Sunday, 5 February 2017

5 FROM ASOS







Weekday 

ASOS own 

Whistles 

Reclaimed Vintage 

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Saturday, 4 February 2017

A WISH LIST ON VILLOID

ON MY WISH LIST - ASOS WHITE Breton Stripe Cashmere Crew Neck Jumper (as seen on Anna from the Anna Edit)
ON MY WISH LIST - Equipment Jumper (as seen on Samantha Maria's blog)
ON MY WISH LIST - Celestial Sun & Moon Necklace by Elsie & Fred

If you love fashion and styling, Villoid is your man/woman/whoever else. Villoid was created by Alexa Chung which just makes me love it even more. I discovered this app a year or so ago and it's the bees knees for putting together outfits and for discovering new brands and styles. I love putting together items which I am planning on purchasing, items which I will probably never be able to purchase (yes I am looking at you embroidered bags), and seeing what other people have created on the app.



Because I always wish I could channel Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw -

Jimmy Choo Abel Velvet Pumps
Wood Wood Carly mohair and wool-blend sweater



ON MY WISH LIST - Bella Freud 'Sparkle 1970' Jumper
ON MY WISH LIST - Weekday Turtleneck Swing Dress in Black
Topshop Knitted Funnel Neck Sweater Dress



Bottom is Lucy Hale - I would love to try this hair and pair it with a similar jacket at a festival

Valentines Shmalentines

Topshop Fluffy Heart Ankle Socks
Bottega Veneta Cashmere Turtleneck Sweater in Antique Rose
ON MY WISH LIST - Miu Miu Printed Textured-leather Camera Bag



The best till last, i.e the Gucci bag of my dreams that I'll never be able to afford.

Gucci medium Sylvie applique tote
Olympia Le-Tan - Baxters Appliqued Cotton-faille Clutch in Cream
Kenzo Nasa Clutch
A Woman's World Embroidered Book Clutch, aka the cutest thing I have ever seen



All created on Villoid app





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Tuesday, 31 January 2017

LONDON | JANUARY 2017


"I have sailed the world, beheld its wonders
From the Dardenelles, to the mountains of Peru...


...but there's no place like London"



A severe lack of photos from my trip to London over the weekend - I was having the best time with my best friend that I didn't even think about taking any. The best breakfast at Bill's, South Kensington, being tourists at Buckingham Palace, matching heels, being ultimate tube warriors, shopping for days and putting the world to rights. Thank you pal, forever and always.


Outfit of the day:

Heels, skirt, scarf - Boohoo
Glitter socks - Missguided
Coat - Topshop
Sunglasses - Ray-Ban

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Sunday, 8 January 2017

FITNESS GOALS FOR 2017



I am certainly a creature of habit when it comes to giving up fitness-wise. This must be my millionth time attempting what many may call a 'fitness journey', but maybe documenting it on my blog will give me a smidgen of motivation. So here goes....

1

Be able to run 10k. I'm not fab at running but I am getting there at snail pace. I used to run frequently over the summer in 2015 and used an app called 5k runner, which actually helped my fitness improve so much. Me and some friends did a Pretty Muddy Race for Life event which was 5k and smashed it. It's not a race by any means and we know it wasn't the point of it, but we're go hard or go home gals so we really tried our best. We proved to ourselves we could do it.

Following on from that summer, I had a bit of a fitness blunder and more or less stopped altogether due to a number of factors, but excuses aside, here I am again, ready to tackle 5K runner and beyond.

2

Try something new. I tried Pilates once a few years ago and despite enjoying it I never went back. I'd really like to find something that thrills me and something I can't wait to do every week. I think I will add boxing to my list for now, I am yet to research my options.

3

Cycle more. I live in a part of England that is perfect for cycling, which is the Lake District. So I really have no excuse but to get my padded shorts on and spin till my heart is content. I have a bit of a fear of doing any form of exercise outside unless it's the unearthly hours of the morning when no one can see me, so that's another bridge I have to cross. I think I'd get so much more out of cycling if I wasn't so afraid of 'being seen', which is something I'm sure others can relate to. There's not an awful lot of time between the earliest hour I am willing to wake up or the time people start to get out and about so it definitely cuts my rides short.

4

Be able to plank for 2 minutes. 

5

Cook more. I definitely mean from scratch and not throwing things in the microwave (except to make scrambled eggs - who's with me?) I'm definitely what you would call an amateur in the cooking realm so I would really love to spend more time learning about food and nutrition and following recipes.





What are your fitness goals?

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Tuesday, 3 January 2017

NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS


My big and small goals for this year and beyond. I'm not promising myself that all these goals will be reached in the next year but I can at least make a start.


1. Get fitter and focus more on my mental health and wellbeing. Get a booty, be able to run 10k and give practising mindfulness a go.

2. Work Hard, Play Hard; say yes to more opportunities both within and outside of work and really work hard on my career. But also make an effort to do more in my free time.

3. Learn how to cook properly.

4. Actually catch up with old friends instead of just saying that I will. And do more with my parents and siblings.

5. Open a savings account and start saving, saving, saving.

6. Write way more.

7. Read at least two books per month - maybe even a third if I can. I would like to explore more genres and enjoy non-fiction as well as fiction.



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