Tag Archives: shopping

Back to the Fashionable Future

As another London Fashion Week draws to a close and the Fash Pack get on their flights for Milan, we have about half an hour to take stock before London becomes old news and we turn our attention to Italy’s … Continue reading

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How To Feel Great on The Beach

Is there anyone out there who considers themselves beach ready? I still have two weeks until we set off on our summer holiday and so in theory I could make a good start with one of those magazine articles that … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths of Babes

I’m not going to beat about the bush, I’m in a panic and I really shouldn’t be because for one there are far other greater things to worry about currently and secondly this is what I’m supposed to be good … Continue reading

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Your Working Wardrobe

I’m not one of those people who goes weak at the knees at the sight of a uniform but I have worn a couple in my working life – red dungarees at Wimpy, red braces at Pizza Hut – why … Continue reading

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How to Tell Your Frills From Your Furbelows

Following my visit to the Debenhams Autumn Winter ’16 press show last week, I posted an update on Facebook referring to the fabulous frills and furbelows I had seen there. What happened next reduced me to a sweating wreck and … Continue reading

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Every Street’s A Catwalk

On the radio this morning they were talking about the ‘hottest weather for 170 years’ heading our way. It was also reported that London was about to shower us with ‘a week’s worth of rain in one day’ – don’t … 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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The Long and The Short Of It

Follow my blog with Bloglovin It’s been all about skirts for several seasons, and if the midi isn’t your thing then I have good news for you, this year trousers are back. And I’m not talking about jeans here, this is the … Continue reading

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Take A Look At Them Now

Over the past twelve months I have spent a lot of time researching the British high street. My book, which looks at how clothes shops and customer service has evolved since the 1970s, features a lot of our best loved … Continue reading

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Cold Snap, Crackle, and Colour Pops

The other morning when my five year old son woke up, he looked me up and down, smirked and said, “That’s a funny outfit.” Yes, he’s five and yes, he is still quite happy for me to dress him however I see … Continue reading

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