Month: June 2015

Weekly Weather Forecast- hella hot LDN

Guys. It’s gonna be HELLA hot in London this week. It’s going to be so hot the Daily Mail will publish headlines like “UK Hotter than THE SAHARA desert this week!!” accompanied by pictures of babes in bikinis lounging on the pebbles of Brighton Beach. Yes, that hot… So, I have helpfully put together a style guide on how to look cool and stay cool when the weather outside is punishingly¬†hot. Some people favour shorts or culottes when it is that warm because skirts/dresses are very conducive to the dreaded chub rub, but a little talcum powder can solve that straight up, and a dress will keep you feeling cooler. In the heat, I like to keep it simple. And by simple I obviously mean I like to pretend I’m on the Riviera instead of the Underground, so I wear blue, white and sunglasses. And you should too, because the Riviera will always beat the Underground. This embroidered dress from Madewell, paired with your favourite espadrilles simply scream Santorini. Incidentally, espadrilles are the hit of …

Valentino Resort ’16- the best thing since sliced bread

After a prolonged absence of three months, SLIR is back. In these three months, we have moved house, gone travelling, updated our wardrobes and joined a gym. Lots of things happened in the world of fashion and lifestyle as well: Kylie and Kendall released their capsule collection ¬†for Topshop, the arrival of summer on the Northern Hemisphere appears to have brought back the 1970’s (you saw it here first), and a fluffy version of good ol’ Karl became 2015’s must have accessory. Though I have kept abreast of developments in the fashion world, not until today have I been shaken out of my summer stupor. It has virtually taken a Valentino Resort collection of unmatched awesomeness to shake me back into a creative haze. And of course it did. Rarely have I seen a collection so rich, beautiful and diverse as this one. It’s almost as detailed as their couture shows, but much more accessible. It’s really playful and all around super cool……It’s also super duper expensive so even though it’s a ready to wear …