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The Coffee Store

Saturday, 29 April 2017


Photography by Michaela Tornaritis

Shirt | New Look (c/o)
Trousers | New Look (c/o)
Mules | New Look (c/o)
Bag | Chloé
Sunglasses | Céline Marta

There's nothing quite like a relaxed-fit, wide-leg tailored trouser; and nothing shouts summer dressing quite like it. This pair from New Look have been made in a slinky crease-resistant twill, perfect for rolling up inside your suitcase (I did this myself this morning, packing for Amalfi) and look just as great with an oversized deconstructed bardot shirt as they do with a skinny crop top and platform heels come evening. Now let's talk about the mules! My current favourite type of shoe due to their versatility - this pair come in a lovely satin khaki shade which adds a nice hint of colour to a lighter look.

Now please excuse me for the short post, I've got a plane to catch!

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Soho Sneakin'

Tuesday, 25 April 2017


When Kurt Geiger asked me if I'd like to style-up a pair of their SS17 trainers, I felt up for the challenge. Trainers and I have a bit of a love-hate relationship, but recently I’ve found myself incorporating sleeker, rubber-soled flat-form styles into my daily wardrobe.

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Photography by Michaela Tornaritis

Jacket | H&M
Jeans | Acne (similar)
Tee | Ganni (similar)
Trainers | Kurt Geiger (c/o)
Bag | Chloé
Sunglasses | Céline Marta

Previously, Converse and Stan Smiths were as close as I’d ever got to lace-ups and it took quite a bit of self-convincing for me to believe trainers suited my personal style. Now, they make up 50% of my weekly wardrobe... There’s just something about a platform trainer, it’s like wearing a heel in the day, but without the discomfort. I’m not short, but at around 5’5”, a little bit of extra height can work wonders! The Ladbrook from Kurt Geiger simply transforms the casual essence of a trainer into a sleek and polished shoe. With a smooth stone-coloured front and a subtle hint of snakeskin, I knew that they’d instantly become the next ‘it’ shoe in my wardrobe!

This is also my first shoot with the incredible photographer Michaela - I just love how these shots turned out. I’m also pretty besotted with pairing white on white. In hindsight, walking around Soho in white denim and pale shoes was a little bit silly, and thank goodness I avoided spilling the Ivy Soho Brasserie’s hollandaise sauce over my outfit in the afternoon! These Acne white jeans have become one of my favourite wardrobe staples and I believe that everyone should own a pair. I’ve linked some alternatives above - these are almost identical.

White on white however would be much more fitting for the Amalfi Coast - lucky that I'm heading there this weekend! I’m packing lots of white, summery gingham, frilly tops and denim and I'm flying out on Saturday for 10 days of Italian BLISS. I’ve never been to Southern Italy before and I’ve heard great, great things. If you have any Amalfi recommendations, please let me know in the comments below!

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Mustard Yellow

Sunday, 16 April 2017


Jacket | Mango
Trousers | Zara
Tee | Mango
Boots | Office
Sunglasses | Céline Marta

Hey again, I'm back with something very spring-like and it comes in the form of this beautiful yellow jacket from Mango. With the weather constantly up and down, warm one minute and freezing the next, this transitional piece seems to fit the bill perfectly for this time of year; made from 100% cotton, it's lovely and breathable for sunnier days, combined with it's mustard hue makes it perfect for now.

If you'd have asked me when I was little, yellow was always my favourite colour. I blame our time apart on my yellow bedroom walls - of course I was going to grow out of it! It's such a happy colour and I'm so glad to be reunited with you, yellow.

Happy Easter!

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London Fashion Week AW17

Saturday, 4 March 2017


Blazer | H&M (similar)
Jeans | Topshop
Tee | Mango
Shoes | Sandro
Bag | Chloé
Sunglasses | Céline Marta

[SORRY FOR THE DELAY] This season, my fourth London Fashion Week was very brief. Having been called (rather last minute) to talk to prospective students and parents at an alumni event at my University on the Saturday, I was only able to attend on the Sunday. It feels like only yesterday I was a very passionate (and clueless) 16-year-old girl desperate to find a way into the fashion industry. So this season, I pressed pause on LFW and decided to give something back to help these students and parents make the right decision about entering this crazy, yet wonderful, creative industry.

