Outfit Posts

Outfit posts from UK fashion blog Forever Amber: a personal style blog written by Scottish fashion blogger Amber McNaught

New Year's Eve

All that glitters

(Zara pencil dress // Schuh heels – both from 2011) Happy New Year, everyone! Every year, I try my best not to build New Year’s Eve into the emotional ordeal it so often turns out to be for me. I…

Christmas

Obligatory Christmas Day photo overload

Season’s greetings, everyone! I hope you’re all enjoying a good Christmas/holiday season/Wednesday/delete as appropriate. *Goes to check that it is, in fact, Wednesday. Realises it’s actually Thursday. Panics slightly at the realisation that OMG, the time, it is passing her by….

red Tibi taffeta skirt

Festive

Skirt: Tibi c/o Shopbop // turtleneck: Primark // Boots: Topshop // obi belt: New Look (I think) Yes, I know: I look a bit like Mrs. Claus here. Trust me, it could have been – and almost WAS- so much…

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The Melting

Coat: Primark c/o VoucherCodes.co.uk // Dress: ASOS // Boots: Zara Well, it snowed. Boo! And then it melted! Yay! And then… it snowed again. Double boo! These photos were actually taken at the start of the week, during a “melting”…

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A happy accident

ASOS skirt // Zara sweater // H&M scarf // Matalan shoes // gifted brooch // Gucci sunglasses c/o Shopbop // Accessorize nude fishnet tights You know how my clothes have a tendency to meet with unfortunate accidents? Well, it turns…

Green polka dot midi dress

The tale of the green polka dot midi dress

Dress-worn-as-skirt: River Island (old) // turtleneck: Primark // Boots: Sam Edelman c/o Shopbop (old) // Bag: Marc Jacobs c/o Shopbop  You guys, there was a day without rain! I got to leave the house! And wear clothes that weren’t jeans!…

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Backwards

Dress: ASOS // Boots: Topshop Barley2 (old) // sunglasses: House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’ A few days after this dress appeared on the ASOS website, I started getting messages from people suggesting that I might want to check it out. It’s…

Walk This Way

Dress: Zara // Boots: Topshop Barley2 (old) // clutch: vintage c/o my mum’s closet // suglasses: House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’ OK, first up, I have absolutely no idea what that weird green light on my stomach is in the very first photo….

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The Understudy

Mint cords: H&M // mint sweater : H&M // jacket: New Look (old) // shoes: Buffalo ‘Beyza’ c/o Sarenza Gah. I’ve started this post about five times now, and every single time I’ve just scrapped it and started over again,…

Louche Leanna dress

In Uniform

Dress: Louche ‘Leanna’ dress c/o Zalando // Shoes: Office c/o Idealo.co.uk // Cardigan: Next Kids // Nude fishnet tights: Accessorize Last week the people at Zalando got in touch and asked me if I’d like to try out a couple…

yellow dress

And it was all yellow

Dress: Dorothy Perkins // Shoes: New Look // Petticoat: eBay // Coat: not shown, but definitely present I’ve been wearing mostly jeans and trousers (and actually, mostly the SAME jeans and the SAME old trousers) lately, so this weekend, in…

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Under the Weather

Dress: Dorothy Perkins  // Boots: River Island // Sunglasses: House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’ // Cardigan: Star by Julien MacDonald // Clutch: vintage  Well, as predicted, Everyone’s Favourite Season has kinda made me lose the will to live blog. This weekend was…

Christian Louboutin shoes

Autumn Outfit, take 2

(New Look jacket // Zara turtleneck // H&M pants // Christian Louboutin shoes) Be not deceived, fair readers (sorry, I’ve been really into Jane Austen lately…): other than this outfit and the one before it, I’ve so far spent most…

Forever Amber: personal style blog

End of the line

(H&M trousers // New Look jacket // Ralph Lauren sweater // Topshop shoes // Vintage clutch // Gucci sunglasses c/o Shopbop) Folks, I’m having a touch of Blogger’s Block here. I’m all out of words. I think I must have…

