Clothing

Making friends with the M-word

The M word…That’s right ladies, the menopause…NO FEAR….old age here we come! Six reasons to love your menopause! As women of a certain age we cannot avoid seeing the ruddy M word everywhere. There are a gazillion articles coming at it from just about every angle but most of them Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Accessories

Poppin’ Socks

There’s some pretty bonkers fashion jargon that gets used that I’d like to exterminate, but on this blog I’d like to look at some a few so-called fashion rules that we here at eclectica would like to officially retire! They include: you can’t wear brown with black (nonsense!) you can’t Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Clothing

Tee Shirt Rant

It’s Tee Shirt time! At some point in the last ten years and without me noticing it at all, I have stopped wearing t’shirts! I had no idea why, until I noticed it – which, by the way, was when I got my Summer outfits out of the trunk, where I Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Clothing

eclectica Guide To Summer Fabrics

We’ve been enjoying some absolutely sizzling summer days, and a few of you have been buckling in the heat. Unsurprising given we don’t get chance to acclimatise, given that here in the Shire mother nature likes to shift from rain to 30c overnight! Here’s our eclectica guide to the coolest fabrics to Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Clothing

Holiday Clothing Tips

We’ve gone into holiday overdrive here – what with two days of sunshine and Food Festivals and being surrounded with beautiful Summer clothes int’ shop. A lot of our conversations of late have been about our own foreign holiday experiences and our Summer look. It seems that around this time every year we attempt to Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago
Clothing

Stylish v Fashionable

Vicki and I were chatting t’other day about a new clothing brand we are looking at stocking (more on that another time) and I said something along the lines of ’tis not very fashionable.’  She whipped her head around like something out of the exorcist and spluttered ‘we don’t sell fashion!’ She Read more…

By Jodie & Vicki, ago