One step at a time

Mar 13th, 2017 Fashion, Inspiration, Kirstie Smillie Kirstie 6 min read

We had all the seasons last week and I’ve been wearing part winter, part spring, experimenting with colour, layering shirts and knits with rain jackets, and then sitting outside for a coffee marvelling at the heat of early March sunshine. Clients have been discussing Ascot and weddings and I’ve been thinking about events for this year, more jeans workshops and styling sessions. And lots of…

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Jeans Fever

Jan 13th, 2017 Fashion Kirstie 5 min read

Jean fever is set to continue this year…going through the hot sweats to find that perfect pair. But with lots of handy tips in print and on social media, some of the hard work has been done. When I was asked to be involved in a session with Good Housekeeping Magazine, which is out now, I jumped at the chance to find new options. I…

Stop and Smell the Roses

Sep 21st, 2016 Fashion, Inspiration Kirstie 4 min read

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. Check out how the designers are doing it and then get inspired to suit your own pocket. Dolce & Gabbana flower painted bag, a great way to add petal power without wearing it. Big and bold from LKBennett, silk…

Searching for a Gem

Jul 14th, 2016 Fashion, Inspiration Kirstie 7 min read

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 the normal subjects for this time of year just don’t apply – Hot Weather Dressing, The best Summer Maxis or Cool Comfort, will have to wait until we stop having inches of rain every day! So after a sleepless…