Wednesday, October 07, 2015


Its starting to become the sunny-but-chilly weather that requires tights even though the sun is shining AKA my least favourite time to wear anything leg baring. Either that or I just go out with my jeans on, because we all know that I love to wear jeans everywhere!

I've got a bit of a love affair with dungarees and pinafores recently. I like how versatile they are and how simple to style with jumpers or tshirts underneath. They're a more chic and comfy alternative to basic jeans. This particular pinafore is more fitted than my other and the a-line shape is flattering. Its slightly harder to wear loose jumpers underneath but it looks cute with a simple turtleneck or tee.

fedora // missguided (similar here)

roll neck // american apparel (here)
denim pinafore // asos (here)
converse (here)

I've got about 3-5 posts each about Milan and Naxos, would you enjoy if I posted them?

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Monday, October 05, 2015


When it comes to beauty, I'm all about buying products that work and have a good reputation (although new releases also draw me in frequently), so when Glamour approached me to review their 'Beauty Power List', I couldn't say no. All of the products featured are holy-grail products amongst hundreds of women and hundreds of women can't be wrong when it comes to beauty.

Inside the box there is 8 products, some full sized and others are samples so its fairly similar to monthly beauty subscription boxes although the brands inside are all known and loved. I have to admit to silently squealing at the addition of the Garnier sleeping cream as its full sized and I wanted to buy some. I was also fairly excited about the Revlon lipstick. Its part of the Ultra HD collection and feels like a beautiful mix of lipstick and lipgloss. The other products include Kiko creamy blush stick which I am yet to play with but it looks exciting, Nails Inc 'nailkale' base coat, eyes mascara and a couple more. 

I'm really impressed with this beauty box. I think it definitely pays to have the known products and mostly full sizes, as its much more appealing. The box retails at £18.99 and the contents are worth £92.87, which is a great saving on some beautiful products that are worth owning. 

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Friday, October 02, 2015


There is a new style of video on my channel in a 'lets go through my clothes rail' kind of set up. I decided to show you my favourite six jumpers for the season, all from the high street and really affordable. I'm loving this type of video and definitely think I will be doing more like it in the future - maybe with some of my trend must-haves or similar. Let me know what you think!

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Wednesday, September 30, 2015


Okay so I definitely wore this with some tights and a coat - but it wouldn't have looked half as cute on my blog like that would it? It seems to have warmed up slightly in England at the moment so going out without a huge scarf and chunky knit jumper are possible once more. I've neglected this khaki vest recently due to it becoming lost in my wardrobe but it seemed silly not to wear it in its prime season. The colour is so autumnal and the knit is warm but still lightweight - so its perfect for right now.

I've linked my latest video at the end of this post because I'm quite proud of it - mainly because I refrained from spending a fortune, but I also picked up some adorable pieces.

khaki knitted vest // new look (similar here)
tie front skirt // pretty little thing (here)
city bag // h+m (here)
converse // office (here)

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Saturday, September 26, 2015


Way back in the early Summer, I attended the Primark press day in London to see the Autumn/Winter collection for this year. The show space was gorgeous with the clothing displayed on the walls and shoes at the feet, beauty was in a separate room with light-up mirrors and everything was just very well presented. Annoyingly, I did accidentally delete all of my pictures from the press day except a couple, so I've included two from the Primark website!

Over the collection there is a presence of bohemian seventies style with lots of feature on lace, suede and faux fur - perfect for releasing your inner hippy! I especially liked all of the scarves and outerwear which will surely be added into my collection over the next month or so; a few feature in a Primark haul that I just uploaded to my channel below.
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Thursday, September 24, 2015


When the colder weather approaches there is nothing I love more than a grunge style make-up look. Dark eyes, dark lips and some blushed cheeks are what Autumn is all about! Back at Beautycon, Tarte gifted me this eyeshadow quad from their Prismatic eye colour enhancing range and it instantly screamed Autumn at me.

I've never tried Tarte before Beautycon because its so hard to get hold of in the UK but I am a big fan, especially because its all natural and not tested on animals. This palette consists of four shades for your different sections of the eyelid to easily achieve a smokey eye. I think its quite a good idea because it gives you the shade and tells you the part of your eye it is applied to. The quad is meant for brown eyes, but mine are mid-green and they emphasise the colour beautifully.

The colour payoff is great, they are so well pigmented being bright enough to be seen but subtle enough to not be 'too much' which is ideal as you could layer them up for an evening. I personally love using the base colours individually for a natural make-up look too. As far as lastability (is this a real word?) goes, I've found them to be good but I use an eyeshadow primer before and a setting spray after to give my eye look an extra hold.

After a little browse on the internet, I've found this quad available in QVC and also on Amazon for a similar price.
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Wednesday, September 23, 2015


Whilst out on a trip for some fabric with Hayley, we ended up on Oxford Street to do a little spot of shopping in Lush and Primark. The new Lush store is incredible so I took some pictures to share with you guys, if you haven't been yet.

I'm going to leave all of the talking to the vlog, let me know if you enjoy it because I'll film some more random days!
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Tuesday, September 22, 2015


I'm still fairly new to the world of fitness, it took me until very recently to enjoy a workout and feel like I'm seeing benefits which is partially down to a lifestyle overhaul but mainly due to pushing myself more each session. I've even started a subscription to Womens Health magazine which is where I first saw light of the 'fitness tracker' world. I'm still curious as to know much a tiny device could know about my personal fitness levels - it hardly knows if I've just binged on a takeaway after a workout, does it?

Theres a wide range of fitness trackers on the market with some being more well known than others but all doing almost the same. I'm personally after the Fitbit Flex which monitors your fitness and sleep via a wristband and app, but the Garmin Vivo (which does virtually the same) also looks good for a similar price. There is also an Everlast tracker which is a fraction of the price and monitors fitness, although how well it works for a low price I am curious about. 

I guess it all comes down to a brand you'd prefer, a price your willing to spend and whether or not you want to invest into the technology driven side to fitness.. but I know I'm certainly willing to give it a shot!

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Sunday, September 20, 2015


To say that I wish I was back in the sunshine is an understatement, gloomy England just isn't doing it for me at the moment! Last weekend, I returned home from an 18 day holiday to the gorgeous greek island Naxos. Its a fairly unknown location despite the beautiful views and sits close to the infamous Mykonos and Santorini. 

Over the duration of my holiday I did many things which are normally way out of my comfort zone such as snorkelling and driving jeeps up sheer-dropping mountains. I'm normally a 'lie by the pool/on the beach and don't move' kind of girl but I actually enjoyed this holiday much more. It was amazing to explore the beauty of another country and see how other people live rather than staying inside a resort.

The little town we visited was Agia Anna, a beautiful town along the sea with the most clear water you'll ever experience. Agia Anna is located within 15 minutes of Naxos Town via bus (which is under 2euro) and has everything you'll need. Our favourite place to eat and socialise was Ostria Bar, owned by a lovely sibling duo who kept us entertained and well looked after throughout our stay. The beach stretches along to Agios Prokopios in one direction and Malagas then Plaka in the other - each town is beautiful and worth adventuring into, especially Plaka if you enjoy pool bars. 

I would definitely recommend looking into visiting the island if you're a regular greece tourist and went to get to know some other destinations. Next year I intend to go back and also visit some other local islands such as Paros, Mykonos and Santorini to name a few. The day trip boats are so afforable that it woulld be silly not to!

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