The Standtorialist

Welcome to The Standtorialist, the St Andrews take on Scott Schuman’s revolutionary street-style blog, The Sartorialist.     Disclaimer: This is not a ‘best dressed list,’ nor a ‘who’s who’ […]


Welcome to The Standtorialist, the St Andrews take on Scott Schuman’s revolutionary street-style blog, The Sartorialist.  

 

Disclaimer: This is not a ‘best dressed list,’ nor a ‘who’s who’ of our tiny town.

 

As a Londoner (where there’s no such thing as ‘too much’), I have found it difficult to come to terms with this ‘unofficial St Andrews uniform’ that at times seems to dominate our three streets. Instead, I want to focus on those who have carved an individual look for themselves, despite the challenges of Scottish weather.   

 

I will regularly document and celebrate the personal style of the students of our University. I want to know why people dress the way they do, what inspires their individual style, and whether they tailor their personal style to life in St Andrews.

 


Trying to keep up with each new season’s ‘must have’ items – as ordained by Vogue – will more-than-likely leave you broke, even if you look perfect in your Prada pumps.

 

However, there is good news for the broke amongst us:
You can’t buy style, you can only create it.

 

So, it’s time to take off that Barbour (please), and put on something that truly makes you stand out.
 

 

Daniel – Tailored chic
I build my daily look around: My mood
Inspiration: Jean-Paul BelMondo
Personal Style: ‘Well-put together’
Item that you couldn’t live without: This blue Jacket 
Favourite Designer: Yves Saint Laurent

 

Hettie (left) – Pretty in brogue
Style Inspiration: Michael Jackson
Item you couldn’t live without: Thermals
Favourite Designer: Yohji Yamamoto
Pet hate: Coloured jeans (on men)
What do you build your look around: one piece, these trousers for example

 

Hana (right) – Plaid perfection 

Item you couldn’t live without: Tights

Favourite Brand: Burberry 

If you could have one designer item: Mulberry Satchel

 


Sarah (left) – Effortless Simplicity 
Personal Style: Minimal, Block colours, clean lines. 
Must Have for St Andrews: warm clothes, wool! 
Favourite Brand: Sandro 
Pet hate: Men wearing shorts in winter

 

Maria (right) – Fun & feminine 
Item that you couldn’t live without: My glasses 
Must have for St Andrews: Earmuffs
Personal Style: Colourful

 

 

 

I’ve seen Holly twice in the past two days, and she really has crafted her own distinct style. She mixes charity shop buys with pieces from her mum’s wardrobe, loves jewellery, but says that her friends always ask why she’s ‘dressed-up.’ Personally, I think she looks fabulous.  

 


Personal Style: New take on vintage looks, decorative

What’s in your wardrobe: Mum’s clothes, charity shop buys
Item you couldn’t live without: Red lipstick
Inspiration: The past

 


Ollie – Fashionable practicality
Fashion Inspiration: My brother

If you could have one designer item: Givenchy Pea Coat
Favourite Brand: Acne
Item you couldn’t live without: This jacket, it’s like a duvet!
Must have for St Andrews: Satchel

 

Written by Daria Challah, standout sub-editor

 

 

 

 

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