Converse virgin

I confess, I’ve never owned a pair of Converse. I don’t think I’ve even tried one on. I know, what sort of shoe addict am I if I’ve never had any Converse? What have I been doing? Don’t get me wrong, I’ve always thought they looked great on other people, just never saw the gap…

Supersize my necklace

I used to absolutely love a statement necklace, and had quite a collection of them. Then the fashion changed, and delicate little gold necklaces, often worn in groups, became my thing. I still love them, but I think it’s about time I welcomed some chunky neck candy back into my wardrobe again. I mean, how…

Hello rhubarb season!

I think rhubarb is one of the Marmites of the fruit and vegetable world. Some of us love the tart but sweet taste, others find it sour and hate the stringy texture. Me? I’m firmly in the first camp. I love the stuff. So now we’re well into rhubarb season, I’m going to be making…

Yes to yellow!

What’s your favourite colour? It’s a tricky question. I’m definitely partial to pink, I love green, and if you opened my wardrobe you’d see about 90 per cent blue and navy. But right now, I’m all about yellow. I think it’s because the sun made a brief appearance last weekend, and the days are noticeably…

Silk scarves for summer

I was in M&S the other day checking out the shoe selection (again), when I stumbled across a really cute selection of scarves practically hidden in a corner. They’re little silky square scarves in a variety of patterns, and just £9.50 each. Take a look… I think they’re really sweet, and a bargain at under…

The rise and rise of tasselled boho tops

These days, I find that most of my fashion inspiration comes from Instagram. I see my favourite bloggers and Instagrammers wearing something I may never have thought of, and suddenly I just need it. Particular culprits are The Fashion Lift and The Frugality, both of whom having me rushing to add to basket, and who…