Mr Suger’s least favourite outfit, ever.

Mr Suger’s least favourite outfit, ever.

Ladies and Gentleman, meet Mr Suger’s least favourite outfit ever! That’s a heck of a claim, right? A lot to live up to but I assure he was adamant, bless his heart. This outfit, which I thought was very “watch me transition seamlessly through autumn into winter“. Heck, it barely even had any black in it. But nope, the Mr wasn’t a fan and if you’ve read this blog for a little while you’ll probably guess why… It was the pants. The harem style, low hanging crotch, some (Kel!) might even call “bunchy crotch” pants. I didn’t have the heart to tell him I have multiple pairs. I also own them in black, in a grey/black heavier material and a cropped…

Dress, Boots, Tights; Winter Style.

Dress, Boots, Tights; Winter Style.

This post is about Winter Style. How, right? This is me. I’m a summer kid, born and bred. Living for long days at the beach, sand between my toes and the salty ocean air on my skin. I even love things like the sting of too much sun and the crashing relief of an afternoon storm. Such a summer kid. But this year something changed. When it got to March and temperatures were still soaring, I’d had enough. I was ready for the cooler weather, ready for a change. And by May, I got my wish. As usual, patience, teaching me a lesson at every turn. It was time to pull out the winter gear and let’s face it, this…

Workspaces to inspire you

Workspaces to inspire you

As most (some?) of you know, a few days a week I work from home in the blog office. From there I do all sorts of things including this blogging thing, I consult to small businesses on their social media and I build websites. Fun, right? It’s one of my favourite places to be and over time I’ve managed to set it up in a way that I love. But that wasn’t always the case. At all! When we moved into our home (two years ago!), I chose the old converted single garage as the space for my office. It had smelly carpet (too damp for such things) and aged paint, dark blinds and loads of potential. A makeover was…

Denim jackets that will make you want to upgrade.

Denim jackets that will make you want to upgrade.

Everyone loves a denim jacket. It’s so easy to throw on, it goes with everything and if you find the right one it will last you years and year of wear. That’s a wardrobe staple if I ever saw one. After the winter jackets post a couple of weeks ago, Candice asked me about denim jackets. And hey presto, a search party was formed! Our mission? Cool, wearable denim jackets that wouldn’t (all) break the bank. Let’s face it, a denim jacket is something that you can get away with spending more on (if you’re in that position). I’ve had one of mine (a cropped one with 3/4 sleeves from Autograph) since 2009! I’m not even sure the cost per…

Choosing and implementing an Instagram theme

Choosing and implementing an Instagram theme

Ladies and gentlemen welcome to my latest obsession; creating an awesome Instagram theme. I fell down the rabbit hole that was VSCO filters on Pinterest, yes there are entire boards full of filter suggestions and theme ideas, and here I am. Welcome to my brain, and sorry about that. And from those Pinterest boards and filters, it was all downhill. Some of you may be asking what IS an Instagram theme? Good question. You know when you arrive on an Instagram profile and the combination of those images just feel like they belong together? They’re colour themed, look amazing together, similar even, and all of a sudden you just can’t resist the account. It calls to me.  That look is a…

Building a wash and wear wardrobe

Building a wash and wear wardrobe

I don’t iron. Literally. We don’t even have one in our house. Those of you who have followed the blog for a while won’t be overly surprised. And because of this, I have built a wash and wear wardrobe by actively looking for clothes that wash and wear well. This is the most efficient use of my wardrobe space. I’m guilty of wearing super ironable things once and basically relegating them to the back of my wardrobe for the creases to ‘drop out’. Some never see the light of day again. Some creases just don’t ‘drop out’ no matter how long you wait. Wasteful, I know. So, where do I start? When you first start out building a wash and…

Comfy and cosy in knit joggers

Comfy and cosy in knit joggers

It finally happened! We finally got some cool weather. As I type this my toes are cold AND I put a cardigan on. I mean, it’s pretty much peak winter over here. Haha. This was great news because I’d been sent (for free, to be clear) a bunch of new season clothing from a few brands and they’d been mocking me in the corner as I sweated my way through some unseasonable warmth. But my time has come.  Their time, I guess. On the weekend the knit joggers paired with their slouchy split side top and the white haven emporium patchwork cape. Let’s face it, the cape was a little optimistic, it wasn’t that cold, but it dressed up the outfit…

What to do if your partner doesn’t like your clothes.

What to do if your partner doesn’t like your clothes.

Look, I kind of want to say dump them, but I won’t. Not yet, maybe later. If your partner doesn’t like your clothing choices it can be a tricky to navigate thing. Everyone wants to be attractive and the approval from someone who loves you is always nice. But what happens when they don’t ‘get it’? That’s what I want to chat about. It’s something that comes up in questions and conversations often enough. Heck, just this week Kel told me my dress looked like a sack and I should consider a belt. I don’t know why or where it came from, but apparently, he’s Anna Wintour all of a sudden. Haha. But in the end, he knew and I…

Team Slouch continues for AW17

Team Slouch continues for AW17

I’m Team Slouch, maybe more so these days than I am Team Stripes, shock horror. I love to wear draped, easy, oversized pieces. It’s become my thing in the last few years. The combination of a deep neckline and slouchy dress or an oversized maxi knotted up to show some serious leg is just really sexy cool to me. There’s a conversation that says that plus size women shouldn’t wear ‘oversized’ shapes to avoid looking bigger. God forbid, right? Why would ANYONE want to look fatter than they are? Forget that. Forget all that they told you. First of all, why is every fashion aim to look smaller, leaner, thinner? Why is that the only outcome we are told to…