The A-to-Z of Accessories: Obi

The letter O was another tricky one in my A-to-Z of Accessories, and it took me a while to think of something appropriate. After much rummaging around on fashion retailers' websites - all in the name of research! - I decided on obi. Named after the types of sash used in traditional Japanese dress, these... Continue Reading →

The A-to-Z of Accessories: Nails

When I mention accessories you might not think of your nails as fitting that category, but adding a splash of colour to your fingers or toes is fast becoming big news for those who like accesorising. Nail varnish is now outselling lipstick and coloured polish, gel, foils, wraps, gems and glitter are more easily available... Continue Reading →

The A-to-Z of Accessories: Luggage

You might not think of luggage as an accessory, as it's often more of a practicality, but it can still compliment an outfit or say something about you if it's carefully chosen. We don't always have the option to go for practical and stylish though, as budget considerations and time constraints often play a part,... Continue Reading →

The A-to-Z of Accessories: Jewellery

Once you get up to J in an A-to-Z of Accessories, the obvious entry for this letter is... jewellery. Originally encompassing necklaces, rings, bracelets, brooches, earrings, pendants and many other body adornments made out of metal, these days the word can refer to a great many more items. Graduates of courses like London College of... Continue Reading →

The A-to-Z of Accessories: Hats

My wedding-themed week seemed like the perfect time to restart my A-to-Z of Accessories, because we're up to H... for hats! Classic wedding guest attire, and an essential for the mother of the bride, hats are now something for her daughter to consider too. As the traditional veil has fallen out of favour, many brides... Continue Reading →

The A-to-Z of Accessories: Footwear

From the outlandish designs of Irregular Choice and the collaborative rubber magic of Melissa, to the timeless style of Dune and the practicality of Clark's, it has never been easier to find footwear that fulfils your needs. Are you a Hush Puppy, a Con-vert, a lover of Birkenstocks, Nikes or Vans? Do you yearn for... Continue Reading →

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