Tuesday, 16 September 2014

Miss Guided A/W Picks

Hey dolls, 
So I've been a bit AWOL recently due to not having a camera to snap my outfits on - I tried my phone but when I upload the quality is rubbish :( so hopefully I will be able to get one soon and get back on top of things. 

Seeing as all the A/W collections have been appearing in my inbox I thought I would put together some of my favourite pieces from the new Miss Guided collection that I have been lusting over. Miss Guided seem to always tick all my boxes and I'm forever excited to see what they come up with when a new season approaches. I'm definitely a summer lover, but I can't wait to get myself some furry pieces for my A/W wardrobe! I have been going through my wardrobe recently and I just want to completely re-vamp everything and start a whole new winter wardrobe- but who doesn't!? 

I am definitely for the boho look, whether it be summer or winter so I am all about the rustic floral prints and nude furs making the Effie Maxi Dress and the Jenifer Fur Gilet must haves for autumn! Teamed with some statement gold jewellery like the Blanche Pendant Necklace - I love this look!

I also enjoy wearing different styles and sometimes I just want a grungy day where it's all about the black. I am obsessed with mom jeans at the moment - a bit late on the band wagon but hey... so these 
Drew Ripped Mom Jeans are perfect for winter.  My wardrobe is never complete without an oversized t-shirt, and even more when it has our fave supermodels on too - Jourdan Supermodel Boyfriend Tee ! I think a minimal outfit like this looks even better with a statement piece of jewellery and I am loving the Diane Pendant Choker, very gothic-esque.

Last but not least, my picks wouldn't be complete without a bit of nude and pastel thrown in for good measure. I think pastels are definitely one of my favourite trends/colour palette's whatever the weather. I am also a massive sucker for a two piece and love the baby blue combo of the Casey Crop Top and  Madelynn Pencil Skirt - great for dressing up or down. I also picked the Bea Double Chain Skirt as I think this could be a good staple item for winter that will go with everything, plus the gold chain detailing is super cute! If you're a Kardashian fan, I'm sure you will have noticed the Kylie Jenner dungaree that was going around a while ago when she was photographed in Miami in a gorgeous tailored beige pair. I did notice a few similar floating around but they looked pretty crappy material. However, I think the Miss Guided Katayun Tailored Dungarees look really good quality so I might have to give them a whirl! 

Are you lovin' the Miss Guided new A/W collections?
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Thursday, 17 July 2014


Racer Crop - Miss Selfridge // Embellished Shorts - Miss Selfridge // Gladiators - Next (old) // Rings - Topshop //Necklace - Primark 


How nice is the sun right now? I am very impressed with the English weather this week, especially as it rains allllll the time in Manchester (like abnormally). It's making me feel super summery and makes getting up every morning so much easier, not to mention picking out nice sun appropriate outfits each day. The only down side is being stuck in work whilst it's boiling, so I hope it holds out for the weekend too! Although I moan about being in work, I have actually just got a new job that I have been super excited about and I'm enjoying meeting lots of lovely new workies and having a bit of a change :) which is not always a bad thing. 

Any way, rambling on over - I recently got a few things from Miss Selfridge that I put together to wear through the day or on holiday/festivals. I think embellished shorts look amazing on a night out but I think dressed down they can look pretty cute too. These ones I picked up in the sale so they are an absolute bargain down from the original price. If you don't know already, I always find Miss Selfridge has lots to offer when it comes down to beads and embellishment. I decided to wear this with a crop top that I have already worn loads of times now as its such a staple item for me. I love a crop top and I really like this racer style, so I got them in a couple of colours as I know I will get lots of wear out of them. 

If you haven't noticed already, Primark have had some amazing jewellery these past few months and I have loved finding some absolute gems in there. One being this silver piece that I completely fell in love with. I don't usually wear that much silver jewellery, but this one I had to have! There are lots of gorgeous summer styles so make sure you have a look if you are passing by!

