Thursday, January 20, 2011


theres always tomorrow




jumper: topshop
skirt: H&M
nails: barry m cyan blue

My hair today is bad (although I know you'll all say its fab). I hate how weirdly it photographs at the moment. Like its really weird orange colour, when in reality its actually quite blonde. Damn you photos. Nothing intresting today, I was pretty late on all these lush oversized cuffed jumpers Topshop had done this A/W. Very much regret not buying them in every colour as they are so cute and easy to wear. This one is studded with little gems. I bought it to wear on Christmas Day, but after washing it, its started to give off a really weird odour. Like rusty metal? Im tempted to try return it as thats really not right?

Found out today that I have 71 hours (4 weeks) holiday to take before the end of March at work. Words cannot express how happy that makes me. I was only expecting like 2 weeks at most, but 4. It really made my day! Although I know I wont be doing anything exciting as I have so many deadlines for university coming up!
 

90 comments:

  1. i love your hair! though you say you don't. i'm really tempted to ombre mine again even though last time i done it i wrecked the ends and my hairdresser hacked it all over telling my it was dry haha.

    this is a a lovely jumper, i love topshop jumpers but can't bear to pay £50 for the one i want atm.

    xxx

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  2. I have the same jumper but without the gems, definitely regret not getting the grey and cream colour as well at the time. I really like the shape and it's really warm, though the neck on mine has stretched quite a bit...
    Enjoy all the time off when you take it, how I miss paid holiday...

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  3. I love studded jumpers like this, though the rusty smell is definitely not on - return!!

    The prospect of four weeks off is awesome - at least that's one thing off your mind for now!

    Danni
    xxx

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  4. You look amazing (as always), I love the jumper! Your hair looks gorgeous and I'm really rather jealous :P

    Love your blog :)
    Ellen xxx

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  5. Really like your jumper, it has got a really nice vintage feel to it even though it is from Topshop. Rust smelly isn't too good though... have you tried washing it again? Or just return :)

    You should definitely treat yourself to a weeks chillaxing time out of those holidays!

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  6. I'm in love with that jumper. Congrats on the vaca time! Thats so exciting!

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  7. I wish I'd bought this jumper, I'd been eyeing it up for aaaages but didn't buy it for some odd reason. like you said there so easy to wear!!

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  8. I have the same jumper and it gave off that odour too. It does disappear after a couple of washes/airings I promise, but it's a bit off-putting initially.

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  9. I love the jumper, it's a shame to hear it's not quite right after being washed though. I'm rather jealous of the fact you get 4 weeks holiday from work as well x

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  10. What are you talking about woman? Your hair is always looks gorgeous! I wish I could have hair like yours =)

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  11. i love that jumper, i never think i can wear them though because the seem to make me look bigger then i am! <3

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  12. I love your hair! Never say you don't like them again!!!

    That jumper is awesome!

    xxx
    Vikki

    http://stylometre.blogspot.com

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  13. I have this jumper but in white/cream! I was lucky enough to find it in the sale for £25 immediately after christmas :-) happy days! You look lovely as always x

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  14. first thought when i saw the photos: "gosh, I love her hair". your first words: "My hair today is bad". ;-P

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  15. love the outfit, but I would definitely return it if its smelling funny! Doesn't sound right at all.
    PS your hair looks fineee, as per usual :)
    xx

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  16. I think your hair looks good, and you look really pretty in this :)

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  17. Loveeee your hair!
    I doesn't look orange at all.
    I colored my hair and it has a orange glow now.
    But I like it.
    You inspired me to start a blog!
    I started today! :)

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  18. blablabla, i love your hair lol :D cute jumper, i like the gem detailing xo

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  19. Absolutely LOVE that jumper on you, and you look gorgeous as always. You make me wanna dye my hair! xx

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  20. Cute outfit! And 4 weeks of holiday! Pure jealousy. Make sure you have an adventure!

    May x

    www.worldofmay.blogspot.com

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  21. You look beautiful as always! I love your jumper, it looks amazing on you! Hope you'll enjoy your free time. I don't need to go to uni until February, my exams have been driving me crazy, so now I have a little bit of me-time, I'm so happy and relaxed now. Good luck to your uni deadlines! Xx

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  22. cute jumper! wooow 4 weeks, enjoy it :)

    gavinabehindthelens.blogspot.com

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  23. Ok, I just really want your hair!
    And I love that jumper :-) x

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  24. im currently wearing this jumper, havent tried washing it yet, damn i hope it doesnt smell, let me know if you get a refund as i aint keeping a smelly jumper either!

    enjoy your 4weeks off! its a shame its around deadlines though, im the same! swamped in dissertations and what not! sure you will make the most of the time off though, even if you just get away for a long weekend! everyone needs a little break :)

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  25. Great outfit, I love this one. I like jumpers like these very much:)

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  26. I bought a pearled jumper from asos in the sale but yours is alot thicker! It's really lovely.

