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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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Morning Coffee

Remember when I told you all about my lazy Saturday mornings, and how I love them? Well, last week I got a new computer,…

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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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Inadvertently Ask Amber

 long, long time ago (I can still remember how that music used to make me smile), I used to run an occasional feature called…

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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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Another Gnome

So, my parents admitted to planting the three gnomes which mysteriously appeared in our garden last week. Not only did they deliver the gnomes, however,…

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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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My Little Parisienne Box

Remember the French lifestyle box I showed you a few weeks ago? The company behind it, My Little Box, has now launched in the…

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Vote (X) Only Once

I’ve reached the point where it feels weird not to mention the Referendum. Actually, I’ll be honest: it’s felt weird for MONTHS now. The…

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Coffee & Cake

I give you fair warning, readers: this post is basically just cake porn. There are worse things in the world, though, right? This week,…

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10 Random Facts

I’ve been blogging for such a long time now that I don’t normally take part in any of the “list random facts about yourself”…

Lazy Saturday Morning

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…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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!…

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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…

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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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Millport and Troon

♥ Primark gingham skirt [similar ] ♥ Ancient black crop top  ♥ F&F wedges  ♥ House of Harlow sunglasses hen I look back on…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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*…

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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…

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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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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,…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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?…

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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…