Pastels are a no-brainer come springtime, it's almost as "groundbreaking" as florals, but let's face it, even if you live in a sea of black…Continue reading...
Spring is in the air, sort of, and that means an onslaught of bloomin’ florals. Interpret that as you will. The thing about florals is that, pretty as they are, especially the vintage inspired prints, they can, if not careful, tread into dangerous territory – dare we say it, ‘twee’ – or it can be a little in your face. Neither is good. So keeping that in mind, and that
My skin care regime is pretty basic. Cleanse, moisturize, and hit the hay. Pretty simple. Turns out, I was missing a trick; facial oil. Now, some of you readers may remember me simply raving about the NUXE Multi-Purpose Dry Oil and its true – I can’t get enough of that stuff, but I have yet to use it on my face… Why? My oily t-zone, that’s why. It’s a nightmare.
My love affair with France knows no bounds. What’s not to love? Exceptionally good wine, cheese, coffee (my main food groups) and of course, la mode. Après tout, everyone wants to do Parisian chic. Buy a book, there’s plenty to choose from and you too can achieve that ‘je ne sais quoi’ that’s so typically français. Or you could just wear a Breton top (and no, not with a beret –
“It’s hard to believe that just a little while ago this was nothing but ingredients.” – Phoebe Buffay Afternoon tea, the activity du jour for ladies who like to lunch, is all the more enjoyable when home spun. Let them eat cake, Mary Berry’s Victoria Sponge Cake. Mary Berry I am not, but what with it being Mothering Sunday, a bunch of tulips and afternoon tea for two with Mother
Matthew McConaughey skipped the red carpet. Maybe he knew something we didn’t. A little like the awards ceremony itself (yes, we were there *cough*) Sunday’s red carpet style was a little… beige. Recently, the red carpet has come under quite a bit of scrutiny. Questions are being bandied about as to whether or not it’s fair to objectify these Hollywood stars (notably the female celebrities) as they walk the red carpet
The Babysitter’s Club and the Topsy Tail tool. Two things I was never without as a youngster. This handy little hair tool was particularly favored by my mother who could relax in the knowledge that this hair trick could keep my unruly curly locks tamed and I would look somewhat groomed for school. Little did she know that later down the line, the Topsy Tail would still be my hair hero.