Monday, 25 July 2011

 I bought this gorgeous, Motel Celeste Dress: Night Sky from eBay for a bargain £14.99 originally £42. It is now £15 in the sale which is still fab. It's gorgeous and is perfect for a night out, or as a casual day time look! It's made from a lightweight material which means you can keep cool in the spring/summer months.
  After purchasing one, I had to buy another and this to is a Celeste dress from Motel in a used denim kind of look. This one is slighter shorter than the dress so is more suitable as a long shirt. This was also a bargain at £10 on eBay. This to is made from a lightweight material and is perfect for almost any occasion!
This shirt was a bargain £3 from a local charity shop near me, it's 100% silk so feels gorgeous. The colours are so on trend at the moment, with the pastel pink and off white/cream colour. The shirt originally had sleeves but as it is a couple of sizes too big I decided it would look better with them off!
 These white denim shorts were bought in a charity shop for around £3.50 and I decided to stud them myself! It's a great and easy effect that makes items look a lot more expensive.x
These pictures are from a couple of weeks ago (I'm not good at up to date posts), but I thought I'd put them up anyway showing me wearing the Fringe dress from Topshop sale £20 that I purchased a little while ago. My shoes are from New Look, bag from Matalan and belt from Primark.
Excuse the classic drunken toilet pictures. x

Friday, 22 July 2011

I recently went to Lush, (and admittedly I have never bought anything from there before, shock horror!), but I wanted to try out some products that I had seen reviews about online and in magazines.
The first item I bought was the solid shampoo named 'Seanik', it's freshly made so does have an expiry date as with all the products made in Lush. I was a bit anxious using this, but it was easy and literally the same as regular shampoo. I roll the block around my head a couple of times and it foams up into the usual shampoo consistency! At £5 for 55g it's quite the bargain, and will last a lot longer than your regular shampoo.

Softening sea salt shampoo bar with jasmine, mimosa and orange blossom.
Many of our planet's most potent nutrients come from the deep blue sea. Lush has them brought ashore to create an ocean blue Shampoo Bar with protein-rich, softening Irish moss seaweed, Japanese nori seaweed and sea salt to leave your hair soft, nourished and full of body. We could have left it at that, but that's just not our way. We added lemon oil for extra shine, and the exotic far eastern fragrance of mimosa and jasmine to bathe you in the heady scent of tropical flora.

The second item was this Sandstone soap which I heard about in a magazine, it is great for exfoliating and can also help reduce cellulite. It's not the most comfortable to use because of the sand particles, but you can tell it works! It's £2.95 per 100g.

The exfoliating citrus and sandy one.
On the glorious beaches of Rio de Janeiro, stunning Brazilian babes, and their mothers, mix up tanning oil with the fine sand and scrub their backsides to make them as smooth as silk. Sandstone soap has a layer of sand and the seductive citrus scent of a caipirinha cocktail.
What products do you guys use/recommend?x
These beauts are from my sister as a graduation present! She originally bought me the classic black pair (which I did really like), but saw the grey and felt they were more 'me'. So yes, I've wanted a pair of Converse for ages as I haven't actually had a pair for years. My lovely sister also bought me this gold peace sign necklace. Spoiled rotten!x

I have just recently bought these gorgeous VECTRA studded shoes from Topshop, I fell in love with them when first saw them so couldn't resist (The photo does not do them justice!). The original price is £28.00, but with student discount you get a little more off the price. This is more than I would usually spend on a pair of shoes, but I had to do it! I feel these shoes will instantly make a statement and I can't wait to wear them!x

Sunday, 17 July 2011

Antelope animal print wedge platform boots from Topshop, £80.
These boots are part of Topshop's Edited collection, (which if you don't already know), are items handpicked by Topshop's  Head of Design Jacqui Markham every Tuesday, showcasing key pieces that are on trend for that particular season/time and other basics. It's a great idea, and a great way for people who aren't that fashion savvy to get an idea of what they 'should' be wearing. I'm say it like this, because I increasingly feel people are only wearing certain items because they know they are popular and 'on trend', rather than wearing them because they actually like or suit it. Anyway... the shoes are gorgeous, and I reeeeeallly would like them on my feet. (I still have a little thing for leopard print, but I do think you need to be careful, if you go too far it can look 'tack of the mack' (trashy) and you can easily end up like Kat Slater from Eastenders). I can't really walk in heels as I never really wear them, but as of now I am trying my best to wear them when I can. It's hard when you're tall and want to wear heels, (well it is for me) as on a night out I don't want to look like a drag queen. I'm usually faked up with eyelashes, caked in make-up and taller than most men anyway...
I'm sorry I'm ranting... enough now!

Saturday, 16 July 2011

Everyone is going flag crazy at the moment with at least one piece in your wardrobe containing the famous stars and stripes, but here is another hair concept that I think looks awesome. x

Thursday, 14 July 2011

 Pony coloured hair has been around for a while now, but I wanted to add some lovely pictures I found online that I couldn't resist sharing with you wonderful people. I'm a sucker for all things colourful, if only I 1) Had long hair and 2) was brave enough, this would be a hairstyle for me to try out! Are you a fan? or is this a step too far?
So from the 1st of July I official ditched the title of a student.
It's depressing thinking that I am no longer able to blag the student life, but I think it came at the right time. University was starting to get boring, and I actually didn't learn anything in my last year! Shocking. Now real life begins, and I'm excited to start my new adventure... who knows where it will take me but I will be sharing it with you all!

I decided to show you my cringeworthy pictures from the ceremony...
For anyone interested my colour-block dress is from Zara and the blue shoes are from New Look.