I’ve realised that my maternity style icon is Princess Diana, circa 1982. I’m not usually inspired by Royal style but smock dresses, ruffles and pussy bows make sense to me right now. This dress is from my favourite Danish brand, Ganni. Once again, it’s not designed for maternity, but it’s comfortable and should see me through the next few months. I’ll also be able to wear it after the baby comes in May, which is another win. The key to making a pregnant Lady Di vibe contemporary, is to ground floaty dresses with tailored coats and heavy boots. Most maternity wear is so not my style, I’m glad I’ve been able to find stuff that I feel good in. I’ve worn it with an old coat from Self-Portrait (similar here and here) and ankle boots by […]
There are certain items that make up the bed rock of a wardrobe, for most women the key pieces are jeans. For me, it’s pleated-skirts and chunky-heeled boots. Every season for the past four or five years, the midi pleated-skirt has been my go to item. This season, thanks to Alessandro Michele’s recent tour de force collections at Gucci, metallic pleated skirts are everywhere. I’ve been enjoying this gold number skirt from Topshop. I especially like mixing metallics with chunky knitwear. This tweed cape is a vintage score from ebay and my boots are from Carvella, I’ve had my eye on them for ages, I love a Stevie Nicks vibe.