Tag Archives: smart

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…

Yeah, baby! Street Scenes and 70s Sass

It’s official, ladies- the 70s trend is not going anywhere.

I was hesitant to join on the retro bandwagon, but this is a style that has grown on me massively over the past year or so, especially retro jumpsuits. I searched EVERYWHERE to find a 70s-style denim jumpsuit- this flared number certainly didn’t disappoint. Read more…

Lady in Red: My favourite new season buy

I’m an outfit planner. I usually have a list of items waiting to be purchased when the student loan comes in, but occasionally an item will come along that throws all my purchase plans out the window.

This glorious red trench was definitely one of those items. 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…

Wear With Flare: Tackling new silhouettes

No matter how hard the catwalk tries to push wide leg trousers on us, we remain fixated on a skinny fit. And as much as I love my spray-on skinnies, I thought I would embrace this new shape- and was surprisingly pleased with the results. Read more…

Maximise Your Assets: You’re never too short for a maxi dress

In my mid teens, I was of the firm belief that any dress longer than just below my butt was too long. I loved to show off my legs and- at a teeny 5’2″- I thought the only way to do this was to wear the shortest hemlines possible. Not so.

The fact is, short girls can wear maxi lengths- you just have to be clever about how you do it. Read more…

Make Mine Denim: Playing with fabrics

Denim boots, you say? Denim? In case you hadn’t realised already, anything goes at Twenty-Something City.

I decided to experiment with textures and fabrics for a unique look. Read more…