Friday, 3 July 2015

3rd July; A confession


Capri Pants- Vintage
Top- Topshop
Sliders- Office + customised 
Earrings- Brick Lane market 

I realise I've been totally lacking on the blog front recently, but today i have the day off work and figured I'd post this summer filled outfit. Truthfully I've not been that "in to" blogging recently, fort many reasons that I'm not going to bore you with now! But I will say the thing I love most about blogging is it makes me feel connected to the fashion world; theres so many people on this planet that having a blog makes me feel like I have my own space, I can connect with people all over the world and share my passion through clothing. It sounds stupid, but I like to think one day i can look back on this web page and see my journey through fashion- I am studying as a degree after all. I think the reason I've not really been crazy about blogging is- and things are about to get personal right now- it takes a whack at my self-esteem. I'll see a photo and be like "Oh god i'm so fat, I can't post that" and have a mini melt down. And thats MY issue (I'm not going in to details about it because I don't feel comfortable sharing that part of my life), and I realise now i need to control it. I need to accept and embrace the fact I'm not a skinny-minnie woman with naturally tiny legs and can look good in anything. If you've followed my blog for a while you can see the difference in how I looked about 3 years ago compared to now, and I guess its hard to let go of. Basically I need learn to accept who I am, how I look; I'm tall, so I'm not naturally tiny, and I have boobs, which in its self is a big issue for me as it always makes me look out of proportion.  

I've wanted to write something like this for a while now, and finally had the guts to do it after seeing so many other amazing bloggers do  the same with no fear. Sometimes the only way we can move on and be okay, is to get everything off our chests and stop feeling like we're hiding from the world. Everyone has there own issues with themselves, but i guess its about learning to accept who you are and stop comparing yourself to other people (something I always do, which isn't good!). Anyways, I hope this inspires you- if you haven't given up reading this long essay- and its not too cheesy. Its a difficult post for me to write, but I'm just going to do it. 

Love Elizabeth xx
p.s I had to post this photo because I can't stop laughing at myself hahhahaa 

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Barbie Girl


Trousers- Cow Vintage
Top- Topshop
Sliders- Office and customised.

This feels like the first proper post I've done in a while, so I'm sat listening to country music (guilty pleasure...I'm not sorry) and attempting to make the best of the weather. Despite the sun making me want to dress nice and take photos, it always, ALWAYS causing problems within the lens...hence why biblical light appears to be shining down on me. Cheers to my sister for letting me know- not! I realise this looks is kind of..."clown" like, but i like it. I also customised my £5 sliders with some vintage stickers I found hidden in a draw of my house! They'll probably come off when I wear them but for now they look super sassy- Barbie would be proud. Feel weird having my toes out, i hate my toes but in summer its unavoidable. 

I'm currently spending my time either working, doing arty-stuff, and selling my clothes on Depop. I officially admit it; I own too many clothes. You know when you have so many clothes, that you end up finding about 5 pieces of clothing in the back of a draw, that still have tags on and you didn't even know you had? Yeah, that. So I'm literally just selling stuff mega cheap because i have no room for it! I was gonna throw it in a charity bag, but i figured I'd try selling it first...does that make me uncharitable? Oh well, if you fancy a look my depop is the same as my instagram: elizabethbryony 

Hope you're all enjoying the sunshine! 
Love Elizabeth xx





Wednesday, 17 June 2015

Bright


Skirt- Vintage
Roll neck- T.K.Maxx
Shoes- Topshop
Coat- Monki 

I think red lippy only highlights how pale I am...whoops. Forever wishing I was going on holiday, but alas I am not *cries*. I got this skirt ages ago on a vintage sale rail for about £3, it was a maxi so I adjusted it to a midi as I knew I wouldn't wear it as a maxi- it looked too much like a sack. Paired with my beaut new Topshop sandals, and fave coat- yeah I know its a winter coat but let's face it, we're in England where its pretty much winter all year round. 

I'm in one of those "fashion-slumps" at the moment where I'm really uninspired with what to wear, and think everything looks bad on me. Gahh. So wishing summer would hurry up now!

