Matchy matchy? Yes you can!

Now that I’m getting to grips with the red lipstick thing (I know, a bit late to that party), I’m totally up for matching lips and nails. Revlon make really great quality nail polishes and I love the bold minimalism of this look, don’t you?

In these pictures from Into The Gloss, Juju Ivanyuk is wearing Revlon’s All Fired Up on the nails and Fire & Ice (my mum’s fave) on the lips…

[Images: Into The Gloss]

Sale alert! Joanna Sykes silk shirts

Having recently discovered the joys of silk shirting (hello Freda at Matches), I have just copped a load of Joanna Sykes’ silky somethings in the My-wardrobe sale. As well as her silk shirts (which I have to say are my new obsession), I’m also rather taken with the elegant-but-slouchy tees and little camisoles…

Khaki silk shirt, £222 £155

Ink silk pocket tee, £160 £112

White silk camisole, £135 £94

I want, I want: Janette Beckman’s newspaper

At times like this I really miss the days of working in an office and having full time access to a colour photocopier. It made my Christmas wrapping process so much more fun. Just thumb through the pages of Vogue/World of Interiors/Interview, slap selected pages on copier, enlarge x200% and press copy. Result: lovely glossy A3 pages for personalised gift wrapping and a queue of disgruntled interns behind.

These days I have to settle for the lush pages of How To Spend It but I do find them a wee bit thin and those staples are a bore. So I love the idea of Brit photographer Janette Beckman’s ‘newspaper’, featuring 24 pages of her famous 70s-80s youth culture portraits. Perfect for wrapping anything music, photography or fashion-related  and yes, I would totally be that person who rescues the paper after the gift has been unwrapped…