Outfit Posts

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A Pop of Red

I feel like I’ve waited months to wear this coat… er, probably because I HAVE waited months to wear it, now I come to…

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Country Casual

“MORE horses, Amber?” I hear you say.  “What is this: ‘My Friend Flicka’ or something?” (Fun fact: ‘Flicka’ was the name of my imaginary…

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Window of Opportunity

  I liked this jacket so much I bought it in two colours: this bottle green and the tan version that’s still available. Yeah,…

Topshop polka dot midi skirt

Sunshine and Showers

The curse hit again. It had been gloriously sunny all morning. Windy, true, but then again, it’s ALWAYS windy, and at least it was…

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Miss Cherry Pie

I think at this point we should probably all take a moment to stop whatever we’re doing and give September a standing ovation. September,…

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A Whiter Shade of Pale

Well, guess which song YOU’RE going to have stuck in your head all day now, huh? My gift to you, people: you’re welcome. And…

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In The Line of Duty

I really hope you enjoy these photos, fair readers, because you see that skirt? That huge, yellow skirt? That skirt is probably the biggest…

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The Trouble With Flats

  Remember when I said I’d never wear flats, like, EVER, EVER again? EVER? You all got that I was just kidding myself, didn’t…

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Autumn Outfits from the Archives

NEW LOOK JACKET // H&M TROUSERS // CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN SHOES [Original post] Taking photos of your outfits is undoubtedly strange (Like, really, REALLY strange…

Something Like Summertime

Something Like Summertime

When I pulled this skirt out of the shipping bag, I immediately proclaimed it to be The Best Skirt I’d Ever Owned. “Isn’t it…

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Rainy Days and Mondays

First of all, can I just say how happy I am to finally have a legitimate excuse to use ‘Rainy Days and Mondays’ as…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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…

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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…

pink ballerina skirt

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,…

ASOS quilted floral skirt

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…

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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?…

polka dot pencil skirt and peep toes

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…

50s skirt and bardot top

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…

50s style pink gingham circle skirt

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…

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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…

Boden Nancy dress in blue Riviera print

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…

ASOS red scuba midi skirt

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…

F&F polka dot prom dress

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…

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…

green Chic Wish midi skirt

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…

Prada baroque sunglasses

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…

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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)…

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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…

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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…

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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….

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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,…

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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…

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…

cherry cardigan and red pencil skirt

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…

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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…

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,…

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…

ASOS floral jacquard dress

The Waldorf Astoria

I don’t really have “favourites”. I mean, I have SOME favourites, obviously. It will come as no surprise to most of you to learn…

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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…

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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…

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…

Independence Day

I guess it’s possibly a little strange for British people to be celebrating America’s independence from, well, US, but there were so many 4th…

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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…

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Formulaic

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

stripe pencil skirt and red shoes

Post-Apocalyptic Stripes

[Skirt: Robert Rodriguez *  | Shoes: Zara (2010) | Top: ancient, no idea | Clutch: New Look | Sunglasses: House of Harlow] So, we’re in…

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Monarch of the Glen

Last time on “Amber Over-Dresses in a Slightly Different Location”, Terry and I had checked into Dunkeld House Hotel and were all ready to…

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Highland Fling

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

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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…

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The Saga of the H&M skirt

[H&M white flared skirt and sweater: both H&M // Belt: New Look // Shoes: Office c/o MyVoucherCodes.co.uk // Sunglasses: Gucci*] First of all, I…

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…

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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]…

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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…