Florist browsing, city cycling, adidas wearing, jumper changing, front step jumping, boutique snooping, Ingrid, Elise and Stephanie know how to while away a gloriously sunny day in Copenhagen. ps, heads up! I'm listing more items on eBay throughout the week. suede trousers, a backpack,...

seeing john humphrys in the flesh and my friend gigi being invited to sit in 'the chair' during the break made it the best day of my life. 5. my green suede and snakeskin heels at my end of year ball. 6. armed with flask of coffee and layers just before going to the library. 7. ashburne...

(not to be confused with body bags..rather less morbid) remember back in 2006 when the way you wore your it-bag was just as crucial as the bag itself? the 'resting in the crook of your elbow' model carry look became the order of the day but I much prefer the unfussy 'cross-body' way-leaves your

Even those she receives from others; she accidentally and spectacularly smashed the Chinese teapot I gave her last year mere seconds after opening it!) I don't buy new clothes that often, my frugal brain always seems to mentally slap my hands away when they're caressing items in shops. But...

We'll spend a couple of nights at her caravan and I'll probably spend a day pottering around Newcastle (where I lived until I was two) and maybe pop into the Baltic before returning to Manchester. Packed into my lesportsac are a couple of pairs of high waisted cotton shorts, some airy tops...

For this reason the pyjama style jackets that Topshop have been rolling out recently have a nice 'beddish' quality about them without leaving the wearer psychologically confused (yes) about their state of undress. Winter seems to be the solution when layering is the saviour of tricky trends...

It's also worth having a little peruse of their blog Ou est la Discotheque(yes, the marrying of two discotheques is completely coincidental) which I personally like for the fact it combines thrifting guides, pistachio brownie recipes and tips about the best markets for weekend rambling. All...

I'm really excited to have another vintage store, Cotton Fields Vintage sponsoring Discotheque Confusion. Cotton Fields is a newbie, just started by Jillian Smith in Scotland with a small selection of reasonably priced vintage dresses ranging from the 50s to the 70s. If there is anything that...

The tedious packing process continues in my little house Manchester, as I box away my room, take down my pictures, roll up my clothes and fob left over food cupboard essentials onto my friends. ("Guys, guys? I have half a packet of falafel mix and some frozen lamb neck on offer, who wants...

Is it wrong to be dreaming away the days thinking about Vitamin D induced sunshine-comas? They say that this is a mild New England winter, and I shall remain respectful and smile as I warmly proclaim 'Mm, yes, toasty!' and rub my hands together convincingly but there is only so much wind chill...

 

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