2013

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Twenty Thirteen

It was a funny old year. And not always in the “LOLZ” sense, either. I’ll be honest: for the first six months of 2013,…

gold river island sequin skirt

The Season of the Skirt

[Skirt: River Island; sweater: Vero Moda; shoes: Dune; sunglasses: Marc by Marc Jacobs*] My in-laws are going to be spending Christmas at Terry’s brother’s…

Scottish fashion blog

Gran Caffè

Yes, it’s another photo-overload folks: sorry! This Sunday, my sister-in-law, Jolene, invited Terry and I to afternoon tea with her and Terry’s brother, John….

season's greetings

Paint It Black

♥ Coast ‘Luxe’ coat c/o Coast ♥ Topshop boots  ♥ New Look Belt ♥ vintage brooch (gift)  ♥ House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’ sunglasses So,…

winter-floral-dress

Winter Florals

[♥ Dress F&F c/o Tesco ♥ Shoes: Ted Baker 'Mayter' c/o Sarenza ♥ Clutch: Dune] Last week, the people at Tesco asked me to style…

november

100 Days of Snow

They’re predicting 100 days of snow, people. The worst winter in sixty years, apparently. And by “they”, I’m not referring to our doom-mongering neighbours…

Forever Amber UK fashion blog: retro autumn outfit

The Super Spy Dress

[Wearing: Heartbreaker Super Spy dress in blue c/o BettyLicious | New Look shoes and belt | Dune studded clutch bag] I really wish I had…

wall

Walls come tumbling down

“HEEEEERREEE’S TERRRRY!” Well, it happened, folks: and no, I don’t mean we went to another Halloween party, dressed as characters from The Shining. I…

That Time of Year

TERRY: So, I’ve been thinking about my Halloween costume for this year, and what I thought was… ME: …that we could go as the…

I believe in pink

When the people at Zalando contacted me a couple of weeks ago, and asked me if I’d like to choose something from their website,…

garden makeover

You asked for it.

When I blogged about not having anything to blog about earlier this week, some of you were kind enough to say that you’re willing…

countryside in Autumn

Lately

Well, folks, it looks like that wardrobe crisis I keep mentioning (and which is still very much ongoing), has given birth to a small…

My new obsession…

… is with jelly ballet flats. Trust me when I tell you I’m every bit as surprised by this development as you probably are….

What Would Audrey Do?

Well, I’m still in the middle of my wardrobe crisis, as you can probably tell by the ever-present black trousers, which are basically all…

The September Issue

September always seems to prompt a clothing crisis for me. It’s not that I have nothing to wear. I mean, I think it’s pretty…

My Kingdom for a Horse

As I mentioned in one of my last posts, when we moved house, we also moved from a large town to a small village….

visiting Viscaya house, Miami

Vizcaya

All of the new-house excitement has meant that my usual Post-Holiday Blues haven’t been nearly as bad this year as they usually are, but…

green full skirt

The Biltmore

In a change to our scheduled “I Am The Only Person in the World Who Has Ever Moved House” programming, here are some photos…

Skeletons in the attic

Well, the packing has started and the shelves are bare. Actually, to be completely honest, my shoes are literally the ONLY things I’ve packed…

The Simple Things

Things have been pretty hectic around here lately, so fashion has been taking a bit of a back-seat. Because of that, I was particularly…

Third Time Lucky

(Champagne in the sunshine on Friday evening. Also pictured: tiny aircraft. Hai, tiny aircraft!) When I go on vacation, I always seem to come…

Goodnight Miami

(OK, so most of these photos were actually taken in Key Largo and Naples – you don’t get to see the sun sink into…

Parisian hotel

Bienvenido a Miami

Well, we made it to Miami. I’m still functioning on UK time, our flight was full of Others, and I’m pretty sure our rental…

blue 50s style dress

Not in Kansas Any More

[Dress: ASOS (last year) | Shoes: Charlotte Russe (ancient) | sunglasses: eBay] These aren’t the best photos of me ever taken, partly because direct…

Pretty Dress Company pencil dress

Summer in the City

[Dress: Pretty Dress Company (last year) | Shoes: River Island (old) | Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs*] I feel like I have to apologise…

polka dot dress

Formulaic

[Dress: ASOS (last year) | Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Belt: vintage | Sunglasses: House of Harlow] When I was putting this outfit together (Which…

summer field

OMG-Day

We didn’t get it. The buyer decided to go with the other property she was considering (That makes it sound simpler than it actually…

red Tibi skirt and white shirt

Highland Fling

[Skirt: Tibi*// Shirt: George Kids // Scarf: Primark // Sunglasses: eBay // Shoes: Studio TMLS c/o Sarenza // Backdrop: Dunkeld House Hotel c/o Hilton…

mint jeans and lemon cardigan

April Flowers

[Trousers and scarf: H&M (2012)  (this season's trousers here) // cardigan: Forever 21 (2011 - similar here) // Shoes: Christian Louboutin] Don’t worry, I haven’t…

Forever 21 polka dot pants

Polka dot pants

Trousers: Forever 21 (sold out but similar here) // Sweater: thrifted // shoes: Primark // Bag: vintage c/o my mum’s closet // Sunglasses: House…

green dress

What I Wish I Was Wearing

[Dress: Dorothy Perkins, 2010 // Shoes: New Look (ancient) // Sunglasses: House of Harlow] There are currently 58 unpublished posts sitting in the drafts…

Amber and Rubin

In the bag

[Jacket: New Look (old) // Trousers: H&M, 2012 // Shoes: Dune c/o Sarenza // Bag: City Shopper c/o Florian London // White fur coat: Rubin's own]…

Forever Amber | Beauty blog for redheads and pale skinned people

Hello, Dollface readers!

Well, folks, it looks like my house isn’t the only thing I’m (possibly, hopefully, maybe) leaving behind this year: last week I also made…

retro style cat eye glasses

Rose coloured glasses

Remember back in January, when I whined a bit about how much I hate wearing glasses, and how no one other than my immediate…

mustard yellow 50s skirt with pockets

In like a lion

Skirt: H&M 2012 | Sweater: Ralph Lauren (gift) | Shoes: Topshop, 2011 | Sunglasses: House of Harlow Well, who would’ve thought yellow, of all…

redhead in black low-backed dress with large messy bun

Back to Black

[Dress: Karen Millen 2010 (competition prize) // Boots: Topshop 2010 // Gloves: gifted // Sunglasses: House of Harlow] Well, at least if I ever…

Forever Amber

Leather and lace

[Lace skirt: River Island // sweater: Ralph Lauren (gift) // faux fur scarf: ASOS // Boots: Sam Edelman* // Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs*]…

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Cut-Price Pin-Up

Dress: Missguided c/o MoneySupermarket.com // Belt: New Look // Shoes: Office (c/o) // Sunglasses: House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’ // Nude fishnet tights: Accessorize //…

black and white dress

The Black and White Days

[Dress: River Island (2012) // Top: Primark // Boots: Topshop (2011) // Bag: vintage, c/o my mum’s closet // sunglasses: House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’…