Love Elizabeth xx

Thursday, 11 June 2015

Metalics


Bomber Jacket- ASOS
Skirt- Oh My Love via sample sale
Shoes- ASOS
Top- H&M
Glasses- Cheap Monday 

This was one of those situations where I had terrible lighting, weather issues and am just generally not looking my best. Needless to say me or my family have no clue about photography so my DSLR is handed to whoever is around and we hope for the best. I've decided this is a "bad lighting spot" (we all have them right?), plus the green is too crazy in the background. Anyway, here I am wearing my silk bomber from ASOS and sample sale skirt which I got for a fiver. It was one of those things where I was hesitant to buy it as I couldn't decide if it was tacky or fabulous. I opted for the second one, but am not 100% convinced that I don't look like a baked potato in tin foil. 

I've also decided iPhone photos are more flattering than a proper camera, despite the shocking quality, I don't know why. To add more complaints about lighting (sorry) for some reason half the photos I have brown legs, the other half I'm pasty white. So yeah. Hence why I've spent my day off lounging in the garden and trying to get brown before a long awaited night out tomorrow. 

Love Elizabeth xx

Sunday, 7 June 2015

Grass


Coat- Monki
Trousers- Vintage
Roll neck- Vintage
Shoes- ASOS

Okay so not gonna lie this coat totes looks like a dressing gown, but the colour is perfect and it feels like a dream. Its so snug and fluffy, I've had so many compliments on it too (thank you old lady in the market that kept stroking my arm and admiring the coat). And I got it in the sale for like £10 or something ridiculous, one of the best purchases I've ever made! Worn with my vintage trousers (which my mum likes to call chef trousers, thanks) and charity shop roll neck. 

These photos were taken on a day when the weather was not my friend, typically when I've been busy all weekend, the sun comes out. As to why i've been bus, I've managed to get a part time job at Office shoes! Yay me! After london I'm completely broke, so saving now for my graduate collection in a years time seems like the best idea. Along with that, I'm selling looooads of clothes on eBay as I literally have no where to keep them *cries*. So take a browse here if you're looking for a bargain! Ebay seems like a great idea until your get people winning bids and not paying/sending you silly messages asking for a £50 top for a fiver...like, no. 

I've had a jam packed two days back in the working life (how did i cope on placement for 16 hours a day???!) so am in desperate need of some sleep. 

Love Elizabeth xx












Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Citrus #MeduseColor



Jeans- Vintage Versace
Shirt- American Apparel 
Bag- New Look

This is such a summery outfit, despite the weather! Really makes me think of iced lollies and fruity cocktails...ahh how I'm wishing for summer! This is on of my go-to comfy outfits, my baggy Versace jeans and oversized shirt. I picked up this fluffy little bag (which now means I have 12 fluffy bags..whoops) for a fiver in the New Look sale, so i couldn't resist. 

Now for the exciting part, you can win a pair of Meduse jellies with this competition! And its super fun, all you gotta do is throw together your most colourful, fun outfit, post it on social media using the hashtag #MeduseColor and tagging @meduseoriginal, or submit it to the Meduse Facebook page here. Easy! Meduse have told me they're choosing 3 winners, to win 3 pairs of shoes each!! just in time for summer! Photos should be submitted before Friday 19th June 4pm (G.M.T.), and on Facebook Monday 22nd June 11am. Winners will be picked on the 29th of June.
I've love to see your entires, let the colour craziness begin!! 

Love Elizabeth xx


Sunday, 31 May 2015

Crochet and Culottes


Crochet top- I made
Culottes- Topshop
Shoes- ASOS

So long time, no blog! Buuut I'm back, placement is all done and I'm officially out of London and back home! Its so weird to be at home and not having a time limit of having to travel back within a few days, so its gonna take some getting used to! However i'm so glad its over, living in London and working everyday was very tiring and stressful to say the least. 

This is one of those outfits that I just LOVE too much, I got these culottes on Thursday and I've already worn them twice! They're super comfortable, and culottes are my new obsession this season. As for the top, its a lil crochet project I made myself, I'm super pleased with how it came out! It only took about a week as well, I'm getting pretty fast now at crochet! 

I'm really hoping the weather improves soon, I want to be able to wear skirts without tights and to sit out in the sun drinking cocktails :( I'm not even going on holiday this year so I need to accept the only tan I'm gonna get this year is from a bottle *cringes*. 

Hope everyones had a good weekend! 
Love Elizabeth xx