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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Graduate Fashion Week 2017

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I am still buzzing from last Sunday where Siam Colvine, Hope Miller and I spent the day at Graduate Fashion Week at the Old Truman Brewery in Shoreditch, London. GFW is a showcase of the work of hundreds of fashion graduates from all over the UK, from womenswear and menswear to communication and marketing, with a vast exhibition space fille with portfolios, sketchbooks, samples and CVs on display for the industry to browse through, and a packed schedule of runway shows, career support, presentations, performances, awards, workshops and live talks.

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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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Ultimate Summer Fashion Wishlist, Show Studio Internship

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In just a couple of days, I am moving to London for 2 months for an editorial internship at Show Studio. I am so excited to work with such an innovative and exciting company, but I’m also nervous because, its high, and, well, what the hell am I going to wear! A (poor student) girl can dream…so what better than a wishlist? Here I’ve pulled together a collection of clothes, shoes and accessories ready for a Summer in London!

N.B. If you’re thinking – wait, I though Ruth had short ice blonde hair not long curly pink hair – this is an old photo from August 2016 by Jasmin Bauer from A Couple of Photos, it was the most summery blog photo I could find! I hope you enjoy this post!

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The Edinburgh Independent Shopping Guide

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Welcome to the ultimate Edinburgh shopping spree! Anyone that knows me knows I love to rant about the importance of shopping local. As convenient as big brands can be, we have to support the independant retailers in our city to create a more circular economy. Remember, when you shop from a small independant brand, the person behind it does a little happy dance.

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