London Fashion week inspo: jewellery stars | V. I. BUYS

As New York fashion week ends, it’s now time for London Fashion Week – where the Autumn/Winter 2018 trends are making us mentally plan next what we will be wearing come next winter – although we have yet to embrace Spring – oh, yes Spring is on the way! But, for now in honour of London Fashion Week and in my regular fashion week posts I’m talking London Jewellery Stars – those beautiful, delicate British jewellery brands you need to know…

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Mother’s Day Flowers with Marks & Spencer and me | V. I. BUYS (SP)

It’s a bit of a joke in my family that I treat Marks & Spencer like my corner shop. I’m always popping in and coming out with much more than the proverbial ‘pint of milk.’ So, it makes perfect sense that it’s my first port of call for any special occasion or day – and with Mother’s Day fast approaching its been great to work with them on this special campaign. First up I was invited along to a lovely…

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New York Fashion week inspo: beauty icons | V. I. BUYS

If you’re really only just getting your head round the the Spring/Summer trends for 2018  – then you may need to make some space in your mind – and eventually your wardrobes – for what’s coming next season? As fashion moves fast and its time for New York Fashion Week – where the Autumn/Winter 2018 trends are making us want to Wear. It. All. Now. Whatever has caught your eye FORGET about that for now as in honour of New…

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A Christmas Tale by Joules – the perfect Christmas Eve box book | V. I. BOOKCLUB

Making up a Christmas Eve box has become as much a part of my Christmas planning as the big day itself. I have been doing them for Miss Marnie for a few years now – but this year’s feels like it will be the first one she will really embrace and hopefully take in. Maybe because we’re having our first Christmas at home – rather than going to stay with family – as I want to create some of our…

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Chad Valley and the importance of imaginative play | V. I. BUYS

If you caught my recent post you will know that Miss Marnie and I are on the Chad Valley Play Panel (read about it HERE). This means we get to play with some toys, games and crafts and I get to call it work. Not that it has felt like work as I have been using this opportunity to really understand how important ‘playtime’ is – for both of us. My busy days – like most working mums – is…

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