Temperley London (Call Me Coco)



I have a growing love affair with Alice Temperley, whose feminine but rock-inspired sensibility meets well with my idea of dressing in contradictions.  For SS15 the designer focussed on upping her game in daywear: her core pieces and versatile separates resulted in plenty of fresh, modern looks with all the usual beautiful Temperley signatures (lace, leather and tailoring). […]

Me & Mini Me



When I started this blog over four years ago, I would never have imagined that I’d still be blogging at this point in time, let alone with mini-me on my arm. Things have been a little quiet on StyleOnTheCouch lately – I needed to wind down late on in my pregnancy – then there was […]

There Is Nothing Square About Gingham



  If you took a straw poll of people’s associations with gingham, you’d likely arrive at picnics and school uniforms.  Yet this happy print has had a makeover for summer – we are in the era of gingham for grown ups, Blog Reader.   This energetic, zingy print can be found in modern, jumbo squares […]

Shop Pyramid SALE! 50% off

Shop Pyramid

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It’s been a busy month over at Shop Pyramid with a NEW LOOK boutique and a mid-season sale in full swing as of today!  We recently re-launched the site with the help of fantastic fashion friends Lorna Andrews and Eimear Varian Barry, who styled their favourite pieces from our summer collection – see more over […]

The Upside Luxury Activewear



  I’ve been really fortunate to be able to continue exercising in pregnancy, with a few adaptations to my usual routine and a lot of listening to what my body needs.  I’ve continued with the gym and my regular barre class, finding I’m only really having to wind down a little at 36 weeks because […]