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Thursday, 22 September 2016

STYLED BY OLIVIA PALERMO.


Autumn is here and as much as I desperately cling to Summer, it won't change that. With the coming season is a bunch of new trends to get us in a whirl of new purchases and fresh inspiration from icons like Olivia Palermo (who has been my style crush since I was a teen).
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Saturday, 17 September 2016

WHY IM SKIPPING LONDON FASHION WEEK THIS SEASON.

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London Fashion Week is always the main event to most bloggers calendars. We head down to Brewer Street with our cameras and handfuls of invites, catching up with old friends and snapping our outfits while browsing the latest trends. Its probably the best time to network with other fashion bloggers and get yourself educated on the trends for future blog content, but this season it just wasn't for me. 

As much as I love being round likeminded people and enjoying the thrill of a catwalk show, my heart just isn't in that side of fashion any more. I used to love lusting after designer clothes that I could never afford and sharing them on Copper but since last season my blog has evolved quite a bit. I love sharing my personal style through my blog and obsessing over the high streets latest gems but the designer world doesn't fit as well with my blog and the chaos of the week wasn't something I was looking forward to. 

Part of the reason I'm missing LFW is also because I'll be in Paris as a lovely little surprise from an amazing someone. You can follow my adventure at @worldmeetstwo on instagram which is my new little space for something that I'm not quite ready to share yet. Next season I'll be at every day of London Fashion Week but for SS17, I'll be eating croissants and drinking coffee in Paris while taking pictures at the Eiffel Tower.


WHAT IM WEARING



What a surprise, I'm wearing stripes in an outfit post! The Side Party is a brand that I came across earlier this summer and their pieces are very plain, minimal and easy to style. I'm kind of obsessed with their new styles for Autumn and want to get my hands on as much as possible. This outfit is slightly Parisian so I thought it fitted well with the post, styling a choker with simple stripes will always remind me of the stereotypical Paris street style.

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Thursday, 15 September 2016

THINGS THAT I LEARNT ON MY FIRST SOLO TRAVEL.

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Here I am, one solo trip down and deciding to write a post about it after documenting the entire trip on YouTube. Anyone who has been on a holiday by themselves will tell you that its the best thing they ever did and I didn't believe it until I was having the time of my life flying round a greek island on a quad bike with new friends and a new sense of adventure. I was the most terrified person when I started this trip, so if I can do it then anyone can. Heres some of the things I learnt while travelling solo for the first time.. 

Its way less scary than you think
The thought of being in a different country alone is daunting but its not as bad as you think. After the first couple of hours, everything becomes a little more familiar and you'll get a feel for the surroundings and start meeting new people.

Planning is essential
Make sure you know how to get to your accommodation, get your insurance, take more money than you think you'll need and be a lot more cautious. When I travel with friends there is much less care when it comes to things like printing out travel insurance and hotel bookings but when you go solo its essential.

You won't be lonely
Whether you're staying in hostels or hitting up the local sights, you'll find other people travelling solo and they will probably become a friend much quicker. I struggle to start conversations with new people and found myself being the main talker.

How to say YES
In my head I'm the most adventurous person ever but in reality, I overthink a lot. This trip I completely let go and tried new things, ate new foods and embraced being around new people. I just started saying yes before thinking too much about anything and had the most fun ever.

Discover a new confidence
After a couple of days, my smile was twice as big and I was making friends quickly. I realised that I'm good at planning and that there was nothing to worry about. Being alone forced me to step out of my comfort zone and experience everything without hiding behind a

Headspace
Getting outside of your current situation is a great way to think, being on the boat in the middle of the sea helped me to think differently about a lot of things. I ended up with an almost outside perspective.

If I'm honest, travelling solo is the best thing that I ever did. Its made me realise how much I love new cultures, trying new things and exploring who I am as well as the location. If you asked me three weeks ago, I'd never have travelled alone but now I can't wait for my next adventure.

From one travel bug to another.. 


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Saturday, 10 September 2016

FINDING RELAXATION | SPA BREAK AT WHITTLEBURY HALL.

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Spa weekends are the ultimate girl time and a great way for Tash and I to feel 16 again and have a much needed catch up as well as finding a piece of relaxation in our crazy busy lives - or as Tash calls it, feeling zen..
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