30 October 2016

Jeans of Dreams | Liquor N Poker

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Jumper - Vintage
Gold Rope Chain - Vintage

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If you read my last post you'll probably have gathered that I am luvin sequins at the mo. I'm not entirely sure where the obsession has come from, but it's here and in the form of these Liquor n Poker jeans. These were a bit of a funny purchase. I got into my head that I wanted some sequin jeans, saw these and was drawn to the camo because camo seems to be everywhere lately. Yes, they were an impulse buy (of course couldn't expect anything more from myself), and I'm kind of stuck on how to style them. Usually when I buy something, I have the exact outfit in mind I want to wear it with. But not with these. They'd obvs be easy to wear on a night out with a crop top, but I don't wanna just wear them on nights out - I don't actually go out that much any more, as sad as that makes me. My uni life of four nights out a week is long behind me *7 crying emojis*. 

I paired them with this jumper on a wim and did not think that I could make them work together. I was just going to go for a black sweatshirt, but all black just doesn't do it for me anymore - I need colour man. The colours and prints of the jumper and jeans both clash, but I kinda like it? Clashing outfits have been growing on me over the past couple of years, and I think the outfit works well with the gold chains. Can I also just mention, I have been loving gold jewellery recently - gold hoops especially!

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26 October 2016

Mermaid Vibes

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Sequin Bomber - Primark
Gold Rope Chain - Rokit

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Honestly couldn't believe my luck when I spotted that sequin jacket in Primark a few weeks ago. I have wanted something covered in mermaid sequins for a while now - I wasn't fussed. Either a pair of shorts, a co-ord, or a jacket. And Primark pulled through. I was not expecting to see anything like this beaut of a jacket, but there it was and I couldn't resist. Bargain for only 25 quid as well.

If something like this was sold in Topshop or Urban Outfitters, it would be nearing on the £60/£70 mark. Tbh, I really don't think the quality would be much better than this one and I was presently surprised with how good it actually is - no malting sequins, score. 

Obviously a sequin jacket is a statement jacket, so I went straight for an all black base to the outfit. I don't think you can go wrong with a pair of culottes and a crop top. But actually, all black outfits just bore me nowadays. The sequin jacket adds sooooooo much interest, but I dunno, I just felt that it wasn't quite enough. Popping on the necktie and oversized gold chain just add a little something extra. 

And no mermaid outfit is complete without a holographic shell bag. So glad I finally bought this bag, I'd wanted it for literally a year, which is odd for me - usually I impulse buy everything and anything I want then and there.

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22 October 2016

UNICORN HAIR & MAKEUP FOR HALLOWEEN

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Ok shush, I know Halloween is suppose to be scary and unicorn's are most definitely not scary, but let's just pretend they are because I really want to go as a unicorn this year. Not that I'm doing anything, but I would be drunkenly galloping around as a unicorn if I was. And yes, I have made my hair into a horn. Can't say I thought I'd ever be sporting a hair horn, but there we go and I love it. 

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Products Used:
Urban Decay Naked Smokey Palette - Smoulder
Nyx White Liner
Nyx Vivid Brights Liner - Vivid Violet
Kiki Infinity Shadow - Satin Carmine
Urban Decay Moondust - Moonspoon
Sleek Lip VIP - Big Shot
Vaseline

If you're wondering why the hell I've including Vaseline in the products, it's because it works a treat at sticking glitter onto your face - who woulda thought it!? Back when I was young and naive I used to use PVA glue, which irritated my skin and peeled off after a few hours - not one of my better ideas!

I'm not gonna talk too much about the methods of makeup as I've edited it all onto one of the pictures below. I decided to try something new rather than typing out long arse paragraphs attempting to explain how I got the look. I just don't like doing it that way because I feel like I'm terrible at explaining how I do my makeup. Tbh, I pretty much have no idea myself - I just wing it, not gonna lie! I thought a few little bullet points could work and it's a bit different.

