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A Room with a View

A Room with a View

When travelling is not an option, there can be only one thing to do; Pull the curtains and settle in with some good old Merchant Ivory. A Room with a View would be my preferred selection and while watching, why not indulge in a little…

Be my Valentine!

Be my Valentine!

We all have different ideas for the perfect Valentine’s Day; There are the romantic couples among us who may dream of a dinner on a Thames river cruise, while others perhaps prefer to be whisked away for a weekend in Paris. And then there are…

Welcome to the new Roaring Twenties!

Welcome to the new Roaring Twenties!

Welcome to the new Roaring Twenties! And whether you think this version will be like The Great Gatsby or Peaky Blinders, as you step into the new decade, either way, why not do it in style. That was my justification at least, not that I…

Christmas French Sole-shopping extravaganza!

Christmas French Sole-shopping extravaganza!

Yes, it’s the most wonderful time of year again, when chintzy Christmas songs cheerfully echo throughout shopping-mall-land and all manner of items are bought for loved ones that we know, deep down, they won’t really stand. I, however, can proudly exclaim, that I do not…

The glitter season is upon us!

The glitter season is upon us!

Though I would love to consider myself to be more a Sex in the City Carrie Bradshaw than a Rory Gilmore Girl, I know that ultimately, I’m more literati than glitterati. That all changes at this time of the year, however, when the Christmas party…

All Treats, No Tricks!

All Treats, No Tricks!

With Halloween sweets filling the store shelves, this time of year is always dangerous for me. Just the other day I picked up two large boxes, one filled with tricks, the other, a treat. They were both a part of a playful indulgence on my…

With a pair of Brenda heels, a girl can conquer the world.

With a pair of Brenda heels, a girl can conquer the world.

I adore French Sole ballet flats but I have to agree with Carrie Bradshaw when she said that “I’m very, very comfortable in heels. The higher the better.” In fact, that’s why I’m known amongst my friends for having no fear of heights, while I…

I do, I do, I do!

I do, I do, I do!

My best friend is getting married and I’m overwhelmed with joy! Preparations for the big day have been in full swing for the past six months and we are but a shoe-fitting away from my friend saying “I do.” As a well-known purveyor of French…

The Purrfect Velvet Slippers

The Purrfect Velvet Slippers

I would like to announce that I’m very excited to have found the purrfect pair of velvet slippers for a weekend of fun. The brand new, breathtaking and dripping in opulence Emoji Zoo collection by French Sole. Shoes not only luxurious and elegant but also…

Yellow is the new black

Yellow is the new black

I definitely need an injection of bright colours in my wardrobe come June. I am, after all, the eternal optimist but one who also believes that if I dress in happy yellow, the sun will always be with me. Hello sunshine! Goodbye rain! Sure, I…