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D’Orsay Pumps

Of all the street style phenomenons at the moment, one of the most coveted trends are the d’Orsay pumps, pronounced door-say!  And if you want a little history here. It turns out to be the court shoe from the time of the French Count D’Orsay. Let’s first get into the specifics: what is a D’Orsay pump? Any shoe…

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Michael, I love you

So I was special enough to be gifted with a beautiful Michael Kors watch for my birthday last week and I’ve spent the whole week lovingly looking at it. Obviously I was beyond excited to get it out on its maiden voyages, took it to have a few links removed (and hid it from my Ma,…

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Happy Birthday to Me! My new birthday scent.

This week saw me turn over another number… IT IS JUST A NUMBER…., right? The best thing about birthdays is the celebrating with friends and family and of course, the gifts! Let introduce the new addition to my handbag in the form of acqua di Parma……. “Strolling in the shade of centuries-old trees, among lodges…

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Moteefe: My face on a T-Shirt

Moteefe is not the new kid in school. It is not a cousin visiting you for the summer whilst his parents work out their issues, so somewhat familiar but with some crossover. MOTEEFE is something completely new whilst being shockingly simple. What INSEAD graduates Lev, Mathijs and Olivier have created is quite brilliant, and what it does,…

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The Radio Silence is Over! Look Book 19

Sorry for the radio silence, my editor has been sunning himself in South Africa for what seems like an eternity (not jealous much!!!) okay okay wel jel as they say in #essex let’s get on it and do our best to bring The British Fashionista back. The Look Book of the day is inspired by this glorious sunshine…

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Denim dress

Thanks to Alexa Chung denim dresses have taken the fashion world by storm.  It’s all about structured shapes, crisp collar and lots of front buttons. I first spotted the Sainsburys denim dress 6 or so weeks ago and foolishly, didn’t buy!.   Went back into store and of course (story of my life) sold out.  What’…

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Pandora’s Box

So it is my birthday next month and I have been sourcing present ideas for family and friends (my motto is if you don’t ask, you don’t get (the latter is usually the case boo hoo). My favourite type of gift (apart from clothes, shoes, chocolates, accessories and perfume – yes the list goes on!)…