yellow jumper Trinny London

Down the Yellow Brick Road - How To Make the Sun Shine

On a rainy day we can either give in to the drab outlook or make a stance. Or even decide to go down the Yellow Brick Road. Spring will be here soon, the sun does want to shine so I am rustling in my spring wardrobe…

Head to Toe Plum

  Wearing predominantly one colour gives an elongating line to any body shape.  I have a habit of colour co-ordinating that drives some of my friends insane, and me sometimes more. But there are great benefits. I tend…

5 Beauty Buys Of The Month

This is an eclectic mix of my favourite 5 beauty buys this month.1) Eve Lom’s new radiant glow cream compact with SPF 30 is the closest I have come

Today I'm Wearing...

 As I have mentioned before, black doesn’t suit me. But I love monochrome styling.  A pair of well cut black trousers are an essential in any woman’s wardrobe.  I am addicted to these by J Crew (Etons). Each season…
foundations

When a Foundation Is Not Just a Foundation

When a foundation is not just a foundation? As a teenager, suffering from the ravages of chronic acne, I pancaked my foundation to eradicate any spots and scaring; the only problem being that where I had a fully developed head, it all became a rather unsightly smorgasbord. I see so many girls in their teens sometimes with great flawless skin doing exactly the same routine. Perhaps this camouflaging is a rite of passage, a way to 'hide' by saying

Can a Brogue Shoe Be Feminine?

Brogues have been in fashion for the past few years and everyone stocks a variety, but this wasn't always the case. When I was in my early twenties I worked at a commodities firm in a predominantly male environment. I…