Floral midi dress – Charity Shop
Yellow knit jumper – Loft (New York)
Tan Leather Zip Mighty Boots – Topshop
Multi-chain black & gold necklace – Primark
Lipstick – MAC Ronnie Red
And the sun has appeared! After a very, very long winter, spring has finally arrived. I’ve been trying to dress more summery recently with bright colours and floral patterns, but I’ve been slightly standing out due to the dreary weather. Now, fingers crossed, I’ll be able to dress more weather appropriate.
I’ve been super busy (I know, I know…) so I haven’t been able to blog much. I’ve been trying to get around to filming something too, but people who don’t blog don’t really get how long everything takes. If it’s an outfit post you need to put a bit of effort into the outfit, take the photos, edit and then upload the post. And when you’re filming, that takes 10 times longer, especially the editing side of things and then uploading on a super-slow broadband speed (Thanks EE!). I’d love to know how bloggers with a full-time job keep up the blogging on the side too, especially those with a 45min+ commute either way. I know there are ore and more full-time bloggers/Youtubers, who solely do this, but if you have a 9-5 job as well it can get a little draining. I’m an editor for an online retailer, so the last thing I want to do is create more content, and I hate doing anything half hearted…
Anyway, I don’t want to rant. Let’s have a look at the clothes! The midi/maxi floral dress was found in a charity shop last year. I love it, especially in the warmer months. The yellow jumper was a New York find, which makes it over a year old now (wow, I really want to go back to New York!). The boots are Topshop via eBay, and are soooo comfy. I have the black version too, which you’ve probably seen in an outfit picture or two, and I love to war them for work. Finally, the necklace is a Primark special and the lipstick is Ronnie Red by MAC… Lush.
Cream Tee – Men’s Primark
Crystal statement necklace – Primark
Grey Cardigan – H&M
Coral pink maxi skirt – Primark
Brown heeled Chelsea boots – c/o Barratts
Lipstick – Ronnie Red by MAC
If you haven’t been watching my YouTube videos, you won’t have seen my new hair! I had it all cut off and to be honest I’m still getting used to it. It’s not that I necesarily wanted to go shorter, it’s just the ends were awfully dry and damaged, and I wanted my hair to get into better shape. Something dramatic needed to be done! Hopefully this will mean my hair will grow quicker and I’ll have long shiny locks in no time… Here’s to hoping!
I took a little trip to Primark and picked up this gorgeous coral maxi skirt. I actually have the same style in about 2 or 3 different colours, and they’re great for the warmer months (if it ever warms up…!). For now though, layer it up and pop on your favourite pair of boots. These were kindly given to me by Barratts, and the deep brown hue is great for a transitional wardrobe. The heel is perfect for me too; tall enough to add some height into the mix but chunky so they’re easy peasy to walk in.
I hope everyone had a lovely Easter!
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Tagged h&m, mac, primark
Beige Leather Tote – c/o TK Maxx
Blue sheer lace blouse – Topshop
Crystal beads – Vintage
Black midi skirt – Vintage
Studded brogues – Zara
This bag is on the large size, which is something I absolutely love when it comes to handbags. It can fit my very large laptop in it as well as everything else I normally carry around. It’s really sturdy too, and the colour goes with everything! I also love wearing this blue shirt by Topshop at the moment, which my sister gave me for Christmas, it’s perfect for adding colour to an outfit.
Black Faux Crocodile Bag – TK Maxx
Red Oriental Dress – Topshop
Black Sandals – Topshop
Gold 3 Chain Necklace – Freedom at Topshop
Lipstick – New York Apple by MAC
Wouldn’t it be fantastic to have a new bag a day? Unfortunately we don’t have this luxury (unless you’re a celebrity), but treating yourself to a new bag every now and then really improves your outfit… and mood! This gorgeous black bag from TK Maxx adds a touch of sophistication to my outfits, and really makes me feel grown up. After all, I am 25 now… Haha! I love the crocodile effect as well as the long shoulder straps, and the size is perfect for fitting all my bits and pieces in.
My mum got me the dress for my birthday; I adore the oriental floral print on the red fabric with the gold thread running through. Unfortunately, like most Topshop products, it’s not made amazingly well as the seams are starting to come away and the gold print keeps flaking off. It’s such as shame as I love Topshop (well, who doesn’t) but everything I buy never lasts long. Saying that, I’ll still buy from them!! I purchased the black sandals the other day, and I love wearing them with tights (after all, they probably won’t last until the summer)!
…How is it March already???!!!
Milano Rib Tailored Navy Jacket – c/o Uniqlo
Sheer Cream Blouse with Gold Collar – Primark
Purple embossed mini skirt – Primark
Green Cat slipper shoes – c/o Zalando
Oh hi! Everything has kept me away from my blog recently – work, our phone line not working, general lack of time… Our internet has decided to stop working again too, so… That’s just great. I’ve just returned from a couple of nights in Amsterdam, which was absolutely wonderful. It’s a city I’ve wanted to visit for years and I’m so glad I had the chance to finally go!
My outfit here combats the cold while staying colour co-ordinated. Normally I’m not a fan of purple at all, but recently I’ve started to branch out (just don’t try to make me wear lilac…). I’ve found when combined with neutral tones or a nice navy blazer, then it’s bearable for me. The lovely folks at Uniqlo sent me this blazer, which is absolutely great at keeping me warm while ensuring I look presentable. It’s easy to par with absolutely anything for work while looking smart too. Plus, the material is thick and soft – perfect for my sensitive skin!
I’m now trying to get over a cold which I picked up whilst in Holland… lots of vicks, tomato soup and hot water bottles for me.