Thursday, 28 February 2013

Polka dots



Hi! Another photo for you today but before that I just want to thank all of the people who are following me, it means so much and I am 100% shame free in admitting that I do a little hooray every time I see another one! I hope you all continue to enjoy the content and I always love feedback so feel free to comment away if the mood takes you! So the photo, firstly, I just love this. The minute I saw them my face just lit up and I was nervous as sometimes women are a little more hesitant to have their photo taken but after a little persuasion they agreed. I love how well they match and compliment each other; the hair style, the neutral colours and of course all the fabulous polka dots. I think these looks are elegant, what with the patent bags, leather gloves and scarves but still kept fresh and fun (it's all in the dots!).

Monday, 25 February 2013

Green coat



I'm updating my blog today from London, although this photo was taken in Manchester. I'm on holiday with my boyfriend and it's been ace so far. We've been to the Harry Potter studio tour (I am a total geek for Harry Potter!) and it was amazing, you get to see everything and it's not all behind glass. Well. most of it's behind ropes but you can get good photos and make some of the animatronics move and stuff. But anyway, the photo! I loved the colours the most, the dark green oversize coat against the beige shirt and her white blonde hair. The statement red lips and the flash of white from the strap of her bag make another lovely contrast, keeping the outfit edgy, interesting and fun. I saw the same girl another time soon after but didn't have my camera. Pleased to report however that she looked just as stylish as now! No accidents here!

Thursday, 21 February 2013

Saturday




I went out last Saturday and took a few photos around town, it was really fun! I felt like I hadn't been out for ages and it was really nice to go round with my camera again. Plus I stopped into Patisserie Valerie for some macaroons, they are amazing. It's on Deansgate in Manchester, just off St Anns Square and they do all kinds of tasty pastries. I recommend the chocolate and the raspberry ones! This picture was taken near the Printworks (I love how the lights on red, stop! Fashion!) and I love this outfit. The hat is awesome, Russian chic is definitely on trend right now. All the different textures; the ribbed scarf, chunky knit cardigan and the fur hat make the outfit look really interesting. I can't seem to figure out how she's tied her scarf but it looks really good, I never know how to tie my scarf, I never think it looks right! More photos to come this week!

Monday, 18 February 2013

Christopher Kane AW13







These are a few of my favourite looks from the Christopher Kane AW13 show. A season which I'm now officially excited for. Thanks to the weather I felt like SS13 had barely even started, I haven't been able to wear anything remotely springy yet, so when AW13 started, it felt like it came around far too fast! But I feel much better after seeing this. First of all, the coat! The coat! Navy wool with bright blue buckles, over sized...ahh! The dream coat. Then the two dresses, red velvet with those subtly sexy knitted strips and the white organza patch work is just super cool. The whole collection has an military print running through it in blues and greens. I love the kilts. The major trend is texture, especially the tactile kind; layers of flowers, oversize jems, mohair, fur, velvet - it's very touchable indeed. See the whole collection at Elleuk.com.

(photos taken from Elleuk.com)

Saturday, 16 February 2013

Net-a-porter edit 2



Even though I can't buy anything, I can't resist having a look through Net-a-porter every once in a while. Almost everything there is so gorgeous. These are my favourite things. I would have been so tempted to buy the Marni embellished cotton jersey top (I feel like it's me reincarnated into a top) but it's sold out. Probably a good thing, I get spending guilt even in Primark. And I definitely don't need another jumper, I have 10 on the last count I think? Jumper mad I am.

1. Checked knitted sweater - Marni

2. High-waisted lace skirt - Dolce and Gabbana

3. Leopard jacquard skinny pants - Kenzo

4. Oversized bouclé wool-blend coat - Halston Heritage

5. Sloane snake-print cashmere sweater - Equipment

6. Printed silk mini dress - Marc by Marc Jacobs

7. Signature washed-silk crepe de chine shirt - Equipment

8. Moe striped silk crepe de chine blouse - Preen

9. Textured stretch-knit mini dress - Alexander McQueen

10. Jacquard A-line skirt - Mary Katrantzou

11. Embellished cotton-jersey top - Marni

13. Floral-print silk-blend dress - Dolce and Gabbana

14. Ella printed cotton-blend sateen skirt - Preen

Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Statement jewels - 30 under £30



Statement jewellery is the perfect way to buy something and know that it'll go with almost everything in your wardrobe. Go ahead and stand out.

