SPOTLIGHT ON MY STYLE WITH DELIGHT

I have to say I wasn’t expecting to be photographed during our visit to East London’s Brick Lane but looking back at these pictures I’m so pleased my blogger friend Gabriella Lundgren insisted. This area has a special place in my heart as I lived in the area some ten years ago and loved to hang […]

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DESIGNER DENIM JACKETS TO COVET

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As a personal shopper who specialises in denim, I always like to see how designers take an everyday staple like the denim jacket and change it from the original form. Below is the latest designer denim jackets, feel free to Oooo and Ahh at the craftsmanship of the embroidery, shape and re-working of the simple denim jacket. My […]

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BRAND FOCUS: PARKER SMITH DENIM

So I have it on good authority Parker Smith is the latest denim brand from LA to offer styles for different body shapes! The brand was born out of Mary Ellen Moschetti the CEO’s struggle to find jeans that fit her shape. Launched in 2014 the brand has grown from strength to strength and awarded […]

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LISTEN UP APPLE SHAPE!

Does this sound like you? “Jeans are tight on my tummy but loose on my leg, can’t find a style that fits. I have skinny legs so if I fit the waist the thighs are huge”.  This is the apple shape dilemma! Now I feel your pain because I too am an apple! Hence my […]

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MY LIFE, PIERCINGS AND JEANS

It must be something about my age as this has happened to me twice now. Standing next to a 20 something and people presume I’m the Mother! First time was at my nieces wedding, who is very beautiful so I took it as a compliment. Second time was at another event, the boy in question […]

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PARTY IN DENIM

So I was asked to style a look for a house warming champagne party for a wealthy client. She wanted to look sophisticated with a relaxed feel. Now this client loves detail and a touch of  embellishment. Denim when worn just right can be just as striking as a party dress. It gives off a […]

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MORE BANDANA LOVE WITH J CREW

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I couldn’t resist just giving you this guide below (taken from J Crew’s blog) as they are such lovely illustrations. It’s the third time now bandanas have popped up on ILJ, this time it’s J Crew! I love that you have the $10 option to have the bandana of your choice monogrammed.   A perfect […]

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THE STEP HEM – A NEW DENIM TREND

Sometimes the smallest ripples create a tidal wave of a new trend, this being “The Step”. It’s a bit of an unusual one stemming from french designer Vetements who are known for cutting two pairs, reshuffling the back pockets & creating a cool new pair  It works best with this season’s favourite the straight leg. […]

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