22 May 2017

all of the lights









Here's to coming out of your comfort zone and trying new things. This was the first time I've ever shot after hours in London's entertainment and night life district - Soho, and what an experience. Friday night, neon lights, busy streets and cheerful party goers!

Finally introducing the fuchsia dress that I wore on my birthday a month ago. 
As much as I loved Mango's silk version, I'd admit that the price tag did throw me off a bit. So there I went on a search for an alternative as you do, and stumbled across this fuchsia beauty from ASOS. Not quite as fabulous as Mango's version, it'll do. Besides, what drew me to this dress was the backless detail and flared sleeves. 

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11 May 2017

floral pink











The quiet rustic streets of Malta was the perfect setting for this outfit post. A mini length dress, exaggerated flared sleeves and floral features proved to be the perfect holiday dress for me. The never ending sleeve worked wonders for keeping my goosebumps at bay when the sun set. 

Also the perfect outfit to introduce the pink sock boot. And while we're on the topic, can I just mention that they are definitely one of the most comfiest and cosiest pair of shoes I own. I spent the whole day trekking around the capital without the slightest hint of pain!

It wouldn't have felt right if I left my picnic bag in London so of course I brought it along with me and used it to complete this outfit.

MISGUIDED Dress | ZARA Boots & Bag [similar]




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1 May 2017

welcome to malta












With an urgent need to get away from 'life', I embarked on a quick birthday getaway with a close friend of mine, who I have to thank for being so patient with me while taking these photos! We spent 3 days in the tiny island of Malta, located in the mediterranean sea between Italy and North Africa. Just 3 hours away from the UK, the island has a lot to offer such as historical sites and boat tours around its sorrounding islands Gozo and Comino. 

We stayed in the small town of Mellieha, popular for its beaches and costal views, with only an hours drive to the city by bus during peak hours. Our days consisted of mornings on the beach, afternoons in the capital Velletta and evenings in St Julian's, known for Malta's nightlife.   

If you're planning on travelling this time of the year, temperatures during the day reach up to 23 degrees, not hot, but warm enough to tan which is what I experienced. However, I will advice to bring a jacket as temperatures drop during the evenings.


SHIRT [similar] |  ZARA Skirt [similar] /Bag [similar] /Slippers | H&M Bikini Top [similar] /Necklace | MISSGUIDED Bikini Bottom









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24 April 2017

Spring's sock boot







Balenciaga, Vetements, Emilio Pucci and the list goes on. They've all created their version of the sock boot with others following suit. And just like Marmite, you'll either hate or love it. Pretty obvious what side I'm on. Speaking of boots, I recently purchased a similar pair in fuchsia which I can't wait to style.

I've styled my boots with a mesh dress by Monki and my new found blazer spied in ASOS's menswear section. I figured I should probably purchase my own since I've been living in my dads who's blazer is almost identical.

Anyway here are my 3 top tips on how I'd style sock boot:

1. Style with a pair of frayed hem straight leg denim for a cool off-duty day look

2. Or, how about a floaty chiffon midi dress for a summer chick feel

3. Alternatively, on a night out style with either a leather or vinyl mini skirt like I've done in this post

ASOS Blazer | WEEKDAY Skirt | MONKI Dress | EGO Boots




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30 March 2017

pink vs red








I recently showed my friend a pair of boots which I insisted I must get my hands on. She didn't like them. Surprisingly I agreed with her (at the time! Now I love them! lol) and joked that since it's fashion I'd have to purchase it anyway! And it got me thinking, how true is this statement?

In a recent Instagram post of myself wearing a pink/red Emilio Pucci number, I mentioned they were two colour combos which I swore I'd never wear. But there I was, standing proudly in this beautiful two piece which I loved. Clearly proved myself wrong!

I guess my question is how often do we find ourselves conforming? Do we actually like what we're wearing, or are we just wearing it because it's the latest 'must have'? I can openly admit that I have been a victim of this. But since, I've grown to become confident in what it is that I like and most importantly what it is that suits me. As much as I love certain trends, I'm honest enough with myself to know when to draw the line if a trend doesn't suit me. By doing so, I discovered my own personal style; my likes/dislikes and what works for me. 

I could ramble on but you're properly more interested in what it is I'm wearing!

Yes it's the pink/red combo again but guess what, I actually like it! Lol. I layerd my favourite dress at the moment (yes pink!) over my Vetement inspired jeans which I purchased in the Bershka sale. 

ASOS Jacket | ZARA Dress | BERSHKA Jeans & Heels [both similar]
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22 March 2017

dressed down evening wear







I'm somewhat obsessed over dressed down eveningwear trend, especially if it involves trainers - one of my favourite combinations by the way. The obsession began when I came across a streetstyle photo during Milan fashion week of someone in a royal blue slinky maxi dress with a pair of white trainers. And it got me thinking, is eveningwear only just for evening? 

There's nothing better than feeling comfortable in whatever you're wearing (hence why I've ditched heels for Fashion Week!) and if that means swapping those heels for a pair of trainers, then so be it! I'm used to working in an environment where heels are a MUST, and painfully learned that self-care is everything! Besides, comfort exceeded confidence! 

Don't get me wrong, theres definitely a time and place for eveningwear. However if you can get away with it then why not?

Which brings me to this outfit I recycled from a friends birthday do. Originally worn with heels, I simply swapped them for my Golden Goose trainers which I'd been dreaming of for ages! And threw on my 'everyday' military jacket. 

ZARA Dress [similar] | ASOS Belt & Jacket[similar]| GOLDEN GOOSE DULUXE BRAND Trainers
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12 March 2017

The Military jacket






Apologies in advance because you'll be seeing a lot more of this jacket in upcoming posts. I actually purchased this military jacket just before Christmas and decided to bring it out due to the weather [finally] improving!

By far one of my best ASOS purchases. Not only is it oversized [massive yesssss], I love that it can literally be styled and thrown on top of almost anything and still works. Without giving to much away about upcoming posts, I've styled it with both evening and summer dresses and the results are just as amazing! Unfortunately this jacket did go into the sale and is no longer available, however I have linked similar.

Now on to the shoes! I've always wanted a silver pair to compliment my everyday wardrobe. The obsession over the mule is still going strong and this particular pair ticks all the right boxes. Those boxes being comfort and versitilty 

I also purchased these a while ago and guess what? They are still available> >>Happy Shopping!

ASOS Jacket | ZARA Shirt & Jeans [all similar] | MANGO Shoes | DANIEL WELLINGTON Watch

Photos by Nadine Natour


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