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Today was officially the first day of the year where I could go out without a jacket and not freeze to death. And guess what? I WORE A JACKET. But it’s okay because this jacket is my statement piece of the month and its totally fab. Fur, denim and studs… what more could’a lady want?

I know some may shy away double denim, cringe at double denim and some would rather sacrifice themselves to a pack of komodo dragons than wear double denim. But I like it – so here’s a whole blog post on me wearing double denim. And of course a cute Guess tee, some Simmi.com (sizzling’) shoes and an oversized choker! Direct link to purchase the entire outfit at the bottom.Pic Jointer

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…Until next time xo

Admittedly the choker and jeans are both sold out but I’ve found a similar choker I LOVE and a similar selection of jeans. CLICK the pic to buy!

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Tottttaaaallly crushing on this new brand I found on Instagram called iamkoko based in LA. They sent me two incredible pieces that they source from vintage stores and customise. One being this Guns ‘N’ Roses tee and the other being the most dreamiest Playboy t-shirt you’ve ever seen. I’m a sucker for some vintage Playboy and it certainly made me happy seeing that little surprise. Expect a blog post on that tee soooon! They also sent over some super cool chokers including this denim one. So dreaaammy. I based my outfit around the tee and accessorised with my incredible Duposh bag, my trusty oversized cardigan from glamorous and my knee highs! My Duposh bag is definitely one of my favourite accessories this season. Made in Amsterdam, they are blinged up to the max in the most classy and sophisticated way. Who wouldn’t want a bag with crystal FANGS? Vampire chic or what!Processed with VSCOcam with g3 preset

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Incredible bag by Duposh

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Okay – so here’s a post I thought I would NEVER do. Ball-gowns, prom dresses?

Now, I’m certainly not your glitz and glam, floor length, diamanté, demure kinda gal. I wore a basic, clean cut, emerald dress from Topshop Unique to my own prom.  The thought of wearing something sparkly and encrusted with diamonds has always cringed me out and screamed ‘tacky’. However, I was forced to try something different last week.

I know what you’re thinking… why are we talking about proms in SEPTEMBER? Well, it was the last episode of my TV series and there was a prom being held at the college. As soon as I was told I had to get a prom dress I thought ‘Great, now’s the time to step out of my comfort zone and try something new!’. I mean – when would I ever get the chance to have a prom again? I wanted to have fun with it and see what it was like to be one of those girls who go dress shopping for the most outrageous dress and for it to be like a scene from ‘Say yes to the dress’.  And as it was going to be on TV – you HAVE to go all out in order for it to be noticed.

Here’s 3 dresses I found on my search to become Prom Queen. Maybe you’re reading this just for fun or even to draw inspiration for your prom next year – it’s never too early to search for the perfect dress.Processed with VSCOcam with g3 preset

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This dress is from Cinderella’s Prom in my hometown of Brighton. This is PURE prom in my opinion but I loved the Chloe vibes it had going on.  Had a real ethereal feel to it and fitted like a glove.

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The next dress is actually from respected Indian designer Rocky Star. Obviously on the more expensive side – Beyonce, and the Pussycat Dolls to name a few has worn Rocky Star pieces. I can’t imagine many people have worn these dresses to proms – more like red carpets.

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I adore the deep split to this dress and encrusted waistline. Definitely a more high fashion option. 

Last up we have iconic prom label – Jovani purchased from Dress 2 Party. With a hefty price tag, prom go-ers still fail to resist these dresses and I can see why. To add to this glamorous look I had the help of amazing make up artist Laura Louise and hair stylist Steph from ZXAAR HAIR. Click their names to be directed to their sites. You may want to book them for your prom next year 😉
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Have you ever seen me so done up? Haha. 

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On Friday I had the best post imaginable. Three absolutely amazing Skinny Dip bags from their new Western theme collection. We all know how much I wanna’ be a cowgirl so these bags are absolutely perfect in helping me along my way haha. I styled three different outfits based around the bags with all the info below!
tranquilsktranquilsk2Sleeveless Jacket – Beyond Retro, Choker – New Look, Gold Heels – Lynzi Shoes – Bag – Skinny Dip (obvs!)
IMG_4207IMG_4205IMG_4211IMG_4220IMG_4217IMG_4222IMG_4223IMG_4225IMG_4228Jacket – Asos, Belt – Beyond Retro, Crop – BooHoo, Glasses – Zara, Boots – New look Premium, Bag – SKINNY DIP


IMG_4313IMG_4307IMG_4309IMG_4301IMG_4279IMG_4269IMG_4257IMG_4258IMG_4235Jacket – Goldie LDN, Crop – BooHoo, Beanie – my boyfriends, Boots – River Island, Bag – SKINNY DIP

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Sorry my posting has been a bit wishy washy! Everything will be on track on Thursday. Hallelujah! Theres just too much going on at the moment! ahhhhh.

So here’s a post that has been due for a loooooong time. CHOKERS. I admittedly have way too many. They just make every outfit look great right? These are a selected few from my bundle at home. I think a choker wardrobe sounds like a plan.

Anyway, every choker is still available in store. I’m so sick of saying ‘choker’…… 

choker smudgeFrom top left: Frilly choker – Asos, Gold choker – Pretty Little Thing, Studed choker – Zara, Diamond choker – Primark Frilly choker (white) – Asos, Western style choker – New Look.choker 2 smudgeFrom top left: Velvet Moon Beam Choker – Regal Rose, Red leather choker – New Look, ‘B’ Choker – Topshop, Coin choker – Regal Rose, Scarf choker – New Look, Satin choker – New Look. 

 

Which one’s your favourite? Let me know! xo

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‘Could you help me find a prom dress?’. This is a request I get emailed about pretty much everyday and I’m just a little bit excited to show you all my fave dresses that will make you look bangin’ at prom. I know prom for most if you is a little while off yet – but if you’re anything like me, you’ll be searching for your perfect dress months in advance! If you like what you see – click on the dress and it will direct you straight to the website to purchase.

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I PROMISE EVERY THURSDAY FROM RIGHT NOW.. THERE WILL BE A BLOG POST. I know this sentence comes from my mouth (or my fingers seeing as I’m not actually speaking) way too often but I have just been too busy. My MacBook is also older than Jesus so it takes me about a hundred years to upload a post – but I still do it for ya, don’t say I don’t treat you right bae 😉

There’s some really exciting stuff coming up though this month and I am hoping to document it all on this blog, so stay ere yeah?

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Anywaaaay, summer’s unfortunately coming to an end but beanie season is approaching so it’s alright. Thought i’d kick it off with my new fave kitty style. Almost had a seizure when I found this hat – kittens and beanies are a couple of my favourite things. Another combo that almost had me on the floor (dying) was these SHREDDED boyfriend jeans with stitched on jems. I complimented the boyfriend style with a tight fitting crop and feminine Mary Jane’s. Also, wrapping a shirt or jumper round the waist always gives an outfit another dimension. I do it a little too often though.

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Jeans – Zara

Hat – Zara

Crop Top – ASOS

Shoes – ASOS

Jumper – ASOS

Necklace – H&M

(^ Zara and ASOS are killing it clearly).

 

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