Love the Basic

Apr 24th, 2017 Fashion, Inspiration, Kirstie Smillie Kirstie 4 min read

Trends flow in and out, but there are a few humble basics that are essential to complete a wardrobe and this one does not need to be expensive, in fact sometimes the more pricey ones over do the design and lose simplicity. At this time of year a denim jacket can be just enough to layer over printed dresses or make tailored trousers perfect for…

Kirstie in Print

No Ordinary Audrey

Apr 12th, 2017 Fashion, Inspiration, Kirstie Smillie, Printed Articles Kirstie 1 min read

Here is my latest article published earlier this month, when I chatted to fashion boutique owner Audrey Filtness. The play on her name, which became the shop’s identity, came about from her first boss who wrote notes for her spelt as it sounds, Ordri. I like that. Great clothes are often found in small spaces, so they are worth searching out, read more about her…

It’s going to be a good crop

Apr 3rd, 2017 Fashion, Inspiration, Kirstie Smillie Kirstie 4 min read

They are a love or hate style, but with so many options out there, one crop trouser will be right for you. Inspired by an email from Uniqlo, where they span slim to wide crops, I have started my own search for more cropped trousers for this Spring Summer. I don’t suit shorts, so for me a crop offers a softer summer leg shape without…