Tuesday, 25 June 2013

OOTD: Greensleeves

Who doesn't love a lark in the park on a Sunday?!

Fisherman Jumper - Matalan 
Shorts - River Island (old)
Pumps- Primark similar HERE

Winter on the top, summer on the bottom - kind of perfect for this changeable weather!

TMLP Barry M Lipstick - buy HERE

The lipstick I'm wearing is my latest obsession, the new Barry M "Touch of Magic" lip paint. 

It's bright green in colour in the tube but once on your lips turns a bright pink colour...abracadabra..."you're a wizard Harry!" Retailing at just under £5 I would recommend it just for the novelty alone to be honest but the flash of colour adds an interesting touch to even the most boring of outfits

It goes on a bright fuchsia kind of colour which grows darker for about 5 - 10 minutes and has a matte finish. As someone who doesn't suit bright lip colours, this one is perfect for me as it adapts slightly to suit your skin tone and looks good on absolutely everyone! 

Check it ouuuuuuuuuutttttttttttttt

Would love to know if any of you have tried this or similar "magic" lipsticks!

T x

Friday, 21 June 2013

Video: High Street Holiday Haul Favourites Primark/New Look/H&M

I made another videoooooo - whoop whoop!

This one features a couple of pieces that I picked up from the high street for my holiday which then became my holiday staples. They're all cheap, cheerful and practical - hope this helps if you're going away soon!

Check it out HERE

All the links for items featured or similar pieces are linked in my Youtube downbar

T x

Wednesday, 19 June 2013

OOTN: Can't Catch A Rainbow

Heading out for a slap up birthday supper for  my "mother-in-law" on Saturday night

Dress - Apricot (v old, inherited from a friend)
Belt - Primark
Clutch - Ralph Lauren 
Boots - Mr Shoes (out of stock on that site and cannot find them in stock on any other sites :( keep your eyes peeled!)

Love this dress! It hides all your lumps and bumps but allows you to show as much or as little shoulder as your want so you don't end up looking like a total pudding. Turns out it's pretty see through in direct sunlight but hey ho. You win some you lose some!

These Lita style boots are my shoe saviours! I bought 3 different pairs last years for c£35 from Truffle and they are worth every penny. Pretty much identical to the JC's they are seriously comfy and easy peasy to walk, run and even jump in all evening long. I also have the paisley and the matte black faux leather ones and wouldn't be without them! Can't find these aztec print babies anywhere online at the moment but always worth doing a scout round the web every couple of weeks if you really want a pair.

We had a lovely evening. Stuffed ourselves with deliiiiiiiiiish Greek food and had to be rolled home and into bed!

T x

Sunday, 16 June 2013

Video: May Favourites 2013

Made a little videooooo featuring all the tings I was loving throughout May!

Check it out HERE

Things that are mentioned in the video:
Breton Tops - New Look
Blouse - H&M similar here
Patterned Trousers - H&M
Rings - H&M link
Collection Nail Varnish in Palma Violet - link
Urban Decay Naked Palette 2 - link sold online at other locations
Leopard phone case - link
Les Miserables Dvd - link

T x 

OOTD: Rainy Days

Back in England and running Saturday morning errands in the rain!

Gilet - Primark (DIY)
T Shirt - Missguided 
Skirt - New Look
Moccasins - New Look
Belt - Primark
Bag - Matalan  (only white left online but pretty sure black is still available in stores)
Anklets - holiday 
Milk - Marks & Spencer !

Absolutely in love with this skirt - it has elephants on it and only costs £12 - oh ma lawd!! 
Picked it up just before I went away and wore it relentlessly on holiday with crop tops but it looks just as good with a t-shirt now that I'm back in cold, wet England. 

At least there's Henry Caville in 3d to cheer me up!

T x

Bloggers Lookbook: May 2013

The Little Magpie - Getting On ABit 

Photo belongs to Amy - http://amybell-thelittlemagpie.blogspot.co.uk

Amy's blog is one of my absolute favourite reads. The outfits she wears on a daily basis are always totally unique and eclectic pulled together with statement jewellery and amaaaaaazing hair but this post really stood out for me. 
A DIY safety pin dress that Liz Hurley would be jealous of, cut out boots and a fedora for an all-black beaut of a look in themselves but mixed with cowboy jewellery and a to-die-for kimono...top of the class Amy! 

Sara Luxe - Choies Choice

Photo belongs to Sara - http://www.saraluxe.com When I was younger I wanted to be a witch. Sadly this was not to be, but if it had been, this is exactly the kind of stylish all black outfit I would wear! 
Sara's looks are always effortlessly cool and she mixes slightly "out-there" pieces with high street staples in a way which turns me green with envy. This little dress with cobwebby type shoulder detail paired with chunky lace up boots and quirky glasses is still making me dribble a month later!

Photo belongs to Lily - http://www.llymlrs.com

Anyone who follows Lily's blog will be aware of her undying love for monochrome outfits. I'm not a massive fan of the look on myself but Lily pulls it off with aplomb by choosing unusual pieces and accessories to add to otherwise simple outfits. 
This look is my all time favourite posts of hers. Those incredible trousers are paired with a plain cold shoulder t shirt to keep all the focus on their print and vibrant colour - love love loveeeeee Lily! 

What do you think of the bloggers looks I've chosen?

T x