All posts tagged: collage

Queen Alexa Chung

If I could have one person’s wardrobe, it would be Alexa Chung’s. From mini skirts to leopard-print jackets, from gumboots to high street handbags – Alexa’s style is cute, classy and consistently cool, and I am utterly obsessed. Below are some of my favourite outfits of hers: 1. Oooh yes, I used to think coordination was lame as hell, but then one look at how Alexa rocks it and I was sold. It starts with purchased co-ords like her iconic velvet red suit set, but co-ords also come in the form of colour. It doesn’t matter what material or shade, so long as your top and bottom come from the same colour family tree, you’re good to go! Other ways to co-ord include matching your skirt to your shoes, or your bag to your hat, or your socks to your shirt. It doesn’t really matter, but if you get a lil colour co-ordination into your ‘drobe, then you’re that little bit closer to channeling Queen Chung, and isn’t that the dream? 2. Although half the …

The 365 Project: January

Late last year, I spotted a fabric-covered, pale pink notebook with gold engraving in a Kikki.K shop and decided I must have it. The idea that I would fill a page of this notebook every day for an entire year was instantaneous – I would write down some kind of thought or musing that was prompted by the day’s events, and then at the end of 2015, I would have an entire book filled with all the ways that I had learned or wondered or grieved or celebrated this year. I have always ‘kept’ a journal, but my ‘keeping’ has been sporadic to say the least. I never had the discipline to write “Dear Diary” every day, but I kept one in case I needed to unravel my mind. But for some reason, I suddenly had this very intense desire for this notebook, and a thrilling faith that yes, this was the journal I would ‘keep’, literally. Perhaps it’s because the book only demands – nay, the book limits myself to – one page a …