Here Comes The Sun...

Friday, 26 August 2016

"Hello! Hello! Hello!"

In the word's of Joanne The Scammer, "Honestly… Truly.." I never quite know what to pen when I'm editing outfit posts anymore, I mean I could go down the 'It's hot - So this is what i'm wearing' route, but i guess it's obvious from the glaring sunlight, and the summer dress i'm wearing in this post that its sweltering over here so… Here's a lazy breakdown of my summer so far. Life lately has revolved around working, sleeping and desperately trying to socialise, which is difficult due to much working and sleeping on my part as per usual, but i've reeeeeeally been enjoying London this summer and it's probably clear from my Instgram (@inmysundaybest) that i've become a wee tourist again, snapping anything and everything in my path! There are just so many cute little corners and brilliant brunch places dotted all over the city and I want to explore them all before I pack my load and move back to the North.

Briogeo & Antidote Street VS The Wash n Go'.

Wednesday, 17 August 2016

The Wash n' Go. The words that can fill most natural's with fear. For me, there was a brief golden period post dying my hair a strange orange colour, where the wash n go was my thang. My curls were poppin', defined and moisturised, but somewhere between me cutting off all my hair again and forgetting the quick, easy and painless method i used to get my hair so lush, the wash n go has escaped me and i've not had much luck over the past two years in trying to find the balance between curl definition, shrinkage and that awful crunchiness from products, with very little luck. Winnie Awa, founder of Antidote Street (which is a veritable treasure trove of all things black hair - seriously check it out, so many American products that are hard to source are stocked there) and all round girl boss (*cue girl crush and heart eyes emoji) sat down with me a few weeks ago over coffee at Timberyard in Soho and we talked all things hair. As I'm currently switching out my hair staples due to my hair getting longer and thicker, and trialling new ways to do things, we decided to collaborate on this post and because of the weather becoming more humid and hot, i thought to throw things back a little and try out the wash n go again, this time armed with products from Briogeo. Focusing on quality, natural ingredients, Briogeo aims to care for all hair types and after seeing so many reviews on the 'Be Gentle, Be Kind Avocado & Quinoa Co-Wash' and the 'Curl Charisma Rice Amino & Avocado Leave in Conditioner', I was intrigued.

The Transitional Edit With Boden.

Friday, 5 August 2016



With the weather being a little haywire and the feeling of Autumn soon approaching (Yay for Virgo season and Pumpkin Spice Lattes - Don't judge, they are delicious!), I teamed up with Boden to give a little advice on how to work your weekday and weekend wardrobe's from Summer through to the crunchy leaves of Autumn on The Great Boden Diaries blog. From my own past wardrobe woes, I've got to say dressing for the British weather is a delicate balancing act because you can never be quite sure whether it'll rain, or snow, or in fact (rarely) be warm. I've found that the key to success (DJ Khaled voice) lies in a good investment wardrobe, filled with good quality pieces that will last through each season with ease, which is what Boden is all about. 

From perfectly pretty wrap dresses that are begging to be layered with cashmere cardi's and a super cool pink coat ;) To the classic shirt and jeans combo, I kid you not, it took me a good couple of days to draft up the looks with Boden prior to shooting, because all the new season stuff is so pretty! My favourite things have got to be the Leopard Print Low Heel Boots and the Pink Sally Coat, I've had so many compliments on both!

Pop over to the Boden Blog to read my thoughts on transitional styling, but before you do, send some tips my way on how you prep for the Autumn / Winter months fashion wise!

What I Wore…


Outfit 1 : Coat - Dress - Boots - Bag - Necklace //  Outfit 2: Cardigan - Shirt - Sunglasses - Jeans - Bag - Shoes - Necklace // Outfit 3: Dress - Coat - Shoes - Bag - Belt 


This post is in collaboration with Boden.


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The White Stripes.

Friday, 22 July 2016

(And The Blue Stripes…)

A veritable wardrobe staple, and clear classic, the button down has a place in everyone's wardrobe no matter the age, shape, size or gender, and I think it's one of the best things to throw on when you're in a wardrobe conundrum because it's so easy to dress up or down with the help of acessories. Today's particular look is very much a dressed-down-i'm-running-around-central-london-help look, with the classic shirt, this one a bargain that I picked up in H&M during Easter, and my favourite jeans EVER, The high waisted American Apparel pair, that give even the rare black girl with an ironing board butt, a perfectly peachy toosh.

Win An iPhone SE With In My Sunday Best & Three!

Wednesday, 20 July 2016

Hello! Hello! I hope you're all enjoying the rare glorious sunshine we're having right now, I'm currently melting as I type this and desperately trying to cool down with ice cream and cold coffee. Onto something exciting though! I've collaborated with Three to present a Rose Gold iPhone SE giveaway, hooray! As a veteran iPhone user and proud apple addict, I can truly say that my iPhone is my right hand man. Everything and I mean everything i need to keep my day running smoothly is on there; from iBooks to Instagram, from UNUM (R.I.P Vscocam *sob sob*) to E-mails, everything is on there.
© IN MY SUNDAY BEST Maira Gall.