This is one of the outfits I wore over Christmas, Zara blouse and h&m leather trousers with these amazing Zara shoes. Need to go out ASAP to have them on my feet again.
Friday, 6 December 2013
I thought I would do a post based on the cosmetics I use on a daily bases. I have worn my make up the same for quite a while now but I have tried different products a long the way and really happy with my collection now, although I will be adding to it with some new products I have purchased recently that are AMAZING! I will blog about them when I use them.
So let me start with my make up bag. It's nice and large and sturdy enough to hold all of my goodies, plus the French Bulldog makes it that more appealing to me.
Next I use MAC studio fix liquid foundation in NW25 that I apply with a MAC 190 brush.
To keep my foundation in place I apply MAC studio fix powder in NC35.
One of my favourite products I use is the Bobbi Brown Bronzing brick in Bronze that creates a beautiful shimmer at the top of the cheek with a lovely bronze shade. I tend not to wear blusher so I use this instead. I apply with may Chanel travel blusher brush.
Once the skin is finished I move on to the eyes starting with the eye brows. I use MAC crayon in fling. I love this product as it helps me create the perfect shape.
Moving onto the lids I use MAC mineralize skin finish as a base to give the whole eye lid a lovely shimmer.
Once the eye lid from the brow to the lash line is covered in this I then apply a dark shade in to the crease of the eye and blend it gradually up higher towards the brow. I use Dior Earth Reflection and use the dark brown and I blend with the MAC 217 blending brush. I LOVE a dark smokey eye.
Once the smokey eye is complete I move on to liquid eye liner. I have used different brands but the collection 2000 is my favourite, I like the shape and strength of the tip as I can't get on with tips that move.
I then apply a little pencil eye liner, I don't tend to be fussed on which one I use however I am liking this Rimmel 261 Noir at the moment. I use this to create a little smokey ness as the bottom of my eye instead of having a strong line with liquid.
My favourite mascara is by yvessaintlaurent, I usually use the singular one but it wasn't in stock this time so I bought Shocking. I still prefer Singular as it grabs on to each individual lash but the Shocking creates a nice long lash but it's just a little waxy for me.
I then finish off with my favourite lipstick MAC Myth. I tend to wear nude lips because my eyes are so dark and this one is nice at Matt.
Monday, 2 December 2013
Yesterday I headed off to start my Christmas shopping with my brother. It was a successful trip with getting my mums, dads and one for myself :).
I wore my new asos coat that keeps me so warm, I love the colour and the fur around the collar. I'm not usually one for long coats but i just fell in love with this one.
The boots are also one of my latest purchases and are black seude and from eBay. I'm enjoying dressing for winter at the moment, not sure how long it will last until I want to get back into my denim cut offs but for now I'm enjoying layering and wearing high boots and feeling more Christmassy by the day.
Monday, 4 November 2013
Another day another shop :) I can't seem to stop at the moment. Though I was good and only bought a lipstick for myself and a top for my friends birthday. It was my friend jade who went all out buying a new coat and scarf from Zara and a top and skirt from h&m.
I wore another black and white outfit. I don't choose too it just happens. I start putting things on and before I know it I'm in black and white ha.
This jumper was a bargain from asos and I absolutely love it, it's simple but I just think it's fab and worn over the top of my cotton Topshop shirt it dresses it up a bit.
Let's talk about the shoes :-O I love them. I recently seen them in Vault magazine and went straight to the Zara website and purchased them. I love the white sole and the way they go up to your ankle <3 what do you think about them?
Sunday, 3 November 2013
Thursday, 31 October 2013
Happy Halloween everyone, I hope your eating toffee apples and carving pumpkins as I was last night :).
As I'm not a huge fan of fancy dress I decided to create a post of a Halloween inspired outfit. Of course the main colour being black... The only colour ha.
