Blackberry Picks
beauty / fashion / jewellery / lipstick / little luxuries / lovely things / make up / perfume

Blackberry Picks

I am always drawn to rich berry colours, especially at this time of year with the season just turning into Autumn and the last of the blackberries still on the bushes, elderberries, juicy damsons and the promise of sloes to come – and of course all of these suggest GIN! Oh, and jams and chutneys … Continue reading

Magnificent Maleficent: Modern Halloween
fashion / lovely things / shopping / Spendy

Magnificent Maleficent: Modern Halloween

Magnificent Maleficent – an enduring icon of evil glamour, Maleficent from Disney’s Sleeping Beauty continues to be an inspiration. Probably my favourite character from all the films, I admired her in childhood (explains a lot) and still love her today. I’ve looked everywhere online and cannot find the original person behind this spoof Vogue magazine … Continue reading

The Only Goth in the Office [££]
Doable / fashion / shopping / Work (the curse of the drinking classes)

The Only Goth in the Office [££]

The last in this series of looks, this one I refer to as ‘doable.’ Not the cheapest, and by no means the most eye-wateringly wistful of collections, I tried to pick items that were mid-range prices. The variations are endless, of course, but the Mango suit really appealed to me as it looks much more … Continue reading