Style and the Fashion Business

Here’s a great fashion quote from the long time editor of American Vogue.

Shona Easton loves Anna Wintour Fashion Quote

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When in Rome

I travel a lot. If you’re not new to my blog then you already know that! So: I was having a conversation the other day on Skype with a storytelling lady in America and she asked about my story. I’m a Traveller I love living in different places and now I have just arrived in…

Fruit Bowl Smoothie

Here’s a tasty and easy smoothie from your fruit bowl basics. It’s quite thick but you can thin it down by adding a little cold water. This makes enough for 1 glass, double or triple the recipe for 2 or more. Recipe: 1 Orange, peel and remove the stones 1 Lemon, peel and remove the stones 1/2…

Man Bag in Germany

Here’s another fabulous Bags On Tour photo. What is the machine modelling the Trekker Man Bag in this pic? Any ideas? Answers on a postcard, or in the comments if you like

Donegal Tweed: A New Purse or Mini Bag Design

I love finding new fabrics and leathers and this time I’ve managed to combine 2 of my new favourites into one design. The Donna purse is a soft tweed and leather design which could even double as a mini clutch bag. I have chosen 3 gorgeous handmade tweeds from Donegal in Ireland and combined them…

Colourful Designs in Nature

Sometimes you just see something amazing. This was the sunrise seen from my bedroom at a friends house in Holland, yesterday morning. I haven’t edited the photo at all, it really was this beautiful (and a crisp 0 degrees Celcius). The canal looked pink in parts, the mist was rising and the trees were perfectly mirrored…

Handbags On Tour. Where Have You Been?

My handbag designs get around, don’t they? Here are a few goodies from a couple of years ago. 2013 Julie Buck, on tour in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates with her mango shoulder bag. Me on the beach at Arromanches in Normandy, France. I love my (now very old) purple big shoulder bag. Alicia’s (my…

Go Green for St Patrick’s Day

Think of Ireland and St Patrick’s Day and what colour springs to mind? Here are a few green things for you. Some say that it’s great to have a green wallet or purse because green is the colour of money (US dollar notes). I wonder if having a green wallet attracts money. That would be…

Grape Smoothie

What do you drink in the morning? I used to buy ‘posh’ juices and smoothies (very expensive), then I went onto fresh oranges, lemons and grrapfruit, juiced every morning. That was nice but always the same and quite a lot of cleaning up afterwards. Then, I bought a second hand blender from a friend who…

Some Ideas for Mother’s Day

It’s Mother’s Day here in the UK this Sunday, so I have some ideas for you. Why not treat your Mum to a nice new handbag or purse instead of the usual flowers and chocolates. Cosmetics bags in leather, from £18 to £30 From left to right: Nicky bag in black leather with yellow suede…