30 December 2014

2014, the year

2014 has actually been my best year I've had since 2010 and I just hope 2015 brings an even better 12 months.
I've started a big step within my life and education by deciding to actually go to University and I've been made ridiculously happy by my love this year, October bought me not only birthday presents but also a week in bed of tonsillitis, which was slightly (very) annoying. 
I also feel like this year I've actually found myself and I've actually discovered what I like, dis-like and love, including within my work and creative side. 

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18 December 2014

Simple // What I wore

I seem to be drawn towards pencil skirts the last few months, I love how you can dress them up or casually so easily and quickly.
I actually fell in love with the metallic and glitter crop tops in Topshop, especially the emerald (heart eye emoji) but I ended up picking this black one up when in Cambridge. So sparkly! 

Having a bit of a love for these shoes lately as well, as you can tell from my last few posts! 

Top, skirt, heels - Primark, ring - Pandora, Lipstick - Mac Ruby Woo 





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15 December 2014

Classic LBD // What I wore

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12 December 2014

The coat



Coat - Primark (similar here

This year has been the year of the coats!
I've had a bit of an obsession with purchasing coats. Years previous I've just used one from the year before. Jack has even noticed how many I've bought, yep and even commented to people while I was viewing flats on how I'm going to fit all of them in.

I absolutely love this coat out of them all however. One thing I hate about dressing for winter is how it bulks me out and I lose shape. I love how I can cinch this coat in at the waist and 'boom' it out at the hips using the belt. The best part is how it was under £20 from Primark! It's become my absolute staple lately, it suits with everything. I like how smart it can make you look just by simply throwing it on with a simple outfit, but can be paired with your Friday going out dress. 

It's a definite win. 


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5 December 2014

Vintage hair style using bendy rollers // brush out

When you are trying to achieve the vintage look, in my opinion the hair completes the look. It gives you that finishing sparkle of the cherry on top. Along with the clothing and make-up, the hair just ties it all up into the perfect package. 
Not everyone loves the old vintage hair look, but I personally love it. 
It's taken me a while and a lot of (mostly failed) experiments to attempt to find a setting routine that my hair works with.  
I've found my ideal routine with bendy rollers and thought I would share it! 
I made a youtube video (here) on how I take and brush out my set after bendy rollers, but silly me didn't think to film me putting them in, I will be doing a video of the full process when I have a spare second. As with everything, I'm still attempting to perfect it and get better at it. 

This is the brush out, as I said my full routine of how I put them in and prep the hair will be up when I have time! for anyone wondering I section the hair in rows so the curls all fall uniformly, so when I brush it out into glamour waves it will mould together (image below) I roll under. If I run out of rollers I tend to chuck a few foam rollers in at the back, I do focus and ensure the curls around my face are the best, so use them first. 

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