Thursday, 4 December 2014

COVENT GARDEN








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Hat:Primark
Jumpsuit:USC
Scarf:H&M
Shoes:USC
Jumper:USC
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Christmas exploring in Convent Garden with the one of my closet girlies Livi Preuss (Photographer and MUA.) I was delighted to be a helping hand with her photography university project of Autumn street styling and share these OOTD's with all of you. The markets and street entertainment at Convent Garden have never been better than this time of year. Do visit whether it's for a warm drink or you're on the hunt for pressies!

Layering is Key. When the weather isn't too cold for thermals or too warm for a dress. Layering is the ultimate option. My first OOTD I used my USC jumpsuit and wrapped scarf with a matching nude fedora! This look was smarter than my usual but the material and design was too quality to resist! The following christmas shopping OOTD featuring USC jumper, I decided to go for the brave high knee socks! Cold? Not at all, the layering underneath my winter jumper kept me so cosy. While my little Mulberry treasure poped the colour in this look!

Unfortunately I do not spend my whole life shopping and shooting (as much as i'd too.) While studying, living and travelling, I have begun a new hobby! Radio. At my university Fresh Air is a popular radio station for students and the local area. One night at our union I met a lovely chap called George who now I host a Fashion Show with! Please take a little listen to The Fashion Show on Fresh Air guys and girls! 




xxx


DECEMBER STREET










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Crop top:USC
Shorts:H&M
Socks:H&M
Shoes:USC
Coat:USC
Fur: Thifted in Rome
French Tee:Sezane
Tote:Sezane
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The magical countdown to christmas, here in London we welcomed december by decorating the streets in festive feeling. In Convent Garden, I wandered around and captured some street style with the wonderful Livi Preuss a talented MUA and Photographer. Photo credit to you! 

My OOTD consisted of a vast amount of USC gifts which I am so delighted to receive! It's the smaller details of their items which I most appreciate. My coat featured here fades from navy blue to black creating a great effect shaping the jacket alongside the zips on the arms for a better fit. Staying to my colour match theory (as described on previous posts) I paired this with a matching navy blue crop from USC and H&M socks. While popin' colour with some snazzy H&M Autumn patterned shorts. 

You may have noticed the change in tee. An alternative instead of the crop for them chiller days, throw on your best loved tee. Mine is from beautiful french brand Sezane alongside my tote! The collections are simply stunning and classic. I'm not one to normally wear a tee but with the simplistically of this particular item matched with Autumn shorts, casuals down the outfit for a daytime shopping stroll. 

Recommended Christmas Event:

December in London is full of festive outings and events. If you haven't been, definitely spend a evening at Winter Wonderland at Hyde Park. From moving Carousal bars, family games and ice skating it's an all round perfect christmas celebration! There are all kinds of events and activities to get involved with but do pre book tickets as it's a popular christmas festival. 


I loved spending this time at Winter Wonderland with ones that mean a lot to me, so I'd thought I share a quick snap of the girlies. (Notice Blogger: The Stylish Cupcake far left ;)) 



xxx




Sunday, 16 November 2014

OOTD's of November



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Dress:Red Label
Accessories: Topshop
Location: Richmond Park
MUA:Livi Preuss 
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Festival season is officially over this year and winter has arrived! Last week Oxford streets light were switched on in central London and all 2014's christmas ad's were released. So this post officially ends this season and introduces the next!

 I am still on a festival hype and have a bucket list of things to do in 2015's summer. I'll release a little more throughout the next month! Thinking ahead, check out what Red Label has to offer for next summer. This will be much cheaper and efficient way of finding a fab festival wardrobe, without any rush! The brand encapsulates the vibes of summer with fun and flirty items perfect for festivals. 




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Dress: TFNC
Location:Richmond Park
MUA:Livi Preuss
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It's end of a season. Think Autumn colours. From nudes, browns, golds and dark reds.  As tanning weather is over, natural bronzed colours like these will help achieve and healthier glow. Avoid bright and bold colours if your similar to myself and prefer to still look bronzed. For example bright red can pale out your completion whereas burgundy can neutralise this! 

The TFNC dress featured in the second set of the November OOTD's, is a perfect example of using shades in clothing to an advantage. Within the set I have no tanning product on my skin and to top this natural light creates a more pastel look, however the burgundy has balanced out the tones. 

Within this set I tried out a new look with Livi Preuss, both photographer and MUA. Livi created Autumn smokey eyes and natural tones on my skin to boost the eye colour. This was a fab change to my daily routine where I tend to use more lip colourings than focusing on one feature! 

Hope you all have a great week.

xxx

Friday, 7 November 2014

COFFEE HOUSE










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Two Piece:USC
Fur: Thifted in Rome
Coat:USC
Shoes: Fashion Union
Location:South Kensington 
Coffee house:Le Pain
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In September Vogue celebrated their Fashion Night Out over Oxford Street in London. I was honoured to be invited to a few exclusive openings of stores and collection features. USC have a stunning a/w series for both men and women! I was delighted to receive this gorgeous monochrome two piece, exclusively from this seasons collection. So thank you very much USC. Be sure to pop into their new store on Oxford Street guys! 

During the exploring days with Anita from My Stylish Cupcake, we ventured around South Kensington. We ended up for lunch at Le Pain which turned out to be one of the best little French Cafes we have found so far in the French District. We soon discovered this little diner only served organic foods and all the dishes were extremely quirky. From extra large slices of bread to 'make your own' hot coco. This was the perfect food outlet for the rainy day in central London. 

Visit Le Pain here. 

xxx


EXPLORER












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Playsuit:chiara fashion
Belt: Thifted in Paris
Location:V&A
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 Anita and I love exploring the local areas by our university.  South Kensington is the french district of London, lined with grand white houses and endless history. The V&A museum is one of our favourites, you will notice this has been featured a few times on both our blogs. The V&A is a place that can revisited countless times and still be a fab day out!

Today I wandered around in a classic, black playsuit from chiara fashion.  Figure hugging and flattering. This simple piece is both elegant and casual! I paired this with my vintage fur thifted at a market in Rome alongside my fedora hat (which I seem to be living in at the  moment.) The playsuit has a layer of chiffon which creates a floaty effect, a bonus to this material is that when washing the creases will just fall out when hung. Chiffon is ideal for us university students when the iron is scarce!




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Location: V&A
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All I can say to new comers to London is explore.
It is not just museums which hold stunning gateways into history and art.

xxx