I’m a big fan of giving jewellery at Christmas; small personalised items that have meaning and love behind them. I wrote about it more extensively here; the little jewels and pendants given to me by loved ones that empower and inspire me every day. The pieces I cherish most carry memories; an affinity and love for both the gift give…

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A Cosy Christmas

This Christmas is going to be a little different to my normal hectic party-season.  December is being taken up by one mammoth holiday to Cuba.  In fact, as you read this, I’m likely to be on a beach sipping mojitos or snorkelling amongst all those bright, tropical fish (and maybe a few reef sharks – one can hope). This epic…
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Wrap Me in Velvet: Plus Size Partywear

Sometimes you just need a little extravagance in your life. As regular readers know, I simply don’t have any need for a party dress this season.   My Christmas will be relaxed and my December spent mostly in the Caribbean. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t a little bit of room in my wardrobe for a dress that’s a little…
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Festive Lingerie: Elomi Anushka

For me, festive lingerie is about luxurious fabrics in deep jewel tones; a celebration of the season for excess.   But it still needs a purpose, a function.   It needs to look and feel great whilst offering support beneath your Christmas party dress and comfort beneath your winter layers. Now I’m a huge fan of power-lingerie. For me, looking and…
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Party Season Dressing – The Smart Solution

Christmas is definitely a time of excess.   If you’re like me, you spend money like water. Buying present after present. An extra bottle of port (cause you can never have too much port). A new dress for the office party (because you can’t possibly wear the one you wore to different party the week before). The drinks with friends…
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