How to save money on your contact lenses, glasses & sunglasses

Eye-wear can be expensive, can’t it? I’ve winced at the price of prescription glasses many times! But this year been I’ve searching for ways to cut costs on my frames, prescription sunglasses and contact lenses. Read on to hear about the bargains I discovered online…

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Tuesday Shoesday – Timeless summer classics

Can you believe this heat? I’m not sure I’ve ever experienced anything like it in the UK before. It’s meant that I’ve been to the coast pretty-much every day this week, just to cool off with the sea breeze. It’s got me thinking about summer holidays, so I thought I’d share a post about the […]

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My new sunnies

Some people have difficulty finding eyewear that suits them. I am definitely one of those people. Yes, I have spent up to four hours at a time in the opticians trying to choose some suitable frames yet after putting every pair in the shop, I come away empty handed. I don’t know if I have […]

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Thrifty fashion for BBQ parties

With Summer in full swing and lots of lovely weather to look forward to, you’d probably be heading outdoors and spending a lot of time in the sun, and if you’re lucky enough to be invited to a BBQ, even better! But what should you wear for an al fresco event? It’s difficult to predict […]

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Shaded from the sun

Summer, summer, summer. That’s the only thing on my mind these days, especially as we’ve enjoyed hot sunny weather for more than a week now and it’s led to lots of wardrobe reorganisation at this end: I’ve unpacked my ‘summer clothes’ – you know, the floral and pastel dresses and skirts that get packed away […]

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Thrifty fashion ~ On trend with cabuchons

Cabuchons are everywhere this year. I’d never even heard of the word until the start of the summer and now these little resin flowers, animals and bows are attached to every piece of jewellery, every accessory and even on mobile phone cases on the high street. I think they are cute and kitsch (I love anything plasticy!) […]

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DIY accessories ~ funk up your sunglasses for the last of Summer

If you’re getting a little bored of your sunglasses after wearing them all summer, or if you’ve picked up a bargain pair in the summer sales, maybe you’d like to funk them up with some cute appliqué accessories?! I’ve spent an enjoyable hour gluing lovely things to my sunglasses and I’d recommend you do the same […]

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Three hot summer sunglasses trends

In summer, we all take out our best attire from the back of the closet: those tiny swimsuits, those stellar heels, the raffia clutches and, of course, the craziest sunglasses. We’re entitled to: it’s festival season, it’s vacation season and it’s, ultimately, the hottest season. There’s no better excuse to wear the coolest stuff, those […]

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