Sunday, 1 February 2015

Chatty Feet Giveaway

Hey all, one of my favourite parts of the year is coming and as soppy as that sounds, I love valentines day! I suppose being happy in love helps but I think it's a day for all to appreciate their loved ones. 

This post is short but sweet as I want to introduce a brand to you who epitomize fun and quirky accessories. Chatty Feet are a brand purely selling comedic character socks that are perfect for brightening up these colder months. They are hosting a Valentines themed giveaway for you to win a set for yourself and the person you love or enjoy hanging out with!!
Chris and I got sent a few pairs and it was so much fun being able to wear them together. We particularly like the new in Danny and Sandy ones because the characters match. Already he has stolen my Kloss the clown pair as well, but i'll let him as it is a holiday to be nice to one another haha!! 
So go enter the giveaway for your chance to win some of your own! 

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Thursday, 29 January 2015

It's okay to sparkle in the darkness.

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I don't really know why but I fancied writing a more chunky post today. I don't intend on writing anything here that will stay with you for years to come, more like an explosion of thoughts that I have been saving up lately and want to express.
Days are coming by quickly and with each one, over the past few weeks (since the start of the new year) I feel as though I've changed slightly. Change in my opinion can only be seen as a good thing if you think positively, but I am struggling to keep up that glow of a 'new year new start' attitude.

Last night it occurred to me that I don't let on how stressed out and tired I actually am. Not with anything big as such, like nothing drastic or sad has happened, just the general every day goings of life and the small annoyances that come with it. It caught up with me how soon my whole life is going to change completely, with the move to London!! I am relocating which means change in environment, seeing my family a lot less and making a new start in new surroundings. Along with this I also realised that lately I have lost a lot of friendships and sometimes this is for the better but I also wander if there was anything more I could have done.
What I am thinking really is the small constant changes in life that happen on a daily basis do eventually just catch up with you. Last night they all did, and I'll admit I got a bit emotional thinking about everything and also about how I am myself as a person. What I came to realize (with the help of my boyfriend and best friend Steph after ranting to them) is that in order to be happy with changes and progress I must be happy in myself. 

So this brings me to the present and why I felt writing a post on how I'm feeling had any significance what so ever. I wanted to tell you guys that do read this blog that it's okay sometimes to just be sad, let those emotions of change and progress catch up with you. Hold onto them for a little while, really cherish memories you made along the way and then let them go, like falling to sleep and starting a fresh day.

Change is for the better and I have a lot to come over the next few months. Becoming an Auntie for the first time, moving to London and hopefully seeing more progress on my blog! It's all exciting and I wish to share it all on here for you guys to see, and for myself to look back on in a few months or years time. That way when these emotions catch up with me again I can look back and see that I got through it this time and I will be able to again. so if you are reading this and understand what I mean, maybe you feel like you are in the middle of a 'change period' then let it happen, be okay with it and learn to love yourself and the journey you are on. We all sparkle in our own way! 
A really lovely follower of mine on Twitter (@Mar_bear_) said to me 'Don't compare your beginning to somebody elses middle' and she is so right. We all do this, and social media makes it even easier to feel less fortunate than others. All I can say is learn to love who you are, what you have and how you share it with the world. That way we can all progress in our own way and enjoy seeing each others journeys in a less selfish and jealous manner.

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Start jumper - Missguided
High waisted mom jeans - Missguided 
Lace collared shirt - Vintage
Black loathers - Primark
Shell necklace - Sugar and Vice
The outfit to accompany this post is very mermaidy in detailing. I brought the crop star embellished top in the Missguided sale, and it is adorable! Worn with Missguided mom style jeans, loathers and a cute collar poking out! The shell necklace was perhaps taking the sparkly, cute thing too far but I couldn't help myself! 

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Monday, 26 January 2015

City streets are talking.

 Hey all, feels like it's been a while since I posted an outfit on here, but i'm back with another!! It seems as of late I mainly wear Missguided, vintage clothing and items I've owned for years! I think my lack of money and this cold weather has meant my personal style has become a bit stagnant and boring, well to me I feel it has.
It's nice though as the weekends to be able to dress up a little bit more, wear something new and make the most of my many coats! This monochrome and fur beaut is one I got whilst working at Miss Selfridge. 
My outfit was constructed over the roll neck jumper top from Missguided because it's new I wanted to make the most of it. Worn with a skater skirt, vintage cardie, tights and loathers for a simple look that I felt was perfect for the weekend. 

Roll Neck Top - Missguided

Skirt - Newlook
Cardie - Vintage
Tights and shoes - Both Primark
Coat - Miss Selfridge

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