Wednesday, December 24

LBD - On a Budget

I don't know about you, but there are many points throughout the year to which I have sit myself down and remind myself, "You don't have the money to buy that." The Christmas period is the worst for it, it's the Christmas shopping! I was wandering around doing my prezzie shopping the other day, and it was going well, until I walked past H&M and saw the most gorgeous jumper, and then I had that conscience battle: "I want it!" - "That money is for other peoples presents!" In the end, the angel on my shoulder won and I went home jumperless. Now though,  because all my Christmas shopping is done, and I have the tiniest amount of money left, I though I would find myself a LBD for the winter season , but on a budget. This also creating the first post of my new range "On a Budget" in which I will be posting outfit inspiration and trend updates but on a budget (for people like me who need to save their very minimal amount of cash.) so this will

Anyway, so I hope you like my selection of LBD's, there's some conventional, and some unconventional designs, because this is such a classic item, and one that most of you probably already have at home, so thought I'd share with you a few twists on the classic, ones that you won't already have in your wardrobe, and some ones that maybe you'll want to have. And as this is my last post before Christmas, I wish you all the best Christmas and an amazing New Year!

(And don't forget to follow on Bloglovin'. Consider it a christmas present!)


Thursday, December 18

Gift guide: The Men

Hey guys,

As promised here is a gift guide for the men. Sorry it has taken so long, had a lot to do this week, had to revise for my theory test. I passed so all worth it! And as you probably all know, buying for men is so difficult, but here we go hope you like the selection, and hope it helps.


Saturday, December 13

Gift guide: The Women

Hi everyone,

Now if your as unorganized as me you will be starting to think "Oh crap, I need to start present shopping!" so this post is dedicated to us. The late-comers, the indecisive pressie shopper, or the people that just haven't had time, I am with you and luckily I have trawled the internet in search of prezzies for the whole family, of course, on a budget. This post is just the women, will be posting again in a couple days with gifts for the men, so stay tuned!

Hope you like them :)


Wednesday, December 10

Inspiration Wednesday

Hey everyone,

It is getting to that time of year when we have to start thinking about X-mas / New years party dresses (Ok, we don't have to but, its an excuse to shop right?) I was searching for the prefect dress for New years and thought I would share with you a few of my finds that I particularly loved to inspire you for your Wednesday.

Hope you like them.

I would love to see your winter party dress choices for this year so send in a pic and I will put up my favourites.


Thursday, December 4

Inspiration Wednesday

Here we are again on inspiration Wednesday. Here are my outfit suggestions to perk up your mid - week. Enjoy!


Inspiration Wednesday

Happy Wednesday everyone!

This morning I wanted to share with you a few different looks using the very simple item of dungarees (or overalls, however you want to say it.)

It's another short one due to the high levels of work that I am being crushed by at the moment, nevertheless, I hope you enjoy!


Wednesday, December 3

Inspiration Wednesday

Hi everyone!

It's inspiration Wednesday, so this week I will just be sharing with you a few of my new favourites. I (like most of you probably) took Black Friday as an opportunity to X-mas shop (for myself.) Therefore, today I want to share with you a few things I bought and a few things which I loved, but were out of stock *cries into pillow*.

Hope you enjoy!


Friday, November 28

Undeniable winter

Hey everyone,

I don't know about you but I have come to except in the last couple of days that it is definitely winter. I know this may sound like an obvious conclusion but you know that feeling when you just don't want to let go of summer. I've finally let go. I felt it was time seen as though it was 4 degrees yesterday (too cold!) and I had to put on my biggest woolly jumper in order to not freeze to death. In tribute to this minor revelation that I have had I though I would do a post on keeping warm this winter because, realistically, that's the stage I am now at, so this post will be dedicated to the winter essential - coats.


Sunday, November 16

Bermuda Triangle

Hello everyone!

I'm so sorry that I haven't posted in ages but as you may know I have been in the wonderful country of Bermuda. Although I got back on Wednesday I have been in a manaic rush travelling to and from London (3 times in 4 days) but now I am home and have some time to sit down and enjoy being home. Saying that I dont have the right to relax to much as I had the best time of my life, didn't realise hw much I needed a break but feel so much better now. I feel like I can handle all the stress of the crazy amount of work I have (especially since the 2 weeks of no work I have to catch up on) so much better, and feel generally happier.


Wednesday, October 29

Inspiration Wednesday - Bermuda Triangle

Hey everyone,

Sorry that it's so late in the day, but today I would like share with you some exciting news, that I'm going on holiday!! A week today I will be flying over the ocean to one of my favorite places in the entire world - Bermuda. (Can you tell I'm excited?) 

Bermuda is by far one of the most beautiful places in the entire world, from the wonderful people, to the stunning white beaches to the crystal clear sea it is the most jaw-droppingly beautiful and most unsung places in the world an in definitely cannot wait to be there! Although it may already sound amazing (it is) there is one thing that sticks in my memory as being the highlights of the island (well for me at least.) They have the best ice-cream parlour I have ever been to! I've never seen so much ice-cream that tasted so good, so when I come back I may be stone or two heavier but it's definitely worth it. 


Sunday, October 26

Pure love

Hi everyone,

Today I wanted to do a post that was a bit different. As opposed to doing a trend post, I decided to share with you a love of mine. A designer who I think designs the most heavenly, jaw-droppingly gorgeous dresses that everyone should take time to appreciate. 

Elie Saab. 


Monday, October 20

Sir Yes Sir!

Happy Monday everyone!

