Category Archives: occasionwear

How To Put A Spring In Your Step

  For once in my overly verbal existence, I’m going to get straight to the point with a little game… SPOT THE DIFFERENCE! Anyone? OK, I know the dresses are different styles but apart from that? What about this one? Can … Continue reading

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What We Really Want For Christmas

Every year on Christmas Eve my darling brother takes himself off to Westfield in Shepherds Bush to do his Christmas shopping. Now to any sane and breathing human being, this sounds like the worst idea since those heat reactive t-shirts … Continue reading

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The Way We Wear

I’ve been thinking about when I went from junior to senior school. I don’t recall if my parents took a photograph but after all it was the eighties, so by the time it was developed we had moved on to … Continue reading

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All The Pretty Things

The sun unexpectedly came out and as usual it took us by surprise. There is inevitably a knee jerk reaction here in the UK – just in case we never see the sun ever again. The menfolk immediately put their … Continue reading

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Oscars 2016: Style Winners and Losers

If you’re reading this on Monday morning on your way to work and you’re hoping to discover the winners and losers at this year’s Oscar ceremony, then I’m afraid you might be disappointed. While this blog is hot off the … Continue reading

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Christmas Presence All Wrapped Up

I don’t know about you but this year the earlier than ever onset of Christmas has completely thrown me. I was so busy thinking how ridiculous it was that John Lewis had forced their horribly depressing advert on us in … Continue reading

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Because You’re Hot Right Now

I have a friend, let’s call her Sarah (her full name of Sarah From The Pub is too much of a mouthful), who is off on a trip so full of promise and excitement that it is almost impossible to imagine … Continue reading

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Wherever Uniqlo, I Will Follow

Excitement is not usually a word I associate with the Japanese brand Uniqlo. Because although I do rather like this terrifyingly brightly lit store (kids’ cashmere reduced to £15 a pop and heat tech vests – why wouldn’t you?) it tends towards the … Continue reading

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How to be a Catwalk Copycat this Autumn

As if studying all the fashion week spring summer 2016 shows wasn’t confusing enough, it’s now October and the summer is hanging on for one final hurrah. Londoners, or perhaps it’s UK dwellers in general, fall into two camps during … Continue reading

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The Coulda Woulda Shoulda Have List

It’s that time of year for taking stock. Everything changes – telly improves, the nights draw in and the school terms starts again with what seems like so much energy I’m almost fearful for the lead up (or roll down) … Continue reading

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