Winter White Chanel Style
24 November 2020 | VA Notes Fashion

Winter White Chanel Style


There are two things about this.

Yes, Chanel jackets now and forevermore but also the winter white.


I don’t mind if it’s all white, a mix of creams or with the addition of detail.


There is something about winter white that creates the appearance of lux on every count – whether it’s catwalk couture pieces like above or whether a simple and elegant puffer jacket.

Winter white looks more than the part.

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Then I Thought Of Velvet
17 November 2020 | VA Notes Fashion

Then I Thought Of Velvet

What’s not to love about velvet?

Yes to wearing that evening gown and looking as svelte and fabulous but for now, I’ll settle for a few strong pieces to add to our “at-home” repertoire.

Putting together ideas for a casual, comfortable and good-looking wardrobe to wear at home has been a challenge I’m enjoying.

For many, it’s second nature. For me, it’s not my natural way of dressing.

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Around Again: The Sweater Dress
9 November 2020 | VA Notes Fashion

Around Again: The Sweater Dress


The sweater dress is one I always want.




Despite whatever else is happening in life; this dress is unbeatable for ease, comfort and look.



The long sweater style is a dress that sits between the casual and the dressy; it can take you anywhere on the fashion barometer.

A dress to wear when you don’t know what to wear and a dress that works on those days when nothing in the wardrobe will do.

I have plenty of those – that never changes.

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Five Tricks: Five Years Better
28 October 2020 | VA Notes Beauty

Five Tricks: Five Years Better

five tricks to look five years better?

 

A bit of a tease but I’m willing to make the effort if it makes me feel better.
There are certain “grooming” jobs I have done regularly otherwise all is not well with the world.
Lockdown made the lack of these even more obvious.
 

Simple beauty, hair and make-up rituals make all the difference to how I look and feel in myself.

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