Saturday, 28 July 2012
Friday, 27 July 2012
I've paired my Zara dress I first wore back in March when we had the freak weather, with my new pink Zara necklace. I love how the necklace blends with the print, making it casual but still looks like a statement print.
Tuesday, 24 July 2012
This also means we can dust of those summer pieces, and make some great fashion statements. I shall most definitely be wearing my floral prints, and neons, I have had in the wardrobe waiting. Fingers crossed the sunshine sticks around.
Monday, 23 July 2012
Without a doubt each one has been special and not only because of the fretting over outfits, but the gifts. Due to it being a big year or us all we had decided to all buy a gift together. At times this was difficult. We all wanted to give something which would be a keep sake, but why do you buy a bunch of girls who have everything? Well here's a few of my favourite ideas.
I really think some sort of photo gift is a must. My friends an I opted to making scrap books going back to our early childhood. That way We could include some embarrassing ones, and really nice group ones. It was always a gift that it everyone laughing too.
M third idea is something a bit different. I always think a gift should be something they would love but never buy themselves. The Christian Louboutin book is perfect for this. I received one from a family friend and it takes pride of place on my book shelf. The other lovely thing with a book as a gift is that you can pop a personal message inside, as well as the date. This is a nice idea for big important birthdays lik 21st I think.
If ever in doubt a voucher is great. One of my friends had lots of holidays planned, so we filled her with Topshop vouchers, to make a holiday wardrobe. You can also buy vouchers for pretty much anywhere, so these are great if someone is saving towards one item, I always feel cash is a bit impersonal, and a voucher means they win flutter the money away before by have saved enough. My Mulberry voucher from my housemates, allowed me to buy my link denim Lilly,something I'll always love.
Do you have any big birthday/celebrations coming up where a gift is needed? Or have you received the perfect gift?
Monday, 16 July 2012
I'll admit it, a recent craze has come from within for Zara. The Cardiff store back home isn't as filled as my usual Manchester haute, even though it's bigger in size. Nor does it seem to treat me like the London stores kindly have in the past. Thank goodness for the iPad app and online.
With there free collect in store delivery option it's hard not to find yourself filling your basket.Below are just a few things that I've managed to covert and click to collect.
So far I have only actually collected the green necklace. This is due to my slight "see it,like it, must have it now" attitude. Online sold out, and ironically only London stores had stock, a week after I had left London. However I managed to track one down to the Canary Wharf store, where my Aunt kinky picked it up for me. I'm yet to wear it, though can't wait to pair it with dresses, an my new favourite white shirt. I also have a skirt awaiting a wear it would much perfectly with.
The second necklace, I'm thinking will update my Whistles Wisteria Suit. Over the top, the subtle pinks I think will compliment each other.
I'm still slightly unsure about the jacket. However leather is huge for a/w and my green version all from Zara, with leather sleeves has worn so well. I'm hoping it'll be another of there sell out coats, like we saw so many of this summer.
My final purchase is this sale dress. I eyed it up full price, but then sort of forgot about it. I've since then spotted it on my new found favourite blog What Courtney Wore. I will mot likely wear it similar to how heh as done, with my pink River Islnd blazer.
From stalking the website almost daily over the weekend, I've now got a wish list of Zara products. The new Advanced section, gets me all excited for A/W and may even see me buying this bag come payday, even if I do already have the tan version.
Monday, 9 July 2012
The heel height is a lot higher than it looks at first. However still really comfortable.
Jacket:River Island Shirt:Warehouse Jeans: Topshop Bag:Mulberry Wedge Trainers: Topshop
Saturday, 7 July 2012
Friday, 6 July 2012
My iPad has proven it self to be the best friend to travel with. Not only can I blog, as I am now on the move. But watch and catch up on films and television, this was great on my Sunday train journey back to London. A trip to Harrods resulted in Laudre macaroons. If only it was possible to eat them everyday.
My new pink Mulberry lily is without a doubt a favourite, so excited to style some outfits around it, but first will have to narrow the contents of my handbag down.
A quick trip to Somerset house after work one day got me all giddy for the fashion weeks in September. I'm looking forward to getting home to my new Vogue issue which has a autumn/ winter trend report.
The white brogues were something beautiful I spotted in the Churches window. Sadly my funds couldn't stretch to the £350 price tag, but I'm looking for an alternative currently.
Now it's time to enjoy a bit of free time with simple part time retail work, and maybe get saving for those brogues after all.
Monday, 2 July 2012
This is a dress I bought quite a while ago voter seeing it in magazines. Believe it or not it code me £17 from Primark. It reminds me slightly in shape of the limited edition Mary Katrantzou for Topshop dress.The wether wasn't too bright today, a jacket was needed. As you can see the dress is quite bright and bold, my Zara jacket has tamed it down by adding an ounce of casual, and a sprinkle of no summer weather cover. My Zara tan bucket bag also helps tone down the summeryness. I'm hoping in weeks to come I can wear this dress without, a jacket.
My Topshop sandals seem the perfect colour match for the dress, and have easily become a wardrobe favourite.
I'm not a regular Primark shopper, however do enjoy it for finding little gems like this. Have you found any hidden gems recently?