Let’s be honest, the hiking boot trend has been completely overhauled this past few weeks by the gorgeous Holly Willoughby just chilling in her Grensons in the I’m A Celeb jungle. But, we can’t all afford £250 boots just because they look cute, can we? Definitely not in my case so the fabulous Ego Shoes have come to the rescue with some absolute beauties. These are the Kris chunky boots and they are unbelievably comfortable. They are also under £60 which is a bargain for a sturdy pair of boots and definitely awesome for a trend led piece. Plus, they always have awesome discounts on site and you can grab student discount too if you’re lucky to be that young!
Eeeek, I think we all saw Fashion’s Dirty Secret on BBC last week and were all suitably shocked. I had never heard of the Aral Sea, nor did I realise that the jeans I’ve been buying could have contributed to the complete lack of water that has plagued the poor towns and villages around this area. This paired with the horrific polluted waters from the factories of our well known high street brands was almost too much to watch. I won’t go into every detail of the show in this post because you probably watched it but we all know that fast fashion seriously has something to answer for when it comes to the environment.
Sundays are the days for having fun, doing something cute with the people you love and chilling out to the max. This weekend we had a DIY and jobs day on Saturday after a crazy weekend of entertaining the weekend before and then Sunday was all about relaxing and taking time for ourselves.
Whilst DIYing and general life changes happening everything can get a bit crazy so it was time for a fun day to ourselves. We headed out for some house shopping at H&M home, some autumnal warming lunch at Pieminister and a cinema trip to watch Winnie The Pooh (seriously cute, go and see it!). If we have plans like this for a Sunday then I’ll get a proper ‘outfit’ together and hopefully get an outfit snap or two! Saturdays are spent food shopping and cleaning so usually not a sassy outfit and usually hair up in a pineapple so here’s my casual but with a funky red lip outfit to head out in.
Ok, when I say capsule, I mean it’s all put together like an edit – there isn’t necessary the minimal amount of clothes that I could possibly have here. And, full disclosure, I’m missing some shirts from this line up because they needed ironing and it was easier to take them out of shot. Real talk.
Last weekend I had a very lovely visit to the new Converse store that’s recently launched at East Midlands McArthurglen Designer Outlet and we were greeted by wall to wall Converse – exactly what you’d expect.
I know what you’re thinking, weren’t they all just random neon yellow pairs that no one wanted from online? I’m not going to lie to you, there were a few random pairs knocking about on their sample sale style walls but seriously, there were so many bargains and so many pairs that you’d really want. These guys? £60 on the highstreet – so many pairs in every size for £40. That’s a £20 saving and £20 more to spend in the Cadbury outlet store. Yep.
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Another post full of shopping-enabling picks for you today, gals. I don’t know what happened but after I tried on this amazing River Island crochet jumper I’ve been obsessing over yellow. 100% my new fave colour of the summer. I picked up some amazing yellow sandals in Primark last week and I’m just trying to stop myself buying all of the picks in this post! Let me know what you think about these pieces in the comments.
When I was younger I loved styling, I was much more into ‘fashion’ than I am now and it was all about the statement piece for me. These days, as I’ve grown up a little bit I’m more about style, classics and the odd trend that catches my eye! Of course I love a good statement piece still but I’m definitely more into wearing maybe one statement piece at a time with some classic pieces not 3!
Midi skirts used to give me nightmarish flash backs of my old school kilt that was absolutely huge, scratchy and not at all cute. Why did everyone else’s kilt actually fit them and the school shop lady thought I was apparently about 20 stone heavier than I was? No idea but it was horrific. Now, midi skirts are sassy, flirty and all kinds of Insta-worthy. These are 7 of the babes that I’ve spotted recently and wanted to share.
Wedding season is well and truly here, I don’t know how many hen and stag parties I’ve seen roaming the various cities I’ve visited recently but they are everywhere! I’m heading to one this week myself and I’m so excited as it’s my first wedding since I was 12 and a bridesmaid so it’ll be a very different affair to that one I expect. It’s also a good friend’s wedding and I’m just so thrilled for her I’m so excited to be celebrating with them! Here are three outfits that are perfect for this glorious weather and super happy occasions.