I hope everyone has a lovelyyyy weekend :)

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Friday, 11 July 2014


Bralet & Pants - Miss Guided // Shoes - Zara // Bodychain - eBay // Bindi - Duty Free Shop // Rings - Topshop

Hey  dolls, 

So I thought I would share with you an outfit that I bought from Miss Guided not so long ago to wear for my birthday. I have an obsession with the Miss Guided bralets at the moment as I think they are perf for holidays and festivals - especially when it's super hot! I love them teamed with something high waisted like some cute denim levis' or some high waist flares. I bought this bralet in white and black as I figured these would go with most outfits. However, there are loads of gorgeous pastel colours to choose from too. 

I bought the pants as I wanted to go for a nude look to match my beloved Zara heels! I love how comfy these pants are and they look lovely with. a little crop top. You can get the bralet HERE and Unfortunately I couldn’t find the pants that I am wearing, but I have found a really similar pair that are just as nice HERE. Not to mention that Miss Guided have an amazing 50% sale on at the moment that you have to check out - so many bargains! 

Have you checked out the Miss Guided Sale yet?

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Wednesday, 2 July 2014


Dress/Vest - Zara // AirForce 1 Low-Tops - Footlocker // Rings - Topshop 

Hey dolls, 

So it's been a while! I have had a busy few weeks with it being my birthday and also getting a new job :) new starts and all that jazz. June has been a good month and I can't believe it's July already! I'm heading to Wireless festival on Friday for the weekend and I am SO excited! I go every year and I always have too much fun!

I recently had a little look in the Zara sale - if you have read my posts before you will know that I HATE going through sale (I don't know if it's the longgg years of working in a retail store and wanting to genuinely kill anyone that throws everything on the floor, or the general ball ache of  just trowelling through loads of crap.) However, I managed to walk in Zara on the first day of the sale on a whim so it wasn't too bad. I picked up everything white as per usual and also found my dress that I bought a few weeks ago with £20 off (sake) along with this little number. It's a super nice soft fabric and perfect for just everyday wear whilst it's pretty warm. It's quite sports luxe so I teamed it with my brand new AirForce 1 low-tops that I love, a lot. I also ended up in Topshop sale and headed straight over to the jewellery section as this is always full of gems (literally) I managed to get an all white (shock) choker and all white/gold rings and midi rings for about £6 - how could I resist?  
Have you been in the sales?

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Wednesday, 28 May 2014

Love it like XO

Dress - Zara // Hoops - Topshop 

Hey dolls, 

Just a quick one, but I wanted to share with you this beaaaautiful dress I picked up from Zara before my holidays. I totally wasn't meant to be buying anything and talked myself out of it about 5 times, but it was just to pretty to leave behind! 

I am a sucker for a white/cream dress and when I saw this in the Manchester store I grabbed my size and took it to the changing rooms where the love affair began ;). They also have it in black which is super nice as well - but I thought white would look nice with a tan and tan accessories. 

I wore this on holiday with a tan belt and gladiators but completely forgot to take picture (I'm so rubbish at taking holiday pics) but as the dress is so simple, its really easy to dress up with a statement gold/silver necklace or keep it minimal with some gold hoops like I have. I love the back strap detail and the boho-esque look for holidays so if you are looking for a pretty maxi dress, this one is perf! The only issue I had was that I cant wear a bra with it and its a little see-though (eeep!) but there is so many bra/boob diy kits now I had come fully prepared! 

Have you been holiday shopping in Zara? It's all too nice! 

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Saturday, 24 May 2014

Soul Junkie

Two Piece - Soul Junkie // Gladiators - Primark // Hoops - Topshop

Hey dolls!

So I've just got back from an amazing holiday in Portugal and I've definitely got a bad case of the holiday blues! I'm already trying to find another one! It was so nice to just chill out for a week and not have to think about work or all the other sh!t you have to deal with every day. I also went to a wedding whilst I was there which was beautiful - perfect weather and setting at the Hilton hotel in Vilamoura - I would have been made up if it was mine! I obviously bought loads to wear before I went and as usual, never got chance to wear everything :(

I didn't get chance to wear this gorgeous two piece whilst I was away but it is definitely a perfect holiday outfit and would look amazing in Ibiza or the Caribbean - well anywhere hot to be honest! I found Soul Junkie through bloggers and social media and I fell in love with all of Vanessa's (creator & designer) stunning, one of a kind designs. It's the perfect mix of gypsy meets bohemian which is right up my street. I love the fact that there is only a few of each design available making your piece extra special at an affordable price. There is nothing worse than heading on holiday and everyone's wearing the same Topshop dress, right?! 

