MMM {weekend} Zara + Asos

Autumnal. I love that word. It means waking up to a lovely centrally heated room and walking outside with crunchy leaves underfoot. Oooh and dinners like sausage and mash, or stew. Yum.

This weekend I’ll be getting my Autumn on in shades of khaki, berry and grey – and nothing says Autumnal more than those colours in this Zara top.



Zara top + black trousers + leopard shoes

Worn with last season’s grey Whistles leather jacket
Leopard print courts from ASOS

I’m wearing mine with cropped black trousers (similar here), tonal leopard courts (leopard goes with EVERYTHING) and Isabel Marant and Cos necklaces. But work this with some khaki cargo trousers and a slip on trainer for a casual day look. Perfect.



TK Maxx rug, £59.99
TK Maxx rug, £59.99

The decorator is arriving soon to do the kids bedrooms so I’m planning paint / wallpaper / carpet / furniture logistics at the moment. Check out my Pinterest boards for inspiration on how I’m planning to design them both. Lila’s room is going to be in shades of grey, hot pink and splashes of turquoise, so I could not be more chuffed with this rug find from TK Maxx. It also means I’m going to keep the walls quite plain now, as this rug + a brightly coloured bed + lots of artwork means there will be enough going on.

Here’s some more hot pink and yellow rug inspiration.

LOVE this. Available from Habitat now.
LOVE this. Available from Habitat now.
I have loved this HAY rug forever Image: DesignBoom
I have loved this HAY rug forever
Image: DesignBoom
Stripes = classic Image: Hannah Blackmore Photography
Stripes = classic
Image: Hannah Blackmore Photography



Talking of decorating, I spotted these on Instagram and think they’re cool, stylish and completely genius. Designed by Luluzulu, the Tidy Tubs are huge (60cm x 40cm), made of recycled waste cotton, encourage the kids to clear up after themselves and have their own gold star system.

They’ll be available online soon, both on their website and also on This Modern Life.

Tidytubs by LuluZulu
Tidytubs by Luluzulu
Tidytub gold stars detail
Tidytub gold stars detail
Tidytubs by Lulu Zulu
Tidytubs by Luluzulu


Have a lovely weekend everyone x

  • Comments ( 1 )

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    Aren’t the tidy tubs a fantastic idea!
    By the way, LOVE your Whistles leather jacket x

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