Wannabe Gypset

It’s not often I have the patience to browse an online store. I love internet shopping for what it is – quick, easy, hassle free. So when I find myself on the huge department store type websites with hundreds of products to trawl through you can be sure after page three I have given up and closed the window. This is why the Zara ‘new in’ tab is so my best friend. Having said that – I am learning a new online shopping skill. Key words! So with my new weapon at the ready I have been taking on sites I would never normally try, and most recently its been Boohoo.com the fast-fashion, trend driven, global site that I always thought was for teens, or at least carefree twenty somethings who went out every night of the week and never wore the same £12 dress twice.

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Sunrise to Sunset… in a little black dress

If you only buy one thing this season then you will need it to work hard for you and I am championing the little black dress. Choose it boxy, easy to wear and with delicate thin straps. This little number will take you from sunrise to sunset without a moments hesitation. Pair with loafers, biker boots or trainers for day, and slip a breton or little t-shirt underneath for true nineties nostalgia. For sunset go without anything underneath… fancy adding some glamour – throw on a pair of heels and you have a simple chic cocktail dress.

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The Wardrobe Edit: Grandad Cardigan

Anyone else wondering how it is already April?! Shame the weather hasn’t quite realised yet, so unpredictable and not easy to dress for at all. This is when the humble cardigan really comes into its own… long or short, chunky or fine, cashmere or cotton it can be a wardrobe god-send for Spring dressing.

These ladies certainly know to style a cardi… take a look and if you’re sold I have included my favourites on the highstreet just below.

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