I’m a bit of a sucker for a sale, I begrudge paying full price for anything so this time of year has me quite excited.  As the thought of hitting overcrowded shops with two little boys brings me out in a cold sweat I find myself doing most of my sales shopping online (mostly in bed with a cup of tea in hand). I’ve learnt from past mistakes, so many past mistakes, not to go for high fashion items in the sales.  They are usually out of fashion before I’ve taken the labels off them and even if they’re not… View Post

I have a small confession to make, I love clothes, and I love new clothes.  I have a terrible habit of buying something new whenever I have an occasion coming up instead of re-using what is already in my wardrobe.  I made a promise to myself in November that I wouldn’t buy anything new.  There were a few reasons for this: I’ve almost lost all my baby weight and want to wait until I’ve lost those few extra pounds before buying anything new. Whilst I have lost most of the weight I gained having G clothes that haven’t fit me… View Post

For years I have wanted a fur gilet.  Every year when Autumn has rolled around I have lusted after one in the shops but always chickened out of actually buying one.  I’m not even sure why, just a feeling that it wasn’t quite me.  Maybe a bit too showy, a bit too “look at me”.  Stupid right? Last week I popped into Next and they had the most beautiful one at the front of the shop and on a bit of an impulse I picked it up to try it on.  I’d originally gone in to get a pair of… View Post

It’s a running joke between my husband and I about the state of his wardrobe.  He’s a man who thinks he’s being colourful if he’s wearing white.  The rest of his clothes are mostly blue, black or grey.  I have actually lost count of how many grey jumpers he owns.  Last Christmas I bought him a cardigan to add a splash of brightness, it went down like a lead balloon (and still remains in the bottom of my wardrobe as I missed the deadline to send it back). When I was recently contact by House of Fraser to review an… View Post