sunday portrait week 64



001. This week has been such a whirlwind, So much for having a week or two off! Its been non stop gogogo! Yet I've still done none of my dissertation or my university work. This week I'm off to London tomorrow for my Giles Deacon thing, then if all goes to plan Im going to Liverpool on Friday for a event. I may even be in London on Saturday for the Witch event! Strange how well things are going at the moment, Its been a bit odd recently as I never really get asked to do stuff like this. I'm grateful though and it couldn't have come at a better time!

002. Bought a new foundation while I was in Birmingham on Thursday, If you follow me on Twitter you'll know my Macbook battery and charger broke so I had to dash off to get it fixed! I popped into Selfridges to get some foundation. Opted for the Laura Mercier Silk Creme foundation, I actually quite like it, the coverage is medium to full but not too heavy on the skin! I dont like that it doesn't apply well with any of the brushes I own, I hate using my fingers as I think its unhygenic (just my opinion, dont shoot me!). Im going to by a Sigma Flat Top Kabuki in the hope it will apply better! If not I'm gonna have to buy one of those sponge things? Beauty Blender?

003. NEW RINGS! Finally got some more stock in, I know its slow at the moment, but Im trying to get the right things for the shop so Im always in two minds about what samples to order before commiting to lots of stock! My turquoise rings have been a huge sucess, the large ones have nearly sold out and the small ones are quickly selling out too! More will be in next week though! The cross rings STILL haven't come, Its getting ridiculous now as I hate that you guys have to keep waiting for them! Like I've been saying, if you want a refund let me know and I'll do it asap!

004. I'd like this dress very much plz thanxxxx!

005. Follow Fashion Week special: Gem, Victoria, Michelle, Jen, Kristabel, Harriet, Kavita, Sara, Olivia, Georgie, Charli, Laura, Kirsty & Lara (Hope I remembered everyone I met/spoke to/saw!)

77 comments

  1. ah sounds like your having such a good time in London and everything! I love the rings you've just put on your shop. If i had the money yesterday i would of ordered one straight away :(

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  2. the pic is so beautiful!

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  3. i really like how you look in this photo. natural look, nothing overposed. you look lovely, lily :)

    x

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  4. Aaahhh that Topshop dress is gorgeous! It's on my shopping tabs, haha! And the rings are lovely. The photo is gorgeous as well, your ever so pretty lily! :)

    Shope
    http://londonscloset.blogspot.com
    xoxo

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  5. Such a cute picture and I'm really tempted to spend money I don't have on one of the small rings, hmmm.

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  6. Lily you look so pretty in this pic! Glad the jewellery selling is going so well - entrepreneur in the making x

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  7. Have an amazing time in London next week! Those new turquoise rings are gorgeous, I'd love to have all of them haha! That dress from Topshop looks beautiful too! Xx

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  8. beautiful as always. i want a ring but so many to choose from :/ i can't choose! xx

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  9. such a beaut
    xx
    http://ameliadontshout.blogspot.com/

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  10. I'm in love with your rings!
    You look stunning as ever,
    x

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  11. wonderful picture!!!! <3 i love it

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  12. The rings are gorgeous, may have to purchase some! :D. Sounds like you've had a busy and exciting week, so jealous! :D.
    xoxo

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  13. Your eyebrows change every week! Lovely photo
    It would be mine
    Fashion week sounded like fun

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  14. That's a really really really good picture of you!

    http://ernsthaftejungefrauen.blogspot.com/

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  15. oooh thin eyebrows! a nice change.
    sounds like an awesome week :)
    gh0stparties.blogspot.com

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  16. You're so pretty! How do you do your eyeliner so nicely?xxx

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  17. ahhh i can totally imagine that dress on you :) and your eyebrows look gorgeous! xx

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  18. Lovely pic, and some great blog links!!!

    xx

    http://dollyfaces7.blogspot.com/

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  19. I love the rings! Have you done something with your eyebrows? Hope that's not being too cheeky there!

