Thursday, 13 November 2014

13th November; Geometry

Dress- Textile Federation 
Jacket- Topshop
Earrings- H&M
Shoes- Garage

So as you can tell, I managed to squeeze in another outfit post when I was at home over the weekend! I've been dying to wear this dress for ages- okay well, in the two weeks since I bought it- and I'd had my eye on it for weeks so when it came in the UO sale, it had to be mine. I thought i'd incorporate my transparent coat with it, since i've not really worn it that much despite having throughout this rainy weather. Colour is slowly creeping back in my wardrobe and I love it. 

Anyway, I've been super stressed and super busy as my course is insane at the moment, I have so much work to get done before Christmas. I've literally been working ALL day everyday, and only breaking to sleep pretty much; it's exhausting. BUT, I have some exciting news; As of January 2015 I am officially moving to London!!! I've gotten a placement with a designer (who I won't mention as I'm still not clear on the whole confidentiality thing?!) company down there and am interning!! It's scary but so exciting! Of course I have no idea where the hell I'm going to live, plus I have a ton of assignments being dumped on me DAILY so the word stressed is an understatement! But anyway, i went down to London on Monday for a couple of interviews and the next day i got an offer! :D 

Right, anyway i must get back to my wild life of- you guessed it- coursework. i swear by the end of this course I'm going to end up with a hunch back from all the drawing and sewing. 

Love Elizabeth xx

Saturday, 8 November 2014

8th November; Don't

Crochet Jumper- Depop
Trousers- River Island
Bag- Charity Shop
Shoes- Garage
Hello my lovelies! 
I feel like I really don't blog enough anymore but whenever I'm at home I try my best to get outfits shot and posted! Like today- despite it raining horribly and been a pain to find a window where the sky was clear. But anyway, I've come home for a long weekend as I'm off on an adventure to London on Monday, so of course I planned outfits ahead (hey I'm a fashion student, what do you expect?!).  Today was spent wandering around my fave vintage shops and going for lunch with my mamma, a nice break because I've been working so hard lately. Despite it raining and generally being grim weather, i wanted to wear something colourful so chose my treasured crochet jumper, paired with my wool dog tooth trousers. And how cute is my new necklace?! the little Elephants are adorable, I've been after a statement necklace for a while, something unusual and this is perfect to add to any outfit!! I can't remember how I came across Sour Cherry but I'm deffo gonna be going back as they have the most adorably quirky jewellery. 

So life is pretty stressful at the moment, I'm pretty much in uni 9-6 everyday working hard and various projects, plus trying to get ready for placement on the side of all that- it's quite intense! Like i said i've come home for the weekend which is a nice break, but am still doing uni work as I have so much to get through! Anyway, apologies for lack of posts, enjoy this loon-ish photo of me;

standard trying-to-be-cute-with-dog photo...she just loves the camera really. 

Love Elizabeth xx

Saturday, 1 November 2014

Wish List;

Clockwise from left:
Ahh I've wanted this for so long!! Its just so ME (i.e. shiny, and hologramy and just wacky). But I honestly don't think i'd wear it that much as it's very "out there", and it's just too much to spend on something I wouldn't get much wear out of. I do love it though. Maybe one day!!
Public Desire "Sharnie" boots 
I've only recently stumbled across Public Desire, and since I've been on the look out for a new fair of chunky boots- mine are on their last that a pun?- and these ones are perfect. I do plan to order them at some point, maybe as an early Christmas prezzie!
Another thing I've been after for ages after finding it tucked away in the magical land of Urban Outfitters. I'm determined to save up £48 to buy this!
I just adore the colour of this lemon Mongolian fur scarf, it would definately brighten up a dull winters outfit. 
I really don't need another coat (then again, is there such a thing as too many coats?) but i would make an exception for this one. Its just perfect.
I can't express how much i love this bag!! After falling head over heels for Moschino's latest collection this dupe was the best thing EVER! I'm so close to ordering, it's just the shipping and custom fees that worry me as it's from America. It is fab though.
I just think this bag would be a perfect addition to my furry bag collection! 
I admit I was naughty and ordered this necklace the other day. But I've been on the look out for a statement necklace for some time, and there was something about this one I just loved. Plus look at the little elephants, they are adorable.

