February, 2013

teal coat and tartan trousers

The Phantom of the Opera Singer

(Celebration, Florida, 2012. Has nothing to do with this post.) On Monday morning, Terry, Rubin and I were woken by the sound of an opera singer warming up her vocal chords in the office, which is just a few short…

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Back to Black

[Dress: Karen Millen 2010 (competition prize) // Boots: Topshop 2010 // Gloves: gifted // Sunglasses: House of Harlow] Well, at least if I ever have to go to a funeral in the 1940s, I’ll know what to wear, huh? But…

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Clarins Eye Quartet Mineral Palette Collector Edition

Just a very quick post today, to show you this Clarins Eye Quartet Mineral Palette Collector Edition palette. This contains four wet-and-dry formula powder shadows (Wear them dry for a subtle, shimmery effect, and wet if you’re looking for deeper pigmentation)…

Forever Amber

Leather and lace

[Lace skirt: River Island // sweater: Ralph Lauren (gift) // faux fur scarf: ASOS // Boots: Sam Edelman* // Bag: Marc by Marc Jacobs*] Just a very quick post today, folks: I’m actually writing this on Sunday, and Terry and…

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Cut-Price Pin-Up

Dress: Missguided c/o MoneySupermarket.com // Belt: New Look // Shoes: Office (c/o) // Sunglasses: House of Harlow ‘Chelsea’ // Nude fishnet tights: Accessorize // Coat: in the car, waiting to be replaced once these photos were taken (although it was…

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Beauty Closet Clearout: January "empties"

Back at the start of the month, I declared my resolution to finally use up some of the half-finished bottles of body lotion and other products that have been lurking at the back of the bathroom cupboard for God knows…

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The Black and White Days

[Dress: River Island (2012) // Top: Primark // Boots: Topshop (2011) // Bag: vintage, c/o my mum's closet // sunglasses: House of Harlow 'Chelsea' (sold out in black, but in tortoiseshell here)] I’m embarrassed to admit it – although probably not nearly as embarrassed as I…