how I became a professional blogger

How I Became a Professional Blogger | Part 1

In the very first post of my blogging tips series, Gillian asked me if I’d share the story of how I became a professional blogger, and because I love talking about myself  my last couple of posts in this series…

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Pawsome: absolutely Pawsome

Over the past few weeks, I’ve shown you a beauty box and a lifestyle box. It’s only fair that I show you a doggie box too, isn’t it? Wait, wait: lower your expectations here, folks, it’s NOT a box full…

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Last of the Wiggle Dresses

Well, after a couple of weeks of me sulking around the house and declaring that summer was, like, SO LAST SEASON, the sun decided to grace us with its presence again this week, and I SHOULD THINK SO TOO, AUGUST. It…

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You can never be overdressed or overeducated

Last weekend, my friend Stephanie was in town for a flying visit to the Edinburgh Festival. Last time I saw her, we managed to grab a quick dinner together in London, so this time we decided to grab a slightly…

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OUTFIT | Trashy Diva turquoise florals

OK, so this whole “constant cardigan” thing is just starting to get embarrassing now, isn’t it? I mean, you know how some fashion bloggers do features where they’ll wear a week’s worth of dresses, or a month-long ‘remix’ challenge or…

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Lazy Saturday Morning

  I know Sunday is many people’s official day of rest, but for me it’s all about the Saturday mornings. They’re one of my favourite parts of the week. Mostly because I’m lazy. Sundays are good too, obviously. But Sundays…

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Ready to Rhumble

♥  Green Choies skirt* ♥ Dune shoes and handbag  ♥  Hell Bunny cardigan  ♥  Marc by Marc Jacobs sunglasses*  A couple of months ago, my mum, who has been entering competitions pretty much indiscriminately for years now, announced that her…

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Sleep In Rollers | Review

Well, folks, it rained all weekend (and all of the week that preceded it, actually), so rather than the weekend outfit shots I normally bring you on a Monday, I thought I’d do a quick Sleep In Rollers review instead….

Philosophy The Present

Review |Philosophy The Present Clear Makeup

When I first heard about Philosophy ‘The Present’, my curiosity was well and truly piqued. I mean, just look at what it says on the tube! Philosophy The Present Clear Makeup, £22.50 Hopefully you can read that, but just in…

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Blogging Tips for Beginners

Lately I’ve had a few people ask me for blogging tips for beginners, and as I get this question fairly often, I figured it was time to write the next installment in that “blog tips” series I started to write,…

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Glasgow Science Centre and Tower

After our experience on The London Eye, I’m guessing it’ll come as no surprise to anyone to learn that, no, we absolutely did NOT go up the tower at the Glasgow Science Centre. Nuh-uh. (It’ll be even less of a…

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A French Lifestyle Box from My Little Paris

Another week, another box of tricks to show you! This one is from My Little Paris, and calls itself a “lifestyle box”, as opposed to one of the beauty boxes you’re probably more familiar with. (Well, its makers call it…

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One year ago today…

… we moved into our new house! In some ways, I can’t believe it’s been a year already. The house hasn’t yet lost its feeling of “newness”, and I hope it never does. We still think of it as “the…

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The Canterbury Tales

On our last day in Kent, Terry and I decided to make a pilgrimage to Canterbury, with a knight, a monk, a prioress, a miller and  man of law. Oh no, wait: that’s Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, isn’t it? MY Canterbury…

Forever Amber : UK Fashion blog

Outfit | Blooming Rose full midi skirt

Well, it took a week, but I’m finally back in ‘real’ shoes again, after my ordeal with the Blister from Hell. To celebrate my return to the land of the limping (because no, it’s still not totally back to normal,…

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The London Eye

What do you do when you’re scared of heights, and you want to see as much of London as you can, in a very short space of time? Why, you book yourself a couple of tickets on The London Eye,…

