Ann Russell lace shirt reiss

A delicate peek of lace adds a beautifully feminine touch to any outfit and has become one of my favourite ways to add a pretty accent of colour. This royal blue shirt hung quietly in the middle of a shop rail, peeking out from behind the Winter knitwear – it

Read more

Cambridge Satchel Company

A shelf full of handbags winks at me every morning as I open my wardrobe. Having said that I’m always on the lookout for new favourites for my collection so when the Cambridge Satchel Company offered me an exclusive preview of their in-store monogramming service I couldn’t resist a peek.

Read more

christmas

As much as I’ve tried to resist it, the buzz of Christmas is in the air (one month and counting!). So when I heard the annual German market was in town I thought it best to grab a mulled wine and join in the festivities. For the past 20 years

Read more

DSC_0027

Finding Winter boots is like choosing a pair of jeans – fit is everything. It’s the calf size we struggle with most isn’t it? Especially when it comes to knee-high and over-the-knee boots. In my world these skinny pins don’t often fill out knee-high boots resulting in footwear that resembles oversized

Read more

Easy chocolate cookies (732x1024)

My sweet tooth has shown its greedy little self (again!). Can we all agree that resisting a plate of warm chocolate cookies is a futile mission?! Sweet-toothed kitchen antics were on my mind when award-winning jeweller Jane Gowans asked me to write a lifestyle blog for her new website. I couldn’t wait to share my style advice,

Read more

After a long week of work I love a lazy Saturday filled with cosy jumpers, cups of tea and country walks. Inspired by Michelle Keegan, Tanya Burr and Rochelle Humes who have gone make-up free for Children In Need’s BearFaced campaign I decided to ditch the foundation on Saturday and

Read more

October 29, 2014

Autumn sun

Written by Posted in Fashion, Home, Life Comments 2
Autumn sun pinko

Just when you thought Winter was here to stay a few eager Autumn sunbeams arrived this week – what a welcome surprise! I love a full flared skirt and this blue one from Pinko reminded me of a fresh Autumnal sky. The combo of a jacquard print and ribbed elastic

Read more

Charlotte-Wiggins-Jean-Campbell-Matilda-Lowther-and-Sam-Rollinson-wearing-Burberry-Monogram-Poncho-17th-February-2014-1

There’s a chill in the air and Winter is almost upon us but with dark days and cold winds comes log fires and cosy knitwear. Halloween is just around the corner and there’s never been a better time to fill your pockets with some good old fashioned Winter treats. Halloween – It

Read more

Mallzee shopping app

There’s nothing better than watching an innovative fashion business grow from start-up to game-changer – especially when that business is based in my native Edinburgh. Since 2012 the team at Mallzee have spent every waking moment fine-tuning their personalised shopping app so that savvy shoppers (yes that’s you!) can tap

Read more

Riley Uggla in Live Your Life Sweater - £20.00 v1

Hands up if you’re a Made in Chelsea fan? Star of the E4 reality show, Riley Uggla spoke to Frock Trade about being an ambassador for Breakthrough Breast Cancer, her style crushes and her plans for 2015. 1. What made you choose to support Breakthrough Breast Cancer? I really wanted to support a

Read more