Stylish Birthday Gift ideas I’m popping on my list | V. I. Birthday

It’s my birthday nest week and the husband has asked what I would like – leaving it a bit late don’t you think? ha ha I think the reason he leaves it to the last-minute is because even after years together he still doesn’t really know what to buy me – because in all honestly I don’t really want – or, shall we say need anything. I don’t want that to sound ungrateful but really as I said here when I…

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Welcome to #mamamondays… New Editor Photo, Dorset Cereals & Mahabis

Welcome to  #mamamondays.  Here I try to include anything that is making us happy – and hopefully you too – even though it’s a Monday. And, I have to say it really is making me try to make the most of this often ‘depressing’ day It has been anything from what we’re doing or planning to what we’re eating, watching or reading. I’ve even included items I’m lusting after or buying and anything else that has been inspiring me to…

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Grace & Frankie… Get their fashion looks | V. I. BUYS

I’ve mentioned over here that I’m hooked on Grace & Frankie on Netflix. A show about two women in their twilight years who find themselves living together – in the most amazing beach house, no less – after their husbands admit to, having had affair for the past 20 years – with one another. You need to stick with the first season – it’s currently on it 4th – as it’s a little different to how the rest of the…

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Paris Fashion Week: French slogan tees | V. I. BUYS

To finish off my fashion week series it’s the turn of Paris Fashion Week – always the last capital to host fashion week because, really where would fashion be without Paris? If you’re a bit of a Francophile like myself then you may want to have a little read of my favourite French fashion style books here or, maybe you fancy some French lessons? Those being style lessons in the form of these here slogan tees. Which are everywhere at the…

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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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