Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Suspicious stains

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H&M faux fur jacket (similar) & dungarees (similar) | SENSO leopard boots | PAUL'S BOUTIQUE Alexa suede bag* | TOPSHOP 'Paris' jumper

Me and my Mum had a gals day out last week (mainly scone-eating and shopping, I won't lie) so I took it as the perfect excuse to take my white dungarees out for their first visit. Was I worried I'd sit on something and leave an ominous looking stain on the bum? Yes. Did that happen in the end? Double yes. Honestly, my bum gravitates towards anything remotely brown and sticky as soon as it senses it's clad in white. And whilst we're on the topic of brown things - I'm about to cleverly steer the conversation away from poo - how sassy is this suede bag?! I have a very a similar one in grey with little studs, which you might remember from last year, but I think this tan one will be a very welcome addition to my Spring wardrobe. Oxford Street Topshop stocks a whole range of PB bags so if any of you lucky ducks live near then you can give them a good browse/try on in there!

Now, I'm off for some puppy playtime.


Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Meet Lilo

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So... I'd like to introduce you to the little munchkin who was waiting for me at the final stop of my birthday treasure hunt! I woke up on Sunday to a pile of envelopes from Rob which I was to open at set times over the following two days, the first of which said to pack a bag for a night's stay at Anwick near Newcastle. We stayed at the beautiful White Swan Hotel (with a surprise upgrade to the bridal suite, very exciting stuff) and had some drinks and a lovely meal. The next morning, the envelopes led to a delicious breakfast, a trip to Anwick gardens and their treehouse restaurant and then - finally - to a random house just outside of Anwick. When I realised what was happening I had a very long excited cry, composed myself, and went inside to meet my little pup. I went through a series of names - Edna Mode, Jessica Lange, Beans - before finally settling on Lilo after realising how much she was like Stitch (but Stitch was too boyish a name for this little Diva). It's safe to say you can expect to see a lot more of this face around these parts...


Sunday, February 22, 2015

It's Birthday, Bitch

Topshop foil poppy print pea coat 3 Topshop foil poppy print pea coat 8 Topshop foil poppy print pea coat 2 Topshop foil poppy print pea coat 7 Topshop foil poppy print pea coat 4
TOPSHOP foil print jacket (similar and similar) | RIVER ISLAND boots | FOREVER21 bag

Just a quick post today becaaaaaause it's my birthday and it turns out Rob has a whole two-day treasure hunt planned for me which starts NOW. All I know is that the first destination is Newcastle! Taylor Swift had me all nervous about turning 23 after bigging up 22 so much but, I have to say, so far so good.


Friday, February 20, 2015

8 Celebrity Couples who stole all the cool

It was a toss up between Johnny and Kate and Johnny and Winona, but Queen Kate juuust had the edge

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Chungy's the main reason for them being included in this list, I'm not going to lie

Jagger & Faithfull In Brazil
Just LOOK at them

Jane Birkin et Serge Gainsbourg a la premiere du film "Slogan" de PierreGrimblat le 28 aout 1969  -- Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg  august 28, 1969
I'm surprised the world didn't implode when these two got together
Keith Richards and Patti Smith
Hands down one of my favourite couples ever

Mick Jagger and anyone, really.

It took me a while to recover from the whole JenAn thing, but when two of the world's most beautiful people get together the only thing you can do is sit back and enjoy 

Because my 5 year old self would kill me if I didn't include them


All images sourced via Pinterest and Tumblr

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Best of the Denim Edit

So, denim's pretty big this season. And in other news, the sky's blue. Having always been a denim fan, I'm over the moon that pieces like dungarees and jumpsuits have become so accessible, but another tiny selfish part of me is sad that I now have to share them with the rest of the world. Kind of like that Indie kid who'll tell anyone who listens that they, 'listened to the band before the band even knew they were a band'. Shameful behaviour. Anyway, moving on, this list has very almost bankrupt me - in the name of 'research' I've already purchased the ASOS jumpsuit, the Miss Selfridge flared dungarees AND the denim belted dress. Can someone please come and help me? Will pay in denim.

As always, if you see anything you like then just click on the photo to be taken straight to it!