Category: Fashion

10 Items Under £50 to Update Your Wardrobe

As fun and unexpected as the Indian Summer we had in September and the beginning of October was, it’s definitely time to accept that the winter months are upon us. This hopefully means adding a few pieces to update your wardrobe for winter. This doesn’t mean spending a fortune though, even on more traditionally expensive items Read More …

#RunningDiary – Week 5

4 weeks down, 24 weeks to go until the Paris Marathon 2016 and my first ever marathon. Here is what I’ve been getting up to this week with my training following the Bupa Half Marathon training plan. Day 29 Rest day (favourite day of the week) Day 30 TRAINING: 30 mins easy DISTANCE: 5.4km TIME: Read More …

I’ve Got This Thing About… Hats

Until a couple of years ago, I was an admirer of people who could wear hats and look really confident and comfortable whilst doing so and, although I often bought hats, I would never actually leave the house wearing them. Believe it or not, it actually takes quite a lot of practice wearing a hat Read More …

How To Detox Your Wardrobe

Everywhere you turn, there is a new detox on the market that will make you drop a dress size in a week, help you sleep better, make your skin brighter and add seven years onto your life expectancy etc, etc. But today I’m talking about a detox of the wardrobe variety. A detox is formally Read More …

Autumn Wish List – Part 2

With the new season comes a long list of items that I really need (okay, want) to help get me through the harsh winter months. You can catch up on the first part of my wish list from last week here. I’ll admit that I’m not in a particularly committed relationship with any perfume right Read More …

Autumn Wish List – Part 1

September may have been the best weather we’ve had all year but all the Autumn/Winter press shows I’ve been attending in the last few weeks are actually making me quite excited for the change of season. Of course, one of the occupational hazards of shopping/writing about fashion and beauty for a living is that I now Read More …

#RunningDiary – Week 1

If you happened to see my last post (here), you will have learned that I am planning I AM DOING the Paris Marathon on 3rd April 2016. I’m going to keep a running diary for the duration of my training to keep me on track and also to track my progress. Psychologically, I think it’s Read More …

Fitness Challenges

As anyone who follows me on Instagram (@victoriamartinstyle) will know, I like to partake in the odd fitness challenge from time to time. I’ve recently being following Australian fitness trainer Kayla Itsines’ Bikini Body Guide programme and I’ve been seriously impressed with it. The first 12 week programme I managed to stick to religiously and Read More …

Things to Do in Dubai

Following on from my post last week (here) about what to expect from your first trip to Dubai, I thought I would focus this week on some really fun things to do once you get there. The great thing about a holiday to Dubai is that you can do as much or as little as Read More …