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Glasgow Science Centre

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…

South Queensferry, Scotland

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,…

black and white 50s style skirt

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…

gingham capri pants

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…

Boden Bistro crop trousers

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….

forever amber

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…

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 I ever wear right now. Not the same pair, obviously. No, I have about… let’s not…

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 obvious by now that I have TONS of things to wear. I know the friends who…

straw hat and stripes

Is it because I lied when I was seventeen?

[Trousers and top: Zara | Hat: Topshop | Shoes: Christian Louboutin | Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs*] It’s become a running joke in our house that the second I try to take outfit photos, the heavens will open up and…

tweed jacket and hunter boots

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 start relaxing. The hotel gives you lots of different ways in which to do this: there’s…

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 plumbed new depths in my quest for matchy-matchy accessories with this outfit – or not intentionally,…

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] I should probably begin this post with the hopefully so-obvious-it-doesn’t-need-to-be-said-but-I’ll-say-it-anyway disclaimer that these photos are strictly…

UK fashion blog

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,…

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…

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…

heart print pants

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…

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”…

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…

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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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…

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…

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…

tunnel vision

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

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,…