Kirstie Smillie

Rewind to Winter Warmers

Feb 8th, 2017 Fashion, Inspiration, Real Style Kirstie 6 min read

Over the last few weeks, my blog postings were all about looking forward to Spring but obviously it’s still Winter and the weather’s getting cold again…rewind to Winter Warmers. Lets enjoy layering. Really, it can be fun. Think not one or two, but three or four layers peeking out to add colour, shape and interest under gloomier skies. I found these all on Pinterest. How…

What’s your Uniform?

Mar 13th, 2016 Fashion Kirstie 3 min read

“Fashion is sometimes characterised as being about conformity, an industry intent on persuading the individual to buy an endless series of uniforms from one season to the next.” Wrote Justine Picardie, Editor-in-Chief of Harper’s Bazaar, back in 2013 (an article I kept for future interest) The fashion of the season may be telling us all to buy yellow jumpsuits, but we all tend to have…

Denim at any Age

Nov 2nd, 2015 Fashion, Real Style Kirstie 4 min read

Denim has attitude and can be worn super relaxed or smart casual, as shown by these stylish women I have pinned on my Pinterest board. Avoid the super skinny and take time to find the brands that really suit your shape. For a designer fit, look at NYDJ jeans, available in petite, tall and plus sizes in all the leg style options, whereas from the high street…