Saturday, 21 January 2017

Dream It Believe It

Velvet Dress - Primark
Knee High Socks - Primark
Socks - H & M
Suede Boots - Topshop

Do you see this super duper stylish, really cosy, ultra beautiful deep emerald green velvet sweat shirt dress? You'll never guess how much it cost. I'll just let you know because this is one of the best bargains I've ever came across and you'd be seriously missing out if you didn't rush down to Primark to find it or similar. This gem of a dress was just £3! Yes, you read that right. I absolutely adore the style of it. You know when you get an amazing over sized jumper and you never want to take it off ever again because you feel so comfy? Well, this is how I feel about this dress! It's so warm but so bloody gorgeous at the same time. I love the colour too, I don't think I have anything green in my wardrobe so this makes a really pleasant change from black! I tried to match my eye makeup to the dress using my Alice Through The Looking glass palette from Urban Decay.

''Dream It, Believe It''

I paired this sweater dress with my Marilyn Manson esque platform boots. I feel so tall when I wear these Topshop boots. It feels bizarre being in platforms because I usually feel like the shortest girl ever which isn't necessarily a bad thing but it's good to have height on some days! The platform heel makes these boots so much easier to walk in too which is always a plus. 

Do you like wearing green clothes? 
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Thursday, 19 January 2017

TGI Friday on a Wednesday

Hello everyone, hope you're all doing great! Today we have got a bit of a different post for you all - it's all about our lovely day out to TGI Fridays on the 18th January. What's the occasion you may ask? Me and my lovely Matt have been together for a whole entire year! It feels so much longer because we've had so many memories together already but here is to many many more happy years causing chaos! I love you sooooo much Matty!
Being a twin sister to Rachel is such an incredible, special bond and Matt knows this more than anyone. He has absolutely no problem with going on the odd date or two with both me and Rach because he knows that me an Rachel especially are so close. He even bought us both Pandora birthstone rings for Christmas! Sweetheart.

Three is never a crowd and I was SO happy when the three of us all went to TGI Fridays for mine and Matt's anniversary. I was so excited to eat there because I've only ever been once before with Matt and it was incredible - Hot dogs are recommended, people! This time was no different. All three of us decided to get the classic American burger that came with crispy french fries - it was so lovely! I ate ever single bit of it - I nearly burst after our Rocky Road ice cream sundae! Because it's our birthday on the 7th February, we got a voucher to get our deserts free and that's exactly what we did. However, I'd wouldn't mind at all paying for the deserts because they were so delicious, creamy and sooo very indulgent. Mmmmm. TGI Fridays gets a massive thumbs up from us. I love the American feel of the whole place and the decor adds so much of a of American Diner vibe.

Have you been to TGI Fridays? 
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Tuesday, 17 January 2017

Pretty

Slogan Dress - River Island
Velvet Jacket - Primark
Heartagram/HIM Beanie - Ebay
Knee High Socks - Primark
Creepers - River Island + DIY Studs

Hats off to the absolutely incredible River Island sale this year. River Island have always had amazing sales -when you buy a coat full price and it goes down by over £20, major face palm. It really does make you sick! Or even worse, when ALL of your Christmas clothes go in the sale. Yep, we've all been there. Problems aside, I've especially had amazing luck this time around in the sales as you can see by this dreamy dress. I love a good slogan (who doesn't?) and what's better than wait for it; a silver metallic slogan. Yes, that's right. The word ''pretty' is written in rock inspired font across the front of this dress and I just bloody love it. I think it adds some really lovely focal detail to an otherwise classic black dress. Also, I love the little metal loops that decorate the bottom - it really adds an edge. I think it looks really rock chick.

Keeping in with my rock inspired outfit, I wore my beloved HIM beanie heartagram hat. I don't have this hat off of my head to be honest. It goes with all my clothes and oh my god - soooo warm. I need all the warmth I can get at the moment. I am actually longing for Spring already but at least in the meantime I can keep super cosy with stylish/rock beanies, velvet jackets and knee high socks.

Did you have any luck in the sales this year? 
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Saturday, 14 January 2017

Blue Velvet

Velvet Jacket - Primark
Crushed Velvet Jumpsuit & Choker - Boohoo
Knee High Socks - Primark
Creepers - River Island + DIY Studs

"She wore blue velvet
Bluer than velvet was the night
Softer than satin was the light
From the stars"

I love the song 'Blue Velvet' especially Lana Del Rey's version of the song. This stunning royal blue colour is so perfect for this crushed velvet jumpsuit. Can you guys believe that this gorgeous jumpsuit is only £10?! Boohoo truly is the best shop at the moment with the most amazing sales! Because of the freezing weather I decided to add my velvet black jacket from Primark, it didn't really add warmth though, I'm still freezing my tits off in these photographs haha! This jacket is probably my best buy from 2016 and I can see myself wearing this all year long this year too!  

