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Kirsty McKenzie

10 posts Glasgow Website
Kirsty studied Law but now write about lipstick, shoes and politics on the internet. Sorry Mum. She likes to write about other things too, spot more of her work on her site hellotwobirds.com

Has Treat Yourself Culture Gone Too Far?

I hate reading about money. More specifically, I hate reading ‘money-saving guides’ – the patronising, holier-than-thou budget-stretching tips that do the rounds on the internet and in cringy women's magazines. The last thing I want to do when I’m nursing a killer hangover and drinking an overpriced smoothie from Juice

Fashion Without Borders

2017, the year that Western designers came out fighting with political slogan T-shirts and a wave of feel-good campaigns. We had the Pink Pussy hats at the women’s march. The ‘We are all immigrants’ tees on the catwalk. At a time where the world feels divided and in constant

Is exercise the new 'going out'?

It’s Friday night and the lights are low. Strangers bodies are pushing against me, sweaty and breathless as they mouth the words to their favourite songs. And the music is loud, really loud – Kanye and Stormzy pulsing through the expensive sound system. Girls, in crop tops and outfits that