The LibrainFormer professional school librarian, now retired through chronic illness. Trying to keep cheerful by reading, drinking lots of tea, blogging my new life, and my love of bling!
- Reading roundup 01/02/23
- Monday post 30/01/23: it’s good to be back!
- Taking a short break 24/01/23
- Scarf of the moment: Robe Légère
- Friday post 20/01/23: with even more scarves!
- Reading roundup 18/01/23
- Monday post 16/01/23: hitting the sales!
- Friday post 13/01/23: with a range of scarves!
- Reading roundup 11/01/23
- Monday post 09/01/23: with a beautiful reveal!
Category Archives: Wardrobe planning
It is such a long time since I last looked at the colour wheels I created to help me organise my wardrobe! Back in 2018, I thought I had reached a final version but I should have known better. Nothing … Continue reading
As I mentioned a while ago, my post about The Purse Forum and Hermès scarves from 2017 needed checking and updating. It has been one of the most popular posts on the blog and I am so pleased that it … Continue reading
I must apologise for the lack of posts at the end of last week. The General Election took a lot of my emotional energy and I am left feeling very deflated. As I don’t want this blog to become involved … Continue reading
Last week, The Purse Forum had a Scarf of the Day theme (11 Nov 2018 IMPULSE BUYS: Rave or Regret? (Show us a scarf you’ve never worn!)), that got me thinking. When I first started purchasing more expensive designer scarves, … Continue reading
One of the beauties of having a colour scheme for your wardrobe is that you begin to develop a range of clothes and accessories that go nicely together. After nearly two years of working towards more organisation in my purchases … Continue reading
Back in the early days of this blog, I tried to work out a sensible plan for my wardrobe including clothes, accessories and footwear. I had been, and am still, inspired by the wonderful Vivienne Files website and the way … Continue reading
Hermés pocket squares, also known as gavroches, are 45×45 cms of gorgeous silk twill. They can look so cute and are quite versatile. I like them as they add a fun finishing touch to many outfits and work well with … Continue reading
I find it hard to believe that the weather can change from Summer to Autumn overnight, but that is what seems to have happened, at least here in the Midlands. Lovely Husband was up early and told me how cold … Continue reading
There was a fabulous set of posts on The Purse Forum last week. The Scarf of the Day thread had a theme of necklaces with scarves and some of the photos were amazing. It is really worth a look. It … Continue reading
I have collected a lot of jewellery over the years, much of it fairly inexpensive costume pieces. Most of it fits quite well into my colour wheel so that it goes with my clothing choices and I now make sure … Continue reading