Christina Lindsay
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Christina Lindsay is a freelance style writer based in Scotland. She has contributed to various publications such as Tiger magazine and and has undertaken work for Tatler and Harper's Bazaar in London. Christina has also reported on the Scottish Fashion Awards, and on London Fashion Week for designer dress hire website, Girl Meets Dress.

As well as running her own blog, The Daydreamer, Christina has blogged for brands including Pepperberry, Boden and Schuh.

Christina loves to experience new cultures and cuisines and especially likes picking up exotic accessories on her travels. Her most treasured possessions are her dog, her shoes and a regular supply of chocolate; although she has discovered that the three don’t necessarily go well together.

Entries by Christina Lindsay

What Lies Beneath

(0) Comments | Posted 31 March 2014 | (12:24)

How much do you spend on your underwear? Is yours a case of picking up a supermarket multipack for less than a tenner while you do your weekly shop? Or do you prefer to browse the high street on a Saturday morning before meeting friends for coffee? If you're anything...

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It's Got to Be Real

(0) Comments | Posted 4 August 2013 | (12:43)

I don't know about you but I love a beauty campaign that features real women. Dove is the obvious example of a huge brand that challenged the unforgiving beauty industry's idealisation of women, demonstrating that women come in all different shapes, sizes and colours, and that they are all beautiful....

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Me Time

(2) Comments | Posted 24 June 2013 | (11:05)

Last month I invested in a little self-indulgence. By self-indulgence I mean three days of doing absolutely nothing, apart from the odd spa treatment and Fanta Lemon (why does it taste so much better on holiday?).

There's a lot to be said for taking time out...

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A Challenge for Spring: Print Trousers

(0) Comments | Posted 16 April 2013 | (12:33)

Finally, the sun has shown his pretty face and I can excited for spring, not only to be able to pack away my winter coat, but so that I can embrace the trend for printed trousers this season. Print trousers were seen at many of the SS13 collections and this...

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The Hazards of Social Media

(0) Comments | Posted 26 March 2013 | (14:00)

I do my best to be nice to everyone. I was brought up to treat people as I would like to be treated and, as most people do, I like to be treated nicely, with respect and sincerity and kindness. Perhaps that makes me a pansy, but I'd rather be...

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Scotland's Fashion Moment

(0) Comments | Posted 4 December 2012 | (11:35)

It's official - Scotland is having a fashion moment. Harvey Nichols has just celebrated its 10th anniversary, Hayley Scanlan was name Scottish Young Designer of the Year 2012, and today, fashion designer extraordinaire, Karl Lagerfeld, brings CHANEL's Métiers d'Art 2012/13 show to the capital city, Edinburgh. If ever there was...

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Hayley Scanlan Launch: HS Velvet Venom

(0) Comments | Posted 5 November 2012 | (11:22)

Hayley Scanlan (aka Scottish Designer of the Year) launched her diffusion line, HS, in association with V&A at Dundee on Saturday.

The invitation only event was held at Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum, The McManus, with a backdrop of iconic fashion images which are currently on display...

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The Art of Shopping

(0) Comments | Posted 16 October 2012 | (14:49)

I love fashion and I love shopping. I love timeless style and old school Hollywood glamour. I love plush interiors and quirky gardens and the latest beauty trends. With this in mind, you would think I would love art.

I want to love art, but the thing is, art can...

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Selling Dreams: 100 Years of Fashion Photography

(0) Comments | Posted 30 September 2012 | (12:16)

As part of the V&A Dundee project, the latest exhibition to come to The McManus (Dundee's Art Gallery and Museum) is Selling Dreams: 100 Years of Fashion Photography. The exhibit includes images from some of the world's most iconic and influential fashion photographers, including David Bailey, Norman Parkinson...

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Harvey Nichols Edinburgh - AW12 Runway Show

(0) Comments | Posted 27 September 2012 | (12:22)

Harvey Nichols Edinburgh hosted a fashion show last night, showcasing their AW12 collections for Edinburgh's most stylish shoppers. Guests were treated to a Champagne reception before being escorted to the underground garage, which housed the runway and backstage area. The front row seats were occupied by a plethora...

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The Eyebrows Have It

(0) Comments | Posted 14 September 2012 | (15:04)

Everyone knows that the facial feature of the moment is the brow. Ever since Arizona Muse stepped on to the runway (and in to numerous campaigns), the brow has been the facial focal point and it shows no sign of giving up its place under the spotlight.

Most women between...

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A Shopper's Heaven on Earth

(0) Comments | Posted 11 September 2012 | (13:14)

Every August I spend a week or so in Oxfordshire visiting my in-laws, who live in a sweet little village six miles outside of Oxford. While we are there, we take long walks in the countryside, have lunch by the river and barbeques in the evening, spending time with our...

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Scottish Fashion Awards 2012

(0) Comments | Posted 13 June 2012 | (12:11)

The annual Scottish Fashion Awards were held on Monday at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow in association with InStyle, and the fashion elite attended in their finery to honour the achievements of the fashion industry's brightest stars.

Now in its seventh year, the Scottish Fashion Awards are...

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Get Ready For the Scottish Fashion Awards 2012

(0) Comments | Posted 7 June 2012 | (14:02)

This Monday, the 7th annual Scottish Fashion Awards will take place at the Clyde Auditorium in Glasgow and for the first time, tickets are available to purchase so that everyone can enjoy the Scottish "fashion oscars".

I can't wait to be there and will be Tweeting live...

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Scottish Fashion Awards Announce Nominees

(0) Comments | Posted 20 April 2012 | (13:43)

Today the Scottish Fashion Awards announced the nominees for the prestigious awards which will be presented at the star-studded ceremony in Glasgow this June.

TV presenter and former model, Alexa Chung will host the 7th annual awards ceremony, which founded by Tessa Hartmann of Hartmann Media. Chung...

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Christmas Time, Your Time

(0) Comments | Posted 21 December 2011 | (11:03)

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas....and so should you! At this time of year, everyone likes to look nice in their cosy knits and party dresses, so I thought I'd share with you my favourite beauty products and treatments during party season and the run up to Christmas....

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Masquerade Mayhem: What To Wear!

(0) Comments | Posted 5 December 2011 | (15:00)

T'is the season to be jolly! It certainly is, because this weekend I am attending the Masquerade Ball at five-star resort, the Old Course Hotel in St Andrews. You can imagine the research that has gone into the outfit for such a prestigious event, especially since the most...

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Jump Start

(0) Comments | Posted 30 October 2011 | (23:00)

Last season introduced us to the jumpsuit. SS11 said, "Here's the latest trend, why not try it on for size?", but of course, I immediately thought the jumpsuit wasn't for me: too many lumps and bumps to worry about.

The word jumpsuit brings to mind lithe, supermodel bodies scantily...

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One of the Boys?

(0) Comments | Posted 5 October 2011 | (00:21)

I am not particularly impressed with this season's masculine trend. I think it's something to do with my hourglass figure; I can't wear clothes cut with men's sharp lines in mind. Firstly, they don't fit properly - masculine tailoring doesn't work well on T&A - and secondly, I'm too short....

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In Your Dreams - How to Cope With AW11's Penchant for Fetishism

(1) Comments | Posted 17 September 2011 | (00:00)

One part erotica, one part goth, the new season's penchant for fetishism might be slightly unexpected, but it's definitely understandable: thanks to the recession forcing us to believe that staying in is the new going out, designers have taken inspiration from the bedroom and filtered it into our every day...

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