LEOPARD PRINT: The best pieces next season & how to wear them

HOW many is too many?… Because at last count, I have four. Varying shapes, lengths, patterns – that makes it fine in my book. In case you’ve been hiding under a rock lately (and in this heat, can’t blame you), you’ll know that animal print is everywhere for the new season. Now, I’ve been sold…

MARKS AND SPENCER: Autumn-winter collection

I for one am extremely excited for the new autumn-winter collections about to hit the high street. The September issues of all my favourite magazines are coming out. This is the best time of year to be a dedicated follower of fashion. If you’re into tailoring, dresses, blazers and a bit of daytime glam –…

MEGHAN STYLE: The Duchess look on a high street budget

LOTS of fashion-y people are talking about ‘The Meghan Effect’ and whether we expected the new Duchess to be more directional with her outfit choices. Our Meg’s in a bit of a no-win situation if that’s the pedestal we’re putting her on. She’s trying to fit into a family steeped in hundreds of years of history…

Wardrobe detox: How to get the most out of your clothes

I HAVE a passion for fashion. I love putting outfits together, talking about style and – obviously – shopping. But therein lies the problem. Shopping costs money. And, until I learn how to grow that stuff on trees, I only have a limited supply of funds. I, like many women, am guilty of standing in…

BAGS OF STYLE: The best statement pieces on a budget for Spring

OUT with minimalism, IN with embellishment, embroidery and texture – that certainly seems to be the motto when it comes to bags this season. When I was younger, bags were my favourite thing; I’d lust after the impractical kind you’d see on Sex and the City, always asking for some OTT number for birthdays, much…