Hello My Name is Paul Smith

“You can find inspiration everywhere, and if you can’t, look again.” I’m paraphrasing here, very loosely but there are far worse words to lead with than that of Paul Smith.  “Hello, I’m Paul Smith”opened at Glasgow’s Lighthouse on the 21st…

Happy Galentine’s Day: Gifts for Your Best Gals

“What is Galentine’s Day? Oh only the best day of the year!”  Forget Valentine’s, Galentine’s is about celebrating your very best lady friends and kicking it breakfast style. The 13th of February means gathering around your favourite lady pals, enjoying…

Glitter Cat takes to Sea

Confession time: I’m afraid of boats. Not just one type of boat. All boats. Nothing traumatic ever happened to me on one and in fact I’m a really great swimmer, I just really don’t like them. I once cried on…

Obscure Couture: Death By Glitter

Death by glitter – what a way to go, right? Yet it seems such a fitting manner for Lynsday Pagan and Jenn Coyle, the design duo behind Obscure Couture, to go out. Obscure Couture first announced they were closing last…

Cat Clutches and Chelsea Boots

I feel like I’m constantly fighting a case of wardrobe fatigue.  At times it feels like I’ve got more clothes than I’ve had hot dinners. With the bags of discarded pieces I have sitting in my spare room, well, it…

50 Shades of Grey: Off Duty Basics

Sweatpants are all that fit me right now. At least, that’s how I’m feeling after an indulgent festive season (preceded by a bit of happy wedding weight.) All my favourite pieces are just feeling a little bit too tight, which…

Rock n Roll Bride X Crown and Glory

3 days before my wedding and it’s 6am in Exeter. I spent the previous couple of days in London shooting for a tv show with my best girls, so I should, by all accounts, be utterly knackered. And I am.…

Best of 2015 Black and Blue and Grey all over

The end of the year gives us times to look back on the progress we’ve made, reaffirm what’s worked, learn and set intentions for the year ahead. Looking back at 2015, there is a definitive trend to my wardrobe. To…