Prairie Dresses

Prairie dresses are my new obsession for S/S19. I’m currently wearing mine with a roll-neck and cowboy boots but come summer I will happily swish around in this with trainers to dress it down and barely there sandals to dress it up.

The interesting thing about the Prairie dress is that it is the perfect mixture of conservative modesty with its high neck and ankle grazing hem and bohemian freedom with it’s floaty tiered skirts and floral prints. I like to imagine it as what Florence Welch would wear to a Victorian themed music festival. Continue reading

Dry January – the truth about why I need to stop drinking.

I’m into Day 3 of Dry January and i’ve already cancelled two parties for this weekend because I really don’t want to fall at the first hurdle. It’s not that i’m finding it that hard (yet) but I know it’s something I really need to do so i’m going to make like a hermit crab and hide in my shell as much as possible this month.

When I have discussed Dry January with my friends I have mentioned that i’m doing it to shift the extra pounds that i’ve put on over Christmas, but honestly weight loss is not the real reason i’m doing it. The truth is I need to stop drinking, not permanently but certainly for long enough for me to know that I can.

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Christmas Jumper Edit 2018

Christmas is coming up super fast and i’m starting to panic a bit about doing my cards and finishing my Christmas shopping. One thing I am sorted for is my Christmas jumper, I picked up this cute reindeer one from H&M which fits my criteria of not being too thick – after a few glasses of red wine on Christmas Day I know I will be feeling rather flushed and I won’t want anything too hot.

Do you like to wear a super cheesy Christmas jumper or do you prefer to keep it classy and opt for sparkles instead? Either way I have got something for you in my round up from the high street below. These are my twelve favourites, click the green (affiliate) links to shop. Continue reading