Masterclass: Moving Through The Seasons
21 March 2019 | VA Notes Fashion

Masterclass: Moving Through The Seasons

Midseason manoeuvres are challenging.

Not only the physical – finding the momentum to get ourselves out and about after a winter hiatus – but the dressing.

The whole ‘what to wear’ when we don’t know what we are facing outside is one conundrum and the other is boredom.

By about now on the calendar, most of my clothing is feeling over worn and extremely tired. I call it midseason maudlin.

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The Grey Diaries: How To Grow Those Longer Locks
18 March 2019 | VA Notes Lifestyle

The Grey Diaries: How To Grow Those Longer Locks

If you want longer Locks, how do you get There?

Growing hair longer, especially when the decision has been made to embrace the silver, is not as simple as it sounds.
It is often accompanied by a “growing out” phase of colour and an emotional adjustment towards the grey.

However brave and self-confident we are, leaving our hair well alone is not the habit of most females.


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To A Tee: A Wardrobe Classic
12 March 2019 | VA Notes Fashion

To A Tee: A Wardrobe Classic

Is there such a thing as the perfect white tee?

Finding a good plain white tee can be quite the journey.


Sometimes it’s the basic pieces in our wardrobes that are the most difficult to perfect. There are many traits to consider; the cut, the sleeves, the length, the neckline and the material – these are all important factors in finding the one.


Tees are a likely wardrobe staple for many of us; their versatility speaks volumes and their seasonless identity makes the search completely worth it.

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A Dress For All Seasons
28 February 2019 | VA Notes Fashion

A Dress For All Seasons

What to wear?

I really dislike this question but the last week or two it keeps flaring up. We are in between seasons and I am so tired of the way I look and what I am wearing. I’m over me.


Do you ever feel like that?

My imagination seems to have deserted me and my wardrobe seems entirely dull. Nothing has changed really, all the familiar pieces are hanging side-by-side, folded one on top of each other and yet I am giving them the big snub.



It’s my mid-seasonal mood and it’s decidedly unexciting.

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