Me & Mini Me

Style

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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 […]

Fashion Essentials: 5) Leather

Essentials

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For this part of my Fashion Essentials series I am talking about a great love.  I have an on-going romance with leather; no longer a fashion luxury but a fashion staple (faux or no).  The three key items I want to focus on for your capsule closet are the leather jacket; the perfect leather pant […]

Lover The Label Rosebud Skirt: Lace & Cashmere

Style

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It’s been a very busy week, Blog Reader. I’ve been job seeking, house hunting, soul searching… I’m going through another series of transitions (which for some reason always starts with a new hairstyle) and feeling excited about change again. When transitions occur I find that I stick faithfully to my fashion favorites; those styles that […]

Under the Boardwalk: Cropped Tops & Warm Coats

Lifestyle, Style

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Cropped tops and warm coats, you say? Yes, Blog Reader, welcome to a beach shoot in the East of England.  Best laid plans and all that… Last week I hung out with photographer James Chastney in Great Yarmouth, one of those wonderfully predictable English seaside towns (cue: rain, wind and umbrellas) full of old amusement rides, […]

Fashion Essentials: 4) Denim

Essentials

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Next up in my Fashion Essentials series is denim.  Originally only for manual laborers because of its durability, Levi Strauss popularized denim in the 19th century, manufacturing overalls or ‘jeans pants’  as they were known, for coal miners in the USA. “By the 1930s, cowboys in the United States had also adopted this seemingly indestructible […]