Winter trends – Scandinavian style!

Even though the plummeting temperatures are roughly the same every year, nothing can quite prepare me for the shocking first breath of ice cold air that fills my lungs when I step outside on a December morning. Armoured in a faux fur coat, ankle boots and carefully constructed layers I am reassured that aside from my flushing cheeks, I will…
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Give the Gift of Smythson: My Dream Christmas Wishlist

If you’re one of my regular readers, you may have noticed I have a little obsession. A luxurious, indulgent and completely justifiable obsession, I’ll have you know. Smythson is my favourite luxury leather label, and I often find myself (sometimes subconsciously) browsing Smythson.com or even the Bond Street store dreaming of darling pocket notebooks, or a timeless handbag that would…
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Christmas Memories: Past and Present

It is finally the most wonderful time of the year. December is upon us; streets are decked in dazzling lights, the cupboard is stocked up with spiced chutneys and chocolate liquor and there is already a light dusting of glitter throughout the house. When the first door of the advent calendar is torn open with the enthusiasm of a child,…
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Travelling Memoirs with Smythson

Everyone knows the best things come in blue boxes, but my favourite shade of blue is that of Smythson. The exquisite luxury goods label has been mentioned more than a few times on my blog, and I’ve been lusting after one of their iconic notebooks for quite some time now! So when the postman stood at my door, holding a…
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