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  • In my wardrobe there are a handful of black and white blouses and shirts, some …
  • Could it be that Spring is finally upon us? The mornings are bright, the sun …
  • Two colours I have never owned in my wardrobe are purple and purple’s nicer …
  • Admittedly Ladies, the socks and heels look isn't one that everyone can pull off or …
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    Padded T-shirts: Elevate Your T-shirt Game

    In my wardrobe there are a handful of black and white blouses and shirts, some printed, very likely, floral tops and then just lots and lots of t-shirts. I once swore to myself I wasn’t trim or taut enough for t-shirts, “only super trim ladies can rock a simple t-shirt and jeans look and make it a vibe”. Now look…
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    Frankie Shop - International Women's Day Oversized Printed Cotton-jersey T-shirt - White
    The Frankie Shop Black Cotton Tops
    Reformation Belfort sleeveless cotton-jersey T-shirt
    No Ka' Oi padded shoulder cropped T-shirt
    Womens Pad to the Bone Knitted vest Top - black - S
    Monki Shoulder pad tank top
    Frankie Shop - Eva Cotton-jersey Tank - White
    Frankie Shop - Eva Cotton-jersey Tank - Black
    Max Mara Green Cotton T-shirt
    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN t-shirt mini dress with padded shoulders in black
    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN t-shirt mini dress with padded shoulders in grey marl
    Womens Chip On Your Shoulder Jersey vest Top - black - 4
    MANGO Shoulder pad cotton t-shirt
    MANGO Shoulder pad cotton t-shirt
    Remain Birger Christensen Verona padded-shoulders stretch-cotton T-shirt
    Max Mara Cotton Jersey T-shirt W/ Shoulder Pads
    The Attico Cotton Jersey T-shirt W/padded Shoulders
    H&M Shoulder-pad T-shirt
    Asos White ASOS WHITE shoulder pad t-shirt
    Asos White ASOS WHITE shoulder pad t-shirt

    KNITWEAR

    21 Marks and Spencer Transitional Season Shoes to Buy Now!

    Could it be that Spring is finally upon us? The mornings are bright, the sun is shining and the last shoe I am reaching for is a pair of boots. If it’s not raining, you will find me on the nursery run and tottering around the supermarket, post office, wherever, in my transitional season shoes. I wanted to create a…
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    AutographMarks and Spencer Leather Ring Strap Loafers
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Block Heel Square Toe Slingback Shoes
    Square Toe Bow Ballerina Pumps
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Leather Almond Toe Pumps
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Leather Slingback Shoes
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Leather Sqaure Toe Mules shoes
    Square Toe Ballerina Pumps
    Square Toe Ballerina Pumps
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Suede Block Heel Slingback Shoes
    Suede Square Toe Slingback Shoes
    Leather Loafer Mules Shoes
    Autograph UsMarks and Spencer Suede Curved Side Stiletto Court Shoes
    AutographMarks and Spencer Leather Stiletto Pointed Toe Court Shoes
    AutographMarks and Spencer Suede Curved Side Stiletto Court Shoes
    Pointed Toe Block Heel Court Shoes
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Block Heel Almond Toe Court Shoes
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Wide Fit Leather Weave Ballet Pumps
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Leather High Cut Ballet Pumps
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Leather High Cut Ballerina Pumps
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Leather Almond Toe Pumps
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Leather Block Heel Slingback Shoes

