Thursday, 31 July 2008

Spot the difference

Rupert Sanderson Malone patent pumps, Net-a-Porter £310 v. Alma Court Shoe, Schuh £49.99

Christian Louboutin Balacorta patent flats , Net-a-Porter £285 v. Mossimo Deann Patent flats, Target $13.99

Sigerson Morrison Metallic ballet flats, Net-a-Porter £330 v. Changing of the guards at Athens (click for link)

What I bought yesterday

Blue bag from Accessorize, £25 to £12.50/Headscarf from New Look £3/Blue Earrings from Superdrug £2.99

Tuesday, 29 July 2008


Whilst browsing the Dorothy Perkins website I came across these lovely bags at just £10 each - a lot less than the price you'd pay for a Chanel 2.55 bag which it looks remarkably like. Similarly, this ASOS bracelet again at £10 looks just like one of the straps on the Chanel bag.

Monday, 28 July 2008

Look of the week #2

I've been so busy this weekend so didn't have the chance to post on Saturday but finally here it is: Gillian Anderson at the X Files: I Want To Believe premiere in Los Angeles, last Wednesday. I just love the deep, blue colour against the silver necklaces. The neckline is very flattering too.

Friday, 25 July 2008

Ever wondered where your clothes are really from?

Well, I did. When getting changed the other night and flinging my clothes down on the floor in the usual fashion (I really don't know why I do that since I then have to bend down and pick them up afterwards) I noticed the label which said 'Made in Turkey'. "What?" I said, "my H&M vest top which I picked up locally?". This made me intrigued so I raided my multicultural wardrobe and discovered that my clothes have had more air miles than me! Where are your clothes made? Have a look on the labels and comment!

Click to enlarge. Map outline from wikipedia.

Tuesday, 22 July 2008

My 100th post!

It's a strange coincidence that my 100th post is nearly on the same day as my birthday (tomorrow!) and all I'm seeing are butterflies ...

Butterfly Print Popper Top £12 New Look / Butterfly Print Tee £10 New Look / Zimmermann Avalon strapless dress £225 Net-a-Porter / Foil Butterfly Print Long Sleeved Top £8 Matalan / Love Label butterfly print top £18 Littlewoods Direct / Cream butterfly and flower print sweat top £18 Debenhams / Zimmermann Avalon swimsuit £165.01 Net-a-Porter (LOOK AT THE SHAPE! ITS QUITE POSSIBLY THE BEST PIECE OF SWIMWEAR I HAVE EVER SEEN) / Cut Out 925 Silver Butterfly Necklace £12 Accessorize

Saturday, 19 July 2008

Look of the week #1

So each weekend I'm going to feature a 'Look of the week' where I show my favourite fashion related picture from that week. The first EVER look of the week goes to model Miranda Kerr who has allegedly just broken up from Orlando Bloom (Well, hello Orlando!). I'm a big fan of the colour black, as its so wearable and elegant, and Miranda's red lipstick complements it perfectly. Plus, I've always wanted to wear one of those veil things ever since I saw 101 Dalmatians when I was younger - in fact, I loved all of Cruella de Ville's outfits at the time, even down to her hair!

Thursday, 17 July 2008

If I had a spare £1655.35 ...

... I would buy these! So the shoes and the dress (oh! so floaty!) wouldn't go together but can you imagine the possibilities for either? And the jacket! I just love the buttons and the side pockets. The colour is great too, like the colour of the shoes are. All of the items are on sale yet they are still enormously expensive and even if I did have the money I think I'd find it hard to justify paying that amount. If I did buy them (I better buy a lottery ticket pronto) and wouldn't wear them just in case something happened, which would be so very typical. I can imagine wearing the CREAM jacket out somewhere and a car would go past and spray me with mud. I do honestly think though that I have actually fallen head over heels (!) in love with these three garments though.

Chloe Strapless pleated dress £1,099.60 from £2,749 Chloe Piped leather sandals £228.75 from £305 Burberry Marrick cropped trench £327 from £545 All via Net-a-Porter

Saturday, 12 July 2008


I don't usually wear skirts as I tend to stick to either full length or cropped jeans. I have so many pairs but only seem to actually wear a few of them! However, when I saw this skirt in New Look today (£28 to £12) I just had to try it on. I wasn't sure about it at first but decided to buy it anyway, on the given that I could always take it back (N.B. Never throw away receipts!). When I got home and tried it on again with my cream Mary Jane shoes I was glad that I had bought it and look forward to wearing it for a summer event of some kind. The skirt is available online at New Look's website or in store.

Saturday, 5 July 2008


Cotton Voile Trim Top, Warehouse, £15 from £22

Wednesday, 2 July 2008

Anna Wintour

Anna Wintour's decision to wear this dress no less than three times during the last fortnight has shocked many, including me. The dress in question is a Caroline Herrera dress, custom made. But should we really be shocked? Why shouldn't she wear a dress that she likes multiple times? Although I try to wear different things as much as possible I can see why she would want to, especially if the dress is comfy and flattering (as it clearly must be). Thoughts?