I feel like as influencers we are always talking about what we have just purchased or what is on our wish list, however we rarely talk about how much we are wearing or using those purhcases after a few months and really talking about how they have withstood the test of time. So after seeing a couple of Youtubers do this video I really wanted to share this with all of you, what my most worn items in my wardrobe are, ranging from fashion to jewellery and accessories.
I would’t call myself a compulsive shopper, and I actiually feel that I don’t shop that much at all. I like to invest in luxury fashion so I usually buy a couple of key pieces each season which I feel work with a number of existing items in my wardrobe and which I hope to love for years to come, but like everyone I too have those key times which I wear time and time again and which I feel were definitely worth the money, whether they were expensive or not! A lot of these pieces are things which not only have I worn for years but which I also can wear during multiple seasons and most of the time they are neutral pieces which classic cuts that go with pretty much anything.
So I hope you enjoy this video and that perhaps it gives you some ideas when you’re looking for key pieces to invest in that will see you through for many years!
I am back with a monthly favourites and in this one, to add into the mix also has a couple of disappointing products in there. With Spring on our doorsteps a lot of brands have been launching their new collections and I was very excited to try out a few of them, especially when it came to lip products, however after trying a few of these at the counters themselves I was quite disappointed to find they really weren’t anything like I was expecting them to be. So I thought I would share my thoughts with you, just so you can avoid spending money on things you might not end up using. I feel this can especially be the case when you are shopping online, as swatches on screen can be quite deceiving and you can’t really tell what a texture will be like without trying a product on.
Other than that I am sharing with you my usual beauty, skin care and fashion favourites for the month of April so I hope you enjoy this video, and if you do please don’t forget to subscribe to my channel.
So Spring is finally here, well sort of – this English weather has not been on its best behaviour, but there have been a few days where the sun has been shining so I decided to start getting my Spring wardrobe ready and since I was going away on holiday to Malta it was the perfect excuse to get myself a few more summer bits.
Spring trends have really got me excited because there are so many crisp poplin cotton style tops and shirts which are one of my favourite things, and given I was on the hunt for a new white top (you can never have too many of those!) I checked out what Zara and Adolfo Dominguez had and found quite a few options! I have to admit that I have also been very impressed with Zara’s collection for Spring and actually since filming this video I have picked up a few other bits because they have so many classic, versatile yet still trendy pieces this season! I have also been after a pair of boyfriend jeans for a while, and I purchased a pair from Net-A-Porter which you would have already seen featured in this blogpost.
So this one really is a mixed bag with some high street and some designer pieces, and some of the stuff featured is actually on sale right now so well worth checking it out! I hope you enjoy this video and if you do please don’t forget to subscribe to my Youtube channel!
Seen as so many of you enjoyed my shoe collection video, I thought I would share with you today my designer handbag collection.
Handbags are my guilty pleasure, and I find no better way of treating myself than buying a one of these beauties for myself. I do only own designer handbags at the moment, just because they are pieces I cherish for a very long time and in a way I also feel like they are somewhat of an investment given most of them have quite good resale value, so I prefer to save up for one designer purchase than buy lots of cheaper ones.
From the time I graduated from university I would either get a handbag as a present from my family for a special occasion or I would save up to buy myself something I had been eyeing up for a while and this is really how I have built my collection. I also don’t hang onto bags that no longer really fit my style or that I feel would have better home somewhere else, so I do sell some pieces on Depop and Vestiare Collective (I will link my accounts below so you can check them out) and use this money to then put towards new handbags.
In this video I am sharing all my collection from shopping bags, to clutches so I hope you enjoy it and if you do please don’t forget to subscribe to my Youtube channel.
If you follow me on Instagram and snapchat you will probably know I have headed out on holiday to Malta, but before I left I did a little bit of cheeky shopping and seen as most of you loved my last unboxing video, I thought I would share what I had bought this time by unboxing it on camera once again! It is something I have been in two minds about buying for quite a while, because I feel like it is quite a trend based purchase and I wasn’t sure it was worth the investment. But last week I finally took the plunge and headed to Gucci to get these. I hope you enjoy this video and if you do please don’t forget to subscribe to my Youtube channel
My current wardrobe set up is very far from what it would ideally be for me. I like to think I am quite organised and I do have a bit of OCD, so I love everything to be stored away and out of sight, but unfortunately in my house the wardrobe space is quite limited so things aren’t as well stored as I would like them to, but I have definitely learnt how to make the most out of a small space.
