Scottish Fashion Editorial ft. Simone Murphy

Modelled by the stunning Simone Murphy, styled by Piotr Pyrchala and photographed by the talented Weronika Bachleda-Baca, this photoshoot took place a few weeks back at SDX Fashion to promote the work of some of our most talented Scottish Fashion designers that we stock in The Scottish Design Exchange.

This gorgeous backless gown is made by Scotland-based boutique Lizzie O, and is constructed from the finest vintage kimono silks. 

The striking red rose headpiece is made by bespoke headwear designer Kitsch Me Vintage.

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The Make-up Tag: What’s Inside My Make-up Bag?

 

 I was tagged by a blogger friend to do ‘The Make Up Tag’ so I thought I’d give it a bash. Although I am far from a beauty expert, I’m always curious of other people’s answers, and enjoy doing these little interview questions myself. So, nose inside my make-up bag, and see my likes and dislikes when it comes to brands, products and techniques. 

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A-symmetrical Style: How to Wear the Trend

Symmetry is nice. I love it within architecture (inherited from my Mum’s love of symmetrical houses) and nature, and of course in beauty, as I’ve always longed for a face that wasn’t ‘blessed’ with a crooked nose and misaligned jaw! 

However, when it comes to fashion, A-symmetry is the new way to dress. 

Much cooler than the status quo, styling looks together that don’t quite line up is effortless. Anything from mismatched earrings (although maybe shoes would be too far!) to a draped dress,  a-symmetry is easy as pie. 

A few recent purchases have now become wardrobe staples, and it was only yesterday that I realised the a-symmetrical trend has infiltrated by style in a huge way.

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The Trouble with Transitions

Change is hard for everyone, but I would say particularly in those with eating disorders. This makes any periods of transition difficult, so it is important to support sufferers going through big milestones in life, such as moving house or starting university. These are the circumstances in which I had to deal with both anorexia and bulimia whilst managing change.
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The Trouble with Depression

The trouble with depression is….It’s an illness, not a fleeting adjective.
As part of Depression Awareness Week, people have been sharing what living with depression is really like, using the hashtag ?#?Whatyoudontsee? . 

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