Raey Matches

Raey, the own brand label developed by Matches has long been a favourite of mine.  I adore Celine and The Row but these brands are so expensive and they very seldom end up on sale.  People also hold onto their pieces so you cannot find really good

Belted Balzer

Grays Antiques (just 5 mins from Selfridges in London) is one of my favourite places to shop.  Head downstairs to Vintage Modes for the best vintage clothes and Arabella Bianco have the best selection of jewellery.

It was here that I bought a

Look out for Vintage Levis and Belts

I don't want to be critical as blogging is supposed to be a fun, light hearted affair.  I do, however, take advising people seriously, particularly if the items are expensive like jeans.  So, unless I would buy something myself, and I have in this

how to shop vintage

The key to shopping vintage is to have a clear idea of what you are looking for, check the trends, try to find an equivalent piece at a fraction of the original price and best of all, it will be unique.  This season is all about florals, midi skirts

Aloe London

I have featured Aloe London before as Claire lives locally to me.   I still use everything that I have bought from her, and best of all, her price point is affordable.

People say to me that I wouldn't wear silk pyjamas as they are too delicate.

swimwear edit over 40

I have just come back from two weeks in Spain.  I have got away for two years without buying any new swimwear but they are now all a bit saggy and I need a full swimwear overhaul.

There is so much out there at all price points and I have tried to

made by riley

I have written about Made by Riley  when they only made t-shirts.  They have now expanded into joggers, leggings and hoodies.  A lot of my joggers were too flimsy and bagged at the knees and bottom. I adore vintage Nike and Adidas trackpants but

Tara Jarmon

The sales are imminent and I am busy marking the pieces I want to buy once they start. It is key to do this so that you can just swoop once the discounts are announced.

I tried on this green skirt as soon as it came out in the Autumn and as it wasn't