I thought the black vinyl skirt with the black lace definitely created a Halloween look teaming them with Alexander McQueen accessories. As I'm sure you know, skulls play a huge part in the Alexander McQueen brand and therefore the perfect choice to add a little more halloweeny-ness to the outfit. The bag, the ring and the heels are all Alexander McQueen and the skirt is Topshop. The top is unknown but you can find similar ones on asos.com.
Whether your dressing up or doing a Halloween inspiration look like this, I hope you enjoy your self.
Bag- Alexander McQueen
Ring- Alexander McQueen
Heels- Alexander McQueen
Monday, 28 October 2013
As it's half term and I'm not teaching Dance, Monday I went shopping with my friend Sasha. I got a few new bits that I'm sure you will see on the blog soon. I wore my new Lazy Oaf dress that I absolutely love, monochrome is my fave.
Dress- Lazyoaf asos.com
Leather jacket- Mango
Boots- Kurt Geiger
Bag- Marc Jacobs Farfetch.com
Sunday was a lovely day, it's been so long that all of the girls got together so we went for a Mexican. There was lots of catching up to do as we are all busy people so there's always new things to tell and hear. I wore my new Zara dress and really love it.
Leather Jacket- Mango
Boots- Kurt Geiger
Saturday night I went out with friends for a meal and drinks and this is the outfit I wore. My sparkly knee length skirt from Urban Outfitters that my Nan got me and a simple crop top. I teamed it with my new Zara faux fur clutch and my Zara sandals.
Skirt- Urban Outfitters
Friday, 18 October 2013
How amazing are Zara's look books. I have always been a fan of Zara but recently they have definitely serpassed themselves. I'm loving the navy and black combos, the lingerie inspired dresses, skirts, shorts and cami's. I love all the winter colours. Their bags are amazing too at the moment, every time I go in and I'm picking up hangers and making my way to the changing room. I have a few new Zara items that I haven't worn yet so they will be on the blog very soon, and perhaps another trip to the store is due ;)
Wednesday, 16 October 2013
Some of you won't know this but as well as having my online clothing store cocodeville.co.uk I'm actually a dance teacher and have my own dance school called Beat Project Dance Company. I'm very busy at the moment as I have my huge show on Saturday, it's the biggest one in the year with all of my classes coming together and performing all of their routines that I have taught them through out the year.
I will try and do some outfit posts but I'm pretty much in hoodies joggers and trainers with teaching so much at the moment. I will post pics of the show so you can see just what I do but for now I better get back to business.
Sunday, 13 October 2013
Happy Sunday everyone. I just thought I would show you another selection of my most recent purchases. I'm definitely not usually a brown kind of girl but I caught sight of this dress, tried it on and loved it and thought that this hat complements it perfectly, along with some dark lipstick from Mac. I'm in love with these boots by Kurt Geiger. I'm a little obsessed with how high ankle boots go up on my leg. Too high and it isn't flattering on me and too low and they just don't seem like an ankle boot. These are perfect and with the gold chain across the front... Perfect. Hope you all have a lovely day :)
Lipstick- Mac Cosmetics
Ankle boots- Kurt Geiger
Saturday, 12 October 2013
Hi guys, thought I would do a post that shows you some of my recent purchases.
I'm really loving navy at the moment and this top from Zara has navy and black together so I can wear with my fave black skinny jeans and navy accessories. I have always felt black and navy can't go together but with this top I feel I can mix it up.
I love this Accessorize fedora hat, a lovely alternative to my many black ones.
What do you think of the outfit?
Friday, 11 October 2013
Saturday night my friend and I decided to try a night out in a town we have never been to before. We had a really lovely night, nice bars, good music and a great vibe.
I had an outfit planned but when it came to putting it on I decided it wasn't what I wanted to wear so I pulled another outfit together and I really liked the result. It was a little more casual but fitted for the evening.
I wore some black skinny trousers with a white chiffon shirt with studs on the collar and put a black t shirt over the top. I attached my Chanel brooch to the shirt and I loved the look.
T shirt- Zara
Chanel brooch- Antique store