Tuesday, 30 November 2010

Laptop has broken :( So I'm currently on a proper computer (it just feels weird) which has painstakingly slow Internet connection so blogging may not be up to much for the next few days. It also means that Textiles is almost definitely not going to get done as most of my work (I had actually done some for once) is on said broken laptop.
On the good side, had another day off today because of the snow. And apparently its supposed to get worse overnight, so fingers crossed for another one tomorrow. I could get some more Textiles done too.

Also, I'm loving Adele's new song. It's kinda different from her old stuff, more upbeat. Don't think this is the real video, its just some studio footage they've used until the proper one is released.

That's all for now. Back to Textiles. x

Sunday, 28 November 2010


Emma Watson
Well, it only seemed right with the release of the new HP and all. With her being in the public eye for over 10 years from the age of 9, we've seen a lot and i mean a lot of bad outfits (I mean she was only 9) BUT in the past few years she turned into a bit of a style icon! And rightly so I think. She's a muse and model for Burberry and is a regular front row-er at many top shows at Fashion Week. More recently she's swapped her long curly locks for a cute cropped haircut, brave but it does work for her. Here's some of her best looks, (most of which are formal as I think she suits it better than casual style),and one of how she started out, just so you can have a little laugh compare. x

images from elleuk.com and google images

Nobody's gunna save my life

Managed to get into work today surprisingly and found that my jewellery allowance is due. That means £35 worth of jewellery for free! I'm not really a bracelet girl, I just wear my trusty Casio watch, so I mainly went for rings (which I am obsessed with) and a few necklaces. Also picked up a few earrings for my mam as I'd picked everything I wanted and I had about a tenner left over. Should be able to show you it all next week hopefully as the boss needs to sign it all off first.

In other news, still snowing! It's a shame we're already off tomorrow or we might just have been given a snow day. Fingers crossed for Tuesday.

Just doing more Textiles and listening to my new favourite song. Good video too, strange but good.

Sunday Style Snoop should be up later on today. x

Saturday, 27 November 2010

Battling the blizzard

Top, Jumper and Boots - Topshop, Leggings and Trench Coat - H&M,
The jumper and boots are old stock from Topshop, got boots maybe 3 years ago and jumper last year I think. Don't know where on earth the socks are from, found them at the back of the cupboard. Think they were my brother's when he was doing the whole Duke of Edinburgh thing and bought loads of 'necessities' that he never used again.

Currently watching the snow fall down (yes, it's still going) and Fly Away Home, you know, the cute film about the geese or ducks or whatever. Today's mainly a do-as-much-textiles-as-physically-possible day. So far, not much progress has been made and the deadline is quickly approaching. :( Oh oh.

Oh and btw, I do realise that my fringe is getting way too long. Wish it didn't grow so bloody quick! x

Thursday, 25 November 2010


Okay, granted, it wasn't a proper snow day as school wasn't closed. However, our school bus didn't turn up and even though I could have walked up to the town in 15 mins and got a service bus, after standing for almost an hour in the blizzard I simply couldn't. So I went home, put on a baggy hoody, wacked up the heating, drank hot chocolate and prayed for the snow to stop so I could still go out tonight.

As for tonight, it's still undecided. The problem is getting the 'Birthday Girl's' house. She lives in a little town, to get to which, you have to drive through lots of country lanes and back roads. Fingers crossed, the snow will stay off, it will slowly melt and the roads will be passable. :D

What the hell, might as well show you what the snow looks like from my house. x

Wednesday, 24 November 2010


Last day tomorrow until Tuesday so I'm looking forward to a nice long weekend off Sixth Form. Its Fran's birthday tomorrow so Sixth Form shouldn't be too bad plus I only have three lessons. On the night, we're all meeting for hers for drinks then off for a posh meal then back to hers for what could be an eventful night.

I'm just wearing the same dress I wore for a party a few weeks back but I'm undecided on how to do the hair. Straight or curly? I'll just have to wait and see what I think tomorrow.

The rest of my weekend is most definitely going to consist of coursework, coursework and even more coursework as we have a Textiles deadline for next week.

Completely irrelevant but funny image - reminds me of 'those' girls at Sixth Form. You know who I mean. Tangoed! x

Image from weheartit.com

Saturday, 20 November 2010

Off t' Yorshire like

Leeds was good. Went to see the brother who's living there after finishing uni. I love the place. I think I wanna go to uni there myself. It's not too big and not too small. And most importantly, the shopping is the best. Snapped a quick photo when I got back but I'm pretty knackered, and couldn't be bothered to stand taking a 'good' photo, so it's not the best. And excuse the facial expression.

