The future of shopping – where can the high street go from here? There’s no doubt about it, the last 18 months has hit retail HARD – particularly on the high street. However, the high street has been suffering for a long time and the pandemic was one of many contributing factors. Topshop in Bluewater… Continue reading The future of the high street
Dear Teenager, While the majority of people feel happy about home schooling finishing, you may feel worried about going back to school…worried about not having any friends, worried about being picked on or bullied. I wanted to impart some of my knowledge about bullying and harassment. If you have been subjected to any of this,… Continue reading Dear Teen….
This week's style myth busting is all about mixing colours or prints that "shouldn't" go together! Black with Navy So many ladies I have met, have assumed you can't wear blue with black, particularly blue denim with black tights, or blue denim with a black top. However, I think they go SO well together. For… Continue reading “Never mix….”
shame NOUN a painful feeling of humiliation or distress caused by the consciousness of wrong or foolish behaviour. My counsellor recently said to me that the best way of confronting shame, is to disarm it immediately. To call it out. So here it is. On Saturday 15th February, I had tickets for London Fashion Week.… Continue reading Shamed.
While stuck in bad London traffic yesterday, I had a great conversation with my black cab driver. He was asking about my work and we got on to the topic of modern day fashion. He said he has noticed that there is increasingly less difference between men and women's style these days, and he was… Continue reading Style is evolving…
Well hey there! It's been a while hasn't it? The great thing about delegation is that it frees me up a bit to do more blogs and hopefully more podcasts. I did wonder about doing a podcast today but I felt I had nothing to chat about (I must be coming down with something!). So,… Continue reading Tis The Season…
One of the biggest pleasures of my job is I get to work with women of all shapes and sizes. The highstreet can be overwhelming and some times intimidating to navigate. We’re all guilty of writing off a brand based on ‘oh they’re too young for me’, ‘too expensive’ , ‘too girly’, but what if… Continue reading Gorgeous and Curvy? How to navigate the highstreet brands by Sarah Lilly
I know you'll all be groaning, seeing these words, as you haven't even gone on your summer holidays yet, the kids haven't broken up and you've only just bought your summer sandals. However, in our world, we are already thinking about the season ahead! Ideally, it's always good to start planning next season's clothes, a… Continue reading Trends – Autumn/Winter 2019
Every time you tell yourself that you are fat, ugly, frumpy, too tall, too short, too this, too that, your body listens. Thinking about your body in this way is harmful to your confidence and it means that over time, all you see in the mirror, are the parts that you don’t like. The good… Continue reading Focus on the good.
Susie here! There is something hugely liberating about wearing dungarees. Any item of clothing that makes you feel happy, fun and childlike, is fine by me! When you become an adult and have responsibilities, endless unanswered emails, bills, school runs and little snotty noses to wipe, it's easy to feel like life has become waaaaaay… Continue reading Dungarees & Boilersuits