Saturday, 29 July 2017

BEACH HUTS AND BAND STANDS


Now, as outfits go, this is definitely out there for me. BRIGHT yellow CROPPED t-shirt and PATTERNED culottes. What?! It does look like I've upped the saturation on the photos because the yellow is almost fluorescent, but I can assure you the t-shirt really is that yellow. I think (hope) it'll look nice with some mom jeans too.
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Friday, 28 July 2017

A LITTLE UPDATE FROM BRIGHTON PIER

Hi, hello, it's been a while hasn't it?! I feel like since I've been gone a while, and with posts before my break being intermittent, I'd write a quick little update. I'm not exaggerating when I say that a lot's happened, because seriously, a lot has happened!


So first off, I finished college in June! I won't lie, I thought going back to college for the HNC year would be a fab idea. It's had it's ups and downs but it's fair to say it was a bit of a waste of time. I won't go as far as saying I regret it because I'm aware it's lead me to exactly where I am right now, but I'll probably go into in more detail at a later date.


So, finishing college, I still work for my Mum's business and now the extra time I have is going to be spent on/is being spent on working on my shop. I'm so inspired and motivated to make this work and I can't wait to start doing my shop update blog posts again. I started them last year when I starting working hard on my shop but college made it a bit difficult to continue designing new products. So, now I'm hoping to do monthly updates again! And there's something super exciting happening with regards to my shop next month so look out for the next update for that.
Ok, now on to the outfit details part of this post. Enjoy!


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Saturday, 3 June 2017

GINGHAM | STYLING THE TREND

Today's post is dedicated to a trend that I've been loving recently. I fear it's set to replace my stripe obsession (I can't work out if that's a good or a bad thing!) Anyway, I thought I'd style up three gingham pieces into outfits today. I hope you like this kind of post, all items are linked if you're interested. Let me know if there are any other trends you'd like to see a post dedicated to in the comments.





For the first outfit I thought I'd keep it pretty simple and casual, integrating the gingham in a subtle way with a simple, summer appropriate, outfit.

T-shirt - ASOS
A white T-shirt is great for the summer, and a bold graphics adds a more casual vibe. I love this one from Levi's.

Shorts - ASOS
A pair of denim shorts are essential for a summer wardrobe. I did purchase this pair and can vouch for the fact they're super comfy, high waisted and a nice 'my bum is covered but they're not too long' kinda length.
I haven't owned a pair of denim shorts in years but have a feeling I might grab a pair of these in a different shade too.

Bag - Zara
Bucket bags are great for adding a boho feel to an outfit. They're also super cute and perfect if you don't have a huge amount to carry. The price of this one from Zara is amazing too!

Shoes - Newlook
The main article, this pop of gingham will bring you on the trend in a subtle way without having to change your wardrobe around. A simple sandal is grey to throw on with so many different outfits too.



A slightly more 'out there' gingham piece up next. And yup, those culottes made their way into my ASOS basket. This monochrome outfit could be styled up with a pair of heels but I plan to wear it with a pair of Vans for a casual everyday outfit.

A combination of two of my favourite trends, gingham and culottes. Culottes are so flattering on different figures and are a great alternative to trousers of dresses.

Another boho inspired piece. I picked this cute crochet top as it's slightly cropped so would sit above the waist of the culottes and also I love the mixture of pattern and texture. This adds a bit more interest to the black and white outfit.

I've worn my black Old Skools to death since getting them last year and I intend to wear them until they fall apart. Not the comfiest for walking long distances but they add a cool grungy vibe to any outfit.

I opted for this Whistles chain bag for this outfit to keep the smart elements of the outfit. I love mixing trainers with a smart outfit and I think this bag ties it all together really nicely.

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Sunday, 7 May 2017

COTON MANOR | BLUEBELL WOODS

Hi, hello, it’s been a little while hasn’t it? I’ve had loads of ideas for post but none of them have particularly inspired me to write or take photos, hence the 2 months?! of no posts. Anywho, today my family and I wanted to explore a bluebell wood near us so we hopped in the car and the outcome was loads of beautiful photos and a sense of peace and tranquility. So, that’s what this is. A little hello I’m (hopefully) back and a post full of beautiful sunny countryside and a little outfit shot or two as well. Enjoy!

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