These’ll blow your socks off! ChattyFeet review

Socks aren't usually the most thrilling thing to add to your wardrobe—but this new-ish independent brand has got me all excited! Best foot forward ChattyFeet socks are made in Europe from a soft cotton mix (the quality is superb), but of course it's the quirky designs that really make them stand out: they're created by designers all… Continue reading These’ll blow your socks off! ChattyFeet review

Visiting the Palace of Versailles

TRAVEL TIPS: Visiting the Château de Versailles, Paris

The Château de Versailles (often known simply as Versailles) is a royal palace just over 20km outside of Paris, and as France's most famous château it's popular with day trippers. The Palace was initially built as a hunting lodge in 1623 by Louis XIII (who became king at just 8-years-old, when his father was assassinated). A… Continue reading Visiting the Palace of Versailles

Packing for a city break: a foolproof formula

Quick tips for city break packing!

Packing is a boring but necessary part of any trip. I've alternated between creating super organised packing lists, detailing every single item, and just throwing stuff in a case—lists always win. Besides wanting to feel good (and look your best in your vacation photos), being appropriately-dressed while travelling can't be overrated: realising you forgot a jumper when it unexpectedly turns… Continue reading Packing for a city break: a foolproof formula

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