Vanessa creates a range of two pieces and kimono/cover ups, which are equally as gorgeous. I have definitely jumped on the co-ord craze so my first purchase was obviously one of these. There is also now a 'Boho Baby' section available which is just TOO CUTE!! 
I have my eye on so many others so I better get on to my favourite's quick before they all get snapped up! The one I am wearing is called 'Night Becomes Day' and there are still some available. You can get one of these HERE for £35.00 - bargain. 

Have you bought a Soul Junkie piece before?

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Saturday, 10 May 2014

Public Desire: Faves

(L-R) Kelis, Tasha, Lailah, Neive - Public Desire via My1stWish

Hey dolls! 

So since I've been getting ready to head for some well needed sun, I have obviously been spending money I certainly don't have on anything and everything that screams summer. Not only have I been making weekly visits to the likes of Zara & H&M (my absolute fave high street shops) I have been scouring on line for cute pieces I can jam into my over flowing suit case. 

I find that Instagram is perfect for finding new and up and coming brands that offer you something a bit different to the high street. I have found loads of brands through the likes of Instagram and Twitter and bought myself more than a few key pieces for summer. All of which are super cute and different to anything I would buy from the likes of Zara or Topshop. 

I recently came across a shoe dream when I saw the beaut Sarah Ashcroft from 'That Pommie Girl' wearing a pair of the pink 'Callie' platforms (seriously dreamy) from new brand Public Desire. Like most girls, as soon as we get a sniff of Spring/Summer it's pastel central when it comes to re-stocking the wardrobe and these are a perfect addition! I then started following Public Desire on Instagram where I fell more and more in love with their new range of pretty shoes and mentally teaming them up with summer outfits in my wardrobe. I've picked out my four current faves that I'm lusting over right now (especially those Kelis platforms!) as seen above. The Kelis and Tasha's are perfect for pairing with a cute co-ord for a girls night out and the Lailah & Neive are pairs that I would wear through the day or on holiday - comfy and chic all wrapped into one! 

There are loads more styles to choose from over at My1stWish and with super affordable prices along with a crazy cheap delivery service, you really can't go wrong! If you don't already follow them on Instagram you can do HERE. This is the best way to see all their new and up and coming stock... it really is shoe heaven! 

Have you bought a pair of Public Desire's before? They are to die! 

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Sunday, 13 April 2014

when i met you in the summer

Dress- Zara // Arm Accessories (earrings!) - Primark

Hey dolls, 

How exciting is it that it is nearly summer!! As soon as Coachella starts springing up on my social media feeds I can't help but feel 1. Super jel and 2. Summer is coming! I have seen so many gorgeous outfits already and I cant wait to go and get my own for festivals in the UK this year - make sure you have a look, so much festival inspo! 

I recently found this beautiful dress in Zara (how lush is Zara at the minute though?!) and I decided it had to be mine as I had been searching for a nice dress to wear at a wedding abroad this summer. I thought this would be perfect as its pretty light weight and not too heavy for a whole day in the heat. I always have a problem finding a dress for weddings as I am obsessed with wearing creams & whites which isn't ideal with this being the brides colour *siiigh* ....anyway, I was super happy when I found this mint one which I am going to wear with tan/gold shoes and accessories to finish it off. The gold arm accessories I have on are actually earrings from Primark (lol), however when I was trying these on they were SO heavy on my ears I decided I couldn't wear them. No one wants droopy ear lobes! I put them on my arms for some reason and voila - some gold arm bands! I don't like seeing things go to waste :D 

Have you been in Zara lately? 

