Autumn / Winter 2018 Trends – Part 3 Scarf Print

I’ll be honest when I first saw this trend on the AW18 catwalks I hated it. I just thought it was really garish and ostentatious and I could never see myself wearing it. It didn’t help that when I first started looking for this trend on the high street it was all the ‘younger’ brands like Pretty Little Thing and Missguided who were using it and they were doing it in a really skin tight bodycon type of way – this didn’t inspire me with much confidence, it just made it look really cheap and nasty.

I focused on some of the other AW18 trends and forgot about Scarf Print until last week when I slowly started to notice some really nice pieces appearing in Zara and Mango and I decided to buy a blouse and give it another try. Continue reading

Autumn / Winter 2018 Trends – Part 1 Animal Print

We are having the best Summer for weather that I can ever remember, it’s hard to imagine that in a couple of months we will be back in coats and jumpers and wooly hats!

I don’t want this lovely Summer to end but there is one thing about the approach of Autumn and Winter that I am looking forward to and that’s the fashion. I’m going to do a series of blog posts focusing on the main trends for Autumn / Winter so that you can start shopping with them in mind. The first trend (and also my absolute favourite) is Animal Print! Continue reading

Oak Lodge Glamping – campsite review.

We have just got back from a lovely long weekend glamping with friends at Oak Lodge Glamping in Norfolk. I have never been glamping before and I am now fully converted. The taking up and down of tents and having to pack my entire life into my rather small car is just not appealing to me. When I get to my holiday destination I just want to chill out with a beer. I guess it’s fair to say I am a lazy camper!

Now glamping is not cheap, Oak Lodge is £110 per night, but having in the past paid £30 a night to stay in an empty field with a portaloo in the corner, I honestly feel that I would happily pay this price again based on the amazing facilities I got for my money and the minimal effort I had to put in! Continue reading