29 October 2015

Halloween Makeup | Half Skull/Half Pin Up

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I'd actually never seen this makeup done before, but I discovered it last night in an hour long Pinterest rampage. Turns out basically everybody does the whole half skull thing, and I'm not all original and cool like I first thought. Damn. Either way it still looks rad. I've seen it done with normal makeup, but I love the way it looks with the pin up inspired look. I even added a beauty spot - hello Marilyn. 

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Products Used
Black and White Face Paint  - Hobbycraft
Collection Fast Stroke Liner - Boots
Maybelline Lash Sensational - Boots
Revlon Colourburst Lip Butter (Red Velvet) - Boots
Eylure False Lashes (070) - Boots

I'm not even going to attempt to describe how I painted half a skull on my face because it will probably make absolutely zero sense, but here is the YouTube video I used - it was definitely the best one!

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What are you planning to go as for Halloween?


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27 October 2015

That Fringe

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Fringed Leather Jacket - Vintage
Roll Neck Jumper - River Island (not on website)
Underground Creepers - TK Maxx

I thought finding these Creepers for so cheaply in TK Maxx was to good to be true - not even joking, my ankles are in tatters. I wore them out, ankles bare, Friday night. Of course, I was too much of a mess to realise how raw they were rubbing my skin. I felt no pain for the whole night, but now I have all the pain. I literally can't walk with shoes or socks on, WHAT IS LIFE. 

That will be the last time I wear those Creepers for a while, and I'm so sad because this outfit will also probably be the last time I will be able to venture out with bare legs until like April next year or something silly. Again, WHAT IS LIFE. I think a lot of outfits look so much better without tights - I need to move to a warmer country. On the plus side, I can wear roll neck jumper dresses like this beaut that I picked up in the Riv I sale. I'm so stoopid, I completely forgot to photograp it without a jacket - it's sleeveless y'know.

I've noticed that sleeveless jackets and blazers and jumpers are literally everywhere at the moment. I'm kind of in two minds about them. Doesn't the sleevelessness kind of defeat the purpose of them being warm? I don't even know, but I do want more sleeveless 'meant-to-be-warm' pieces!

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25 October 2015

INSTA WEEK #40


Autumn has the best sunsets, and I watched two this week at the seaside. One of the things I miss most about not living in Pompy anymore is having the beach on my doorstep. I'm just about to head home from a week of being back here back to reality. WHY AM I NOT A STUDENT ANY MORE. Seriously, if you haven't graduated yet, never graduate. It sucks. I feel like all I do on my blog these days is moan about not being a student any more. Soz. Not soz.

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23 October 2015

Roll Necks Are How I Roll

 Roll Neck Jumper - Charity Shop
Denim Pinafore - Topshop (Old)

The title basically explains my life at the moment, although you'd know that if you read about my roll neck obsession in this post. I'd never thought of pairing a chunky, oversized jumper with a pinafore before. I like how casj and comfy it looks though, and it means I don't have to wear a jacket...just yet. I think that I prefer wearing pinafores without a jacket over the top.


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20 October 2015

Velvet Luvin'

 Jacket - Adidas
Creepers - Underground

Can you tell that these jeans are velvet? I'm not sure the pictures really do them justice, which is most annoying. Speaking of the pics, soz they aren't the best - I haven't worked out how to use my camera on dark gloomy days yet - any tips?

I spied this top in the Topshop sale for £7, and couldn't say no because I included it in a wishlist a couple of months a go. I'm kinda over the halter neck thing now, and I know it's quite summery, but it can work under layers with something high waisted. I think I'll probably end up wearing it on nights out as well, not that I have many of those any more, god damn graduate life. I'm more poor now then when I was a student - why is that a thing?


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19 October 2015

INSTA WEEK #39


Both my cats made it onto my Instagram this week with their cuteness *heart eye emojis*. Another very uneventful week in the life of Alice, I literally have nothing to write here, whoops.

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16 October 2015

Fringe & Fur

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Faux Fur Gilet - Bershka
Roll Neck Jumper - Charity Shop
Button Down Skirt - Urban Outfitters (Old)

It has been decided that I love rust orange and black together. I bought this jumper in a charity shop last year for about £3, and I am so glad roll necks are back again this A/W. Do you remember last summer when high neck tops took over the high street (thank you 90's), then roll necks made their very large appearance in the Autumn? Loved them then, love them now. I love how it's been over a year and all shops are still flooded with them both. Soz, but I'm so obsessed - I basically don't like tops or jumpers that don't have a high/roll neck any more. I try going jumper shopping, but I seem to always turn my nose up at the non-roll necks, even if they're incred. You watch, next year I'll have all the hate for them.

Enough rambling about roll necks, look at these shoes I picked up in the River Island sale. I included them in my RI outfit wishlist post last week, and couldn't resist them in all their glory. And they are so comfy, I feel like I could walk around all day in them pain free, although I am yet to test that. I've thought the same thing about other so-called 'comfy' shoes before, and bad things happened....

UPDATE: ffs just went to link the shoes and the price has gone down even lower then when I bought them...

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13 October 2015

The New Chuck II's | How To Style #2

Jacket - Adidas Firebird
Lace up Body - Boohoo (Old)
Skirt - Urban Outfitters (Old)


Oh look, another monochrome outfit... I seriously didn't mean to create two black and white outfits with the Chuck II's, I must just be loving monochrome rn. I wore this out Friday night (told ya I dress casj), I really love how the lace up body and button down skirt look together.


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