Tuesday, 28 January 2014

The Prettiest Makeup I Ever Did See

Wearing my pretty Inglot Lipgloss,
NARS Orgasm Blush & MAC Reflects in  Transparent Teal
I wanted to do a bit of a different video: a showcase of my most beautiful makeup. Some times I don't even want to use it- its that pretty! It maybe the packaging, the product itself, or how it looks on, but all of these products are the ones that earn 100s of likes on instagram and 1000s of reblogs on tumblr, just for their aesthetics.

If you like the video, why not do a similar one on your channel if you make videos too? Tweet me if you do make one and I'll be sure to check it out, maybe we can start a tag!

Amy x

Friday, 24 January 2014

We're wild, we are like young volcanoes

This term I have Fridays off from uni (yay!) which hopefully will usually mean lots of productive work, but today it meant heading into Brighton for Macaroons and charity shop shopping with Amy and Mina, two of my house-mates. I was having a serious craving for macaroons after a Gossip Girl binge and seeing Blair and Serena consume, on average, *100000 macaroons per season (*possibly a slight over exaggeration). Charity shop shopping (say that three times fast) was fruitless, however I did fall in love with a gorgeous bone china tea set, but decided gorgeous vintage china in a student house was a recipe for heartbreak (mine). But enough chit chat, lets see what I wore on this excursion.



Dress: Vintage via Beyond Retro
Shoes: Jeffrey Campbell
Coat: *Romwe
Hat: *New Look
Cardigan: H&M
Scarf: Primark
I threw on my new baby doll dress which you can see in my vintage haul video (here!) and layered it the hell up with a cardigan, coat and scarf to keep the cold out. I also braved a hat for the first time in a while (partly because my hair was just NOT working for me) this ones my favourite with its cute lil ears.

Amy x

Sunday, 19 January 2014

Give me therapy I'm a walking travesty

IMG_7895This dress is my new best friend, and, the ONLY dress I can wear without a bra. I know the "cage" dress has been seen on a lot of bloggers and youtubers, so I hope you don't mind my contribution and styling of it too much. Its edgy and can be styled up or down. My only gripe with it is that it is just a tiny bit too short for my comfort zone.

Dress: *Romwe
Shoes: *ShuBox
Jacket: Zara
Headband: Primark
I'm also wearing my bargain of the moment in these photographs, namely my lovely Zara denim jacket which I picked up in the sale for a mere £9.99! Its the softest denim I've ever felt and I can't wait till the weathers nice enough to wear it everyday. I'd also like to mention I will be giving away a duplicate of the dress I am wearing to one of my subscribers on my youtube channel, so keep your eyes peeled for that video!

Amy x

Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Mother theres a side to me you don't know, different to the child with the smile in your photo

With the golden globes just gone and instagram, twitter and facebook rife with images of the gorgeous ladies on the red carpet, I thought it was the perfect excuse for me to get dressed up a bit too! I got this skirt after Christmas in the Missguided sale and I've been looking for an excuse to wear it ever since. Each year the golden globes and other big red carpet events throw out more gorgeous outfits that get a bit more risque each year. This year I enjoyed Emma Watson's dress/trouser suit crossover- how cool was that? So I thought I'd try my own hand at a twist on a Golden Globe outfit.


Skirt: Missguided
Tee: Primark
Necklace: Vintage
Bracelet:  John Greed
If you couldn't already tell by the contents of my social media already, I love everything whimsical and this skirt screams 'mermaid' to me! Here I am wearing it with heels, but it can also be styled with flat shoes which allows the bottom of the skirt to rest on the floor, causing it to splay out like a real mermaids tail. What do you think of this skirt- pretty or too much?

Amy x

Monday, 13 January 2014

Romwe Haul Video

A quick little fashion haul video from my favourite online store, Romwe. Including some bloopers at the end and shots of me wearing the items I show. Don't forget to 'share' this video on twitter, tumblr, instagram and facebook, then tell me where I can see your post in the comments below. I will check out your social media as a thank you.