    Your hair looks fine, honestly! Enjoy your 4 weeks off, I'm pretty jealous!

    Katie. x

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  27. stunning as usual lily! I have the cardigan of this jumper but half of the beads have come off so it looks a bit silly now!
    http://helloomonica.blogspot.com/

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  28. Congrats on all those holidays! :) lucky thing! I really love that jumper, I need more black in my life, my 2010 summary tells me I wear too much colour and patterns!! lol

    I wont mention your hair :P but <3 xxx

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  29. haha yep your hair is fabulous even if you think its bad :]

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  30. Oh I haven't seen these jumpers before... it's really nice xx

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  31. You're right, I would say it. You're hair looks fab. Four weeks of vacation? Lucky girl.

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  32. 71 hours?! wow that's a lot :)

    I know you don't want us to compliment your hair but I honestly don't see any orange. Maybe it does not look as blonde as it really is.. but definitely not orange! For me it looks like a mixture of blonde-very light brown.

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  33. I like the all black outfit with those very blue nails!

    and your hair look just fine girl!
    xx

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  34. I'd take the jumper back, but I complain about EVERYTHING.
    It is really nice though :)

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  35. I saw some similiar jumpers in Topshop, they were powder blue and pale pink with little pearls sewn on. They were really cute, I wish I'd bought them now but they were quite expensive.

    It's time to shop for summer clothes soon anyway.

    And four weeks holiday? Very jealous!

    http://francesca-xo.blogspot.com/

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  36. just popped on weheartit, your photo was the first! I adore your style

    x

    p.s. Your post about Seth Rogan, no need to justify yourself, anyone with sense would realise your comment was in no way derrogatory! Plus, he's everyone's weird crush :)

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  37. That jumper is really nice yknow, i like it :) xx

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  38. love the jumper :) i have the cardigan version! xo

    wakeupbuttercup.blogspot.com

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  39. 4 weeks holiday you lucky thing =) I tied on that jumper today, it's lovely and I wanted to buy it but really don't have enough dosh at the minute =(


    Hannah xx

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  40. Such a cute jumper on you; a real shame about how it changes colour after the wash. And your hair looks lovely by the way... :)

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  41. Four weeks holiday?! That's awesome! Even if you have nothing planned, it's nice to get paid for nothing ;)
    Love that jumper,

    Rosie x

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  42. My hair does the exact same thing! The light bits look a lot blonder in person, but in photos you either can't tell that I've ombre'ed/highlighted it or it looks a reddy orange color. I don't understand it! I guess that's just what us darker haired girls have to deal with. Thank god for toner.

    http://justabirdonawire.wordpress.com/

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  43. 4 weeks holiday? That sounds amazing! I also really love your jumper here, but if its started to smell rusty that can't be good at all!

    I'm in the same mood as you right now regarding hair! I just hate how it looks recently, but I have absolutely no idea what to do to fix mine. Hopefully both of our hairs figure themselves out!

    Love reading your blogs Lily!

    Christie
    http://christieashley.tumblr.com

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  44. I wish I had more holidays to take! Lucky thing. Hmm it sounds weird about that rusty smell, must be pretty crappy studs :(

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  45. at least it will give you some time to relax and maybe do something fun!! your hair does look fine! mine is often a big mess too and ppl thinks its nice, makes me laugh! i love these jumpers, so fancy looking
    Scrapbook de la Emma

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  46. I love the jumper but I'd definitely try take it back if it's smelling funny after being washed!

    those 4 weeks of holidays might be a blessing with all of your coursework being due in soon! i remember in my final year of graphic design i had absolutely no holidays and was working 4 days a week.. awful!

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  47. do you work for new look? i work for new look in Dublin! and i just found out i have loads of holidays to take as well! its wonderful :)

    your hair is gorgeous!

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  48. Lovely! And did you dyed your hair or is that 'ombre' yourselfs?

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  49. great nail polish :)

    http://wardrobeunderconstruction.blogspot.com/

    xxx

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  50. Mine smells that way too! Apparently its normal. It does die down after a while tho so don't worry. xx

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  51. Love the jumper looks really nice

    http://beaufashionxoxo.blogspot.com/

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  52. The jumper is super cute, wonder why it was giving off such a strange odor? Your hair is gorgeous despite what you say :)

    That's so wonderful you have so much vacation left, enjoy it dear, I'm sure it will be pure bliss even if you are just relaxing.


    www.TheFancyTeacup.com
    much love.

