From The Archive: 2015

There's recipes a plenty, some inspirational ladies and some seventies sartorial nods throughout 2015 - stay tuned for a busy year!


That ‘Beatnik’ (or, Birds Eye) Look

(Hat: ASOS, Coat: Orla Kiely, Jumper: Topshop, Dress: Topshop, Bag: Reiss, Boots: Zara (similar here)

Photos by Joe Galvin

When it comes to new items of clothing, I have about as much confidence as I do before I speak publicly in front of a big crowd (i.e none). Most of the time (in the wonderful words of a certain Gok), it’s ‘all about the confidence’- but when it comes to braving trends I’ve seen others sail through and look cool as f doing, it’s a little intimidating, isn’t it? Especially when you walk around like an anxious extra Oliver Twist cast member too…

But hey ho! I feel like with this look I’ve definitely aired on the side of Birds Eye opposed to Birkin or Dylan-esque cool, but there’s nothing wrong with that, right, RIGHT? Although braving the baker boy seemed a little bit Kiera Knightly circa Love Actually for me (or even, as I mentioned on Twitter, Anastasia), sometimes it’s fun to step out of your comfort zone a little, and if I managed to do it during the ‘beehive’ phase of last year, a little hat won’t hurt will it…

and here’s what I wore…


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