It's Monday morning (which begs the question why am I in such a good mood) but whatever the reason it's good because it means I get spend some time doing what I love - this!  This morning I have been looking into another of A/W '14's major trends - military. I personally love this trend as I love how such functional clothing style can inspire and entire epidemic of fashionable clothing and an entire trend. It so interesting how the fashion community can adopt any form of style and turn it into something so beautiful (or many things that are so beautiful). Anyway here are my picks to keep you up to date with this awesome trend!

Enjoy :)


Friday, October 10

Biker chic

Hey everyone, 

As predicted back in August (in my post Leather Jackets) they are back, and with vengeance. Biker chic is in this A/W and I have to say I am totally on board. If you stocked up on the leather jackets back in August then well done you!! If not then here are a few suggestions to whack into your wardrobe, along with a few other biker bits, to get you bang on trend this A/W.


Wednesday, October 8

Inspiration Wednesday!

Hey everyone, happy Wednesday!

Now I wanted to do an IW (inspiration Wednesday) with a winter theme, as I don't know about where you are, but its getting cold here! Had to light my wood burner last night for the first time since last winter. I'll be honest I loved it! I had mince pies (shop bought but what can you do) and was snuggled in front of the fire watching TV. I think someone needs to tell my brain that it isn't Christmas yet! 

Anyhow, here are a few winter themed ideas, to keep you warm this autumn!

Rusty Blue Sheer Hooded Jacket with Floral Dress (2-Piece Outfit)


Thursday, October 2

Inspiration Wednesday

Hey everyone! Sorry that it has taken me sooooo long to post, A- level stuff again (I know I've used that excuse many times). I would say that I will be posting more regularly soon (which I really hope I have the time for) but realistically I am swamped with work and am now taking ANOTHER course added on so it's not looking likely for me to up the posts for a while. 

Anyways, it is inspiration Wednesday and as I said that I would show you what I wear, I couldn't wait any longer. Sorry about the poor quality photos my boyfriend isn't the greatest picture taker (between us), the next post will be much better, I swear!  

Nevertheless,  I hope you like it!


Wednesday, September 24

My favourites

Morning everyone, it's Wednesday, which normally means Inspiration Wednesday! 
However this morning I though I would mix things up a bit and show you a few of my personal favourite looks (in prep for you actyully seeing some of mine!) Im sorry foer the lack of posting, life is pretty crazy with trying to juggle A Levels, blogging, designing and having a social life, but I swear as soon as I have some free time I will do some proper posts including pics of my acual outfits as my camrea is working again. Hope you like what I've got for you today. 


Saturday, September 20

Don't want to let go of summer? Me neither!

As much as we'd all like to pretend it's not happening, Autumn is coming. There's a slight chill in the air and it's this sort of time which ponders the question of "what do I wear today?". It's not quite warm and it's not quite cold, what do you do? Well, there are a few ways to keep summer alive but with an autumn twist. Hope you enjoy!


Saturday, September 13

Leather: Preparation

Hi everyone! 

With Autumn around the corner I thought I would do post on something which I think is a must-have, and that I believe we will be seeing a lot more of in the near future. 

Leather (that does include faux). I think it is something which can instantly change a look and to me is one of the luxuries of the fashion world. I have tried to include something for everyone in this post, so whatever your style or budget here are some perfect leather pieces for this autumn.  


Wednesday, September 10

Inspiration Wednesday

Hey everyone, my deepest apologies for not putting up last weeks inspiration Wednesday, 1st week back so things were pretty crazy. I have included few final summer ones to enjoy the last few days of the nice weather, as well as a couple warmer ones.
Anyway, I hope you enjoy the lot that I have for this week :)


Saturday, August 30

Leather Jackets

On a fine Saturday evening like this I want to remind you of one of the humblest and most wearable pieces of fashion, to grace our catwalks and shop; and now its back. The leather jacket. In honestly, I'm not sure it ever really left in my head, but anyhow its back for A/W '14 and I'm going show you some great looks to team it with!


Sunday, August 24

Cosmic my heart

I like cosmic print clothing. I like it because it reminds me of how insignificant we are within the universe. We, as humans, have created this need to feel significant, because it is incomprehensible for us to know how insignificant we truly are. Many say the big question is what is the purpose of life? - The truth? There isn't one. We are here because we are here. We have no purpose. For many this is a sad truth. But for me, not so much. It just means we have to create our own purpose. That is why  like to express this unimaginable galaxy through an asset I have chosen to make the purpose of my life - fashion.


Thursday, August 21

Unique Little Finds

I love finding little quirky items that represent my true interests. I think that fashion is a massive part of showing who you are, and expressing yourself which is why I love trolling through the internet to find special unique little items that really show me. Here are some of my new ones that I love. Hope you enjoy!


Wednesday, August 20

Survival Pack - What would you choose?

If you had to choose 6 pairs of shoes to be your survival pack of shoes what would they be? Well, in the September '14 issue of Vogue they did a feature on the very question.
It is to showcase the collaboration between Olivia Palermo and Aquazzura's Edgardo Osorio to create 6 must have shoes. The friends dreamt up the idea of a "survival pack" of shoes using both their NYC and atelier backgrounds and influences. A very good combination it turns out as these beautiful creations are spectacular! From each individual shoe has it's own character, which I love about them. The suede and crystal shows even features a Victorian style crystal necklace which is attached on the back. If that doesn't say wow I don't know what does!

This exclusive collection will be sold at 12 store world wide and exclusively on and features 6 essential styles that every woman should own - a jewelled sandal, an ankle boot, a heeled pump, a simple strappy sandal, and a thigh-high boot.

Olivia Palermo SHoes-4

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