A year ago I had waist long hair and in January I went for the chop to shoulder length hair. It had taken two years to work up to this style change and over that period I had toyed with colour, layers and a fringe in an effort to keep my interest in my long hair. This autumn though, I felt ready for another change. I went to James Bushell Harvey Nichols for a trim in August and then returned a few…

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When the weather starts to turn cooler, there are a few skincare products that I keep on hand for making sure that I can give my skin a quick fix if needed. Autumn is not always kind to my skin so stocking up on some skincare saviours is always a must for me and with the House of Fraser double points on beauty event on until the 31st October, now is the time to shop. Double points is just good beauty maths.…

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Now that the weather is cooler I have to leave the ballet pumps at home and start wearing more boots and trainers. I’ve been enjoying these navy Alexis* trainers from Butterfly Twists with my Levi’s as well as with tights and dresses. They are very versatile and the navy leopard print makes me very happy. I love when leopard print makes a return but I don’t suit brown so navy and grey are my leopard prints of choice. The great thing about these…

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I recently attended the Style Birmingham birthday party to celebrate 10 years and 50 issues of this local glossy magazine. The party invitation stipulated “your style” as the dress code so naturally I put together an outfit using my favourite colour palette. Navy and black is one of my favourite combinations for a chic look. It always make me happy when I find pieces that combine these two colours. Especially as I have a lot of black in my wardrobe…

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I’ve only ever had a pedicure once in my life and that was with Cloud Spas so when &Beauty in John Lewis invited me in for a luxury pedicure I was delighted to go along. &Beauty is situated on the second floor of John Lewis in Grand Central and is the only one across the John Lewis stores. So it feels pretty special that Birmingham has this salon and I’m regularly there getting my brows threaded and for gel manicures.…

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