Cruisin’ – Part one // Barcelona.

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Where to begin? Hello! Welcome back, I hope everyone had a magical Christmas and Happy New Year! (Feels like centuries ago) I spent some time off over Christmas and New Year but I am well and truly back. I was away mid/end of December on a Mediterranean Cruise and then made a flying visit to Spain to see my family, after the shenanigans of New Year my boyfriend whisked me away to Paris for a long weekend which was bloomin’ lovely, however unfortunately when I got back I was sick in bed for a week with the flu throwing up my soul. On a lighter and brighter note, that does mean I have a bank of exciting travel posts that are going to be popping up in the next few weeks so keep those peepers peeled…
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Visual diaries: Fashion // Deconstruction.

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If you read my last Visual Diaries post on Minimalistic Interior (or if you haven’t, click here) you’ll know that it’s a new section on my blog that I have decided to try out. While studying Fashion Design at university I tried to live by the quote I once read by Giorgio Armani – “To create something exceptional, your mindset must be relentlessly focused on the smallest detail“.
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How to make a shirt less masculine.

In this blog post I’m going to show you my favourite ways I like to style a simple crisp white shirt. I really love the idea of gender free shopping and while shirts are normally quite a manly piece there are ways in which you can style things to suit your personal style and taste. In my eyes a white shirt should be a staple piece in everybody’s wardrobe, this one item of clothing can bring you many, many outfits. It’s considered a very masculine piece that should only (if ever) be worn by a woman in an office environment, but pair it with some skinny jeans and stilettos and it instantly becomes more sexy. As much as I love androgynous style I like to balance it with a slice of femininity too. I’m going to show you a couple of ways to wear and style a shirt to make it less masculine. If you’re intrigued, keep orrrn reading…

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Visual diaries: Interior // Minimalistic.

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Today’s post is the first of a new section on my blog called ‘Visual Diaries’. I’m a very visual person and when I’m browsing through Tumblr I love collecting images and grouping them into various categories (I do also actually have a life). Whether that be wide groups of Interior, Architecture & Fashion or smaller more specific groups like Fashion details (e.g pockets) or Geometric Architecture etc.
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Easy Halloween Make up.

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Here’s a quick step by step tutorial on how to achieve this Halloween SFX Make up without using latex. This was my first attempt so it’s not perfect and a few things need adjusting! Once you know the technique it’s so simple and you can do all sorts of cuts and wounds in different places.

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Autumn/Winter Lookbook.

The colder months are upon us! *Read in Jon Snow’s voice* Winter…is…coming.  This season is my favourite in terms of Fashion and styling, I love to layer and play around with different shapes, silhouettes, textures of fabric and the desaturated shades and colours that tend to appear at this time of year. Here are 3 outfits I’m going to be rotating throughout this Autumn/Winter, I hope you get some inspiration!
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A Guide to Fashion Week SS 17.

So, Fashion Week is over for another season *sighs with relief* (but also with a little sadness). Fashion week always seems to have the best timing, I can get stuck in a rut with my style and get tired of the same trends, so as soon as Fashion Week arrives it’s always as if a light bulb flickers on above my head. I find myself suddenly on a roll, searching online for new looks and tearing my wardrobe apart. Looking through all the amazing collections (yes, every single show) I decided I wanted to create a diary of images. I sifted through each city, each designer, each collection, each ensemble, backstage too and picked the looks that I loved and was inspired by most. I thought it would be nice to look back at (plus a little more personal than flicking through Vogue) and hopefully for you all to get some inspiration and to implement that (even if it’s a beauty trend) into your Spring/Summer wardrobe.

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