1. Bug earrings - ASOS

2. Multi coloured woven - River Island

3. Neon long - Topshop

4. Blue bunting - ASOS

5. 3 Crystal rings - ASOS

6. Red with blue drop - Topshop

7. Screw ring - Topshop

8. Grey and fluro bracelet - River Island

9. 2 Monochrome bangles - New Look

10. Cords and feathers - Zara

11. Jewelled Perspex disk earrings - ASOS

12. Orange and blue necklace - New Look

13. Pink and silver triangle earrings - New Look

14. Eye triangles - ASOS

15. Turquoise flower cuff - Mango

16. Lightening bolts - Claire's Accessories

17. Neon green and pink spike - Prettylittlething.com


18. Neon and silver triangle earrings - New Look

19. Green gem bungee cord bracelet - River Island

20. Neon green spike - New Look

21. Lilac stone link collar - Topshop

22. Silver yellow and black - Wallis

23. Black white and gold - Wallis

24. Peach and crystal - Next

25. Yellow and aqua - Next

26. Black bead neon bracelet - Dorothy Perkins

27. Neon yellow and peach earrings - Dorothy Perkins

28. Crystal and rose - Dorothy Perkins

29. Crystal and pink on rope - M&S

30. Bumble Bee brooch - Cath Kidston at ASOS

Sunday, 10 February 2013

Shoe edit



Hey there. I've been loving a lot of shoes at the moment. Even dedicated a post to one pair (see below/last post) they were so gorgeous. So here are 21 amazing shoes to lust over and maybe even treat yourself to. Mix of high street and designer as usual as you can't really have a shoe post without Nicholas Kirkwood. Hope you find your 'sole' mate here (sorry).



1. Zig Zag pumps - Nicholas Kirkwood (so beautiful!)

2. Crystal embellished - Miu Miu

3. Two tone sandals - Topshop (wear all summer)

4. Nude heels - Topshop

5. Blue metallic - Nicholas Kirkwood

6. Leopard and blue - Topshop

7. Neon trainers - Topshop (cause even I'm beginning to realise trainers can be cool!)

8. Brogues - New Look

9. Caged wedge - River Island

10. Printed peep toes - Nicholas Kirkwood

11. Classic loafer - River Island

12. Monochrome heels - Zara

13. Silver and purple - ASOS

14. Hawaiian - ALDO

15. Woven heel - ASOS

16. Metallic flat - ASOS

17. Monochrome straps - ASOS

18. Ankle strap - ASOS

19. Multi zigzags - ASOS

20. Silver and nude flats - H&M (in loads of colour combinations)

21. Black boots - H&M (also in sandy beige)

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Shoe love



I love these shoes from ASOS! They are so gorgeous. I love the Perspex heel and the colours. Total statement shoes. They look really expensive as well, plus they are on sale! I really need to start wearing heels again, I've lived in flats this winter. Thanks to JW Anderson for Topshop loafers, and now they are coming in pink as well for the second collection (due on the 15th!) I'll probably be wearing flats all summer too.

I can't wait for summer. I feel like I've had cold ankles for ages (all my trousers are cropped for some reason). It even snowed where I am the other day but it was all slush by the afternoon. Which is kind of good actually, slush is much less slippery than ice. The last time it snowed and it all turned to ice, literally the first step I took out of my drive at 6.30 am in the dark with my suitcase found me falling (like Bambi taking his first steps) on my bum. At least no one was around to see it I guess!

Skirt edit



Hey there. Been a week or two since I've posted, been a little bit poorly! So this post comes to you from my bed, 21 of the best skirts out at the moment. I've done a mix of designer and high street (as well as high street that looks like designer) and tried to keep most of the more luxe finds on the cheaper side. What's you're favourite?



1. Crepe origami skirt - Topshop

2. Grey pleated - COS

3. Fuchsia drop waist - New Look

4. Layered A-line - COS

5. White leather - Topshop Boutique

6. Ruffle hem - Topshop

7. Gold lace - Topshop

8. Navy with leather trim - Maje

9. Black and white - Marni

10. Blue frill - Carven

11. Fluro orange - Topshop

12. Tapestry and lace - Topshop

13. Suede tassels - Tokyo Doll at New Look

14. Lace hem - River Island

15. Light blue fringed - 3.1 Phillip Lim

16. Printed wrap - Michael Van Der Ham

17. Printed satin mini - Emma Cook

18. Geometric step hem - Reiss

19. Yellow and black - Matalan

20. Black and white stripes - Matalan

21. Paisley - Matalan