Tartan Forever

Nov 24th, 2015 Fashion, Inspiration Kirstie 3 min read

I have always loved checks and tartans, whether it’s in fashion or not. The rich warm tones linking together are inspiring and have an earthiness that appeals to me. My maiden name is also Scottish, Farquhar (no giggles now) and so I have always been proudly linked to our family tartan. Tartan inspiration is always found by the cool queen of fashion, Vivienne Westwood. High…

Wowed by Macbeth

Nov 7th, 2015 Fashion, Inspiration Kirstie 3 min read

I went to see Macbeth last week with Michael Fassbender (beautiful) and Marion Cotillard (also beautiful). Hugely powerful and disturbing film, my heart continued to pound for hours after. As blood thirsty as it is, the images are provocative and inspiring. I am now loving long line, fit and flare style dresses, deep tapestry colours and layered chains and pearls to accessorise. Be inspred by Etro’s…

Silk knotted cushion

Nov 1st, 2015 Inspiration Kirstie 2 min read

I had a notion the other day and acted on it straight away. Using a beautiful silk scarf to cover a feather pad without cutting the scarf and spoiling the print. Simple and effective. Birthday present sorted for that evening You will need: Silk scarf, 16″ cushion pad, cotton and thread. It really is an easy way to make a sumptuous silk scarf. Search out…

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