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Wednesday, 2 April 2014

Mini Boho Haul

All- Primark

Hey dolls, 
So as summer approaches, I always find myself getting a little too excited and keen for topping up my summer wardrobe. Although my summer wardrobe is always full to the brim, I constantly need more and I am so bad for throwing things away (totally ruthless - I hoard nothing!) which then gives me some sort of mental acceptance in my head that it is now okay to buy even more outfits. Confessions of a shopaholic, I am. So I had a little browse in Primark the other day and fell in love with a few holiday essentials, that I obviously needed ;) . As soon as I see a bit of sunshine I feel the need to transform into everything bohemian which is exactly what happened to me on this day. However, I did get all of this for just £35 which is a bargain if I ever saw one. 

I originally went in for a statement necklace (they have so many gorgeous ones in at the moment) and then ended up getting greedy and walking round the shop with various items hanging off me. I then picked up some aviators and standard gold hoops which were only £2 each. I then ventured upstairs to the shoe section and low and behold fell in love with these tan gladiator sandals - perfect for holidays! I then spotted this gorgeous printed bag just sat by itself, staring longingly at me so I had to get it, right?! I will be using this for all things travel and it will be ideal for carting all the crap I carry around with me! At just £8, how could I resist! So if you are looking for some holiday accessories, I would go and have a look as there is quite a few cute bits in! 

Have you bought anything here recently?  
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Sunday, 30 March 2014

Pretty Little Thing:VIP Blogger

Bag - PLT // Shoes - PLT // Shorts - PLT // Body - PLT // Fur Coat - PLT // Necklace - PLT 
Hey dolls, 

So I recently saw that there was a chance to be one of the VIP bloggers for Pretty Little Thing where you have to create your own outfit from the website (which is too easy as there is so much to love!). I obviously jumped at the chance and got creating an outfit! 

I am going to a couple of festivals this year and all I can think about when I'm shopping is holidays & festivals being the summer lover that I am. I decided to create an outfit that I would wear for the festivals this year as I think picking festival outfits is nearly as fun as going to the festival itself! I chose this white body which is super versatile and teamed with some faux leather shorts is perfect for summer - everyone needs a bit of pvc in their lives. The white cut out boots are ideal for walking around in (lots of that at the festivals!) yet still staying on-trend at the same time. 

I am also loving statement necklaces in the build up to summer, they add the final touches to any outfit and even a simple outfit can be transformed with a statement piece. I fell in love with this black and gold leaf one which I feel, definitely adds to the outfit. Seeing as I will be going to festivals in the UK this year - weather is always temperamental and you can never be too safe. I think this nude faux fur short jacket would go perfectly with this outfit for a bit of a boho vibe! Finally, no festival outfit is complete without a bag and this embroidered pink pom-pom bag is great for throwing on your shoulder and finishing the outfit.

Fingers crossed!!! 

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Sunday, 23 March 2014


  Jumper - Ark Clothing // Jeans - Primark // Nike Airforce 1 - Footlocker

Hey dolls, 

Hope everyone has had a good weekend! I am a proper sucker for a slogan t-shirt or jumper so when I saw this one in Ark last week, I decided I needed it! You can never have too many jumpers, especially when it's not really that warm yet. I love the baby pink colour teamed with denim and I am slowly filling my wardrobe up with pastel colours for spring/summer, so this is another addition to my ever growing collection! I bought this in store, when really I should have checked on line as Ark currently have 20% off all sweats so you can bag this with an extra discount if you buy on line.

I got the jeans a little while ago from Primark when I was having a mooch after work one night. I love the skinny high waisted jeans and I thought that these could easily pass off as a pair of Topshop jeans! I think these were around the £13 mark - bargain! I also dusted off my old faithful Nike Airforce 1's so I can walk down the street and blind everyone with how bright they are. They are my ultimate faves!
Do you love slogan tops?
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Tuesday, 18 March 2014


Top - Topshop // Leggings - H&M // Jordan5's - Footlocker

Hey dolls, 

I just thought I would post my weekend day time outfit - it was a casual one as I was feeling a little worse for wear on the Sunday after a night out in Manchester! I really need to stop drinking so much wine, I am an absolute fiend. At the moment I can't stop wearing the old leggings and crop top combo, I mean, it's probably far too cold for this attire yet but I find it so comfortable to just chill in. I have been trying to put myself on a spending ban, however I have been needing some sort of bottom halves for work so H&M has been a complete saviour when it comes to leggings that I can just throw on in the morning. 

