Wednesday, 14 October 2015


The easiest way to layer up, just pull on and go, you can either go for something with texture and fringing detail or a sleek piece of knitwear to wear instead of a coat or jacket.

Leather Jackets

The ultimate wardrobe classic as it will work with everything from giving your work clothes more of an edge to the weekend with your jeans – in butter soft leather which gets better with age you can pick from a myriad of styles like the classic biker cut with the asymmetrical zipper or maybe something a little more fitted like the DNKY leather blazer or the very versatile collarless jacket from Jaeger which will never date and look fabulous over everything.

Gillette Venus Snap

If you have been hiding your stubble or hairy legs under your opaque tights then this is perfect for a quick shave.

Pretty Polly Opaque Tights

Yeah time to cover your legs with your opaque tights, for me the advent of winter always heralds a sort through the tights drawer and new opaque tights, they make everything thing look streamlined and sleeker and pull your outfit together.

Plum & Almond Pudding

British plums are one of the great late-summer treats. Enjoy them warm from the oven in this comforting pudding

Plum & Almond Chutney

This chutney is low in sugar - and the chilli gives a nice and spicy kick. Try it with a big chunk of farmhouse cheddar

Tuesday, 13 October 2015

Coast at Simply Be

Eye spy with my little eye this beautiful Coast collection, exclusive to Simply Be in sizes 12 to 26. From a floral midi skirt to a luxurious lace jumpsuit, there is something suitable for every special event in your calendar this season.

Christmas Cruises

Imagine a Christmas somewhere warm with everything taken care of and all you do is sit back and be entertained or go off and explore new countries or laze by a pool or on the beach – then book a cruise for the festive break.

Bomber Jackets

A wardrobe staple as it can be worn with smart trousers or jeans, just pick your style my personal favourites are the embellished Phase Eight and Ted Baker giving the bomber jacket some instant glitz and glamour.


The perfect transitional seasonal cover up, layer, it works as a coat or jacket or another layer. You can wear it at work or weekends, it is a real asset in your wardrobe

Dance with Sweaty Betty

From dance leggings to loose-fitting vests and pants, find an outfit that complements your routine Sweaty Betty has the right look.

Urban Decay Naked Weightless

Urban Decay understands the balance between luminosity, weightlessness and coverage, combining all three in the Naked Skin Weightless range – so you have the superb coverage yet have a light weightless coverage with this foundation and concealer – both have an excellent selection of skin tones.

Elemis Pro-Radiance Illuminating Flash Balm

Introducing an exciting new generation “hybrid moisturiser” whose instant skin-flattering qualities are as compelling as its ability to hydrate the skin- so your skin instantly looks better and feels better.

Maple Plum Crumble

The classic plum crumble recipe is given a sweet twist to make it even more perfect

Limoncello Plum Tart

A melt-in-the-mouth dessert that can be prepared ahead