The glitter I got from The Gypsy Shrine, a cute online shop I discovered this year. They were my obsession over summer with their OTT glitter and face jewel looks (seriously, go check out their insta page and thank me later). I knew I was going to put together a unicorn look and 100% that I was going to use some glitter from The Gypsy Shrine, so when I saw the Unicorn Glitter it was deffo meant to be. 

Also, I ain't even gonna attempt to explain how I got my hair into a crazy unicorn horn - here's the YouTube vid I used if you wanna give it a go yourself!

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P.S. And as you can probably tell I have not held back on the contour. If there is ever a time to go on the OTT contour, it's Halloween, let's be real.

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21 October 2016

Feeling Fetch In Leopard

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Jumper Dress - Primark

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I saw Zoe London with this jumper dress in her recent Primark haul, so I trekked all the way to Oxford Street to get one for myself. I do have Primark's closer to me but tbh, they're a bit crapola. You know when you watch a Primark haul then go to Primark and none of the good shit is there. That is all my local Primark's. All the time. I thought I may as well make the trek to Oxford Street and see what other pieces were in there as well. Let me tell you, it was worth it. I couldn't believe my luck when I saw a mermaid sequin jacket, but more about that in another post! 

One of the reasons I wanted to get my paws on the jumper dress is because I thought it would pair up well with my new *faux fur leopard coat. I was right. Let's talk about the coat - it's perfect. It satisfies my 18 year old self, as I swear that's how long I've been wanting a leopard print coat for. It's the softest faux fur I've ever had the pleasure of stroking. JD Williams are also taking part in the infamous Black Friday sales, so feel free to check that out here!

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16 October 2016

Rust Grunge Autumn Makeup

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So, I'm gonna talk about two main products in these post - the Kat Von D Shade & Light palette in Rust and the Nyx Liquid Suede in Soft Spoken (both brands are cruelty free). Both have become staples since the day I got them. And when I say staple I mean I mean they've been slathered on my face every single day. Winners. Oh and btw, if you hadn't heard, Debenham's is now selling Kat Von D makeup on their site - yes, this is not a drill a repeat this is not a drill. Ik it's only online so you can't actually swatch anything but it's something right?

As I'm sure you already know, the Shade & Light palette is a contour kit so the shades don't exactly have names - more like 'base', 'highlight', 'contour', 'define'. Obvs you don't gotta use them as the names say as there ain't no rules here. I put the highlight into the inner corners of my eyes - I pack this on every morning and it brightens like crazy. Bonus it doesn't look cakey either. I then packed the contour (which is the rust shade) all over my lid and underneath my eye. Don't worry about it getting a bit messy, I think that's the fun with grunge makeup - it can get messy and it just adds to the look. I added the define shade into the crease and blended it out together with the contour. I also blended the contour shade out that I previously put on underneath my eyes.

And that's basically all I did. Job done. Simple. Takes literally 5 minutes, probably less. I think Soft Spoken goes perfectly with this look as it's like a dark 90's nude.  Tbh, I'm really not feeling the dark berry lip this Autumn. I've been really into nudes this year and I'm not gonna stop now. I've completed ditched the red and I really can't see me getting into berry lips!!! Just loving the nudes too much.

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12 October 2016

How I style Cigarette Trousers | Part 2

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Choker - Missguided

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I decided to go a little bit 'work appropriate' for this look, whereas part 1 I deffo went all out casj. Alright you got me, I didn't wear this exact look to the office. I got rid of the choker and swapped the white Nike's out for a black pair, but got myself a pretty banging ootd for a day at work. Obvs I liked it enough to wear it on a normal day out as well.

That's the thing with work clothes. I dunno about you, but I always try and buy clothes for work that I would also like to wear outside of work. Buying clothes for 'just work' seems like the biggest waste of money, and I actually hate it, so I don't do it. I like having a versatile wardrobe - summer clothes that can be transitioned into winter (I'm definitely not one of those people who has a summer and winter wardrobe, my clothes stay out throughout the year!), clothes I bought for nights out that can be worn in the day and work clothes that can be worn on casj days. I feel like you get the most out of your clothes and the money you've spent on them that way.

Thoughts? Do you have separate clothes for separate occasions or do you mix and match like me?

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