Monday morning tutorial #2: pick your clothes carefully…

The best way to spend Monday is in bed - obviously. However, the need to eat and pay rent is pressing for most of us. Some of us are lucky enough to be able to work from home - often I can - but most people have to drag themselves out of bed, stumble into … Continue reading Monday morning tutorial #2: pick your clothes carefully…

Sophie’s Voice super simple style: my basics…

It's Fashion Friday, I have a sickly child off school, precisely no post written and very little in the way of enthusiasm...that is a recipe for a helping of a side dish of my life. I was going to be ambitious today but I have had to pare it down for us all. I'm doing … Continue reading Sophie’s Voice super simple style: my basics…

Throwback Thursday: Day 6 of the Blogtober Challenge 2015 – share your outfit of the day

After my post on day 3 of the Blogtober Challenge - My Everyday Essentials - I realised that I'm in danger of wearing a uniform. That's okay, per se - but I want more. I don't want to part crowds because of my sartorial choices...I just wouldn't mind getting a few admiring comments about my … Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Day 6 of the Blogtober Challenge 2015 – share your outfit of the day

Why I love being ‘low maintenance’…

This morning I got a little inspiration from the archives in the form of an article about Anna Karina. She was held up as an icon of New Wave style and I love the simplicity of her look. Less is more, everybody... well, less effort is more suitable for my lifestyle. In fact, that's probably … Continue reading Why I love being ‘low maintenance’…

Jay Miranda, a blogger I admire – Day 15 of the Blogtober Challenge

Without a doubt, the blogger who got me interested in writing Sophie's Voice most is Jay Miranda. She's best known as a fashion blogger but she also writes the odd article about motherhood. and Hispano-American politics. When I started I thought that I would write about fashion most of the time - following on from the … Continue reading Jay Miranda, a blogger I admire – Day 15 of the Blogtober Challenge

Day 6 of the Blogtober Challenge – share your outfit of the day

After my post on day 3 of the Blogtober Challenge - My Everyday Essentials - I realised that I'm in danger of wearing a uniform. That's okay, per se - but I want more. I don't want to part crowds because of my sartorial choices...I just wouldn't mind getting a few admiring comments about my … Continue reading Day 6 of the Blogtober Challenge – share your outfit of the day

Day 3 of the Blogtober Challenge – my everyday essentials

I honestly don't know where to start here - this title has certainly making me question my definition of the word 'essential'! I condensed the list down to the things I need to keep the me sane and alive, in the end. Starting at the beginning of day, I have to have my glasses - … Continue reading Day 3 of the Blogtober Challenge – my everyday essentials