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How to support independent designers

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After the weirdest of times we’ve been through, nothing screams “we’re ready to move on” more than the Met Gala this week. Political & social messages, men’s flamboyant fashion (Louis XIII step aside), and an array of the most extravagant interpretations of what it’s like “In America”. We’ve survived a pandemic. It’s time to resume life and live it to the fullest! Starting today! And since the Met Gala is the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute annual fundraising, what better opportunity to write about how to support independent designers? Keep reading if you want to find out more.

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How to feel confident in your own clothes?

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When you feel good about yourself, you project the best version of you to the world. Fashion is a means to express our individuality and it certainly influences how confident we feel about ourselves. Don’t think so? Remember Princess Diana’s “Revenge Dress”? There’s a reason it was a dress and not random jogging bottoms. So, given we’re still in a journey out of the recent draconian period in history we lived in, this week’s blog is all about how to feel confident in your own clothes. If fashion can help boost our confidence, then we may as well make the most of it!

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My top 5 accessories to transform an outfit

My Top 5 Accessories To Transform An Outfit

No wardrobe will be complete without accessories. They can add “life” to a monochromatic and otherwise plain outfit or even help enhance the wearer’s beauty. We shouldn’t underestimate the power of accessories, which is why in this week’s blog I’ll share my top 5 accessories to transform an outfit.

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Back to work wardrobe

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Holiday season is ending, children are back to school and several companies are welcoming their co-workers into the office from September. After such a long time interacting with colleagues and management via Zoom calls in the comfort of your jogging bottoms, this may be a good time to start planning your back to work wardrobe.

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10 items to pack for a weekend away

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The holiday season is here and we can finally make travel plans. However, with countries moving from green, to amber or red all the time you may be considering shorter breaks. If you’re thinking of a weekend away somewhere (maybe in Edinburgh while the festival is on) keep reading. In this week’s blog post we share the 10 items to pack for a weekend away. Continue reading 10 items to pack for a weekend away

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Get Festival Ready

Did you know the Edinburgh International Festival as well as the Edinburgh Fringe Festival are back this Summer? That’s right! Obviously with some Covid safety measures, but it’s definitely happening this year. Which means, between Aug 7th and 29th there will be plenty to see and do in Edinburgh. So, check what’s on and get festival ready with our tips. Continue reading Get Festival Ready