Growing Retail Opportunity in India

There is a new retail market opening up in India, according to consultancy firm PwC. Predictions are that the retail market in India will be worth an estimated $1 trillion by 2020. This new opportunity has already been identified by some high profile retailers. Last month Japanese brand Uniqlo announced it will open its first store…

Six Months In New York 

After arriving in New York in late September, I am officially 6 months here. How has it been settling into a new country? Settling into the US for me was easier as I had lived here for 3 months previous, although moving here more permanently is different. When you are on a summer visa your priority…

Zara’s Digital Strategy

  Inditex, the owner of the Zara fashion brand reported double-digit growth in online sales for last year. The company reported a 7 per cent rise in full-year net profits and sales up 9 per cent to €25.34bn compared with the same period last year. Inditex, who own retail chains such as Zara, Massimo Dutti…

The Spring Midi

So it is officially February, and while it may still be in the minus numbers here in New York, Spring has arrived. January is always a weird month for shopping, everywhere is full of sale items and it’s hard to buy more knitwear knowing soon you won’t be able to wear it. This season I’m embracing…

Christmas Party Looks

 Happy December! ‘Tis the season for Christmas parties.  This is the only time of the year where I can throw on as many sequins as I want and no one will judge me. This is the perfect time to buy occasion wear because a lot of places are having sales at the moment. You’ll see a few jumpsuits in…

My Black Friday Top Picks

Everyone is sharing black Friday code blog posts today, so I thought I’d mix it up and show you my favourite picks from the different sites. A few people asked me if I was heading into the shops tomorrow seen as I live in the States now. I’d only go in there if I had…

Apartment hunting in New York 

Apartment hunting in New York is a nightmare- there is no easy way to say it. Moving to New York sounds glamorous but deciding which apartment is least likely to get a rodent infestation is the reality. If you find somewhere that seems perfect, more often than not it isn’t. That being said I’ve managed…

AW’17 Trend Report

Back in March, the major designers showcased their A/W collections at fashion shows around the world. Now as Autumn and Winter nears we can have an in-depth look at these trends and how we will apply them to our wardrobe. As always knitwear was at the forefront of many collections except this season we are seeing…

Recent Zara Purchases

I was so happy when I realised the Zara sale was coming to an end, was it just me or did that summer sale feel as if it went on for months? Finally, the new A/W ’17 stock is coming in and I have already gotten my hands on a few items. Just click on…