Monday, 27 April 2009

Summer Swimwear





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Recent outfits...



Blazer - Primark £3(!!) Paparazzo T-Shirt from the V+A, and parrot badge from an antique shop.



Denim Jacket-Primark, Green dress- H+M, Leather satchel-Same antique shop as the parrot, White skinnies, Topshop, Vintage jewellery. 

Sass and Bide Kaftan, and Topshop white skinnies, with Office tan wooden wedges
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Summer Shopping

So, I booked my Benicassim tickets last week, just in time before everybody's student loan's hit in, and now I think they're sold out pretty much everywhere. So phew! I've decided that any clothes I buy from now on are for Benicassim, so can be worn in the sun. Oh my, just thinking about it gets me so excited! It's the best thing ever!
As you know I'm back on the ebay bandwagon, and after being screwed over so many times last week by forgetting to check on my bids and losing out. I.e to the most fabulous jumpsuit that went for £14.. I would have gone up to £20 it was that gorgeous. I managed to win this beautiful Sass & Bide sequined kaftan for £25 and I just love love love it. 

This halter neck cropped top came from asos today and it's so pretty! I tried it on with my high waisted black skirt from H+M and it looks cute!

I've also been ordering bikinis like there is no tomorrow, but we all know Primark do fabulous cheap bikinis, perfect for mixing and matching tops and bottoms. Boss.

I also found this Miss Selfridge jumpsuit in a second hand shop in town, for £4.99 except mine is in black. It's £38 instore, so I saved money to go towards more holiday clothes... fashion maths is amazing. 
So for now, I'm watching the Sex And The City Movie and doing some writing. Have a good monday girls and boys. 

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Saturday, 18 April 2009

Style Profile

Job?
Sales Advisor for Kirsty Doyle

Best Sartorial advice from your parents?
Embrace individuality. 

Style icons?
Carrie Bradshaw, Samantha Ronson, Liverpool.

Describe your personal style...
Comfortable, colourful,  

I build my daily look around?
The music I'm listening to whilst getting ready. Also what I have planned for the day. 

Personal Style quirk?
Travel Souvenirs adapted into your wardrobe. Ghetto gold jewellery. Ironic Fashion.

Favorite designers?
Roberto Cavalli; his tackiness is an inspiration to all! 

Most cherished item?
My Tag watch I got for my 18th birthday, and my Granny's gorgeous silver locket.

Never caught wearing?
White emo pumps. 

Most underrated item in menswear/womenswear?
The plaid short. 

Dress to impress who?
Strangers

Flats or heels?
Flats for the day- trainers mostly though-white Converse, or lace up Vans. My white Minnetonka Moccassins have barely been off my feet since christmas though. 

Favorite stores?
Zara, American Apparel, H+M. 

Your next "must have" purchase?
I'm after a really great pair of chunky heels, or another pair of wedges. I'd love an all in one too.

I skimp when buying ...
Skinny jeans-£8 Primark do the job just fine. White vests.

I splurge on...
Make up, nice tops..

Favorite item of clothing?
Currently my white H+M linen blazer.

Favorite fashion magazines?
Vogue and Teen Vogue

Favorite (style) books?
The Goddess Guide- I think that's what it's called. Also, the Sex and The City: Kiss and Tell Books and Movie book are very inspiring. 

Favorite stylish movies?
Sex and The City!

Favorite vacation spot?
Benicassim, Jamaica, the Maldives and Kenya. 

Favorite neighborhood restaurant?
Tokyou in Ropewalks in Liverpool. 

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Thursday, 16 April 2009

ebay

I'm back on the ebay bandwagon, and think I should try and sell some stuff of my own after buying £40 worth of stuff already today. 
So I'm putting on the following... 
Vintage summer dress size 12/14
£2.99


Vintage Summer dress with button detail
£2.99Vintage adidas jacket
size 10/12
£2.99Vintage Sailor Jacket
£2.99
Size 12
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT&item=320360875520
Vivienne Lawrence Summer Jacket and dress polkadot suit
£4.99

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=320361338700


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Wednesday, 15 April 2009

2500 Visits!

2509 to be precise! Thanks! x
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Liverpool Street Style 002

Bethany, 20
Tartan Blazer, Primark
Silk Dress, H+M
Biker Boots, New Look
Feather Earrings, Topshop
Wicker Clutch, Vintage 



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Website Breakfast

www.bonadrag.com

you'll love it. x

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Tuesday, 14 April 2009

P.S

My MAC 182 Kabuki brush arrived-and it's real! :)
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I'm like a hot chick that you can't even touch..






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The O.C

I'm watching season one on DVD as I do some college work. It reminds me of GCSE year, Ryan and Marissa are first getting together. I love it. So watch it, it'll make you feel so good. :) Have a great Tuesday. 
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Easter Week

Last week was a little tumultuous for me. Ups and downs galore. First off, I was ill, so I couldn't go to one of my friend's garden party which sounded, and looked amazing. Second off, I got told on Tuesday I had a job interview for a weekend job the next day. Which I didn't get :@ but then... I got offered another job working in the Kirsty Doyle shop in the Bluecoat Chambers in Liverpool which is soooo exciting! I can't wait! 

Yesterday, me, my Mum, and my Dog went to Frodsham, which is a little cute village in Cheshire. There was this amazing place which sold all kinds of antiques, vintage jewelry, clothing, furniture... I literally could have spent sooo much in there. There is no other feeling than walking into an Aladdin's cave of treasures, just knowing that you are going to buy something from there. The excitement of walking around, turning on your Magpie trait and keeping your eye out for all things shiny..
A couple of pics
Black and White art deco 
necklace £2
I am almost tempted not to put this photo up because of the state of my nails, but I just had to show you this "ring." I put ring in speechmarks because it is actually a lipstick holder and mirror! But the lipstick holder fits over ones finger so well, and looks much better than prettying up your lippie! Ring/Lipstick holder £2

I also bought a tan leather satchel/saddle bag which smells divine (how lovely does real leather smell) anyway, it was in really good condition, it's a perfect size and i've wanted a little leather bag exactly like that for ages. 
I did buy a few other things, such as a blue sequined top, a little tiny perfume bottle, which I intend to make into a pendent, some little bits n bobs of jewelry and some fabric, as I have recently unearthed my sewing machine. woop woop. 
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