Posts Tagged ‘dress’
So I got my little mits on a copy of the September issue of Vogue this morning. I was going upstairs for my 15 minute break and saw it there in the magazine stand. I perhpas should have waited until my 30 minute break but I couldn’t. There’s something quite funny about buying Vogue with you’re hair tied up in a ‘I need to get it off my face’ kind of way and I was in my M&S uniform.
Sat there in the staff room with my chocomilk I was having a great time reading, wishing I had sticky notes with me. Oh well, i’m working tomorrow.
So what are the key trends for this season. Well I could have told you before buying vogue but here;
* jewel colours
I think what made me happiest when reading was the article on blanket and capes. Last year I bought a red tartan cape from Henry Holland. I love it sooo much. It was one I kept seeing in the posters but could never find it and then one day, there it was in the Debenhams in Preston.
Here’s me in mine…
I think it’s quite a wintery/Christmas look. That’s the good thing about being in Preston, it gets cold enough to wrap up. In Cornwall it just gets wet. I love warpping up and what’s a better way than in a blanket cape.
Capes are still in so dust yours off from last year. If you don’t have one…errr get one, perfect for the colder months.
After Kate’s wedding dress went on display in Buckingham palace, the queen discribed the exhibition display as ”horrible'” and “horrid”. Continue Reading »
The uber cool, “rock appeal” clothing line Faith Connexion is due to hit net-a-porter next month. So here’s a little taster. Continue Reading »
So recently I have decided to sell a few things on eBay. I’m moving rooms at home from my current bedroom to an attic conversion and I don’t really want to transfer all my clutter.
Besides it was genuinely stuff I don’t wear anymore. As well as this, some were vintage pieces that i don’t really I don’t really like that much.
I know I said I’d never want to get rid of clothes but I’m kepping the stuff forever that I think i’ll look back on in 30 years time and be like i’m glad I kept that. No doubt i’m selling the stuff I will actually want in 30 years time!
So, i’ve sold 7 pieces and made £23 profit. Not too shabby plus I have sooo much more room now. Well a little after my new buys…
I’ve bought a cricket jumper! It’s not quite like the one I originally had in mind but I like it and I’ve wanted one for ages. Like a whole year. I originally wanted a long one I could wear as a dress but my friend called me a tart at that so I changed my mind!
When I saw lots of shops like New Look and Internacionale and I changed my mind. Anyway, i finally bit the bullet and bought one for £3.20 on eBay!!
I intend to team it with a dark polo shirt. I have a ‘Lacoste’ one from Turkey and it’s only purpose is to wear it underneath something and maybe shorts because I don’t wear jeans.
While I was in London, i went to Camden but in recent years, I have been going off Camden. I would take myself off and just not find anything I specifically liked or felt inspired by.
This time though, I went with my Mum and sister and my Mum hasn’t been in like 20 years so I re-found my love of it.
Yes it’s more full of tourists than locals these days and I got told off in Super Drug for trying a tester that wasn’t a tester
I went to a vintage shop which actually is a vintage shop and doesn’t sell Primark items from three years ago. it’s the same shop I got my 18th Birthday dress for £50.
Just as I was leaving after hanging up the 10th dress back up that I can’t afford I had a flick through the sale rail and found a hand made, pink, fitted 1960’s dress for £5.