Birchbox reviews

Birchbox Reviews| Sun, Sea & Sand

I don’t travel light. For our long weekend in the south of England, for instance, Terry wanted us just to take carry-on luggage, to make the whole process both cheaper and faster. Terry was very, very right about this, as it…

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A Day in Dungeness

On the south tip of England sits Britain’s only desert. Dungeness is one of Europe’s largest expanses of shingle, and home to an odd assortment of houses (many of them converted from old rail carriages), two lighthouses, a power station, and…

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London Calling

♥  Topshop skirt (via eBay)  ♥  River Island top  ♥   River Island shoes Slightly different backdrop for the ol’ outfit photos this week, folks! If you follow me on Twitter or Instagram, you may know that Terry and I spent the…

Forever Amber July Roundup

Reading / Trying / Watching / Buying

know I’m a little early with this monthly roundup, and I also know it’s a giant cliché to be all astonishment at the normal passing of time, but I can’t believe it’s been (almost) a month since I last did one…

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Some Recent Beauty Buys

♥ All products available at Boots used to be a bit of a beauty junkie. Back in my university days – and for quite a long time afterwards, in fact – it was makeup, rather than fashion, that most of…

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The True Story of a Day at the Beach

♥  ASOS dress (almost identical version)  ♥  Target sunhat  ♥  Gucci sunglasses ♥ Vintage belt I could just let these photos stand alone, telling the happy tale of a sunny day at the beach: a day on which no-one almost stood…

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Every Day Could Be a Holiday from Real

♥ River Island dress (old)  ♥  Hell Bunny cardigan  ♥  Gucci sunglasses t’s amazing the difference a bit of sunshine can make. Unlike some of my recent posts, these photos weren’t taken on an island, or at the coast, or…

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Amber’s Adventures | Inchmahome Island Adventure

♥ H&M skirt  (similar) ♥  F21 top  (similar) ♥  Target hat  ♥  Gucci sunglasses  ♥  Latinas shoes c/o Sarenza ast week we continued our bid to follow the sun around the country, almost as if the sun was some kind…

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Outfit | Time for Tea dress by 20th Century Foxy

♥  Time for Tea dress c/o 20th Century Foxy  ♥  New Look shoes (old) This dress is called Time for Tea, so what would’ve been really awesome would’ve been if I’d worn it to afternoon tea in some appropriately retro-style…

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Adventures | Exploring Dean Village, Edinburgh

♥  ZARA dress  ♥  Hell Bunny cardigan   ♥  RED Valentino bag*    ♥ Prada sunglasses (c/o Pretavoir)  ♥  Belmondo flats (c/o Spartoo) (Quick fashion note: I know my dress is really creased in these photos – I promise I…

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Gingham Again

♥ ASOS skirt (similar)   ♥  Zara shoes  ♥  Hell Bunny Cardigan  ♥  Marc by Marc Jacobs sunglasses* I was thinking this week about how photographing my outfits has changed my style. And, I mean, it hasn’t CHANGED it, exactly: I still…

Dean Jones Hairdressing, Edinburgh

Review | Dean Jones Hairdressing, Edinburgh

It’s been a few weeks since I got my fringe cut in, and it had reached that “totally out of control, ruining every outfit post with its tendency to stick straight up in the air” stage, so when Dean, of…

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Millport and Troon

♥ Primark gingham skirt [similar ] ♥ Ancient black crop top  ♥ F&F wedges  ♥ House of Harlow sunglasses hen I look back on this blog in years to come, I’m probably going to think this summer was one of…

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Gala Day

♥ ASOS ‘Debutant’ dress  ♥  Hell Bunny ‘Paloma’ cardigan ♥  Paris Hilton shoes ♥  Dune clutch  ♥  Miu Miu sunglasses c/o Sunglasses Shop ♥ Primark belt Every summer, most of the towns and villages around these parts hold a gala day –…

June Roundup

Reading/ Trying/ Watching/ Buying

When I posted my May Roundup, a couple of you said you hoped I’d continue with this little series. That’s really all the encouragement I need, basically, so here’s June’s roundup… which I’m actually managing to publish IN JUNE (although…