House of Harlow 'Chelsea' sunglasses

Here be pirates

[H&M skirt // Zara shoes (old) // thrifted sweater // House of Harlow 'Chelsea' sunglasses //  Accessorize nude fishnet tights // vintage bag c/o my mum] So, picture it: we’re on the way out to dinner. Despite having known all day that…

Forever Amber: UK personal style blog

Pale September

 [Cord trousers and cable sweater: H&M // Shoes: Faith (old) //  Marc by Marc Jacobs  bag and Gucci cat-eye sunglasses (c/o Shopbop)] (OK, I know it’s October now (and boo hiss to that, I say!) but it was still September when these photos were taken…

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Heart print and high heels

(Trousers, shoes and scarf: Primark // clutch: New Look // Top: Dorothy Perkins // Sunglasses: House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’) No one was arrested – or, indeed, questioned by the police – during the taking of these photos. That’s the good…

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A Person of Interest

(Skirt: ASOS // top: Zara: shoes: Primark ; clutch: New Look // sunglasses: House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’) This was going to be a totally different blog post from the one it’s ended up being. I WAS going to talk about…

red jeans and Rubin

Not Dark Yet

[Jeans: Next // sweater: Primark // Blazer: H&M // shoes: New Look] I don’t consider autumn to be officially under-way until the day I get all of my winter clothes out of storage. And I don’t normally do that until the…

H&M peplum top

In the Nude

[Trousers and peplum top: H&M // Shoes: Dune 'Olsen' // Sunglasses: House of Harlow 'Chelsea' // Hair bow: American Apparel // Bag: my mum's] Hello, Google searchers who’ve found this post having searched for a very different kind of “redhead posing”…

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The Pursuit of the Perfect Jeans

 [Jeans: J Brand c/o Shopbop // Jacket and collar: Zara // peplum top: Topshop // Shoes: Rocket Dog // Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs c/o Shopbop // Sunglasses: Gucci]  For the past couple of years, I’ve been constantly in pursuit of the…

mint green outfit

The Lion, the Witch and the Transitional Wardrobe

[Jacket, top and trousers (sold out in mint, but other colours available here): H&M // shoes: Carvela 'Australia' c/o Sarenza // sunglasses: eBay // necklace: ancient, no idea] OK, before we go any further here, I’m just going to come…

pink polka dot and stripe shoes

One more for the road…

[Skirt: Topshop // T-shirt: Primark // Shoes: Menbur c/o Sarenza // Petticoat: eBay] …one more 50s-style skirt, worn with high heels and a bun, that is, then I promise I’ll stop … until next summer, when this little “uniform” of…

Amber

Blogstory

[ASOS skirt // Forever 21 shirt // Casadei shoes] Last week, Sarah at Tumbleweed Twine wrote a wonderful post about her “blogstory”, i.e. the story of how she got into blogging. I always find this kind of thing fascinating anyway,…

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Veruca Salt

[Skirt: River Island // top: Primark // shoes: New Look] On Friday morning, Terry and I were woken from our slumbers by the sound of a workman arriving at the house next door. Or, rather, we were woken by the…

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The Star of the Show

So, there I was, just hanging out in the garden, as you do. Posing. Totally unaware of Terry standing right there in front of me, with the camera. When all of a sudden… Oh. Hi, Rubin. Why so suspicious? You…

Florida

All Off-White on the Night

[Trousers and top: Zara // bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs c/o Shopbop // Shoes: Buffalo c/o Spartoo // Sunglasses: random gift shop in Orlando c/o my dad] Well, folks, it’s a big day here at the ol’ blawg, for today,…

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The ’59 Sound

[Dress: ASOS (new, but sold out) // Shoes: Paul & Betty c/o Sarenza // Bag: New Look (ancient) // Petticoat: eBay] Not the best photo location, I’m afraid  (We’ve noticed recently that even if it’s been sunny all day, it’s…

