Weight gain and capsule wardrobes

If you are someone like me, whose weight fluctuates wildly and very often, you will know how difficult it is to keep on top of your clothing. Couple that with the aspiration to have a “capsule wardrobe”, and you have got yourself a significant sartorial headache. I can’t tell you how many times I have […]

Capsule wardrobe summer 2017: what I wore

Hello folks, I had intended to present you with my summer 2017 capsule wardrobe at the beginning of summer, in a kind of “ta-da!” manner of the big reveal. That just didn’t happen, a) because I was too lazy to photograph everything when I was supposed to, and b) because my capsule wardrobes never go […]

Ultra-minimalist hair care #1 – going wild and water-only

I’ve been admiring lion manes and wolf pelts on Pinterest. They look so glorious and healthy, and they never shampoo. OK I’m not a lion or a wolf (pity), but I have pretty good mane potential myself. My hair is thick and naturally unruly. What might it look like if I kept a lion-like or […]

2017 Spring capsule wardrobe – updated

Hello folks, So the six item year long challenge is finally over (phew!) and I can wear a decent selection of clothes again. This last week I have added some more in, and now have a complete capsule to see me through to the end of spring (mid-late June, depending on the weather). I have […]