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On Brands and Blogging

 wasn’t going to publish this post. It’s been sitting in my drafts folder for weeks now: I hesitated to hit “publish” on it, because the fact is, I have a lot of respect for PRs, and the brands they work…

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Collection Colour Pout Lip Stain

y search for the perfect lip stain continues, and this month I’ve been trying out Collection 2000′s Colour Pout Lip Stain Marker in ‘Pout’, which is a bright, kind of blue-toned red. Actually, I was wearing this in these photos (as you can…

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A Sunday in South Queensferry

♥  Club Monaco ‘Renay’ crop pants  ♥ H&M denim jacket  (this season’s) ♥  Zara top  ♥  Ted Baker shoes (old)  ♥  RED Valentino bag* (similar) What’s this? A causal outfit, and it’s not even Friday? I’m just showing off now,…

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Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens

On Tuesday, Terry and I decided to head into Edinburgh to run a few errands, and as the forecast was still looking suspiciously good, we thought we’d also pay a quick visit to the Edinburgh Royal Botanic Gardens, which is one…

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Amber & Terry’s Day Off

♥ Boden ‘Nancy’ dress ♥  Latinas ‘Bertina’ flats c/o Sarenza Over the weekend, we started to hear strange and almost certainly untrue rumours that the weather this week might be “quite nice”.  We didn’t dare believe it, obviously, but,  just…

Forever Amber | A Happy Place

Happy Place

Last week, Terry and I were talking about how some people have a “happy place”. “Go to your happy place!” they’ll say, in moments of stress, and we’ll be all, “Huh? Whaddya mean, ya bunch of hippies?” (Well, OK, maybe…

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Casual Friday | ‘For Best’

K, so apparently I’m incapable of doing one of these Casual Friday posts without the help of my loyal sidekick, ‘That Pink Bag’. Or without standing in this exact position, come to think of it. Or wearing heels, which, you…

Forever Amber | UK Fashion Blog | 60s inspired outfit

Better Late Than Never

  As with last week’s purple skirt, this dress is yet another item I had to wait months to wear. I think this was in-store back in February? March, maybe? I’m not sure. What I DO know, however, is that…

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This month I…

[Disclaimer: I actually meant to publish this post LAST month, obviously, but... I forgot. I will try to do this month's version THIS month, though. OR, I will just completely forget I even intended to start this series, and never...

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The Colour Purple

  As soon as this skirt arrived, I knew I wanted to wear it with these shoes: it was just a matter of waiting for it to be warm/dry enough for suede peep toe slingbacks. That was 14 weeks ago….

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Random Thoughts on Ten years of Self-Employment

 completely forgot to mention it at the time, but last month marked the ten year anniversary of Terry and I starting our own business and becoming self-employed. Ten years. It’s a long time. If our business was a baby, it would…

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Location, location, location

o and stand over there,” said Terry, pointing to a patch of daisies in the middle of a strip of grass. “I can’t stand THERE,” I said, aghast. “That’s GRASS. And I’m wearing HEELS. I can’t wear HEELS on GRASS,…

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Pass Plus

nother day, another H&M skirt… This particular skirt, especially when paired with black, makes me feel a bit like a ballerina, which, funnily enough, was one of my many short-lived childhood ambitions. I started ballet lessons purely because of my…

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Forever Amber in the Office Shoes Magazine

Ooh, lookit who’s featured in the Office Shoes in-store magazine this month! This was for a feature on “Shoedrobes”, and I’m really excited to be featured, alongside the lovely Sophie of The Folly Boutique. All credit, of course, has to…

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A sunny day and a skirt with pockets

I don’t like talking too much about the weather here. Well, I mean, I DO like talking about the weather, obviously. I AM British, after all. I would actually start an entire blog dedicated to the weather, if I thought…

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The Usual.

