Mumma is Back in Black!!

What we were able to wear pre children compared to what we would and could wear post monsters has changed. That little black dress is a staple of any wardrobe. Embracing our new shape post kids, we have both tried and sampled many looks and styles to find what works for our body shape and confidence. So, … Continue Reading

Runaway Weekend

The great thing about living somewhere new, is that there is so much yet to discover… especially when the internal sense of adventure is burning strong. Now we live so close to an amazing beach, and with the beauty of the Spanish seaside landscape all around, it is easy to become complacent and not venture … Continue Reading

Ibiza Nights

Those long sultry Ibiza summer nights dancing the night away in Erick Morillo’s DJ box with the man himself are occurrences firmly relegated to the past, now that we are knee deep in nappies and puree. With the kids in tow, the closest we have come to a sniff of the trendy Ibizan nightclubs is … Continue Reading

Karma karma karma Carmex (see what I did there?)

I have tried them all. The expensive ones, the cheap ones, the ones made out of gold and caviar with collagen hand blended by unicorns. None even come close to this yellowing nugget of lip calming, pungent smelling, sticky goodness.

Lashing Out

False eyelashes are not something new….From the fledgling days of the 1930’s, where stunning examples were championed by the ever-glamourous Seena Williams on the silver screen; to the more daring 50’s femininity emulated by the likes of Elizabeth Taylor – fake eyelashes have always been a symbol of female empowerment.

Nipple Lips

Nipple cream is something I thought I had happily left behind in those hazy newborn days of breastfeeding, cabbage and sleep deprivation. Not so it seems. Whilst on a photoshoot with severely chapped lips ( no surprise there as I spend half my days freezing in playgrounds and fields) make up artist extraordinaire, Sarah Reygate, … Continue Reading

Throwing in the Towel

Having Sunday lunch with my other half, Simon and my two children on a day when Simon’s favourite football team – Tottenham Hotspur – are playing, always involves a laptop sitting pride of place at the table.  This Sunday at Porta Gnesta just outside Barcelona, at the new Russian themed pizzeria Madrelievito, was no exception. … Continue Reading

Que des Culottes

Just as Denim jeans were originally created for men and evolved into being everyday, essential unisex wear, culottes were traditionally knee breeches for gentlemen of the European upper classes from the late Middle Ages to the late nineteenth century, and were also worn as part of the military uniform.