Articles by: Katy Smail

Trends: Peek-a-boo!

Trends: Peek-a-boo!

Visible bra straps? Frowned upon, yes, but grossly overlooked, I say. As with so many fashion “rules”, there is so much more fun to be had when “don’ts” are entirely […]

Trends: Folky Girls

Trends: Folky Girls

As the dawn of summer festivals prepares to rise , my yearning to be swaying in a sunlit meadow whilst a girl sings onstage with a strumming guitar and a […]

Pale Summer…

Pale Summer…

It’s that time of year again. Glamazonian models stare down from countless magazine stands, every article contains the word ‘golden’ and the faint smell of fake tan is in the […]

Summer Jacket Time: Blazers

Summer Jacket Time: Blazers

With the first rays of real sunlight creeping in my dusty window comes the faint but enchanting prospect that summer might be just around the corner. Whilst sandals and bikinis […]

Spring Style: Top Knots

Spring Style: Top Knots

Unable to take the plunge and actually chop my hair, I have found a less permanent way to have a spring fling with my ‘do. When you are known for […]

I Dream of Dresses: Dream and Awake

I Dream of Dresses: Dream and Awake

I like my dresses with a story. Finding them, mainly, in charity shops means that I have to make them up. They become the little characters that live in my […]

For a good cause: Margherita Missoni charity bracelet

For a good cause: Margherita Missoni charity bracelet

Having seen countless photos of Margherita Missoni gallavanting around town of late, it’s nice to read a little more about her. Even better, it’s good to see her continue her […]

Trends: Checkmate

Trends: Checkmate

Not usually one to partake in any item of clothing that might come under the banner of “androgynous”, I tend to ignore any call to arms for “sharp masculine tailoring” […]