Saturday, August 14, 2010


little girl

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top: H&M
skirt: H&M
brogues: new look
necklace: zara taylor
nails: stargazer 504

Red is one of my favourite colours at the moment, If you havent noticed, I often wear a red something to make an outfit "pop" a little! Mainly things like my red knotted rosary or my heart brooch I don't own very many red items of clothing, I picked up this red heart print skirt in H&M about a week ago and forgot about it. Upon digging it out of my closet, I decided to pair it with this sweet slouchy grey jumper, and voila perfect lazy day but looks like I made a bit of stylish effort outfit! I haven't really left the house so I didn't bother with tights or anything, I did pop my trusty brogues on to go to my dads though! The whole outfit screams Fearne Cotton to me! Shes one of my favourite British style icons!

What do you think of when you think of the brand Stargazer? Personally, I think of my former emo days when I'd use all those bright hair dyes and crazy colored eyeshadow. Id not really given the whole brand a good look until I was asked to sort the makeup stand out on my first day at New Look. I noticed that among the brights and uber florescents, there was this beautiful pastel nudey pink, they also have a lovely mint green, a really nice purpley lilac and also a really cool looking pale brown. Much to my surprise it went on really nicely, it took three coats to get it super opaque and then a put a topcoat just incase it chipped, It dried really quickly too! They cost £2.50 at New Look, which is on the same price range as my beloved Barry M. I noticed on their website they are selling them for around £2, and they have a massive range of nail colours (More than Barry M!) I'm really liking the nude nails, I thought I wasn't going to be feeling it. But yeap, defiantly something I'm liking right now!

Its thundering and lightening right now, Days with too much rain seem to bring me down and totally demotivate me! I haven't got many of my chores done today. I've spent too long playing with my camera and trying to sort out my new blackberry as I finally got a replacement for the one I lost! My plan is to get one of those blinged up cases, I'm going to Telford tomorrow with my mother and they usually have someone selling them! Exciting!

PS. Any thoughts on the new cameras quality? Lighting isn't 100% because of how dreary it is out today, But by god they overall image quality is top notch! The picture size is different from my old camera too so the portrait images are a tad longer and the landscapes are thinner and wider. Still works though!

51 comments:

  1. The skirt is Absolutely Adorable! And loved to see your shoes:) Plus your nail polish rocks! The quality of your new camera is Great!

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  2. aaww...this skirt is so adorable! Lovely outfit! The quality of the photos is great. You are so inspiring, Lily!

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  3. Love this outfit :) That jumper is just perfect, would just go with everything!

    The nude nails look lovely - you have very pretty nails actually, I've not noticed before!

    www.heart-shaped-bruise.blogspot.com

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  4. I think I may have seen you in Newlook the other day, not sure though :) love the stargazer range of polishes, I have a cherry red one which I love.

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  5. Lovely as always. Did you get that top recently? I love it!

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  6. love your skirt, its so cute ! ♥

    http://pillowtalkkk.blogspot.com

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  7. The quality is great! And I love the nude nails, I should try it too.

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  8. LOVE LOVE LOVE your hair in these pics. Its so cute, would love to know how you did it!

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  9. Think I Need To Check Out Stargazer Polishes..In Love With That Colour..Mite Have To Ditch The Beloved Barry M Too!! x

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  10. I love your skirt but unfortunately there's no H&M where i live nor do they deliver to my country! :(

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  11. Great outfit! I love the cute skirt with the hearts!!!!

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  12. love it. and as you can see on my blog i also tried the ombred hair, after your tutorial! Thanks alot for that.

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  13. I also remember the emo-esque days of florescent nail polishes.. I also often added a mini kilt and punky fish top to my avril lavigne look... oh the shame!

    Very cute outfit, I love little girl dressing. Love, love, LOVE the brogues. I really want to invest in a patent pair for these rainy days... do you have any recommendations as to where I can find a decent, but not bank-breakingly expensive pair? X

    ella-lapetiteanglaise.blogspot.com

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  14. I love that red knotted rosary that you add to your outfits. Your outfit's really cute today. I love that necklace and your bracelets. Well the skirt and jumper too ha.
    That nail colour is really nice, I have a red and purple one I bought from Newlook and really like them. I might get a light colour the next time I go.
    I love thunder and lightening not rain though. I'm totally the same I basically sit in and moan when it rains cause I have no motivation.
    I'm sure I have the same camera as you now, I have so much more to learn though. Once I finish college I'm planning on going to college to study photography, I can't wait.

    Xx

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  15. I love your outfit/blog, I hope you don't mind me asking but around how much was your heart skirt? I love it!