Hey guys, 
so I haven't done a wish list in forever and since my blog feels a little neglected lately I thought i'd put something together showing you my winter wants at the moment (yes there is a lot...why oh why do I not have unlimited amounts of money?!). I really hate abandoning my blog, but it's nearly impossible to get outfit photos whilst I'm at uni! If you follow me on instagram I post a lot more (cough cough, selfies) regularly! But what would you guys like the read on here is what i want to know? would you enjoy more fashion-written posts, or just outfits like I usually post? 
Let me know your thoughts! :) 

Love Elizabeth xx

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

28th October; Glass

Dress- Topshop Boutique
Bag- I made
Shoes- Garage
Choker- ebay 

So i am writing this post from my brand new mac book!!! Very exciting for me but probably of no interest to you guys. I went home at the weekend for my dad's 50th birthday partaaay and this is what i wore (I managed to get a few photos in-between the mayhem preparing to feed 100+ guests...). I got this dreamy silk dress with the mesh back detail in the Topshop sale, from their Boutique line (which I love, and am forever wishing I can afford) reduced from £90 to £20- quite the bargain!!! I've actually had it a couple of months and just never had a chance to wear it. It's kinda too dressy for a casual day, but also too boring for a night out? I think its the long sleeves, i can see myself getting far too hot in long sleeves and a high neck! Plus the fact its 100% silk scares me (I'm always getting drinks spilled down me). i keep saying for some reason my style has COMPLETELY flipped to monochrome and grunge- I honestly think its the change in weather. I'm such an indecisive person and i get bored too easily. But I did accessorise it with my self-made honey monster bag :) still a fave creation of mine! 

I've come to accept that most of the time photos are not going to come out well of myself, but if I faffed around trying to get perfect lighting and angles, I'd end up with nothing to post. It's difficult to get photos to post when I'm at uni, just because I don't have anyone to help with photos. Plus i seem to be busy 24/7 lately- this is me having a break since I've been sewing since 9am!

Hope everyones had a good weekend! 
Love Elizabeth 

Monday, 20 October 2014

20th October; Junk

Top- Topshop
Skirt- Pretty Little Thing
Bag- New Look
Shoes- Garage

First off, apologies for these blurry ass photos- this was the best I could get! Usually I wouldn't bother but I just HAD to share this outfit with my fellow bloggers. I was deffo channelling Moschino vibes here (if you've seen their Mcdonalds inspired collection you'll get what I mean...oh how I dream of the Happy Meal handbag!!), and I think its safe to say there was no outfit clashing with anyone on this night! 

My life at the moment is just 100% uni work, plus trying to prepare for placement in January...exciting but scary. And stressful. Thankfully I am on top of all my work, and keeping up to date, but its still a lot to get through! I'm off home for the weekend for my poppa's 50th birthday so that will be a nice I'll finally be able to get my mac book yay!! Sorry for the little life ramble haha.

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Love Elizabeth xx

Friday, 10 October 2014

10th October; Honey

Dungarees- Vintage
T-shirt- Urban Outfitters
Bag- I made
Shoes- ASOS

Yes, I am breaking a horrible fashion rule here. BLACK TIGHTS. I know they completely ruin the outfit, but its officially getting cold now. And I really wanted to wear my new dungarees that I found on ASOS Market Place for like a tenner; Bargain. I've decided I like layering, especially for the summer-autumn transition (with this British weather you never know what you're going to get) tights aside. These dungarees are quite weird because they're like made of linen, and I feel like a rice picker or a farmer or something. Kind of cool though. Of course I added a splash of colour with my tee and honey monster bag (still one of my favourite creations), despite the fact lately my style is slowly transitioning to the minimal/grunge look. I've realised that I actually change styles every season, unintentionally. I think it's the weather change. 

I am having a sneaky break from my work to write this, as I've had a hectic week getting through uni work. I have to do 300 designs for Monday, but I'm close to finishing them! Plus I need to crack on and sort out placement, there's so much to do!! D: Everything has just come at once, and my bedroom has just been taken over by designs and art supplies every where. 

Love Elizabeth xx

Saturday, 4 October 2014

4th October; Clown

Shirt- Charity Shop
Top- H&M
Trousers- River Island
Shoes- ASOS

Soo as you can tell by my trusty white wall background, I'm back at home! And of course I took the opportunity to get some blogging done (props to my momma for being photographer). I'm only here for the weekend and then back off to Newcastle tomorrow. As much as I do enjoy uni life, I do love coming home once in a while and being around my family. 

Anyway, I feel I'm pretty "clown" like here, I've taken clashing prints to a new height (for me anyway); leopard, patchwork, and dogtooth. How perfect are these trousers though?! I've been searching for some checked trousers for ages and when I found these in store at River Island I couldn't not buy them. They were pretty pricey at £35 but I'm glad I got them! They're super comfortable as well. I don't tend to wear trousers a lot but lately I keep buying them (despite being a poor student I still find myself shopping way too much...really think i have a problem D: ), plus they're perfect for the transition in to winter where its no longer sensible to wear mini skirts and strappy tops. I picked up this silk shirt in charity shop and have worn it so much, its one of those pieces you can just throw on over a plain dress to jazz it up a bit, perfect when I have a 9am lecture and am too sleepy/lazy to make an effort haha.   

I plan to spent the rest of the afternoon wrapped in a blanket and sketching design ideas for my uni project (designing a collection for All amazing?!), and eating some form of take away food. I've also just ordered myself a Mac book so I'm buzzing, although will have to wait till I come home again to actually open it.

Love Elizabeth xx

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