I love this lamp, I covet it badly. It belongs to a dear friend and is perfect in her colourful, creative, unpretentious home. There is something so charming about his reflective pose and so ridiculous about the fact he has a lamp sprouting out of his head. Best on… Light Spring (Warm, Clear and, Read More

Something quick and cute this week. It caught my eye when putting together my last post on jodhpurs…. It’s Rationals A popular name for full, pleated, serge* bloomers or knickerbockers worn by women for bicycling in the 1890’s. The name rationals comes from the political movement of the time that advocated a more rational, Read More

This Friday I thought perhaps it was time for something a little elegant, a little nostalgic, and a little bit … dippy. Best on… Cool Summer (cool and muted) Light Summer (cool, muted and light) dipping bird by stylemetamorphosis on polyvore.com Classic with a touch of whimsy. Happy Friday! Bella. For more colour inspiration, Read More

It’s Terminology Tuesday again and this week in the spotlight is… Jodhpurs! Pronounced “jod’poors”. Riding pants, with a drop front or zipper closing, that flare at the thighs and have narrow, straight cut legs below the knee with cuffs at the ankles. Prior to the invention of stretch fabrics this design allowed for ease, Read More

And now for something a little bit exotic, a little bit spicy… a little bit… tribal Best on… Warm Spring (Warm, and clear), Clear Spring (Warm, clear and bright) naive spice by stylemetamorphosis on polyvore.com    You couldn’t help but to be in a good mood around these colours! Bella. For more colour inspiration, Read More

It’s Terminology Tuesday again and this week in the spotlight is… Gaiters, Spats and Spatterdashes! Check out these! Aren’t they just gorgeous! It’s a crying shame that Les Frivolites appears to have stopped making them. Perhaps someone knows more? I so badly want some. Might need to get handy with my leather stock. photo, Read More

Slithering snakes can inspire such fear, yet up close there is so much beauty in the way the scales and colour variations meld together. I love this wall, to me it speaks of reptilian inspiration, which I love in the built environment. So this is a take, on a take if you like. Best, Read More

It’s Terminology Tuesday again and this week in the spotlight is… The Accordion bag Accordion bags by stylemetamorphosis on polyvore.com A bag constructed in a style similar to that of an expandable filing envelope. It is generally narrow at the top with pleated sides and bottom. It usually features a handle or strap attached, Read More