Finally! Summer is here and we’re daydreaming of days spent on the beach or in the garden with a good book. When life gets busy it’s easy to forget about your favourite reads in favour of emails and phone calls. We think it’s about time you took a moment to switch off and enjoy a few hours of relaxing reading. To save time we’ve collated a list of our favourite stylish reads - from factual fashion books to informative non-fiction and inspirational autobiographies - there’s something here to suit you. So switch off your phone, grab an iced tea and take a break from technology. Bliss!
Bank holiday Mondays wouldn’t be the same without a little home-baking, don’t you think? We first tasted coconut and raspberry sponge at Cranachan (within Princes Square, Glasgow) and couldn’t resist whipping up our own version. We love everything about this recipe from the sticky jam topping to the soft warm sponge fresh from the oven. Bake this mouth-watering treat in just 45 minutes in 6 easy steps including cooking time then enjoy with a cup of tea – bliss! PS - Curious about those delicate stacking rings? Shop our new collection, Flora and Fauna, crafted exclusively in Britain. Using fine…
The sun is finally shining! Hooray! But with warmer weather comes the conundrum over what to wear. It's not quite hot enough for shorts and t-shirts so we've picked 10 practical monochrome separates that will see you through to summer. We think everyone from teenagers to pensioners can wear a bomber jacket, just look at Mary Berry! This fresh white version from YAS at House of Fraser is the perfect warm weather cover-up and will slot right into your wardrobe now paired with jeans and a lightweight jumper. If you're daydreaming of the beach then try out these black patterned…
We've got sunshine on our minds this week, with the solar eclipse and summer holiday planning putting us in the mood for warmer weather. Temperatures are predicted to rise in coming weeks so it's about time you gave your spring wardrobe some serious thought. We've already spotted some pretty printed trousers and slip-on sandals that look perfect for Saturday strolls along the beach. Keep reading for our selection of relaxed weekend outfits to get you ready for the brighter months ahead.
Known for her art-deco, geometric prints, Holly Fulton ramped up the sass this season with a party girl wardrobe filled with sequins, Mongolian fur, pink latex and chiffon. Muses included Kate Moss and Naomi Campbell in the early 2000s as well as the cult 1968 film Candy. Fulton's sirens were much softer than those of her peers with the inclusion of softly wrapped origami-esque fabric draped across the chest in tones of flesh pink and muted pea greens. Beehives and blunt fringes, diamante earrings and strappy dresses all said party girl but Fulton stayed true to her art-deco aesthetic with these graphic circular handbags in pastel shades.
With Valentines day just around the corner there’s not much time for last-minute present hunting. If you’ve had enough of chocolates and flowers take a little time to daydream about the ultimate Valentines surprise (if money were no object!). We don’t all have cash to splurge but there’s no harm in picturing a playboy lifestyle. Join us for a taste of how the other half live with this whistle-stop tour of the most lavish Valentines gifts around.
Towards the end of last year some of you answered a very important question. The one where he asked and you said yes! That little life changing question means you’re planning a wedding this year so we thought we’d give you a helping hand. If you’re newly engaged and wondering where to begin we’re sharing 5 beautiful wedding themes to inspire 2015 brides. Keep scrolling to find your favourite theme and use it to kick start your planning journey.Don't forget to check out our shop for a full selection of stylish designer jewellery that's perfect for your big day.
Around mid-January, even with the best of intentions, it’s tempting to give up on new years resolutions and resume the festive indulgence. There’s nothing like a spring clean to fuel your motivation and we think the best place to start is your wardrobe. Clearing out the clutter will freshen up your home and your personal style. Follow our list for 10 quick and easy ways to brighten your wardrobe this winter….
After days spent eating your body weight in turkey and quaffing mugs of mulled wine you’ll just be emerging from hibernation in time for New Years Eve. Avoid last-minute wardrobe woes with our Hogmanay style guide – from house parties to posh parties we’ve got your outfit covered. Some of these styles have even gone into sale so bag an unmissable bargain whilst you shop. Grab a bottle of fizz, slip into your favourite evening dress or a relaxed jumpsuit and celebrate a stress-free start to the New Year.
With only 15 days until Christmas (not that we’re counting!) it’s time to embrace the holiday mood and fill your home with festive decorations. Seasonal decor shouldn’t cost the earth, simple handmade baubles and wreaths are purse-friendly and add a personal touch to your home. We’ve road tested these quick DIY Christmas crafts and we’re confident that you can transform your home with a few basic materials. Embrace your creativity and impress your guests with our clever Christmas craft ideas.