Trend or not: this is the all-time favourite summer top

Last year, when we it became a ‘trend’ we saw it being featured in its original horizontal drop just off the shoulders. But this year there are so many names and versions to the off-shoulder or bardot (named after Brigitte Bardot) top which I find it to be a sexier name! I love how its transformed from a simple off shoulder top to a more dramatic one that includes ruffles, puffed-up / bell sleeves or its even become a wrap-around shirt (making boring shirts look sexy). But is the off-shoulder-top really a trend? Is it really something that will be forgotten next year?

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Guest to a Wedding? Dress to impress on a budget!!!

It seems that whenever I meet up with the girls lately the conversation that takes over is ‘where can I get a dress for that wedding I am invited to without spending a fortune?’. Thank god I don’t have to worry about what to wear to a wedding as I’m not invited to any this year (yet!); which I feel so relieved about because it would have been a bit difficult with this growing bump on its way.

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February is the month for restyling

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February is the last month of winter and it brings us 28 days closer to spring! By this time we have bought most of those trendy autumn-winter items that we had in our wishlists, the sales have come and gone and hopefully we managed to grab hold of the bargains we were looking for, and we are ready to rock and welcome spring in the most stylish outfits.

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Still on Christmas outfit shopping but not forgetting to Reuse and Restyle

We are a week before Christmas and I have bought absolutely nothing (including Christmas presents). Actually this is what I do every year, because a few days before Christmas all the sales start and I think it’s a bit useless to buy everything at full price. I was intending to do all my shopping this weekend but I had to make an urgent trip to Cyprus which sort of ruined my plans BUT this little trip will allow me to do some shopping from some of my favourite European high street brands! (Read more for a little secret regarding the pricing of European brands in the UK!).

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How much effort to put in styling a Christmas party outfit?

It’s Friday 9th December which means that we are almost two weeks away from Christmas. This also means that all the Christmas parties have begun and for us ladies this means shopping new party outfits, new dresses (most of the times), shoes and makeup, and everything else that an outfit can be made up of. A very large proportion of us get so carried out with all the Christmas advertisements and all the offers being sent by the shops that we end up buying a whole lot more than just one party outfit or what we actually had in mind. I think all this shopping craziness begins with the Black Friday sales.

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