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Why I Can’t Stand Capsule Wardrobes

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Capsule wardrobes are EVERYWHERE in the blogosphere and ethical fashion community right now. If you don’t know what one is, a capsule wardrobe is a very minimalized collection of clothing you own and love, rather than a closet full of crap you never wear. It works so well for so many people, and I can certainly see the benefits as an ex fast fashion addict and still a complete shopaholic. However, the method simply doesn’t work for me. Here’s why…

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How to Start a Fashion Blog (And Keep it Going)

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I’ve been blogging about fashion on Urbanity for over 2 years now, and on other platforms for around 4 years, and during that time many people have asked me for tips, tricks and advice on how to start and maintain a blog. Here I’ve compiled the key advice to get you started with a fashion blog, and more importantly how to keep it up and make it successful

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Refreshing my Wardrobe with Rosy Penguin

I always get excited when a new shop opens in my area, especially when its filled with fashion. Rosy Penguin is the latest addition to the array of Edinburgh clothing boutiques, nestled in the heart of Morningside, showcasing contemporary yet affordable womenswear from a wide range of brands.

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Mermaids and Metallics

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Metallics are just one of those trends I absolutely adore. From shiny silver ankle boots to shimmering sequin skirts, I love rocking something super reflective and eye catching on a night out. While shopping at The Centre Livingston last month, I immediately fell for this unique mermaid mini dress on the Topshop sale rail, and decided to go matchy-matchy and pair it with my metallic cross body bag from Covet Edinburgh.

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