Friday, 25 July 2014

25th July; Exposure

Skirt and Bag- vintage
Top- H&M
Hat- River Island
Shoes- Garage

So I got a little bit experimental with my editing again, I get bored of making the same old posts so thought I'd do something different. And you can actually see my holiday tan here as well- yay! Despite it being a hot summer day I for some reason decided to wear mostly black, and a wool hat. Which is probably why I have weird shadows on my face because of the bloody fedora- something I should have learnt from wearing a hat in all my holiday photos last year; I end up with a weird highlighted nose. Ahh. 

Since getting back from Tunisia I've managed to shop- A LOT. I think I went a bit wild in the sales/online shopping department...this is what happens when I get birthday money haha. But I'm in that phase of just been really uninspired by my wardrobe and need new things to vamp it up if that makes sense. Right, I'm rambling now and I'm hungry so I shall wrap this up. 

Love Elizabeth xx

Wednesday, 23 July 2014

Holiday Outfits; Part 2

Outfit 1:
Dress- Textile Federation @Urban Outfitters
Shoes- Office

Outfit 2: 
Dress- H&M
Kimono- I made
Shoes- Office 
Jewellery- Topshop/Tunisian Boutique 

Outfit 3: 
Dress- Topshop
Shoes- Office
Earrings- River Island 

As you can see, the attempt for glam hair just went out the window- the curse of having thick hair means a combination of chlorine and hot weather gives me frizz like there's no tomorrow. So this is the last lot of holiday outfits I have to post, I think the first outfit here is my fave- I love this dress, and wore it on my birthday whilst I was away. It was quite a bargain in the Urban Outfitters sale for £25, by the Textile Federation. I like it because its different, its got a real unique feel to the print almost like it was hand made if that makes sense! Unfortunately I don't t think you can see my tan that well, but I am quite brown yaaay (in fact, brown enough for my mother to say "...have you been fake tanning since we came back?" No mum, I've just been in north Africa for nearly two weeks...).

I've been debating doing a haul-y post for a while, I used to do them quite a lot and then just didn't get time when I moved to uni, what do you think? Like, I wonder if people are interested in what I've been buying but if not I'll stick to outfits. I entertained making a V-log post but I know I'd cringe so much at myself on camera that the result would never see the light of day, so we won't even attempt that. But yeah if anyone thinks its a good idea and would be interested in my shopaholic tales, just comment! :)

Love Elizabeth xx

Monday, 21 July 2014

Holiday Outfits; Part 1

Outfit no.1:
Skirt- Topshop
Top- H&M
Shoes- Office
Choker- Topshop

Outfit no.2:
Top- Topshop
Shorts- Vintage 
Shoes- Office

Outfit no.3:
Shorts and Top- Pretty Little Thing
Clutch- River Island
Shoes- Office

Sooo I'm back from my holiday and as you can imagine, there will be a bit of a holiday/outfit spam over this week! Apologies if you follow me on Instagram as you may have already seen some of these pictures haha. As you may have gathered, I've been in Tunisia for the last 11 days soaking up the sunshine (I'm actually tanned- yay!), riding camels in the desert and drinking cocktails by the pool. It was great but I was ready to come home and get back to my own bed haha. 

Photos from our camel ride through the desert, how cute are the babies?! I've decided I want a baby camel as a pet. We then got to feed them slices of cactus- little fact: They eat cacti because it stores water as a desert plant, which is then digested by the camel and stored in their hump...#nerdalert haha

Hotel beach with police horses occasionally patrolling along the shore

Tunisian Sunset on the beach <3

I didn't really get any day-time outfit photos as I was pretty much just lounging around in shorts and crop tops on the beach, but I got a few evening outfits which I'll spread out over a couple of posts to avoid a huuuge spam haha. As you can see, my wardrobe still remained pretty colourful even if I only had room to pack "essentials".

