Victoria Picton (VP) – Chief Editor & Founder of MISS INDEPENDENT WOMAN –

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Hi Girls!
I am an imperfect obsessive beauty, fashion, music, puppy & chocolate lover. I LOVE LIFE & like many women, I’m on a path to become the best possible person I can be. HERE I will share what I think is BEAUTIFUL, POSITIVE, FUNNY and USEFUL and also share my mistakes and downfalls in the hope you will do the same!
Someone wise once said – ‘love, live & learn together’. Please feel free to follow, connect & share whatever’s on your mind! —— ALL MY INDEPENDENT LADIES HOLLLLLAAAAA!! lol XXX

Strengthening and Sculpting your Legs and Bum

Having a great bum and great legs makes you feel confident and will leave a lasting impression on those watching you walk away ;). If you’re suffering from a lifeless behind then these exercises could help you sculpt the perfect you. Here are the best exercises to tone your bum and legs. Squats are the best exercise for you to do to tone, shape and strengthen your bum and legs. Stand with your feet shoulder width apart. Keeping your back straight, push your bum out and bend at your knees. Your knees should be in line with your toes as you squat down towards the floor. Push through the heals of your feet when coming back up still keeping your… Read More →

How to Look Hot Like Olivia Wilde

As soon as we saw Olivia Wilde‘s rocker chic style at a recent Glamour Magazine event, we knew we had to have it. The actress boldly embraced the fierce fall leather trend, doubling up on sexy lace-up pants and an AllSaints gray moto jacket. Here are our picks for recreating Wilde’s tough but tasteful look—on a budget, of course. Check out our picks for stealing her style:   Trend Alert! Stars Love Leather Moto Jackets   1. Zip it on: A weathered zippered moto jacket mimics the soft-to-the-touch look of Wilde’s topper. ($89.99 at ModCloth.) 2. Lace up:  A pair of corset-inspired skinny jeans adds just the right amount of effortless edge. (On sale at Nasty Gal for $61.60.) 3. Go long: Top off the luxe leather look with a long knit tank. (Reduced to $8.50… Read More →

MIW’s best party dresses

First up: we have a set a frocks for the ladies willing to show a little bit of skin. Me-ow! For the ultimate girly-girl, we’re OB-SESSED with this totally glam ASOS super snug at the waist, and then flares out for an oh-so-feminine silhouette. The surprise is the back of the dress, though, which is totally open! If you want to go ALL OUT when partying, we recommend this ombre teal-to-copper Topshop metallic dress with cut-outs on the front and back of the frock ($360). All eyes will be on you! Another dress we love oh-so-much is this jewel-encrusted ASOS shift ($80).  The black dress is covered in multicolored gems and sequins for a bold but beautiful look that can be… Read More →