Tuesday, August 10, 2010


four kicks



playsuit: H&M
shirt: topshop
cardigan: H&M
rosary: ebay

My outfits are getting more and more lazy by the day. I'm finding it all so uninspiring and just throwing on whatever feels comfortable (but chic still obviously!) Do you like them or are you like "OMGZ LILZ DRESS BETTAAA!" I dunno, outfits like this I don't want to post because they ain't so interesting. However, that green H&M cardigan is possibly my favourite item of clothing at the moment. Green is the new black cardigan I say! It goes with everything and adds a really lovely neutral tone to any outfit, Gosh I sound like Gok Wan!

For anyone who wants to know about my hair (because y'all obvz do!) The style is called Victory Rolls, It was popular during the 40's, and was key to the whole "pin up" look. Its not really my scene that whole Dita von Tease and Rockabilly thing, But I got interested in vintage hairstyles after finding this vintage teens pool on Flickr. I asked my Granny how to do it and she showed me how they used to do it, with like these weird rolllers. She still had the original packaging, she never throws anything away! I normally just separate my fringe, backcomb it a bit, hair spray it, then roll up my hair like a sauasge and pin it with a few bobby pins. Its obviously not as refined at "how they did it in my day" said my grandmother. But its cool and another way to keep my fringe/bangs(!!) off my face!

37 comments:

  1. I really like your hair:)
    And your outfit is very sweet
    http://pelininstyleenglish.blogspot.com/

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  2. I gotta say I like it all. The hair is shmexxxy lilz ;) haha im gonna try it out tomorrow

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  3. yessss, that really is a nice hairdo. perfect for my funny looking fringe :)

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  4. Green in general is definitely (almost) the new black :) Khaki fits to everything and is just beautiful.
    I like your hair a lot!

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  5. The outfits might feel boring to you, but i enjoy seeing how people put together the simplest of items! I actually have that red shirt, but i've never worn it the way you are here, so trust me, they're all good posts!

    as for the hair, love the victory rolls, and its amazing that you granny still had the same rollers! x

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  6. Simple is good, and you've got a nice clash of colours here. I studied pin-ups for art, and as much as I love the hairstyle, they're bloody difficult to draw :)
    It would be mine

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  7. So risky of you, Lily! You totally rock it though. And I don't think your outfits are boring, they just look relaxed, comfortable but CHIC.

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  8. This outfit ain't boring! I don't know what you're talking about but right now I'm still in my pajamas and my hair is a mess so you're doing a great job! :)

    xoxo

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  9. I wish it was as mild in the States as it is in the UK. You guys are blessed with the ability to layer in the summertime!

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  10. I absolutely LOVE your hair! I will have to look that up and try it sometime, I am so sick of my usual styles!

    xoxo
    Stacey Kay
    "Runway Inspiration, Vintage Decoration"
    www.goodwillhuntingg.com

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  11. i like your look!
    http://nightwriterequiem.blogspot.com/
    XoXo

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  12. Your hair looks so nice styled like that! And it's not a boring outfit, I love the way you layer different pieces together for a new look (:

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  13. Hey Lily love the cardy and the 'vintage' hair!! Keep it up love..

    Btw I found a great site where you can get really cheap Mac make up brushes and supercover make up. Check it out it's got FREE P&P lol i know you like that..

    http://ahzee.blogspot.com/

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  14. I love this outfit & all the different levels to it. God, I sound like a total "outfit scientist" or something, haha. But I like that it goes from block colour to a peek of pattern & then that lovely simple block colour playsuit. Your hair looks super cool too!

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  15. I like the way you did your hair =)Might try it myself!

    Your outfit is great! Casual and laid back - perfect for lazy days.:D

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  16. can't wait to try this out on my hair! I got a sweater like this the other day & i just love it.

    Sally
    http://ursaminor-sally.blogspot.com/

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  17. hey! i love your blog! i saw this outfit on chictopia, and followed the link here. following you now, cuz i love your style. =] oh yeah, & the victory rolls look great on you; i'll have to try it out!

    http://freespiritedfashionista.blogspot.com/

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  18. you are ever so stylish, even when you say you are being lazy.

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  19. I think your outfit is still very chic. Simple is great! And I love your outfit here, simple but chic :)

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  20. love your hair!

    Come follow my blog:
    http://thefashionreflections.blogspot.com/

    &fresh retro shots

    xx
    karla

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  21. i like your hair , the roll keeps in vintage whilst the length & messy tumbling keeps in contempory .

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  22. Wow I've got to say, I think I am most in love with that necklace!

    x

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  23. I'm obsessed with the colour of that cardigan. Your outfits are great - it's nice that you wear stuff people can relate too. I think you could wear a bin liner and still look interesting :) Not lazy/uninspiring AT ALL.

    Have a great week Lily x

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  24. Great outfit, it's perfect for a casual style :)

    L x

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    1. i like hairstyles i want to say that these are the personality maker thing and i want to contribute my life to hairstyles.hairstyles are a primitive one and often linked with the popular and demanding styles in 60s and 70s both in men and women. A parallel hairstyles approach is still hairstyles followed for girls and women in modern hairstyles amazing hairstyle with a little untidy that confers a rock & roll look to your hair. This curly hairstyles. style has gone bob hairstyles through slight changes over the time. Unlikely to older styles

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  25. your hair looks lovely, i really enjoy your blog
    also j'adore that playsuit, i really wanted to buy it before but i was too tall for it even two sizes up for my normal size!

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  26. I love your bracelets!! :)

    http://makingfashionnotwar.blogspot.com/

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  27. I love the messy, undone hair roll. Looks great! :) x

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  28. How funny, I was at a rockabilly/1950s party last weekend and was considering trying out some vintage hairstyles, then I read this post on your blog! Can't wait to try out some victory rolls! xx

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  29. hey i came across this site i really liked, and theres some great graphic design/typography stuff here i think youll like too [judging from your older posts]


    http://hellosandwich.blogspot.com/





    come by soon,
    The Ballon Rouge

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  30. i have this cardigan! it goes with everything! :)
    i am in the exact same mood at the moment aswell, feeling too lazy and comfortable. xxx

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  31. I love that cardigan. I never seem to have enough knits when winter comes round!

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  32. i like hairstyles i want to say that these are the fantastic thing hairstyles thats ever i like i like them i can spend my whole life to this field.i like hairstyles i like some eboulous type of hairstyles because these are one of short hair styles those hairstyles which can make the personality of the man i like them very much.i want to say that hairstyles is the thing which can make the man or woman more beautiful.

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