Browsing Category

Style

Style

Will moving to the country cramp your style?

It's a thought isn't it? Possibly not the biggest thought you'll have when leaving behind the city in favour of green fields, open space and a New Life in the Country, but nonetheless how you will dress away from the Bright Lights is most definitely something to - at some point - think about. Does moving to the country condemn you to a life of tweed, sensible shoes and wax jackets? Will you open your wardrobe and suddenly find that none of your clothes fit your new life? Or, is country style basically the same as city style, give or take the odd pair of wellies? After two years of country living, I think I've worked it out...…

Style

Anyone for wine?

We like to shout about new discoveries and I really want to shout about this one. FWP BY Rae is a clever, creative clothing brand with a distinctive twist - wine. A sister company to The French Wine Project, FWP By Rae specialises in beautiful organic cotton t-shirts and sweatshirts with genius slogans..…

ShoppingStyle

5 Autumn Looks (Bring on the chill)

Ah, Autumn. The season of mists, mellow fruitfulness and wardrobe updates. To save you time getting dressed in the morning, we've got the five essential looks that'll take you from now through to Christmas.…

ShoppingStyle

Issa: The feel-good dress

Like Taylor Swift, I very rarely stay up too late*. But when I do, I like to dress for the occasion. Moreover, I am highly sympathetic with the ‘from work to night out’ sartorial conundrum. But now I think I’ve found the answer to the question ‘what do I wear?’ for pretty much any night out.…

ShoppingStyle

Cashmere bank holiday discount? Yes, please!

What better way to herald a sunny bank holiday weekend than with - err - a flash cashmere discount? With September around the corner, it's time to treat yourself and get set for wrapping up warm in the autumn...…

ShoppingStyle

5 Ways to Update Your Wardrobe for Autumn

Yes, it’s (notionally) still summer, but the new season stock is trickling into the shops and our consciousness. You hesitate now and that chunky knit will be a lost love after which you will pine all winter. And the weather has gone all crazy on us (grey but warm/raining/downright chilly), so what better excuse for easing your wardrobe gently into autumn? Here are five key pieces to update your wardrobe for autumn. (You know the drill: buy now, wear now, feel smug, add a sweater as the chill sets in.)…

Style

New season Hush has just landed

Yes, it is still August and you are, quite probably, still wearing shorts - even if it's freezing as it's summer damn it - but, you *may* have a shopping itch to scratch. The shops have resembled jumble sales since July, so it's a relief to finally have some delicious new designs to drool over, and this new collection from Hush is one that we are most definitely on board with. Buy now, and let's face it, probably wear now, and wear for months to come, PLUS a discount code. What's not to (cue picture above) love?…

Style

The Alex Edit now online!

A quick post today as I am in child soup, but I just wanted to let you know that The Alex Edit is now online! I've pulled together a special edit of gorgeous accessories that I love from bracelets to scarves, a necklace and a jumper I will be wearing from now until the end of the year (and beyond)!....…