NEXT BEST THINGS

…i’ve saved you the hassle and searched through that giant next catalogue to find all the best bIts for spring 🙂

This dress. It looked absolutely awful on the website and in the store amongst rails of cartoon emblazoned, fuschia and cheap (looking) sparkly knitted jumpers. I had a sneaky suspicion it would look entirely different at home Continue reading

WINTER WARMERS

It’s cold. Officially cold. We’re waking up in the dark and there’s a bite in the air that calls for coats and boots and lots of lovely knits. This is my favourite time of the year to be outside and it’s my favourite time of the year for clothes, big and small.  Continue reading

WHAT THEY WORE

Morning and happy weekend everyone!

It’s a been a crazy old half term week, not helped by the wintery-est of weather. But we’ve had lots of fun nevertheless. The best days have been the days we didn’t make any plans and just took our time at home and did whatever Continue reading

How to let them win the (fashion) battles but not the war

I’ve been asked a few times to write about how I get my kids to wear what I want them to. The truth is I don’t. 

I suppose I can’t blame my girls for having such strong opinions on what they  wear. I was and still am exactly the same. They both have a very clear idea of their own style and it makes them really happy to express themselves in that way. So I let them have a (little) bit of freedom and I have to compromise. I don’t think we do too badly. I have to use different tactics for each daughter, hope you find them helpful..    Continue reading