New Season Picks & What I Think Of Insta Stories

So, last Wednesday I woke up and the game had changed. Insta Stories had landed and if Snapchat aren't currently prepping the largest lawsuit in history- then Holy Moses- they should be. First I was like FFS, pleeeease Instagram stop messing with things. They removed the chronological timeline (which they blatantly lied about and said they wouldn't do), and then this. But within a day I was all over it. They say crack's addictive, but they probably haven't tried Insta Stories yet. 
So, What's The Deal?
Well, you don't need me to explain how it works. The key question is:- how much better is it than Snapcrap? A lot, is the answer. It's basically superior in every way. From usability, to better quality pics, to eliminating the 'having to search for someone' factor. It looks like Mark Zuckerberg is about to become even richer.
Can Bloggers Work The Angles?
Almost certainly. It's early days but that dreaded word 'engagement' seems likely to be especially beneficial to bloggers, particularly those with a significant follower count already on The Gram.
How Much Do I Love It? Let Me Count The Ways
There's nowt as interesting as what someone else is doing, and you can just creep on people to your heart's content on Stories. (That's if you don't mind the Story Teller knowing that you're creeping on them). And- for example- I'm currently enjoying Copenhagen Fashion Week ten times more than I previously would have. Seeing all the Scandi girls dropping amazing pics and vids has actually got me unfeasibly excited for NY/LDN/MILAN/PARIS next month. 
And Finally
A quick word on this outfit. You'll have probably seen (all over Mainstagram and Stories) these jeans and this jumper. I didn't hesitate to get either. The jeans are literally the most unflattering thing everrrrr and make me look like an extraordinarily short, fat fashion freak. But fuck it, I do love them so. And the jumper is, of course, a Céline dupe (what else?). 
Let me know what you think about Stories, this look, and anything else on yer mind, catch you soon x
Jumper- H&M//Jeans- H&M
Shoes- Zara//Necklace- Cinco



Ruffles Done Two Ways

When I first spied this cute one-shouldered ruffle dress I was definitely a smitten kitten. Instantly I felt the cogs start to turn with potential outfits whizzing round my tiny mind. (Not a lot else going on in there, to be honest). First up- I wore it as nature intended- in dress-form. Then, I paired it my new H&M trackies (if I buy one more pair of side-stripe pants please feel free to confiscate my credit card from me). And thirdly- well- the thirdly is missing from this shoot- but you can deffo just tuck this baby into a denim mini and you will have created a stunning little top. (Brains here only thought of that after the event). Have you been embracing a ruffle of late? Let me know, catch you soon x
*Dress- In The Style//Pants- H&M
Kicks- H&M//Larger Pendant- ASOS//*Smaller Pendant- Shashi NY



If You Like It, Put A Bow On It

Don't even think about trying to talk to me right now unless you've got a bow or a knot about-yer-person, coz I will just walk on by, such is my obsession. To that end, these Zara flats were deffo always coming into my life. Sometimes, I do try and wait before I purchase a lil' sumptin' sumptin' new, hoping that the urge to splash the cash may actually subside. (FYI: rarely happens). So, as usual with Zara and me- a 4 was too small and a 5 was too big- but I'mma just roll with the extra witchy 38s. Also on the bow hitlist are these incred L'Oeil slides, this cute blouse from H&Mthis adorable Cos top (dying over that colour) and these Zara heels. For a high-end hit try these beauts from No.21 or this insanely good top from Caroline Constas (gimmie a nice double-whammy of ruffles and bows anytime, and call me happy). Are you feelin' the love for a bow ATM? Let me know, catch you soon x
Shoes- Zara//Jeans- H&M
White Tee- Gap//Cami- Zara//Necklace- ASOS




They say there's nothing new under the sun, particularly in fashion. What goes around definitely seems to come around, if you wait long enough. Enter stage left- the big earring revival. For the very longest time I've been wearing no earrings, or teeny tiny multiple studs (as I'm sure you have). Less- as is generally the case- has been more. Then a couple of seasons back Louis Vuitton came at us with the single statement earring. (Remember this from Nick Ghesquiere?). Since then, if you've wanted your ear furniture to look fresh, bigger has been better. Of course, Phoebe P has been right at the forefront of this earring hype- with her tassels earlier this year, her simple hoops for summer, and these amazing drop earrings for A/W. You've also probably seen Anissa Kermiche's incredible "fortune cookie" earrings on many a big-time blogger (like Queen C). Fortunately, there's a few dupes flying around for those of us with purses full of nowt but loyalty cards and old receipts. Topshop have got a version of the Céline hoops here. And H&M have only gone and did some drop earrings here. And my kinda sorta fortune cookie earrings are from Zara (they're not online- soz- but you should be able to find them in store). Are you ready to embrace some bold ear candy? Let me know x
Shirt- H&M//Jeans- Levis
Shoes- Zara//Earrings- Zara//Sunnies- H&M



Tibi Dreams (Made Real By Lavish Alice)

On paper, pairing pink with camel shouldn't work. But Tibi have gone and done just that in their Resort '17 collection. Inspo struck me hard when I saw their tie-trouser and pink jumper combo, so much so, I instantly felt the urge to recreate that look. As luck would have it, these amazing Lavish Alice trousers were already in my collection (via MyUnidays which you deffo need to hit up for some incred discounts on all your fave brands). All I needed to complete the look was a candy-coloured knit, and again, luckily, I already had this beaut on my floordrobe (#notjoking #thefloorisnomore). How you feeling about colour-clashing? Lemmie know, catch you soon x
*Trousers- Lavish Alice//Jumper- ASOS
Sneaks- H&M//Necklace- ASOS

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