Saturday, 21 January 2017

Black Winter

Uniqlo sweater (similar) | Yumi skirt (purchase here) | Boohoo boots (similar) | French Connection coat (purchase here)

It's incredibly cold outside so I've bundled up nice and warm for today in all black. I have never been a huge fan of winter - having to wrap myself in a cocoon of layers and still somehow feeling freezing, but it's nice to try out different styles. I recently went all out for a long overdue winter clothing shop and I picked up some pretty nice garments. I particularly like this coat from French Connection - it's warm and cosy, as well as being simple and stylish.
The pictures featured in this post were all taken in Llanfairfechan, north Wales.

Saturday, 17 December 2016

Winterfying Summer Clothing

Influence playsuit (purchase here) | New Look jacket (purchase here) | Carvela loafers (purchase here) | Asos tights (purchase here)

A playsuit is a very summery garment, but I couldn't wait until next summer to show this one off. It's possible to winterfy a summer outfit by adding a few warm pieces of clothing. It wasn't particularly cold today so all I needed to add was a warm jacket and a nice thick pair of tights to keep myself from shivering. A cosy scarf and gloves would make a good addition to this outfit for an even colder day.
The photos in this post were all taken in Old Colwyn, north Wales.

Sunday, 2 October 2016

Bloggers Blog Awards

Self-Portrait dress (purchase here) | Coast shoes (purchase here) | Michael Kors coat (similar) | Osprey London bag (purchase here)

This weekend I attended a blogger event at Canal Mills in Leeds, organised by Hayley at Tea Party Beauty. I only really had time to take a couple of pictures of my outfit before I set out, so the backdrop isn't ideal but it's the clothes that count. I was so cold posing for a photo without my coat. Can you tell I'm shivering in the first picture? I've had my eye on this dress for a while and I'm so happy I finally had an excuse to buy it. I had loads of compliments on it at the awards; everyone was so lovely (and well dressed of course).
It struck me how supportive and friendly the blogging community is as a whole. I didn't really know what to expect at first. This was the first blogger gathering I had ever been to and the idea of turning up alone to an event where I knew literally no one was really nerve-racking. I needn't have worried so much. I met so many incredible people who made me feel immensely welcome.
I had a chance to talk to many of the nominees and victors of awards in several different categories. I cannot find the words to express how proud I am of all of them. The winners were well chosen; all thoroughly deserving, dedicated bloggers. I can't congratulate them enough!
My iPhone snap of the event doesn't do it justice, but Hayley did an amazing job in organising it. The venue was perfect and everything came together really nicely. It was completely worth the journey from north Wales. I had a brilliant time!

Wednesday, 28 September 2016

Outfit Under £50

Boohoo dress (purchase here) | Boohoo cardigan (purchase here) | Boohoo shoes (purchase here) | Pretty Little Thing necklace (purchase here)

I have a habit of overspending on clothes. For this post I thought I'd try and put together an outfit for under £50.
Here's a rundown of the costs:
Dress - £10 (on sale, down from £15)
Cardigan - £18
Necklace - £4 (on sale, down from £6)
Shoes - £5 (on sale, down from £15)
The total cost amounts to £37. As always, the links to purchase the clothing are above.
As you'll probably have noticed, most of the pieces in this outfit came from Boohoo, which is a great place for cheap clothing if you're on a budget. I'm hoping to put together more of these under £50 outfits in the future, so I'll definitely try and use more of a variety of cost friendly clothing retailers.
The photos featured in this post were taken around Llandudno in north Wales.

Sunday, 11 September 2016

Autumn Colours

Influence dress (purchase here) | thrifted jacket (similar) | Dorothy Perkins ankle boots (similar) | Evans necklace (purchase here)

This isn't my first post of autumn, but I thought that I'd put together an outfit with colours to match the new season. I've chosen a combination of red and brown clothing, accessorised with a gold necklace. It's still pretty warm outside so I'm not bundling up in a million layers just yet, but I'm looking forward to changing up my outfits in the upcoming months to suit the changing temperature.
The photos in this post were all taken in Old Colwyn, north Wales.

Thursday, 1 September 2016

Floral Kimono

Top Shop top (similar) | River Island skirt (similar) | Blink shoes (similar) | Fashion Union kimono (similar here and here) | New Look belt (similar)

It feels like ages since I last posted. Sorry for the hiatus. I'm still very much committed to this blog and plan on sticking around for a while.
For this outfit I teamed an all black ensemble with an orange floral kimono. I hope you like what I've put together.
The pictures featured in this post were all taken in Old Colwyn, north Wales.

Monday, 8 August 2016

Red, White & Black

George top (purchase here) | Brian Dales skirt (purchase here) | Uniqlo cardigan (similar) | Ralph Lauren shoes (similar)

For this outfit I've teamed a white George top with a Brian Dales black velvet skirt, red Uniqlo cashmere cardigan and red Ralph Lauren shoes.
The photos were all taken around Conwy.