• Autumn/Winter 2013/4,  christmas,  designers,  fashion,  Selfridges,  shopping,  style

    Christmas gift ideas from Selfridges Sweater Shop

    There is nothing that can make you feel warm and cosy like a much-loved sweater. Worn over jeans or leggings, this can be a great casual look. Add a pencil skirt and heels, and a sweater becomes something completely different.  It is an integral part of any respectable capsule wardrobe, and of course, in recent years it has also become an undisputed star of the Christmas season. Everyone who is anyone has to have at least one Christmas jumper. Selfridges would not necessarily be your first port of call when looking for a perfect jumper, but this season, they have pulled out all the stops to offer you the most…

  • Autumn/Winter 2013/4,  fashion,  High street,  shopping,  style

    Reviewed – Thermolactyl round neck sweater

    It is almost as if the weather knew the calendar had turned to the November page. Or maybe it guessed that it was the weekend before Bonfire Night, and that this would require periods of time spent outside, trying to get as close to the bonfire as humanly possible without turning into a Guy Fawkes. Either way, the weather has turned decidedly cold, and our wardrobe now needs to react to this undoubted fact. Which is why I am turning to my thermals. And in the year that they are celebrating  60 years of  production of their brilliant thermal range, I don’t think you could find better thermal products than…

  • Autumn/Winter 2013/4,  fashion,  High street,  shopping,  style

    Dorothy Perkins – Jumpers just got interesting

    Maybe it’s because we are now firmly into Autumn. Or maybe it’s because I have a dreadful cold and feel rather lousy this morning. Whatever it is, my thoughts and shopping lists just seem to be full of jumpers. Thick ones, fluffy ones, oversized ones, pretty ones that look like you could add a string of pearls to them, jumpers are most definitely having a moment. Dorothy Perkins currently have some really amazing jumpers that transcend the idea that a sweater is just something you throw on at the weekend with jeans. Jumpers in the softest of colours, with embellishment , with studs and with lace, these are the new…