The Husband Jumper

I’m not ashamed to say that I have an extensive wardrobe – I’m a savvy shopper and get a lot of amazing bargains on Ebay. However, my husband is continually perplexed by the fact that I raid his clothes when I have so much clobber of my own. I have a weakness for flouncy frocks and skirts, but they need to be contrasted with something manly to ground the look. I love the 50’s flair of this high-waisted skirt from Whistles, but when paired with an ultra girly top it can look rather contrived. To keep the look  modern I’ve styled the statement skirt with a chiffon blouse from Topshop (similar here), my husband’s navy sweater (similar here), over the knee boots from Kurt Geiger and a vintage belt. I never wear an outfit […]

Georgia Hardinge: The best designer on the high street

Designer/High Street collaborations have become something of a rite passage for the brands involved. For the designer it’s an acknowledgement that their brand has earned mass appeal that the general public wants to buy into. For the High Street brand  it’s is a way of flexing their fashion muscles, not only displaying the high calibre talent they’ve pulled, but also proving  they have their finger on the zeitgeist’s pulse.  For the shopping public it’s a chance to own clothes by designers whose usual  sky high prices are permanently out of reach. However, oftentimes Designer/High Street collaborations cause a shopping riot that’s not worth the hassle. The recent Isabel Marant for H&M collection sold out in hours and the  store on Kensington High Street had shoppers setting up camping outside the store in freezing temperatures. […]