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  53. Beautiful jumper! It is so pretty!

    xoxo,

    colormenana.blogspot.com

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  54. I totally love your blog!! Your outfits are so cute!

    Marcy,
    smudgemyeyeliner.com

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  55. Love the jumper, I completely missed that one in Topshop but it's the kind of thing I'd wear all the time if I had one!
    Enjoy your time off work - you always seem so busy so you definitely deserve a break! x

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  56. actually think i'd kill for 4 weeks off. wow :)
    xxxx

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  57. i loooove your hair !
    im totally loving the ombre hairstyle !

    xoxo

    everyone check out and follow my fashion blog !http://head-toefashion.blogspot.com/

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  58. Oh Lily there's nothing wrong with your hair. s'lovely!

    Loving the blue nail varnish with all black. Lush xx

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  59. 4 weeks?! I have two days... trade you?

    x

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  60. rusty metal? that is so odd are the little gems on it rusting? ps i love the colour of your hair here im all about odd orange tones thou.. :) xo

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  61. That jumper is lovely, how did I miss it?!

    I've got 3 weeks to take before March, I cannot wait. Enjoy! x

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  62. Woah a month off, NICE! Maybe the smell is coming from the metal bits that hold the gems? That's very odd...
    Burn the Blonde

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  63. Love the jumper!
    Immie x
    ihlittlewhirlsofskirts.blogspot.com

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  64. Great blog and great outfit. I follow you now!!!

    Bye and congrats for el blog

    Paloma - Très Mode

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  65. ooooooooh, gorgeous outfit - LOVE the jumper!

    definitely following you now :)

    S, x

    http://styledisco.blogspot.com

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  66. Yes, you guessed. I will say your hair looks fab! I love that colour gradience..very unique and hard to replicate. Embrace it.
    X

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  67. ooh i love your jumper - shame about it going weird in the wash though; i'd see about returning it - especially at topshop prices!

    & yay for unexpected holidays! there aren't enough in the world IMO. xoxox

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  68. Love this outfit! And your hair does look 'fab' lol I love your hair though!

    Georgie
    xx

    http://styleprincessdiaries.blogspot.com

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  69. Love all your outfits and your hair, girl!
    xxx

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  70. enjoy your time off :) try and do something nice, uni work is so boring.
    Deffo take the jumper back, don't want smelly jumpers
    xx

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  71. amaze bag, i need some orange in my wardrobe! and wow fashion week, i would love to go there :-) amy,x

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  72. oops commented on the wrong post, this was meant to be on the other one :L
    amy,x

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  73. I also have this jumper in a dusty pink colour. I love it but mine also has a bit of a smell. Watch out for the crystals falling out of the settings, two of mine have fallen off and the spiky bits have snagged the material. Gutted :(

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  74. I have this jumper in grey, although mine didn't smell strange after the wash aha! Might just be a one off? x

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  75. Gorgeous hair! Just watched your Ombre video on youtube. Would love to try it myself by my hair's so dark I'm not sure it'd look as good!

    Christina
    Blackberry Sherbet
    x

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  76. Loving this jumper, been eyeing a couple of the diff colours up on eBay and have to say am v tempted. X

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  77. want that jumper :( x

    http://lostinafanasy.blogspot.com/

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  78. I loved your photos on lookbook and i've just found your blog! what a great blog it is, im following some lovely outfits :)

    http://www.gingerrsnap.blogspot.com/

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  79. Love this jumper! Like others have said, it looks really cosy and comfy. The rusty metal smell however - not good. Just doesn't sound right. Maybe contact them about it?

    Once I had a jumper that lost all of its colour when it was washed. And I washed it correctly according to the guide lines and everything. Something major was up. Contacted the company and they were rubbish. No help at all. They asked me to send it to them (at my own expense) so they could "investigate". I was so sure that I wouldn't see the jumper or my money again so I didn't. Hope Topshop treats you better than this! x x

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  80. love love love this outfit (:
    i really liked the jumper with the pearls but they dont have it anymore :( so i got one with the same fit but crystal bits instead of pearls, yay!

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  81. Sad times about the jumper! My flatmate has it as well so i'll give her a word of warning :)
    Btw, your hair looks fine, not to worry x

    http://say-bleurgh.blogspot.com

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