December, 2011

forever-amber

White Christmas

(Dress, Closet; shoes, Kurt Geiger) Happy Christmas, everyone! War is over! Oh no, wait, wrong song… This year I was dreaming of a White Christmas, and by that I mean “a white dress”. Well, I wouldn’t have been talking about…

Skirt and Shoes

Happy Christmas Eve-Eve!

(Skirt, ASOS; Shoes, Giuseppe Zanotti c/o Shopbop; top, ancient, no idea) Wow, ever since I realised I have nothing to post about here any more, I’ve been posting a LOT, huh? I bet you’re all thinking, “God, I hope Amber’s…

The Claw is My Hand

Tea With the Queen

After yesterday’s post, in which I worried needlessly about what to wear to tea with the Queen – and in other, entirely fictional scenarios –  I spent far too much time thinking about it, and I figured maybe something like…

Forever Amber

Grandad Pants

(Grandad pants and cardigan, H&M; sweater, Zara; shoes, French Connection c/o Spartoo) Ever since I fell off the Dressember bandwagon, I’ve had absolutely no idea what else to write about here, so I’m just going to keep blogging my outfits,…

Thierry Mugler Womanity Eau de Parfum

This bottle of Thierry Mugler’s ‘Womanity’ dropped through my door a couple of weeks ago, and I’ve been trying to work out what I think of it ever since. As regular readers will know, describing scents is not my strong…

red shoes tripe skirt

Conversation Stopper

(Skirt, Primark; sweater, thrifted; shoes, Kurt Geiger c/o Idealo.co.uk) Yesterday I got my hair cut and… HOLD IT! STOP RIGHT THERE, you, with your finger poised upon the red cross at the top right of your browser. Yes, I see…

T-Day

Happy T-Day

It may just be December 15th to everyone else, but for us it will always be T-Day. Today is the 6th anniversary of Terry’s kidney transplant. Which means that even although it’s cold and miserable and wet outside, we have…

spots n' stripes

They paved the parking lot, put up paradise

(Dress, Dorothy Perkins (sold out); Shoes, French Connection c/o Spartoo) Last summer, workmen dramatically tore down the old office building I used to work in, and started building a gigantic Primark in its place. It was kind of like the…

Review: MAC Fluidline Gel Liner

As you can probably see from the state of the box, this little tub of MAC Fluidline Eye-Liner Gel has seen better days. That’s because I use it a lot. This wasn’t always the case, though. You see, this is actually…

polka dot dress and red high heels

The Red Shoes

DRESSEMBER, DAY, 11 Dress, Stop Staring; Shoes, Office, c/o. Idealo.co.uk Yesterday was the 11th anniversary of my first “date” with Terry. Of course, yesterday was also a work day, so we decided to do our celebrating on Sunday instead, with…

SHOES

Hurricane Amber

DRESSEMBER, Day 7 Dress, ASOS; scarf, H&M; shoes, Kurt Geiger c/o Idealo.co.uk)  So, are you all suitably impressed that I haven’t complained about the weather yet? Even although the OMGSNOW came last week, and on day one, all everyone could…

Black platform stilettos

Don’t follow leaders, watch your parking meters

DRESSEMBER, Day 7 Dress, Zara;  scarf, River Island; cardigan, Topshop; bag, Marc by Marc Jacobs (c/o Shopbop); shoes, New Look OK, so, after the blatant cheatiness of my first Dressember post,  and the lateness of my second, you will no…