Leopard Bustier, Mom Jeans & Cross Necklace

19 January 2012
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Leopard Bustier - Primark / Penneys
Belt - Vintage
MOM JEANS - Vintage
Shoes - JC Litas
Cross necklace - Old Topshop sale (i think?)

So sorry for the bad photos, I took them really quickly before going on a night out. Felt like a cross between Kelly Kapowski from Saved By The Bell (love Saved By The Bell!) and a 1980s Soccer Mom. I got these vintage american levis from a charity shop and had planned to turn them into the usual cut off shorts. Have sooo many shorts already, and the jeans fit me so well on the waist I decided to try them out as jeans.

Feel like the girls on Black Girls Killing It might have done a better job rocking them, but I'm happy seeing as my outfit was thrown together in a rush and I can only dream of looking half as good as those ladies.

Also just found this cross necklace lost in my dressing table mess. Don't even remember buying it, hello new fav necklace!

Do you ever try wearing things you usually wouldn't?

Studio Photography Fashion Shoot

16 January 2012
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Some behind the scenes photos of my first studio shoot I did as part of my college work. My friend Bronagh kindly agreed to be my model for the day, and I think she looks amazing! I really enjoyed styling the shoot, it was inspired by a Helmut Newton photo and Christopher Kane's campaign for his Topshop collection.

This is the finished photo I submitted

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Here's a few more photos I edited in my own time, Bronagh looks too good not to share them!

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Body - Christopher Kane for Topshop
Skirt - Made by my Mommy
Cycling shorts - Topshop
Cuffs - H&M
Ring - Topshop Sale (old)
Necklace - Vintage

MAC Lipstick Collection

04 January 2012
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(Left to Right) Saint Germain (amplified), Girl About Town (amplified), Impassioned (amplified), Up The Amp (amplified).
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(Left to Right) Ravishing (cremesheen), Brave Red (cremesheen), Costa Chic (frost), Sandy E (frost)
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(Left to Right) Creme Cup (cremesheen), Siss (*?) (satin), Kinda Sexy (matte)
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I'm not really one for beauty posts, in fact this is my first ever one. I'm not at all an expert and I don't have a big interest in trying different make up products, I just stick with whatever works best for me.

The one beauty item I do slightly indulge in is lipsticks. In particular MAC lipsticks. I really like how changing your lipstick can easily transform your whole outfit.

For me MAC offers a great range of colours, I'm all for trying out different shades as opposed to the usual red, pink & nude. I also find MAC lipsticks to have great pigmentation and last a long time.

My next MAC lipstick I wish to purchase is Morange, a bright orange. It was sold out when I tried last week. What's your favourite shade?

(* Lipstick labeled as Siss had its name worn off so I checked the website to find the closet match)

Happy New Year Outfit

01 January 2012
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Happy New Year everyone! Hope you all had a great night whatever way you chose to spend it. I had New Year's day off from work so I decided to go out with some friends. Had such a fun night! This is my outfit from last night, I wanted to wear something a little different from the usual sequin dress for New Years (not that I don't love a sequin dress!).

I got lots of presents for Christmas, some of which I'm still waiting to be posted to my house. Will show you them all soon.

Velvet Bustier - Topshop
Body Harness Necklace - Topshop Sale
Skirt - River Island Sale
Shoes - Jeffrey Campbell Lita
Ring - Topshop Sale