Tag Archives: summer

Sleeves Please!

As I sat shivering in my leopard print coat and knee length boots this week, the world’s most cheerful Fedex delivery man informed me there was a heatwave on the way. This should be good news, itย is good news but … 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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School’s Out – How Did You Do?

This time last year I came over all emotional having reached the end of my small son’s first year at school. It may not surprise you to hear then that it is now the end of his second year. I … Continue reading

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The Glam Slam Week

Phew, what a week! Unless you’re completely absent from social media/are not related to me/couldn’t give a toss, you will know that this was the week that Novak Jokovic crashed out of Wimbledon, Andy Murray fought on to reach his … 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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Why Bottoms Are Soo Last Year

Remember last year’s Met Ball when all the pretty people (apart from Rihanna who came as a giant omelette) showed up wearing as little as possible? https://aftercarrie.wordpress.com/2015/05/06/fashions-oscars-hit-a-bum-note/ This year I sat in front of my computer and looked at the … 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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Cold Snap, Crackle, and Colour Pops

The otherย morning when my five year old son woke up, he looked me up and down, smirkedย 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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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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My Top Ten Shops

In typical London in August style, after days of rain and gloom and wondering if indeed for once the coats and knitwear appearing on the high street may actually prove to be handy, this weekend we had the one-off scorcher. … Continue reading

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