I have bought 4 pairs of late as I find them so easy to wear and so much more comfortable than a pair of jeans. They have loads of cute patterned ones in H&M at the moment for £12.99, which is ideal - along with the fact they are good quality and not going thread bare across your bum which is a nightmare when it comes to cheap leggings, not to mention highly embarrassing. I also picked up a Glamour magazine the other day which had a little 25% off voucher waiting for me inside for H&M so that made everything even cheaper and I didn't feel half as bad for breaking my ban, ha! I will never learn. 

I also thought I would wear one of my favourite pair of trainers I have, as I haven't worn them half as much as I should do and they still look brand new! I LOVE my Jordan 5 Floridians and I think they go with these leggings pretty well :).

Hope everyone has a good week!
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Sunday, 9 March 2014


Top - Topshop // Skirt - Zara // Bracelets - Fossil & Tiffany // Head Jewel - Duty Free Shop
Hey dolls, 

Hope everyone has had a lovely weekend! I have been learning how to cook, which is always good as I'm sick of eating the same meals every day - kinda boring! Especially when you are trying to be healthy...variety is definitely the key for me otherwise I will slip back to my naughty foods! I also went to my first meeting for new on line magazine, FIBRE magazine, which is super exciting for me! I am a fashion & lifestyle writer for this super chic new magazine and I am very excited about it all - lots of good things to come! If you fancy having a browse you can do HERE

Besides probably being the only one drunk at the meeting and then trying to cure a heavy head on the Saturday, I haven't done much else. I have put myself on a strict 'no buying clothes' ban and it's the worst thing EVER. There is just no way I can save if I don't though, so hopefully it will pay off (literally). I got really worried I would have nothing to blog about but I opened my wardrobe and discovered a couple of newish things I haven't blogged about yet, so it's all good. I also want to give you guys my thoughts on my DTY Looks extension quad too, so I will be writing up a review this week :). 

I absolutely love this Zara skirt that I bought in the sale, it's so ideal for summer and I cant wait to team this with some crop tops on holiday! I think they have it in other colours too AND for less than £7 at the moment, I might have to break the ban and grab a few more! 

  Have you started your summer shopping yet? I can't wait to start buying bikinis!
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Saturday, 1 March 2014

I'll Bring You Flowers...

Playsuit - Miss Guided // Fedora -  H&M // Chelsea Boots - Topshop (old) // Fur Jacket - Vera Moda // Bodychain - Topshop (old)
 Hey Dolls, 

Hope everyone is having a good weekend! I am literally bored out of my head with no money and nothing to do. I usually love a decent chilled weekend but I need some activities other than going to the gym, ha. I wore this jumpsuit once for my best friends birthday around Christmas and I'm so glad I received this as one of my Christmas presents as I think it is definitely perfect for all year round. I didn't post this outfit when I wore it for a night out in Manchester, so I thought I would share the love now! 

This is probably the type of outfit I would wear for a gig or concert as its a good'en for going out in afterwards too. I would say it would be good for a festival too but,  playsuits + portable toilets = disaster! Well it does for me anyway - I don't fancy stripping naked in a portable toilet where there is a queue of 1000 people outside, risqué indeed. I just love the lace detailing and I think it works well for Summer just as much as it does for Winter - a wardrobe staple! You can get this beaut 'Alava' playsuit from Miss Guided HERE.

I recently got round to buying myself one of these fedora hats which I could never make my mind up if it would suit me. Either way I wanted one that much I came to the conclusion I was just going to wear them regardless, ha. I also can't get enough of my black fur Vera Moda jacket, I get so much wear out of it. I recently did a 'wish list' post of a similar one in nude pink which is also beaut. Think I'm going to have to get myself that one too. 

Hope everyone is having a much more fun filled weekend than me!
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