Sure, I like variety as much as the next guy. But every now and then I find a combination that just works for a specific situation… and then I repeat it over and over again. For example, for a lazy Friday night it’s Thai takeaway + Malbec + Bachelor. For Sunday mornings it’s a gigantic Americano + Eggs Royale + digging myself out of a shame spiral. (Just kidding… sometimes.)
Whether you’re planning a romantic dinner with your partner, having a low-key pub night, grabbing drinks with your girlfriends or staying in to binge-watch Netflix on the sofa, Valentine’s Day calls for a special outfit.
If you’ve been in a relationship for between two weeks and one year, Valentine’s Day is a special time to get all dolled up, shave your legs, spring for a blowout and a mani-pedi and enjoy an over-the-top romantic date night with your man. However, if you’re single or have been in a relationship for longer than a year, it’s pretty much just a normal day that happens to fall at a time when there’s loads of hearts and pink stuff in the store windows.
In case you haven’t heard, today is Blue Monday – the so-called most depressing day of the year. Apparently the day is based on an actual scientific equation involving the weather, personal debt levels and the disappointment of failed New Year’s resolutions.
So in my ongoing attempt to read the entire internet/never go more than 45 seconds without checking Facebook, I’ve come across several articles about these reversible sequin ‘mermaid pillows’.
WTF! Pillows You Can Draw On! … OMG! These Pillows Are Made From Unicorn Tears! … Holy Balls! Sequins Are a Thing!
I think my husband and my bedroom floor would both agree that I have a lot of clothes. Many of them are random pieces from Topshop or H&M that I bought for a tenner and wore once but can’t bring myself to throw away.
(Note: I wouldn’t say I’m a hoarder, but I’m definitely miles away from adopting the Marie Kondo method that everyone’s freaking out about.
Anyone who has attempted to diet or detox during the month of December knows that it’s a ridiculous concept. The social calendar quickly fills up with fun friend events, family gatherings and forced merriment with colleagues. All of which require a healthy amount of fizz – and an unhealthy amount of wardrobe stressing.