Check That List Twice - Manon Baptiste Checked Midi Shirt Dress from Navabi

Now that the winter weather has started to rear it's chilly head, I've been searching high and low for the warmest outfits where I don't feel completely overloaded in millions of layers. Step forward style saviours Navabi, with this beautiful Checked Midi Shirt Dress from Manon Baptiste. If you're looking for something equal parts cool and cosy, this is definitely worth checking out.


Deck The Halls - Perfect Partywear With The Tess Tapework Dress from Studio Eight

The hunt to find the perfect party wear is officially in full swing, and whilst there's nothing wrong with dripping in sparkles and glitter, sometimes it's nice to invest in a beautiful dress which will see you through a multitude of occasions. Studio Eight, the plus size sister brand to Phase Eight have very much become one of my go to labels when looking for something which feels both sophisticated and versatile. I absolutely fell in love with the Tess Tapework Dress after seeing it at a previous press day, and straight away could imagine how much of a wardrobe chameleon the style would be.


Bringing Specsy Back - Festive Frames with Vision Express

For such a long time, I've needed to get a new pair of glasses. I don't wear them very often, and am a bit rubbish at remembering to put them on. My previous frames only had an anti-glare coating to help protect my eyes when spending hours editing photos, but I'd noticed them getting tired quicker, to the point where they were becoming dry and sore. Being a photographer, my eyes are so important to I was almost too scared to book an appointment for fear of what I'd be told - but when Vision Express invited me to pop along to their Festive Frames event, I was put at ease and felt like my eyes were in safe hands.


All I Want For Christmas - Gift Guide 2017

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas, and if you're anything like me, you're currently staring at a list of names you need to buy things for with a look of mild panic. I've been trying to get ahead of the Christmas shopping this year and spreading it over a few months, but November always seems to be the time when the best deals hit. So I've put together a few categories - ideas for beauty, fashion, and some quirky gifts below. Please note that where possible the links are affiliate links, but none of them are sponsored and are all genuine recommendations. Good luck with your shopping, and I hope that this gives you some festive inspiration!


Paint It Black - Lace Up Corset Dress from Simply Be featuring Sugar & Vice Lazy Oaf

You can never have too many LBDs hanging in your wardrobe, and even better when they have the perfect level of detail. This simple Lace Up Corset Dress from Simply Be has been a total wardrobe staple ever since it laded through my letterbox, with the adjustable, waist cinching belt giving the simple dress a bit more bite.


This Magic Moment - Harry Potter x Primark

Unless you've been hiding somewhere under the ocean, you've probably heard that Primark have been attracting the attention of lots of wizards in training thanks to their excellent Harry Potter themed collection. With everything from PJs to home furnishings on offer, it's the stuff of dreams for muggles and magicians alike. Their Oxford Street East store in particular has been decked out to perfection, and since it's often on my route home I've been keeping a keen eye in store to pick up a few things I'd fallen in love with throughout the previews.


Down The Rabbit Hole - Aria Alice In Wonderland from Lindy Bop

Lindy Bop are a brand filled with fun and whimsy, and time and time again I completely fall in love with their beautiful prints. This stunning Aria Alice In Wonderland number was one such occasion, with the original illustrations by John Tenniel brought to life across a pretty swing dress.

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