This outfit is from last Saturday, and consists of, wait for it, a 50s-style skirt and, OMG, it’s a bardot-neck top! The Usual, in other words. Now, obviously there’s absolutely nothing I can say about this outfit that I haven’t…

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Casual Friday | The Basic Breton

Yes, that’s right readers, it’s the return of Casual Friday, the series in which I wear casual clothes. On a Friday. God, HOW do I come up with these things? Actually, the main reason I started these posts was because…

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Cat’s Eye

Houston, we have a problem. Of the “cat eye glasses” variety. (Which is the absolute WORST kind, isn’t it?) The problem is that there don’t seem to be enough cat eye glasses in the world for me right now. They’re…

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The Kelpies

Kelpies are mythical Scottish water horses, said to be able to transform into beautiful women or handsome young men, who will lure you to your death. And, I mean, I’m saying “mythical” here because that’s what you’re supposed to say:…

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The Mystery of the Thing That Was in the Garden

This week, in lieu of Casual Friday, which, let’s face it, wasn’t that interesting anyway, here is a photo of a mysterious and possibly priceless artefact that Terry discovered in our garden, buried deep under the earth. Weren’t expecting THAT, were…

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Trixie.

  [Dress c/o Trashy Diva // Cardigan: Hell Bunny'Paloma' // Sunglasses: eBay // Shoes: Studio TMLS c/o Sarenza] I know: florals for spring. Revolutionary, right? Also: green. And a big skirt. But I’m getting ahead of myself here… I’ve been lucky…

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Dotty

Oh, look,  I’m wearing a Bardot top again, what a surprise! You just never know what I’m going to come up with next, do you? I wish I could say this off-the-shoulder obsession will be ending sometime soon, but given…

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Casual Friday | Consignment Store 2: The Return

All the best stories have sequels, and it turns out all the worst ones do, too, because today I bring you the excitement-free conclusion to last week’s ‘Casual Friday‘ post. And you thought Good Friday was LAST week! (It’s just…

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Sunshine and stripes

You see this skirt, you guys? This skirt that was once a whole lot longer than it is now? Totally took that hem up all by myself. Like a BOSS. And I mean, OK, to those of you who’ve made…

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I told you I was obsessed.

It’s worse than I thought, people. It looks like I’m not JUST obsessed with gingham skirts: I’m also obsessed with wearing them with this ASOS top, almost as if there are no other clothes in the closet. There are, of…

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Casual Friday

OK, so I actually wore this outfit on Wednesday, not Friday. And I really hate indoor photos, which is why I try my best to avoid them. I realised that I hardly ever post any of my more “casual” outfits…

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Spring Gingham

I’m totally obsessed with gingham print right now. Like, OBSESSED. Even more obsessed than I was this time LAST year, in fact, and I was REALLY obsessed last year, too. Why the obsession with tiny little checks, I hear absolutely…

Zara polka dot dress

So Good I Bought It Twice

You know when you see something you know you’ll wear to death, so you buy multiple versions of it, just to make sure you’ll ALWAYS have it? Er, please tell me it’s not just me who does that? I didn’t…

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Spring Clean

When we moved to this house last year, one of the things I was most looking forward to was finally having enough storage space to not have to have 50% of my clothes in storage at any given time. Because…

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The Nancy Dress

I pre-ordered this dress so long ago that by the time it turned up, I’d almost forgotten about it, so it was a little bit like getting a free dress, only in a way that wasn’t even remotely like getting…

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Back to Basics

It occurred to me this morning that if I’d announced on January 1st that I was going do some kind of “Wear a Full Midi Skirt Every Day for a Year” style challenge, I would currently be feeling much less…

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Forever Amber and the eBay Influencer Network

Remember that top secret, can’t-tell-you-or-I’d-have-to-kill-you project I made vague, annoying allusions to earlier this year? Well, today I can finally tell you that for the past few weeks I’ve been working (undercover, naturally. Picture me in a trenchcoat and fedora…

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The First and Last Day of Spring

On Wednesday, March 13, in the year 2014, spring finally came to Scotland. On Thursday of the same week? Spring packed its bags and left. It was good while it lasted. Forget Wednesday and Thursday, though: let’s talk about Tuesday….

