Monday, October 31, 2011


cashmere challenge

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jumper: uniqlo via vouchercodes *
shirt: new look *
skirt: H&M
rings: jwlry & market stall
nails: beauty UK smokey lilac *

I dont know much about cashmere to be honest. Its not something within my price range, or probably something I would choose to buy myself as I tend to just do cheap and cheerful. Voucher Codes asked me to be part of a challenge about Cashmere. They sent me this from Uniqlo, coming in at £79.90 (they do have a discount code page on their website!) I really wasn't sure what to expect. I opted for black as it was the safest choice!

I think the Uniqlo Cashmere jumper feels really soft and comfy, most importantly I didnt find it scratchy or irritating which is my main gripe with any jumper thats woolen. But after my mother trialled it (she declined to be part of this outfit post, still working on trying to make her become a blogger!) she adores it and says it feels perfect. My jumpers a S, and I expected it to be bigger because the photo made it look a little big, I probably would have preferred something more baggy. Even a L or XL would have been better.

I didnt really know how to style it either as its more fitted than I normally would choose! Though I'd go for my go-to pink and black style outfits! Also sporting my new favourite nail polish, Beauty UK smokey lilac. Its just such a wonderful purple thats not a bright lilac but kinda browny too. Love it! Posted about my lipstick too on my other blog!

Sunday, October 30, 2011


sunday portrait week 97


Milly, Anna, Me & Zoe

001. Comso Blog Awards Photo! I feel like I've run out of time to actually post about it because so many people who went already have! I didnt win my category unfortunately! But congrats to Anna & Olivia who totally deserved their winning categories! I was really sick the whole day, look fab, feel terrible was my most commonly said phrase! Had a lovely night though! Favorite part was coming back to a hotel for lots of chatter with Gemma, Sarah, Lauren, Olivia & Lyzi!

002. Giveaway up on ETC LLYMLRS! I'm giving away 8 Models Own Nail Polishes!

003. Decided that November is Comment month! I never comment blogs, I read absolutely loads of blogs, and its not because Im lazy or think Im "above" being a commenter. I've just never ever been much of a commenter on blogs, forums or journals or whatever! Over the years I think I've got myself into a non-comment rut. Even on Facebook is a rarity I talk! Basically just going to try as much as I can. Im going to keep a record of how many I comment on in a month too!

004. Went to London again this weekend, as I went to see The Streets last night at London Freeze which was really good actually. I'm not a big fan (my friend Hannah is obsessed!) but I really enjoyed it. Haven't been to a gig in what feels like years! Was a good atmosphere! More travelling next week though thinking of going to visit my VIPXO as shes finally come back from Canada! So I may be up in Leeds for a bit towards the end of the week!


Friday, October 28, 2011


wear it pink

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sweater: juicy couture *
skirt: H&M
nails: H&M rust (review here) & ebay nail art pens (review here)
rings: jwlry, market stall & love hearts and crosses *

Its Wear it Pink day, So hence the pink! Breast Cancer hasn't personally affected me, thankfully, but Cancer awareness is something I feel quite strongly about. My male best friend died of stomach cancer in 2010 at the age of 18. Was one of the most heart wrenching 8 months of my life, seeing someone suffer so badly that you loved so much was heartbreaking. I was always thankful to the nurses that looked after him and how they made his last few months as comfortable as they could. It amazes me how passionate all my friends now are for raising money to help all forms of cancer. I even posed topless for one of those nudey WI inspired calenders. I think there should be more awareness of all cancers, male and female. But if you wanted to donate to Breast Cancer you can do here.

I'm wearing a absolutely gorgeous Juicy Couture sweater, Its the most expensive thing I own clothing wise apart from my designer bags & my topshop coat. However Juicy Couture "gifted" me the jumper for going to their Fashion Night Out event! Its so soft and cosy its unbelievable! I probably wouldn't have bought it myself because of the price, but it is absolutely gorgeous and I cant sing its praises enough! Just paired with a (different!) pleather skirt I've had for ages and a splattering of rings! I'm still ill, anyone who saw me at the Cosmopolitan Blog Awards can vouch for my illness! Slowly getting a bit better though! Thanks for everyone being so kind!

I've also restocked all the rings in my shop, including the fives. I'm away this weekend so nothing will be sent until Tuesday though. Anything ordered prior to 4pm today has been sent already!

Monday, October 24, 2011


little things

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dress: internationale *
cardigan: topshop
rings: jwlry

The dreaded bloggers lurgy is still making the rounds at the moment is still hitting me full force. Im as sicker today than I've been all weekend, Been coughing and sneezing and generally complaining 50% more than normal. Only a few quick shots I took before going to the hair dressers for a consultation about taking the leap towards being a blondie. It was straight back home and to bed for me.  Now please excuse me while I drown in tissues! x

Sunday, October 23, 2011


sunday portrait week 96


 photo from a few weeks ago, to ill to take one today, pj's FTW.

