This blog began in 2010 as part of the publisher’s promotional materials for my travel book, The Single Girl’s Guide to Meeting European Men. The book rose to #1 on Amazon’s Best-Sellers List within two weeks of publication, and is still selling. The blog has been expanded to cover my other pursuits.

Scottish-Infused Style

September, 25, 2014

This fall, fashion houses are receiving inspiration from Scotland. Last weekend, I attended the Nordstrom Fall Trend Show where guests were greeted with an array of tartan looks.

Milly A

Nordstrom is just too clever. My local store places Milly’s most mesmerizing pieces on the path to Habitant, the new gathering spot for drinks and small plates. When a girl is in the middle of a serious shopping session, she’s bound to get hungry;)

Milly B

And then she runs smack into Milly. That’s how I discovered this sweater with a detachable collar and Scottish-inspired skirt. Frankly, this is how I’ve fallen for several of the Milly items I’ve showcased on my site recently.

Milly C

Being Scottish, and from the Colquhoun clan, I’m fully embracing this fashion front. My ancestors were the governors and keepers of the Royal Dumbarton Castle. I wish I could claim that I’m royalty. I’m not, but in this Scottish-inspired garb I could step inside the castle and feel right at home.

On a more serious note, it you haven’t seen my analysis of the important historic decision Scotland made last week, here it is.

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