Westminster: Theresa May's Week

13.7.19

A busy week in Westminster- here's a recap of what Theresa May has been up to.


On Monday, the PM visited the NATO Maritime HQ to say thank you to members of the armed services. May wore her olive Piazza Sempione blazer, flared cropped trousers and a pair of leopard kitten heels.

On Tuesday, May was at Number 10 for Cabinet and other meetings. She wore her purple Daniel Blake suit, the leopard Charlotte Olympia Kitty heels and the silver chain necklace and bracelet from Amanda Wakeley.


Later in the day she hosted private receptions and welcomed Cindy McCain to Number 10. May wore her bright blue Amanda Wakeley shift dress, a pink and blue Ballsmania necklace from Mirta Bijoux and the Rosebud heels from Russell & Bromley.


On Wednesday, the PM took part in Prime Minister's Questions. May wore her new Notch Collar coat in angelica green wool herringbone from Daniel Blake, a white dress, a green wooden necklace and a pair of snakeskin kitten heels.



And on Thursday, May was at Number 10 and in her constituency. She wore her new baby blue Daniel Blake tailored jacket and trousers, the Delicious leopard flats from Russell & Bromley and a plastic blue necklace from Jaeger. 


Brussels, Stirling and Poland: Theresa May's Week

6.7.19

From Brussels to Poland, here's a recap of Theresa May's busy week.

On Monday and Tuesday, the PM was in Brussels for the European Council meeting. Theresa May wore her white safari dress from Daniel Blake and the Humbug teal kitten heels from Russell & Bromley on the first day, and selected the purple Piazza Sempione dress on the second day.

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Wednesday saw Theresa May head to the Commons for Prime Minister's Questions. She wore the black and grey 3/4 length coat from Daniel Blake and a neon yellow blouse, keeping it simple with her jewel encrusted black flats from Russell & Bromley.

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And in the evening, the PM was at the Conservative Summer Party at the Hurlingham Club. May wore a black and lapis evening gown from Amanda Wakeley and a new Pearlmoon bag from Russell & Bromley.




On Thursday, May travelled to Stirling to deliver a speech on the union. She wore her navy Escada skirt suit, teaming it with an oversized chain necklace and the navy kitten heels from Russell & Bromley.

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And on Friday, May was in Poland for the Western Balkans Summit. She kept it cool in her striped Paule Ka jacket, teaming it with black trousers and a pair of leopard bow flats from Russell & Bromley.

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G20 Osaka: Theresa May's Week

29.6.19


From PMQs to the G20 in Osaka, here's a recap of Theresa May's week.

On Monday, Theresa May hosted a reception for diabetes charities at Number 10. May wore her orange Nehru jacket by Daniel Blake.

On Tuesday, the PM welcomed the President of Iraq to Number 10. May wore her blue Orchid skirt suit by Daniel Blake, teaming it with the Rosehip kitten heels from Russell & Bromley.

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On Wednesday, May took part in PMQs before heading off to the G20 in Osaka, Japan. She turned to Blake again, wearing her grey pinstripe suit and black kitten heels.

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Flying overnight to Japan, the Mays arrived in Osaka. Rainy weather didn't dampen spirits, and May wore her Herno raincoat over a her blue military knotch Daniel Blake jacket, a red scarf and her leopard Charlotte Olympia kitten heels.

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And on Friday, May met with world leaders including Prime Minister Abe and President Trump. The PM wore her orange Daniel Blake skirt suit and a pair of black kitten heels.

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And on Friday, the PM attended the second day of the G20 Summit. She wore her black and white patterned Amanda Wakeley jacket, black trousers and her leopard Charlotte Olympia Kitty heels. 



PMQs and the EU: Theresa May's Week

22.6.19


From the weekly PMQs session to a trip to Brussels, here's a recap of Theresa May's week.

On Monday, the Prime Minister was announced more support for mental health services, and held a roundtable with mental health and community leaders.

She also welcomed Afghanistan's President to Number 10 and Colombia's President - a busy day for diplomatic affairs! The PM wore her new baby blue trouser suit from Daniel Blake, teaming it with the leopard Kitty kitten heels from Charlotte Olympia and an oversized necklace.


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On Wednesday, the PM attended Prime Minister's Questions. It was back to a classic outfit, with May wearing a navy shift dress, teal coat from Hobbs and navy kitten heels from Russell & Bromley. She also debuted a new oversized blue necklace. Colour coordination at its best!

