March 2014 archive

What I Wore :: 100 Day Spending Ban, Almost There!

‘Heaven claps, light refracts, make a rainbow out of black, don’t look back’ Thank God I Was Dreaming by Outfit Today, I uttered those immortal words to my other half, “I’m fed up of everything in my wardrobe! I’ve got nothing to wear!” whilst standing half-dressed in my bright orange Miffy pyjamas, growing red faced […] Read more…

Frock Swap UK :: Tangled Up in Blue

‘And I was standing on the side of the road, rain falling on my shoes…tangled up in blue.’ Tangled Up in Blue by Bob Dylan It’s a strange feeling wearing clothes that belong to somebody else.  Last week, the arrival of Rachel‘s #FrockSwapUK goods, c/o George at Asda, sent me into a spin. It got […] Read more…

Frock Swap UK :: The George Zebra Jumper

This week, after a short wait, the second of my George at Asda treats dropped through the letter box. One bright pink zebra jumper to brighten my day. For someone who doesn’t wear an awful lot of pink, I love it. It’s snuggly, warm and over-sized. Here in Burnley, there’s hailstone and showers. Summer may be on its […] Read more…

The Brit Pack Presents :: The Pastel Parade

The Brit Pack is back!  This month, we’re bursting onto your blogosphere packing a pastel punch. Whether your pastel fix be pink slip, bone china blue or lilac dreams, to name a mere few, you’ll find a Brit Pack of inspiration just in time for spring. Spring. The season when we embrace the first glimmers […] Read more…

Frock Swap UK :: Rachel’s Bohemian Florals

Have you ever wished to step inside another blogger’s wardrobe? I certainly have. Years ago, before I started blogging, I stumbled upon Rachel’s blog, Rachel the Hat. I marvelled at our similar taste and the amount of dresses we had in common. Nicknaming her ‘dress twin’, we started chatting on Instagram and Twitter. Fast forward a […] Read more…

Vote For Me :: StyleFruits Insider’s Tip Nomination

Sometimes, it feels like I’m blogging in a bubble. My own world of monochrome, sprinkled with colour pops and hearts. However, the folks over at InsideFruits, the fashion blog by StyleFruits, have somehow stumbled across my little corner of the Internet. In fact, they’ve nominated me for March’s Insider Tip. Which is, well, mighty kind […] Read more…

What I Wore :: Debt Free Direct’s Supermarket Challenge

If you were given £70 to spend on clothes, what would you buy? When Debt Free Direct challenged me to see if supermarket brands cut it in the style stakes, my question was, ‘Can supermarket brands rival our high street and designer favourites?’ Armed with virtual cash, I went to find out. For this challenge, […] Read more…

Shoreditch Street Art :: A Sneak Peek into Another World

Shoreditch Street Art Love it, or hate it. Street art is all around us, transforming our urban spaces into visual explosions of colour, or adding intrigue into our landscape. Defined by the Urban Dictionary as art developed in a public place, the Oxford Dictionary merely refers to it as graffiti. Whatever your opinion, there’s little […] Read more…