Archive for August, 2008

Camping in York

August 31, 2008

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Beach Outfit

August 27, 2008

Well Guiwenneth and I, and several other friends, have spent the last weekend in a tent in a field in the middle of nowhere, York. It was a fab weekend and photos will follow soon, but now I’m thinking about the holiday I’m taking in 2 weeks to Majorca. I’m super excited because I’ve not been on a proper beach holiday in years. Of course, I am spending a silly amount of time planning my wardrobe so that everything is co-ordinated and goes with everything else. I am sharing a suitcase with the boy, so I have to try and pack light.

In a perfect world, my suitcase would contain the following.

The dress is by a brand called Mina, I followed the link to their website when I was creating the set, and I like what I see! The fact that celebrities are wearing their dresses does not interest me, but the cute clothes, and the reasonable prices do! I like the following items.

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Etsy Love – Teonova

August 22, 2008

Etsy store Teonova sells leather masks, collars, cuffs and crowns. I am rather drawn to her cuffs with antique images on them. I especially like the one with the porpoise skeleton on, it’s slightly dark and gothic feel suits my style, and next seasons fashions, perfectly!

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Black Lace Tights (again)

August 21, 2008

Yes, I’m obsessed. But I just ordered my very own pair of black lace tights! I got the Pamela Mann version (as seen in Elle!) from Tights Please because they do free delivery. They are on back order until 4th September, I think that everyone must be buying them! £6.99 isn’t a huge amount of money, but it’s more than I usually pay for tights, I’m quite happy with Marks and Spencer’s opaques. I have been lusting after them for weeks now though, so I think I can forgive myself the expense just this once! I can’t wait to get them now, I just hope I don’t ladder them the first time I wear them.

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What she said.

August 19, 2008

I totally agree with Queen Lazy’s views on the up coming trends for Autumn. I can’t wait. I think I will be able to re-invent my lovely tartan mini.

Anyway, I don’t usually shop in Warehouse, but I went by the other day and just stared at the clothes in the window, I couldn’t seem to walk past!

Here’s my very hap-hazzard wish list. There are various themes there though, I’ve noticed!!

Sunday Outfit

August 19, 2008

Rubbish photos again, I know. I was trying out my new Sanyo digital camera. It’s a decent camera, but doesn’t have as wide a field as my other camera, so I had to resort to snapping myself in the mirror. Do they come out too dark on anyone’s screen? It looked ok on mine at home, but it’s a bit dark on my work monitor.

Anyway, how good would this look with black lace tights!

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Top – H&M
Skirt- H&M
Short tights – La Redoute

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Brighton road trip

August 18, 2008

Dressed for summer, with jumper and legwarmers as back up! I really wasn’t this miserable.

Lookin’ a bit chav. Isn’t it.

Sunnies, River Island; Vest, Topshop; Skirt, H&M; Legwarmers, M&S; Trainers, Converse (they have cats inside. So cute.)

In true English Summer style, it was really cold and I ended up borrowing my friend’s fleece and wool gloves!