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Learning How To Dress Up

“I’m completely sick of dressing down and jeans and such. I want to start wearing skirts and dresses and dress pants. I’d like to stick to black and red and white if possible. Any suggestions on where to start with completely re-vamping my wardrobe?” Yes! This can be broken down pretty simply into a few […]

How To Buy A Winter Coat

One of the most interesting things about the recent fashion week in New York is the fact that many designers (including Erin Fetherston & Zac Posen) profiled what they called “seasonless” collections, meaning that the garments in question could be worn in hot or cold weather with simple additions or subtractions. It’s another exciting thing […]

Wishlist #001

I just went for a walk around the city & looked in lots of shops & planned out some more of my winter wardrobe. This is my current wishlist. To grow out my hair & get it bleached. I am going to go back to platinum for a bit, while it grows. I am REALLY […]

How To Wear Layers Without Looking Like A Crazy Bag Lady

This article is in response to the lovely S.’s question, which was phrased something like, “how do I wear layers without looking mental?”. With the entire world in a strange limbo, season-wise, getting dressed every morning kind be a trial. The weather is changing so radically that no one knows whether to wear sandals or […]

Geek Chic

Now so ubiquitous that there is a Wikipedia entry for it, Geek Chic is currently one of the most popular looks around. It’s showing up on catwalks across the world, & even closer to home — the ‘geek chic’ prom outfit I put together was by far the one that resonated with people most! If […]

Improving Your Life With Feng Shui (Or: Why I Bought Goldfish Today)

Feng shui is pronounced “fung schway” & is a Chinese discipline practiced within the home. Used properly, it is said to increase happiness, romance & prosperity. It works on the concept of manipulating qi, which can be translated as “life force” or “energy flow”. Qi follows the wind (feng) & is halted by water (shui), […]

The Perfect Roadtrip

Every now & then when your life gets complicated & the weasels start closing in, the only real cure is to load up on heinous chemicals & then drive like a bastard from Hollywood to Las Vegas. To relax, as it were, in the womb of the desert sun. Just roll the roof back & […]

Accessorising For Men

I’ve got a boyfriend who’s not altogether a bad dresser – what he wears is what the majority of boys in my (very warm) country dress in: big tees/polo tees paired with jeans or berms, with Nike dunks, Adidas superstars or flip-flops. But I’d love to see him dress up just a little bit more, […]

How To Beat Problem Skin Into Submission

A question: I was wondering if you had any advice or product recommendations for those of us with “problem” skin. I still get acne at the age of 27, and though I have been searching for years, I can’t seem to find anything to control it. I am loathe to ask advice at a department […]

Inspiring desks

This topic becomes larger on my horizon every day. Since I started working from home, I’ve really come to appreciate how important it is to enjoy the space in which you work. I have always enjoyed decorating the places I live in, but when I was going out to work, I was really only spending […]

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