The Linen Update

Fresh, natural, sustainable and chic- linen is your new best friend for the Summer. If you haven’t already spotted some amazing linen pieces in almost every shop at the moment here are my favourite finds for this season.

H&M Balloon Sleeved Linen Blouse £34.99– Yellow is one of my favourite colours for this season, this top is slightly cropped with a wide neck-line and is very flattering on. Wear with high waisted jeans and a pair espadrilles for the perfect day look.

& Other Stories Floral Linen Ruffle Dress £99– Florals, puffed sleeves, wrap style and ruffles- all the makings of a perfect ultra feminine dress. I adore this dress- watch the website closely as it’s not available to buy yet!

M&S Linen Striped Jumpsuit £49.50– A great jumpsuit for Spring and Summer, I love the natural colour and the tie waist which is great for your figure. It’s versatile and elagant, whether you’re wearing it to work or socially and a matching jacket is available too.

Innika Choo Ruffled Embroidered Wrap Dress £210– This dress is so beautiful in pastel tones and ruffles. Summer wedding abroad? This is the dress you need. Innika Choo is an Aussie designer based in Bali and has gained huge popularity in the last few years through none other than Instagram. She has a whole collection of linen and cotton dresses that are just wonderful.

Toast Linen Check Dress £170– A simple and stylish pinafore style midi dress is a summer wardrobe classic and this one from Toast is perfect.

Mango Linen Dress £35.99– A great price and available in three colours, this dress is also classic wardrobe staple and maybe slightly reminiscent of your school summer uniform dress?

Three Graces Seton Linen Maxi Dress £500– I love the golden yellow hue of this dress along with the halter neck and gathered detailing, it looks great with or without the belt at the waist and definitely needs to be in your suitcase ready for your Summer getaway.

Uniqlo Linen Shirt £29.90– Uniqlo just launched a whole new linen collection which includes this shirt in fourteen colours. The lilac is my favourite, followed closely by the dark green and looks fab with a high waisted skirt or jeans.

Nicholas Belted Linen Midi Dress £498– One of my favourite pieces for this season- I just love the oversized resin and wooden buttons with the waist belt and the rich creamy colour is just wonderful. Pair with a wooden clutch and barely there ankle tie sandals.

Whistles Green Double Breasted Blazer £139– for a pop of colour to your wardrobe go for this bold green linen blazer and pair with a white broderie blouse and jeans or there is a matching pair of trousers available too.

Reserved Linen Coat £74.99 – This chic cream linen trench is oh so cool and will see you through the Spring and Summer.

Pyjama Party

The nights are longer and darker, it’s the busiest time of year in terms of social activities and festivities, not to mention work! In those savoured moments of R&R  I just love being in my favourite pair of pyjamas, whether it’s lazy Sundays curled up on the sofa with a glass of wine to hand, or splayed out in bed in post bubble bath lull. The last couple of years has seen a rise in brands specialising in beautiful sleepwear and I for one am so pleased about this. Here is this weeks style guide to the perfect pyjama party

Liberty Iphis Silk Satin Pyjamas £395- The Liberty nightwear collection launched just over a year ago and the collection is just beautiful and so luxurious. This particular pair is available in pink and blue, there is also a range of amazing silk dressing gowns and eye masks to go with them. I definitely recommend a trip in store to pick out your favourite pair!

Liberty Gatsby Tana Lawn Cotton Pyjamas £165– The Liberty Collection also has pyjamas their signature cotton fabric, This pair has an amazing floral design, perfect for lazy Sundays!

The White Company Constellation Print PJ Set £75– I love all things to do with the stars and the moon and this pair has an elegant festive feel, perfect for your Christmas wish-list

Desmond & Dempsey The Jag Print Long PJ Set £150– A company set up by a wonderful couple with wonderful printed pyjamas all designed in house and even better they currently have a pop up shop which has just opened on South Molten Street! The Jag Print is my favourite but there are plenty to choose from

Phoebe Grace Yellow Mabel Cactus Silk Pyjama Set £195 + £175– British designer Phoebe Grace has created a line of sumptuous silk sleepwear that you can mix and match, there are camisoles and shorts available too. This particular pair will definitely brighten up the cold wintry nights ahead!

Chelsea Peers Bumble Bee PJ Set £40– Everyone needs a pair of these gold foil print bumble bee pyjamas in their life, also stocked on ASOS, Figleaves & John Lewis online. 

Unique Avenue Blue Velvet Three Piece Set £39.99– If you don’t have enough velvet in your life, this is the ultimate lazy weekend pyjama set, I think I would live in these and they’re such great value. Also available in pink and a deep red colour. 

Kate Spade Brown Stone Pyjamas £75– A fun and festive pair of pyjamas in soft brushed cotton, another set for the Christmas gift list list, question is – to have or to give?!

Hush Red Flower Cotton Pyjamas £55– This bold hydrangea flower print set is oh so lovely and the fit is oversized too to make sure you’re feeling extra comfortable 

Anthropologie Karen Mabon Zodiac Print Sleepwear Set £158+£179– Another British designer and illustrator who creates beautiful silk scarves, cushions and pyjamas, this particular pair was designed specially for Anthropologie

Boden London Scene Woven Pyjamas £60– ‘The Snuggle is Real’ super soft jimjam set and I love the velvet tie!

