The evolution of the day dress

The day dress is a staple piece in many women’s wardrobes. Often coming out over spring and summer, a light dress can brighten our mood and our outfits – it’s perfect for drinks at the pub, barbeques and the occasional cocktail party. But where did the day dress that we know and love begin? And how have celebrities rocked the garment over the years? Trilogy stores, retailers of womenswear from designers such as Rails Clothing, tell us more…

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You’re dumb if you think blogs are dying

A picture of Jess Wilby blogging whilst looking at the latest issue of glamour with a blogger on it.

Editor’s note: I began this post 5 months ago, but due to the changing landscape of online media a lot has happened since. Algorithm changes, Youtube’s secret codes, Cosmo blog awards entry requirements, Vero (lol), Hannah Gale’s schedule change (utter heartbreak). That said, it might outdate itself fast so make sure you share it right away whilst it’s hot and fresh ;).


Clickbait title aside, there are many people who think blogging is a ‘dying art’. The myth that people don’t read blogs anymore has encroached into our community and people are bailing left, right and centre.

Let them.

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First impressions of an Aries rising

How are you all surviving Aries season?

As an opal October baby, you might be wondering why I’m blogging about Aries season and it’s high time I made a confession… my rising sign is Aries.

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How to leave your house when you really don’t want to

Listen, some days you don’t want to leave your bed. I get it.

In fact, sometimes it’s not just a day. Sometimes the feeling hits you for longer and here we are days later; in the same old bedding, same old sleepwear, knotted hair and all.

I get like this from time to time. No matter how much you want to leave the house you just feel like something is getting in the way. Part of us knows just a little fresh air would make us feel better, but can you really muster up the courage to leave the comfort of your flat?

Yes, you can.

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Why it’s important to push your own buttons

As I’m writing this blog post, I’m waiting to attend a SpeakUP event for public speaking. Picture me in the lobby room of Friend’s Meeting House, thoroughly terrified, asking myself why on earth I put myself through things like this.

And that’s when it hit me – why do we do ‘this’ to ourselves? Push our own buttons, go out of our comfort zone, provoke our insecurities.

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