Tantallon Castle

East Coast, represent

[Dress (worn as skirt): Miss Selfridge via ebay // top: ancient, no idea // shoes: gift from my parents] When I was just a few years old, my parents announced that we would be going on holiday to Spain: a…

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Women Who Love Polka Dots Too Much

[Dress: handmade by my mum // shoes: Buffalo 'Alisha' c/o Spartoo] The sun came out. And so did the polka dots. Actually, the polka dots come out regardless of whether it’s sunny or not. You all know this. But this…

Schuh 'Garda' red gingham wedges

In Praise of the Midi Dress

[Dress: ASOS // Shoes: Schuh 'Garda' wedges (old)] Hi everyone! It’s time for your regularly scheduled weather/outfit report. Because I just KNOW you all wake up in the mornings and think, “Gosh, I wonder what the weather is like in Scotland…

High Tea at the Grand Floridian

Heart-Shaped Shoes at The Grand Floridian

[Dress: River Island (old) // Shoes: Vivienne Westwood for Melissa c/o Sarenza // Cardigan: H&M (new) // Sunglasses: Gucci c/o Shopbop] I’ve written about high tea at the Grand Floridia (or “Grand Tea at the High Floridian, as I just wrote….)…

UK fashion & personal style blog

Surf n’ Turf

(Dress: Topshop (old) // Blazer: Zara (new) // shoes: River Island (old) ) Last week, as loyal readers (hi, mum and dad!) may recall, Wednesday was to be the only vaguely sunny day of the week, so we took full…

Disney's Boardwalk

The Accidental Dress

[Dress: Stop Staring 'Boardwalk' dress // Shoes: Paris Hilton (yes, really) via TK Maxx] This dress is Stop Staring’s “Boardwalk” dress. And I wore it to… Walt Disney’s Boardwalk. Yes, I went there, with the matchy-matchy. Yes I did. My…

ASOS gingham pencil dress

One Thousand

[Dress: ASOS (sold out in gingham, but new versions available in block colours here , wallpaper print here, and OMGPOLKADOT here) // Shoes: Carvela 'Assemble'] This is my 1,000th post here at Forever Amber. I thought I would mark the occasion by writing my…

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Playing hookey

[Capri pants: ASOS // tank top: River Island // shoes: gift from my parents // glasses: eBay // cardigan: shop in Orlando about 8 years ago // Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs c/o Shopbop] Back in the days when I…

green polka dot skirt

Double Dotted

[Swimsuit: George at Asda (old) // Skirt: Forever 21 (new, but not online) // Shoes: Vivienne Westwood for Melissa (old)] Yup, we’re back in Florida, folks. Not literally, obviously – just in the sense that I’m back to posting outfit…

Blue dress and cardigan

What not to wear on a windy day

[Dress: River Island (old) // Cardigan: H&M (new, but couldn't find it on the website) // brooch: New Look (old) // Shoes: Carvela 'Australia' c/o Sarenza] Over the weekend, Terry and I noticed that we were starting to get some…

Stop Staring dress

Polka Dots & Cherries

(Dress, Stop Staring; shoes, Vivienne Westwood for Melissa Lady Dragon ‘Cherries’) On our way back to the apartment after the trip to Tarpon Springs I wrote about in my last post, we stopped in at the little town of Dunedin*,…

Florida sunset

Sand in my shoes

(Dress: Bettie Page ‘Jazmin’ dots; shoes, Zara; sunburnt nose, Amber’s own) Ladies and gentlemen, let’s have a warm Forever Amber welcome for this red belt! It’s a little crooked, it looks like it’s fastened in the wrong hole, and I…

Clearwater

Freshly squeezed Florida orange

(Shorts, H&M; tank, New Look; wedges, River Island) One of the things I love about Florida – and about holidays in general, actually – is the way an ordinary little café can suddenly feel like the Best! Place! Ever! just because…

