Vintage shopping in Versailles

Vintage shopping at Au Facteur Cheval, Versailles

Whilst in Paris recently, we day-tripped to the Château de Versailles in the nearby town of—you guessed it—Versailles. After a short journey we alighted the train at Versailles Chantiers and walked up Rue des États Généraux, towards the Palace. Then we found Au Facteur Cheval, a vintage/antiques store, at number 12—I can't resist a rummage so in we went.… Continue reading Vintage shopping in Versailles

A quick guide to London’s Exmouth Market

Exmouth Market, London EC1

Islington is a fabulous part of London and I'm lucky that I get to visit every day (having worked in Angel since May). Exmouth Market is just down the road and it's bloomin' great so I thought you might like a mini guide—here are my favourite places to shop and eat on this lovely little street! Places to eat & drink… Continue reading A quick guide to London’s Exmouth Market

Colourful & affordable party décor

Cute rainbow-coloured paper ball

We were planning a small new year's eve party so I got some bits and bobs from dotcomgiftshop to brighten up our flat. Our soirée didn't happen (thanks immune system), luckily these items are versatile enough to use around the home all year. These multicoloured paper honeycomb balls* are just so fun and super easy to hang from the ceiling with transparent, removable Command… Continue reading Colourful & affordable party décor

Just arrived! Strappy silver shoes

The perfect silver strappy mid-heel shoes

I rarely dedicate a post to a new item but I'm so enamoured with my shiny new shoes! After spying them at the John Lewis Christmas in July press day, I snapped a picture as a reminder to buy them in the autumn. Of course I then forgot all about them and bought a similar cheap pair (that destroyed… Continue reading Just arrived! Strappy silver shoes