Tuesday, 10 October 2017

The LBD Styled 3 Ways in collaboration with Nicce London

Nicce are a brand I've followed for a long while. In fact I think my boyfriend more put them on my radar. Jay likes to think (which is true I have to admit) he's had a very big impact on my fashion choices. My sporty vibe has came out since I've met him so that does make sense. 
 So when I find myself shopping with jay or my best mate who is too a boy. I find myself shopping for me in the men's sections. 

Nicce is one of those brands I wondered into and Jays had or has worn a few pieces from them. That I've tried to steal from time to time I'll admit. I've then go on to buy some pieces from their womenswear range. I've always loved their understated chic sportswear. 
 So when Nicce London got in touch and asked if I'd like to be gifted a black body con dress* from them to style in 3 ways it was a no brainer. 

Thursday, 28 September 2017

I'm a cry baby, do you cry baby? | Musings on becoming a third year Fashion Student

There are many things in this world that make me want to cry. And the thought of embarking on my 3rd year as a Fashion Student at University is one of them. 
Wow, I think I have started blog posts a little more upbeat than that in the past. 
But honestly I. AM. TERRIFIED. 

I am probably equally as excited but only terrified that: this is my final year, the last year with my friends sharing the stress and the memories, all together doing the same thing.
 The last year actually being a student and the perks that come with that. No I don't want to speak about my debt after uni and my lack of discounts that come with that. Hello can you do post graduate discounts please??
And the last year of getting away with not fully adulting. I am not ready to accept responsibility as an adult. I know, I know I am 21 and well I am ultimately an adult but you know I don't have to behave like one...


Thursday, 21 September 2017

Things you begin to realise once you stop striving for perfection and setting your standards so high

Over the past couple of months I've come to realise, I am a perfectionist in certain aspects of my life. 
Especially when it comes down to the final result. It can be as silly as making a cake (I'm quite partial to making my own birthday cake every year.. yes really) because I have an image in my head so closely Pinterest worthy I can get it. And if that cake doesn't look the way I'm picturing in my head I am not happy. 
That's an example but now I now really want a cake.

I've found that with my blog its editing the pictures to as perfect I can get them (I'm talking lighting, adjustments not face tuning fyi) styling my shoots to as close as the style I had in mind, the poses, the location, then the layout of the post all are really thought through. Honestly I mess about with a post right up until the point of publish- most of the time I do sometimes (through some sort of miracle) manage to schedule -like today hooray. Honestly though I'll never be an organised blogger.

And in my everyday life setting my standards high is also one of my flaws.
I'm not talking relationships or any of that, I mean planning things, creating scenes in my head or scenarios of how I expect something to go then find myself disappointed when met with something so far from my mind.
A lot like the 500 days of summer expectation vs reality scene.
Or the feeling of ordering something online you were really rooting for only for it to turn up and be NOTHING like you were expecting. 

Tuesday, 12 September 2017

I'm a rebel just for kicks | Finding confidence with your own style and owning it | Shein Outfit Post

Let me kick this off firstly by saying: a) finding your own style is a longgg journey and b) I am in no means an expert in doing so. I have said many times on my blog I still haven't completely conquered it. Which is rightly so. I'm 22, I'm still young. I'm still yet to discover new styles and experiment; as much as I'd love to deny it I still have many fashion disasters to make. I'm still trying to find exactly what my style is. 

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