Friday, 31 December 2010

Christina Kraemer and New Year's Resolutions




After a very over indulgent Christmas, it's now New Year and time to stop eating and drinking everything in sight and mould myself into something resembling a normal sized human being!

I also fancy changing me a little bit, it's time to stop wearing so much black and leather! I stumbled across Christina Kraemer's collection which is made up of loose fitting, pastel dresses, something that could cover up my festive lumps and bumps but without my usual layers of black...

What are your New Year's resolutions (or revolutions perhaps) for 2011?

Happy New Year and thank you ever so much for reading my waffling!

Saturday, 25 December 2010

It's a Wonderful Life


Best. Christmas. Film. Ever.

Happy Christmas everyone! Hope you all have a lovely day and it snows and it's all wonderful.

Wednesday, 22 December 2010

Amanda Adomaitis


Beautiful photos, stunning colours and floaty fabric are three things that will instantly get my attention. Amanda Adomaitis's S/S 11 collection shoot have all of these with a little hair envy thrown in there for good measure.

Her clothes feature her illustrations of uncanny creatures based on basilisks for example a forest owl wolf fish and hippopotamus axolotl... The latter being a mixture of two of my favourite animals, win.

For more info and images, visit her website.

I might just have to look at these images for a little while to soothe my tired eyes, I fancy going for a festive beverage though, anyone care to join?

Monday, 20 December 2010

Parents and Children

This collection of images show Japanese Parents and Children together, I love the way it shows how they have influenced each other, the similarities and the differences. This set has taken the photographer, Bruce Osborn, since 1982 to complete, that's longer than my entire life!

On his website you can read about each family and what job they do, tis rather interesting!

For more info and images, visit his website.

p.s. Thoroughly enjoying the Christmas TV, Father of the Bride FTW!

Saturday, 18 December 2010

Hermione De Paula

I've lost count of the amount of times I've posted about Hermione De Paula, she's easily one of my favourite designers as pretty much everything she creates makes me swoon.

I doubt any of it would look good on my curvy frame but I like to pretend it would, whilst I run through cornfields at sunset (obviously do this all the time...)

These images are from her S/S 11 lookbook, they are beautifully feminine without being ultra girly.

For more info and images, visit her website.

ALSO, congratulations to Vicki from Magpie Girl who won the Christmas Giveaway, there'll be a Mini Diana Camera winging its' way to you soon!

Friday, 17 December 2010

Style Unwrapped



 I very rarely post about things happening in places where I actually am, mostly because I live in Preston and not much goes on there...

Last week saw the Fashion Promotion and Styling students (basically the course I'm doing but with more styling and the year below me!) at UCLan months of hard work come together for their Christmas fashion show, Style Unwrapped. It was a Gok Wan stylee show with three different price ranges (high street won) set in the rather wonderful Harris Museum.

It was really well organised, minus a few technical difficulties, and styled. I definitely wanted to steal the majority of the shoes featured, whoever is 'Stylist's Own', give me your shoes!

Well done girlies!

Today is the LAST day to get your entries in to my Mini Diana Lomography camera giveaway so get entering here!

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Hello Marc

I want some Marc Jacobs in my life... Just a little purse would do, or maybe some shoes, or maybe the bag, or maybe the dog...

Perv with me at Marc Jacob's women's shoes, bags and purses galore at www.danielfootwear.com 

If you haven't entered my Christmas Giveaway to win a Mini Diana Lomography camera, click here

Monday, 13 December 2010

Life Underwater

My eyes and brain needed a little rest after a rather busy weekend of going to the zoo and not sleeping, so here is some uber pretty underwater (my not so guilty pleasure) photography.

These ones are by Rachael Koscica and I'm a little bit in love with them... Apologies for the short posts recently, it's the end of the semester and I am bizzay...

If you haven't entered my Christmas Giveaway to win a Mini Diana Lomography camera, click here!

Friday, 10 December 2010

Christmas Giveaway! Win a Diana Lomography camera!

*THIS COMPETITION IS NOW CLOSED, THANKS FOR ALL THE ENTRIES!*

To say a big Happy Christmas and thank you to all you lovely readers, it's time for a Christmas giveaway!

The prize is a Diana Mini En Rose camera, worth £99, a super cute, pink film camera for you to record your Christmas on!


There's several ways you can enter this competition, and they're all very easy peasy:


- Leave a comment on this post (make sure to leave a contact email!)
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You can do any of these things or all of them so you can have a maximum of SIX entries, make sure that you leave a separate comment to let me know each one that you have done.

This competition will end next Friday, the 17th of December at Midnight GMT. Also, by entering this competition you'll automatically be signed up to the Lomography newsletter but you won't get any spam and you can opt out at any point!

Good luck!

Thursday, 9 December 2010

Pretty Girls





Pretty girls in oil pastels by Mercedes Helnwein. I would like postcard versions of these pictures stuck all over my bedroom walls.

For more info and images, visit her website.

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