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  20. I have the Flat top Kabuki.. and it works wonders! Hope it works okay for you as well :) x

    Bows and Pearls

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  21. Your eyebrows look really good here!

    The Sigma Flat Top Kabuki should do, I know it does for me. Try either that or a 109 and it should really work.

    Love the ring as well.

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  22. I love your blog you inspired me to make my own after loong consideration haha! You're beautiful!

    Those turquoise rings are fab,

    Laura x

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  23. Ooh check you out, you city hopper ;) Hope all goes well tomorrow, you'll be fab I'm sure! And thanks for the mention sweet, just got back to my laptop after DOI and my followers totally shot up, lady of power much!? xx

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  24. Sounds like you are having a blast, have fun in Liverpool! And your makeup finds sound amazing :)

    www.TheFancyTeacup.com
    much love.

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  25. Love the color of that Topshop dress. I want it too!

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  26. very pretty

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  27. Those rings look gorgeous, might have to get myself one ;)
    xx

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  28. Ahhh so many exciting things happening to you, very well deserved missy! And thanks for mentioning me yet again (I swear all my followers are due to you talking about me haha ;))! Was so great to meet you, you are such a down to earth girly and a breath of fresh air, will properly talk at the sheffield meetup I hoope!! :) xxxxx

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  29. You look stunning as always :) Love the rings, the turquoise ones especially, definitely need to order a couple when they're back in stock :D x x

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  30. cool post. Love an up date post.

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  31. Awww I know I already said thank you on Twitter, for thank you (again!) for the linkage. Like I said (another again, hehe), was so lovely to meet you. I hope you have a brilliant time on Monday I'm genuinely really excited to hear about it.

    xoxo

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  32. aww thanks for the shout out lily, and following you don't have to love (removes gun from head) haha. Ohhh I'm so glad you have some events, it's rubbish when you miss out on things really looking forward to seeing your new look one. Oh BTW you are on the river island page thing, was on there style insider and spotted you on there :P
    That dress is lush, you love that colour would suit for share. I do like those tones but they hate my skin, oh well. I really want a ring, waiting till I have some money am so broke it's stupid. Hope you had a nice weekend kitten xxx
    word verification is birth WTF ?!

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  33. Didn't know you sold the turquoise rings as well as the two-finger cross ones! Just ordered one ;) I love the prices because when you look at ones on eBay, bids normally push the price of these rings to like £15. And we do love a bargain, so thanks again! Check out my blog if you have time, thefashionverdict.blogspot.com
    danielle x

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  34. Good luck for the events! I hoe they go well for you :)

    I have a question about your rings. How/where do you actually get them? It sounds like you order them from somewhere? I know you say google things to get the answers, but I don't know what to google haha.
    I'm just baffled as to how you get them, it's really confusing me.
    I'm asking because I'd love to sell assessories and stuff, but I don't want to make them because I want them to look professional, not tacky but I don't know where to get those kind of products from, and I don't know what to look for either.
    Could you maybe give me a few tips?

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  35. Gonna have a browse at the rings now! (;
    And id also like that dress please haha
    Kyrie x
    Idreamgames.blogspot.com

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  36. I have a sample of the Laura Mercier Silk Creme foundation, i'm having the same problem with applying it brushes. I actually have the Sigma flat top kabuki brush, but it's no good too, it's amazing for other foundations I have though :) I'm going to try the beauty blender, I have one somewhere ;)

    Can't wait to receive the rings. xxx

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  37. Sounds like you had an amazing time, good choice on the outfit for the look show! Your choice of blogs is also brilliant this week!
    Hope you are well xx


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  38. i love your blog!
    its so informative, and you show you care about your readers by taking the time to put in all the little links,and i love your style of coursr. thankyouu!! :)
    xxx

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  39. will there be more of style two of the small turquoise rings?
    ps. love your blog and style.

