Red Everything – my Zalando Picks

I’d never never heard of Zalando before I was kindly given the opportunity to review their amazing range of items, as potential gifts for the fashion-conscious. 

Zalando brings together brands from the high street and luxury labels together in a way that makes everything feel expensive and classy. Women’s, men’s, and children’s collections are available to browse. 

With winter in full swing, I gravitated towards their fantastic selection of boots. These Caprice Red zip-detailed ankle boots caught my eye. Air soles, and fleece lined, they’re warm, comfortable, and stylish! 

The centre piece for my order had to be this incredible Moschino bag – I can’t even hyperlink to it because I must have snapped up one of the last ones! 

You can also see pictured the fossil purse I ordered. Fossil are a great go to leather brand for purses and bags in my mind so I was pleased to find them sold here. I chose this purse as it tied into my theme, but with a touch of uniqueness to liven up the inside of my handbag. 

If you’re stuck for ideas for fashion loving ladies and gents in your life, or if you just want to treat yourself, visit Zalando. Take it from me, they’ve a new customer for life! 

This post is my opinion, the items were chosen by me but kindly given by Zalando. 

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Luxury : Celia Gould Silk Scarves

Hello readers,

Something a little luxury for you this Thursday – I’m so excited to share this with you.

I’m delighted to share with you silk scarf designer Celia Gould. Her designs are influenced and inspired by seemingly mundane snippets of urban settings around the world – Cairo, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Geneva – and yet transformed into a strip of beautiful silk chiffon it becomes something entirely different : a work of art. She also has a softer collection inspired by nature – the colours in this collection are obviously brighter and more summery in my view. She is the wife of a British Diplomat, and therefore travels a lot – wow! How exciting!

Celia Gould 100% silk chiffon scarf in 'cairo' from the SS15 collection

I am sharing the Cairo Scarf with you today – when in discussion with Celia about choosing, it was just too hard to do! They’re all beautiful – yet because of my colouring I was leaning toward something with cool tones. She selected this one for me, as it happens, and I love it.

The design was inspired by an enormous apartment block building Celia spotted when traveling over the river Nile in a taxi! She told me that she yelled at the driver to stop, as taken by a sudden burst on inspiration, she snapped this photograph which became this rather unusual yet striking design.

This is a luxury item, and comes in the most beautiful purple box. I was rather exciting opening it all up!

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I don’t have a very co-operative husband when it comes to photographing outfits, so I managed alone here. I tried to show it worn in a few different ways and lighting levels (flash, no flash etc) so you can see the beauty of the design.

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Thank you so much Celia for sending this beautiful scarf! I will enjoy wearing it all year round. Go and say hi to Celia on social media, or visit her website, Instagram – Celia.gould and Facebook – celiagouldscarves.

What I wore: Next Blouse (years old!), F+F at tesco chinos , Next tan heeled loafers, Fossil Handbag, Ring Simply Chic on Etsy, Nail polish is Blue Grape by Barry M.