black ensemble

Yesterday we went for a long drive to the small town of Rogil on the Algarve’s west coast. The purpose of the trip? To visit a favourite cafe where they make the most delicious cakes. Stupidly, I neglected to take photos of said cakes so you’ll have to do with me strolling along the beach side in a black ensemble instead ūüėČ On the way home, we made a quick pit stop down a¬†long and winding road which culminates at¬†the¬†beautiful… Read more »

I used to visit thrift shops quite often with one of my best¬†friends before she moved back to England. Lately though, not so much. It’s just not the same without her. She always¬†seems to¬†find real gems – like the most beautiful Rebecca Minkov dress that now hangs proudly in her wardrobe. She often emails me whenever she’s found something amazing in the same type of shops back in the UK (they are much better there than here) and I’m always… Read more »

I’ve just watched an old episode of What Not To Wear (the US version with Stacey and Clinton) and I’m actually a little bit peed¬†off at the over-use of the term ‘age-appropriate style’. I hadn’t really given it much thought but yesterday I’d read a blog post about it and it’s obviously still on my mind. As I approach 40, I guess I am noticing that I’m being more careful about the clothes that I choose to buy. Whenever I… Read more »

  Neo Victorian by suzyturner featuring Alexander McQueen I’m absolutely loving one of the top trends of A/W 2015. The goth look. Vogue calls it Neo-Victorian and it totally speaks to me. Probably because I’ve always been a bit of a closet goth. Black was always my go-to colour, and up until recently, I used to often go a little mad with the black eyeliner. ¬†It was only as I started approaching¬†40 that my hubby casually mentioned one day that… Read more »