Twee in Tweed

yellow1yellow3Working at a university, I often feel like I’m at a tweed appreciation convention. The tweed jacket is to a professor what speedos are to a swimmer, nylon to a cyclist, and a tangerine tan to a real housewife. Continue reading “Twee in Tweed”

The Statement Top

redtop1redtop3OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAIt’s official — the statement top is back. Silky, strappy and invariably sequined, the statement (aka ‘going out‘) top was every noughties girl’s power garment. 15 years later, they’ve returned with a little less sequin and a lot more ruffle. Continue reading “The Statement Top”

Dim Lights and Winter Nights

A Love Letter to the Baggy Jumper

fluffyjumperfluffyjumper2Oversized jumpers are the ultimate comfort clothing, aren’t they? They’re the lasagne of garments  – warm, enticing and the perfect antidote to a cold winter’s night. Continue reading “Dim Lights and Winter Nights”

Home Again


You’re home. The words sound warm and comforting after a long day at work. You toss your bags onto the floor and fling your shoes into the air, massaging your bare, aching soles (or soul). You’re home. Continue reading “Home Again”