Routines and inspiration

· Moodboard series ·

Routines, an organised life notebook and gold hoop earrings

I have an interesting relationships with routines. In some ways, I’m very much a creature of habit. I’m one of those people who always orders the same ice cream flavour, whereas my husband generally tries the flavour on the specials menu. I don’t like being disappointed, particularly not when it comes to something as important…

A farewell to summer

Summer style, linen dress, summer sundress, straw hat, summer style, spring dress

Even though it’s almost the end of  March – the first month of Autumn – I don’t quite feel ready to farewell sundress season. However, ready or not, this weekend puffer jackets and umbrellas definitely replaced linen dresses and sunhats as Autumn heralded its arrival with torrential rains as opposed to golden leaves. I spent a good…

Reflections on outfit repeating

· A Shona Joy dress ·

Outfit repeating, slow fashion, sustainable fashion, shona joy, linen dress, summer dresses, spring dresses, why we should be repeating out, rewear, shop your closet

I’m sure you’ve experienced the pressure to find something new to wear to an event. It starts off with the frantic feeling of , “I don’t have anything to wear” and, after the entire contents of your wardrobe has been dismembered on your bed, you invariably find yourself leaving the store new dress/shoes/accessories in hand….

Thoughts on space

· And a new apartment ·

Minimalist decor, natural lighting, ceramics, minimal ceramics, minimalist asethetic, vase

Last week was full of new beginnings. I started a new job and we moved house.  Moving house is always filled with a sense of restless, beautiful chaos; ferrying items back and forth, maneuvering furniture through narrow doorframes and re-discovering all the pieces you forgot that you owned. A week later, I feel like we are…

Dahlias from Eden and Bell

· An unexpected surprise ·

Flowers, Dahlias, Simple living, Slow Living, Florists, Marmoset Found

Sometimes life’s little detours can lead to unexpected, but beautiful surprises – something which I discovered a week or so ago when, lost and running slightly late for dinner with a friend, Sophie from the beautiful florist Eden and Bell approached me to ask whether I would like the most gorgeous bunch of Dahlias. She…