I just adore this outfit and I also love the super cute choker that also came as part of the jumpsuit! I love it when outfits come with accessories! My creepers are from River Island and my sweet mummy added some pointed silver studs to personalize them. I love adding band patches and studs to my plain boring clothes! Me and Rach will be doing DIY/personalized outfit posts soon so stay tuned! 

Do you like wearing Blue Velvet too?
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Thursday, 12 January 2017

KAT VON D DUPE | Makeup Revolution Shade And Light Eyeshadow Palette

The Kat Von D Shade and Light eye shadow palette has been something I've been desperate to get my hands on. Containing 12 shadows of both contouring (you can contour eyes?!) and highlighting shades, it's certainly a palette that grabbed my attention. If you don't have a spare £36 to spend on 12 eye shadows (!) then fear not! I bring good news. The budget friendly but incredible Makeup Revolution have saved the day and brought out the most amazing dupe to the original Shade and Light. I couldn't believe it when I spotted this in Superdrug, at £8 it's a real bargain and I couldn't get over how similar the shades where - they're practically identical! All 12 shades look very close to Kat Von D's £36 version. The question is, is it as good as it looks?

I was a little worried it wasn't going to be as pigmented. All the colours are quite natural and subtle - very unlike my usual shades but I had absolutely no need to worry because the colour pay off is just beautiful. I applied the shadows to my eyes using the double ended brush that came with the palette. It's actually a really good quality brush which pleasantly surprised me. The look I'm wearing is the four shades at the end. I love that they're very warm based, a brown/ red eye is always a firm favourite makeup look of mine. I don't use any primer on my eyelids and this product stays put for hours and looks flawless at the end of the day! I think this palette is going to gorgeous on all skin tones which is always a great thing.

Although getting the Kat Von D Shade & Light would be lovely, I'm more than happy to use Makeup Revolutions incredible dupe offering which gets a massive thumbs up from me! I can't wait to experiment with all of the looks I can create with this palette which I think will look beautiful throughout all of the year.

Would you invest in Shade & Light or buy the dupe?
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Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Oriental Vibes

Jumper - River Island
Leggings - Boohoo

This is the most beautiful velvet jumper in the whole entire world. Just look at the beautiful oriental pattern! I feel like an anime character wearing this, purely because the pattern looks so Japanese with the cute pink cherry blossoms. In the last few months I've become obsessed with anime and cherry blossoms - there is something so beautiful about cherry blossoms. They come alive in spring and die very quickly but while they're alive & blooming, they look gorgeous and make everywhere look dream-like. Me & Leah have actually got matching cherry blossom tattoos on our wrists! Also you can get this absolutely incredible jumper in the River Island sale! 

Although my jumper is star of this whole outfit, I love these velvet leggings from Boohoo! Leggings that are velvet... I could not resist. I got these for Christmas and they keep my legs super warm while out and about in this horrible January weather. Plus, they look so different and look more stylish than just plain black cotton leggings. 

Do you have a favourite item of clothing this winter?
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Sunday, 8 January 2017

Comfort And Sparkles

Velvet Hoodie - ASOS
Shorts - River Island
Tights - Primark
Suede Creepers - New Look 

After Christmas and new year, everything feels really dull and empty. It's really weird not seeing Christmas decorations everywhere along with all the glitter and sparkles. I miss all the sparkly clothes and party dresses too but at the same time, it's nice to get cosy in big jumpers and lay about in slouchy clothes without feeling restricted! 

But being a girl that is obsessed with anything silver, sparkly and just damn beautiful, how could I not wear these stunning sequined shorts from River Island? Yeah, it might be January and the party season is technically over but I think it's perfectly acceptable to wear sequins everyday. Make every day a party, right? ;) What makes these shorts even better, I got them for just £17 in the sale. Bargain, I think considering these beautifully made and clothes from River Island last for absolutely years.
It's been freezing the past couple of weeks and I think Rachel lived in this gorgeous, unique and super trendy velvet hoodie over Christmas! It's sooooo soft, I wish you could feel it! but honestly, it's incredible. Plus, it''s really glamorous while keeping me really warm and comfortable.
I finish the outfit off with my beloved creepers fro New Look. My boyfriend Matt bought me these a few months ago when we were walking around Manchester (I kept falling over in my heeled boots) so Matt treated me to these little beauties! 

Do you mix comfort with sparkles?
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