I'm a bit later than my blogger friends with this one but a couple of weeks ago I was invited to join Gail from Is This Mutton and Anne from Mutton Years Style and I for the Prêt-à-Portea Afternoon Tea at The Berkeley Hotel in Knightsbridge. The afternoon tea is inspired by the world of fashion and the cakes are based on the latest looks from the catwalk. Ideal for a style blogger meet-up.
I made my way into London a bit earlier and indulged in a black cab from Marylebone to New Bond Street so I could spend some time in Victoria's Secret, then I browsed in & Other Stories and one or two other stores before grabbing another cab to the hotel.
It is a stunning hotel with a first class welcome and attentive service. We had a spacious and bright table looking out of the window and were given plenty of time to choose our blend of tea and then later we indulged in a bottle of champagne.
New workout clothes for a new you | Spring/Summer collection from Asquith (eco activewear and ethical clothing)
With the new year upon us and many of us turning our minds to our own health and wellbeing again, it might be time to up the game with your workout gear! I know I always feel better if I make an effort whether I am working out, relaxing at home or going out.
I have definitely noticed a shift towards a much more sustainable and eco approach to fashion, style and shopping. We are no longer ignoring the impact fast fashion is having on the environment. And we personally feel we need to take action and not just leave it to someone else. .
So when Asquith asked me if I'd like to try out some items from their new Spring/Summer range I was excited to be involved again with a brand that offers good quality ethically made activewear. You can see my previous review here.
This season they have a completely new range and I absolutely love their new snake print!
A few outfits to share, the Christmas break gave me lots of opportunities to dress up a bit, so here is a bit of a summary! There are quite a lot and I've linked to items that are still available online ...
I have been asked a few times recently if I can recommend black ankle boots to wear with jeans, dresses or skirts so I thought it was about time I did a bit of research and passed on a few suggestions for some good all rounders!
Black ankle boots are now a wardrobe staple, part of our capsule wardrobe and I tend to update mine every year as I wear them quite a lot so they always look a bit tired by the end of the season and because each year we see a bit of an update in style so for me I like to refresh my boots! And update your boots and you have an instant outfit update too.
Welcome to Fifty & Fab, a lifestyle blog celebrating women. I am a blogger with a passion for writing about style, beauty, health and fitness with a focus on the over 50's. I am based in Marlow but work across London and the South East.
Hi, I’m Michelle and my blog Fifty & Fab is all about my journey into and through my fifties. I share style tips, health and fitness inspiration, I talk about my holidays and days out and I tell you about my beauty regime and my lifestyle. I hope you might pick up a tip or two and get some inspiration!
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