Savage Beauty: Alexander McQueen

After receiving the Savage Beauty book for Christmas and pouring over the jaw-dropping creations of Lee Alexander McQueen from his famous touring exhibition, I was thrilled to hear rumours of the upcoming biopic of the legendary fashion designer’s life to be directed by the talented Andrew Haigh. Read more about it on The Guardian, and scroll on to see an ode to his Most Memorable Shows and Collections, from one of my favourite blogs, Lets Talk About Beauty. As always, rest in peace Lee McQueen. There will never be anyone more inspirational to young fashion designers everywhere as you.

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International Fashion Brands

Five incredible countries. Five INCREDIBLE fashion brands.

 
I discovered these style wonderlands on Instagram, and have become utterly obsessed with their under-the-radar aesthetic
 

As much as I advocate the shop local movement, these global brands are the ones you need to know about in 2016!

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Edinburgh Vintage Shopping

I love a bit of charity-shop-hopping for retro bargains, but sometimes you can’t beat a specialist vintage boutique to find that perfect piece. Edinburgh has some great shops which I’ll talk all about under the read more, and if you are a fellow vintage-lover, come along to Judy’s Affordable Vintage fair at the Assembly Rooms on January 30th!

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Moving to Scotland

It’s been nearly 3 years since I moved from Birmingham to beautiful Edinburgh, and lately I’ve been reflecting a lot on how it’s changed me and my lifestyle. It was a huge culture shock, more than I had originally thought, but I think I finally feel more at home than ever despite being the kind of person that never likes to settle in one place, mentally and physically, for too long. I thought I’d do a list of 4 things that moving to Scotland changed in me or that I found interesting, which may be relatable for other ex-pats out there!  (more…)

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5 Ways to Clear out your Closet

We’ve all had that moment when we stare hopelessly at a wardrobe crammed full of clothes, but have ‘nothing to wear’. I like to call it a Wardrobe Full Of Nothing. When this disheartening realisation occurs, one must clear out said closet. I wanted to show you some simple ways of disposing of unwanted clothes, rather than going for the not very sustainable ‘chucking them in the bin’ method!

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