Craft, Fashion & Lifestyle

Archive for September, 2013


I know London Fashion Week is pretty much over but I’m going to London Fashion Weekend with my lovely friend Miss Knit Nat for a stroll and a bit of inspiration collecting and to chat about clothes -happy days!

So what to wear! Here are my dilemmas;

1.I’m not entirely sure what the weather is doing, one minute it’s cold the next I’m sweaty, and London is always a bit warmer…especially the tube so I’m thinking some sort of boot/ dress/ sheer tights combo.

2. I need to be comfy for walking but feel fashionable without looking try hard (I need to be careful as I’m nearly 35 and a mummy)

3. Something that will look fab if we decide to go for drinks after…who am I kidding this is bound to happen!

Having said that I absolutely love outfit planning so this post is really just an excuse to bring out the inner stylist in me and get all my clothes out of my wardrobe for a good trying on sesh!

Here is my selection so far…

Jumper and skirt 1

Esther dress 1

Esther dress close up

leopard and leather

Leopard and sparkle shoes

owl close up

dbl leopard

velvet dress


I’m leaning towards my velvet dress (handmade and considering as a piece for my a/w collection) with leather jacket and boots at the mo…




I’ve decided to add my little kitty ring to my shop. It was one of the first designs I came up with but it didn’t gel with my more monochrome items so it has only graced my finger so far, but I think it will be lovely for Autumn/ Winter as the colours are so […]


I am thrilled to tell you I’ve been shortlisted to win a business grant by! It’s a competition sponsored by Triumph (the lovely undies people) and the prize includes mentoring from people like Gizzie Erskine and Paloma Faith (both of whom have fab style and I would love to meet!). All I need is […]

Do quit your day job

I was lucky enough to be contacted by Crafty magazine editor Sarah about writing a piece on quitting my day job to persue my dream of running my own handmade business. What an opportunity I tell you! I was thrilled, agreed straight away and you can read the article here!

Sample Sale!!

Though I hate to part with my babies I thought it was time I let them go off to a good home (they don’t fit me otherwise I would keep them all mwahhahaha) so I’m selling a few of my Duck & Duffel samples at a reduced rate to you lovely ladies. There is nothing […]

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