I’VE FOUND A NEW PLACE TO SHOP…

As if my pockets weren’t hurt enough (check my last post), I just found a new place to shop!

Now, you know how much I love to keep my look fresh while keeping with my personal style; but I also have a love/hate relationship with spending money.  It’s safe to say I’m a bit of an oxyMORON when it comes to shopping. (more…)

LIKE SHOPPING IN THE MENS SECTION? I’VE FOUND THE NEXT BEST PLACE

I love shopping in the mens section, it’s my go to for crew neck tees and oversized sweaters, but I recently discovered a new place to shop for my tees! Are you excited yet?

Well, a couple of weeks ago the H&M catalogue landed on my doormat; I perused through the women’s, then through the men’s. After that, I flicked through the kids clothes and immediately stopped when I came to a Mickey Mouse t-shirt that I just had to have!  So I scoped the rest of the page, then the rest of the kid’s pages to see if I’d find any other hidden gems.  Now I’ve always known H&M have some really great pieces for children and in my late teens, I used to buy them. However, I haven’t entertained the thought of buying any in a long time!

Now I’ve always known H&M have some really great pieces for children, and up to my early 20s, I used to buy them. However, I haven’t entertained the thought of buying any in a long time!

What made me entertain it this time? Like Sway, I ain’t got the answers! Anyway, I went to the store, you know to check the sizing – and bought 3 tees instantly. Check the 3 below…

TAKING THE MICKEY

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FOR SATURDAYS

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BELIEBER

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The only reason I stopped at tees is they’re the only thing that’ll fit. My arms and legs are too long to fit anything else, i.e. their badass tracksuits.  Unlike when I’m shopping in the mens section and the tracksuit bottoms are long enough but too baggy in the front.

If you are fortunate enough to have the boys tracksuits, bomber jackets, et al, fit you, then go get some! They go up to age 14+.

Where’s your favourite place to buy t-shirts?  Have you ever bought kids clothes as an adult?

HOW TO WEAR BLACK IN THE SUMMER

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I find the summer months the hardest to dress for; primarily because I’m a “jeans and tee” kinda gal, secondly because I’m not hugely into dresses, and thirdly because I’m heavily into black.  So, it makes perfect sense for me to do a post on how to wear black in the summer riiiight?!  For you, and for me! (more…)

ONE SKIRT TWO OUTFITS

If there’s one thing I’ve learned in life it’s how to pack light…er that I used to.  Up until 2 years ago, I would pack in “outfits” and “just in case bits”.  When I moved back to Birmingham I had to travel to London weekly for a client.  I quickly learned to travel light, to protect my back, my arms, and my legs!

Packing separate outfits for three days (including shoes) (more…)

WHEN YOU FIND THE PERFECT NUDE

We all know neutrals are my thing, so the perfect nude must be the ultimate neutral right?

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First of all, most, if not all nudes look great on darker skin tones.  When I say nudes, I mean all skin tonal colours; rather than just a creamy light beige.  If you do manage to get the perfect nude for your skin tone (more…)