Zara stripe tulip dress

Red, white and blue

(Zara dress; Christian Louboutin shoes; Gucci sunglasses) Today is the 4th of July (Happy 4th, American friends!), and even although that fact has absolutely no relevance for me whatsoever, I figured I’d show you this little red, white and blue…

Clearwater Beach

Clearwater Beach, June 2012

Well, folks, we’re back, as you can probably tell from the fact that my Instagram photos have abruptly switched from photos of sunsets (and, er, rubber ducks…) back to their usual programming of photos of Rubin. And rain. (OK, I…

Forever Amber

Fashion Blogger, jumping

(Blazer and shorts, H&M; top, Madewell; shoes, Zara) Hey, folks, remember me? I’m still in Florida, but we’ve been having a spell of rainy weather, so I’m taking advantage of the downtime (while my dad barbecues in the rain, wearing…

birdcage veil

The Saga of the Trashy Diva Honey Dress

(Dress and jacket, Trashy Diva; shoes Christian Louboutin; fascinator made by my mum, and handbag stolen from her, accessorized with Trashy Diva bow) Yesterday, our two good friends Lindsay and Steven got married. It was an absolutely amazing day: the…

Vivienne Westwood for Melissa Lady Dragon jelly shoes

As Happy as a Dog With Two Tails

(Dorothy Perkins dress; Vivienne Westwood /Melissa Lady Dragon heart shoes, c/o Sarenza) Unlike me, Rubin isn’t a big fan of the heat. Which I guess is understandable, given that “personal style” for him involves wearing the same, white fur coat…

50s style gingham circle skirt

One gingham skirt short of a picnic

(ASOS skirt, Jasper Conran shoes, Primark tee, eBay sunglasses) If you’re a regular reader of this here blog, and you happen to be based in the UK, you’ve probably been expecting this post. “Oh great,” I can almost hear you…

Forever Amber: the story of clothes

The Story of Clothes

(Zara pants, La Redoute sweater, Marc by Marc Jacobs handbag and Gucci sunglasses (c/o Shopbop) A couple of years ago, I discovered a vintage Jean Varon dress in a thrift store in Edinburgh. Now, I’m no fashion historian, but this…

polka dot dress and red wedges

Fields of Gold

I have to admit, all these years I’ve been writing about Nigel, the International Man of Mystery Next Door, there’s been a little part of me which secretly hoped the mystery would never be solved, and that we would just…

Forever Amber

I Quit the Gym

(Primark trench, J Crew trousers, Next shoes.) I quit the gym. Yes, Others, YOU WIN, with your space-invading ways, your whistling and your general other-ness . You can have the gym, see if I care. Although, before you go feeling…

Forever Amber

Seven Things

( Miss Selfridge via eBay dress; Vivienne Westwood for Melissa shoes; mystery  cardigan, eBay sunglasses) Jenni tagged me to do one of those “Seven Random Things About Me” posts a couple of weeks ago, and I started it, then quickly…

Forever Amber

What’s black and white and red all over?

(Dress, River Island; shoes, Office c/o Idealo; clutch, stolen from my mum) Thanks for all of your comments on my last post, everyone: I’m still feeling pretty craptastic about it all, to be honest, so here are some photos from…

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So little to say, so much time

It’s a sad fact of my life that when I’m actually, you know, doing stuff, I don’t have the time to write about it, and I usually forget to photograph it, too. I will never be one of those people…

Forever Amber

Fashion Blogger Clichés, Part 2

(Dress, River Island last year; Shoes, TK Maxx, about 6 years ago.) For some reason, sunny weather (Oh, hey, did I mention we’ve been having sunny weather recently? Did I? Because I feel like I haven’t gushed about it quite enough…

Forever Amber

A host of golden daffodils

So picture it: there I am wandering lonely as cloud. You know, like I do. When all of a sudden, what do I see? Only a crowd! A host! Of golden daffodils! That totally matched my outfit! “Quick, Terry,” I…

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Save Our Shoes

If you read any of my other blogs, or follow me on any of the approximately 1,763,345 social networks I’m currently part of, you will probably already know that I’ve spent the last 24 hours shamelessly begging people to join…

