Where & Wear – The King Alfred

photo from http://www.thekingalfred.co.uk For the second in this series about where to go and what to wear in Winchester this weekend, I thought I’d channel a bit of this sunny weather and chill out at a nice pub. If you took my advice last week and ventured to Jewry Street to Greens Wine Bar for … Continue reading

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Trend Report/ Pyjama

For those willing to try the trend- pairing a simple loose shirt with prints or stripes on the trousers (or vice versa) creates a slouchy effect using soft tailoring and silky fabrics. To go all out try the matching set at River Island, a more subtle alternative to the trouser would be the Asos Paisley … Continue reading

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How to stand out in Winchester

Sometimes all we want is to blend into the crowd. Going about one’s business in the High Street doesn’t require anything spectacular, but neither does that mean we should always just dress to fit in. There are days when we can feel like everyone is wearing the same thing, which is fine, because what would … Continue reading

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Vintage Fair – The Traders #2

Little Treasures Laura specialises in vintage-inspired jewellery, mostly selling it online but in the last six months travelling to several different fairs as well. She makes most of the jewellery herself, using vintage items such as parts of watches and old stamps from her Grandparent’s collection to create an unusual, unique and lovingly crafted piece. … Continue reading

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Wear & Where

Whether it’s a chilled out pub lunch with family, a boozy late one with a group of friends or a cosy dinner with your other half there are so many great options in Winchester for our weekends. Over the next few months as the sun comes out, spring arrives, we all start getting a bit … Continue reading

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Trend Report/ Aztec

photos from style.com One of my favourite trends this season is Aztec, seen on shows such as Missoni and BCBG Max Azria. It can be achieved in a variety of ways, from all over print to just adding one piece to an outfit with an overload of bold jewellery. Aztec is also one of the … Continue reading

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Transitioning into Spring

So, yesterday was officially the first day of spring. The signs, however, have been showing since pretty much the beginning of the month: blooming daffodils, sunshine at lunchtime and, most noticeably, a shedding of layers as everyone starts to move on to their Spring/Summer wardrobe. While it isn’t quite warm enough to start testing out … Continue reading

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Vintage Fair – The Traders #1

Sleeping Babies For Claire Donovan-Held, Sleeping Babies was a labour of love. Her career in advertising seemed to be over when she had children, but then she found another way to be creative when they were napping; create vintage-inspired gems from unwanted items. Now the children are in school, and she is still going strong … Continue reading

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Trend Report/ Pastels

Welcome to the first Winchester fashion week trend report! Each week we plan to report back on current trends with pieces which can be bought in Winchester (with the exception to online only websites), we hope to inspire with affordable ideas for your spring wardrobe. Soft and feminine pastels shades have flooded the cat walks … Continue reading

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Styling up with ‘The Stylettes’

Some people liven up events with balloons, some people ply their guests with food and drink, but why not perk up the atmosphere with a live band? The Stylettes bring something “a bit more unique” to the table, playing covers in a way which are “so tuneful people end up walking away whistling them not … Continue reading

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