Author Archives: TheOnlineStylist

Minimal Summer Pieces With A Laid Back Vibe

Shedding layers and commitments for the warmer summer months always feels so good. When the heat is on, less fuss is needed on all fronts meaning that style and beauty can be paired back to reflect a more relaxed vibe.

One glance at any of these minimal summer pieces below and I instantly see lightly tanned skin, messy wind blown hair, a slick of rose hued lip balm and hands bedecked in delicate layered rings…

Summer Heat, New Chapters And Reality

Summer heat. Feels good to say those words whilst actually being in the UK doesn’t it?

As I sat out in the garden one evening this week cooling off and once again ruminating on the fact that JC really was finishing primary school, Mr OS pointed out that out her memory of leaving will be of “when it was SO hot in July ’16”.

I remember the boiling hot summers of my childhood but try as…

Summer Holiday Spree Vs Steal

Playing my favourite game of Spree Vs Steal with a summer holiday just around the corner makes it all the more fun!

Whether you’re heading off to even sunnier climes than this one (phew…what a few gloriously scorching few days we’re enjoying☀️ ) or planning a summer staycation on UK shores, here a few must-pack options for both budgets…

When it comes to a summer holiday, pink polish is a must. Yep…even I will give…

Simple Spaghetti Supper

Listed under one of those things I could never give up is Pasta. With a capital P. When the yearning strikes, nothing beats a bowl of the good stuff accompanied by a large glass of red – when the rest of the day goes wrong, pasta makes it right.

This simple spaghetti supper was born out of a conversation about the left over Pecorino cheese in the fridge closely followed by some instructions to…

Round About Now…

Round about now is the time when I start to flag when it comes to maintaining the blog and all the Online Stylist activities that go along with it.

Which, when you think about it, is pretty handy as it happens to falls nicely in sync with the time when the fashion world falls into a temporary lull as end of season sales continue on and autumn winter collections aren’t quite yet out in…