Tag Archives: summer

Nail the sales: what to buy now to wear into autumn

For me, sales are a minefield. At this time of year all I want to buy is sparkly festival-themed items and light summer dresses, despite having no festival or holiday plans (cry).

But to really nail the sales, it’s important to think ahead. Here’s my pick of what bargains to buy now that will serve you well into autumn. Read more…

Summer is here! A glorious day in Covent Garden

Finally, summer is here! In Scotland it was rare to have a ‘proper’ summer, but recently in London it’s been a real scorcher.

A trip to Covent Garden served as the perfect opportunity to show off my new favourite sun dress. Read more…

A modern classic: Wearing vintage monochrome

I’ve always been cautious of monochrome. It can feel a bit ‘businessy’.

But it can also look really classy. Inspired by retro Chanel, I put this look together for a sophisticated afternoon tea in Paddington.

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My Princess Moment: Why I love tulle skirts

Ever since I saw Carrie Bradshaw sashay round the Upper East Side in a tulle ballerina skirt, I have been desperately searching for the perfect tutu.

Finally I found it. Read more…

Alice’s Edinburgh Fringe Picks 2016

It’s that time of year again, when the streets become Edinburgh’s biggest stage (and the Royal Mile becomes a flyer-filled battlefield).

Despite what the locals may say, the Edinburgh Fringe is an amazing accumulation of the world’s best talent. From one man shows, to cutting edge comedy and full-blown circus performances, there’s something for everyone.

Here’s my pick for the Fringe 2016. Read more…

Earn Your Fashion Badges: The high-end trend

There’s no way you can have missed the patches trend. From jackets to bags and even jewellery, this quirky kitsch look has hit the High Street by storm.

We have Gucci to thank for this. Ever since Alessandro Rochele reinvented the brand’s staple monogrammed bags, budget labels such as Topshop, Zara and New Look have been cashing in on the trend. Thank you, High Street, for letting me join in the fun! Read more…