Monday, 24 August 2015

OUTFIT IDEA FOR #BLFW


Hey Guys! 

Today's post is in preparation of the fast approaching Blogger's Fashion Week! If you didn't already know, Blogger's Fashion Week is an exciting event held in central London where bloggers have the opportunity to meet a whole variety of brands as well as enjoying cupcakes, treats and catwalk shows. I find it a really great opportunity to network with both brands and other bloggers and this year I have been lucky enough to be chosen as a VIB (Very Important Blogger)!

ONE TIP: Bring your business cards, if you have some!



So, here I have put together an outfit, as an idea for what I might wear to Blogger's Fashion Week! As you may already know I tend to wear a lot of black and white so for me, a little black dress and heels is the perfect combo for an event. 

The dress is a suede style lace up shift from Mango at £39.99 and is also available in tan - which I love but just didn't think it would look right on me. 

The black heels are from New Look at £27.99. These are very high which I love as I'm quite short and also these are really comfy considering the height of the heel. 

My handbag is from Kurt Geiger at £220.00 - this is something I use everyday and love! This is available in all different colours and I want everyone of them but having it in grey I find matches to almost everything. 

Lastly i've added a pop of colour with my red tassel necklace which was from Topshop. This can no longer be found on the website but I recommend going into a store to pick out jewellery anyway as they always have some great offers in the sale etc...    




My make up will depend on how it goes on the day haha and how much patience I have with my eyeliner. I often use the Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette on my eyes. At the moment I am using the Maybelline Fit Me Foundation in shade 115. If anyone is interested in seeing how I do my full make up look then do let me know and I will put together a YouTube video. 

Lastly - I decided to include these new gorgeous flats in this post - because sometimes if your walking around London on your feet all day you're going to need a pair of flats. I literally just picked these up at the weekend from Office and they were in the sale at £35.00 - there so comfy too! 






I hope you've enjoyed today's post, I'm really looking forward to meeting everyone at the event! Let me know if you're going to be there and I'll try and look out for you.

What outfit will you be wearing? 

Lots of Love 

Amy xo 
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Friday, 14 August 2015

BEACH BAG ESSENTIALS | BOOHOO


Hey Guys! 

Hope everyone is enjoying their summer, I can't even begin to describe how jealous I am of everyone whose already been on holiday. I'm hoping too book something last minute very soon just to go and find the sunshine for a week! 

Anyway today's post is all about beach bag essentials featuring one of my favourite online fashion brands, Boohoo! I was so excited when Boohoo contacted me and asked me to pick a couple of favourites from their summer shop, although this made me realise I actually wanted the entire website at the time! Picking my favourite items was hard as Boohoo have so much to choose from. In the end I decided to go for some bright and colourful items for the beach as I often find myself turning to black and white clothing most days... 



So here are just a few things which I would normally include in my beach bag. Suncream is an obvious one for me as I have fairly pale skin and tend to burn really easy. When i'm away in really hot weather I often start off by using a factor 20, which is why i've chosen the 'Nivea Protect and Bronze.' 
Another sun cream I really like a the moment is the 'Hawaiian Tropic Silk Hydration' - it's really moisturising and leaves my skin with a  nice shine whilst protecting from the sun. 

Also in my beach bag are the essentials such as sunnies and a hair tie, something that definitely came in handy when shooting this post as the weather was so windy down at the seafront. Both of these, which are photographed above are from Boohoo. Another essential, obviously would be a beach towel, this one I found in Primark and was just £4.60 - Bargain! 

 Another thing I often keep with me is a spray, just to keep you feeling and smelling fresh. I wouldn't ever take one of my more expensive perfumes to the beach so this bottle of 'Mist You Madly' by 'Soap & Glory' is the perfect beach bag spray. It's just £6.50, so I wouldn't be too worried if this went missing whilst at the beach. 

Lastly, in my beach bag I would often carry a hair brush. This is a new favourite of mine - it's a 'Lee Stafford Argan Oil Paddle Brush'- this brush is infused with Argan Oil so it leaves your hair feeling conditioned and with a healthy shine! 



For beachwear I chose these really cute pom pom shorts as I thought they would be perfect for just wearing around the pool or at the beach. They're super comfy and will go with most things too. Boohoo also do these in a whole different variety of colours and styles so I may have to treat myself to some more of these! 

My swimsuit is also from Boohoo, I loved this style as it covers up a bit more of my 'less toned' areas - leaving me feeling body confident on the beach! This is on the website at only £18.00 and also comes in a variety of colours including a gorgeous mint green! The links are all below. 










I'd love to know what are your beach bag essentials? 

Hope you've enjoyed this post!

Lots of Love

Amy xo 








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