The forecast? Rainy and dark. For the next five months, probably. For those of us that have a predilection for drier and warmer seasons, we're on the wrong side of Christmas. Beat the rainy blues with the most practical of accessories, the parapluie.
Wear your beliefs on your sleeve, chest, and ears. We’ve rounded up some wordy wardrobe fodder that are more than a message alone – and the makers donate a % from each sale to a worthy cause.
Every year we bemoan the end of summer. And then we remember woolly clothes exist, and things don’t seem so bad anymore. Nothing quite compares to the joy of a winter jumper or slouchy scarf, so we scoured the High Street and beyond for your new fave knitted everything.
It’s a transitional time, sartorially speaking. Not quite the moment to bring out the parka, but the temperature has hecking dropped. Show autumn who’s boss with a trench. And probably say heck more.
Is it safe to mention autumn yet? No? Well it’s upon us. Soz. Don’t blame us, blame the inevitable march of time. We’ll be consoling ourselves during the chilly months with some warm, jewel red tones.
Birmingham has a combined total of 17.5million H&Ms and Paperchases. And hey — they have their place. But we're all about shining lights and words and twinkles on the little (wo)man. The independent scene is on the up. Online or fo' reals, here are the loveliest places to spend your hard-earned cash money.
So you’ve booked a last minute weekend somewhere hot. For optimum tourist time, pack this lot in your carry-on and stride smugly past the losers waiting at baggage claim.
Our homegal Laura Vann is bringing her jewellery brand to it’s first B'ham stockist, Harvey Nichols. Celebrate the city’s latest sparkly coup and fawn over V’s jewels at the launch party (Aug 17).
From relatively humble beginnings, the straw bag has had a makeover. As long as it's woven, it's your new holiday wardrobe staple. We're thinking rattan clutches and wicker baskets.
Six and counting — our PB for wedding invites, all happening in 2017. And despite our mammoth measures of experience, the “what shall I wear?” dilemma doesn’t seem to get any easier. So we’ve put together options for the traditional and the less conventional amongst you. But of course, no white. Never ever white.
Go full girly-girl with a flowery print summer dress. Our picks go from day-timecashj to wedding friendly; choose from a delicate powder blue to bold red.
Despite the heavens continuing to open upon us, we’re bidding brave bye-byes to sensible storm-worthy footwear and saying a cheer-filled ciao to summery shoes.
You don't need to be a hardened crewmate of The Rainbow Warrior to care whose current account your pound eventually profits. With an emphasis on style not dogma, a burgeoning eco-clothing scene is emerging, making fair fashion desirable.