Forever Amber

Season of Spots

You know how people have Advent calendars, to count down the days to Christmas? I think I want one of those for Spring. I get MUCH more excited about Spring than I ever do about Christmas. Even although there is…

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Messy Beehivehead

A few weeks ago, Terry decided that he hadn’t seen enough snow over the past couple of winters, so he and a couple of his friends booked a series of snowboarding lessons at a place in Glasgow. The lessons are…

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The Incident

(Coat, H&M; skirt, Topshop; sweater, Primark (c/o my parents); boots, Sam Edelman; watch Michael Kors (both c/o Shopbop)) On Friday 13th, I was woken in the early hours of the morning by the sound of Rubin barking. I opened one…

WTF

Photobombs

FASHUN BLOGGING = SO HARD, you guys! Witness:   In other news (which will be totally repeated news if you follow me on Facebook or Twitter: sorry!), yesterday morning we woke up to this: Well, actually we woke up in…

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Auld Lang Syne

Happy New Year, everyone! I know I’m a little late to the party with my New Year post, but that’s actually quite fitting, as I was almost late to the ACTUAL party, too, having: a) Managed to use rollers in…

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The Days of Christmas

On the second day of Christmas, I dropped my iPhone while getting out of the car, and cracked the screen. On the third day of Christmas, I scorched my favourite skirt while trying to iron it. On the fourth day…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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…

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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…

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…

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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…

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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….

Forever Amber

The Worst Witch

When I was a little girl I was a big fan of The Worst Witch books by Jill Murphy. Anyone else read those? They were about a young girl called Mildred Hubble, who went to a school for witches (which…

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Minnie

I got me some new shoes. I’ll look a lot like Minnie Mouse in them (and, in fact, that’s their name: Minnie.) but I don’t care. I would actually try to justify these as part of a “Minnie Mouse” Halloween…

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The Girl In the Yellow Skirt

(Skirt and body, ASOS, shoes, Christian Louboutin) In an effort to get myself back on the blogging bus, after my recent absences (aside: there should totally BE a “blogging bus”, shouldn’t there? It would be filled with macarons and Instagram…

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Rock n’ Roll

Well, hello, ’tis I, your  redheaded blogger-friend, who hasn’t actually updated her blog in WEEKS, but who still expects you all to be faithfully reading along, even although you probably unsubscribed weeks ago, and are only here now because I kept tweeting…

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Make that 73 dresses.

So, I already had this dress: And I love it. Love it. It’s a great dress. All swingy, and swirly, and most importantly, mustard, which is my current colour obsession. And in ponte fabric, which I really love, because it…

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72 Dresses (And nothing to wear)

A few weeks ago, Siel asked me how many dresses I have. I didn’t actually know the answer to that offhand, and I couldn’t count them because I was scared of what the answer would be at any given time…

RIP, red jeans!

The White Mark of Death

So, I continue to be a walking disaster area as far as my clothes are concerned. In fact, in the past two weeks, I have managed to totally destroy three pairs of jeans/trousers. They were my three favourite pairs, of…

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Rubin fashion from Topshop

Topshop call this a “polar bear” sweater: But it’s clearly a Rubinman, no? HOW VERY DARE THEY?! It’ll go nicely with one of those Rubin hats River Island seem to bring out every year, though: He is taking over the…

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Planes, Boats and Crop Tops

This weekend, I caught two separate people doing a McNaughty. I also had a really lovely day out with my family, so I’m going to show you the photos from that first, and then those of you who feel like listening to…

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In Praise of Esther Williams Swimwear

You see this swimsuit, folks? This is my New Favourite Swimsuit. And I almost didn’t get it. Allow me to explain… You see, the swimsuit in question is by a company called Esther Williams. (Yes, named after THAT Esther Williams.)…

