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I have gone aboooove and beyond to get you honey’s a blog post. I’ve been really busy working *cough* .. and drinking cocktails and frying my buns in the sun… aaaand eating a load of Easter eggs. Anyway, short and sweet look book shot by my girl Georgia Petrou on film. I pimped out my baker-boy hat with my fave 80’s YSL brooch, slung a monochrome jacket (by my new boutique store find – AOC Edit) over a Carhartt dungarees and thew on on some dirty air forces. But I think it works. I’ll let the people decide.

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As many of you may know – I have been an ‘Evelina’ friend for about 2 years now. The Evelina is the children’s hospital in St Thomas’ Hospital, Westminster who treat children with all kinds of health conditions. It’s the UK’s leading hospital for paediatric heart services. The hospital treats children of all ages; from babies in the womb through to young adulthood. I absolutely love visiting the children and have tried to visit as often as I can – many children have been at the Evelina undergoing treatment for a while and it makes such a difference to their day to have a new face play with them, make them smile and even just talk to them. img_7539 It’s so rewarding. I also participate in fundraising ideas for the hospital. One of which (The Evelina London Sample Sale) is taking place on Friday!

The Evelina London sample sale consists of clothes donated by leading women’s fashion brand ‘Warehouse’. Every penny goes towards improving care for sick children at the Evelina London. Clothes are sample stock and sold at just £5 per item, meaning that shoppers can purchase a new winter wardrobe at a right bargain!

I was lucky enough to take the first peek through the items and take some photos to show you guys! I’ve photographed some of my favourite bits and my gosh – there is a lot! From thick winter coats to glitzy party dresses, you will be getting the best deal in town whilst supporting a great cause. If you like what you see from my photographs, then pop down to the Evelina on Friday and get your hands on some of these gorgeous garments. And of course – there’s bundles more than what’s pictured on here..! Every item sold will go towards improving care for sick children.. from life saving research and the latest medical equipment, to the little things that help make a stay in hospital less scary for young patients.

Friday 11th November, 10:30am – 2:30pm. Atrium, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7EH.  img_7586Coat and hat from the sample sale…love!img_7587img_7588img_7583Love this gold detail dress!img_7590img_7596img_7595img_7597img_7600img_7592img_7601…And I ADORE this drop-back, grey,chiffon maxi dress! Perfect for the christmas season.

With love from me and baby BB! My gorgeous little friend I met on my latest visit ximg_7557

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LOVE a novelty bag and this bag is certainly that with a high fashion edge – and guess who loves it just as much as me? VOGUE! 1020-1

I saw this amazing Pingu collaboration with Rodnik and knew I had to grab one straight away. Luckily Nicole Levy PR had one on hand to PING over. Pardon the pun.

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Lets face it – we all love Pingu. And we all love PVC.. this jacket is from H&M’s new collection and is so affordable! PVC is just all that more noticeable than leather. Cami – Pull&Bear, jeans – vintage, choker – La Nuit London, Shoes – Ego.

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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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Happy Saturday! After a long seven months of full-on filming, I have finally wrapped my series. Theres been laughs, tears and a hell of a lot of drama but it’s all over for now and my blog will finally be back in action. This means more outfit posts than ever!

In between the madness of wrapping up my series, I managed to enjoy just a little bit of fashion week! I was invited to the insane Julien Macdonald show to start off my shows and it did naaaat disappoint.collageimg_5394

With Hailey Baldwin opening and closing the show it was set to be sassy from the word go. Here were some of my favourite looks. 

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I attended some amazing other shows but we would be here all day with the photos and comments on how much I loved everything from the zippers on the jackets to the lining of the shoes. I quite frankly appreciate everything when it comes to fashion week. Here are some of my favourite looks from my LFW wardrobe.
img_5495Dress – Bedouin By The Night, Shoes -EGOimg_5433img_5428img_5426Dress – PLT, Necklace – Rock’N’Rose, Hair – JoyDARLINGinnit

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Me and Mr. Jimmy Choo

nintchdbpict000268206303-e1474450705685Trousers – PLT, Shoes – Moda in Pelle, Shirt – Nasty Gal, Jacket – Zara, Bag- Folli Follie

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So EVERYONE’S been asking where this outfit is from in these pics that were released earlier this week. I had to do a post! This jacket is a dream and although it’s pretty pricey – it’s definitely worth it for the Gucci vibes.

Scroll to the bottom of the post for the break down. And GUYS – if you’re reading, you can also purchase Casey’s outfit at the bottom too.

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It seems as though the jacket hasn’t been released yet – I will keep my eyes peeled for you but other exact items are linked below. My INCREDIBLE handmade, Coco Chanel bag was purchased in Ibiza from a boutique store called B London. It brings me to tears when I think about how dreamy it is…..

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Have ya missed me? I thought I’d do a pretty casual post for you all, something you’re able to copy yourself and easily purchase from the high street. But still keeps you looking like the top dolllla, gold hermes birkin that you are and deserve to be of course.

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To make this look stand out – I embellished my basic (but still pretty cool) Flash Gordon tee with these giant gold safety pins. DIY isn’t just for men <3
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How much do you love this headband? Adding a big statement headband takes your outfit from basic to Beyonce.
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Nabbed this gorgeous cardi from Goldie in the sale (£25 bargain!) and added some faux fur wrist cuffs for that bit extra. AND Look how well these pants fit! Currently in love with these skin-tight metallic trousers from new season Glamorous!

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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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Click the products to be instantly directed to the site to purchase. These are my genuine everyday products – I feel as though a lot of blogging sites cheat their readers by solely advertising products that they’ve been paid to. I would always want to be honest with you guys and hope these products can be a part of your life. ALSO, just a heads up – A lot of these products are discounted at the moment so grab them whilst you can!

Another part of my beauty regime is my Beauty Box from ‘Look Fantastic’. Every month they send out a box of products worth £65. My last one was the ‘Jet Setter’ box and it’s so useful as you can find out what beauty products actually suit you without splashing out a load of cash on wasted items that end up not working with your skin type. It’s also very exciting when it comes in the post as you never know what’s going to be in the box!11140463-2144392532120434