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The Birthday Dress

It was my birthday on Monday. I’m not a big fan of birthdays (Or, indeed, anything that reminds me that I’m getting older, and yet no wiser. See also: New Year’s Eve), but I AM a big fan of dresses, and…

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A Sunday at New Lanark

Last Sunday, while the rest of the country was apparently basking in glorious spring sunshine, Terry, my parents and I all got wrapped up in our winter woolies and headed to the little village of New Lanark, which is a…

Forever Amber | Gone with the wind

Gone With the Wind

A few weeks after we moved into our new house last summer, I woke up one morning to discover that the bed was shaking underneath me. Uh-oh. I lay as still as possible for a few minutes to assess the…

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Review | Nicky Clarke DesIRED Rapid Heat Roller System

Yes, folks, it’s another post about hair! Don’t worry: this one isn’t one my half-assed tutorials – it’s just a quick review of this new heated roller system I was sent last week. There’s still plenty of awkward photos, though,…

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OUTFIT | Green and gold

“Is this too  green?” I asked Terry, standing before him on Monday morning. He stared at me blankly for several seconds. I could almost see the cogs turning inside his brain. “I… have absolutely no idea what that question even…

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Baroque n’ Roll

We had our first snowfall of the winter last week. I’m not going to complain about it. I mean, obviously I WANT to complain about it, because you all know by know how much I hate the OMGSNOW and winter…

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Review | London Retro ‘Eliza’ cat eye glasses

Oh hey, look: it’s one of those “I have new glasses and I will take awkward selfies to prove it to you!” posts! Because everyone loves an awkward selfie, right? I last did one of these posts around about this…

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February is the New January

Is it just me, or does anyone else feel like the entire month of January basically just passed by in a blur? I don’t know: I feel like I started the month with all of the usual, “New Year, New…

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Come Fly With Me

[♥ New Look jacket (old)   ♥  J Crew 'Minnie' pants   ♥   Zara top ♥   Boden slingbacks   ♥ Antler 'Esme' small shopper (c/o) ♥ Marc by Marc Jacobs sunglasses*] A couple of weeks ago, Antler (Who you may know…

All You Need is Love

Shall I at least set my lands in order?

You know what I hate? I hate it when bloggers start making vague references to exciting new projects which they’d LOVE to tell you about, but, you know, they just CAN’T, so they’ll just have to stay silent, except not…

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And then three came along at once

First up: I promise this will be the last post I will write about THAT pink skirt. Or “That Stupid Freaking Skirt”, as Terry now calls it. You see, as it turns out, pink skirts are a lot like buses….

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Outfit | F&F black and white stripe scuba dress

[F&F scuba stripe prom dress  // Pelle Moda shoes // House of Harlow sunglasses] They may look pretty straightforward, but shooting these photos actually turned out to be fairly dramatic. The wind was blowing my dress flat against my legs…

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To the Lighthouse

[La Redoute jacket // H&M faux-fur scarf // J Brand jeans // Guess ankle boots c/o Sarenza // Zac by Zac Posen handbag*] Last Saturday, Terry and I were in Glasgow doing some shopping, when we happened to walk past…

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New Year, Not-So-New Me

[Dress: eBay, years ago // Shoes & Bag: both Dune] Happy New Year, everyone! I hope you’ve all had a good start to 2014. Terry and I had been so busy planning for our house-warming party on the 28th (more…

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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, I was pretty sure it was going to be that dragon I talked about in my…

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And so this is Christmas (Eve)

[Wearing: ♥ Tara Starlet skirt  ♥ H&M top ♥  Christian Louboutin shoes] The idea of hosting Christmas itself is the stuff of nightmares to me (Like, ACTUAL nightmares, of the wake-up-in-a-cold-sweat variety), but Christmas Eve is a slightly less scary…

