14 June 2017

Daisy Dungarees

Denim dungarees: Topshop // Embroidered top: Zara // Converse: Schuh // Basket: Cath Kidston (similar)

There is something very satisfying about sitting in a field, picking daisies, wearing dungarees... And I'm okay with the fact I'm dressed like a toddler.
I think the Topshop Boyfriend Dungarees are possibly the smartest buy I've made, and although you wouldn't think they're all that practical for Summer - the cloudy British weather has meant I've been able to wear them almost constantly. I also enjoy the cropped length, which I usually wear rolled up as to show a little ankle (saucy, eh?).

21 May 2017

The Monthly Playlist : May

May is being a bloody great month for music! For the first week I moved into my new flat in Manchester I had no internet connection - and as a result, listened exclusively to records (mostly my Record Store Day loot). It's also been packed full of live music - The View & The Kooks brought back some nostalgic tunes and the crowning jewel being the Cabbage, Blossoms and Courteeners gig on the 27/5.
I'm also really excited to see Seu Jorge play at the Albert Hall on the 25/5. He played on the soundtrack to Wes Anderson's 'The Life Aquatic' and is performing on a special set on stage, with a showing of the film afterwards. His adaptations of David Bowie's songs in Portuguese for the film is one of my favourite records ever - do have a listen.

1. Blossoms - Live From Portmeirion Town Hall, Festival No. 6

12 May 2017

Topshop SPRING Trend : The Daisy Tea Dress

The tea dress has always been a staple in my Spring/Summer wardrobe - a timeless and feminine classic; yet can be toughened up with a biker jacket and pair of ankle boots. Worn with sandals for picnics and afternoons at the beach, or a cardigan and pair of converse of those chilly British evenings.
I always look to TOPSHOP for my tea dresses (my favourite last year being the red daisy dress), as they add a cool and stylish element to such a traditional style dress.
This Spring I fell in love with the Daisy Print Ruffle Tea Dress, and it features two of this season's favourite trends: pink and ruffles.
The wrap around and side-tie detail adds a little interest to the pretty floral pattern and pale blush colour of the dress. And the floaty sleeves and hem creates a romantic and feminine look.
I have styled the dress with a biker jacket, black fedora and pair of converse to toughen it up; and the pastel lilac cross-body bag is an essential colour for Spring.


20 April 2017

Spring Fashion Haul | Topshop, Zara, ASOS + More!!

Spring is my favourite season; I love the sunshine, the beautiful flowers in bloom, cute little baby animals, and buying a fresh new seasonal wardrobe. I haven't made too many purchases as I'm saving up to move soon, and have been enjoying styling some of my winter pieces for spring (see video here).

This is what I have bought:

Primark Denim A-Line Skirt

Would you like to see any of the pieces in my Spring LookBook?
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10 April 2017

Spring LUSH Haul | Easter + Mother's Day Collection 2017

One of my very favourite things about Spring is the Lush Easter + Mother's Day collections, the products are so beautiful and bright, and fill my bedroom with the most delicious scent.

I didn't pick up everything from the range as there was a lot of reoccurring products that I have tried and didn't quite fancy this year. (The bath bombs for example, I'm 100% a bubble bar girl).

But here's what I did pick up...

Products mentioned:
Your Mother Should Know Bubble Bar
 Baa Bar Bubble Bar
 Ladybird Bubble Bar
 Rose Bombshell Bath Bomb
 Ups-A-Daisy Bath Bimb
 Mum Bath Bomb
 Scrubee Body Butter
 Grass Bubble Bar
 Pop in The Bath Bubble Bar
 Bunch of Carrots Bubble Bar
 Golden Egg Bath Bomb Melt

What is your favourite product from the Lush Mother's Day/Easter collection?
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9 March 2017

28 February 2017

Month on Film : February

Okay, so it happened again... only a few of the photos turned out. I think it's because the weather is just so dark and gloomy all the time. But I didn't really get up to much this month anyway;

I saw Bloc Party in Manchester, and Cabbage in Liverpool.

Had a lovely bike ride wearing my favourite rainbow jumper

It snowed in Manchester

andddd that's pretty much about it! I bought lots of new vinyl, drank copious amounts of coffee and went to a few other gigs (which the photos definitely didn't turn out, partly due to the rum and cokes I was drinking).

I do really want to keep my monthly film diary, but it's so disheartening when I look forward to getting it developed all month and they turn out rubbish. Hoping the quality improves as we start to get more sunlight, or maybe I should invest in a proper film SLR...

27 February 2017

The Monthly Playlist : February

I can't say I discovered too much new music this month, however highlights include watching Bloc Party and Cabbage live, getting a copy of the First Impressions of Earth exclusive coloured vinyl, and tracking down the soundtrack to my favourite Wes Anderson film, The Life Aquatic (I did used to listen to this on repeat, once upon a time...)


22 February 2017

Collective Clothing Haul + Try On

With Spring right around the corner, I have been collecting some transitional pieces to add to my wardrobe. With the majority of the things I've bought being black/navy blue - I'm definitely not quite ready for pastel shades just yet, but I'm day dreaming about nautical stripes and floral embroidery.

Watch the video:
Items mentioned:
& Other Stories Jumper (sold out online)
♥ Archive by Alexa Coat (Sold out)

12 February 2017

Lush Valentine's Day Collection ♥

This year's Valentine's Day collection is as pink and pretty as ever, with some brand new products and returning favourites.

In my haul this year I picked up:
 Prince Charming Shower Cream
 Rose Bombshell Bath Bomb
 Lover Lamp Bath Bomb
 Cupid Bath Bomb
 Unicorn Horn Bubble Bar
 Ladybird Bubble Bar
 The Kiss Lip Scrub

I was delighted to attend a Blogger's Event at the Chester Lush store, they've just had a refurbishment and it looks brilliant! We got to learn more about the products and also demo a lot of them. So if you'd like to watch that then you can here:

What is your favourite from the Valentine's Day collection?
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31 January 2017

Month on film : January

As with most things, this was a bit of a disaster - my plan was to capture a whole month on film by keeping a disposable camera with me at all times, and snapping away my daily occurrences. (Which I did. And I thoroughly enjoyed doing so). Unfortunately I didn't turn the flash on and 85% of the film was completely unusable.

However! A few did turn out from a sunday spent strolling along the Wirral coastline, so I shall share these with you and remember - next time... use. the. flash.


30 January 2017

The Monthly Playlist : January

January has been an exciting month music-wise, I've been exploring the new records I got for Christmas and rediscovering old favourites of bands I've bought gig tickets to see very soon. So if you're struggling in this particularly gloomy month, hopefully some of my current favourite songs will cheer you up...