In this video I wanted to show you how I store everything from bags, to shoes and clothes and also share with you some tips I have learnt along the way of how to save space and organise things so that they are accessible but still tidy.
I am also showing you some of my old and current favourites, so I hope you enjoy this video and if you please don’t forget to subscribe to my Youtube Channel.
Its finally Spring here in the UK and surprisingly enough it feels almost like summer. The sun has been out, trees are filled with flowers and the city looks stunning! This has to be one of my favourite times of year, because everything jus looks so beautiful covered pastel pinks, greens and blues and the weather is just perfect, barring the frequent rainy days we normally get in this country!
I usually like to invest in a few key pieces each season and then I’ll keep some of my special purchases for when seasonal sales come around, but this year I have to admit that I have been wanting to buy so many things for Spring. So in this post I want to share with you how I have incorporated into my wardrobe and outfits this years’ Spring trends.
The ‘Ruffle’ Trend
Ruffles have been all over runways for a long time now and frankly they were something I couldn’t say I loved at the time, but they have slowly grown on me. I think they add a very feminine touch to any outfit and they can instantly make a high street piece look high end if done in the correct fabric, because they add that touch of drama and opulence. I don’t like to over do it, but I think strategically placed ruffles can definitely be very flattering and recently they are just about everywhere so there is a lot to choose from. A few of my favourite items have to be the Valentino Ruffle Dress which also incorporates the bell sleeve trend, and a number of tops I spotted in Zara. I think they are really ones to look outdoor this season. They have some amazing tops incorporating this trend in both casual and more dressy forms. I have linked a few of my favourite pieces below.
But the star of the show for me this year was this Roksanda Iklinic inspired white Spring coat by Zara. The spring coat is a piece I have always loved, I think I would comfortably say its my favourite item of clothing. I find them so elegant, flattering and they can just elevate any outfit. I love them in every style but my favourite is a tailored fit. They are the perfect cover up for those warm but yet breezy Spring days, and they can add the perfect finishing touch or a pop of colour to a very simple outfit making it look almost runway ready.
This piece has the perfect slim line fit with strong shoulders which in my case really balances out my body shape. I also love how the ruffle trend has been incorporated in a very subtle and wearable way. They had this piece in pink, black and white and although I was initially going to take the pink given its so on trend this year, when I saw the white I just couldn’t resist. I think its such a versatile piece that you can dress up or down and that has the perfect length to pair with both trousers and dresses.
The ‘Boyfriend’ Jeans
This is a trend I have to admit I have struggled to get on board with for a few years. I never though I pair of baggy jeans could look flattering on my body but I saw so many influencers styling these on Instagram that eventually it grew on me. I don’t think I could fully embrace the boyfriend look as it just doesn’t go with the rest of the pieces in my wardrobe which are quite classic, but when I found skinny boyfriend jeans I thought these were the perfect combination of casual, easy going yet not too grungy.
Recently I purchased these from Frame at Net-a-Porter and I have to say that as soon as I tried them on I was in love. I have worn these to death and I love how comfortable and easy yet chic they look. These ones are quite low waisted and not too long which means when yo fold them up they show off the slimmest part of your ankle making them very flattering. I think these look great with anything from sneakers to stilettos and they are the perfect alternative to the classic skinny jeans. Mine are in a medium wash which makes them perfect for Spring and the fabric is a little stretchy so they’re super comfortable but still cling on to all the right places. A lot of the boyfriend jeans these season are in distressed denim but I wanted a more classic feel so I decided to take these which in my opinion are good balance of being on trend yet not loosing my style completely.
The ‘Pink’ Trend
Pink is huge this season, and although I feel like pastel shades are always on trend in Spring this year the colour pink seems to have a very special place not only in pastel shades. I have seen so many designers style a full head-to-toe pink look, and while that can look amazing on the runway I think its not a look most people would wear in every day life.
I personally have never found pink a very flattering colour on my complexion. I feel like it brings out my yellow undertones and makes me look quite sallow or washed out depending on the shade of pink. Given it was hugely in trend though I really wanted to incorporate some pieces into my outfits and I found the easiest way to do that was through accessories.
