Friday, October 15, 2010


just dont know what to do



cardigan: primark
belt & bag: primark
necklace: via ebay

Gosh I look plain and glum today, I really wanted to do a outfit post, but with the failing light I just kinda went with what I had already shot! Lighting is going to be a serious issue come the winter months. I leave my house at half 8 most mornings and Im not back home till 7! I've actually considered buying some studio lights and a soft box today to counteract these issues! But we will have to see, I love my natural light rather than artificially lit images, I HATE flash, it makes everything look ugly! Anyone with photography know how please help me!

I'm wearing a playsuit I was kindly sent by In love with fashion, I have to admit its not my normal style, Im really not sure what drew me to it when I was asked to pick a few items! The shape is different from most things Id normally dress myself in! I honestly have to say this playsuit looks amazing on me (BIG MYSELF UP!). The cut really flatters my small waist and flares out to hide my thighs! I know you cant really tell in the photos as I've kinda styled it down, It has this lovely 60's/70's Studio 54 feel to it, I just want to glam it up with a fancy belt, take off my tights (although its frightfully cold at the moment so maybe not!) and put on some heels and go out!

Alas no, I'm sitting at home now, currently in my gym kit waiting for my tea to cook, nomming my way through a pack of caramel rice cakes! A less than glamorous Friday night I think we can all agree on that! I had to work at my old job today, as they needed some cover which meant I ate my own weight in baked goods, The chelsea buns there are seriously addictive! I seriously cannot wait for Sunday, I've been so busy this week I just want a massive lie in and some time doing nothing! Even though I've got to write my dissertation proposal at some point this weekened, Cant wait for that to take over my life... NOT!

49 comments:

  1. pretty!

    also, i put a picture of you on my blog because i wrote something about ombre hair. But i put a link to your website on it, so i hope you're okay with it!

    xx

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  2. Dammit, I want that cardi! They've been sold out in the Cardiff store for everrr and i really need it in my life!
    The red of the necklace goes perfectyl against the navy by the way

    http://pookieloves.blogspot.com

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  4. I love that bag so much. I was going to buy it but went for the Alexa rip off instead!
    And good luck with dissertation; I just graduated so I empathise!
    Do you have to do a piece of art/design with yours too?
    xE

    heymynameisemma.blogspot.com

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  5. love the playsuit,
    the photos look great :}

    caetc.blospot.com

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  6. love the playsuit,
    the photos look great :}

    caetc.blospot.com

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  7. I've got the same cardigan and also in black and charcoal! I love the buttons so much, and they're so cheap! I know what you mean about lighting, although I need to actually paint my room white again because pink just looks silly! xx

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  8. You look lovely as always! I saw that bag in Primark a little while ago and was gonna buy it cos I love the studs, but when I opened it it had that fake plasticy/fishy smell that pleather bags sometimes do :( Think it was a bad batch, so may need to go investigate again!xxx

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  9. I think this is one of my favourite looks so far :) Love it and the colours together look great. :) xxx

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  10. I still love that bag. /bagenvy

    Your hair looks really nice in these pictures! x

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  11. Stunning look Lilly as always (: Love the way you keyed the look down by adding the cream cardigan making it suitable for everyday war- amazing you have the stylehun :)

    Eloise xoxo

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  12. Love the playsuit. And that cardigan looks somewhat Stella McCartney x

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  13. Wow you really styled it down and made it not look so 'Love-y' in the best possible way. The hint of red is nice too. I've decided to veer my dissertation towards the effect of fashion blogging, which I'm looking forward to getting stuck into. Hope yours goes well.

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  14. i love reading your posts :) the playsuits really cute, i love how youve styled it xx
    http://shutterbug-z.blogspot.com

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  15. Love this outfit!!

    Lots of love, Lisette
    sweetlisette.blogspot.com

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  16. You should try bouncing your flash, here's how:http://www.wikihow.com/Bounce-Light-With-a-Pop-up-Flash
    I made a bounce card with some tin foil and that worked pretty well. It'll light you up but not in a bright ugly way. Hope that might solve your problem!
    And I love this outfit! x

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  17. I love this lots and lots. The cardi i saw in primark the other day and was going to buy it but they didnt have my size, boo!

    www.mollyvogue.blogspot.com

    xx

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  18. Playsuits is cute. I've had my eye on that cardy.

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  19. I do really love the cut of that playsuit. And I need a new one cos I dyed my favourite one in the wash last night :(

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  20. Check my lastest post, dedicated to you my friend x

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  21. I discovered your blog from SaraLuxe
    I really enjoyed reading your interview and I though it was super relate-able. Love your style!

    xoxo
    jO
    http://www.fashionbyjo.blogspot.com/

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  22. i think i'll have to buy this lily!

    www.cupcakecouture.co.uk

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  23. I love it! You're my favorite blogger all time! :) And my inspiration!

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  24. As always, you look lovely doll! I love the playsuit on you, gorgeous colour and fab fit... I think I need to rediscover my playsuits too, they are perfect for the winter months :)I also hate how the light fails me in autumn/winter- it's impossible to take a good photo!

    Maria xxx

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  25. i love the contrast in colours you create. tbh, does that make sense?!
    beaut as always:D
    jess.xo

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  26. The pop up flash on any dslr always looks like crap, but I would suggest getting one of these
    http://www.amazon.co.uk/Canon-Speedlite-270EX-Flash-Unit/dp/B0020MLKFK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1287184671&sr=1-1
    and angling it at the ceiling. More light without looking artificial! It's an amazing little flash for the price too, I got one to replace one of the massive pro flashes because I couldn't be bothered to carry it around anymore. x

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  27. So stylish as always! And I love the romper. I also love the pop of red your necklace adds to the outfit.

    http://ruffles-truffles.blogspot.com/

    I love reading your blog:)
    lots of love <3

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  28. nice bag!!! saw it in primark! love the studs!

    xoxo jenna

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  29. look gorgeous dear...
    love your bag,,,,

    http://dararastaw.blogspot.com

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  30. gorgeous look. love the colours on you!
    X

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  31. You look fab in the playsuit. Love the cardi too. x

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  32. what a cute casual outfit!

    and i like how you link some things in your blogtext, it feels like learning something, too! cool!

    http://www.melly-hereandnow.blogspot.com/

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  33. You look lovely, I'd love to see it all glammed up too!

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  34. so so cute! u have great style! :)

    natalieoffduty.blogspot.com

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  36. ^wtf
    Love the navy and camel pallete here. I struggle too with outfit posts, mine tend to be yellowly if I use electric lighting... hmm.
    It would be mine

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  37. nice cardigan :)
    and you're a pretty girl

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  38. you always come across the lovelies clothes, your blog is my absolute favorite♥

    http://ohwaywardgirl.blogspot.com/

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  39. That playsuit really suits you :) And damn Primark are good with their bags!
    x

    http://ashortstoryofalonelygirl.blogspot.com/

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  40. You look great! Fantastic personal style, very fresh-London-girl-cool.
    Love your blog - following you and can't wait to see more!
    Feel free to check out my blog at http://theblogofobsessivecoolness.blogspot.com and follow if you'd like :)

    Best,
    Laura

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  41. lovely outfit! you look adorable <3

    xx

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