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And on Thursday, May attended a memorial service for Lord Haywood at Westminster Abbey with four former Prime Minister's. She wore her cobalt Amanda Wakeley dress (available here!) navy kitten heels from Russell & Bromley and the BallsMania seasonal necklace from Mirta Bijoux.


Later in the day May flew to Brussels for an EU Council meeting.

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TechEast and Geneva: Theresa May's Week

15.6.19

From opening London Tech Week to delivering a speech on modern slavery in Geneva, here's a recap of Theresa May's week.

Monday saw the PM address the London Tech Week conference. May wore her ice blue blazer and the metallic blue Mirta Bijoux Balls necklace and bracelet.

On Tuesday the PM was in Geneva to deliver a speech at the ILO International Labour Conference on ending modern slavery. May wore her navy Escada skirt suit with a garnet jewelled necklace and the Curve heels from Russell & Bromley. She also met with the Prime Minister of Nepal at Number 10.

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On Wednesday May visited Imperial College as part of the announcement that the UK government will commit to the target to end the country’s contribution to climate change to almost zero by 2050.

Later in the day she took part in the weekly Prime Minister's Questions. She wore her navy Military Knotch jacket from Daniel Blake.

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And on Thursday we had a new outfit debut! May wore an acid yellow blouse from Daniel Blake, pairing it with a black and grey tailored coat from the London designer.



Theresa May's New Mirta Bijoux Necklace

10.6.19


We know that Theresa May has many Mirta Bijoux necklaces in her wardrobe, and she's added a new one!

The Italian brand has aptly named the collection after the Prime Minister, and May has worn the new oval shaped necklace in bright blue several times over the past few weeks. Available in 6 colour ways and some other striking styles, it's a great seasonal accessory that works well with a crisp white shirt and blazer as well as a dress.

See the full collection and other great pieces from the May line here. 

Theresa May's Week: Marking D Day 75 and President Trump's Visit

8.6.19


The Prime Minister was in Portsmouth and Normandy this week to mark the 75th Anniversary of the D Day Landings. Here's a recap of her week.

On Monday, the Prime Minister welcomed President Trump to London on the first day of his state visit. Meeting at Buckingham Palace for the state dinner, May wore a black evening gown by Amanda Wakeley. We last saw this in 2016 - and with a back zip and intricate cut out detailing it is certainly a stand-out piece! The PM teamed it with a gold clutch bag and red suede heels.


On Tuesday, May hosted President Trump at Number 10. The President and Prime Minister attended a roundtable with business leaders before holding a joint press conference. Following this they visited the Churchill War Rooms.  May wore her bright blue Orchid skirt suit from Daniel Blake, the Amanda Wakeley oversized silver chain necklace and bracelet and the Rosebud kitten heels from Russell & Bromley.

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Later in the evening May attended a black tie dinner at the American Ambassador's Residence.

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And on Wednesday, May travelled to Portsmouth for the first part of the D Day 75 commemorations. May wore a white shift dress and a new piece by Daniel Blake - the Notch Collar Coat, in Wool Herringbone, Angelica Green. She debuted a new fascinator from Liz Felix and accessorised with a pair of snakeskin kitten heels.



Waving off the veterans as they sailed to Normandy, May wore another new Blake creation - a baby blue pantsuit. We love it!



On Thursday the PM remained in Normandy, laying the cornerstone of the British Normandy Memorial in Ver-sur-Mer. She also visited the Bayeux Cemetery, participating in a memorial service and meeting veterans. May wore an ivory and white Amanda Wakeley linen dress and jacket, and the ivory Rosebud kitten heels from Russell & Bromley. She wore another hat by Liz Felix.




Westminster, Paris and Bristol: Theresa May's Week

18.5.19


From Westminster to Paris, here's a recap of Theresa May's week.

On Tuesday, the PM welcomed Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of NATO to Number 10. She wore her great new Cobalt Colour Shift Dress by Amanda Wakeley for the meeting, teaming it with the navy Twiggy kitten heels from Russell & Bromley.


On Wednesday, May took part in the weekly Prime Minister's Questions. She wore her new Asymmetric Collar Suit In Spring Orange by London based tailor Daniel Blake, accessorising with the Amanda Wakeley oversized silver chain necklace and bracelet and the Curve heels from Russell & Bromley.

