March 30, 2017

When I was little I had a yellow basket bag with raffia flowers that I absolutely loved. Oh, I took that bag everywhere from school to the park to bed. Eventually it gave up the ghost after carrying a few too many stones for my Care Bears' rockery (come on, don't tell me you didn't have a rockery for your Care Bears??!!) but I have never forgotten my faithful friend. So imagine my delight when I realised the rest of the fashion world had come to embrace the basket bag. Only problem now is which one do I choose....

Clockwise from top left:

Raffia cross-body bag with strawberries - Zara £49.99

Straw bag with pom pom detail - ASOS £28

Go bananas wash bag - Accessorize £12

Personalised rattan shopper - SWYC £29

I think I am going to have to hold myself bag from buying all of these ones. The Zara one with the darling strawberry detail is just lovely and will look fabulous with a white summer dress and metallic flats. However I also feel I need the ASOS pom pom basket which would make an idea...

September 11, 2015

Love them or hate them, trainers are everywhere - and I'm not talking about the pairs you've just had to shell out eye-watering amounts for to satisfy the uniform requirements of small feet that will grow out of them in a nanosecond - no, I'm talking about 'trendy' trainers. Trainers that are gracing the pages of Vogue. I saw someone in a Chanel pair the other day and once Karl's doing it you know everyone will. Far from being just for sports or street wear they are now a wardrobe staple for all. Personally I struggle to wear them with anything other than jeans without images of women speed-walking to work in 80s New York in Nikes and skirt suits but I am trying to embrace the trend. After all, it's not often we women are encouraged to wear comfortable shoes in the name of fashion....

 

However the options are endless. There are literally thousands of colour and fabric combinations out there and you can even design and personalise your own courtesy of N...

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