History in the Making

History in the Making

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The Future of Style File Friday?

The Future of Style File Friday?

If you read my post on Wednesday, you will know that An Historian About Town is relaunching on September 1st! I will be continuing on with Style File Friday because style posts are some of my favourites to write, and I think that developing your […]

Style File Friday- Autumn 2018 is Near

Style File Friday- Autumn 2018 is Near

Hello everyone! I’m getting quite excited for the next phase of my blog (which will be relaunching on 1 September!)- in case you were worried, style will still be a regular feature on my blog! As I am currently in a year of style education, […]

How to Set Your Style Budget

How to Set Your Style Budget

I think ideally all of us would have infinite amounts of money to buy whatever pieces of clothing and accessories strike our fancy, but living in reality means that most of us do have a budget that we have to work within. In principle setting […]

How to Identify and Fill Wardrobe Holes, Style File Friday

How to Identify and Fill Wardrobe Holes, Style File Friday

I am a big supporter of having a smaller, quality wardrobe full of things you love to wear rather than a closet full of things a bunch of things you wear occasionally and four items that you wear non-stop. Keeping a concise and loved wardrobe […]

The Validity of Style and Fashion

The Validity of Style and Fashion

I know that it has become a regular hobby of society to denigrate and mock and trivialise style and fashion, and I’ve read countless articles about how fashion is ridiculous, that it’s pointless and shallow and doesn’t offer anything of benefit to anyone. Thank you, […]

4 TED Talks on Style, Style File Friday

4 TED Talks on Style, Style File Friday

I think that most of us know about TED talks, and have seen at least a handful of them shared on in Facebook and Pinterest newsfeeds. However, I don’t normally go out of my way to look for TED talks on a particular topic- they […]

Tips for Buying a Blazer, Style File Friday

Tips for Buying a Blazer, Style File Friday

For those of you who read the blog, you will be familiar with my theory that if you aren’t willing to pay full price for something, you probably don’t want it that much. (Unless you are constantly striving for luxury items, that’s a different question…) […]

How to Find Your Investment Buys, Style File Friday

How to Find Your Investment Buys, Style File Friday

No matter what field you work in or are interested in, there are investment myths- “if you buy a Honda, it won’t lose value”, “if I buy this cappuccino machine, I can make one a day for 10 years,” and  “a Birkin is an investment […]

The 3 Most Interesting Style Podcasts, Style File Friday

The 3 Most Interesting Style Podcasts, Style File Friday

Although podcasts have really hit their second stride in the last 2-3 years, there are a few subject areas that are really lacking in podcasts, style being one of them. I have spent hours searching for style podcasts, and there are surprisingly few of them […]

6 Smart Ways to Shop Sale Emails, Style File Friday

6 Smart Ways to Shop Sale Emails, Style File Friday

I think that in 2018, all of us receive more retail related emails than we could ever hope to read in the rest of our life, and they still keep coming. While I think that all of us need to work on becoming conscious purchasers- […]