001. A very sniffly sunday post today, I have the flu. Fingers crossed it's gone by Wednesdays Cosmopolitan Blog Awards. I've spent most of today with my duvet and a bottle of Night Nurse. I didnt even move from my bed till midday. I hate this time of year when the weather changes, my body seems to reject it all and make me a grumpy ill person. Reading alot of other peoples summary posts today I noticed a fair few people on the sicky bandwagon too ):

002. As I mentioned above its Cosmopolitan Blog Awards on Wednesday! I'm staying over to party with some other bloggers which I'm really looking forward to (illness permitting!)! The competition is really tough this year and I think its one of those things that can go either way, especially as some of my favourite bloggers are in my category! Some really stiff competition in the both the Beauty Blog Categories, I really didn't know who to vote for in those ones! Excited about seeing all my blogging faves IRL though! So fun! I've picked my outfit and everything!

003. Decided its finally time to get rid on the ombre, I love it but its just not for me anymore. Its too "done" and I think its had its time, so its byebye! And potentially hello blonde. I was actually blonde till I was about 13, then I started dying my hair and then now its just naturally the brown it is now. If I can drag my bum to the hairdressers in the morning Im gonna see how much it would cost. I obvz dont want to be peroxide blonde, just a natural warm sandy blonde colour, like the Ombre in my hair already just all over.

Thursday, October 20, 2011


preppy

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shirt: H&M
jumper: primark
necklace: urban outfitters
watch: swatch
nails: elegant touch classic french

Wednesday, October 19, 2011


drunk with lust tonight

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coat: topshop
fur: H&M
watch: swatch
dress: river island
rings: jwlry
eyelashes: ardell demi wispies (post here)
nails: fashionista magnetic polish in purple me up

Had my eye on this blazer for a while ever since I spied someone trying it on in the Oxford Street Topshop a few weeks ago. Saw that it was reduced in the Topshop sale early this week and thought it would be rude not to buy it! Glad I got it for £30 rather than £60, although unlike a lot of things that tend to go into sale I probably would have paid full price for it this jacket.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011


grand optimist

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top: internationale *
cardigan: charity shop
skirt: primark
necklace: forever 21
rings: jwlry & H&M
nails: fashionista magnetic polish in purple me up *

Sob Sob, To go with the fact my laptop is super glitchy and not working properly, hence why I couldnt post yesterday, and now to make things worse my cameras lens has broken. It wont auto focus correctly, so I have to keep manually resetting it after each photo. Basically effort, it still works but it makes things take 100 times longer to do. Forked out the money to get another one while muttering under my breath about shoddy expensive cameras and how nothings built to last (sound like my Granny!) so I should have another in a few days.

Today I've been chilling, havn't had much to do today so I've spent hours causally browsing the internet and writing blog posts, As you do. Just went for something easy, its really cold in my house so I wore my trusty massive grandad cardigan that I got for a pound! Its literally the warmest thing I've ever worn! Im well and truely obsessed with that Primark skirt too, shamefully worn in about 5 times since I bought it last week!

Posted about Octobers Glossy Box on my other blog today!

Sunday, October 16, 2011


sunday portrait week 95



001. My Macbook has decided it hates me and isnt working properly. Gonna take it too the Mac store tomorrow in the hopes they know whats wrong with it but its messed up and not letting me do anything. Going to try to download OS Lion and hope it fixes whatever it doesnt like! Good job I have a backup laptop (my old one before my macbook!) so if I'm not around much its because Im pulling my hair out waiting for it to open internet explorer!

002. TOWIB was really good! So nice to see some familiar faces and new ones! Always such a laugh when I'm with Kate, Emma, Lily & Zoe! Was roped into doing a photography talk with Zoe as the person she was doing it with dropped out. I did photography/graphic design at college and university so I knew a few things, but was a bit unprepared! And it turned into a bit of a open debate the Q&A session in the end, but it was a experiance! Im also speaking at Handpicked Media Gets Social , Its very different from The Only Way is Blogging and costs £50, but if your really intrested in problogging it could be of note for you! I am going to do a giveaway for some tickets in the next week.

003.Watching the X Factor and chilling tonight! Not that impressed with the X Factor this year, Feels a little lack luster! No one is amazing, apart from Misha B who is practically a star already compared to the rest, Heads above everyone else on the show. Just goes to proove how much of a joke TV shows like this can be! Glad have Nu Vibe has gone, but Frankie was terrible. Thought his fan girls would have at least voted for him!

004. Packed and ready to post all orders from my shop tomorrow. Had a bit of a delay towards the end of the week because I ran out of envelopes (klutz! every time!), but everything ordered right up until I post this is being sent tomorrow. Had such awesome feedback to the new mixes, so much easier for everyone and myself! Everyone is happy! Popular styles are already selling out which is amazing, especially the rectangle style (my fave!)! New stock will start trickling in from now on!

Friday, October 14, 2011


lace & faux fur

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dress: pussycat @ newlook *
jacket: vintage
necklace: primark
nails: models own bubblegum* & nail gems from ebay (see this post here)

Happy to finally announce that I've finally put the 3 for £8 deal back up on my JWLRY shop. I've had the stock for ages just wasn't sure how I was going to put it into a shop so people could choose the styles they want when they purchase rather than be picked randomly. All you do is pick the rings in the styles and colours you want and then enter "MIX" in the discount code box when you check out for the discount to apply. Hope people like it better this way, saves people having to worry getting the same rings twice! Oh and the five ring mixes are in stock, no idea why they have been displaying as out of stock the last few days!
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