winter outfits

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…

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 see the cogs turning inside his brain. “I… have absolutely no idea what that question even…

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 about it, because you all know by know how much I hate the OMGSNOW and winter…

black and white stripe dress

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…

By Linlithgow Loch

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…

Scottish fashion blog

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,…

green J Crew coat

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…

season's greetings

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…

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…

green and tan winter outfit

Home is where the heart is

[Dress and boots: both Zara, circa 2011 // Jacket: La Redoute, 2012 // Giant snow heart: c/o Terry] So, our house is probably going on the market soon. I’m not sure quite how soon, but … soon. Too soon for…

Forever Amber

Leather and lace

[Lace skirt: River Island // sweater: Ralph Lauren (gift) // faux fur scarf: ASOS // Boots: Sam Edelman* // Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs*] Just a very quick post today, folks: I’m actually writing this on Sunday, and Terry and…

nail po

Cut-Price Pin-Up

Dress: Missguided c/o MoneySupermarket.com // Belt: New Look // Shoes: Office (c/o) // Sunglasses: House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’ // Nude fishnet tights: Accessorize // Coat: in the car, waiting to be replaced once these photos were taken (although it was…

black and white dress

The Black and White Days

[Dress: River Island (2012) // Top: Primark // Boots: Topshop (2011) // Bag: vintage, c/o my mum's closet // sunglasses: House of Harlow 'Chelsea' (sold out in black, but in tortoiseshell here)] I’m embarrassed to admit it – although probably not nearly as embarrassed as I…

Rubin

Abandon heels, all ye who enter here

Jacket: Zara kids // Jeans: Citizens of Humanity c/o Shopbop // Hat: H&M // Boots: Hunter c/o Sarenza // dog leash: Rubin’s own WHAT? Oh, come on: you didn’t seriously think I’d prance around in stilettos in REAL snow, did…

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Snowcialmedia Whiteout

Jacket: New Look (old) // sweater: Primark // Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs c/o Shopbop // Pants: J Crew // Boots: Dune (bought with giftcard: new but sold out) // sunglasses: House of Harlow) “SNOWCIALMEDIA WHITEOUT” (Snow’shul’meedja white’out): the situation…

green 50s style dress

Yes, I was wearing a coat.

Dress: Dorothy Perkins (old) // Boots: Topshop Barley2 (old) // faux-fur scarf: eBay // petticoat: eBay // sunglasses: House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’ // gloves: gifted Oh look, I’m wearing a green dress, what a surprise! Also: we got some OMGSNOW….

studded shoes and bag

Investment Shopping

J Crew coat // Zara dress // House of Harlow sunglasses // Dune studded clutch bag (bought with gift card) // Christian Louboutin ‘Mad Mary’ heels // Gucci watch (21st birthday gift, still going strong!)  If I was the type…

polka dot coat

Blowing the cobwebs away

Coat: Debenhams (Christmas gift from my parents) // jeans: 7 for All Mankind slim cigarette jeans  c/o Shopbop // shoes: Kurt Geiger Corso Como OK, I’m just going to say it: I’m glad the “festive” season is finally over. I mean, don’t…

telephone box

New Year’s Day

Robert Rodriguez pencil dress c/o Shopbop // Sam Edelman boots c/o Shopbop // faux fur H&M scarf // leather bow gloves (gift from my parents) // Gucci sunglasses Well so far it looks like 2013 is shaping up to be a long-sleeved…

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…

tan over-the-knee boots

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”…

beehive hairdo

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…

blue skirt green coat

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…

glitter shoes with bow

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…

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,…

spots n' stripes

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…

packing

Dressember Day 4: Another day, another drama

(Dress, ASOS; shoes, Matalan; brooch and belt, absolutely no idea. Will have to add a cardigan too – even three-quarter length sleeves are too chilly for me in the winter!) So, you know how I’ve spent the last week desperately…