2015 Here We Come!

With 2015 fastly approaching the time has come to make the decision of what to wear. Have you chosen what you will be wearing to see the New Year in?

New Year's Eve Party

Although I will be working on New Years Eve and New Years Day I will be seeing the New Year in with my family and watching Jules Holland’s Hootenanny. What are your plans?

It’s A Berry Red Christmas – Blogmas Day 4

Believe in Christmas
It’s really beginning to look a lot like Christmas and with all the lovely deep reds around it is most definitely a colour that should be thrown into the mix to heat things up for this party season. From nails and lips to those luscious red bottomed soles this is the time to get dressed up and party the night away. It will be a Berry Red Christmas for all of us I hope!

Favourites From The Bunch

In The Red Corner, Essie, Nail Varnish, Nails, Beauty, Red, Blog A Book Etc, Fay

As you can see my Essie obsession will most definitely come in handy for the party season – light to dark and mixture of course.

Grab your favourites at your local Boots or Online

What are your go to colours for the Festive Season?

Reiss, Pfeiffer, Slim-Fit, Wool Blazer, Black, Smart, Fashion, Christmas, Season, A/W14, Winter, Christmas, Blog A Book Etc, Fay

Despite not being able to get this jacket in my size as it goes from a size 4-12 I am sure I can find it somewhere!
This can be dressed up and down and used for more than one season so a win win all round.

Reiss – £265

New Look, John Zack, Black, Lace, High Neck, Crop Top, Fashion, Winter, A/W14, Blog A Book Etc, Fay

Skirts, High wasted trousers, smart or casual. This top can be worn with a multitude of things and dressed up or down.
Even without accessories this top will look gorgeous for the simplicity of the lace.

New Look – £24.99

What are you favourites and what will you be wearing this festive season?

New Look Summer

Last week I headed up to central London with Catherine for a walk around and general catch up. Feeling in a girly mood  I decided to actually make an effort to dress like a female instead of my usual jeans, birkes and vest. Personally it made a lot of difference and despite showing my knickers to many onlookers on the St Paul’s steps I really enjoyed myself.

From City Thameslink we strolled out and up to Pizza Express for some lunch and planning for the rest of our day.

 Pizza Express, Pizza, Food, Pellegrino, Sparkling Water, Food & Drink, Beverages, St Pauls, London, Tourist

As usual the pizza was tasty and it was a great opportunity to ogle the waiter and catch up as we hadn’t seen each other for a while. When you go from seeing each other more than three times a week to about three times a month catch ups are needed.

Feeling overly satisfied and slightly bloated we moved on . . .

St Paul's, London, Tourist, Photography, Black and White

There were squirrels, pigeons, lovers, readers and city workers walking through the gardens of the cathedral. The atmosphere was truly vibrant but peaceful at the same time.

The wind was out in full force and although I did my best to contain my skirt there were a couple of episodes where the passers-by of this idyllic setting got a bit of an eyeful. I did however manage to get some decent photos where my skirt was not making an attempt to reach my throat!

OOTD, Outfit of the Day, Clothes, Fashion, New Look, Primark, Mulberry, Zara, Tissot

Scarf – Zara
Top – New Look
Skirt – New Look
Shoes – Primark
Bag – Mulberry
Watch – Tissot

Spinning, St Paul's Cathedral, London

After this little episode we were in much need of more alcohol as we felt a little squiffy!

Books, Furniture, London, Photography

After leaving St Paul’s we started to notice that there were many of these awesome book chairs in random places – there were a couple that I only realised were in place when on another side of a very difficult to cross road. So, there will be more photos of these awesome shows of literature across the literary city of London.

Madison, London, Champagne, Celebration, St Paul's Cathedral

We made our way over to Madison at One New Change. This is a place that I have now visited a fair few times and absolutely love the atmosphere. On that evening in particular the vibe was buzzing and we just had to pop some champagne. There is always good news and bad news but why not just go with the good.

the people of london

Before we left Madison the weather did a complete 360 and the heavens opened. After it calmed down slightly we made a break for it and headed over the Millennium Bridge back to our side of the river – the best side of course!

Views of London

This is why I love London – no matter how good or bad the weather is it is truly BEAUTIFUL.

I really do love my city.

London, South Bank, Views, Photography, Festival of Love, Snog, Frozen Yoghurt, Statues, Wall Art

As you may have noticed I am a great advocate for the ‘South’ side of the river and the above couple of pictures are just a few to testify to the brilliance and creativity shown on the south bank.

There are few more photos that I will be posting soon but this just about sums up our lovely day out.

Do you love your city? Is it London? If not then where?

Show & Tell time people 😀

27 Dresses

No, not the Katherine Heigl Movie although that is a pretty good chick flick!

This post is about 27 dresses (ok you got me on that one!) from Saturday night out on the town to Sunday morning brunch with the girls.

From high street to high-priced there is something for everyone, even the vintage lovers amongst us!

High Priced High Street

1. Burddy Colourful Canary Print Dress, £149 – Ted Baker

2. Jacquard Collared Dress, £250 – Karen Millen

3. Laura Dress, £135 – Coast

4. Beaded V Neck Dress, £169 – Biba

5. Vita Short Dress, £135 – Coast

High Street Haven

1. Eiffel Tower Print Sleeveless Dress, £24.99 – H&M

2. Chi Chi Mint Dress High Neck Lace Front Prom Dress, £49.99 – New Look

3. Blue Bird Print Border Puff Sleeve Dress, £19.99 – New Look

4. Voulez Vous Collar Daisy Chain Dress, £24 – George for Asda

5. Limited Edition Drop Waist Dress, £28 – Florence & Fred

A Touch of Vintage

1. Red Swan Print Day Dress, £35 – Lady Vintage London

2. Goa Print Button Back Dress, £60 – Love Ur Look

3. Vanilla Sky Day Dress, £35 – Lady Vintage London

4. Beautiful White Butterfly Tea Dress, £50 – Lady Vintage London

5. Green Birdcage Hepburn Dress, £50 – Lady Vintage London

It may seem that I have only looked at one store however they were my absolute favourites from a large selection. For more dresses check out Collectif, Love Ur Look (For more!), Tatyanna, Vivenne of Holloway – some of which I will be featuring in another post about dresses that I simply NEED in my life!

Lazy Sunday Afternoon

1. G21 St George’s Flag Lips Midi Dress, £10 – George for Asda

2. Spring Silhouette Jersey Dress, £55 – French Connection

3. Mint Long Maxi Dress, £14.99 at H&M

4. Sweatshirt Dress, £12.99 at H&M

5. Jersey Maxi Dress, £12.99 at H&M

Once again there seems to be a dominant brand in this little collection – this is partly due to H&M having amazingly comfortable lounge clothes!

Twinkle Twinkle

1. Caree Sheer Floral Dress, £299 – Ted Baker

2. Bandeau Waterfall Dress, £58 – Lipsy

3. Andrica Short Dress, £75.00 – Coast

4. Melanie Maxi Dress, £250 – Coast

5. Brompton Full Length Dress, £295 – Phase Eight

Personally for evening dresses Coast are the go to brand – I am sure there are plenty of others out there as you can see. However they know how to make a well-fitting garment and seem to get it right 99% of the time.

coast and lips faves

1. Fabia Embroidered Fit And Flare Dress, £160 – Phase Eight

2. Kardashian Halter Pencil Dress, £85 – Lipsy

If you had to pick one (Just one!) which one would it be?!