Colder weather has arrived in Northumberland, and we’ve been checking out the latest Helly Hansen AW18 range. After spring summer rainwear, comes cosier layers from Helly Hansen and I thought I’d show you our current faves. Ideal for puppy walking, the school run and weekend exploring, I’m outdoors a fair bit so really rely on robust outerwear and walking boots.

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Last year for our wedding anniversary, the Mr surprised me with a gorgeous monogrammed Aurora London Ziggy bag that I’d been hinting about for months. I wore it all through autumn, winter and beyond, with the beautiful Aurora London bag a firm wardrobe favourite still. The stunning quality of the designs and premium leather make this independent brand a lust-list accessories name to shop.

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Almost four years ago, I reviewed a Protected Species Mac. Despite wearing it a lot, the waterproof jacket is still pretty pristine. Founder Anne got back in touch recently, asking me to pick a new version. The gorgeous dark olive Commuter waterproof jacket seemed to be calling my name.

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Brand new to The Original Muck Boot Company is their collaboration with Hasbro, focusing on My Little Pony and Transformers Hale boot designs. Having a mini fan of both in our house, the kids were excited to receive a pair each. View Full Post

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The lovely team at Nicky Clarke sent me their Frizz Control Blow Dry Styler hair tool to test.  I’ve been trialling this fantastic hairdryer kit, channelling my inner hairdresser on little L as well.

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