Milan Fashion Week: Classic Italian scents | V. I. BUYS

Since starting this blog I have wanted to stick to my fashion roots – having been a stylist and fashion editor on national magazines for over 16 years – but, I’ve always wanted them to be a little more fun and reflect my blog style. In the past I have used fashion week to inspire posts about children books, children’s fashion and children’s toys. And, recently I used London, Milan, New York and of course, Paris as the basis for…

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Junior Magazine – One year on… | V. I. BIRTHDAY

Where has the last year gone? I know we say it over and over when a new baby arrives about time going fast but really this last year has whizzed by for me work wise. This time last year I started as Editor at Junior Magazine – and the last 12 months has meant changes, not only on the work front but, for me learning to juggle being a working mum (although part-time), getting into a routine with he school…

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London Fashion Week: British born 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: NYC 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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