Get the Gothic Look This AW12

First of all, I hope that all my lovely readers had a very Merry Christmas and Santa brought you everything that you wished for! I went out for a Christmas meal recently with my parents, sister and Grandma. We went…

Brand Spotlight: Interview with Secret Garden Co’s Owner Nicki Silvanus

As well as currently writing for IDEAL magazine (see previous post), I am lucky enough to be working as Fashion Marketing Intern for Secret Garden Co. Secret Garden Co is a small online fashion business which launched earlier this year.…

Writing for IDEAL Magazine

I have always had a passion for writing, from a young age. Recently I have reignited that passion through blogging about fashion. I have been enjoying it so much that I am, wholeheartedly, considering fashion journalism as a potential career…

How to Wear a Parka this AW12

The parka has to be the most versatile style of coat. A lightweight option for Spring/Summer, or worn with knits and layers during Autumn/Winter, a parka is a solid investment that can be utilised all year round. It is waterproof,…

My Personal Style: When Grunge Meets Glam

The following is a guest post that I wrote for www.goodgollymisshollie.com, which can be found here. Everybody has a personal style. Whether you’re style-savvy, passionate about all things fashion and keen to dress in the latest trends, or more of a laid-back…

What to Wear to an A/W 12 Wedding

I told you that this post would be coming! And here it is, at long last. When news of my cousin’s wedding initially reached my ears, the first thought to enter my head was: ‘I’ve never been to a wedding…

Oxblood: The Key Colour Trend of AW12

It cannot be argued that the colour of A/W 12 is red. For menswear, the shade of the season (mentioned in a previous post) is berry. The womenswear equivalent is richer, darker and more seductive… Say hello to oxblood obsession!…

Brand Spotlight: Topshop’s AW12 Range

…Someone asked me the other day what my favourite brand is. It took me a millisecond to reply, because my favourite brand is, and has always been, TOPSHOP. They then asked me why. I said: “I admire Topshop; not only…

The Best Thing About Winter is the Fashion

What I love about winter clothes is being able to snuggle up in comfy knits and layers. Yesterday I went to Leeds to buy my outfit for my cousin’s wedding (coming up in a future post) and also to start…