23 Apr 2017
Here A Tassel, There A Tassel

Here A Tassel, There A Tassel


Do you love a tassel as much as I do?

Tassels and trimmings seem to have disappeared from interiors today; trends are crisper, simpler and if a detail is to be seen it’s more like a piping.


One trend for tassels I have noticed is earrings.

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20 Apr 2017
The Tuxedo: Still Borrowing From The Boys

The Tuxedo: Still Borrowing From The Boys

There is one other piece I borrow from the boys.

The tuxedo jacket.

For all the same reasons I find the suit a most brilliant of wardrobe pieces so is the tuxedo jacket.

It’s part of the same family but can stand alone; the tux is an ideal travelling companion and can take you pretty much anywhere you want to go.

It is an ageless, season-less and permanently in fashion piece.

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29 Mar 2017
3 Things We Need To Know

3 Things We Need To Know

3 things we need to know, Starting with pink.

There are 3 things we need to know about the coming spring/summer fashion season.

At the start of every season I like to analyse the trends.

I see what’s up and coming, what has been given the thumbs down and what I like and those ideas I don’t believe will work for us.

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20 Mar 2017
Leopard Print: Never Change Your Spots

Leopard Print: Never Change Your Spots

Many consider leopard prints a neutral.

I would have to agree.


It is an ageless print that works not only in the fashion arena but also in the home interior.

A dab of leopard print in any decor is a winner and a touch of the animal print in our wardrobe can transform the simple into the fabulous.





My leopard pieces need an update and pronto.

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4 Mar 2017
Isabel Marant: Show  And Tell In Paris

Isabel Marant: Show And Tell In Paris


Isabel Marant’s runway show in Paris grabbed my attention.

Lately I have been seeing more and more possibility in her collections; for the more mature in me.

I enjoy her creative spirit but in the past found little to adapt or work with that suits.



Recently that’s changed.

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