Jacket - Topshop, Shirt - H&M, Necklace - Eclectic Eccentricity, Scarf - Vintage
Didn't get too much stuff mainly because my brother didn't wanna be trapsing around shops. Did get a dress for the Sixth Form Dinner Dance though which is a bit of a relief seen as though its 3 weeks away. Also got the Rimmel Matte Topcoat and Fran's birthday present. It's her birthday on Thursday and for some reason we have Friday and next Monday off Sixth Form so, Thursday could be a messy night. I mean, it is her 18th! So that's going to get me through the prospect of another boring week at Sixth Form. x

Wednesday, 17 November 2010

Time to do nothing

With no work left to do for Sixth Form, (apart from continuous never ending Textiles coursework of course) and all of assesments completed, I have nothing to do tonight. YEY! So I've just made a new page for the blog. It's my music playlist of what I'm listening to on repeat these days. I'll update it every few weeks or whenever I get a new favourite.

My favourite song at the moment is definately Sia - Clap your Hands. It was playing in one of Andy of Style Scrapbook's videos and I've had it on repeat ever since. It has a strange video like, so maybe just listen and don't look. :)

Monday, 15 November 2010

Slouchy Sunday

Didn't have anything planned for yesterday apart from lots of work. So after work (the other kind, the job) I just slouched around for the rest of the day. This included very small amounts or Sixth Form work, Sunday Dinner,Reading blogs, X Factor (why is Katie still getting saved?) and I'm a celeb. So overall a very relaxed and uneventful weekend.

I just had what I wore to work on, and then added a comfy cardi and a scarf. Perfect for lazing about. So, not a very exciting outfit post but I though one was seriously needed.

T Shirt: H&M, Jeans: Topshop, Cardigan: Vintage, Scarf: Vintage Rings: Matalan, Dorothy Perkins, Topshop

Sunday, 14 November 2010


Alice Dellal
A model whose style has always stood out for me. Her overall look is grunge inspired and very eye catching. That undercut is amazing and matches her style perfectly. She always looks effortlessly 'cool'. I want her hair. And I want all of her clothes. 'Nuff said.


(all images from google images or elleuk.com)

Friday, 12 November 2010

Snip Snip

I did it. Got the fringe. Didn't bottle it. And I think I like it. Well I'm slowing warming to it. After months of not having anything that even slightly resembles a fringe, or even any lengths shorter than my chin, it feels strange. But I'll get used to it like last time. Will probably need the fringe trimming in about a week and my hair grows insanely fast.

It must look different though. Even Dad noticed it had changed. And he never does. In fact, he said I looked like Katy Perry?! Before you say, I know I don't. I bloody wish I did though! And he already wears glasses so I dunno whats happened there. HA!

Anyway here it is. Picture's pretty shit quality but was took in a rush. That's all for tonight. Ciaoo x

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Thank God...

... it's Friday tomorrow! The week has dragged. A week full of freezing cold mornings, standing in torrential rain at the bus stop, pointless lessons at Sixth Form, waiting for Misfits to start(tonight! oh yeah), waiting for ELLE to arrive (came today) and mostly, waiting for the weekend!

Getting my hair cut tomorrow by this hairdresser I had years ago. Always liked how she did it but she moved salons to some place far away and only recently moved back. Think I'm going to go for the full fringe like I had a few years ago but I might wimp out. Just worried incase it looks shit, as that has happened before too. Think its best to take a photo in to show her what I want. Been looking at Erin Lucas off The City and hers is pretty nice. Let's just wait and see if it ends up looking anything like hers. HA!

Sunday, 7 November 2010

#004 VV Brown
VV is a singer, songwriter, model and now M&S poster girl (biggest achievement of the lot.) She has a very quirky style that is complimented perfectly by her very quirky hairstyle (you know, the quiff thing?) and always likes to experiment with her fashion choices. She wears mostly vintage clothing but is also seen wearing the work of designer Ashish rather a lot. Her music's alright too. I bought her first album and I really like it. Quite summery and upbeat! Anyway here's some snaps so you can judge her for yourself. x

Saturday, 6 November 2010


Yesterday was a pretty good day as far as Fridays go. Only had 3 lessons at sixth form. One of which was pastoral where we wrapped and filled shoe boxes for Operation Christmas Child (I love doing it!). Then went home at 12.30, so not a very taxing day. When I got in I started preparing for the party. Painted my nails with the colour that I got as a free gift with glamour magazine this month (Did anyone else get theirs?) Only bought it because of the free gift, I mean a full sized Nails Inc polish and magazine for £2 isn't bad. My mam actually picked it up for me and I have to say I was impressed with her colour choice. Its called Jermyn street and is classed as greige but it looks more purpley than in the photo.

Anyway went to the party about 7.30 and I have to say, although it took a little while to warm up (they always do), it was a really good night. Possibly too good as work this morning wasn't so enjoyable if you get my drift. Probably as I was on the vodka rather than the usual Kopparberg. Ah well. I didn't get a photo taken but I wore the dress I posted the other day with my black suede heels.

Went into Durham this afternoon but only bought an anniversary card for the ma and pa. 29 years tomorrow. I don't know how they've coped. So we're off out for Sunday Lunch tomorrow :) Also cooked tea tonight. I was rather adventurous I reckon and served up spaghetti with squid and prawns in a fennel sauce. Get me. Although I do feel slightly sick now. :S x