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Goodbye, Norma Jean…

While we were in LA, we found ourselves inadvertently walking in the footsteps of one of my biggest icons, Marilyn Monroe. I mean that literally: (I was all, “I’M Marilyn. No, I am! You be Jane Russell, mum…”) Hollywood Boulevard…

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Thanks, Terry…

… for spending part of the weekend turning this: Into this: I owe you one several A LOT. I think the man deserves a round of applause, no? P.S. I’ve had a couple of questions now about the single shoe…

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Flying By Numbers

(Dress, Bettie Page; Shoes, Zara (last season, out of stock) I’m back. And rather than get straight into the OMGDEPRESSION I feel at being back, I’m just going to go right back to the start of my trip, and systematically…

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I Heart Zara (and stripey tops)

I know this will come as a surprise to no one, but seriously, I love Zara. I mean, look how nicely they pack even a small order: A box! I love boxes. And tissue paper! Tissue paper makes me feel…

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“ANOTHER pair of shoes?!”

This morning, as I was drinking my coffee and checking my email, there came a knock upon the door. There, on the doorstep, stood a delivery man clutching a parcel. “Another pair of shoes?” he asked, as I signed for…

In the garden at Glamis Castle

Castle Bagging

You know how some people like to “bag” Munros? Um, you probably don’t, do you? I think it’s a Scottish thing. Basically a Munro is a type of mountain: we have a whole bunch of them here, and people like…

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Friend Friday: Beauty Products

  (So, I haven’t been Frocking lately, as some of you have noticed. I’ve been mostly Skirting instead. Honestly, I’m just totally sick to death of my winter wardrobe by this point of the year, and the skirts didn’t get…

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Frocking/Friend Friday: Body Image

The Frocking: (Dress, ASOS (obviously); shoes, Christian Louboutin. Worn on a Valentine’s dinner date with Terry. The shoes were the first to be rescued in my Shoe Challenge, hence the numbers at the bottom of the image…) The Friend Friday-ing:…

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Frocking Friday #5: Rudolph the Red Nosed Blogger

  (Dress, Dorothy Perkins, Shoes, Nine West) So, I wasn’t going to bother with Frocking Friday this week. You see, that lurgy I was complaining about earlier this week still hasn’t quite released me from its grips (I slept with…

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Frocking Friday # 4: Rinse & Repeat

(Dress, ASOS; Shoes, Dune) Because I am a shameless outfit repeater, last weekend I wore this black ASOS dress again. (I also used my super-powers to turn the whole world black and white, except my shoes. Yes, I can do…

Attention all frockers!

Just a very quick post to let those of you who’re following me because of Frocking Friday/Dressember/dresses and fashion in general, that The Frockery, which is a fabulous source of online vintage, is running an eco fashion challenge this February,…

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Frocking Friday # 3: McNautical

(Dress, George at Asda; cardigan, Miss Selfridge; belt, gifted; boots, Dorothy Perkins) Folks, I have a confession to make, and I’m just going to get it out of the way, so we can all move on with our lives. These…

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Totally gratuitous photos of my new shoes

So, my Shoe Challenge ends next Wednesday (not that I’ve been counting down the days until it’s over, you understand…), but I’ve not exactly been making it easy on myself, because despite promising myself I wouldn’t buy any more shoes…

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Frocking Friday # 1: Portobello

  (Dress, BB Dakota; boots, Topshop) So, it’s the first ever Frocking Friday, which means the first of 52 dresses in 2011. Everyone up for it? I’m just going to pretend you all said “yes” to that. It’s OK, don’t…

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Dressember Day 31: Happy New Year!

(Dress: Vintage Allure, Christmas gift from my parents) This dress is called “Ethel”, but I will forever think of it as “Roisin”, because it was lovely Roisin who introduced me to Vintage Allure in general, and to the Ethel dress in…

Bettie Page Rita dress

Dressember Day 28: Secret 70th

(I absolutely hate these photos of myself, so I took them down. I seriously have no idea how daily style bloggers cope, because no matter how much time I allow myself for getting ready, I always end up running around…