Wednesday, 29 February 2012

Time for a little TLC

The boy is working away in London for a couple of weeks so I'm taking full advantage of having the flat to myself for the first time ever and spending ludicrous amount of time in the bath, dancing around in pyjamas and eating my body weight in olives.

One of my self indulgent evenings consisted of trying all of the products in the John Freida Full Repair range, which had been tested by my friend Krish on the M1 while we were driving back from Nottingham after a rather eventful weekend, so we have proof that it also works on Motorways!

I tested out the John Frieda Full Repair Shampoo, Conditioner, Hair Masque, Sheer Mist, Styling Spray and Root Lift Foam, it's a hell of a lot of work to use all of them but it was really worth it. My hair was super shiny, really soft and smelled a-mazing.

I've added the Sheer Mist and the Root Lift Foam to my daily routine now and can definitely see and feel a difference, I feel like walking around the office whipping my hair back and forth, but I probably shouldn't.

The website also has some top tips on for keeping your hair in the best condition possible...



I'm watching The Only Way Is Essex for the first time ever, I am confused. That is all.

Wednesday, 22 February 2012

And the winner is...

Images by Denis Pasevin

It's time to announce the winner of my little Lomo giveaway! Thank you to everyone who entered and of course to Lomography for the rather spectacular prize!

Drumroll please...

The winner is the lovely Caterina of What Kat Says! Congratulations! Hope you love your little pink lomo.

Tuesday, 21 February 2012

Fashion156 LFW Issue


Every season online magazine Fashion156 release a London Fashion Week preview issue, I usually pounce on it as soon as it's live but this year (due to multiple family birthdays and large amounts of work) I've fallen behind on LFW everything... Though I am loving the return of Vogue's Video wall that sends you an email with all of the runway images, amazing!

But I thought Fashion156 was the best place to start properly, especially as they feature up and coming designers rather than your staple Mark Fast and Vivienne Westwoods.

I adore Helen Bullock, always have an always will, he designs are always creative, imaginative and beautifully colourful.

Corrie Nielson uses gorgeously subtle and clean colours to create classic silhouettes, and shot alongside the pastel plastic by Fashion156, it's just a little bit perfect.

Claudia Ligari's leather touches and perfect LBDs are a match made in heaven, I want them in my life as soon as possible. You can learn to touch up these photos and make them publication ready at this graphic design college.

What have been your favourite collections this season? I'm going to spend the rest of the evening/week trawling through Fashion156 Collections, who's with me?

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

Happy Valentine's Day Giveaway

Happy Valentine's Day! I thought it was time to show my love for you lovely readers so here's a gorgeous giveaway on the most loved up day of the year!

You've got the chance of winning this lovely little leopard print Diana Mini and Flash from Lomography, all you have to do is follow the easy instructions below...

How cute is it?? This film camera is worth £99 and is a limited edition perfect for Valentine's Day! Big thank you to Lomography for letting me give away such a beauty.

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


- Leave a comment on this post (make sure to leave a contact email!)
- Tweet about it
- Link to the competition on Facebook
- Blog about it on your blog
- Follow Tweet on Google Reader (just there on the right hand sidebar!)
- Follow Tweet on Bloglovin'
- Follow me on Twitter

You can do any of these things or all of them so you can have a maximum of SEVEN entries, make sure that you leave a separate comment to let me know each one that you have done and don't forget to leave your email address so I can tell you if you've won!

This competition will end next Tuesday, the 21st of February 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!

Monday, 13 February 2012

Yan To A/W 12

I love Yan To, I post about his collections every season and can't wait to see what's next, he's very kindly sent me some sneak preview images of his new collection, the full collection will follow but here's a little sneak preview for you...

More to follow shortly! In the mean time, check out Yan't previous collections here.

Sunday, 12 February 2012

Little Boots

Pretty much every day my boyfriend complains about the sheer amount of shoes that I have in my wardrobe (when I say wardrobe, I mean one of my wardrobes...) but how can you possibly have too many shoes really?

I do have a few, rather similar pairs of shoes but I'm on the look out for a perfect pair, so naturally I have to make my way through a range of shoes trying to find them! I'm currently on the search for the perfect pair of ankle boots but am currently stuck in my wedged desert boot rut. So I've picked out a few styles that will bridge the gap between the two...

The beige boots on the left are a little similar to ones I already have but without the wedge so stepping out of my comfort zone a little bit! The middle boots are pretty much my classic day to day shoes, in a lovely cocoa colour. The boots on the right are the furthest away from my comfort zone, and kind of the most grown up! I'm still looking for the perfect pair but I think I'm getting closer... These women's ankle boots on Macy's are proving good for inspiration!

But do you have any suggestions or tips?

Monday, 6 February 2012

I wish I was Zooey...

Zooey can do no wrong in my eyes. Well, I'm not a massive fan of New Girl but I will happily sit through it just so I can look at her hair, I have serious hair envy.
Plus, these photos were taken by Ellen Von Unwerth, one of my favourite photographers, for Lula, one of my favourite magazines. Probably the most perfect set of photos a girl could ask for right?

Hand up who wants to be Zooey...

p.s. I'm posting a rather lovely giveaway on Valentine's Day, don't forget to have a gander!

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