French style inspiration

I just fell in love with this photograph from my favourite French magazine “La Femme Majuscule”. I thought I would have some fun and re-create a similar look. So I dug out my pink jacket with lace insets. I have worn it on several occasions since I bought it to wear at my son’s wedding three years ago. 

COPY THE LOOK:

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Packing for my trip to York

Next Monday we are planning a trip to York. We will be staying three days at the Grays Court Hotel then two days on the Yorkshire coast near Whitby. This will be my first visit to The city of York  I am looking forward to exploring this beautiful city, rich in ancient history.

The usual dilemma. What to pack for a short break in a UK city during our mercurial summer? One minute sun the next rain. Temperatures fluctuating daily if not hourly.

DETAILS OF ABOVE:

Quilted jacket (UK link) // Pink cashmere sweater WoolOvers (US link). // rose gold earrings // cream tee shirt // MeandEm black trousers // rain hat // backpack // Black sneakers // umbrella.

My advice as usual would be……….

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Keeping your eyelashes healthy

Keeping your eyelashes healthy

Why is it that eyelashes and eyebrows tend to get sparser as we get older. Well the hair on our brows and lashes is a lot like the hair on our heads. There’s a natural growth phase and rate of shedding. It typically takes at least three months for each hair to grow back.

Here are five bad habits that might be causing damage to your precious eyelashes…….

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Inspirational french stripes

When I am staying in France I like to read the latest editions of the french women’s magazines such as Femme Majescule. I have mentioned this magazine in several previous posts. It is one of my favourites because it contains some inspiring articles for women of our generation. I also find that their fashion pages feature looks that can be adapted to our everyday lives. Unlike some or our UK fashion publications that seem to show clothes that are either very expensive or not at all practical/wearable or both.

In the July/August edition stripes seemed to dominate ……

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