Yellow is the new black

“I’ll wear anything as long as it’s black.” That was my excuse for years. A safety net that morphed my wardrobe in to a giant bruise. Which is fine. Bruise is a strong look – but over time it left…

What Comes Around

No matter how many wardrobe clear outs I have (and trust me, I have them A LOT) there are always a few things that without fail never find themselves in the firing line. They aren’t part of my main wardrobe…

On counter-intuitive dressing

Big boxy shapes are the last thing I should wear, at least if you go by “how to dress for your body shape” guides.  I’m a size 10 and uber busty, so the last thing I should do is wear…

Stripes and High Kicks

I think it’s time that I accept that I’ll never quite get the hang of weather apropriate dressing. After a chilly couple of days I thought it was about time I took my new wool trousers for a spin. Turns…

Surviving the Great British Summer

Being Summer wardrobe ready means being ready for any and all eventualities. Snow in the middle of July? Seems legit. 30 degree weather at the tail end of June? Not unheard of. So what’s a girl to do when she…

Black and Blue No Brainers

We’ve all got our wardrobe no-brainers. The things that we can pull on without much thought or effort and still make a vague imitation of a human being. For me, this means retreating into familiar bruise coloured palettes, boxy shapes…

Braid bars and Clutch Bags

It’s bank holiday weekend and while sitting in bed and binge watching Grey’s Anatomy is tempting (super tempting) you’ll be doing yourself a huge disservice. Glasgow is essentially turning it out at the moment, what with the launch of a…

LFW Day 2 OOTD Black and Blue

Best part of fashion week? Somerset House. Shows are great for seeing how clothes move but they really are a blink and you miss it kind of affair. Meeting the designers, getting to see the collection up close and feel…

The Bomb(er) and other stories

Let’s face it, there are some classics that just belong in your wardrobe a good leather, an excellent trench and of course the perfect bomber. Ever since last fashion week and seeing “Bus Girl” (that’s her name) in a tea…