Oh how I wish I was one of those people who managed…
Oh how I wish I was one of those people who managed a multiple step skincare routine every morning and night. Tbh a lot of the time, just managing to wipe my makeup before hitting the sack would be an improvement… Yeah, I’m trying to change that. I’ve always been incredibly lucky with my skin. Despite treating it with basically none of the respect or care it deserves and frankly needs, my visage seemed to magically stay intact, smooth and largely free from both wrinkles and pimples. Until recently that…
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Look Du Jour: Wish You Were Here

FashionApril 13, 2017

I absolutely cannot and will not spend yet another post talking about…
I absolutely cannot and will not spend yet another post talking about how happy I am that Spring appears to be here, but damn it’s hard to resist. Repeating the excuse that it’s “because I’m British” really doesn’t make repeatedly raving about the sunshine any less dull so let’s focus on something else today. That thing will be Charlotte Olympia’s gorgeous “Wish You Were Here” collection. Ahhh Charlotte Olympia, I could not be more head over heels in love with everything they design. Pineapple shaped clutch bags, banana platforms, leaf…
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Monthly Must Haves: April

FashionApril 6, 2017

Spring is HERE people and so are my latest Monthly Must Haves!…
Spring is HERE people and so are my latest Monthly Must Haves! Do you know what else is definitely very much present? My current obsession with all things noughties, hence the full on baby pink Juicy Couture tracksuit. But if channelling Paris Hilton circa 2004 isn’t your vibe still stick around. There’s also a dream al fresco cocktail ensemble in this season’s hottest hue on the cards plus a doubled up fringed suede situation… enjoy!
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I am so excited to introduce you to the new La Petite Anglaise! I really hope you enjoy reading these posts as much as I’ve enjoyed working on them, don’t forget to tell me what you think

 

Look Du Jour: Ringing in Spring

FashionApril 2, 2017

Oh London, you absolute swine. Every single Spring you taunt us with…
Oh London, you absolute swine. Every single Spring you taunt us with the odd sunny surprise making it all the more upsetting when we wake up to pissing rain and winter-coat-necessary level cold the next morning. The day I wore this outfit was of course, one of the aforementioned sunny surprises… FML that sounds like a potential name for a really awful “fruit flavoured” children’s drink, one that never actually got used because it was that awful… Ok picking up where we left off before that highly unnecessary tangent, like…

London Fashion Week AW17 Pt. 2

FashionMarch 20, 2017

London Fashion Week AW17, let’s go! Prepare yourselves, this post is a…
London Fashion Week AW17, let’s go! Prepare yourselves, this post is a pretty long one… As you may know from my previous LFW post, day two kicked off with Markus Lupfer and Julien Macdonald. This should have been a smooth running operation given our meticulously planned schedule (there was a shared Google spreadsheet, I kid you not) and the fact we had the Mercedes G Wagen at our disposal. But of course, life happened. By “life” I mean an emergency trip home necessitated by deeply unglamorous domestic responsibilities… Urgh. So,…

London Fashion Week AW17 Pt.1

FashionMarch 5, 2017

And so another London Fashion Week has come and gone, I’ve probably…
And so another London Fashion Week has come and gone, I’ve probably couldn’t tell you how many I’ve done now. What I can tell you however, is that AW17 was one of my all time favourite seasons. And not really because of the clothes, although they too were awesome. As you might have spotted on my instagram, I spent LFW zooming around in a Mercedes G Wagen with Lorna, Bonnie and Phil. We were wined and dined at divine restaurants like Sexy Fish (new fave place, you must check it…

Look Du Jour: AW17 Inspired

FashionFebruary 28, 2017

I will get on with my London Fashion Week AW17 posts very,…
I will get on with my London Fashion Week AW17 posts very, very soon mes amies I promise! In the meantime, here’s a Look Du Jour involving the latest addition to my footwear collection and inspired by what I saw on the catwalk. As I definitely do not need to tell you, every season we are treated to a plethora of trends to suit all tastes. So far the AW17 shows have served up bold blooms, rich velvets, vintage furs and power palettes to name but a few. Heritage fabrics, 70’s…

Hosting #TheSoireeLFW with Rémy Martin

February 26, 2017

How quickly did London Fashion Week go!? Maybe it seemed to fly…
How quickly did London Fashion Week go!? Maybe it seemed to fly by in the blink of an eye (sorry I can never resist a rhyme) because I skipped New York this season. Or, more likely, I was having such a blast that LFW AW17 seemed to be over far too soon. It may be a cliché but time really does fly when you’re having fun, and we certainly had a lot of that over the shows! One particularly glorious highlight was the party I co-hosted with fellow bloggers and…

Look Du Jour: Psychedelic Seventies

FashionFebruary 24, 2017

Before we get into the outfit, I would like to apologise for…
Before we get into the outfit, I would like to apologise for this rather lame Look Du Jour name. Then again, I was originally going to go with “Seventies Steeze” so things could have been worse… I think. Anyway, while the name “Psychedelic Seventies” may be a little cringeworthy you can’t deny that it’s a pretty accurate overall description of this ensemble. There is a LOT of very bright colour going on not to mention some pretty serious flare action… It’s no secret that I absolutely bloody love brights, preferably…

Monthly Must Haves: February 2017

FashionFebruary 6, 2017

How the HELL is it February already!?! Not that I’m complaining. We…
How the HELL is it February already!?! Not that I’m complaining. We are that little bit closer to Winter being over and fashion month is literally upon us, yay! Not to mention the fact that the shops are full of delectable new season pieces to bankrupt ourselves buying and get pneumonia wearing. Totally worth it, just check out these monthly must haves…

Blakes London

LifestyleFebruary 4, 2017

It’s been a fair while since my last wining & dining post…
It’s been a fair while since my last wining & dining post so I’m very happy to be sharing my recent rendez vous to Blakes London with you! Perhaps not quite the same level of pure jubilation that I felt after checking out the menu online in advance (who doesn’t do that) and seeing tuna tartare there, but it’s a close call. Writing that sentence just made me extremely hungry, which is very annoying because obviously my fridge is empty except for half a tin of sweetcorn and definitely less…

Look Du Jour: Favourite Colour

FashionJanuary 24, 2017

As we get older, grow up and grow as humans, have new…
As we get older, grow up and grow as humans, have new experiences and generally do life, the likelihood is that our opinions, passions and preferences will change. So does a persons’ aesthetic tastes and personal style… Yeah, in case that first sentence gave the impression this post was going to be super philosophical and self reflective, it is not. I was pretty much building up to that for me, one of the few things that has remained consistent for the past two decades at least is my favourite colour.…