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Monday, 15 August 2016

Summer in the City

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Good evening and happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a wonderful weekend! 

You can't beat these lovely summer days we are currently having and it's the perfect occasion to finally wear my long lusted-after pom pom sandals! 

I first spotted these cute IRIS gladiator sandals on the feet of the lovely girls from Belle and Bunty and I knew I had to add them to my summer wardrobe! 

They are handmade in Crete, 100% leather, individually designed and best of all - super soft and comfortable!

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I've added some ChloƩ vibes by wearing my new ruffle blouse and saddle bag





Sandals: IRIS


Sunglasses: Taylor Morris




Photos by Vikki from Style&Minimalism
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Friday, 12 August 2016

Clarins Mix + Match Make up: Bold Lips Look

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If I had to pick my favourite piece of makeup it has to be a bright red lipstick! 

I love how a swipe of red lipstick can make you look instantly more put together but it is important to follow a few little tricks for keeping your skin looking flawless and your lips hydrated.

I've teamed up with Clarins to create this bold lip look using their mineral and plant extract enriched products from their Mix + Match Makeup line

Here is how I've achieved this look:

Contoured Complexion (Time: 5 Mins)

  •  Then I apply my Clarins Skin Illusion Foundation by warming it between my palms and smoothing over the face (I'm using shade 105 and I prefer using my finger tips for applying the foundation).
  • After that I put the Instant Concealer over my foundation to hide dark circles under my eyes and on any blemishes.
  •  Next up I contour and sculpt my face using the Bronzing Duo, dusting in a number 3 motion (butterfly wings) from the outer corners of the forehead along the cheekbones and down to the jawline.
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Defined Eye (4 Mins)

  • Then I use my Perfect Eyes and Brows Palette, to define and thicken my brows. Firstly,  I apply some brow wax to tame those loose hair. After that I take the powder and run it through my brows natural shape to fill in and brush through with the wand.
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Bold Lips (1 Min)

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Monday, 8 August 2016

Bell sleeves

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Happy Monday everyone! I hope you had a great start to the week!

This top was love at first sight with it's gorgeous colour, bell sleeves and beautiful, floating texture. 

I can't wait to wear this top/dress on it's on own on holiday but for London I've paired it with boyfriend jeans and my favourite summer sandals.











Short necklace: E.C One

Long necklace: Daisy London


Shoes: similar here, here, here

Sunglasses: Rayban via Sunglass hut

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Wednesday, 13 July 2016

Denim on Denim

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Happy Hump Day everyone! I can't believe we are already half way through July ( you wouldn't think so judging by the weather anyways!)

 This is one of my typical on-the go looks atm - I can't wait to finally wear this cute poplin dress on it's own!






And as the weather is being super unpredictable my beloved wedge heels are having a break and instead I'm relying on my fave kicks again - oh British summer how I love you! 

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Clutch: here

Phone case: here

Ring: here  

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Tuesday, 28 June 2016

Good hair day everyday with Errol Douglas

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Wouldn't it be amazing, if every day was a good hair day? 

I've entrusted my locks to the lovely team at Errol Douglas the other week and I dare to say that they might have achieved just that! 

Tucked away in Motcombe Street, the salon is spacious and friendly and on my arrival I was warmly greeted by the receptionist!

I started of with a consultation to discuss what colour and style I would like and both Jasmin and Anna really paid attention to my hair and what I wanted out of my appointment. 
 
I'm so happy with my gorgeous honey blonde bob and the best of it - it's super easy to style! 

I've never thought of myself as being any good when it comes to styling my own hair but as it turns out,  it really is all about the right cut and some helpful tips from Anna.  
 

To keep my new do healthy and glossy I'm currently trying this Silke London turban which aims to fight off split ends, balances combination hair (dry ends and oily roots) and is meant to improve the growth of baby-hairs. 


I've been using this turban for nearly a month now and I can really tell that my hair gets less greasy and even my boyfriend recently commented on my glossy hair - so something must be working, right!?

Before I use my curling tongs I make sure to always use a heat protecting spray and I'm really happy with the Maria Nila cream heat spray, which is free of SLS and therefore really lightweight! 


With my hair being in such a happy place it would be rude not to put on a lovely dress and hit town and this is exactly what I've done this weekend! 

I wanted to wear something fun and casual and this Whistles shirt dress (which also comes in black here) fits just the bill - I've paired it with my go-to espadrilles and this cute Subella London bag! 








Dress: here, here, here 

Shoes: Here

Necklaces: Missoma



Sunglasses: Taylor Morris

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Tuesday, 21 June 2016

Venus Swirl Razor x ClassPass

To celebrate the launch of the new Venus Swirl razor, Venus has partnered with the hottest fitness network ClassPass.

I was lucky enough to attend one of their in-demand sessions at Lomax Gym, just in time to get my legs summer-ready! 
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Next to my legs I wanted to focus on my butt and core and this Venus Swirl Bench Lunge does just the trick:

Stand with your back to a bench, or any platform that is at about knee height

Take a big step forward and put the top of your left foot behind you on the bench

Bend the right knee, keeping it in line with the toes, until your right thigh is parallel with the floor, then stand back up

Keep hands together at chest level, focusing on using your core to steady yourself   

Repeat this movement for 8 reps, then swap and repeat on the other side 


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I've picked the bench lunge as my key move as it can be done in the gym as well as at home with a chair / coffee table. 

After my lovely gym session it was time to try the new Venus Swirl shaver with it's 'FlexiBall technology', which has been designed to contour the curves of your body and tackle those hard to reach areas with #MovesLikeNoOther for fewer missed hairs.

After applying the Satin Care shave gel (which comes with a drop of Olay) I went on to shave my legs and I did notice how more flexible the shaver is and tricky areas such as my ankles (where I always manage to get little cuts) and knees stayed without any harm!


The new blades have a 'MicroFine' comb to guide hair to the blades, which makes the blades much more effective! Thanks to their 'MoistureGlide' serum they glide easily along the skin (perfect for those last-minute shaves). 

 In stores nationwide now. To find out more, visit www.facebook.com/gillettevenusuk


I was wearing these fun, reversible Sweaty Betty leggings which are now on sale over here.


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Thursday, 16 June 2016

DisneyxCoach limited-edition collection

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 One is never too old for a little Disney magic in their life and that is why Coach and Disney have launched their fun limited-edition #DisneyxCoach collection in stores and online at coach.com.

With exclusive Mickey Mouse sketches from Disney's animators, the collection features a range of sneakers, t-shirts and you've guessed it, handbags! 

This cute shoulder bag is perfect for strolling around town and I love the pop of red!
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