Hair Clip Heaven

When I think about wearing hair clips, I’m immediately transported back to my childhood thinking about all the ways in which my unruly hair could be pinned and scraped back with hours of time spent picking out clips, hair ties and headbands galore. Fast forward 30 years with slightly tamer hair, and I find myself repeating the whole process all over again. Hair accessories are making a wonderful nostalgic comeback for 2019 and I for one am all for it. For me it’s all about the pearls, all day, everyday, in every way. So here is the roundup of my favourite pearly must-have hair accessories for this season.

Anthropoligie Set of Two Hair Clips £22

Shrimps Antonia Cream Barette £75

Orelia Circle Pearl Hair Clip on ASOS £10

Lelet NY Gold-Tone Pearl Hair Clip at Net-A-Porter £125

Urban Outfitters Pear and Rhinestone Hair Pins £12

Maison Archives Aniela Pearl Barette £4.95

The Statement Snake Print

Snake prints are having their moment of glory and still going strong in the New Year having been seen on many a runway for S/S19. Leopard print has always been a wardrobe staple for me and admittedly when the snake print came sliding in and taking some of the limelight, I wasn’t so sure it was for me. However, I was quickly convinced otherwise, having found that it is a wonderfully versatile print and I have found some pieces that I love. Whether you’re looking for bold, bright, neon’s or more subtle pastel tones, there is something to suit everyone. If you’re still undecided, maybe I can help- here is a collection of my favourite snake print pieces.

Karen Millen Yellow Wrap Dress £199– I can’t get enough of wrap dresses at the moment, they are so flattering and suit all figures, this yellow dress is a perfect for a day to evening look

Alexa Chung Maxi Dress £435 £174– Sleek and fitted at over 50% off. This is a great dress to transition from Winter into Spring- whether it’s with a chunky knit and boots or a pair of strappy barely there sandals

Topshop Satin Cutout Midi Dress £49– A perfect dress for the evening in an amazing colour. The balloon sleeves and the high rising split at the front will be sure to turn heads.

H&M Pleated Midi Skirt £39.99– The pleated midi never gets old and can be worn through all seasons. I’ve lost count of how many I have now, but this is definitely another one to add to the list. I love the sage green colour – match with another tonal green or cream chunky knit.

New Look Midi Skirt in Lilac & Neon Yellow, Both £22.99– Both of these skirts are fabulous and on point with key season colour trends, not mention the great price tags.

Whistles Crepe Trousers £119 £79– These are wide-legged, super comfortable to wear and end just above the ankle. I’m a huge fan of wide-legged trousers and they are so versatile in how they can be worn

Y.A.S Belted Maxi Dress £80– Another key colour trend for this year is brown and beige hues. This shade of terracotta brown is warm and rich and has lovely detailing with the tie belt and front pockets

Bershka Shirt £17.99 £5.99– This Raspberry Red buttoned shirt is an absolute steal, the fabric is lovely and soft and will give you a bold statement look with any outfit. Pair with some high waisted mom fit jeans!

Topshop Shirt £35– If you prefer a more subtle colour this powder pink shirt is a great alternative

Miu Miu Block Velvet Trim Pumps at the Outnet £332– Love the velvet block heel combined with the pink snake print, these pumps will transform any outfit

The Row Metallic Loafers at the Outnet £351– All gold everything. I can’t live without gold shoes in my life and loafers are classic and never go out of style

Mango Suede Slingback Pumps at ASOS £59.99 £29.99– These snakey slingback’s are in a beautiful orange rust colour and the split design is just fab

Mango Snake Print Round Bag £29.99– I’m a huge fan of the round bag, this one in particular with the gold handles and chain and it’s big enough to fit all of your essentials

Zara Reversible Tote Bag £19.99– This bargain reversible Zara tote bag comes around every season in different colours and prints. I love the deep burgundy shade and it’s the ideal size for all your daily needs – work, gym, shopping, hoarding?

Zara Cross Body bag with Suede Flap £49.99– Another wonderful bag from Zara that is snake print chic, love the cream suede flap and gold chain detailing, it has a detachable longer shoulder strap so you can choose how you wear it!