Goodbye 2013 (and good riddance!)

Finally, 2013 has come to an end! This year has been full of huge ups and downs, and frankly I cannot wait for it to be over.  On the downside, I’ve had to deal with relatives and friends being seriously…

Stella McCartney for Adidas hi-tops

About three years ago I bought a very simple pair of grey hi-tops from Primark. They were thin and flimsy but I have worn them way beyond their lifespan as they just seem to go with everything. They have completely…

What I Wore for…Christmas Day 2013

I ummed and aahed about wearing a really nice dress for Christmas but really there was no need. I knew I wouldn’t be leaving the house all day, and my potential options left no room for all the roast potatoes…

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Hedonistic Headress Making at Drink Shop Do

Have you ever been to Drink Shop Do? It’s an unassuming building on Caledonian Road, but take a step inside and it is one of the most magical places in the city. The place ticks all the boxes for me:…

Clip-on earrings

Long gone are the days where clip-on earrings are for women in their 70s or those who want the channel their inner Pat Butcher. The only safe way to buy second hand earrings is to get clip-ons, and luckily for…

Ripped jeans, black boots

Hooray! Autumn is drawing in! I love the sunshine, but I just can’t dress for it. Jeans and boots are my go-to wardrobe items and I’m so glad I can rely on them again. These jeans are a really old…

Future Cinema: Dirty Dancing

It’s no secret that I love a quirky cinema event. I’ve done all-nighters, open air public screenings, even the odd premiere if I’m lucky. Last weekend I went to the ultimate in immersive cinema.  Held in Hackney Downs, Future Cinema‘s…

Life: August 2013

I ate a LOT of ice cream at Roskilly’s Dairy in CornwallI tried porridge for the first time ever. With cinnamon and bananas. Yum!The amazing Charlie & the Chocolate Factory afternoon tea at One AldwychI made a Cookie Monster birthday…

Style inspiration: Clarissa Explains It All

Who else remembers this show? I used to watch Clarissa Explains It All on Nickelodeon back in the day, and I completely idolised Melissa Joan Hart. Even then I loved what she wore. I insisted that I wanted to wear…