November, 2011

Review: Nanoblur Optical Cream

Nanoblur is possibly one of the most-hyped beauty products of the year so far: it’s one of those “quick fix” creams, which doesn’t offer long-lasting changes to your appearance, but DOES promise to make you look younger and better while…

OMGCupckaes

And now I will post photos of cupcakes

There comes a time in every blogger’s life when she suddenly feels the need to take a photo of a cupcake and put it on the internet. Apparently that time has now come for me: I am so sorry. And…

green pencil skirt and turtleneck

Dressember: are you in?

This is what I’ve been wearing lately: (Skirt, Topshop; turtleneck, Primark; boots, River Island; enormous hair,  Amber’s own.) I mean, not this exact outfit EVERY day, obviously. I don’t have a wardrobe filled with seven identical green pencil skirts and…

how to make money blogging

How to Make Money Blogging

A few quick tips to help you make money blogging… How to make money blogging: my tips One of the side-effects of blogging for a living is that, after a while, people start to assume that you know what you’re…

Glossybox November 2011

Hey, Dollfaces! I’m currently laid up with a heavy cold, so I hope you’ll forgive a very lazy post, the purpose of which is simply to show you the contents of this month’s Glossybox, which was a very welcome surprise…

green mini skirt

Size Zero, my ass

This skirt is a UK size 6, which, for the benefit of my transatlantic readers, roughly corresponds to a US size 0: I say “roughly”.  The size charts will normally equate US0 to a UK4 (which is a largely mythical…

polka dot dress red boots

A short rant about hemlines

You see this dress, readers? This dress is from the Topshop Tall collection. Yes, TALL. For women of 5″9 and above. I am not tall. In fact, I’m just a smidge under 5″4 (that “smidge” is important, by the way….

Ghost in Glasses

Y’all from the city?

Folks, I’d like to introduce you to the new man in my life: It’s Terry, the slack jawed yokel! Handsome brute, isn’t he? Don’t you just LOVE his hat?   Weird thing, though… when I was editing these photos, I…

dark-lake

Caught some grief from a fallin’ leaf

Caught some grief from a falling leaf As she tumbled down to the dirty ground Said I shoulda put her back there if I could But everyone needs a better day And I’m trying to find me a better way…