My Fantasy Workout Outfit*

'I'm 33 now and I seem to have hit a fitness plane. Shifting the wobbly bits isn't as easy as it used to be' - Matthew Rhys As Nigel Lythgoe once famously said 'Christmas is over and the goose has gotten fat'. Whilst I try and still hit the gym over the festive period, it's more … Continue reading My Fantasy Workout Outfit*

Why I’m in a huff with Primark

'One of my biggest concerns is just how cheap we expect everything to be' - Lily Cole I remember when Primark first appeared on Northumberland street in 2001 and it almost had a Bon Marche feel to it, it was all very basic and dowdy and all I ever bought form there was a few  basic … Continue reading Why I’m in a huff with Primark

Review: Buy The Bag for St Oswalds Hospice – Newcastle upon Tyne

'Any charity that aids or supports trying to find a cure for cancer is very close to my heart' - Jennette McCurdy My name's Helen and I have an addiction to buying clothes. One thing my mum always used to say to me even as a teenager and way before social media was 'you're allowed to … Continue reading Review: Buy The Bag for St Oswalds Hospice – Newcastle upon Tyne

Learning to Love the Leopard Print

'My weakness is wearing too much leopard print' - Jackie Collins I've always had a difficult relationship with prints. I usually very much stick to plain block colours which I can accessorise with a scarf or some jewllery, and any prints I did magpie towards would always be stripes or hearts. I'd been of the … Continue reading Learning to Love the Leopard Print

February Very.co.uk Haul

'I'm a pretty big clothes horse. I shop for clothes constantly. I do so much shopping. I should go to Shoppers Anonymous' - Tiffani Thiessen Since changing jobs a few years ago and no longer working in the centre of town, the amount of clothes shopping I do on the internet has increased by about … Continue reading February Very.co.uk Haul

£20 Challenge: Judy’s Vintage Fair

'There are so many great, great vintage clothes to find; there's a whole territory unexplored there' - Lily Cole Vintage shopping is something relatively new to me. I've always shopped on ebay and in charity shops but only really looking for high street bargains, I wouldn't class anything I've bought there as vintage. I've never … Continue reading £20 Challenge: Judy’s Vintage Fair

Like, Totally Rad.

'When you talk about hip-hop, you're talking about the whole culture and movement. You have to take the whole culture for what it is' - Afrika Bambaataa Anyone who reads my Twitter feed regularly will know I have two constant obsessions in my life; clothes and song lyrics So imagine the squeal of delight when I … Continue reading Like, Totally Rad.