Later in the day May went to Paris to take part in the Christchurch Call Summit.



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And on Friday, May was in Bristol to campaign for the EU Elections. She wore her white Piazza Sempione jacket, teaming it with black trousers, the Charlize black and silver loafers and an oversized string of pearls.

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A Week in Westminster: Theresa May's Week

11.5.19


From PMQs to celebrating Vaisakhi, here's a recap of Theresa May's week.

On Wednesday, the PM took part in weekly Prime Minister's Questions. May wore her navy Escada suit and accessorised with the oversized Amanda Wakeley chain necklace and bracelet. May also wore her navy Curve heels from Russell & Bromley.



Later in the day she held a meeting of the serious violence taskforce and celebrated Vaisakhi at Number 10.


On Thursday, May welcomed the Libyan Prime Minister to Number 10. She wore her black and white Escada colour block blazer and an oversized gold necklace. 

Wales and Scotland: Theresa May's Week

4.5.19

From two party conferences in Wales and Scotland, here's a recap of Theresa May's week.


Theresa May started the week with a dinner at The Goring with other female Cabinet members. The PM wore a new dress for this private event - the Cobalt Colour Shift Dress by Amanda Wakeley.


On Wednesday, May was back in the Commons for Prime Minister's Questions. She wore our favourite Daniel Blake navy military Knotch jacket with navy trousers and the Curve heels from Russell & Bromley.


And on Thursday, May welcomed Iceland's Prime Minister to Number 10. She wore the purple Orchid Daniel Blake suit and the leopard kitten heels from Charlotte Olympia.


She also hit the local election trail, voting at her local polling station, switching to jeans and a Herno jacket.

Friday saw the PM address both the Welsh and Scottish Party conferences. May wore a white Peserico blazer with black trousers and the Charlize flats from Russell & Bromley. She accessorised with a blue Mirta Bijoux Balls necklace and bracelet.

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Belfast and Lancashire: Theresa May's Week

27.4.19


Parliamentarians and the Prime Minister returned to Westminster this week following the Easter recess. Here's a quick recap of Theresa May's week.

The PM travelled to Belfast on Wednesday to attend the funeral of murdered journalist Lyra McKee. May wore her navy Amanda Wakeley tailored skirt suit and the Twiggy kitten heels from Russell & Bromley.

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On Thursday, May was in Lancashire ahead of the local elections and also visiting Leisure Box. The PM wore her black Origami Daniel Blake jacket with trousers, teaming it with the red suede LK Bennett kitten heels and a silver bar necklace.

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Prime Ministerial Favourites: Mirta Bijoux

23.4.19


We all know that the Prime Minister loves an oversized necklace, and perhaps her ultimate favourite is the Ballsmania collection from Mirta Bijoux.


When she came to office, the PM had one navy Ballsmania necklace. She wore it frequently with a sky blue coat from Hobbs and a navy shift dress - the perfect pairing! Since then, her collection has grown - and we've counted another 7 additions to the mix.

From classic black to a standout metallic blue, the Ballsmania necklaces (and bracelets!) are providing a welcome pop of colour and sass to May's outfits. And at a time where every discussion seems to be on Brexit, it's a welcome distraction to chat about some serious accessorising from the Prime Minister.



So what's cool about these particular necklaces? The versatility of these pieces are what first struck me. We've seen the PM wear hers in the Commons Chamber and when out and about in her Maidenhead constituency - as well as when visiting countries as part of her official duties. They look great with a formal dress and also paired with a casual tee shirt and jeans.

There are 100 colour combinations in the collection to try, and each item is handmade to the highest standards using non toxic colours and no nickel.




Politics doesn't have to be all about policy, and with voters wanting to understand the personal behind the public face, fashion is a great way to tell that story. May has embraced this, and despite being a private person, uses her great sense of style to show that she likes to have fun with what she wears. Her quirky taste in jewellery is just one way she does this, and her Mirta pieces are some of our personal favourites.

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Whether it's a fantastic coat, sassy shoes or some really cool jewellery- May knows how to make an impression!

Which are your favourite Mirta Bijoux Ballsmania items? Let me know in the comments. And a big thank you to Mirta Bijoux for sending me two of the Ballsmania items to try and style!


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