Renovation Update: Study

There is so much I want to talk about in this blogpost! This room has been over 10 months in the making - and has been a real labour of love, and so much more expensive than we ever imagined..
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My ‘can’t live without’ hair products

Top: H&M (old). Skirt: Boden Icons (sold out). Heels: Jimmy Choo (old but buy similar here). Clutch: Jigsaw (buy similar here) I have a fear of blowdrys.  It may be on the stranger side of the phobia spectrum but it’s just something that’s not me. I always ask to leave…
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•Frugal Buy* Accessorize bikini

Bikini top: £15, Accessorize. Bikini bottoms: £14, Accessorize. Towel: £20, Wood/Grey. Sunglasses: £15, Accessorize. Book: £10.39, Amazon I don’t buy as many bikinis as I used to, back in the day I would go on a 10 day holiday with 10 different styles. Nowadays, I have 4 -5 favourite styles – they’re more classic too – a Topshop stripe…
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At Home with….me!

Jumper: Bella Freud. Dress: MiH (sold out but buy similar from Asos here). Sandals: FitFlop. Photographs: Celia Topping. A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to have the Time Out team over to photograph my flat. It was a dream, as it has always been one of my favourite magazines –…
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The Frugality Gift Guide: For Him

1. 100% cashmere v-neck sweater, £59.90, Uniqlo 2. Rapha city Cycling: Europe guides, £25, Anthropologie 3. Wool beanie hat, £39.50, J Crew 4. Merino wool and cashmere football scarf (they have all team colours!), from £37.95, Savile Rogue 5. ‘True Detective’ series DVD, £18, Amazon 6. Socks, £3.99, H+M 7.…
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The Frugality’s Christmas Gift Guide

As usual, I’ll be doing a little series of Christmas gift ideas. I’ve been told I’m good at buying Christmas presents, and this year I’m pretty sure a lot of inspiration has come from the Red Christmas giftguide! I must admit, I use Christmas as a bit of an excuse…
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