Spot the difference

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That’s right, you got it, no Pat Butcher earrings on the left. You wouldn’t catch me wearing earrings like that (…any more¬†ūüėČ). And my right shoulder is down instead of up, I blame my sister, she was directing the shot. I certainly need more practice at this modelling malarky.¬† Continue reading

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Introducing Bonnie & Buttermilk

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Sometimes colour and prints are put together in such a beautiful and inspiring way that even an avid monochrome lover will find them utterly irresistible.

Bonnie & Buttermilk

Bonnie & Buttermilk is a German brand, based in Berlin. Owned by two women, Eike and Katrin who share a passion for bold and colourful vintage inspired prints. They set up shop 5 years ago selling clothing made from their fabric designs. Only recently have they started¬†selling their fabric by the meter/yard. I am honoured to be part of the Bonnie & Buttermilk Blog Tour, which also includes a GIVEAWAY, so read on…

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“If you want your girl to grow up feminine dress her in a feminine colour like blue.”

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When I made a blue Baby Ziggy sweatshirt for a baby girl, I wasn’t trying to be inclusive, I just liked the colour.

And when Santa said ‘Ho! ho! ho!‘, I’m pretty sure he wasn’t trying to be offensive to women. Political correctness has gone a bit mad recently don’t you think.¬†Dennis can no longer be a menace,¬†Spotted Dick became Spotted Richard¬†and don’t even think about employing only reliable and hardworking people, lazy people need jobs too you know.

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If athleisure is here to stay, should denim jeans should be worried?

I mentioned¬†last year about the trend that was going on in London, people wearing activewear – everywhere. Well everywhere apart from the gym that is. But now it seems like people who actually go to the gym are wearing clothes that¬†wouldn’t look out of place in a nightclub. The lines are¬†blurred between¬†high performance and high fashion.

I’ve noticed lots of women adding¬†a¬†fashionable flair to their activewear¬†and bringing a bit of sass to their workouts. Wearing¬†sports bras that are too good to hide and¬†leggings with mesh panel inserts¬†(yes we’re talking see-through) that¬†are more work it than work out.

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Spots vs dots. Stripes vs lines.

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You spot the difference and you dot your ‘i’s.

You cross the line and you earn your stripes.

But what’s the difference between a spot and a dot, a stripe and line? Maybe it’s a question for Helen & Olly¬†because I can’t figure it out. Can you? Continue reading