Monthly Archives: April 2016

Earn Your Stripes: New season dressing

Last week offered the merest glimpse of summer and I, like the rest of Scotland (taps aff!), took the rare opportunity to whip out some of my summer wardrobe.

Since we seem to have been stuck in a murky post-winter gloom all year, I’d felt like I’d forgotten what summer dressing is all about. But thankfully I had a few bright and breezy pieces ready in my wardrobe that nail 4 summer dressing trends in one. Curious? Read on! Read more…

How to Buy Denim (Ft. My Dream Jeans)

Shopping for jeans is a headache. If you’re one of those people who can just pick any old pair from the High Street and look fabulous in them, start counting your blessings.

For months I’ve been looking for new denim to spruce up my casual wardrobe. The criteria? The must be high-waisted, not boring and well-fitting. I finally found them. Read more…

Too Busy to Eat Well? Think Again…

It’s impossible to scroll through Instagram these days without being confronted with colourful Buddha bowls, layered salad jars and the old favourite, poached eggs on toast (who knew avocado was so photogenic?!)

But despite best intentions, eating well can sometimes take second place when you’re trying to get ahead in the career game.

Thankfully, you can kick ass and be healthy. Let me show you how. Read more…

Shop Scottish: A visit to SDX Fashion

What if I told you you could find unique, handmade, limited edition fashion for an affordable price, available in Ocean Terminal?

Well you can, at the newly launched Scottish Design Exchange fashion loft! I took a trip to Leith to check it out. Read more…

A Guide to Accessorising: Dressing up a £15 jumpsuit

I’m terrible for under-accessorising, mainly because I seldom buy any. I’m one of those people who’ll hesitate to spend £40 on a bag I’ll use every day, yet will happily shell out for a dress I’ll only wear a couple of times.

Well no more. You see, accessories are a really great way to create a luxe look on a low budget. Armed with a new Gant belt and a desire to change my ways, I decided to style up this bargain jumpsuit. Read more…