Casual Glamour: Orla Kiely for Clarks

Orla Kiely’s last collection for Clarks launches today and the Casual Glamourpuss in me is always happy to step over to the sparkly side. Perfect with Prada-inspired cropped trousers and a neat jacket or charcoal opaque tights and a navy dress; the retro seventies-styling feels just right for now. The platforms are fantastic but I’mRead more

The summer kimono

These lovely yukata or summer kimonos from Uniqlo make brilliant dressing gowns (make that all-day lounging gowns, if like me, you’ve just come back from holiday and have forgotten how to dress properly) and can also be worn Catherine Baba-style layered over a simple black outfit. Or on a bike. If you like… I’m off to recalibrate my wardrobe. The cottonRead more

The essential summer tunic

  These lovely cotton tunics designed by textile artist John Robshaw are only £19.90 from Uniqlo. Great with jeans and sandals around town, and the perfect beach cover-up. I’m going to buy a couple.    

Ines de la Fressange for Uniqlo 2015

  And now for some more Parisian Chic. Ines de la Fressange’s latest collection for Uniqlo est arrivé. Here are a few of my favourite bits and pieces (still available online at the time of writing). I should have blogged about this yesterday – one of my favourite items the 3/4 sleeve pocketed shirt has practically sold out –Read more