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spring style: how to style a capsule wardrobe – combining the #10x10challenge and #onedressthirtyways


This month, I’m taking on a challenge… it’s a combination of two separate challenges, to be honest. And I’m so excited about sharing it with you!

The first part of the challenge is inspired by the 10 x 10 Challenge™, created by Lee of StyleBee … and involves choosing  a micro-wardrobe comprising 10 items of clothing and wearing them in different combinations over 10 days. 10 x 10, get it?

My second inspiration is Megan Auman and her One Dress Thirty Ways – she styled the same wrap dress 30 different ways in January of 2018, and she is reprising it with a different dress in April 2018.

So, wanting to do both these and not having that much time to devote to it, I will be styling  Continue reading


summer style: wear bold stripes with accessories


Wondering how to wear monochrome stripes with accessories? Styling a statement necklace in a bold colour can Continue reading


summer style: wear white to wimbledon


Wimbledon is the event of the summer for tennis aficionados. Whites are de rigeur for Continue reading


summer style: black tie dinner or formal event


When you’re invited to a formal event, be it a black tie dinner or a corporate event, it’s easy to just wear a little black dress. But when the little black dress is this delicate, feminine and unique, that’s a guarantee you’ll make an impact and Continue reading


summer style: navy blue for ladies day at ascot races


Ladies Day at Ascot is a day for extravagant hats and formal dress. Taking inspiration from the blue skies we hope to be blessed with on the day, here’s an outfit idea for that most special of outings. This could also be worn to a wedding as a guest or even by Continue reading


summer style: wear boho denim to glastonbury music festival


Glastonbury, the ever popular five-day festival of contemporary performing arts that takes place near Pilton, Somerset, has been an annual pilgrimage for music-lovers since its inception in the 1970s. These days it’s the millennials who are Continue reading


spring style: pastels and print


The weather is pretty depressing in London, but let’s take a moment and think about Spring. You’ll definitely make an impression in this chevron skirt, paired with a pale blouse to tone down the pattern. Adding pale blue accessories and Continue reading


seasonal style: accessorise with a scarf in every season


You’ve read my previous blog post for London Local Team on how I make a custom order scarf… now read my take on how to wear a scarf all year round. I’ve featured a selection of makers whose work you will love and Continue reading


a scarf for all seasons: four ways to style a green silk scarf


The silk scarf is the most versatile accessory in your wardrobe. Here are four simple ways to style the Walled Garden scarf for any occasion as well as any season.

Wear this scarf…

Dressed Up in a nude dress and heels, with simple gold hoops, stacking rings and Continue reading


summer style: wear red with a statement necklace


Wear a statement necklace with red clothes, and it can be off-putting – you could end up looking like a pillar box with baubles on, after all… when chosen carefully, a red outfit can make a real style statement, and when its fire-engine shade is accentuated with Continue reading


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