Warm and dry. With wry amusement I write this line as 99% of the time I am only one or the other, very rarely both which has prompted me to write this post. I am slightly obsessed with reading the weather report at 6.45am every morning as I get dressed, assuming this insider knowledge will help me choose my clothes wisely. This generally fails spectacularly and, as I am so indecisive, I am then always late, madly rushing to get cheerios on the table, straighten my hair and po
It's 47 days until Christmas at time of writing this. To me this is exciting and also somewhat daunting but still an event I am looking forward to enormously. It's mind numbingly expensive, goes in a flash and usually leaves some lasting damage such as an enlarged waistline, a flagging liver and perhaps the odd momentary bout of exhaustion (or maybe that's just me?!) but on the whole, it's a fun-filled, hugely entertaining family and friends time which we all love each year.
I've been fascinated by side stripe trousers, sport-luxe pants or athleisure wear since I saw Olivia Palermo in a Victoria Beckham pair a few months ago. Fortunately the pair she has designed for Banana Republic look almost as good and at an affordable £70, more widely available to us mere mortals that perhaps don't want to part with £500 for a VB pair. There are so many styles to choose from but I particularly like these ones as they come in a tuxedo style, nicely nipped in