By SolihullStyle      Nov 14, 2016

BUYING LESS! As time goes on I realise the benefit of buying less but buying better. The things that I rely on year in and year out are the pieces in my wardrobe that at the time made my toes curl slightly as I handed over the cash! As time has gone on and I Read More

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By SolihullStyle      Oct 19, 2016

WHO’D A THOUGHT IT? Me, wearing something a bit 90’s rock chick? It just goes to show you that it’s never too late to give something a go that you thought wasn’t going to work for you. There was something about this ZARA leather belt that spoke to me. On the surface I had no Read More

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By SolihullStyle      Sep 22, 2016

I COULDN’T BELIEVE MY EYES! I said to the lovely sales assistant in the O Bag Store in Touchwood Solihull, “can I look at those blue sunglasses please?” “Of course!” she said. The minute she put them into my hands I think I let out a little squeal of delight! “They are velvet!” I said! Read More

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By SolihullStyle      Sep 19, 2016

PYJAMA STYLE! It’s a trend that has been around now for the last few seasons. Jackets, blouses and shirts all with satin or silk pyjama references. You gotta love a trend which lets you pad around town in your pyjamas? I took things one step further and styled my pyjama lounge blazer with silver slippers! Read More

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By SolihullStyle      Sep 14, 2016

MIXED BAG! Now and then there are lots of things I want to share with you that, try as I might, don’t fit into a neat little package. This is one such blog. There’s fashion news; designer collaborations and shampoo all rolled into one! It’ll flow about as seamlessly as “The One Show”. A NEW Read More

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By SolihullStyle      Sep 14, 2016

NEW BRAND, NEW TOP, BUT DEFINITELY NOT NEW EVERYTHING! Do you remember that I’d said I would fill you in on the other item that I bought from a new brand I was trying? Well, this is it! I bought this blouse for work so I keep my modesty when I bend down; it’s of Read More

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By SolihullStyle      Sep 08, 2016

WHAT ON EARTH IS HAPPENING? When I first started this post I thought I’d do a massive essay about this season’s trends. I started then I thought, actually, what’s the point? Scary thought! Have I lost my enthusiasm after all these years? Has the holiday been too long? Does any one read this stuff? Do Read More

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By SolihullStyle      Sep 01, 2016

THE SYMPTOMS ARE GETTING WORSE! My off the shoulder top obsession reached fever pitch and I needed to draw a line under the issue! The problem is that I have now developed a new stain of the disease! It’s now the one shoulder breed that is taking over my life! I’m buying into silky ones; Read More

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By SolihullStyle      Aug 27, 2016

THERE COMES A POINT….. ….when we need to discuss “transition”. The point at which the season is changing. I was chatting to a dear friend the other day and we both agreed that though it’s hot (as per my previous blog on the hottest day of the year), things “feel” different? There are a few leaves Read More

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By SolihullStyle      Aug 27, 2016

LOOKING BACK AND LOOKING FORWARDS! Looking back on our summer I don’t think I can complain too much about the weather. We’ve had some beautiful days recently and it has been great to make the most of it. I like to take stock each year of the pieces in my wardrobe that have worked the Read More

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