27 November 2015

Shoes for the Party Season

We are once again approaching the Christmas season.  A time where presents are planned and bought, nights out and get togethers are planned and the annual work Christmas party fast approaches.

It is nearing the end of November when I usually start to look for something to wear for the party season.  I usually try to wear one dress from last year, but to a different event, and buy something new.  One thing that I do like to buy every year however are party shoes.

When it comes to the party season, finding the right style of shoe to carry you through all the events and parties is a must have.  Something classical but stylish that will go with anything.

I have picked out a few of my favourites that are available this year, some of which are also happily on sale!
These strappy shoes from Office will add a sexy edge to a basic black dress or complement a more colourful outfit
 These sparkly court shoes from Carvela are the perfect pairing if you have dresses of different colours or patterns

 These iridescent numbers from Dune are quite right for adding a touch of colour and sparkle to your outfit whilst still being understated.  
You can't lose with these simple court shoes from Dune with silver bows,  Classically elegant and would look great at the office party.
Then of course, there are the shoes that you find and fall in love with.  These are my absolute favourites for the party season and worthy enough of planning the rest of your outfit around.
You can find these from Head Over Heels

What are your go to party shoes?

24 November 2015

My Stylish Mum

I was recently contacted by Daxon to see if I would like to work with them and feature my mum's style on my blog.  

I have talked about my mum before on this blog.  How she embraces life, how she maintains a sense of fun and youth and how she is still so stylish; even at 75.  She loves to play with accessories and always looks a million dollars.  No grey perms and twin sets for her, she is a bubbly beautiful blonde whose style I have always emulated.

We recently went for a makeover session together at the +Charlotte Tilbury counter at Selfridges and here is what she wore for the day.

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Hands up how many of us wants to look this good at 75?  I know I do!

Red top and black skirt - Marks & Spencer
Boots - Past Season
Necklace - Next

Neither my mum nor I had ever had a beauty counter makeover before so we both excited to see how we turned out.  Alas the picture of my mum's makeover turned out a little blurry, but here was my makeover look, I went for the rock chick!

We had a wonderful day out, with the makeovers, Christmas shopping and a couple of glasses of wine to finish off the day perfectly.

Now roll on to our next day out! xx