30 August 2015

A Thrifted Midi

Top - Miss Selfridge (Old)
Skirt - Charity Shop
Shoes - Converse
Sunglasses - Topshop
Belt - Primark

I have to say, this is definitely one of my most favourite outfits I've posted on the blog. I've wanted a floral midi skirt since the start of summer, but I couldn't really find one on the high street. Are midi skirts just not a thing this year? I dunno. Anyways, I found this beaut in a charity shop for £4 - bargain, I know. It's basically what I have been looking for, and I'm actually really looking forward to styling it up with a little black roll neck jumper in the Autumn, It had never crossed my mind to wear a midi skirt in the colder month, but I think with the darker colours in this one it could work quite well. I'm also enjoying the contrast between the skirt and the converse, I love mixing up different styles like that!


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INSTA WEEK #33


As you're reading this, I will probably be partying it up at Notting Hill Carnival - so excited. I'm especially looking forward to the Rinse Stage, because the lineup is looking particularly good. Anyone else heading over the the Carnival this weekend?

This week I bought myself a pair of Stan Smiths, and I love them. I got them from Schuh, and later discovered Footlocker are selling them for 40 quid. Ffs. And they have a pair with pink backs. I feel I got mugged off by Schuh a little bit, but oh well. So if you're planning on getting a pair, definitely get check out Footlocker first.

I also treated myself to the Mac Studio Finish Concealer. I rarely buy high end concealers and foundations anymore, but I'm having such issues with breakouts at the moment, I wanted to invest in a really good concealer. I have to say, it was definitely worth the money. Does anyone know if the Studio Fix foundation is any good?

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27 August 2015

Distressed Denim

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 Shirt - Levi's
Jeans - Boohoo (Old)
Adidas Stan Smiths - Schuh

Yes, I am back with yet another denim on denim outfit. What can I say, I just love how it looks. I actually got inspo for this outfit from Pinterest because, I'm not going to lie, I would never have thought of pairing this shirt with these jeans by myself. Isn't Pinterest a wonderful place to be when you're bored at midnight? We all love Pinterest.

I've also done some major DIY on these jeans - ages ago I ripped holes in the knees. To be honest, I wouldn't have done that  if they were my fave jeans and I wore them all the time, but I rarely wear them so why not? Then this morning, I decided to take things one step further and make them into ankle grazers. Yes I know, how very daring of me. On yet another Pinterest rampage I was looking at distressed hem jeans and admiring how awesome they are, so these babies became the test subject to my distressing experiments once again. I have to say, I much prefer how they look now. I was also thinking of dying them grey because I'm kinda over the blue acid wash now. And I think I would wear them loads more if they were grey. 

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25 August 2015

NEW IN | Stan Smiths

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 Top - Missguided
Trousers - Primark
Trainers - Adidas

I am so happy these are now mine. Originally I want the black and white Superstars, but I've already got a pair of the pink Supercolours so decided go for something different. That something different comes in the form of these beauuuuutiful Stan Smith's. I'm not gonna like, they aren't as comfy as the Superstars, but how cool they look more then makes up for that. 

I actually love how they look with these very boho trousers from Primark, they kind of contrast. Oh, and these trouser are literally THE comfiest things I have ever worn, and they look amazing on. They are going to be so good for travelling to and from festivals in!

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23 August 2015

INSTA WEEK #32


I had been growing out my fringe for over a year, and was determined to get the awkward long fringey bits the same length as the rest of my hair, but man they were pissing me off. They just kind of hung in my face. Basically, I thought they looked awful, but I stuck with growing them out because I wanted one of them cool hair styles that's like a block cut all around. But yesterday I'd just had enough of them, so I YouTubed how to cut your own fringe, and it happened... It looks so much better like this, I wished that I had done it sooner.

Also, check out this awesome illustration Abby did of me - it's so cute! You can check out her blog here.


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21 August 2015

Underground

Underground Creepers - TK Maxx

I know Creepers aren't really a thing anymore, but I spotted these Underground ones in TK Maxx and was naturally drawn in. I don't know what it is about Creepers, I think they're quite ugly shoes and I thought I was over them now, but whenever I see a pair I swoon so bad. So yeah, I picked these up to admire them, saw the price, and pretty much there and then decided I'd make them my own. £25! I swear they are usually like £120 new, right???

I always wanted an Underground pair back in my Creepers phase, but I could never justify spending that much money on them (and lets be real, I probably couldn't afford it anyway), and I always bought those cheapy ones that broke after 7 wears. So these are like satisfying my 17 year old self. And they look so rad. 

Although, I am have such issues breaking them in - seriously, my feet are in shreds!!! I am debating selling them, but I don't want to because I love them, and I don't want to part ways just yet. How long does it take to wear them in, someone help me *crying emoji x4*.


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18 August 2015

Suede & Denim

Jacket - Vintage
Boots - Primark/DIY

I've never really thought about pairing faux suede as tan as this skirt, and a washed out blue denim jacket together, but I kinda like it. Especially with the white halter neck (which, get this, is only a fiver in the sale now!). After putting this outfit together, I've decided I really like tan with monochrome - I'm not sure if they actually go, but I do like it.

Also these feather boots, I LOVE, but I really wear them. I don't know what it is about them, but I feel they aren't very 'me'. The feathers and pom poms are really cute 'n all, but I like a bit of edge to my shoes - I think these are the only ones I own without some sort of platform or chunky sole. Do I sell?




















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17 August 2015

Today's Lusting's

Some of the bits and pieces I've been wishing lived in my wardrobe....


I've wanted to rock a white, slightly sporty outfit like this for such a long time now, and those white and black Superstars I've wanted for even longer. I've turned into such a trainer person (I'd never thought I would turn into a trainer person), all I really ever wear these days are my pink Supercolours and my converse (do they count???). Anyways, I'd wear the tee tucked into the high waisted jeans. I'm really into wearing hoop earrings at the moment as well, and these black coil-y ones are so unique, and complete the monochrome look.


These denim culottes are something I would usually not go for, but I just think that they look awesome especially with the raw hems. I like that this outfit has the whole biker chick-esque, with the leather gilet and those ah-mazing Dr Martens. I've also wanted a fringed bag for absolutely AGES, and this ASOS one goes perfectly with the outfit!


This my be my favourite outfit of the three, purely because of that skirt. Just look at it, in all of it's patchwork glory... The sandals are pretty rad too. I've wanted a pair of lace up shoes for ages, but I think these are the best pair I've seen so fa because of that chunky sole.

Would you wear any of these outfits?




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16 August 2015

INSTA WEEK #32




Very uneventful week in the life of Alice, once again. We actually did go to Portsmouth for the day, and found this cool fairy tale street art corner. There's loads of cute little places like that hiding about in Pompey. I also had an interview in London and did not get the job. Boo. I suck at interviews soooo much.

In other much more exciting news, our Bestival tickets came - look how pretty they are! It's getting so close now, I'm actually so excited. Although, I fear the weather won't be as good as it was last year. Anyone else heading over to the Island for Bestival in September?

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14 August 2015

Vintage and Red Lipstick

Shirt - Vintage
Skirt - Charity Shop
*Boots - Office
Sunglasses - Topshop

I've had this shirt for quite a few years now. It's one of those pieces that I don't wear all too often, but I can't get rid of it because it's so pretty and vintage looking. I wear it tied up with jeans sometimes - I love the way it looks with denim and red lipstick.

This is my photographer, aka the boyf, lol.

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