Merino base layers from Finisterre

I’m a long-time fan of cold water surf brand Finisterre, makers of sumptuous merino layers like this Zephyr hoodie (£60) and leggings (£40), perfect for layering up in a blizzard.

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Autumn/Winter 2014 outdoor lookbook lust

Get sartorially savvy in time for winter with these gorgeous lookbooks from my favourite outdoors brands. Looks like accessorising with Land Rovers and really great hair is big news this season.

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Wrapping up for autumn

Keep warm and cosy against the winter chill in folky knits from Glamorous and Timberland leather boots from Get the Label. Fluffy dog optional.

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Review: Vivo Barefoot sandals review

Laugh in the face of flimsy flipflops with Vivo Barefoot‘s beaut new sandal, the Ulysses (£75), inspired by the ancient Tarahumara running tribe. Well if it’s all right for them… Vivo Barefoot sandals review Product Description: “Taking inspiration from a…

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Summer dressing for lazy girls

Hello sunshine! Here’s some fashion maths for you. Summery striped dress from Joules + sandals from Aldo at House of Fraser = easy peasy warm weather dressing.

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Ciré handmade wax canvas bags

I have a serious case of kit lust. Ciré‘s wonderful waxed canvas creations are designed by outdoors nut Alison Vard, who finds inspiration in the mountains and the sea for her practical yet beautiful sorbet-coloured rucksacks, wash bags and wetsuit…

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Spring staples from Miss Selfridge

Whilst I wish I could spend every day in trail running gear or a wetsuit, a good chunk of the time I’m commuting on my bike, wandering around Bristol or writing like a maniac in the office. When I’m pretending…

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Review: Didriksons Ronja jacket from Outdoor World Direct

My cosy new Ronja jacket, £150 from Didriksons at Outdoor World Direct, has been keeping me warm all winter. Here’s my review of a snow-friendly coat that feels like you’re wearing a waterproof cuddle. Didriksons Ronja review Product description: “The…

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Review: Merrell Decora Sonata boots

I’ve been stomping about in the cold and in snow in my new Decora Sonata winter boots, £140 from Merrell. Here’s how well they’ve battled the elements.

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Rockfish Koi wellingtons

Last weekend Lucy and I spent a delightful time pretending to be in Downton at The Manor at Weston, and I got to wander about the grounds in my gorgeous new Koi laceup wellingtons from cool British label Rockfish.

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The great outdoorsy Christmas gift guide 2013

Oh man I love Christmas. I love all the fairy lights and walks in the snow and novelty jumpers and attempting to drink my own body weight in glühwein. I do not, however, like the crazy shopping frenzies of late…

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The Autumn Edit: the best kit for the new season

A chill in the air is no excuse not to get out in the countryside. Wrap up warm in some of my favourite kit for fall, including the best waterproof jacket I’ve tested, a gorgeous fluffy gilet to cosy up…

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Competition: Win £300 of Uniqlo goodies

To celebrate UNIQLO’s gorgeous new super light Ultra Light Down jackets they’re offering fans of the collection £300 to spend in stores in their new competition. Just upload a picture to Instagram or Twitter of you in your cuddly ULD…

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Review: Meindl Sölden snow boots from Complete Outdoors

Whether you’re off on a ski season, planning a little foray to the Alps or just want to keep your toes toasty on wintery walks, a pair of chunky snow boots are an outdoor wardrobe essential. Here’s my review of…

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Autumn layers: cosy parkas and yellow wellingtons

I spent the weekend staying near the beautiful Camber Sands in East Sussex and wrapped up in a fuzzy parka and some super-rad-amazing acid yellow swallow print wellies. I also competed with Grazia for Most Stylish Beach Photoshoot (guess who…

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Novesta Strawberry Missy rain boots go down the farm

My welliedoration has reached new peaks with the arrival of these Missy wellington boots in strawberry from Novesta. They’re so shiny. And beautiful. I feel like William in William’s Wish Wellingtons (my ultimate style hero, fyi).

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