Tuesday, 27 November 2012

Miranda Kerr

Hey everyone!

The celebrity featuring in my post this week is none other than the pure beauty Australian model and Victoria Secret Angel, Miranda Kerr.

You always manage to see Miranda topping any of the top 100 sexy lists just because she is so beautiful! Esquire UK even gave her the "Sexist Woman Alive 2012" award. I think many models and especially the VS Angels, have their own trademark when it comes to their look and modelling style. For Miranda Kerr, it is definitely her dimples. Famous celebrity photographer (who has worked with many celebrities and fashion models such as Tyra Banks, Naomi Campbell, Heidi Klum, Gisele Bundchen) said in regarding to Miranda: "The US have fallen in love with her. We love her because she has the most incredible girl-next-door look and she's also insanely beautiful. It means women are not intimidated by her looks and guys think they might be able to talk to her. It's a fantastic combination... people want to be around her; she's fun on a shoot... and she's not stupid, which can be a very annoying trait among some models."

I think it is so true, she has a very soft and delicate face which is enhanced by her dimples. Basically, I am jealous and always wish I had dimples. I sometimes manage to convince myself that I have dimples by smiling a certain way... but people just tell me I look weird instead. Annnnyyywaaaaaay...

Apart from being a natural beauty she's also a naturally able fashionista. She's another one of those effortlessly stylish women! Here is a photo of her shot a few days ago that I found on Vogue.co.uk :)
SO CUTE! I love girly, cute looks like this. For her day out in New York she wears a denim jacket over a white shirt and a skater skirt. She wears brown ankle boots and tops it off with a felt hat and ponyskin shopper.

If this outfit inspires you, here are some alternatives that I've found available on the High Street currently!

The bag is my favourite part of this outfit :) I hope you like it.
You can find the items here:
Wedge ankle boots, New Look £24.99
Skater skirt, Topshop  £16
Shirt, H&M    £12.99
Fedora hat, River Island  £15
Denim jacket, H&M   £14.99
Faux fur shopper, Whistles (available on Asos)  £175


Wednesday, 21 November 2012


Hey guys!

One thing that I can't live without (yes this will be very cliché) is my music! (It might surprise you but I love to sing and perform... even though sadly I don't really do any of that anymore). There have been so many good albums come out recently that I've been loving and Rihanna's Unapologetic is definitely one of my favourites so far. She is the definition of bad ass. This week Rihanna has been on her 777 tour promoting her new album and has been dominating online media this week.

So, my chosen celebrity/music artist for this week is Rihanna. Not only has she practically gained world domination with her music since the start of her career in 2005, but she's gained a name for herself in the fashion industry due to her FIERCE and PROVOCATIVE style. No other celeb sells Sex and Glam like she does! When I feel like entering up my inner ghetto-ness, she's the one I turn to ;)
She loves her black and leather but she's so experimental with prints, patterns and colours and is not afraid to wear whatever she wants and however she wants it! She's one of those 'style icons' that you could honestly say that she truly has her own fashion identity and is not dictated by any style icon of the past or present. But anyway, enough of that, I'm sure you know all this already!

The picture I've chosen and found an alternative outfit for is a recent snap of Rihanna in New York.
Source: Vogue.co.uk
She looks so fierce I love it. She wears a burgundy shearling coat (Acne) and a camouflage jacket over a plain black tank top and skinny jeans. She tops it off with a pair of Timberlands <3 br="br">

Here are some alternatives that you may be interested in. The coat I've found is of similar style but in black. I think it's a good investment for winter... it can be dressed down as Rihanna does here or dressed up.
The coat is Warehouse from Asos and the camo jacket is from New Look, although you can find many other alternative camo jackets from River Island and Topshop.

I hope you like it!

Friday, 16 November 2012


Hey guys :)

If you remember me mentioning the fashion photoshoot I organised with two of my lovely pals a few weeks ago... well we received the photos last week and I am excited to be able to finally show you guys what we got up to!

The photoshoot surrounded a military theme however we wanted to have fun with it and add personality so a lot of the shots were quite natural and playful. We wanted to capture the models playing around and having fun! This is why we added some fun 'props' to the set ;). We also wanted to capture some of the style of famous photographer, Terry Richardson, who is known for doing crazy portrait studio shots with character.

Check out the Nerf gun and bubblegum :D The amount of shots it took to try and get those perfect bubblegum shots... but it was a laugh the whole time! The models were so amazing and excellent sports! We got them to cat fight, do push-ups, do army workouts, blow bubblegum until their jaws fell off, shoot Nerf guns at each other... no i'm only kidding about that last part, we're not that mean. Oh and there is plenty more shots including army paint and mohawk hair too! Our photographer Daniel McAvoy did a fantastic job. I'll have to edit these and produce a fashion spread for a magazine out of them so I'll be sure to keep you posted when I finish the spread.

Anyways, I hope you enjoyed looking at these shots! I will have another post up in a few days about my next celebrity and where you can find her outfit for less ££ :)


Thursday, 1 November 2012

Olivia Palermo

Hey all!

I love prints, patterns and anything fun and quirky when it comes to fashion but I do love a good classic look. It's always good to buy a new variation of the jean or a new crisp shirt or even a leather staple skirt to mix and match with your colourful wardrobe. For me, no one does chic classic style like socialite, actress and style icon, Olivia Palermo. She is excellent at mixing and matching different items of clothing to suit whatever occasion. A lot of people (definitely including me) all have their moments where they look at their wardrobe each morning and angrily huff and puff the words "I don't have anything to wear!!!" Well, I feel like if I had Olivia Palermo's wardrobe, I wouldn't ever have to say these words again because her clothing is simply so versatile. I will never get sick of my clothes EVER!!

She has been snapped wearing the jumper over shirt look quite a few times recently in New York which I've adopted.
Source: Vogue.co.uk

Source: The Olivia Palermo Lookbook
She is so glamourous even when she is dressing casually. She also always brings comfort into her style as well unlike other style icons. And don't you think celebrities in New York etc. always look so fab walking their dogs. It's become sort of an A-list thing hasn't it?? Maybe I'll get a dog.

She is wearing a short sleeved tan poncho by Vince (just under £200) in both the photos with a variation of shirt underneath. I've managed to find an alternative poncho sweater in Zara... not exactly the same texture as it's a different knit but the style is the same and that works well for me :D. River Island also do a selection of shirts which are great for layering.

Here is where you can purchase:
Poncho, Zara
Silk white shirt, River Island
Denim shirt, River Island
Blue shirt, River Island

Have a good rest of the week!
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