MEGHAN STYLE: The Duchess look on a high street budget

LOTS ofΒ 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…

STYLE STAPLES: The trench coat

SHOPPING for new clothes is fun (you must think so, or you wouldn’t be on my page!)Β  But there are some pieces in our wardrobes that we reach for over and over again.Β  No item has stood the test of time better than the trench coat. But despite its tried and tested style kudos, the…