Monthly Archives: September 2015

Generation Game: Dressing for a vintage fair

There’s nothing better than a chilled Saturday catching up with friends, except maybe when that chilled Saturday involves wandering round a vintage fair.

This weekend Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair rolled into Edinburgh at The Assembly Rooms, and I was keen to spend my day off exploring its retro finds. Read more…

How I Got My Job as a Wedding Dress Designer: Interview with Nicole Blair

Continuing the new series of interviews with sorted twenty-somethings is Nicole Blair, a wedding dress designer who owns her own bespoke design company, Blair Designs.

Despite only being 22, Nicole has managed to transform her passion into a profitable business venture and is living her dream. I spoke to her about the design world and the joys (and perils) of being self-employed. Read more…

That 70s Show: Retro styles, autumn colours

I’ve had somewhat of a resistance to 70s styling in the past. Not because I don’t like it- far from it- but because I don’t want to look like every other woman who shops on the High Street.

But a new season brings new designs and some looks are just too good to miss out on. Especially when they come at such a bargain price. Read more…

Back to Baziics: Getting comfy and cosy in Hot!MeSS

These days I have major High Street fatigue, so I love finding new brands on Instagram. One of these is the excellent Hot!MeSS Clothing.

Known for their basics (or Baziics), Hot!MeSS is great for stocking up on sexy yet minimalist pieces. Read more…

White On: My Little White Dress

One of my favourite things about America must surely be Nasty Gal. For years I have coveted their clothes, but I could never justify the postage costs.

So you can imagine my joy when I stumbled upon this Nasty Gal stunner in a thrift shop in Austin. Winning.

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How I Got my Job as a Luxury Retail Merchandiser: Interview with Rachel Glennie

Something new and exciting is happening on the blog- I’m starting a new series where I speak to some sorted twenty-somethings with cool jobs to find out how they got them.

First up is Rachel Glennie, who works as a retail merchandiser for luxury clothing company, Johnstons of Elgin. Read more…

Lady in Red: I’m in love with these PU pants

It was with great sadness that I parted with my favourite black pleather jeans last week. They have served me well over the past few years but unfortunately became, ehem, too small for my ever-increasing butt.

Of course, I was straight on the case to find a replacement pair (or three).

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