Get New Years Ready With Clothing You Already Have

Thursday, 31 December 2015 London, UK

So I've seen all these bloggers do wonderful posts about their year and how much they've progressed etc which I think is great, however there are some things I feel like I don't have to share on the blog. I also feel like we as bloggers put so much pressure on ourselves to blog about things that other people are writing about, to talk about something first or to simply fit in a hashtag. This isn't always the case, but when I round it up like that, to me it just sounds sad. So... you won't see me writing about my year of blogging or goals for 2016 because a) If you've followed me and my journey this year you'll know everything that has happened and b) well let's face it who actually sticks to their goals when written down? (not me haha). 

Anyway the purpose of this post is to show you how to get New Years ready with clothing you already have. Again, I've seen all these posts about purchasing x, y and z especially for new years but I know there will be some of you out there that have left it far too late to go shopping or simply don't have the spare cash lying around. So me being me (the nicest person you'll ever meet) I've put together this particular outfit for NewYears Eve or any other special occasion. Details on how to replicate can be found below, enjoy! 





I love a dark outfit esp during the Winter season because they are soooo simple to work with especially when using accessories and bold makeup. Starting off with the dress, I think I've had this one for about 2/3 years now and it was bought off ebay for about £12. There was a point in time where I had a thing for deep plunged dresses but hated the price tag that these boutiques would do them for so opted for the cheaper option - eBAE!. Although I think this dress is great, I wouldn't say that the fit is AMAZING..the boobage area needs to be taped (I didn't in these photos) and I feel like a belt looks so much better with it. This particular belt I bought again from ebay for about a fiver, another timeless piece that just adds a hint of class to a slightly risqué dress.



Steal my look; Okay so you're at home thinking "What am I going to wear tonight... I have no clothes I'm doomed". Stop right there. Firstly, let's rummage through your wardrobe. Find a few LBD's (Little Black Dresses), belts, body chains and any other accessories to go with. Next step; Try all your dresses on, checking for which one you feel most comfortable in and which flatters your body the most. Final step; Accessorize! Whether it be a waist belt, body chain, necklace I want you blinging. If your dress is super plain/baggy at the waist, I'd recommend using a waist belt to mask this. If your LBD has a lot going on such as glitter/gems, I'd recommend accessorizing with a fur scarf over the shoulder and/or a box clutch that is just as glamorous! 



Remember, if you're keeping your top half (dress/two piece) plain then you can experiment with different types of shoes in terms of style and colour - just have fun with it. 



If you're heading out in the cold you'll obviously need a coat. Keep tones warm by choosing browns, khakis and beiges - these colours are bang on trend and compliment all skin tones.

Hope I've helped in some sort of way! If you happen to use any of the above tips tonight or at a later date do let me know :) 



Get New Years Ready With Boxing Day Sales

Saturday, 26 December 2015 London, UK

Now Christmas is over, I guess we have another excuse to shop right or not? Although my house has no space whatsoever for more clothes I guess I can make an exception for the perfect New Years outfit and so can you. Here are some of selections:

Missguided


Now £17 - here


Now £12 - here


Now £18 - here


Culottes £15 - here
Top £12 - here

Asos


Now £22.50 - here


Now £25 - here


Now £4.50 - here


Now £33 - here

Boohoo


Now £6 - here


Now £20 - here


Now £15 - here


Now £22 - here

Topshop


Now £30 - here


Now £50 - here

Happy shopping!




Christmas OOTD

Friday, 25 December 2015 London, UK

Hello lovely people! Today's post is really short and one to just wish you all a Happy Christmas. As you've probably noticed, I haven't done anything festive on the blog as I'm not really big on celebrating but wanted to share this outfit with you as it's the closest I'll be getting to feeling festive this year. 

Outfit details and links can be found below, enjoy! 




Top - Zara 
Skirt - Boohoo (similar here)
Shoes - Zara 

Hope you all have a great day! 


Pink Power

Wednesday, 23 December 2015 London, UK

Whilst fashionistas across the globe continue to prepare their wardrobes for the festive season, you have people like me dreaming about Spring/Summer; determined to keep pretty pinks and florals going. I wanted to piece these colours together again since I loved this look I created for LFW which has been featured on a number of outlets. 
Keep scrolling to find out where all these items are from. 




As you probably know by now, my outfits aren't complete without sunglasses. Like I live for a good pair of aviators/mirrored lenses and usually get mines from ebay at ridiculous prices. 




Now let's move on to my outfit. I've been on the hunt for these trousers since Summer, something I wanted to wear for London Fashion Week actually, but sizing was just not on my side! I love the fit and cut on my shape, and of course the colour! What's not to love? These particular pair are from Boohoo and can be purchased here as part of a set. Be warned you will have to size up especially if you carry some junk in the trunk. I opted for a size 14 but will have to get them taken in (I've tied them for photo purposes).  




This cute little body suit from Pretty Little Thing has to be one of my favourite pieces of clothing that I've received this year. The texture is just beautiful (faux suede) so perfect for the weather right now and features this gorgeous open back. Grab £5 off this bodysuit here (select colour Rose)



This little purse was an unexpected surprise from LYDC (thanks guys). I've been meaning to find a little purse for my cards and this is just the perfect one for me.. as it's pink/holographic. Again this purse just adds that edgy twist to an outfit that is subtle in hues but funky in tones. You can purchase this purse - here



Nails // Elegant Touch - Bracelet // My Flash Trash - Shoes // Zara

I love Pink will definitely be creating some more 'pink outfit ideas' posts as it's a colour that I feel people tend to shy away from. As always let me know what you think of this outfit by commenting below :)



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