similar here
Zara boots / similar here
Alexander Wang Prisma tote / in matte black here


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Monday, 23 March 2015

today i love… the monday wish list



I have to say I haven't been that keen on Topshop Unique's last few collections, but I do like a few pieces from the latest drop, particularly this skirt. I'm always a sucker for mesh, and this would be the perfect match with my white mesh bomber. An ideal co-ord for spring.

Seems like sunglasses weather can't be too far away (wishful thinking maybe!) and every year I invest in a new pair to add to my collection. I've been meaning to get a clear frosted pair like this for a while now.

This contains camellia and geranium blossom and comes in the most beautiful tube which would look divine on any dressing table. Need I say more?

Still totally obsessed with interiors at the moment. Rumour has it that a Home department is being added to my local H&M and I can barely contain my excitement. Right now I am all about the wire storage basket and this mini version would be perfect for toiletries or trinkets.

Ugly footwear is still very much a thing, and I'm looking forward to busting out the orthopaedic-looking sandals again come summer. These mule/sandal hybrids manage to stay on the right side of sleek while offering a walkable heel height and a reasonable price tag = ideal.

A sleeveless knit: surely the perfect transitional piece?


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Saturday, 21 March 2015

today i'm wearing...

Whistles shearling leather jacket

Acne Pistol boots

Zara white skinny jeans

Whistles Onslow mini nude bucket bag

I always say you don't need colour to add interest to an outfit. Black, white and nude is the perfect trio if you ask me.

Whistles shearling leather jacket / similar here
& Other Stories t-shirt / similar here
Zara jeans / similar here
Whistles Onslow mini bucket bag /


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Sunday, 15 March 2015

today i'm wearing...

Topshop white airtex bomber jacket

Alexander Wang Prisma lizard tote

Zara black leather courts

Whistles Tyler boyfriend jeans

It feels like it's just about that time of year to a) exchange long coats for short jackets and b) bust out shoes without socks. OK, I was still pretty cold wrapped up in my massive fur coat last night, but we can be optimistic, right? I'd forgotten how much I love this white airtex bomber jacket until I busted it out again in Marrakech and I can't wait until I can wear it without layers again.

Topshop airtex bomber jacket / similar here
Whistles sweatshirt / similar here
Zara court shoes / similar here
Alexander Wang Prisma tote / in matte black here




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Wednesday, 11 March 2015

today i'm wearing...

H&M black midi dress

Zara black ponyskin boots

Whistles mini Onslow nude bucket bag

Topshop Boutique grey ribbed sweatshirt

Little bit obsessed with my new bag.

Topshop Boutique sweatshirt / similar here
H&M dress / similar here
Zara ponyskin boots / similar here
Whistles mini Onslow bucket bag /


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Monday, 9 March 2015

today i love… the monday wish list



It feels like spring is finally around the corner, and this is just the kind of dress that demands no tights, flat sandals and a loose jacket slung over the shoulders. Ah, hopefully not too long to wait now.

2. H&M metal lantern / £6.99
I brought a similar tealight-holder back from the souks in Marrakech and I love it. This H&M beauty is pretty similar and a little easier to get hold of...

I've been looking for a bracelet like this for a while: suitably fierce and gold-plated, and not too bad a price either.

Once again: pretty optimistic here but wearing my trusty pool slides in Marrakech made me long for sandal weather again. I've got my eyes on these beauties as soon as the weather allows.

But until that time comes… This cosy jacket will be the perfect transitional piece between thick coats and summer layers.

You know I love my Diptyque and a diffuser is the perfect health and safety-friendly alternative to a scented candle. Orange blossom flower is big in Morocco and it's got me wanting this as the perfect summer scent to fill my house.


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Saturday, 7 March 2015

today i bought… whistles onslow mini bucket bag

whistles onslow nude mini bucket bag

Whistles Onslow mini bucket bag / £195 (£146 with Grazia's 25% discount)

I've been lusting after this bag ever since it first landed on the Whistles site a couple of months ago now. I knew I would need to invest in a bucket bag ever since Mansur Gavriel's version first started taking over the blogosphere last year in all its minimalist glory. But the price of the original was a little too high, so I waited for a suitably affordable alternative. Lo and behold, my trusty Whistles didn't let me down, producing this utterly perfect version. I almost ordered it straightaway, but I knew it wouldn't be too long before Grazia's seasonal 25% discount offer came around, so I waited patiently. This week I was finally rewarded with that glorious discount (just buy this week's Grazia UK to get it yourself) and I actually ordered this beauty while sunbathing by the pool in Marrakech (humble brag alert). It arrived yesterday and it's everything I hoped it would be: the perfect summer bag. Below are some more of my favourite bucket bags around right now.


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