May 30, 2017

Sign up for a Happy Event

A few weeks ago, I invited my friend Sally to travel back to the 70’s with me, to try out the fiddly craft of Macrame at […]
May 18, 2017

Always a classic

I read an article the other day that got me thinking. Francesca Segal wrote in the Sunday Times’s Style magazines about her experiences with moths (Tineola […]
May 3, 2017

Bring on the bronzers..and skirts

I love Jigsaw’s monthly emails ‘What to Wear in…’ series. Each month, if you are signed up for their newsletter, they select a suitable wardrobe depending […]
April 24, 2017

Love the Basic

Trends flow in and out, but there are a few humble basics that are essential to complete a wardrobe and this one does not need to […]
April 12, 2017
Kirstie in Print

No Ordinary Audrey

Here is my latest article published earlier this month, when I chatted to fashion boutique owner Audrey Filtness. The play on her name, which became the […]
April 3, 2017

It’s going to be a good crop

They are a love or hate style, but with so many options out there, one crop trouser will be right for you. Inspired by an email […]
March 21, 2017

Pink Tank

I love pink but not in a full-on fuchsia kinda way, sometimes just a hint is needed and my own prep has started with a casual […]
March 13, 2017

One step at a time

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 […]
March 2, 2017

Humphrey lives on

Remember these? Red and white has become a fresh alternative to the blue and white stripe, and though I still love the classic Breton, I’m ready […]
February 26, 2017

How to Layer with Lace

On trend or not, lace is appealing as it adds a delicate tonal texture, it’s feminine but also a little edgy if worn in creative ways. […]
February 16, 2017

Beware of sleeves in your soup!

Trends come and go, and some look great but are so damned annoying! Elasticated off shoulder has that element as every time you move your arms […]
February 8, 2017
Kirstie Smillie

Rewind to Winter Warmers

Over the last few weeks, my blog postings were all about looking forward to Spring but obviously it’s still Winter and the weather’s getting cold again…rewind […]