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Sunday, 29 January 2012

nails wraps

Wanted to try these nail wraps as an alternative to varnish. They peeled off half-way through the night so I guess their only benefit over varnish is that they create pretty cool patterns which only a salon could create. Got mine from Claire's for £5 or so.

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Wearing: Urban Outfitters velvet jacket, tassel socks, jeans; H&M hat; Topshop shoes; Vintage fur coat

These shoes remind me of the shoes I wore when I was in school. Back then I would have done anything for a heel - now I can't get enough of them. Still breaking them in at the moment, I yearn for the day I can wear them for hours on end with total comfort as the one slightly clips my ankle. But you know what they say, if the shoe fits, it's ugly. 

Will probably be absent from my blog for a few days, the deadlines are following behind me already. xx

Sunday, 22 January 2012

Wearing:  River Island tassel kimono; New Look coat; Urban Outfitters bra, knitted hat; Miss Selfridge skirt; Deena & Ozzy Boots @ Urban Outfitters

As gorgeous as the ocean is deep - these boots really are perfection. I first wore them last summer whilst walking around in Paris - I think their looks got the better of me as they are not entirely comfortable for 'walking' shoes and the suede material together with the style of the shoe - it being a boot, is definitely not good for the sweltering heat of the Parisian city in the summer time. Non the less - their time has finally come- they're perfectly suited for the winter climate and they're becoming a wardrobe favourite.

Also, wanted to post a photo of the view from out garden, Lancaster can be so beautiful as the sun starts to set.


Wednesday, 18 January 2012

casual/ smart

Wearing: Moschino shirt; River Island shoes; Topshop pencil skirt; H&M hat

Half way through first week back to university and the reading load is piling up already! No need to lecture you about mixing casual with smart; a playful pom pom cable hat will play down any outfit - fierce leather and heels included.

Saturday, 14 January 2012

one and a half hours and three bottles of hair dye later, I finally have my new extensions in. :) I dyed my hair darker over Christmas so trying to dye the extensions the same colour as my hair before I could even have them put in was more than awkward. 

But it was worth it - longer than the last ones, I love the end result.

Friday, 13 January 2012

Friday 13th xxxx

Wearing: Miss Selfridge maxi dress; Asos boots; Urban Outfitters back pack; Topshop faux fur gillet

It's no secret I've been living in black recently. It's a colour that's day-to-night friendly and I'm loving it at the moment. Finally got to take the bag out for a walk, totally forgot how useful back-packs are since my school days. No need for me to introduce the boots - they speak for themselves.

Now, time to go and drown myself in all this reading (yes on a FRIDAY night), it's back to uni next week!

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

black, fur & print

Wearing: Urban Outfitters fringed crop bra & faux fur scarf; Miss Selfridge blazor; Levi's shorts @ Urban Outfitters; H&M hat; New Look boots; Dorothy Perkins bag  

Don't be fooled by the cropped bra style top or the shorts - it really is freeeeezing outside. But I was hopping straight into my friend's car and to her house so I decided to take advantage of the clothes I wouldn't otherwise be able to wear due to the weather and show a little flesh.

Now I'm going to the gym. Second time this week, Proud!

Tuesday, 10 January 2012


my first article for MouthLondon this year - loveloveLOVE writing for the magazine.

Semantics, words, Lexis, lingo, language, text, print. Expression through language is what makes us rational beings. I love to write. Not a hobby but a passion. I've never posted any of my other articles on my blog before which is almost unforgivable as it's a blog about the things I love and I love to write.

So I've posted them below, in the order in which they were written:


tea for two

Wearing : Topshop blouse & jeans; Urban Outfitters Bandeau; Miss Selfridge blazer; New Look coat; H&M pumps

ok! first two weeks of 2012 almost over. Simple outfit, but maximum enjoyment. Spent the evening with a friend of mine, hadn't seen him all over Christmas and we cooked a stir-fry - extra yummy! 

I went to the gym for the first time in three weeks. Would like to say I'll be going at least four times a week. But lets not make promises we can't keep. When the temperature drops there is only one place I want to be: hibernating in my bedroom!

Friday, 6 January 2012

Happy New Year

Boots & Bag - Urban Outfitters

Say hi to my two new friends ^^^ 

My excuse? I was working New Years Eve so I had to bring the new year in somehow. The backpack is everything I want in a bag - and more. Urban Outfitters was good to me last year - found something almost every-time I went in - good to know 2012 is looking to be the same. Couldn't resist the boots, they have a zip AND a buckle - nothing better than two attractions on one shoe.