Do You Shop Online?

Sponsored by Mastercard Online shopping has become something that many people do. I think my first experience of online shopping was probably eBay, but these days it can be a really convenient way to find items you need, or want, that you can’t get locally. I’m not a huge online shopper as I want to…

What I Wore in Dubai

I didn’t have much time to take photos of my outfits while I was away in Dubai (the itinerary was packed with activities back to back!). But here is a little taste. First night in Dubai on my way to the China Grill.   Casual on top of the Burj Khalifa (read about my experience…

No Ordinary Hotel

  This Bloggerati Getaway is sponsored by Dubai Tourism The Palace Downtown Dubai is no ordinary hotel. From the entrance gates to the pool, it’s exotic and beautiful and resembles a Middle Eastern palace. I’ve stayed at many 5 star hotels over the years with work and conferences, many have a generic ‘hotel’ feel where…

What is a Neutral?

I’m frequently asked the question “what is a neutral”, so I made this short video to explain. I’m frequently asked the question “what is a neutral”, so I made this short video to explain. If you’re interested in figuring out the best neutrals for you, check out these posts. What’s Your Best Neutral – Red…

No Ordinary Dress

One of the experiences that I feel privileged to have been given the opportunity to have whilst here in Dubai, is to visit the showroom and design studio of DAS Collection, the brainchild of Reem & Hind Beljafla. As traditional but fashion forward abaya designers, they have created some incredibly beautiful, hand-made garments that retain…

No Ordinary Mall

Today I spent the better part of the day at The Dubai Mall. Now I’m a pretty experienced shopper, and have been to malls and shopping centres all over the world.  I’ve seen some big ones, and some with one attraction. But I have to say I’ve never seen a mall quite like The Dubai…