Monthly Archives: February 2010

Style Icon: Jackie Kennedy

She is undoubtedly the original First Lady of Fashion. The wife of the 35th President of the United States, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassiss. Both Michelle Obama and Carla Bruni have been compared to Jackie Kennedy however neither has managed to capture her … Continue reading

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To claim your 10% off any orders at Temporary:Secretary enter the code SUGARANDSPICE at the checkout.Temporary: Secretary have some absolutely gorgeous items and I know I’ll be taking full advantage of the discount – something my bank balance will not … Continue reading

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Penguins are officially my favourite animal…

After watching 50 First Dates (not for the first time) on TV one evening recently I fell in love (again) with penguins. I mean, how cute are they? The way they walk – waddle – gets me every time!You might … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Pic-Me-Up: Sonia Rykiel pour H&M

Saturday saw the launch of the Sonia Rykiel pour H&M collection. I had my mum to stay this weekend so we thought we’d take a leisurely stroll into town on Saturday and obviously stopped at H&M on the way. There … Continue reading

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How to… shop till you drop and still "be green":

Clearly I was ahead of the times…Earlier this month Dame Vivienne Westwood urged BBC Radio London listeners to stop shopping for six months in order to avoid unnecessary waste. London Mayor Boris Johnson has launched his climate change for London campaign … Continue reading

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And the winners are…

*Drum roll, please*The Glamourous Grad StudentClaire of A View From HereAnd…Hannah (Steele)I will be contacting winners for their choice of size and colour and an address to send the shoes to but if you are one of the winners and … Continue reading

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Links à la Mode: 18 February 2010

  Style vs Fashion Edited by Retro ChickWith the Fashion Week season in full swing and Fashion Pulse Daily live blogging from the IFB conference it can be easy to forget that there are other things going on in the … Continue reading

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On days like this… I wish I was in London!

Cardiff is a capital city, why can’t we have the same fun as London? Check out the fun you can have if you’re in London over the weekend. Highly recommend popping into Topshop’s flagship store on Oxford Circus to join … Continue reading

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Style Icon: Michelle Obama

The world’s eyes were on her husband following his historic win at the polls in the American Presidential election in 2008 but Michelle Obama is no wallflower and has certainly not hidden behind her husband’s shadow.She never gets it wrong, whether … Continue reading

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Come Out To Play…?

Playsuits.I have never really been much of a fan, if I’m honest. Some people manage to pull them off but they never really appealed to me.Until now.I spotted this little beauty on the Dorothy Perkins site earlier today. I love … Continue reading

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