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Monthly Archives: August, 2014

How to make a bumblebee flapper dress fancy dress costume

When I chose the fancy dress themes – yes, multiple themes – for my 30th birthday party I already had one of my costumes in mind. The three options were … Continue reading

August 30, 2014 · 1 Comment

Snip Happy: The Return of the Fringe

Last week, I got a fringe again. I am a massive supporter of the full fringe; I always feel so much more ‘done’ with a fringe, without ever devoting more … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

Why I finally gave in to the midi skirt trend

I really didn’t think it would last. No, I don’t mean the relationship known as Kimye, or the three-day tan I picked up in Ibiza – I’m talking about the … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Bored on a Sunday afternoon? Scrapbooking is the answer

22 years living in the UK tells me that when it rains – a lot – you can’t beat cosying up with a film and a sharing bag of Minstrels … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

I think this is the most bee-utiful present I’ve ever received | Bill Skinner Bee and Honeycomb Ring

When I blogged about honeycomb-themed jewellery late last year, little did I imagine that I would have the most stunning piece, the Bill Skinner Bee and Honeycomb Ring, in my … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Rejoice! It’s Boots Season again

What’s that I feel on my bare legs, my exposed shoulders? Is that a chill in the air? Why yes, yes it is. And what with the rains finally returning … Continue reading

August 15, 2014 · 2 Comments

Worried about passport delays? I just got mine back after an agonising wait. Here’s my advice.

I realise this isn’t really the sort of thing we usually write about here on S&TS, but I wanted to share my recent passport renewal nightmare in the hope that … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Cara Does Topshop: High Street Fashion’s Dream Pairing Unveiled

The inevitable has happened; Cara Delevingne is fronting Topshop’s AW campaign. Not content with conquering Zara, H&M, ASOS, Pepe Jeans and Topshop Unique (amongst a billion others) Cara and her … Continue reading

August 1, 2014 · Leave a comment