At the weekend the clocks spring forward, meaning we will all be enjoying lighter nights and, with a bit of luck, some glorious spring sunshine, which means more time outdoors, and I’ve found the perfect solution for those spontaneous get together with friends, Funkin Cocktails all-in-one cocktail shakers. Forget searching for cocktail recipes online, buying up all the ingredients, or even searching for those bar gadgets that you bought ages ago and have only used once – these Funkin Cocktails shakers literally just need booze, ice and a good shake. You might think I’m exaggerating at how easy and quick it was
If you haven’t already guessed by my name I love Barbie and I get very excited about designer collaborations, from Karl Lagerfeld and Moschino to the latest collab with Fashion East emerging designer Matty Bovan, who if you haven’t have heard is pretty special when it comes to bold, feminine statements and he has designed an amazing collection of tees featuring hand-drawn graphics to celebrate Barbie’s 58th Birthday. There are four tees in the collection and I have to be honest I found it hard choosing just one, but there was something so beautiful about this doll with her statement 80s earrings
SHOP MATTY BOVAN X BARBIE
Anyone else excited to see warmer, brighter weather on the horizon? I love the change from winter to spring as it means I get to embrace spring florals, bare legs, and cropped denim jackets, as well as enjoy the lighter nights, afternoons in the garden and the general glow that comes with the changing of a season. It can be hard sometimes to switch out of winter dressing, I’m so used to wrapping up warm in lots of layers, I’ve become a little attached to my chunky knits, jeans, and boots that it is hard to make the switch, so
Twenty years ago a midseason replacement show based on a flopped 1992 movie, Buffy the Vampire Slayer hit TV screens and it instantly changed my life. For some, maybe it was My So Called Life, Friends, Dawsons Creek, Gilmore Girls or even Party of Five, there is a TV show that will always be the one, the one that changed TV forever, that you obsessed over, lost weekends rewatching, and in my case even inspiring my dissertation, yep, I did a media degree and I wrote about Buffy and her impact on the world. For some, mainly those that have never seen
Denim, especially jeans have always been a big part of my wardrobe, and to be honest I don’t see that changing anytime soon, but I have noticed over the years how I seem to rotate between styles. Once upon a time, you couldn’t get me out of flares, I loved them, so much so, I remember making a pair even bigger while at university that included a whole lot of yellow fabric and cute stars embellished up the side, I was obsessed with them. Then came the time of the cropped jeans, a whole summer dedicated to the shorter style.