How to style Kimonos for summer

The Art Of Layering: Clever Summer Styling

Dressing for the temperamental UK summer is no easy task. It can go from glorious sun to horrendous downpours in the blink of an eye and while my international readers may not believe me - our crazy British weather has even delivered all 4 seasons in just one day. From heatwave to snow storms within just 24 hours!
effortless style

How To…Master Chic Effortless Style For Spring

In Italy they call it Sprezzatura... And in English it translates as 'a studied nonchalance, perfect conduct or performance of something (as an artistic endeavour) without apparent effort'.
baby

Tips on Travelling with a Baby

My brother and his fiancée have recently had a beautiful bouncing baby boy Zachary, and we've been excitingly chatting about his first holiday next year.
Jenni Smith

Wonderful Women with Jenni Smith, Bafta Nominated Contemporary Quilt Artist

The latest interview within my Wonderful Women series is Jenni Smith, a contemporary quilt artist producing unique pictures, prints and stationery, many of them for children. She also runs a successful sewing school in Ilkley in Yorskhire and works with expert tailor Ann Ladbury, author of 40 books on dressmaking.