Sunday, 27 July 2014

Feathers & Lace.

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I initially felt a bit shy about posting this outfit as I do feel a little like I'm just wearing my bra, however as it's been so hot for the last few weeks in London I feel like I can get away with it. If I was going out somewhere for the day I might team this with a jacket just in case I felt a little too naked.  I picked up these joggers and the bralet during a recent shopping trip to Topshop as I still hadn't spent any of my birthday money (a whole month later...). I'm really pleased I got them both as they're both pieces I'll carry on wearing through to the next season. Recently I've really tried to be a bit more experimental with my style so I've picked up a few bits recently that I would have never chosen before; especially these joggers. I do feel like I'm having a bit of a Cheryl Cole moment or shall I say Cheryl Fernandez-Versini but I'm not complaining, have you seen that woman's dance moves?! Just watch the Call My Name video if you haven't, I'll put it at the end of the post. As I mentioned in my previous post, I'm currently interning at a lifestyle and travel PR company so this means that working full time and blogging as been a little bit tricky. I don't know how you permanent full time workers do it! So I've just tried to make today's post extra special and I really hope you liked it!

Daisy x

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Sunday, 20 July 2014

Palm Print

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I actually wore this exact outfit for my 22nd birthday night out as you can see in the photo below and I loved it so much that I thought I'd turn it into style post for you all. I was looking for something a bit different for my birthday this year and a outfit that I would be able to wear again. I spotted this beauty in Topshop when shopping on Oxford Street a few weeks ago and I absolutely loved it. I originally had my eye on the white version but I'm so glad I found this one as I think it's much nicer. The only issue with it is is that the sizing is a bit off. I spoke to a friend over the weekend who has the playsuit and she said she also struggled with getting the right fit, and had to try on a few different sizes. So If you're able to get your hands on it in store, (which might be a struggle as I know it's been very popular) I'd definitely try a few sizes on until you get the perfect fit!

I've recently started an internship at a PR company, which is completely new to me as I've actually got a degree in photography and have no experience in PR. I'm learning something everyday and it's really nice to be involved with a whole new indsutry. I'm thinking of doing a blog post about my experience as the one I wrote about university went down pretty well. If you haven't see it already you can view it HERE

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Tuesday, 15 July 2014

Summer time.

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As I'm writing this blog post, it's feeling extremely hot in London, but by the time you're reading this it's probably raining (typical English weather.) The weather meant it was the perfect day for me to wear this embroidered  French Connection dress. Originally retailing at £130, although it is now in the sale for £65. I thought the original and sale price tag was pretty expensive for a summer dress. However since receiving the dress it feels so soft as it's made from Linen and cotton. The quality and cut of this dress is so much better than something from New Look or Miss Selfridge. Although I do love  both of those stores for a good bargain, don't get me wrong. I wore it with my wedges from Office and my Longchamp backpack. I feel this outfit would be perfect for a picnic, BBQ or a garden party.

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This post was in collaboration with French Connection

Friday, 11 July 2014

Get the look: Kylie Jenner

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I haven't done a beauty post for ages so I really hope you like this one! One of the most talked about make up looks and people this year has been Kylie Jenner and her ever growing lips. Surgery or not I really love the full 1990's nude lip inspiration behind this look. So I thought I would show you how to achieve this using two of her rumoured MAC products. I've chosen to use MAC lipstick in Pink Plaid and lip liner in Whirl. You can use other brands if you already have similar colours in your make up bag. Just make sure that your pick brown based nude/pink lip colours. (I've also popped a few other options in the widget at the end of the post.)

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To achieve this look you will need to:
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  1. Use a concealer or high coverage foundation to conceal the natural pigmentation of  your lips.
  2. Line your lips with the lip liner. Kylie's have been dramatically over drawn to achieve a fuller lip effect.
  3. Apply your lipstick and blend with your finger or a lip brush so there is more of a natural blend between the two products.
  4. Kylie's lips have a matte finish so to achieve this use a translucent matte powder, such as Rimmel London stay matte. You can also apply a clear gloss to enhance the fuller look.
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(click the image to be sent to the colour selection page, I don't know why it's only showing these colours!)