Banana Republic and Gap Fall/Winter 2011

I had the opportunity to preview the Gap and Banana Republic fall/winter 2011 lines and overall, they’re very good. Banana Republic used an autumnal mood – lots of greens, berries and browns. There were wools, silks and patterns.

The highlights were the stunning leather vest, the leopard-print trench coat – a perfect leopard even for those who don’t wear leopard and finally, wool skinny trousers with ankle zips.

There were pieces even a future princess would love.

On taking a compliment

So I've lost weight recently. It's noticeable and I've been rocking the body a bit in new dresses. People have noticed and compliment which is always lovely. I tend to say, "Thank you!" and "I have, haven't I?" "Bootcamp!" and  "I do look amazing, don't...

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