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Purple Reign

PURPLESKIRT We can’t help but be affected by the death of Prince and so many other notable celebrities lately. I went to see in concert in Wembley in the early 90’s and still remember exactly what a I wore: black organdi tee, Vivienne Westwood hotpants, Woldford dark grey shimmer opaque tights and black suede ankle strap sandals by Charles Jourdan. We were quite close to the stage and had a great view. I am enjoying my own Purple Phase even more in his memory.

Maybe it was bound to happen, there is a limit to the amount of neutrals one can wear and even though I thought I had a ‘neutral’ wardrobe, colour and print live there too. [Sorry, yes that is a plastic bag hanging off my tree in the background – we are weeding and trimming in the garden.] Continue reading

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Fit

SPRINGThere’s no denying it anymore – I have gained something like 6kg in the last year and it has to go back to wherever it came from! It may not sound like much but I would need to grow taller by at least 60cm to spread that extra weight out 🙂 Honestly I have never dieted my whole life and I am not about to start now in my 49th year. Well because I am 49 this year, it becomes harder to maintain a stable weight. OK, it’s harder to maintain anything really …. Continue reading

Reverse Layering

CENTPLISJAN2 Another way to layer from when I had another round of mild flu a couple of weeks ago: Hermès cashmere vest (part of a twin set), a thick cotton Gap Boy’s utility shirt (plan to wear this as a light jacket in Spring) and Hermès shawl. Continue reading

Winter: Skirt and Boots

SKIRTBOOTS3Finally into my favourite Winter combination of warm skirt and knee boots. These knee boots took a while to find from this post by Sergio Rossi (I seem to have most luck with this brand in boots). They’re the plainest pair I could find. Continue reading

Closet Additions: New Pants

NEWPANTS4I’ve been after wide leg pants for a while and finally found some to match my criteria here. They are softly tailored, machine washable and required no alterations whatsoever. Continue reading

Winter Green

LAMBSCARFCLOSESomebody really wanted to be in this photo 🙂  So this Burberry lambswool scarf had to be mine when I saw the lovely lime green base and check in ecru, greys, deep plum, beiges and orange. Continue reading