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  40. Lovely picture and that Topshop dress is gorgeous. I love that color!!

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  41. love your hair! Gorgeous! and i love the shoes you just got in your last post!

    caraloren.blogspot.com

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  42. You're looking particularly gorgeous this week.

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  43. oooh! more big turqoise rings! I love them! I missed out on one!
    And maybe you could sell pendants and earrings in turqoise too in the future!

    luuuuuv your blog and you're so pretty:)

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  44. I've been using the Laura Mercier foundation for a while too... and funnily enough, I apply it with the Beauty Blender. Thoroughly recommend both!

    Love your blog btw... :D

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  45. I've been considering buying the Laura Mercier foundation for a while now! You're going to have to do a post to let us know if it's worth the money or not :)
    You look beautiful!
    xxx

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  46. It was great to meet you too, such a shame it was so brief! We will make that restaurant one day!

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  47. I dont use my fingers either! i use a sponge that came with my foundation, but i have a brush kit but there not as soft as they used to be! need to invest in a new one<3


    http://sophsophsophie.blogspot.com/
    Please follow! <3

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  48. Great to see you at the Show again, hope New Look goes well - sounds exciting! Thanks for the mention here too, my blog is very pleased that you did that ;) x

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  49. Have you heard about this brush?
    http://www.sigmabeauty.com/product_p/f55.htm The effect that they make is really good but it depends on the coverage you'd like to have. This kind of brush provides rather light coverage but it looks natural! ;-)

    Regards. :)
    Marta

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  50. loving all of those rings, such a shame they are sold out already! Gutted :o) xx

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  51. You should check out regalrose.co.uk for rings!! they have the cross rings and so much great stuff! x

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  52. useful links thank you :) maybe you could do a review of the foundation on your youtube channel?
    check out my blog pretty please?
    emilyconnickmakeup.blogspot.com
    thanks!
    xxxxxxx

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  53. Thanks for the mention Lily, my stats just went crazy!

    It was lovely to meet you briefly at London Fashion Week, I hope our paths cross again soon!

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  54. sick eyeliner, hope you had fun at fw x

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  55. these leopard print loafers kinda made me think of you & your primark ones! http://www.riverisland.com/Online/women/shoes--boots/flats--pumps/brown-print-loafer-tassel-shoes-597817

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  56. I'm so glad it's going well for you, do you know what you will do after uni ? :)
    I just wanted to tell you that you are beautiful and blog is quality and don't let them haters gonna bring you down- just whip your hair back and forth at them! :)

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  58. I never comment blogs but I'm doing loads of it today. I LOVE your blog. Love the outfits and just your general rambling!

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  59. really like your blog!!
    laura Mercier is always the best for me!

    have a stellar time

    thatgirlkip.blogspot.com

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  60. it looks like you had fun at the look show! i think i'll go to the bloggers meet in shef which i'm a bit nervous about! ahhh real life bloggers! ahahaha
    and you sunday portrait is lovely this week
    :)
    xxxxx

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  61. You look fantastic as always Lily! Jealous of the fact you went to the Look show, i'd love to of gone and met blogers, and watched the show, and just taken the all of it in! Hope you have a good week xx

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  62. You look so pretty!
    Immie x
    ihlittlewhirlsofskirts.blogspot.com

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  63. i'm currently following you on twitter, would you follow me back http://twitter.com/#!/Reebeccaaaa so i can tell you more about the legal action you could take about the photo shopped picture of you? :) xxxxx

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  64. Sweet!

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  65. OMG u r so cute with just a little bit of makeup! U should try wearing less makeup! Amazing pic :)

    xo

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  66. The Sigma flat top kabuki brush is the best brush ive ever used for my heavier foundations- it blends really evenly and easily ^_^

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  67. Love your blog, check mine out - http://www.unicornsteaparty.blogspot.com/

    xo

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