Thanking one's mother for all she's done for you over the years is always a good idea. It makes her feel cherished, and only strengthens the bond between mother and child even further. If you've left it too late to buy a pressie, here are some ideas from the London Local Team makers, including a scarf from yours truly – a lovely square scarf in blue and yellow.
P—'s wife S—commissioned this geometric blue and yellow tie as a birthday present a couple of years ago. She's sent me this photograph saying he loves it and wears it often – and I am glad to see he styles it so well with a grey shirt and trousers.
Wear a statement necklace with red clothes, and it can be off-putting – you could end up looking like a pillar box with baubles on, after all... when chosen carefully, a red outfit can make a real style statement, and when its fire-engine shade is accentuated with pale shades and vibrant accessories, that bright red doesn't seem so daunting after all. Caution: this style may invite fulsome compliments. Clockwise from top left: red camisole by Topshop / red bootcut trousers by Gucci / green Murano bead necklace by Arati Devasher / turquoise earrings by Pearly Karpel / lipstick by Nars / bracelets by Oscar Bijoux...
Grey seems to be the colour of the season but this Stella McCartney 'sweatshirt' is anything but bland. Pair with sleek accessories and a pop of colour at the neck and on the hand to complete the subtle elegance of the look grey sweatshirt by Stella McCartney / antique emerald and diamond ring by Heritage d'France / green Murano bead necklace by Arati Devasher / grey tote by Givenchy / black boots by Aldo Get the necklace here
T– is from India, and he's a dapper gent. He's sent me this photograph wearing the green scarf I made him, as a casual alternative to a tie. Paired with a classic corduroy shirt and tweed jacket, he's definitely effortlessly stylish.