Sunday was short and sweet and I mainly wanted to check out the new Apartment space (which is amazingggggg - see what I got up to at The Apartment last season here) plus I booked in with the photographers at Comb to get some new shots (credits below). Aren't they cool?

I love how the Prince of Wales check makes this look seem really playful, even though it's such a traditional piece. My Sandro braided leather shoes just had to come out as it was certainly mild enough (in my books!) Fingers crossed for warmer weather now the days are getting longer and lighter... Hello spring!

Photos by Muffadel Abbas at Comb

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Velvet Suiting

Friday, 17 February 2017


Hello! I've been saving this post for the warmer weather because who could get away with wearing a velvet suit last week? It was bloody freezing! Now the temperature is rising and with spring is just around the corner, I couldn't be more excited for the new season.


Blazer | Mango
Trousers | Mango
Jumper | Zara
Shoes | Mango
Bag | Chloé
Sunglasses | Céline Marta

I realise my outfit is practically made up of Mango and Zara (who quite frankly are killing it at the moment). I can't stop myself from stalking Mango's New In page every day, subtly dropping things into my basket and letting them sit there a while until I've decided and justified why I need such item in my wardrobe!

The velvet suit sounds like a pretty bold statement, right? But paired with a thick turtleneck and tan accessories you'll bring things back down to earth a little. This duo is now on sale here so grab it while you can. Shop my velvet edit below...



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The Ski Edit

Saturday, 11 February 2017



If you're a follower of my Instagram (which I apologise for updating a lot more regularly than here), you'll know that I recently hit the slopes in Val d'Isere toward the end of last month. Not only were the conditions perfect but I also brushed up on my skiing with a fab instructor (thanks Pascal) and am already dying to visit a new resort next season.

This was my fourth trip and now I'm feeling pretty confident I want my clothing to reflect that. Fusalp is my go-to for elegant, quality skiwear; fusing high-performance designs with beautiful belted styles with cinched-in waists and fur detailing, accentuating a feminine silhouette. I picked up my Fusalp jacket online at 40% off - always shop around to find a style you'll still like years down the line.

Recently, a handful of highstreet retailers have caught onto the need for more choice in the world of skiwear, producing their own fashion-forward and affordable lines. Some great examples of this include H&M and Topshop's 'SNO'. For discounts, head to TK Maxx, Sweaty Betty do some great thermals and Perfect Moment has become the new cool kid on the block.

Are you hitting the slopes this season? If so, I am very jealous! Let me know in the comments below...


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I'm Feeling 22

Wednesday, 11 January 2017




Dress | Zara
Boots | c/o Ted & Muffy
Belt | Gucci
Watch | Larsson & Jennings
Sunglasses | Céline Marta

I've been thinking... January blues aren't so bad. I'm not participating in 'Dry January', perhaps that could be why?! There's something strange about spending the first proper day of the new year being a year older than you were the day before... I suddenly feel ancient, but I suppose that's because I'm finally settling into adult life and I'm ready to start a new year with more consistency than the last. I also get to say this really cool thing that no one ever believes until they waste 10 minutes of their life working it out. 

On the 1st of January 2017, I could say 'I was 21 last week but I'll turn 24 next year'. Yes - it really does add up and it's kind of depressing... I'm also heading off to the Alps on Saturday so my January isn't really looking that bleak at all!

I found this beauty of a dress in the Zara sale - I'm surprised I'd never spotted it before because it is such a me sort of dress; houndstooth, check, tweed, check, frilly, check. I took these photos on my 22nd Birthday (NYE) and had the loveliest day spent brunching at The Ivy in Clifton, hunting for cool antiques, opening pressies and celebrating the new year with family and friends. The belt was a present from my incredible Grandma. An investment piece I'll wear time and time again and keep forever and ever. It just adds an extra touch of luxe to any outfit; whether that be vintage denim or over the top of a velvet blazer.

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