Amy x

Saturday, 11 January 2014

Novelty Bag Loves

Shell Bag: £35- Accessorize
Transparent Watermelon Bag: £11.41- Romwe
Popcorn Box Bag: £17.22- Romwe
Chanel Perfume Bottle Clutch Bag: erm... $9,500- Chanel
Russian Doll Bag: £12.50- Accessorize
We all know I love to have fun with my style (take a gander at my previous outfit post if you don't believe me!) and my new 'thing' is novelty bags. I currently own the watermelon one and I find myself wondering how I can incorporate it into every outfit I wear. I also couldn't post about novelty bags without including the gorgeous, rare Chanel perfume bottle bag- available in clear white or black acrylic. Its stylish, incredible, seen on the very top fashionistas (I'm looking at you RiRi and Cara Delevingne!) and, well, $9,500 and up. A girl can dream, very, very big if she so wishes. But take a look at my other picks, all equally (well....) lovely and all under £40- phew, thats a price tag I can fathom.

Amy x

Friday, 10 January 2014

2013 Beauty Favourites

It was a year of new discoveries (I'm looking at you Naked 2 and Pixi Glow Tonic) and old loves (MAC Vintage Selection) all of which resulted in a rather long video of me rambling about my affections for them. You should probably watch it, because if you are a beauty junkie, you NEED these products.

Items Mentioned:
Laura Mercier Body Creme in Creme De Pistache
MAC Teddy Eye Khol
MAC Vintage Selection Paint Pot
MAC Lickable Lipstick
Illamasqua Naked Rose Blush
C.O. Bigelow Rose Salve
Taylor Swift Wonderstruck Perfume
Hourglass Mineral Veil Primer
Naked 2 Palette
NARS Skin Total Replenishing Eye Cream
Topshop Volume Lash Mascara
A La Carte Cosmetics Divine Lash Mascara
Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder
Benefit Hoola Bronzer
Topshop Lipsticks
YBF Eye Brow Pencil
Vichy Dermablend Corrective Foundation Stick
Vichy Dermablend Corrective Fluid Foundation
NYX Lipliner Hot Red
Louise Young LY38 Brush
Pixi Glow Tonic
Yuko Anti-Frizz Leave In Conditioner

Amy x

Thursday, 9 January 2014

Desolation comes upon the sky

This dress arrived fresh out of the Romwe flash sale recently and I've fallen in love. Its fun,cute and a little bit sexy (by this I mean it shows off the chesticles, which isn't a bad thing). It looks good with converse, heels, boots, dressy, dressed down. I can't handle its ambiguity. I'd also like to apologise for lack of blogging of late, I have 3 very important exams which are consuming me currently, however come Sunday, I'm free to blog to my hearts content. 
Dress: Romwe
Necklace: *Any Which Way Blogger Necklace
Socks: Topshop
Boots: *Barratts
I love the bright pink of my lipstick and the necklace against the baby blue of the dress. Combined with the silver shark teeth (it looks like a shark is having a munch on my boobs) it just makes for a really fun outfit I'd love to wear to a house party or club night. Disclaimer: Please excuse the wind swept hair/fringe- the storm is creating fierce winds in the south.

Amy x

Sunday, 5 January 2014

New Hair, Nicky Clarke & a Giveaway

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As much as I hate the typical 'new year, new me' rubbish, (I'm still living in pjs, trying to resist ordering pizza and watching netflix, a la 2013) I did feel the need for a change. I'm so spontaneous with my hair, I'll wake up one day like, 'right, I need to cut in a fringe' or 'I need a turquoise dip dye' (anyone remember that?) So yesterday the fringe returned as did the vibrant red with reinforced ombre. To achieve this look, I used L'Oreal Casting Creme Gloss in Cherry Red and Decolour Hair Colour Stripper to get the ombre.
    In the above video I show not only how I achieved the style shown in my Instagram photo, but also the products I'm now using on my hair to keep it healthy after obliterating it with colourants and decolourants! I also give you the chance to win a Nicky Clarke Mayfair Multi Styler (my new favourite curling iron) worth £69.99. So be sure to subscribe to my channel and watch the video to find out how to enter!

Happy new year,
Amy x