Sunday, November 11, 2012


sunday portrait week 139



001. This week has been a super stressful one and I've been working all week on various projects and nothing seems to be slowing down over the next two weeks. I had a mini stress out in Covent Garden on Friday and had to sit down and calm down. However this weekend has been a chilled one. I went out for food a few times, drank lots of coffee and then spent today wandering around London looking at all the Christmas stuff. I think London is amazing this time of year with all the lights and the atmosphere. Im not a big Christmas person, but I really do love that warm, cosy feeling that comes around at the moment!

002. I just want to take a second to say how amazing is James Arthur on the UK X Factor. He's absolutely my favourite artist thats ever been on the show (Soz, Matt Cardle!) there is just something about him that I think is incredible. His cover of I'm Sexy and I Know it was something else! I also watched the USA version of X Factor this weekend and I couldn't believe the talent levels on there compared to the UK one. Seriously if you wanted to hear some amazingly talented people watch that. No joke contestants (cough, Rylan) just pure talent. Also, some of the contestants on there are 13 years old and have more pure talent than I've ever seen before! Absolutely incredible and I highly recommend checking it out!

003. This week I've made my first Outfit of the Day video since deciding to give Youtube a proper go. If you missed it you can watch it here, I'd love to know any thoughts on it. Im hoping to do at least one a week to go alongside my outfit posts on here but keeping it predominately beauty chat and talky videos. I also made a video on my October Favourites! As usual any requests are welcome, and please subscribe if you like to see more! This week Im planning on doing an Empties video and possibly another video, maybe a follow up to my Skincare heroes post from a few days ago!

004. If you saw my wish list post from yesterday on ETCLLYMLRS, I went and purchased the Topshop Boutique dress I mentioned in the post. It was just too gorgeous to pass up on and I think I might actually wear it tomorrow. I haven't seen an item of clothing I've got really excited about for a while so was super happy when I saw it in store and it fit like a dream. I'm just so uninspired by clothing at the moment, nothing is screaming out to me and I find myself more and more looking to the clothing I already have than buying new stuff. I suppose it's a good thing to wear what you have for a change rather than the constant craving to update my overgrown wardrobe!

005. Just incase you didn't know you can now follow people on Instagram over the web. So if you're not part of the iPhone club you can view all of my images online via my Instagram online account here. However if you do have a iPhone my name is (obviously) @llymlrs! I post wayyy too much on there so be warned! If you thought this blog was vapid and self indulgent wait until you see that! I've decided not to do those weekly instagram catch up posts at the moment, I might bring them back into regular content on the blog but so many people do them Im not so sure if people are genuinely interested in them or not.

39 comments:

  1. love your make up in this.

    hope you have a less stressful week :) x

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  2. You look beautiful as ever? And I too am in love with james arthur! Its makes me feel queezy how good he is haha xx

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  3. I am so jealous of how much a bowlers hat suits you, I love them so much but I could never pull it off!

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  4. The American talents shows always have so much better talent! Hope you have a less stressful week Lily :)

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  5. Wish I had the guts to wear a hat like that !

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  6. love your posts :)

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    x

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  7. I loved that James Arthur performance too, defo think he should win x

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  8. I know what you mean about the american x factor ! They are all so good and they take it way more seriously :)

    Beautiful Dreams

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  9. you look gorgeous, I love your eyeliner x

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  10. beautiful as usual,so pretty:(x

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  11. Can't wait to see that dress on, can't imagine it! I know what you mean about nothing screaming out at you (shopping wise), suffering with that myself at the moment! xo

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  12. oooh i didnt know you could follow people on instagram over the web! that's cool! :)
    you look amazing!
    XXX
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  13. Oh dear, hope not every week is as stressful! You look so pretty!

    Pip x

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  14. Really want a hat like this it suits you so well!
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  15. Nice portrait

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  16. I don't do instagram so would still love to see the multiple picture posts - that's just cause I'm really nosy though... :) x

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  17. Your eyes are a stunning colour!

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  18. I really like your Youtube videos, you're quite good at it :) Love that bowler hat, by the way!

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  19. i've never been to London around Christmas. I would love to see how pretty it is. James Arthur is incredible! I loved his version of Sexy and I know it but he copied it off a boy's cover on youtube. boo.

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  20. Lovely portrait! Oh and you don't need to have an iPhone in order to have Instagram, it's also available on Android since April this year :)

    Nathalie x

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  21. Lovely portrait! Oh and you don't need to have an iPhone in order to have Instagram, it's also available on Android since April this year :)

    Nathalie x

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  22. Lovely portrait! Oh and you don't need to have an iPhone in order to have Instagram, it's also available on Android since April this year :)

    Nathalie x

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  23. james arthur defiantly is the best! you suit this hat so well sweetie x x

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  24. I am in love with James I think. I don't even know why he had to go on the XF in the first place, they should have snapped him up without all this hoo-haa! I'm the same with clothes atm, beauty seems to have taken over the world and all my money goes on that habit. I think I just spent so long collecting perfect items for my wardrobe (mainly jumpers and jeans if I'm honest) that the passing trends just don't catch my eye anymore!

    Don't know why I feel the need to chat for so long in a comment, I guess I just like your chattier posts? Also, I'll chip in and say that I love following bloggers on Instagram but not so keen on the insta round up type posts. There, now hopefully you can get something out of this ridiculous comment too haha. Maria xx

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  25. Pretty!x

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  26. That dress in your wish list was beautiful looking forward to seeing an outfit post featuring it!! X

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  27. Sorry you had such a stressful week, but you look lovely!
    I loved the outfit of the day video btw. xx
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  28. Hope you have a less stressful week, and I agree James Arthur is amazing he is by far my favourite act :) xx

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  29. Love the hat and the youtube video was great! x

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  30. Love your make up in this 'Sunday portrait'.
    I've been really uninspired by recent clothes in the shops lately too, I think I just don't like the trends!
    Daniella x

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  31. You look lovely! I agree- love James! xo

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  32. I love James too, he is amazing! I really want an iphone haha it has to go to the top of my Christmas list! Also I loved your video of outfit of the day, a fab idea

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    x

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  33. nice jumper and hat combo! I love james arthur too!!

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  34. I loved your youtube OOTD, they should definitely become a regular thing. That jumper is gorgeous, black and white always looks so nice on you xx

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