Posted in August 2013

Stories time

Stories time

WITHOUT doubt, one of the highlights of my summer this year was the discovery of the & Other Stories store in Barcelona. It was early July and it was hot, we had two small kids in tow and a limited amount of time; as always, I was not intending to shop. But then, I saw … Continue reading

Lennon Courtney – on the edge

Lennon Courtney – on the edge

WHILE it can’t be argued that I do indeed love a bargain, I can still appreciate great fashion, even if it’s out of my league, financially. (It’s the fashion I fall in love with, but it’s the price that cinches the deal.) Well, these guys have seduced me hook, line and sinker with their sharp, … Continue reading

Bags of style or bags of cash?

Bags of style or bags of cash?

THIS week I am mainly wanting…bags. Not long ago, it was a clutch. Now I’m thinking more about a tote. A big tote, large and roomy, the kind that dwarfs you and makes you look like you shrank overnight. Now, I’m fully aware that there are some fabuloso totes out there that match this decription … Continue reading

Thin end of the wedge

Thin end of the wedge

WEDGE trainers came storming into fashion last autumn/winter but I didn’t even blink. What a fad, I thought. They’re only for the Teen Voguers, I told myself. Roll on 12 months and I’ve done a complete u-turn. I’m not sure exactly what changed my mind but once I’d accepted that these may feasibly be the … Continue reading

Wise words

Wise words

We don’t need fashion to survive, we just desire it so much. – Marc Jacobs And therein lies the problem. Of course no one needs a Victoria Beckham burgundy tote priced around the €1,750 mark but who would we be without one if we could afford it? That desire for the accumulation of stuff is … Continue reading