Although the perennial make-up look for summer is, of course, ‘fresh-faced’ beauty I’d like to venture a painterly alternative. Wild, I know, but as anyone who has actually ventured out [...]Read more ›
Articles by: Katy Smail
a Illustration graduate from Edinburgh College of Art in 2007, and has spent the past year in a world of words, pictures, fashion and stories.
She works as a freelance fashion writer, while her illustrations 'like candyfloss sticking to wind blown lips' are found in publications like 'The Talent' and 'Curvy Annual 08', and are sold in 'Luna and Curious', Brick Lane, London.
Seeing this photograph of Kirsten Dunst in this white dress made me think 3 things: 1. Thank goodness Kirsten is back running around town in pretty, pretty thingsRead more ›
I am, and always have been, a dress girl through and through. The devotion to flippy skirts and girly dresses that carries me through dreary winters in a haze of [...]Read more ›
Having already written about, and fallen achingly and unashamedly in love with, the A/W lace trend way back in February, it is with a gleeful (and slightly territorial) heart that [...]Read more ›
For some time now, I have been trying to curb a creeping desire to adorn myself in fringing. Not so ridiculous as it sounds, really, when you consider that it [...]Read more ›
Not one to adopt “style icons” from the celebrity realm I have to confess to a guilty fascination with the sartorial choices of Swedish singerRead more ›
I try and I try and I try to be good and save my pennies but Topshop is a bad place. A bad, bad place that wants to see me [...]Read more ›
Many admiring words have been spoken, of late, of the countless joys that coral can cast over one’s life. Words that I entirely agree with (perhaps I wrote them?) and, [...]Read more ›
Footwear, legwear and general leg exposure is always a bit of a tricky area when the sun bestows it’s gentle rays on pins as white as mine are. All sunkissed [...]Read more ›
An aura of deconstructed grandeur seems to be encircling the world of fashion at the moment. From the A/W08 collections of Balenciaga and Prada to the Cecil Beaton influence at [...]Read more ›
I have, I must admit, a bit of a jewelry addiction. I’m like a cat with a little bell around my neck – my friends can always tell exactly where [...]Read more ›
I have a question. What is going to be the trend for sunglasses this summer and early Fall? –Read more ›