Monthly Archives: January 2010

Grey sky thinking

I almost forgot. I got my nails ‘done’ at Nails Inc last weekend. My lovely mother sent me a voucher to get them done for £5 (usually £17). It entitled me to a shape and polish. I chose their grey … Continue reading

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Style Icon: Carla Bruni-Sarkozy

2009 was the year of the “”political wife”. Carla Bruni-Sarkozy was one of those making a fashion statement everywhere she went. Of course, being a former model helps somewhat. But there is no denying her style. An Italian French First … Continue reading

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My very first blogger award: Beautiful Blogger Award

The lovely Rachel at Polka Dot Stripes has awarded me the Beautiful Blogger Award!! Now all I have to do is: Thank the person who nominated me – THANK YOU so so much sweets! Copy the award and put it in your blog … Continue reading

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Je vais à Paris!!!!!

I might not have studied much last night but I did book flights to Paris in May. I know it is a looooong way off but I am so excited anyway. I visited the French capital for the first time last summer, after … Continue reading

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New girl on the block!

Charlotte Taylor is a womenswear designer who is launching her fashion label – CHARLOTTE TAYLOR – at London Fashion Week in less than a month’s time. Since October she has been documenting her progress as she puts her Autumn/Winter 2010 collection … Continue reading

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Be Happy – Go Shopping!

Sorry for a distinct lack of posts recently. I am currently learning the hard way that leaving things to the last minute does not pay off!! By ‘things’, I mean my masters dissertation! I have just under two weeks to … Continue reading

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Style Icon: Brigitte Bardot

Another style icon. Another French woman. Another era. Brigitte Bardot. She is the very symbol of free spiritedness, breaking free of the restrictions that had seen women rarely out of structured clothing, heels and a hat. Bardot regularly wore ballet pumps, loose, … Continue reading

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10 things I like… about heels – by Hannah!!

When deciding to write a flats vs heels post I knew that I could easily write in favour of flats but that, while I can see perfectly well the beauty in a pair of high heels, I wasn’t sure I … Continue reading

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10 things I like… about flats

I am a flats girl. There’s no denying it. I can’t walk in heels. Despite my attempts last year to learn to! I love shoes – shoes are my problem. If I see a beautiful pair of shoes – flats … Continue reading

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It’s true what they say…

“shopping is cheaper than a psychiatrist”!! In Confessions of a Shopaholic – which could be my life story (!!) – Rebecca Bloomwood says, “When I shop the world gets better, the world is better; and then it’s not anymore and … Continue reading

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