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Linlithgow Lunch

[Wearing: ♥ Primark coat (c/o VoucherCodes.co.uk) ♥  ASOS trousers ♥ Zara shoes ♥ Kate Spade '2 Park Ave Beau Satchel *] OMG, can you BELIEVE that woman is wearing a winter coat, but you can totally see the tops of her feet…

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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 place in Kent this year,  so because we won’t be seeing them on Christmas Day, Terry’s…

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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. Now, afternoon tea is one of our very favourite ways to spend a Sunday afternoon (Or,…

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Edinburgh in December

[♥ Coat: J Crew   ♥ Bag: Kate Spade *  ♥ Boots: Dune 'Sandhurst'] Last Sunday, Terry and I headed to Edinburgh to do some Christmas shopping. As it happened, though, we ended up abandoning the shopping in favour of a…

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Paint It Black

♥ Coast ‘Luxe’ coat c/o Coast ♥ Topshop boots  ♥ New Look Belt ♥ vintage brooch (gift)  ♥ House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’ sunglasses So, after pretending to be having a party for one in my living room last week, I…

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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 one of their F&F dresses for a Christmas party. Well, there are a lot of things…

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It’s beginning to look a little bit like Christmas

[♥ Cherry tree c/o The Range ♥ Decorations and earmuffs c/o Uniqlo Table-top tree (sold out online) and ♥ Christmas candle c/o Next] Up until this year, Terry and I didn’t own a Christmas tree. This year, we kinda have two. And…

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You can never have too many…

[Zara dress;  Sam Edelman boots*;   Marc by Marc Jacobs bag*;  Pieces scarf;  New Look brooch] You can never have too many… ♥  Pairs of cropped black trousers ♥ Boat-necked sweaters ♥ Stripey tops ♥ Full skirts ♥ 50s style dresses…

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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 this time, but to, like, proper weather experts and stuff. Oh, and also the Daily Express:…

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 a black beret to wear with this dress. Not just because it’s called the ‘Super Spy’…

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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 mean Terry finally did what he’s been threatening to do since the day we moved into…

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I like big skirts and I cannot lie

[Wearing: H&M skirt | Collectif sweater | Miss KG shoes (old) | Marc by Marc Jacobs sunglasses*] I feel like all I ever wear lately is some kind of big skirt, with heels and a sweater. Probably because that IS pretty much all I…

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Three Months Later

Tomorrow is the three month anniversary of the day we moved into our new house (Yes, we’re still referring to it as a “new” house), so I figured that would be as good an excuse as any for me to…

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Cherry cherry boom boom

These photos are a bit of a “Monet”: they look OK from a distance, but if you’d gotten up close you’d have clearly seen the terrible traces of last week’s cold written all over my face. Red nose. Flaky skin….

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It Was a Dark and Stormy Night

Happy Halloween, everyone! As I mentioned in my last post, Terry and I have our second costume party of the season to attend this Saturday, so naturally we both woke up yesterday morning with bad colds: yay! We’re currently dosing…

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The Winter Dancing Skirt

Well, it rained all weekend. I mean, it’s rained all MONTH, to be totally honest. But it’s particularly annoying when it rains on the weekend because, well, it’s the weekend: it would be nice to maybe get to leave the…

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 Beckhams? You wear a Manchester United outfit and I’ll buy a Victoria Beckham dress and a…

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The Only Fashion Blogger in the Village

This weekend, for only the second time in my fashion-blogging history, we were stopped by a passer-by while out taking outfit photos, and asked what the hell we thought we were doing, what with the camera, and the posing in…

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, I went straight to this pink, 30s-inspired chiffon dress, which I’d had my eye on for…

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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 to tolerate posts about the Less Than Interesting stuff which is basically all that ever happens…

The Takeaways Are On Me, Apparently

Just after I wrote that post about how nothing every happens, and I totally don’t have anything to write about any more, woe!, woe!, the bank called to let me know The Others have stolen my debit card details (again!),…