Wardrobe Revisited

Jan 29th, 2019 Fashion, Inspiration Kirstie 10 min read

In my latest article with Vantage Point magazine, I worked with Alison discussing her own wardrobe and creating new outfits from clothes she already had – we split up two-pieces, played with new colour combinations and made loved items work for her life now. For the full story, more images and Alison’s own comments, see below.   This stripy Boden shirt came with a pale…

Layer Layer!

Aug 31st, 2018 Fashion, Inspiration Kirstie 3 min read

With autumn just around the corner, it’s time to prepare for cooler months, in fact my favourite time of year, instead of wearing the lightest cotton dresses the time has come to layer up. Yay! One easy transition is to keep wearing your floaty summer dress and add a knit over the top, shown perfectly by Hussein Chalayan’s Autumn/Winter 2018 collection. Soft and willowy with…

Identity Crisis

Oct 11th, 2017 Fashion, Inspiration, Kirstie Smillie Kirstie 5 min read

There seems to be a panic in the air from women I am meeting, worrying about what they should be wearing! Anguish generally seems to be about what is in fashion and how to follow the trends. Inspiration from well know bloggers seems to exacerbate the problem, as they tend to talk the ‘average lady’ talk but wear the new trends on a regular basis….

Dressing Apples and Pears (or Big boobs, Big bums!)

Jun 25th, 2017 Fashion, Inspiration, Kirstie Smillie Kirstie 6 min read

Along with my lovely friend Alison, I decided to go forth in the quest to dress big boobs and big bums. That’s the fairly crude way of saying that I, of larger bottom and thigh area (in fruit terms a Pear, plus upper arm dislike) and Alison, of ample bosom and dislike of tummy area (a sort of Apple) will try out the best high…

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