Tag Archives: Zara Girl


ZING A Sunday lunch en famille on a beautiful warm Spring Day required some zing! I hadn’t planned on the blue and the lime together as the cardigan, denim skirt and wedge heel sandals were bought years apart. I see it as a sign I am finally on the right track to a cohesive and relevant closet. 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

Navy, Camel and Gold

NAVYCAMELGOLD2Wearing one of my favourite pairs of jeans (fit, colour and comfort) for a quick lunch in town with our two eldest children. The navy double breasted cardigan is a waffle knit also here and here in grey – very cosy. Continue reading

Lime and Flared Denim

LOCKETA close up of the vintage locket and the proportion of the length. I’d like an even bigger one ..LIMEDENIMI underwent a skirt update at the end of last year. Together with the cashmere cosiness, there was this classic A line blue denim and this flared version by Sonia Rykiel. Continue reading

Closet Basics: Spring Denim

SPRINGDENIM4Linking to Happines at Midlife for the Thursday Throw Back link up

I do apologise for the hair! It has a mind of its own … So I’m finally embracing the concept of a uniform when in casual mode and in Spring, this has to be mostly about denim. And I am loving this little navy cotton trench! Continue reading

Closet Basics: Black Legging Jeans

SKINNYBLACK4I’m joining (late) with Happiness in Mid Life for my very first Throwback Thursday Link Up

I enjoyed wearing the white version so much last year here, here and here that I put the black version on the shopping list. In both cases I had sized up because I don’t wear anything as tight as leggings so they are effectively skinny fit on me. These are a nice stretch cotton and not the proper denim like these. Continue reading

Linens, Jeans, Cashmere and Trench

LINENSStarted off the day early with linens – Gap tunic shirt and tailored pants, Mango cashmere cardi and My Suelly pointy toe brogues with ancient leather Longchamp Roseau tote. NEUTRALSBy afternoon changed the pants to Gap 1969 grey bf jeans for errands and more house work. Continue reading

Spring: Purple Chèvre

CHEVRETRIMLinking to Patti’s Not Dead Yet Style blog for Visible Monday #153

I don’t mean to give you a crick in the neck – so sorry –  but I’m still trying to find a good spot for photos 🙂 Very pleased to bring out another Trim (so this one isn’t lonely). Continue reading