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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By SolihullStyle      Aug 23, 2016

DEEP BREATHE AND POST! This blogging malarkey has been one of the scariest journeys of my life so far. “Putting yourself out there” has tested my confidence and forced me to throw my insecurities aside. It has been the steepest learning curve at a time in my life when studying again was way off my radar. Read More

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By SolihullStyle      Jul 31, 2016

IT’S KINDA SUMMER?! I’m such a Brit! I’m starting every conversation lately with the tropic of the weather! It’s been a bit hit and miss hasn’t it lately? Here in the UK there’s no consistency to our climate. If we had weeks on end of continuous roasting sunshine we’d all live in our swimwear like Read More

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