The Colour Edit Autumn/Winter 2015-16 – Cadmium Orange

cadmium orange fashion style autumn fall 2015

Time for the next post in my Autumn / Winter Colour Edit series! Every 6 months, I explore the colours that the powers that be (Pantone!) predict as the big colour trends for the season, and show you my favourite ways to wear them in the shops right now. Last week we looked at the most on trend ways to wear Green this season, and today we’re warming things up a little with Cadmium Orange!

Pantone describes this colour as… [Read more…]

Agnes and Norman Penelope Lemon Court Shoes

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Although we’ve had some glorious sunshine over the last week, there’s a definite feeling of the last days of Summer in the air – the sun is setting a little earlier, there’s a nip in the air in the morning and evening, and suddenly heading out without sleeves or a jacket doesn’t seem like such a good idea. Still, as August drifts into September, there’s no reason why you can’t bring your own sunshine, and here’s my attempt, with a sun-set coloured dress and sunny lemon yellow accessories!

I have mentioned my love of Agnes & Norman, the Birmingham based shoe brand a few times on this here blog, and Penelope, the oh-so-perfect, pretty lemon sorbet of a court shoe featured in my July Favourites. Well, here they are, in all their glory, upon my tootsies. [Read more…]

Spring Shopping Challenge at New Square West Bromwich

New square west bromwich spring shopping challenge

I love a good fashion challenge, so I was excited to be asked to take up the Spring Shopping Challenge at New Square West Bromwich last weekend. With only 2 hours and £150, along with fellow midlands fashion blogger Selina, I was tasked with finding a complete Spring outfit from the selection of stores in the shopping centre, getting back in time to make a quick change into the outfit for a photoshoot with the Express & Star. [Read more…]

Friday Five – Flared Jeans

friday five where can you buy flared jeans on high street

Flares are BACK BABY!

Please excuse my excitement, but I’ve always loved a flare – not that I’m knocking the comfort of skinny jeans, which has always felt like wearing a pair of denim support leggings out and about (erm, in a good way) but I’ve never felt they were the most flattering over my curves, basically giving me ‘pizza legs’ (imagine two slices of pizza next to each other, with feet at the points). Flares, on the other hand, are fabulously balancing over curves, and a decent high-rise pair can make your waist look teeny tiny. [Read more…]