Houndstooth, plaid, tweed, tartan, prince of wales check, I love a smart checked pattern. A tailored blazer or skirt with minamilistic pieces provide perfect layers for Autumn/Winter.
Mixed textiles... a lace long sleeved top, frill houndstooth dress and patent shoes were my "back to school" inspiration. A little more sophisticated with an improvised Chanel hair bow, even the smallest of details can spice up your look!
One city I have always wanted to visit, and I already want to go
back! Trams, hilly, cobbled streets, old pastel-coloured buildings.
A beautiful Portuguese city in 30'c temperatures in October, I spent 3 days
Easy to travel around either on the metro, by tram or by foot, there
were so many places of interest. Praça do Comércio, Rossio Square,
Lisbon Zoo, Lisbon Oceanarium, Elevador da Glória were just some of my
Staying in the heart of the Lisbon, Bairro Alto Suites was perfect for our
stay. A recently renovated XV century building, with patisserie's nearby
and within walking distance to everything.
35'c + ... it has been a scorcher here the last few weeks! Classic topknot, glowing skin, and blondie hair... I have now been living here for 5 months can you believe?!
Feeling like a true Portuguese, I purchased this beautiful boutique beach cover-up. Tassels, colourful pom poms and frilly details....easy peasy to throw on for the beach. With so many boutiques around the Algarve I love to venture out of normal buying trends. As much as I love my brands I always like to be different and support smaller shops and cultures.
More of the Portuguese trends coming soon with a swimwear blog upcoming... x
Cocktails, palm trees, Djs and pool beds....welcome
to NoSoloÁgua Club in Praia de Rocha marina!
With a friend visiting from England for a week I managed to take a
couple of days of work to enjoy and pretend I was on holiday too! A few
friends had recommended this beach club to us, and it definitely made for a
Situated right on the Praia de Rocha marina, there was a fun but
relaxed vibe. Ideal to spend the day around the pool and have some lunch
in their restaurant. Otherwise turn up later for there sunset parties!
It's been a busy few months since I moved to paradise.... but back to the blog!
Time to style out the heat... with the arrival of summer and 39'c! Sometimes I just want to live in my swimwear! Otherwise for me it's simple one-item outfits most of the time. Minimalistic, simple shapes, "throw-on" pieces that I do not even need to think about putting on. This dress was one of those purchases!
Drinks and walks along the beach are my favourite after work. Which made for the perfect time to take these shots.....