Copying star style on a budget

I hate to admit this but I am frequenter of the sidebar of shame. The Daily Mail’s website and its ‘celeb’ page is visited by me almost daily.  The content is light, and a lot of the stories centre around a ‘celeb’ I’ve never heard of but…I can’t help myself. The reason I make this…

Work wardrobe ideas

The seasons have well and truly changed and while the sunny period may not have lasted that long, it appears I have completely forgotten what I wore the last time it was cold and wet.  Looking through my wardrobe, certain items of clothing look old or don’t fit anymore and new clothes were the only…

My fashion lusts this week

I’ve done a lot of affordable fashion posts recently so I’m back on the LUUUUUSTS. With the new season’s wardrobe now officially on the high street, I’m compelled to buy EVERYTHING but it’s the coats that really grab my eye. A few of the pieces I’ve pulled out are expensive but when you think about…

£75 outfit from Topshop

So where are we?  £45 outfit from Dorothy Perkins, £60 outfit from Marks & Spencer….. what can we get from Topshop? Well I’m NOT going to go entirely with Sale items because frankly it would be TOO EASY to get a £75 outfit.  The site is BURSTING with bargains.  And hey, I want a challenge!…

£60 outfit from Marks & Spencer

Following on from my post at the weekend on how to buy a whole outfit for £60 (or £45 with a voucher code) from Dorothy Perkins, my focus today is M&S.  Marks and Spencer has always been affordable but I wasn’t sure I would be able to get a whole outfit there for £60.  But,…

£60 outfit from Dorothy Perkins (or £45 with a voucher code)

Updated: The voucher code listed in this post is no longer available. You don’t need to spend a fortune to get a new outfit. Don’t believe me? Well I’m going to show you how to create a whole new outfit for under £60 from a number of high street stores.  My requirements: clothing (for my…

Autumn Winter 2013 fashion trends – BEFORE YOU SHOP

Yes, yes it’s still summer but if you want to act like you know your fashion, you need to start thinking about your Autumn/Winter wardrobe now. HOW IS MY BANK BALANCE SUPPOSED TO BLOODY COPE WITH THAT?! I hear you ask. Well, the first step you need to take – and this will save you…

Affordable summer trend 2013: Sheen

The metallic look has been big for Spring and Summer 2013 and there are still some great items on the high street to help you cover off this trend cheaply.  After all, summer is nearly over so you don’t want to spend lots on clothes that are a month away from becoming last season dahhhhhling….

Affordable summer trend 2013: Neon brights

It was supposed to rain today but I’ve been basking in sunshine for hours. Lovely. And according to the forecast for next week, the sun is gonna keep on shining! Yay! So, on with the summer trends! I’ve mentioned a couple of times that I love neon.  People with dark hair and a bit of…

Affordable summer trend 2013: Monochrome stripes

Unlike the majority of content posted on the internet today, this does NOT FEATURE A BABY. This is another post on nailing a summer trend without breaking the bank. Stripes can either do wonders for your figure by elongating your shape if worn vertically or they can broaden you if worn horizontally.  Unfortunately, the trend…

Affordable summer trend 2013: statement prints

High impact bold prints are in right now and there are lots of brilliant items around. However, statement prints are just ONE trend and if you’re going to master all of them, it’s best to look to the high street and the sales to avoid spending a FORTUNE on your summer wardrobe. I’ve pulled together…

Summer work wardrobe

Well we  never thought it would happen but we seem to be having a prolonged heatwave!!  This means lovely lunch breaks on the roof or in the park, cheeky after work drinks outside the pub, oh and then let’s not forget SWEATING LIKE A PIG ON THE TRAIN/TUBE/[INSERT MODE OF TRANSPORT HERE] HOME.  It’s also…