Styling up High Waisted Jeans

Sponsored Post  If you are a regular reader, you may remember I mentioned my main goal for 2020 was to work on finding ‘myself’ including working on my own personal style. Although I am now in my thirties, and a mum of three, I don’t want these things to define me or my style. I am consciously trying to work with clothes that highlight the areas of my body I...

Dressing for Winter Weather with Lighthouse Clothing

•Gifted items• I have written before about how much I love to get out and about, especially during the cold and dark winter months, when everything is a little gloomy, so that I have exercise and fresh air to keep my energy levels up. We live close by to the sea, the New Forest national park and not too far from other places of interest including Corfe Castle. As National...

Kick Starting January with Activewear from J5 Fashion

Sponsored post  We are now a week into January, what feels like the longest month, and the time for resolutions to be made, and quite often broken. Whether you have made a goal to be more active, or whether you are just looking for some comfy clothing for chilling out in front of Netflix this January, J5 Fashion, a wholesale fashion website who supply to some of the biggest retail...

Why You Should Visit Your Local Charity Shop

I must admit, I never used to ‘get’ charity shops. I wasn’t sure they were for me, and I was a bit hesitant about trying to find something which somebody else had deemed unworthy (yes, I realise how awful that sounds). Ever since I started working for a charity, however, I have realised how amazing they really are. Not only do they allow those who don’t have a lot of...

Dressing for Autumn Walks

•Features Gifted Item• Suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder, I try and get outdoors in the fresh air during daylight as much as possible in autumn and winter, when the days are shorter. Wrapping up warm and heading out into the countryside on a Sunday is our favourite family activity as the nights draw in and it gives me some of the vitamin D my body is lacking in during this...

Which Shoes to Wear with Autumn 2019’s Big Midi Trend

•Sponsored post• Midi length is something that tends to come and go in fashion, and unlike mini or maxi, tends to be something some people find a bit hard to style due to its less conventional length and its wide variety of different cuts. Midi length really refers to anything that sits from below the knee to the bottom of the calf, and it can include just about any texture, from denim,...

Styling a Jumpsuit for a Summer Wedding

•Features gifted clothing• With the recent heatwave, deciding what to wear as a wedding guest can be challenging. Knowing what to wear that will be appropriate but also keep you cool can be difficult. I was recently introduced to ANGELEYE clothing, which has a whole range of wedding guest outfits including midi and maxi dresses and a selection of jumpsuits. A jumpsuit is the perfect outfit choice for a summer...

Making the Decision to Go Back to Work

•Collaborative post featuring gifted clothing• I started working when I was fifteen, in a conservative club as a waitress, followed soon after by jobs in retail and I have a degree in Events Management, which led to jobs as a wedding & events coordinator after graduation. I have always enjoyed working and making my own money, but after having the three children, it became increasingly difficult to juggle the logistics...