I read somewhere the other day – “be perfect at being imperfect” and it really rang home. My never-ending battle with perfection, basically trying to create a life I think I should have, rather than actually living my life has become exhausting. It used to be that perfectionism was reserved for my work, but it has some how creeped into all aspects of my life, whether that’s with my appearance, how my home looks, or tragically, how my Instagram grid is looking, it is draining and causing more anxiety – so I’ve decided that it is OK that my life is Perfectly, Imperfect.
If you had to go with just one autumn staple what would it be? In recent years, I might have said leather jacket or a chunky longline cardigan, this season I’ve fallen hard for a pair of leopard print boots, which you might not believe me when I tell you, but they were £12 and from Primark, and I love them. I bought these beauties as a test run, I wasn’t sure if leopard print was for me, I’m always pinning gorgeous animal spotty coats, but I thought I would ease my way in gentle with these boots after I
This week everyone I have spoken to the subject of a certain film released this week has been the centre of discussion, can you guess which one? Yep, Star Wars. I’ve been surprised by the sci-fi flicks appeal away from men my husband’s age who grew up wanting to be Han Solo or Luke Skywalker, and I have to admit I’m actually quite excited to see it myself. I have to be honest I’m a late bloomer to all the Star Wars excitement, I never watched it as a child, my Mum is a Trekky, and I really didn’t enjoy
I adore unexpected pairings and I don’t think you can more different than the classic British heritage brand Aspinal of London and the uber-cool, bold and witty London-based label Etre Cecile co-founded by fashion guru Yasmin Sewell, along with Jemma Dyas and Kyle Robinson.
I love a good celebration, whether it is my birthday **hint, hint it’s this weekend**, a wedding, or an anniversary, so The Queen’s DIamond Jubilee is right up my street. Not only am I becoming a little bit of a royalist but I am loving that so many fashion brands have got behind the Union Jack, which if I do say so myself is by far the prettiest flag!!! There are so many cool Jubilee-related items out there and I am loving places like Selfridges and Liberty’s that have put together dedicated Jubilee pop-ups and gorgeous window displays. It was