Love Elizabeth xx

Monday, 7 July 2014

Monday 7th July; Marine

Dress- Vintage via charity Shop
Backpack- Vintage via charity Shop
Boots- Garage
Necklaces- eBay/Topshop

I've decided I need to start alternating my photos between portrait and landscape, because it shows the details better, plus I'm fed up of my posts been same old lay lout, same old background etc. I'm also working on editing photos to get them brighter and more vibrant, it'll take me a while to get the hang of but hopefully I'll get better eventually! I am useless with technology. It took me ages to work out how to get Siri to stop taking over my phone every time I pressed the main button three times. Anyway, I picked this tie dye dress up in a charity shop last week, to be honest I saw the lace up back and was like, this has to be mine. It was kinda big on me- not in a cool oversized way but in a "is it a tent or a dress" sort of way. So I re-stitched the seams to make it smaller, and slimmed down the shoulder straps because they were just too wide on me. Despite it being a lose fitting dress, I think it's more flattering on me than tighter dresses I own! I'll deffo be wearing this in Tunisia. 

It's suddenly dawned on me that I'm going on holiday the day after tomorrow, and I don't feel prepared at all haha. Truthfully I'm just not in the holiday mood at the moment, hopefully once I get there and I'm lying in the sunshine with a cocktail I will be. I've not even started packing, usually I have outfits planned to a T but I just haven't bothered this time. Like, I'm gonna be around the pool mostly anyway so I don't see the point? I keep buying clothes to take with me though, despite the fact I know I won't be able to fit it all in my suitcase. Ahhhh help! Someone come and pack for me please?! 

This will probably be my last post until I return back to England, but follow me on insta for more updates/outfits/holiday spam :) @elizabethbryony 

Love Elizabeth xx

Friday, 4 July 2014

Friday 4th July; Forever 60s

Dress- Chelsea Girl at River Island 
Shoes- Garage
Pendant- Topshop 

I love this dress. The photos really don't do it justice, I think because it was an overcast day so it just looks gloomy. But this is probably the only time you'll ever see me in a V-neck (I hate V necks) but its worth it for this dress. I bought it on a spur of the moment I-need-new-clothes moment, something which is becoming too much of a regular occurrence for me. But I do love a printed mini dress, because I can wear them day or night most of the time! I think I need to invest in a maxi kimono so I can wear dresses like this even in Autumn. 

I feel very uninspired when it comes to shopping at the I keep finding things I like and they're either sold out, or over seas. And I've ordered way too many things that end up with added custom fees to justify ordering more stuff. Why is there no magic tunnel that brings packages in without ridiculous taxes on?! Okay yeah I know that's illegal, but still. (Carrier pigeons? Carrier Eagles since its America?) 
Love Elizabeth xx 

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

1st July; Dolphin

Two piece- Pretty Little
Shoes- Garage

This is quite a short post for me because I took new photos yesterday with a different outfit post in mind but the pictures came out really bad so I decided to use these which I took the other week but decided not to use as they were only phone camera quality! However, I've been dying to to show you this amazing two piece I bought the other week. I decided I needed something white for holiday to go with my tan (hopefully), and the print on this set was just too cute to resist. And it came to about £28 for the both which I thought was a bargain! Sorry these aren't the best quality, but hopefully they do the outfit justice :) 

So tomorrow will be a week till I fly off to Tunisia in North Africa- I am going to end up lobster red its so hot. I wasn't planning to do a holiday outfit blog post, but might do since my holiday wardrobe seems to be every growing haha. But fair warning I won't be posting whilst I'm away so it might be a couple of weeks before I get back to blogging, I'll try and get a couple more posts in this week though before I go. 

Love Elizabeth xx

Saturday, 28 June 2014

28th June; As If!

Two piece- Charity Shop
Top- H&M
Shoes and Necklace- Topshop

This is probably my favourite buy EVER from a charity shop, a vintage two piece that screams Clueless. I got it a while back but just never got a chance to wear it, so decided to throw it on the other day. I know its quite formal and to be honest when I bought it I thought it would be a good outfit choice for interviews for jobs/placement because it still shows my personality rather than just a plain blazer and trousers combo. Even though- and yes, this is a bit embarrassing- it's technically age 14. Oh well. I paired with with my Topshop platforms and a chunky necklace. I'm very aware I'm posing so awkwardly here but I am not good in front of a camera (which seems stupid considering my blog is entirely photos of myself, but still). I need to figure out a way to make my camera take photos brighter and with softer lighting but I'm useless with that sort of stuff, any help?!  

I've also been thinking lately that I want to do more with my blog than just outfits, but at the same time I want to know what people WANT to actually read. Like, how would you guys feel about me doing more styling/shopping posts, and just general writing stuff? All fashion based, of course. Would love to get some opinions! 
Peace out!
Love Elizabeth xx