Monday, 20 October 2014

DIY | Handmade Blanket Coat | Tutorial

The blanket coat is this autumn’s cosiest trend. 
These chunky capes seen in checks, stripes or aztec prints are great thrown on over any outfit come rain or shine. And seeing as it's highly unlikely I'll ever be able to afford the original Burberry Prosum monogrammed cape, seen on Cara and Jourdan in the AW14 show, I thought I’d have a go at making my own for a little cheaper…

I found this luxurious tweed woven material at my local fabric store and just had to make something using it. There was a black and white version too so I picked a couple of meters of each up. I experimented with a few design ideas using pattern paper. In the end this shape seemed to work the best and fitted how I wanted to it. If you want to make your own or want to see how I styled mine up read on …


Saturday, 11 October 2014

My PFW Favourites

Hi guys,
Paris Fashion week comes second after London as my favourite fashion week. 

I feel Paris is a bit more sophisticated, chic and formal compared to the grungier more rebellious London. I love seeing the differences in designs and styles shown at Paris there are some amazing designers showcasing here. It is well know for being the home to some well established giants of the fashion world such as Chanel, Valentino and Lavin to name a few. So I had a hard job picking the best to show you, but here are the ones I LOVED and that really inspired me from this year Paris fashion week!
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Thursday, 9 October 2014

A day trip to Bolton Abbey

I was lucky enough to spend the day wandering around the beautiful ruins of Bolton Abbey, in the Yorkshire Dales last week and loved it so much I thought I would share it with you.


Sunday, 5 October 2014

DIY | October Makes ...

Oh how I do love autumn! Frosty evening walks, crunchy golden leaves on the ground and wrapping up in your favourite knitted item. What's not to love about this season? 

This month I am dusting off the knitting needles and buying some gorgeous new wool ready to make some winter warmers for friends and family. I have already started a few hats in this vibrant chartreuse green.

Friday, 3 October 2014

Travel | Weekend in Harrogate

 Last weekend I celebrated my twenty fourth birthday and as a treat my boyfriend, Tom took me away for the night to the beautiful Yorkshire town of Harrogate. It is only an hours drive away from where I live, so Tom came up from London and I packed my bag and together we drove over on Saturday, ready to explore.


Wednesday, 1 October 2014

Bake | Homemade Scones

So it's no secret I love a good cup of tea. This week I thought I would try baking the perfect partner to the great British brew, the scone! This was my first attempt at the traditional pastry so I thought I'd follow an experts recipe. And who better to ask for advice than the Queen herself, Mary Berry.

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