The prize for the prettiest press showcase this season has to go to Matalan. Who would not like to wonder into a showroom full of pretty pastels, fresh flowers and scented by Diptyque candles while you're serves mini canapés and cakes, fresh lemonade and tea in delicate china cups?!
I totally forgot to mention the bunches of balloons and the carousel horse, didn't I?!
I love this thick knit light summer jumper. It reminded me of this cream one my mother used to wear in the summer for years until it got too tatty and my father and I made her throw it away!
A much as I loved these 'Sorbet' shades, I was starting to get a little worried. They are lovely to look at, but we all know I'm a dark colour kind of girl!
Oh, good! The Primitive collection was much more up my street!
I don't really go in for prints, but I really liked this dress, maybe because the print was so clean and simple, and not too repetitive and busy?
Some of the bags were lovely and perfectly on trend - great if you like to regularly change your handbag so don't want to splash out on a designer piece.
Chloe-esque bright leather tote bags get me very excited.
Their home collections were my favourite part of the showcase. They made me wish I had my own place to decorate!
My favourite collection was the nautical one. I love the whole by the seaside feel of it, reminded me of being in a exceptionally well decorated beach house!
I love these glass bottles. They use them quite regularly in lots of different resturants to serve the table water in my are of France.
Their patio collection got me excited for summer again, always my favourite season - is it bad I'm already looking forward to sitting outside with a glass of wine an a good book in France while I wait for my Dad to hurry up with the barbecue when it is only November?!
I loved the goldfish and the shellfish on these plates - perfect for a picnic!