From The Archive: 2016

The year of travel- from Aus to Africa- as well as some of my favourite ever photos, I hope 2016 brings a small dose of wanderlust (and fashion inspiration if not)!

Style

The Pastel Parka








(Coat: ASOS, Jumper: Claudie Pierlot, Jeans: American Eagle, Shoes: Next, Bag: Kate Spade)

If there’s one thing I didn’t think I needed, it was another coat. Since inflicting an unofficial spending ban upon myself after the ‘big-sort-out’, I’d resisted the sales, ordered my wardrobe (and realised that, nope, I do not need another thing) and stayed strong…until I saw this coat. ‘Stay controlled woman!’ I hear you cry, ‘You’re never going to afford a deposit with good outerwear, girl!’- but hear me out, I promise!

…To me, this little bad boy combined the perfect elements of both smart and practical- it was a parka and more ‘girlie’ than Gallagher plus it had structure making it smart and rain proof too- huzzah! Okay, I might look like I’m going mountain climbing every time I walk into Riding House for a meeting, and it may get a little bit hot all up in here when I step into the Bakerloo line- but if January is going to keep up this cold act it has going on, I want to be warm, buddy. Excused? Spending ban resumed.







and here’s what I wore…

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