I figured it was worth doing a little roundup and review of the Universal Standard Mystery Box deal for 2020 because it feels like the results have been so mixed. … Continue readingUniversal Standard Mystery Box 2020 review
I know it’s a strange time to be writing about travel, but, unsurprisingly, I have a lot of time on my hands right now so figured I would just get … Continue readingBethany’s Big Japan Post
Hello friends! As you can tell from my recent photos, about 6 weeks ago I got my shaggy hair cut into a layered bob. This has been a really pleasant change … Continue readingmore hair.
I’ve loved everything about Premme since it started this summer: I love the campaign shoots, I love the models, I love the designs, I love their social media, and I … Continue readingpower dressing.
Hello friends! This is the first of two posts on the subject of hair. The second will be more frivolous and fun but here is a post about the literal bane … Continue readinghair.
Around this time of year, every year, the phrase ‘jewel tones’ starts cropping up in people’s fashion vocabulary. It’s a time of year when you want to buy pieces in … Continue readingjewel toned.
I always think pinafore dresses look so cute on people, but every time I wear one the straps keep falling down and I just end up getting annoyed. This Joanie … Continue readingmini magic.
I really don’t think there’s anything I love more than the combination of leopard print and kelly green. It’s so fresh and bold and beautiful and kind of hard to … Continue readinga perfect pair.
Makeup is probably my favourite thing in the world. I’m probably more interested in makeup than I am in clothes, but I never felt like I fit into the world … Continue readinga little lighter.
I just want clothes that work. Things that suit me, that work with my wardrobe, that take zero effort on my part. Universal Standard feels like a brand that’s doing that. … Continue readinga universal standard.
It’s warm, huh? I’m taking advantage of this unseasonable weather to wear a dress I just acquired, since it probably won’t look right with tights and I want to get … Continue readingoff-season.
I struggle with skirts. I wonder if this is a plus size thing- I know the brand I work for (hi, navabi!) stocks relatively few skirts compared to other items. … Continue readingskirt the issue.
As I was handing over my card to pay for today’s outfit, I looked the sales assistant in the eye and said ‘I think this is going to change everything … Continue readingi mean business.
I know what I like. I like relaxed, non-jean trousers with a top of some description tucked in. That’s my sartorial happy place and it’s what I wear most days. … Continue readingoff-brand.
Hello and welcome to my new crush: these dungarees. I love that Levi’s makes plus size stuff and I’ve enjoyed trying various items from their range. The overwhelming feedback I have and … Continue readingdungaree dream.
It’s July. I have a lot going on in July. First: my collection with navabi! I wanted to create a coherent capsule collection of wearable, everyday statement pieces that will … Continue readingcolour theory.
There aren’t many things I look in my wardrobe and think ‘wow, I could really do with [insert item here]’, but a black t-shirt dress was one of them. I … Continue readingsimple sunday.
It’s no secret that I love eating in London. People often ask me for recommendations of where to eat out, so I thought I would compile a post on my … Continue readingeating my way around London.
I feel like there was a point maybe two years ago where I kind of plateau-ed in terms of beauty and makeup: I figured out what finishes and products and … Continue readingPlot twist.
I’m kind of stressed at the moment. I feel like I have a lot going on, which is exactly how I like it, but when stuff doesn’t go my way or … Continue readingfeeling myself.
This post has been requested on many occasions over the past couple of years and finally I’ve got round to it. It’s a top 10 of my favourite lipsticks. All … Continue readingLipstick loving.
I love me some palm print. It just feels so summery while still luxurious rather than novelty. So imagine my joy that Monki’s current collection is full of palm print. This … Continue readingSpring palms.
‘This is not about burning calories, this is not about being the thinnest or the strongest person in the room, this is about being the best person you can be … Continue readingStill spinning.
Hello friends! Over the past year I’ve got smarter at shopping. I buy fewer clothes and the stuff I do buy tends to work better with my wardrobe and my … Continue readingwhat i really really want.
Thank God it’s Friday. I had so much fun at the Evans denim customising event yesterday I honestly believed it was the weekend already. But no. To get me through … Continue readingFry-day
I decided to start using my blog for whatever I want (travel! Books! Personal news!), because I don’t always want to do outfit posts. But sometimes I still want to … Continue readinga stroke of pink.
Day 1: What I did Took an 11 hour flight. It was part rough, part fine. I just don’t enjoy flying at all, I don’t enjoy being in a confined … Continue readingla la land.
Hello friends! It’s 2017 which means we’re entering the sixth year of this blog, which is frankly wild. I have no idea what will happen this year, but I hope it’s … Continue readinghappy new year.
Isn’t this dress just unbelievably adorable? The neckline, the full skirt, the print, the presence of pockets. It’s just too lovely. This is the latest Joanie item I’ve tried, and … Continue readingcocktail cutie.
I thought I should get this post from the weekend up ASAP because there’s still time to shop all the items bar the coat in the Black Friday sales! I … Continue readingsuper satin.