When it's cold, I love to cozy up in a blanket with a Christmas movie and something warm to drink. But - when hibernation isn't an option, there are three tricks that I've picked up over the years for staying warm in winter, and they primarily all boil down to this - what to wear. Ironic isn't it? The fashion lover and freeze baby's ultimate guide to winter.
What do Nat King Cole, Etta James and Louis Armstrong have in common? Perhaps it's the sweet chorus of Dream a Little Dream of Me or the lilting melody of La Vie En Rose that pulls on your heart strings. Maybe it could be the bittersweet tenderness in nearly all of their lyrics. In my mind, jazz music bears the soul and the mind of those not afraid to love, even in the face of rejection.
Whilst you probably wouldn't be able to get away with a mini-skirt trend in the office, it's actually easier to experiment with trends in the workplace than one might think. Striking the perfect balance isn't always easy to achieve, as it can very much depend on where you work and the dress code that you may be required to adhere to.
There are so many things that we do every day out of habit, or because we're 'supposed to' and don't really put much thought into it. But with the bigger choices, do you ever wonder what life could be like if you'd chosen differently?
The key to a successful shopping trip whether it be online, or in-store is to stay comfortable. My favourite thing to wear on long shopping trips is a pair of stretch denim and a cozy sweater. I try not to add too many layers, because if you ever were to nip into the fitting rooms, you could spend more time changing than you would at the till.