Outfits for Sad Days and Bad Days

I haven’t exactly kept it a secret that my mental health is all over the place at the moment. I’ve talked about it a few times (one and two) on here, as well as on my Instagram, and while clothes…

Dress Up or Dress Down? | AD Gifted

Ever since I was a little girl I’ve loved dressing up. My family’s proclivity for cruise holidays meant that I became acquainted with dressing up and fancier dresses very young, and since I was a complete poser I absolutely loved…

SS19 Trends I’ll Be Giving A Miss

Now, I’m not about to claim that I’m some serious style maven, but I do like to keep my finger on fashion’s figurative pulse (I’m also fond of fricatives) and now that we’re over halfway through February we can definitely…

The Lazy Girl’s Guide to Hair Accessories

I have a long and uncomplicated relationship with my hair. I like it low-maintenance and dyed slightly more ginger than its natural auburn, and in recent years I’ve gone back to my childhood preference for a fringe. Aside from blasting…

Wearing the “Wrong” Colours

Long ago in a far away land, also known as 2004 and Wigan, I was in high school and thought I looked great in baby pink. The was the early noughties, the era of low rise jeans and bellybutton piercings,…

Manchester

I Put Some New Shoes On

And suddenly everything is right! I don’t know why I’ve suddenly started using song lyrics as blog post titles but there you go. Can’t go wrong with a little Paolo Nutini, and that particular song was an absolute jam of…

Manchester

Midi Dresses and Western Boots

The midi length has been around for a while now, initially disrupting the fashion world which had been focused on mini skirts since the 90s. Hemlines may have got lower but they’re certainly not demure, as thigh-high splits and wrap…

Terracotta Skirt | How Clothes Make Me Feel

There are items of clothing that evoke certain feelings and memories, good and bad. They’re deeply personal, often reflecting who you were at different times of your life, the place you lived or the people you surrounded yourself with. Lately,…

Low-key Gothic

Okay, confession time: unlike basically my entire generation, I never had an emo phase. I never had a “chavvy” phase, a sporty phase or really an anything phase for my entire teenage life. The closest I ever got was when…

Four Summer Outfits

I’m still somewhat taken aback by the sheer heat in the UK of the last few weeks, which has reduced me to a bit of a mess, quivering in the shade because I forgot to bring the factor 50 with…

Green Trench Coat | How Clothes Make Me Feel

I wrote a little thing back in October about how clothes make me feel, and after a few new purchases lately I’ve been thinking about how specific items inspire different emotions. I bought this coat from H&M, and I don’t…


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