A Style Guide to Winter Layering

A Style Guide to Winter Layering

It goes without saying that when the weather is this biting you need to dress accordingly, but that doesn’t mean you can’t wear what you want to! Alongside this week’s How to Style Layers shoot I thought I’d put together something of a layering guide; how to keep warm without changing your sense of style. […]

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Matchy-Matchy: Collars, Cuffs and Earrings

Matchy-Matchy: Collars, Cuffs and Earrings

I don’t consider myself a matchy-matchy dresser, I’m more than happy to wear clothes and accessories that clash or not even that exciting, just sit together and don’t say much. But when I do and it works, I love the polished effect; it’s like a sartorial signal that you know what you’re doing and you’ve […]

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Five of my Favourite Checks and Tartans – plus video!

Five of my Favourite Checks and Tartans – plus video!

I’m half-Scottish and half-Australian, not the most exotic mix. My Mother Eileen (née McKelvie) grew up near London but with Scottish parents and a holiday home on the Isle of Arran she’s a Scot. I spent every spring and summer swimming and crab-hunting in Arran, until I thought I knew better at fourteen; little did […]

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The Power of Dressing with Who What Wear UK’s Hannah Almassi

The Power of Dressing with Who What Wear UK’s Hannah Almassi

We filmed this several months ago in Hannah’s Leyton flat where she lives with her fashion photographer husband Phill Taylor and their British Shorthair. Their home is lovely, both cool and cosy; as someone who is always home-improving I’m arguably the most enthusiastic person when it comes to tiles, grouting, sofa fabrics and fitted wardrobes. […]

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The Power of Dressing with Alexis Foreman from Style Memos

The Power of Dressing with Alexis Foreman from Style Memos

I met Alexis through a mutual friend Sarah Parham (the designer of SVP Jewellery) at a dinner party; she knew we would get on and she was right, Alexis is charm and warmth personified. As a creative director and successful fashion blogger with Style Memos, she’s also a busy Mum to three boys (Frankie, Jude […]

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How to Style Denim for 2018 – plus video!

How to Style Denim for 2018 – plus video!

Fashion trends are cyclical, they go round and round and round, from nineties minimal to seventies glamour via sixties shapes and then back round again. However, there is a constant and that’s denim; all of us have at least five pair of jeans in our wardrobe depending on the season, the current denim trend and […]

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Lime Wood Hotel, the Finest Tonic for a New Year

Lime Wood Hotel, the Finest Tonic for a New Year

I used to dread the New Year, oft-hungover I’d be frightened of what lay ahead feeling festively plump after too-good a Christmas. 2017 into 2018 however, I started with a slightly different attitude; I wanted to embrace the new start realign how I see January. This month is all about you and making time for […]

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My Favourite Red-Carpet Styling from the Leading Women of this Year’s Golden Globes

My Favourite Red-Carpet Styling from the Leading Women of this Year’s Golden Globes

Nicole Kidman Nominated: Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television ‘Big Little Lies’ Why I love this look: There is so much to love about this dress: the petrol blue rushing and draping on Nicole’s curves, the asymmetric peacock feather adorned neckline; for me it’s Kidman […]

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Five of my Favourite | Statement Earrings

Five of my Favourite | Statement Earrings

Easily my favourite (ongoing) trend from this year, my earring collection has grown and grown since super-sized, standout and dramatic earrings took over the catwalk and high street. My favourite shops for earrings? Finery, Zara, Mango and & Other Stories have really exciting and unique designs that look luxe without being expensive; I love our […]

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THAT River Island Jacket

THAT River Island Jacket

I hadn’t really shopped in River Island before this time last year when I popped into River Island’s Style Studio to meet their VIP manager, the lovely Giles, ahead of December’s Clothes Show. I went in to choose a few pieces to wear on stage, my go-to for this being standout, statement and often sparkly […]

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