October 11, 2016

A simple silk square?

Something I had to try, after seeing on the catwalk at Gucci and Dolce & Gabbana, was the headscarf. The last time I wore one with […]
October 2, 2016

Feel the Breeze

From raggedy jean hems and cold shoulder tops this summer to haphazard holes, multiple splits or just a simple vent in an unusual place. The ideal […]
September 21, 2016

Stop and Smell the Roses

A big favourite of mine, flower prints have moved into Autumn. Bold and colourful on darker backgrounds perfect to wear with chunky knitwear and denim layers. […]
September 15, 2016

Foot Patrol

Autumn Feet. The last two weeks have flown past with kids back to school and new season clients ready to fly into Autumn styles. It was […]
August 28, 2016

Haste to Lace

I think I have always loved lace. The romance, the intrigue, the beauty and of course the practical bit of covering up fleshy areas without wearing […]
August 18, 2016
Kirstie in Print

Jeans made easy

I probably wear jeans seventy-five percent of the time by default, picking them up to wear with a shirt or smarter jacket as my go to […]
August 13, 2016

There’s a pink thing going on

It seems pink is having a little moment and with its gentle warming effect for most skin tones, it’s a good bet to wear now and […]
August 2, 2016

Sarong Song

I know that sarongs aren’t on trend at the moment, whilst kaftans are having their moment, but after my recent holiday my trusty rectangle of cloth […]
July 14, 2016

Searching for a Gem

I started writing my blog last November and for the first time I have struggled with the subject matter. It has to be the weather as […]
July 4, 2016
Top Shop by Kirstie Smillie

Sale Savvy

No doubt about it, there are huge sales out there, rails of merchandise so reduced it would be crazy not to buy! But be weary, think […]
June 23, 2016
Kirstie in Print

Virginia’s Rare Beauty

A salon lightweight, Kirstie enjoys a Rare Beauty experience….   Vantage Point magazine
June 23, 2016

Swimwear, don’t put it off!

For years I have ‘made do’ with past bikinis, a bit baggy, not great support, colour faded – great image I know. But this year I […]