Thursday, 23 October 2014

S T Y L E // white out

Jeans, Topshop. Top, Primark. Coat, Boohoo. Trainers, Adidas Superstar II.

I haven't blogged in over 4 months, that is the definition of a useless fashion blogger isn't it really. But I have decided to try my best to keep the posts a bit more frequent, even if they are just a picture off of insta. That's better than nothing, right?

This camel coat has been my saviour as the temperature has dropped, it's so versatile! Dressed down with jeans and sneakers, or up with a bodycon midi and some high nude heels. Today I paired it with my new superstars. Words cannot explain how comfortable they are! 

Friday, 27 June 2014

S T Y L E // public desire

Jeans, Topshop. Vest top, New Look. Shirt, F&F. Sunglasses, Asos. Hat, Topshop. Shoes, Public Desire.

I finally have a disposable income this month, and what better to do with it than buy a new pair of shoes! Since I've recently lived in my black cleated sole boots, I wanted a similar pair which catered for the summer weather. The desired features for my idea of a perfect pair of shoes went as follows: white, cleated sole, not boot style, platformed, open toed and a heel. Pretty easy to find you'd expect after what's currently in the high street stores. But I really struggled on the heel factor. I wanted a heel, however one low enough to wear daily without any discomfort. Therefore I had been keeping up with La Moda and Public Desire's stock for a few months, waiting for the 'perfect pair.' Finally the waiting paid off! These are so comfortable with a high enough platform/heel so it's not that obvious that I'm only 5'2"! I suggest everyone takes a look both of their online stores. If your fussy like me and can't find the your ideal pair of shoes on there just yet... just be patient because I'm sure they'll stock them soon!

Thursday, 26 June 2014

F E A T U R E // glamour magazine online

Just a quick post: Last year I was doing work experience for Cosmo mag just off of Carnaby Street, whilst wandering around on my lunch break I was stopped by someone from Glamour mag who asked to take a couple of photos of me. I hadn't seen the photos until recently when I came across them on their online website!!image-number=11!image-number=46

Friday, 6 June 2014

S T Y L E // it's been almost a month...

Skirt, H&M. Top, originally Primark but DIY-ed. Nike Air Max Force. Sunglasses, given to me by a new Japanese clothing brand after being photographed wearing them in the middle of Carnaby Street (they never told me their brand name or emailed me). Rings, mothers and a present.

It's been almost a month since I last posted, how useless am I?! But I've either been revising or working which has taken up pretty much 100% of my time lately. Today is the first day I've got properly dressed, make-up and all, for a long while! My social life is non-existent and I'm currently sharing my bed with my laptop, folders, notepads, pens and highlighters. 

This post is nothing special, I just thought I should give a little update as to why I've been away for so long, whilst taking advantage of the beautiful weather and going all-out-summer-style.

Expect regular posts once my last exam is over on the 16th June! Eeeeeeek!!! 

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I thought I'd try something new and experiment with including a little GIF.

Sunday, 11 May 2014

S T Y L E // leaf/palm print hype

So this week I jumped on the leaf/palm print hype in the form of a cutaway crop top from Topshop (buy it here). After a shopping trip to Bluewater and seeing the palm print crop top in River Island that I've seen all over Instagram and people requesting to buy it off of others on Depop, I could see the reasoning behind the hype. It was a lovely print and very cheap! Inevitably it has pretty much sold out online and in stores. Therefore I began my quest to find another, as a result I found this Topshop one and I loved it instantly. The print is very different to the River Island one, but I think it also looks a lot better quality allowing it to be dressed up easily with a block coloured midi skirt, whilst also simply matching it with a pair of black or white jeans and slip-ons for a daytime look.

Wednesday, 30 April 2014

P R O M O T I O N // jean paul gaultier exhibition

Shirt, New Look. Jean, Topshop (DIY ripped). Lace bralet, American Apparel.  Jacket, H&M. Hat, Topshop. Clutch, American Apparel. Nike Air Force 1.

I went to the Barbican to see 'The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier; From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk' on Saturday. I apologise that it's taken me so many days to actually post about it, I have been working like crazy to make Fashion coursework deadlines, revise for upcoming exams and an interview for an Internship!!! I don't want to speak too soon about the internship so I'll keep that quiet for now.

The exhibition was absolutely amazing! As soon as I walked into it, I felt overwhelmed with excitement to witness the work of such a maverick designer. I seriously suggest that anyone and everyone goes to see it. Every collection was on show, and I even learnt that he often worked with my favourite photographer duo Inez & Vinoodh. 

There was entire section dedicated the iconic cone bra worn by Madonna, plus inspiring quotes from herself, Boy George, Kylie Minogue and many others on why they were so appreciative to work with Gaultier. 

I don't want to spoil too much for whoever is planning on going to see the exhibition.. It is on until 25th August of this year. 

I can't help myself but reveal a sneak peak of a few of my favourite photos which I took.

Thursday, 24 April 2014

S T Y L E // forever being overdressed for college

Hat, Topshop. Top, F&F at Tesco. Leggings, Topshop. Boots, eBay. Jacket, Nelly.

Like I said in the post before, I can't wait to get so much use out of this hat.. and here it is! I've been wearing it quite a lot recently, trying to work out what outfits it will go with, but if I'm honest it goes with nearly everything!

These were a few pictures I took quickly before going to college, which I'm forever being overdressed for. At the time it was so sunny, but a few hours later, down came the rain.. so it's lucky I threw on a big jacket.