Tag Archives: outfit ideas

Blogger Twenty-Something City at The Shore Leith Edinburgh

Mermaids don’t have thigh gaps: embracing my curves

We all have body hang ups. Even though I seem very self-confident on my blog with all my crazy outfits, sometimes I too struggle with the way I look.

But I’m a big believer in facing my insecurities head on. I may not have a thigh gap these days, but heck, neither do mermaids. And I am aaaaaall about the mermaid life! Read more…

Advertisements
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…

How to find your own style: reflecting on my fashion choices

This month I’ve had so many compliments on my outfits, both in person and online.  I’m always super flattered when people rate my style, yet equally I feel surprised that they find my look so ‘out there’. After all, I’m just being me.

But I’ve realised that for many people, finding the confidence to dress how they want is not easy. Here are my tips for finding what works for you (as well as some of my favourite looks to date).

Read more…

Nail the sales: what to buy now to wear into autumn

For me, sales are a minefield. At this time of year all I want to buy is sparkly festival-themed items and light summer dresses, despite having no festival or holiday plans (cry).

But to really nail the sales, it’s important to think ahead. Here’s my pick of what bargains to buy now that will serve you well into autumn. Read more…

Summer is here! A glorious day in Covent Garden

Finally, summer is here! In Scotland it was rare to have a ‘proper’ summer, but recently in London it’s been a real scorcher.

A trip to Covent Garden served as the perfect opportunity to show off my new favourite sun dress. Read more…

A modern classic: Wearing vintage monochrome

I’ve always been cautious of monochrome. It can feel a bit ‘businessy’.

But it can also look really classy. Inspired by retro Chanel, I put this look together for a sophisticated afternoon tea in Paddington.

Read more…