Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Snakey Layers.


I told myself I wouldn't spend anything on clothes this month.

Then in went into the Topshop sale.

BUT I was relatively well behaved and only bought two things, a t-shirt (justified because who doesn't need t-shirts?) and this skirt, which I've had my beady eye on for a while. I also wanted the maxi coat that's the same design, and the top, and the dress, but due to my new found responsibility the skirt will have to do.

I really do apologise for the terrible quality of my pictures. I'll hopefully have a new phone soon with a wonderful camera so that should improve things a bit. Probably won't, but I can dream.

I whacked on a few layers because I felt like making an effort. But then I got BOILING in the middle of Oxford Street and had to strip. I can't cope with this temperamental weather. I don't know where I stand.

Monday, 7 April 2014

Hey Paul.


I was making a new Polyvore wishlist and noticed that all the bags I was adding into my outfits were by Paul's Boutique. Over the past few seasons Paul's Boutique has had a huge makeover, and it's now my secret go-to for bags because no-one expects it. They still have their core, more "out there" bags, but gone are the giant slogans and cheap looking decorations. They're introducing more and more gorgeous, elegant designs in perfect colours. The Violet bag (below, in blue) is pretty high on my to-buy list, because I've got it in bright pink and I love it. The Fleur (the white clutch) is a blogger favourite.

What can I say, I <3 PB. And if Burberry deserved a second chance, doesn't everyone?

Paul's Boutique Wish List

Have a look at their new bags here.

Work Pyjamas.


This is a bit of a schizophrenic outfit (not ashamed to admit I had to Google how to spell that.)

On the top half I'm a professional business woman (albeit one that doesn't have access to an iron) and on the bottom half I'm an unemployed student, who's rolled straight out of bed to a lecture.

But I'm comfy and snuggly as hell, and that is pretty much my only aim for the day. What can I say, it's Monday. 

Friday, 4 April 2014

It's Back.


I don't know about you but I can't wait for 30th April..AKA the day the new Kate Moss x Topshop collection is out. I don't know whether it's a blessing or a curse that it happens to be on payday? I can't think it was an accident.

I doubt I'll be able to afford any of it, but at least my Polyvore boards will be more glamorous for a while.

She's also taken over as acting Fashion Editor at Vogue for May, and I have a feeling that will definitely become a collectors issue so even though it costs more than my dinner most nights, I'm buying it.

Mermaid Dreams.


Why are so many of my posts about mermaids? I can't really explain my dream of being a mermaid. I partly blame the Little Mermaid; as the only redheaded Disney princess she probably gave me hope that I'd find a prince, even while I grew more ginger by the day. Then I saw Daryl Hannah in Splash and that was that. 

I don't understand it, since I hate having a wet face and the feeling of wet hair on my neck makes me well twitchy and cross. As you can imagine, I'm a dream to go on holiday with.

Anyway, last time I reverted to being five and plaited my hair before I went to bed, a friend told me the next day that I had mermaid hair. I nearly kissed her. So now I do it regularly and I wake up feeling a bit closer to the mermaid dream. So today I finished the feeling off with a fishtail little skirt. I'm only one step away from throwing myself in the bath fully clothed to see if I grow a tail.

I've also found the perfect lilac jumper, but we'll go into my confused feelings for lilac another day.

Thursday, 27 March 2014

Wednesday, 19 March 2014

(Soon to be) Happy Feet.

(Soon to be)


Shoes are my weakness. And not in the normal, I-love-shoes-so-much-I'll-sell-my-relatives for them way. In the way that mine are often a bit rubbish. 

Don't get me wrong..I love shoes. Really love shoes. But they're generally more expensive than clothes, especially boots in winter. When I'm trying to resist spending (even if I'm failing) they always seem that bit too pricey, and shelling out £50+ always seems a step too far. Plus, I have strange shaped feet and a lof of the styles I love look stupid, or hurt, so I tend to find one pair I love and wear them to death (Topshop Mighty boots, I'm looking at you). And buying practical shoes that you'll wear every day just isn't that exciting.

But, I've decided, ENOUGH IS ENOUGH. No more will my outfits be let down by sub-standard shoes. This summer I'm focusing on my feet and buying pretty, neutral shoes that will help my clothes to realise their full potential. 

Obviously I can't buy all of the below as I'm clearly not a millionaire (waaaa) but I'm hoping that the top row will all find a place in my life. The pink Zara ones (furthest right on the second row) are so beautiful that I want to take them to bed with me and cry, but realistically they aren't that useful. Such is life. 

Links to all of them are on my Polyvore!

Neutral Spring Shoes

What I Wore Today