❤ This leather circle bag from here. If you’ve seen my previous Treasure for a Tenner, you’ll know that I am a sucker for an odd shaped bag. One that’s big enough for all my uni stuff = heart eyes emoji. ❤ This Friends inspired sweatshirt from here. Technically the green one should be a […]Read More Wednesday Wishlist V.
Okay, so I’m two years late to the Wynonna Earp fan party but I’m partying hard nonetheless because this show is the TITS. The story follows Wynonna Earp, descendant of the gunslinger Wyatt Earp, who is cursed to put down the demon reincarnations of the men and women Wyatt killed during his lifetime. Helping her/practically […]Read More TV Review: Wynonna Earp
❤ This amazing vintage Hermes scarf. Look at the detail and the colours. I am in love! Title: Turbans des Reines Artist: Michele Szabo Year(s) of issue: 1997 Available from here. ❤ These Dior glasses from here. I love the clear frame so they can go with every outfit. ❤ These stunning Doc Marten’s in […]Read More Wednesday Wishlist IV.
Do you ever have those times in your life when you just cannot access your vibes? Its like my head is filled with glue. I can’t write, I can’t pick up on my gut feelings, I can’t think how to decorate my home… I try to do it and I get stuck in the glue. […]Read More Bitch Killed My Vibes
I seem to have seen amazing jewellery every where recently and my faves have made it onto this week’s Wednesday Wishlist. ❤ These gold climber earrings from Benittamoko on Etsy. ❤ These aquamarine studs from Dear Survivor at mysister.org ❤ This blue tourmaline ring from the new A/W 17 collection from Regal Rose. Whats on your […]Read More Wednesday wishlist III.
In a recent post, I discussed the detrimental impact that Fast Fashion was having on workers and the earth. I made a promise to myself to try my best to not buy from any fast fashion retailers. In a bid to also save money, I have decided to stick to buying pieces that I truly […]Read More Treasure for a Tenner (September)
❤ I recently saw this picture on one of my favourite Instagram accounts @documentingfashion_courtauld I love everything about this picture and the outfit. The blouse with the unusual collar detail, the small icon on the left side, the skirt and, most importantly, that BELT. Luckily YSL offer one similar that is just perfect and I want it. […]Read More WEDNESDAY WISHLIST II.
In a recent Vogue article, the headline asked ‘Did You Know Sweatshops Exist In The UK?’ and truthfully? I had no freakin’ clue. Sweatshops are currently present in the city of Leicester with unethical companies operating under multiple names. They pay on average £3.00 per hour for hard work in locations not suitable for entering let alone […]Read More Fast Fashion Kills
We should divorce, he says. I open my mouth, To negotiate, to compromise, To beg, to plead A single moth escapes. I start to scream, My entire body shakes with the sound, But it is the fluttering of thousands of wings. I burst apart. Flying off into a hundred directions, Each of them […]Read More Apart
It is 1am as I write this and I have just finished the last episode of BBC’s Clique. Holy fucking hell. Is it even possible for a show to be this good? WHO KNEW. Summary: The show follows Holly and Georgia, long time best friends at Edinburgh Uni when Georgia gets in with what is […]Read More TV REVIEW: Clique
❤ This Marni Trunk Bag in white but it retails at £1,340. If I ever win the lottery – this is the bag I am going to buy. I just wish I could find a high street version! Available here. ❤ This Feminist AF Denim Jacket from Premme. Sadly, they only ship to the […]Read More wednesday wishlist i.
We have always been too like the fire, We took to love like a flame to the wick, A surge of light before settling. I thought we would burn out, I thought that our love would consume us, Leave us blackened and brittle. But our little flame sways in the night air, It bends with […]Read More COLD BURN
As a gal who loves women’s history with a boyfriend who loves football, When Football Banned Women was the perfect Sunday afternoon documentary for us two. Hosted by Clare Balding, the documentary dives into the 1921 Football Association Ban on women’s football at its peak of popularity and its repercussions for the sport. We […]Read More When Football Banned Women review
I don’t know if its the nice weather or because I have a break from uni until September but I have fallen in love with reading again. I have been devouring book series and my favourite one has been A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab. SUMMARY The series follows Kell, a young man who can travel between […]Read More Book Review: A Darker Shade of Magic Series
I recently got back from a quick trip to Prague! I went with a friend and we spent about three days there. It is so beautiful! All of the buildings are in different styles but similar pastel colouring so it all ties in together so nicely. Every street looks like it could be a film set. […]Read More Popped to Prague!
One of my closest friends recently shared Katie Hopkins’ post about the sickness of our society, which you can read here. I was a bit shocked to see my friend share a post by a woman who has made a living out of spitting out divisive and hateful rhetoric but, as I read it, I […]Read More Response to KATIE HOPKINS
I will roar for you. You do not need me to, You are perfectly capable of defending yourself. But when I see the vultures circling, I am overcome with a need to protect you. These ingrates have my back arched, My mouth snarling into a growl. I feel savage. But instead, I dip my words […]Read More Vultures.
Just last week I posted my birthday list post which you can read here. I would like to point out that I did not receive anything on that list… but then it was riddled with made up services which would have been hard to come by. Here are all of my favourite things that I […]Read More What I Actually Got for my Birthday
I am officially 24.Read More 24.
While doing research for another blog post, I stumbled along this article by The Guardian. It’s from their archive and its an interview with a school girl from 1960 about her clothes. I absolutely loved this article. It’s so original and sweet. Like just allowing a teenager to talk about herself, her problems, her likes and dislikes. […]Read More My Clothes and I – The Guardian archive
First of all, an apology to any friends or family members reading this in the hopes that I had finally decided on what I wanted for my birthday. I mean, I have – but none of this can be purchased on Amazon. Soz. Again. A Personal Declutterer Not an actual job title (I don’t think??) […]Read More A Comprehensive Birthday List
Plus size fashion actually began in the late nineteenth/early twentieth century when ready to wear fashion became increasingly popular. Before then, clothes were hand made or professionally created to fit individual bodies. You’d hope that this meant that it wouldn’t matter what size you were but this did not stop society pressing the idea of an “ideal weight” on to […]Read More History of Plus Size Fashion
If you’re not a fan of delving into dusty books to learn more about history then I totally understand. Except that I don’t because my god that dusty book smell gives me LIFE. But sometimes its just not feasible to read history books and that I do understand. So here are some other ways you can get your […]Read More Getting My History Fix
I first heard of Galentine’s Day when my friend got me into Parks and Recreation a couple of years ago. Enthusiastic character Leslie Knope has a brunch every 13th February to celebrate female friend love. And thus, Galentine’s Day was born. I instantly fell in love with the idea. A day to celebrate female friendship, […]Read More The (Very Brief) History of Galentine’s Day