Oh Mann.

Spending a few days on the Isle of Man: fresh air, coastal views and ever changing skies. Not owning a sensible weather-proof, walking coat I packed vintage and strong lippy, hoping for the best.


New: Clarks Glick Darby (aubergine) brogues; Top Shop electric blue sparkle ankle socks; Revlon 'Fire and Ice' lipstick from Boots and knickers model's own.

Preloved: vintage Frank Russell Original by Mansfield jade green wool coat; Marks and Spencer Autograph shirt; Top Shop Breton 3/4 sleeve, boat-neck tee; men's Wrangler button-fly jeans; grey bangle and Stand Up To Cancer digital watch all Cancer Research UK finds.

CJ x

For the best of local ingredients, beautifully presented I headed to Samphire Bistro & Restaurant, Douglas, go if you are visiting the Island or are lucky enough to live near by.