• Daisybutter

    Daisybutter is an oddly titled style journal by Michelle Chai. Combining the fun and fervour of being an impulse buying journalist and copywriter, with reflective oddments that lead to buyers' remorse.


  • 24 Hours at The Sanderson, London

    Hours Sanderson, London

    When it came to celebrating a year together last week, my boyfriend and I were at a little of a loss of what to do. Whilst I’m a fan of marking milestones, it... Read more

    Posted on 23 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Wild at Heart

    Wild Heart

    I’ve got to say: you can’t beat England in the sunshine. That misplaced gratitude for a sparkle of sunlight in June when most countries enjoy that shit for... Read more

    Posted on 21 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Lhr ➳ Cph

    Babybutter and I are headed to the capital of Hygge, the most dreamy city of all in which to live in: Copenhagen! Our itinerary features cinnamon buns aplenty, ... Read more

    Posted on 20 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Up, up and Away with Kipling!

    Away with Kipling!

    - THIS IS A PAID-FOR POST - Although it feels like I’ve just returned from my whirlwind weekend in Marseille and a staycation in London earlier this week, it’s... Read more

    Posted on 19 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Sundaze 54


    First and foremost, a very happy Father’s Day to your Papas today! I’m writing this post from my bedroom, cross-legged in no trousers, post-Father’s Day walk an... Read more

    Posted on 18 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • 365

    Here’s to more and more years of the best breakfasts in beds, of quiet and slow mornings filled with laughter and silly games and scaring each other behind... Read more

    Posted on 15 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • To Inspire


    The other evening, whilst on one of my 2am finishes, I ended up one of those strange thought spirals that culminate in you questioning the meaning of life and o... Read more

    Posted on 14 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • What I’m Watching Lately

    What Watching Lately

    Over the May Bank Holiday weekend, I got up to: nothing. I enjoyed a glorious two-day weekend of watching various anime series and Netflix dramas in an equally... Read more

    Posted on 12 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Everyday Magic

    Everyday Magic

    It seems impossible at the moment, given the political climate and overarching unease in my beautiful home country, not to discuss the General Election in the U... Read more

    Posted on 10 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • What I Do


    Although I’ve written several posts about freelancing and how to survive the world as a freelancer, I’m not sure that I’ve ever written candidly about what... Read more

    Posted on 08 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • 10 Gift Ideas for Father’s Day

    Gift Ideas Father’s

    My favourite memories as a child are those of Mondays. Six hours at school would fly by in a haze of daisy-chain making, pretending to be a Spice Girl in the... Read more

    Posted on 06 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Sundaze 53


    Another week over and a fresh month to play with! This week has been jam-packed with all sorts of things: it’s the type of week that leaves freelancers’... Read more

    Posted on 04 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Farmers’ Market Mornings

    Farmers’ Market Mornings

    On this morning in the South of France, we feasted on fresh pastries from the local boulangerie on a beachfront cafe terrace. We sipped cappuccinos and freshly... Read more

    Posted on 02 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • My June To-Do List

    June To-Do List

    Holy moly. We are halfway through the year. And usually, I’d be terrified but, you know what? I’m feeling good. As I read back through last month’s to-do list, ... Read more

    Posted on 01 June 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Learning Self-Confidence

    Learning Self-Confidence

    As a twenty-something with a larger influence than most - well, online anyway! - self-confidence is a subject that I’ve been meaning to explore more on this blo... Read more

    Posted on 30 May 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Sundaze 52


    In the face of adversityThis week, I take a break from usual programming to share a few words with you following the devastating acts of terror in Manchester,... Read more

    Posted on 28 May 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Minnie in Marseille

    Minnie Marseille

    Hel-LO Friday! It’s been… quite a week for us here in England. A terror attack in the city of Manchester truly devastated the country and the world in ways I... Read more

    Posted on 26 May 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • The Daisybutter City Guide to Marseille

    Daisybutter City Guide Marseille

    The South of France is a completely new destination for me. I grew up flitting from my home in England to our apartment in Hong Kong and to our holiday house... Read more

    Posted on 25 May 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Food, a Token of Hong Kong’s Identity

    Food, Token Hong Kong’s Identity

    Whenever I mention my stint of living in Hong Kong, I’m met with a handful of reactions, one of which is usually ‘OMG THE FOOD’. Read more

    Posted on 24 May 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE
  • Cinéma A.B.C.

    Cinéma A.B.C.

    How many times in a week, a month, a year do you pinch yourself and seriously contemplate whether you’re living in an adorably alternative Disneyland universe? Read more

    Posted on 22 May 2017 FASHION, LIFESTYLE