Day 18: if Marlene liked dinosaurs

Today I'm wearing:  The Dress; my old waitressing trousers which came from Mango but 6 years ago, and they're faaaaar too long for me; My Designosaur. I've just finished reading Grazia, and they talk about wardrobe inspiration. I think this is something I should try. So. My inspiration for today's ensemble was Marlene Dietrich, if... Continue Reading →

Day 8: welly boot to the belly

  Today I'm wearing:  The Dress; socks on leggings on tights on tights, and I was still cold; my Johnstons of Elgin lambswool Stewart tartan scarf that, despite living in Glasgow for 5 years, came from the Battle of Culloden visitor centre on a holiday after I'd left Scotland; ancient Topshop tartan shirt that I... Continue Reading →

That Go-To Dress

This is about a dress. A pretty dress. This dress: I actually own this dress. I bought it to graduate in last summer and it has matured into my elegant-yet-cool dress for special occasions. It's from Zara, it's a creamy off-white type colour with a lovely Japanese pattern. I bought it because a drunk woman... Continue Reading →

Legally women

In an ideal world, where would you like to live? I'm predicting 'nice tropical beach' isn't too far from your thoughts, but I mean actually Live with a capital L. Where could you see yourself Working-Loving-Eating-Paying Taxes-Living? For men, it's pretty much wherever you want but sadly, stupidly, it's still a different story for women.... Continue Reading →

Out, damned spot

I thought I was going through a phase. Phases are not unusual for me- I am a phasey person- but this one has taken root and has left me rather puzzled. I've got a thing about leopard print. There's something in my brain at the moment that wants to incorporate leopard spots into whatever I'm... Continue Reading →

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