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  16. the cameras quality is lovely!:),the nail polish is gorgeous too:)x

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  17. ok, I think I need that nail polish!
    it is so beautiful
    x

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  18. Loving this laid back, yet girly look.
    Definitely jealous of those legs girl! x

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  19. Absolutely gorgeous! And I agree with the Fearne Cotton likeliness. I really like this outfit, and the new pictures too.
    xo

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  20. really cute outfit :)
    your new camera picture quality is much better! much more sharper.
    we've had lots of thunder and lightening yesterday here in kent :(

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  21. OMG. you should look at this for your blackberry:

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VINYL-DECALS-SKINS-BLACKBERRY-8520-LEOPARD-SPOT-/120602300242?pt=UK_Mobiles_Accessories_RL

    it's just a sticker but it makes your phone look so cool and it means it doesnt get scratched! i bought mine a few weeks ago because i find the cases too bulky for bb and i love it so much! ive had sooo many compliments and it deffo isnt about to peel off anytime soon!

    ha soz about the essay! ;D

    lovely post, I neeeeed that nail polish in my life!! xxxxx

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  22. Those shoes are adorable! I have them in black, but I much prefer tan!

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

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  23. the new camera was well worth it! i noticed the difference instantly. and we got to see your shoes! you rarely post feet shots, i was wondering if you were hiding hooves or a mermaid tail down there :) i love these shoes though, the whole outfit looks lovely on you. ive never really owned anything red, i dont think it suits me. the skirt is very cute on you though x

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  24. Love the shoes & adore the nail color!

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

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  25. You look just like a girl I know, who is a very cute little lady indeed. At first I thought you were her, but am happy to have stumbled upon your blog, you have amazing content! Cute shoes by the way!


    www.goodjeansgoodsole.com

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  26. Very cute outfit! :)
    You look so beautiful!

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  27. You are one of the most beautiful people I have ever seen! I love your fashion sense, especially that skirt. You are such an inspiration! (:

    Visit my blog sometime:
    http://maddymaddyquitecontrary.blogspot.com/

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  28. i'm fall in love with this necklace :)

    http://jadorehardcore.blogspot.com/

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  29. I LOVE the skirt. Super cute! Thanks for the upload!

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  30. Ah Lily, this is just adorable. I adore the skirt and now must scour my H&M for it.
    I just love your blog missy - keep up the good work :) xxx

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  31. This outfit goes together really nicely :)

    You look so pretty

    xx

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  32. i really like ur nail polish!!
    x
    comment back!!

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  33. i really love that skirt.
    it's a lovely shade.

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  34. Love the skirt, completely. And it's such a cute combination with the grey top.

    Haha love what you said about the stargazer brand, yeah it totally takes me back to my emo days as well. The neon pink and the black. Funny how things change right.
    xxx

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  35. stargazer completely reminds me of my emo days too! buying their black eye shadow and black nail varnish from quiggins in liverpool. ahhh... that nudey pink colour is gorgeous though.

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  36. Where is the skirt from? It says H&M but on your lookbook you wrote Topshop :S

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  37. so brilliant! did you get your skirt in h&m or topshop though? i NEED it! xxx

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  38. That nail varnish is amazing! I need that in my life asap. x

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  39. I've never used the nail varnish, but I used to use a bright pink eyeshadow from Stargazer when I went "cybergoth" clubbing, it was really pigmented and glowed under UV (though it didn't appear to be advertised as doing such).

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  40. precious. love everything about this look. be my personal shopper, pretty please?? ;)

    xxo britneyyyy

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  41. love your look its great.Think you could pull any look off.i just started to follow your blog its great. :)love that nude nail polish too looks lovely. Would like it if you followed me on twitter also, you did say to ask u. Gemsxx

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  42. Ah i love this skirt!

    BEE

    www.atlantic-pacific.blogspot.com

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  43. Oh Lily, I really love this outfit! It definitely shouts Fearne C to me, I am an absolute coveter (word?!) of her outfits, I wish I had her budget sometimes. I do love the simplicity of a peppered grey long sleeve - & I'm loving the nude nails! I haven't used Stargazer stuff since I was a moody emo kid & forever used their bright pink eyeshadow & their henna pink hairdye. Yes, I was typical!

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  44. I love this outfit, so cute :)

    I have a skirt just like that (but the hearts are white instead of black) and I'd love to try out this look, which color of sweater do you think would look good with white hearts?

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  45. really love the nail polish and as for picture quality.....you've got me truly looking for a new camera


    NaughtyBaubles

    NaughtyBaubles on Etsy

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  46. I love your braid!!! how can I do it?? xxx Carmen

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