Success, failure and why we all feel like we should be doing more

What is success? What defines it? A 'good' job, having money in the bank, being in a relationship, a big group of friends, a crazy social life, abs, a wardrobe full of designer clothes, 20,000 Instagram followers? Success and feeling inadequate has always been something that I've struggled with throughout my life, forever moving the … Continue reading Success, failure and why we all feel like we should be doing more

Paris with Dior, a new job & blogging doubts- My 20th year summary

As you are reading this it is my 21st birthday! And I feel like of all years, this one has flown by quicker than any others because so much has happened, although it sometimes feels like I'm going nowhere. When it comes to my writing, I always tend to maybe focus on the negatives and always … Continue reading Paris with Dior, a new job & blogging doubts- My 20th year summary

Hello, I’m Maisie & I think you should get to know me better

It's occurred to me lately that the large majority of those who follow me on both my blog and on Instagram are no longer people who know me in real life. So with that in mind, I thought I'd put together a short little post to help you all get to know me better. I've … Continue reading Hello, I’m Maisie & I think you should get to know me better

Learning to not give a sh*t about Instagram

Let me set the scene: I'd just posted a photo to my Instagram, I'd edited it on 3 different apps, came up with a pretty average caption with an emoji or two thrown in, posted and then sat watching my Instagram 'likes' appear on my notifications every 5 minutes until I went to bed. Then … Continue reading Learning to not give a sh*t about Instagram

Taking a city detox

Just before Christmas I made the decision to leave my job in the city and my daily commute in favour of a slower pace of life back in my sleepy home town in the country side. (Oh’ and to also save a LOT of money!) After a year and a half of commuting and trying … Continue reading Taking a city detox

Interning: how to get more out of it than just making tea or photocopying

Whether you decided to not go to university (like me) or you have a degree, the reality in most industries, especially fashion, is that you are going to start your career as an intern. Before I became an intern, that word filled me with dread because in the last few years internships have rightly been … Continue reading Interning: how to get more out of it than just making tea or photocopying