These shoes and handbag both from Louis Vuitton are pieces I have had for quite a while but hadn’t really worn together very much because I though it was a bit of pink overdose, but I paired them for this outfit and I actually really liked how it turned out. I admit these are in a very muted shade of powder pink but they are a great way to incorporate the colour if you are not willig to go all the way. I also love how Max Mara incorporated pink in quite a subtle way with their powder pink tailored suit and as I mentioned earlier the Valentino ruffle dress is a firm favourite. I think these are all fairly neutrally coloured pieces which you could pair with existing items in your wardrobe so they are a great way to get started on this trend.
The Timeless Spring Staple
Finally I wanted to talk about white tops. If you have been following me for a while you will have probably seen these featured in a number of my videos and blog posts and that is because frankly I don’t think I could ever own enough. I find the shade super flattering and key staple in everyones wardrobes not only for Spring but really all year round. In spring I love pairing it with pastel shades and beige because I think it gives such a feminine yet elegant touch to any outfit.
This year I have I have been seeing so many white cotton poplin tops, which I will talk about in another blog post because they deserve an entire write up to themselves. But on the whole because white is such a neutral colour its the perfect way to incorporate other trends such as ruffles or to balance out an outfit with a lot of colour. I have been loving a few white tops from Zara which I have linked below and a firm favourite which I am wearing here is the piece from Massimo Dutti which I got last Spring. This is quite a loose fitted top so its perfect for a relaxed yet still polished look and I find the neckline is super flattering both when you wear it on its own or to wear under a blazer or coat.
On the whole I have to say I feel like I have embraced a lot more trends this Spring than I have other seasons, but always in a way that flatters my body shape and that fits in with my style. I think the key to trends is that you should always adjust them to fit your personal style and what you feel comfortable with as opposed to the other way around. I would love to know what trends you have been digging this Spring so let me know in the comments below!
I am back with a monthly favourites and as usual its a little late, but before April ends I thought I would let you know what I have been loving throughout March. With Spring already here a lot of brands have been launching their new collections and there has been a few things I have loved from the new launches including a brow powder by Fleur de Force which has revolutionised my life. In this one I am also sharing my favourite book and tv show for the last couple of months as well as some fashion pieces which I have been loving. So I hope you enjoy it and if you do please don’t forget to subscribe to my Youtube Channel.
I love watching unboxing videos on Youtube, so today I thought I would share with you my very first unboxing video!I recently popped to Harrods and although this purchase may feel a little bit strange at this time of the year, when I saw these I just couldn’t resist. So in this video I’m reviewing and sharing with you my latest super indulgent treat from Dior.
Dior is a brand I have loved for years, and I could probably say that it is my favourite high end designer. I love what the brand stands for and the timeless elegance of all their pieces. It is a brand that has moved on with the times and have come up with some super trendy pieces, especially in eyewear fashion, but have also retained that classic and evergreen elegance specially in their fashion. I absolutely love their clothes, which make you feel elegant and sophisticated whilst still on trend. The same with their handbags, which I have a few of and to top it all off their customer service is absolutely amazing – you definitely feel like a princess every time you pop into one of their boutiques.
I also feel that Dior has remained a little more exclusive perhaps because its not as popular as brands like Chanel and you don’t see their accessories over and over again. So overall its a brand I love and this purchase is something I think I will cherish for a very long time.
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My love for handbags is something you must surely be aware of by now! I honestly could never have enough and as of late I have been loving the smaller kind and in this post I wanted to share with you my latest indulgence – the Saint Laurent Classic Medium Monogram Tassel bag in midnight blue python. This stunning beauty doesn’t come cheap at over £1,900 but compared to other designer hand bags I have to say it is pretty reasonably priced and it is so beautiful that once I saw it I just couldn’t help myself.
I have to admit it wasn’t a complete impulse buy, because I had the same bag in black suede for a couple of years and I recently sold this on Vestiare Collective because the suede was a little faded and I fancied an upgrade. Initially I was thinking of getting something completely different altogether, but after browsing a lot of different brands I decided that I actually really loved the design of this bag. Despite it being a relatively small bag it is actually very functional, because you can fit a lot of stuff inside and if like me you are not very tall you can wear it both over the shoulder and cross body which means it easily transitions from day to night. The inside of the bag is quite plain without too many separate compartment, but this means that it actually offers a lot more space. It only has a couple couple of flat pockets on one side to fit something small things like a credit card. However, the bag is quite structured, which I quite like as this means it holds it shape well even if you squish it around a little when travelling.