Tag Archives: casual

Alice of Twenty-Something City in star print shirt dress

Casual wear star buys: why I love shirt dresses

You know what? Most dresses on the High Street right now suck. There, I said it. Nothing feels wearable to me, and the silhouette of the moment is totally wrong for my shape.

But when I found this star print shirt dress I was instantly enamoured. It’s comfy, lightweight, and just a little bit different. Read more…

Be like Audrey: A modern take on 60s style

I am LOVING the warmer weather we’ve been having lately. It’s amazing how a few degrees of heat can provide the opportunity to be much more playful with your outfit.

On that note, let me introduce you to my new favourite dress. Read more…

Girl power! Wearing your heart on your chest

As a 90s kid, I’ve long been a fan of the Spice Girls. But at five, I didn’t realise what their ‘girl power!’ slogan really meant.

These days, however, it’s something that is really important to me. And I love that these days feminism and fashion go hand-in-hand. Read more…

Girl is on fire: life as art

When you blog outfit posts, you’re always on the lookout for good photo spots, so when I discovered this orange wall at the Tate Modern gallery, I knew it was fate.

But with coordination this perfect, I’ve got to ask: did I choose this outfit or did this outfit choose me? Read more…

Day time casual: life beyond sequins

I love all the opulence of festive dressing, from sequins to velvet and every sparkly thing in between.

But I can’t wear sequins all day every day (though I sure try). Recently, I’ve been loving a very bohemian/ indie style vibe when it comes to my day wardrobe. This look may normally be reserved for summer, but with some clever layering you can be a bohemian queen this winter too. Read more…

All in the Details: How to build an outfit with impact

With grey skies, darker nights and general post-summer blues, it can be hard to feel inspired when it comes to fashion right now.

But making a style statement shouldn’t mean spending a fortune on new season looks. In fact, I promise you already have the building blocks for a great outfit already waiting in your wardrobe. Here’s how to find them. Read more…

Earn Your Fashion Badges: The high-end trend

There’s no way you can have missed the patches trend. From jackets to bags and even jewellery, this quirky kitsch look has hit the High Street by storm.

We have Gucci to thank for this. Ever since Alessandro Rochele reinvented the brand’s staple monogrammed bags, budget labels such as Topshop, Zara and New Look have been cashing in on the trend. Thank you, High Street, for letting me join in the fun! Read more…