Boho Braids and Surviving in Style

The problem with festivals isn’t so much the weather. Well maybe it’s the weather. And the overpriced warm beer. And let’s call it the toilet too. I’m a lady of creature comforts. I like hot and cold running water, not…

Black and Blue No Brainers

We’ve all got our wardrobe no-brainers. The things that we can pull on without much thought or effort and still make a vague imitation of a human being. For me, this means retreating into familiar bruise coloured palettes, boxy shapes…

Braid bars and Clutch Bags

It’s bank holiday weekend and while sitting in bed and binge watching Grey’s Anatomy is tempting (super tempting) you’ll be doing yourself a huge disservice. Glasgow is essentially turning it out at the moment, what with the launch of a…

A Misguided Lesson in Comfort

London is without a doubt my favorite cities in the world.  Sure it’s great for traveling down for work, but it’s definitely been a city that has given me clarity and helped me grow with a few fundamental life lessons.…

LFW Day 5 OOTD Fishnets and High Plaits

How do you bring LFW to a close? Rocking some Orla Kiley inspired hair and hanging around the Apartment obviously.  Also by this point I had trained myself to be heel ready (helps when they turn out to to be…

LFW Day 3 OOTD Opera Gloves and Body Harnesses

It took me precisely 3 days to adapt and acclimatise to LFW weather. My natural habitat is for the most part either in a bath robe or next to a heater. This doesn’t lend itself to be outside for long…

LFW Day 2 OOTD Black and Blue

Best part of fashion week? Somerset House. Shows are great for seeing how clothes move but they really are a blink and you miss it kind of affair. Meeting the designers, getting to see the collection up close and feel…

LFW Day 1 OOTD The Good Ship Navy

The fact Betty and I got to London Fashion Week let alone survived it is a miracle in itself.  We thought this year we had it in the bag. Our gold buses were booked to ensure a luxurious sleep en…

The Bomb(er) and other stories

Let’s face it, there are some classics that just belong in your wardrobe a good leather, an excellent trench and of course the perfect bomber. Ever since last fashion week and seeing “Bus Girl” (that’s her name) in a tea…


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