teastained Lil

where shopping is back in fashion

Those shoes weren't always red, you know? So when the Wizard of Oz was magic-wanded into colour, those clever ol' Hollywood honchos realised that Dorothy needed to pack a sartorial, and colourful, punch so a last-minute decision meant that her then silver shoes would be changed to red. Well, there you go, you learn something new every day.

And they were on to something; life in colour is, well, more colourful...it's the difference between a bacon sandwich with no ketchup to one with; colour kind of makes you that ‘I'm here' sticker on your personal map! Here's our best picks of ‘the red shoe' moment, enjoy...


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Sundae Sue

Sometimes you need an outfit to do the talking and if this could talk, it would say one of the following: Picnic? Al fresco cocktail? Champagne brunch? Twirling around on green hilltops, anyone? Here's a dress that epitomises all that the delightful sunshine and summer season brings us - indulge a colour on each wear: coral flats, mustard saddle bag, navy wedges - the choice is yours...



Playing it safe doesn't have to be in the form of an LBD. Play it safe in this gorgeous Coraline dress. A gentle pop of colour that will suit your sitting-in-the-park-at-lunch-time tan ready for that wedding invite or - perhaps with a navy blazer - for that ‘oh, it's just smart-cas' daytime ‘thing' you've got.

Remember when you were asked which part of the Neopolitan ice cream you wanted and you thought: errr, all of them. Colour can have a profound effect on us all - so whether you want a bold choice, a serene choice, a bright choice or a subtle choice, live life in colour...
— teastained Lil