Sian Esther Blue PJ Set £125– Take note of this inspiring designer who has created a ethical and socially conscious line of nightwear with an aim to support vulnerable and disadvantaged women. These pyjamas are elegant and sophisticated made from chambray cotton with velvet piping and detailing. 

Hush Moon Dot Flannel Pyjamas £55– More cosmic lunar sleepwear in this beautiful white and gold combo

OYSHO Dotted Green Satin Pyjamas £25.99 + £19.99– OYSHO is a Spanish company which has so much choice for all of your sleepwear and underwear needs! You can mix and match between shorts or camisole as well as the shirt and trousers and this polka dot style is a classic in a lovely deep green colour. 

Piglet in Bed White Linen Pyjama Set £88– Wear these pyjamas and feel like you have been whisked away on holiday, crisp clean and fresh and if you can be convinced they have a whole line of beautiful bed linen to match

Rails Checked Flannel Pyjama Set at Net-a-Porter £165– I love tartan and classic checked pyjamas are the best, I’m sure you have all seen checks everywhere this season and nightwear is no exception!

Uniqlo Blue Checked Pyjama Set £29.99– Uniqlo is always a great place to go for good quality wardrobe staples, this set is perfect for lounging about it and also available in red

Olivia von Halle Lila  Zebedee Silk Pyjama £395– Olivia von Halle is the place to go for the ultimate indulgence in nightwear. This prancing zebra pyjama set is one of my favourites and there are a  range of beautiful silk robes and eye masks to match

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Victoria Secret Pink Fox Flannel Pyjama Set £49– I am particularly fond of foxes and this flannel set with printed foxes are so lovely especially with the little red bows. There are supremely soft and oversized perfect for the large quantities of mince pies that are being consumed right now! 

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ASOS Design Safari Animal Pyjama Shirt & Wide Leg Trouser Set £28– Love the orange rust colour with the animal print and the wide leg means they are great for lounging around in (all day)

H&M Black Satin Pyjamas £29.99– Sultry and chic with lacing detailing on the shoulders and trouser hems

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Love Stories Intimates Blue Moon Satin Pyjama Shirt & Trousers £110 + £100– Dutch brand Love Stories believes that feeling beautiful and comfortable should come hand in hand. This silky starry pyjama set is so wonderful you could almost be convinced to venture leaving the house in them too.

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Toast Velvet Silk Gown £325– Finally, I have to finish with this dressing gown. It is so amazing and luxurious I think I would live it in, spiced orange velvet with wide kimono sleeves 

The Sequin Edit

This season is all about sequins! There are so many amazing sequin, sparkly, glittering, dazzling and delightful show stopping dresses to be had, Whether you are looking for understated and classic or a bold statement piece, I think this collection of dresses has something to suit everyone. If you could only pick one, which one would you have?!

Zara Black & Gold Sequin Tassel Dress, £39.99 – this dress is incredibly light and comfortable to wear, shift style and classic wardrobe staple. Zara had a very similar dress in the same style and cut last year too!

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& Other Stories Ombré Sequin Midi Dress, £85– So much love for this dress, the plunge neckline and clinching in at the waist makes it incredibly flattering

Zara Velvet & Sequin Wrap Dress, £79.99– Combining two of this seasons best trends into one amazing statment, in a beautiful sumptuous teal colour 

Karen Millen Sequin Belted Midi Dress, £250 -There is currently 25% off everything at KM for Black Friday so you can actually nab this dress for £187.50 this week! 

Needle & Thread at Net-a-Porter, Tulle-trimmed Sequin Chiffon Dress, £300 

Warehouse Velvet Sequin High Neck Dress, £59– Available in four colours but this one in Bronze is the best!

RIXO Daisy Two Stripe Dress, £395– After careful consideration, I think this is my favourite, two tone sequin colours, gorgeous open back with a black velvet tie and dazzlingly chic. RIXO is a British Brand born in London and I just love them!

Zara Silver Sequin Dress, £29.99– Be the Silver Disco Dancing Queen until the early hours of the morning in this fabulous mini dress, at a great price tag too

LK Bennett Lazia Sequin Dress Forest Green, £550 – Amazingly festive and elegant – who has a Christmas event they can wear this to? Also available in Gold and there is 25% off everything in LK Bennett with Grazia at the moment!

Phase Eight Belda Big Sequin Dress, £79 – Big Bold Sequins!

H&M Sequin Mesh Wrapover Dress, £69.99– Kimono style knee length dress, lightweight and shimmery black, a wardrobe staple that you can keep on wearing 

Moonsoon Sonique Rainbow Dress, £190– Statement rainbow pieces have been everywhere this season and this great dress definitely part of that list, it makes me happy just looking at it!

Zara Leopard Print Sequin Dress £39.99 – The fourth Zara dress in this edit, too much? This is another dress that combines two key trends this season-leopard print and sequins in one, it’s bold and fun, perfect for any upcoming festivities!