Fab Friday style tip: voluptuous dressing on a budget

Nikki ParkinsonFashion 27 Comments

Long gone are the days that if you were a size above what the fashion world considers “normal” there was nowhere to turn to shop for clothes that help you flaunt your style and personality. …

Fab Friday style tip: there are always new treats to find online

Nikki ParkinsonFashion 9 Comments

I was tweeting this week with the very funny @bigwordsblog.  She was innocently asking me whether I’d seen the Oroton sale online.  I smugly replied that it was my *job* to look at each and …

What to wear on the first day of school

Nikki ParkinsonBeauty, Fashion 29 Comments

Tomorrow my youngest starts school.  The first day of 13 years that will ultimately determine what he will be when he “grows up”.  I’ve done this day twice before.  I do not get any better …

I’m no longer in denial. I think I’m too old for my fave magazine

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I should have seen the warning signs last year when I sat down to read the October edition of Shop Til You Drop.  They were all there in a glorious metallic font on the front …

So, you’re leaving on a jet plane … or in the family car?

Nikki ParkinsonBeauty, Fashion 1 Comment

The single most asked question at this time of year (oh, apart from “can we catch up?”) has to be, “are you going away for Christmas?” Some of my friends have already flown the coop (and …

You think you have trouble finding clothes that fit and flatter? Meet Amazon Eve.

Nikki ParkinsonFashion 10 Comments

Amazon Eve views clothes as “resources”.  And after spending an hour with the world’s tallest model, it’s not difficult to understand why something that can seem fun and frivolous for most, is a real effort …