Not Your Granny’s Tweed
19 October 2018 | VA Notes Fashion

Not Your Granny’s Tweed

I remember my grandmother in tweed.

A skirt, straight and pencil like,  and she wore it with a plain sweater and a string of pearls for best.
Classic.

From memory, she dolled it up with a pair of brogue style shoes and a cloche hat.


Granny, I loved you but I am not wearing my tweed like this.

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Weekend Wardrobe: Say Pleats Please
13 October 2018 | VA Notes Fashion

Weekend Wardrobe: Say Pleats Please

Pleats, please.

Say hello to the pleated midi skirt; our latest crush at VA and a new found closet essential.

 
Ideal for the working wardrobe and taking you elegantly into the weekend, this skirt is the perfect way to do a ‘dressy’ look effortlessly but also works for a casual afternoon.

 

Dressing for A/W doesn’t have to mean leaving our personalities at the door. This pleated number oozes simplicity and its functional shape gives fabulous movement making us want to prance down the streets.

Who said function couldn’t be fun?

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Say One Thing: Mean Another
8 October 2018 | VA Notes Lifestyle

Say One Thing: Mean Another

Do you do this?

Reflecting on how we can say one thing but really mean another is thought provoking. I break it down into two; when we mean something entirely different and when we talk in a negative fashion rather than face what is really troubling us.

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What She Loves: Rouge D’Armani Matte 403
2 October 2018 | VA Notes Beauty

What She Loves: Rouge D’Armani Matte 403

Is there a perfect red lipstick?

I believe there are many perfect reds and in my career as a tester and wearer of rouge lips, I know this to be true.

Every now and then I find a matte red that stops me in my tracks, makes me feel very well put together and happy as.

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