Monday, 2 January 2017

5 Exciting Things To Come This Year

Happy New Year! I hope 2017 is getting off to a good start for you all now that the hangovers have passed! If you're like me and you haven't made major plans like booking holidays, there are still loads of things to look forward to from TV shows to music. Last year was pretty amazing for both - with Stranger Things and All Stars 2 keeping us glued to our screens and Beyonce and Lady Gaga releasing their killer comeback albums. Who knows what highlights this year will bring, but for now I've rounded up the top five things that I'm looking forward to and you might want to check out too.

Girls Season Finale - 12th February

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Girls is one of my favourite TV shows of all time. It has the perfect balance of comedy and drama, but what makes it different to other shows is that it's so realistic of what life is like in your twenties for our generation. In the last season, the girls were worrying about their life choices, from whether they were in the right job, to whether they were with the right person. We'll see if everything falls into place for them in the season finale. Somehow I'm not expecting a sugar-coated ending!

Haim Release Second Album - Summer

Haim album 2017
Haim released their debut album Days Are Gone way back in 2013, so it's been a long wait for their next one. It's yet to be given a title, but the band have already started performing a couple of the tracks while touring. I can't wait to hear more and I'm hoping to see them live again if they come back to Scotland this year.

Bianca Del Rio's Not Today Satan Tour - February

If you're a massive RuPaul's Drag Race fan like me, you'll probably agree that Bianca Del Rio is hands down the most hilarious drag queen of all seasons. Her quick witted one-liners were some of the best moments of season six (and very much needed to cope with Laganja!) As soon as I found out she was bringing her stand-up comedy show Not Today Satan to the UK, I immediately snapped up tickets for me and my friends. I'll be seeing her at the Usher Hall in the second row, so I might get read by the Queen of Shade! 

Jackie Hits Cinemas - 20th January

I didn't go to the cinema enough last year, but there are a few films I want to see in 2017 and Jackie is at the top of the list. Natalie Portman is one of my favourite actresses and I can't wait to see her portrayal of former First Lady Jackie Kennedy. The film has been nominated for three Golden Globes and Natalie Portman has even been tipped to win an Oscar for Best Actress.

MØ's New Album Drops - Date TBC

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I'm sure I'm not the only one who's been waiting impatiently for Danish singer MØ  to release her second album. Her first three singles from the album - Kamikaze, Final Song and Drum - are the ultimate feel-good songs. In a recent interview with Confront Magazine, MØ said "it’s going to be a political album and it has messages, it’s not just about love. I think that’s nice and it has the mellow quality side, which I’m very much about, but I’m also very much about the party and outgoing side of life." 

What are you most looking forward to this year? Let me know on Twitter or on my Facebook page

Thursday, 1 December 2016

Bodycon Knitwear

Bodycon knitted dress

Fashion blogger patent boots

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Photos by Frankie Hunter

Dress - Primark
Boots - New Look
Choker - Zara

I've always been a fan of outfits that you can wear to the office then straight onto the after-work drinks! This dress does exactly that AND it keeps me nice and toasty during winter. The last time I wore it, the temperature outside dropped to -3 degrees but I barely felt the cold (although alcohol may have played a small part!)

I am so obsessed with these patent boots! They were an impulse purchase when I was queuing to buy something else and I have no regrets! Again, these can be worn from day to night so it makes outfit planning really easy.

I have one more outfit to share from my shoot with Frankie Hunter so look out for that! 

Sunday, 20 November 2016

My Kenzo x H&M Look

William Wilde outfit

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Photos by Frankie Hunter

Top - Kenzo x H&M
Skirt - William Wilde
Choker - Zara

As you might have seen from my tweets, I was a little bit obsessed with Kenzo's collaboration with H&M. The vivid colours and tiger prints made it such a strong collection. Luckily I'd timed my week off work really well so I was able to snap up my favourite piece before they sold out. After an hour's worth of hitting the refresh button on H&M's website I finally managed to buy this t-shirt, although the jumper I was going to get was already sold out!

My other recent addition to my wardrobe is this PVC skirt by William Wilde. If you haven't heard of him, he's based in London and designs the most amazing latex dresses and skirts. It was pure luck that when I discovered his online store, I found this skirt on sale. It looks fab worn with a bralette and fishnets for a forties pin-up look, but I also like adding a more casual element with a t-shirt.

Let me know what you think on Twitter or Facebook 

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Little Red Vintage Dress

Red vintage bodycon dress

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Hunted Vintage dress

Ted & Muffy over the knee boots

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Photos by Frankie Hunter

Boots - Ted & Muffy
Handbag - Faith
Bracelet - Mulberry

A few weeks ago I went to an event on the fashion floor of The Scottish Design Exchange (one of the best shops in Edinburgh by the way!) The lovely Nicole Perry came through from Glasgow with her Hunted Vintage collection and I'm SO glad she did! When I looked through her rails of vintage gems, I came across this velour eighties dress sourced from Italy, and I knew it had to be mine. I have to give credit to Kimberley from Wardrobe Conversations who also knew it had my name written all over it! As if I needed much convincing! The only thing that wasn't quite right for me was the giant shoulder pads. Yes, Joan Collins owned it in the eighties, but let's leave that look in the past! After cutting them out, the dress pretty much fitted like a dream - which can be really difficult with vintage pieces. 

As for the boots - they've been my favourite shoes to wear on a night out for the past year since I got them. I love that they'll keep my legs warm in winter and they're a lot more comfy than they look!

I wore this outfit recently when I went to see The Rabbit Hole's homage to Rocky Horror Picture Show. My dress was kind of a homage to the film too! 

Thanks to the fabulous Frankie Hunter for the photos - there's lots more to come!