    THE DENIM EDIT

    The Lilac Trend: Forty or Fifty Gorgeous Lilac Pieces Worth Admiring or …

    Two colours I have never owned in my wardrobe are purple and purple’s nicer sister, lilac. I don’t know why I think of their relationship that way and in actual fact, now that I think about it, maybe mauve would be purple’s sister?! The point is, I have never owned anything in this colour family till very recently, but have…
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    Stradivarius ruched sleeve blazer in lilac
    & Other Stories balloon sleeve drop shoulder top in lilac
    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN tailored smart mix & match cigarette suit trousers
    H&M Oversized sweatshirt
    H&M Jacquard-knit jumper
    & Other Stories puff sleeve panelled cardigan in lilac
    & Other Stories gingham check sculpted blazer in lilac
    & Other Stories gingham check pelmet skirt in lilac
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Argyle Cable Knit Turtle Neck Jumper
    Satin Full Midi Skirt
    Materiel MATERIEL - Color-block Faux Leather Midi Skirt - Light green
    Filiarmi Gelsey Lilac Skirt
    Vince - Hammered-satin Skirt - Lilac
    Miu Miu - Leather Straight-leg Pants - Lilac
    See By Chloé See By Chloe - Jacquard-knit Cardigan - Lilac
    Manolo Blahnik 70mm Hangisi Swarovski Silk Satin Pumps
    Manolo Blahnik 50mm Maysale Leather Pumps
    Rotate Birger Christensen ROTATE Birger Christensen - Petra Off-the-shoulder Floral-jacquard Mini Dress - Lilac
    Chloé Chloe Rosie Gold-tone Cat Eye Sunglasses
    Gucci Broadway evening bag with twisted enamel
    And other stories Suede Block Heeled Pumps
    And other stories Organic Cotton Crewneck T-Shirt
    Lolita small lilac faux fur tote
    Missguided cropped jacket with borg trims in lilac faux suede-Purple
    Bershka puffer jacket with hood in metallic lilac
    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN button through leather look belted jacket in lilac
    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN hero longline maxi coat in lilac
    & Other Stories satin waterfall midi skirt in lilac
    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN chevron textured faux fur jacket in lilac
    Stand Studio Lolita Small Lilac Faux Fur Tote
    Missguided Lilac Square Buckle Belted Cigarette Trousers
    And other stories Alpaca Blend Knit Sweater
    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN paperbag trousers with d ring in lilac
    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN washed stitched cropped oversized sweatshirt in lilac
    Missguided Lilac Cable Knit Sleeve Roll Neck Jumper
    Dedicated dedicated - Animal Jumper - S / Sweet Lilac
    Golden Goose Superstar snake-print low-top sneakers
    Asos Petite ASOS DESIGN Petite hybrid faux fur panelled puffer jacket in lilac
    Maison Margiela Metallic Faux Leather Ballet Flats
    Asos Petite ASOS DESIGN Petite button through leather look belted jacket in lilac
    MANGO Detachable hood quilted coat
    Miss Selfridge cable knit jumper in lilac
    Gucci GG Jacquard Wool Scarf
    Sandro Embroidered Tulle-trimmed Cotton-jersey T-shirt
    And other stories Oversized Wool Blend Utility Jacket
    And other stories Paisley Jacquard Knitted Sweater
    And other stories Leather Croc Baguette
    Calvin Klein 205w39nyc Textured-leather Ankle Boots
    Missguided Lilac Super Soft Faux Fur Coat
    Forever New Cynthia Satin Blouse, Lilac
    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN grandad coat in lilac
    NA-KD Cable Detail Knitted Sweater
    And other stories Tailored Wool Blend Pleat Trousers
    And other stories Cropped Mock Neck Sweater
    Stella Mccartney Eclypse panel sneakers
    M&S CollectionMarks and Spencer Wide Leg Trousers
    Hobbs Lilac 'Tia' Coat
    Bershka frill top in lilac
    Sophia Webster Chiara 100 Winged Leather Sandals
    & Other Stories leaf print midi dress in lilac jacquard
    Stella Mccartney Falabella Fold Over bag
    Castañer Chiara wedge espadrilles
    Adidas Originals adidas Originals Womens Gazelle Trainers Clear Lilac/Clear Lilac/Footwear White
    Gucci Women's slide sandal with Interlocking G Horsebit
    Givenchy - Printed Cotton-jersey Hoodie - Lilac
    Joseph - Jess Herringbone Wool-blend Bootcut Pants - Lilac
    Temperley London - Chrissie Cable-knit Merino Wool Turtleneck Sweater - Lilac
    Adidas Originals Continental 80 Perforated Textured-leather Sneakers
    Balenciaga - Intarsia Wool-blend Beanie - Lilac

    How to Wear Socks and Heels : The Mum a Porter 101

    Admittedly Ladies, the socks and heels look isn't one that everyone can pull off or even one that many care for. In case you do wish to tackle the look though, there are some factors I consider. ..How to wear socks and heels
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    Pierre Mantoux Francis leopard-pattern cotton-blend ankle socks
    Topshop Womens Pink Grid Glitter Socks - Pink
    Fuchsia Ribbed Glitter Socks
    Topshop Womens Rose Pink Ribbed Glitter Socks - Rose
    Pink Ribbed Glitter Socks
    Gucci Black Crystal GG Socks
    And other stories Glitter Rib Knit Ankle Socks
    Gucci Off-White Crystal GG Socks
    Isabel Marant glittered socks
    Gucci Jacquard Logo Cotton Blend Socks
    Cos LONG LUREX SOCKS
    And other stories Dotted Glitter Lurex Socks
    And other stories Glitter Ankle Socks
    And other stories Glitter Lurex Ankle Socks
    Gucci Lurex interlocking G socks
    Gucci - GG-intarsia Metallic Cotton-blend Socks - Womens - Green Multi
    And other stories Ribbed Glitter Lurex Thick Socks
    Scotch & Soda Ruffle Detail Socks
    Free People escapade space dye ruffle socks
    Wolford Dora Metallic Stripe Crew Socks
    Wolford - Leopard-print Stretch-knit Socks - Black
    Tommy Hilfiger Set of three socks gift set
    La Doublej glitter-effect striped socks
    La Doublej glitter-effect striped socks
    Isabel Marant glittered socks
    And other stories Glitter Lurex Ankle Socks
    Miu Miu Logo Striped Lurex Socks
    And other stories Glitter Lurex Ankle Socks
    And other stories Glitter Lurex Ankle Socks
    Falke FALKE - Embroidered Stretch-tulle Socks - Black
    Monki Glitter socks
    GANNI rhinestone logo socks
    Pierre Mantoux Andy metallic-knitted ankle socks

    My List: A Few Small Things to Make 2020 Great

    I had such a good year last year, that there have been moments when I have caught myself wondering, how the hell can I top 2019? Well, the truth of the matter is, I don't even know how I managed to do all of what I did last year, so I am hoping that what I don't know now I will figure out along my journey through 2020. Making small 1% incremental changes over a long period of time to make marginal gains does eventually lead to huge overall gains. So I am applying many, albeit tiny changes across these four aspects of my life, work, health, finances and happiness and working slowly but surely towards another successful year... here's my list of changes...
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    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN oversized relaxed jumper dress with stitch detail
    Asos Design ASOS DESIGN cable jumper dress with shoulder detail
    Topshop Tall jumper dress in mink
    Miss Selfridge jumper dress with roll neck in oatmeal
    UO Betsey Square Toe Leather Western Boots - black UK 5 at Urban Outfitters
    Rubi square toe western boots
    Womens River Island Black Elmer Wrap Western Boots - Black
    Topshop Womens Mexico Black Western Leather Boots - Black
    Topshop Womens Hadria Leather Black Western Boots - Black
    Topshop Womens Khaki Oversized Cocoon Knitted Dress - Khaki
    H&M Knitted polo-neck dress
    H&M Knitted polo-neck dress
    H&M Cable-knit dress

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