Table settings that look way more expensive than they really are

Marble effect side plate: £4, Marks & Spencer. Marble effect charger plate: £10, Marks & Spencer. Set of 16 copper effect cutlery: £32, Next. Concrete planter with succulent: £12, Geo Fleur. Linen table runner: £7.99, H&M. Enamel tumblers: £6 each, Falcon Enamelware. Copper jug: bought in India With all the refurbishment, we’ve not had anyone around for a…
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On my dressing table…

I don’t often do beauty posts, only when something comes up that I really believe in. I’m definitely no beauty expert, but I am certainly more interested in beauty products as I get older. I’m also privy to a lot of products: beauty sales at Red, product launches etc. So…
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Frugal Interiors: A touch of boho

Just a touch, mind. I’m still all about the Scandi aesthetic.  Chair: Out & Out Original. Cushions and throw: both H&M. Throw: £29.99, H&M. Plant: Ikea. Rug: The White Company (old but buy similar here) But I also really like the softness that something with a bit of texture – a raw…
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Festive Interiors

  One of my favourite things to do this festive season is hang our decorations. Like most people, I do it whilst watching cheesy Christmas movies (often recorded from Channel Five) and drinking mulled cider. This year, we don’t have a tree as we’re leaving for india on Boxing Day…
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Passage to India…

Lucy Williams from Fashion Me Now, in Goa Confession: I didn’t watch Indian Summers – was it any good? It seemed to lack something for me…I think I expected a bit more vibrancy. But India’s still on my mind, and in the fashion industry too, it comes up time and…
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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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Interiors obsession: copper

Probably a little late to this party, but I am obsessed. I feel it’s also not until recently that the High Street is starting to bring out some good quality pieces.         Images from Pinterest I bought a copper plated toothbrush holder from Sweden (oh the glamour!)…
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Ines de La Fressange x Uniqlo

Coat: £99.90, Ines de La Fressange x Uniqlo. Shirt: £29.90, Ines de La Fressange x Uniqlo. Jeans: £210, AG Jeans (darker wash available at Anthropologie here). Bag: Atterley Road. Pom Pom keyring: £19, Jigsaw. Shoes: Office (buy similar here) You know that thing, when there’s yet another collaboration and you don’t…
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On trend: One-piece swimsuits

£96, J Crew This season is all about the one-piece. To cover-up is to look chic and classy on the beach. My friend recently wore a gorgeous sprig print one-piece from Boden on my hen weekend and I was so jealous of it I wasn’t the slightest bit concerned about…
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