Box of Treats!

I have my work Christmas night out this Friday and I have been looking for a perfect nail colour to wear. I nipped into Boots on my lunch hour and found some lovely polishes in the No7 Stay Perfect range for £5.50 each. Two colours jumped out at me straight away.

These are ‘Damson Dream’ and ‘Salsa’ and they made me think of Christmas tinsel with their bright glossy colours and hint of sparkle! This is how they look on my nails.

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I would describe the polish as almost like a glaze for the nails. One thin layer gives a nice subtle translucent effect, but two layers (as shown in the photo above) really builds the colour and gives a lovely strong effect with an extremely glossy finish. I’m not wearing topcoat in the photo above, and you can really see the shine! Now I just have to decide which colour to choose for Friday!

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An added little bonus of purchasing these nail polishes was a free gift! Because I had bought two selected No7 items, I received this gift box full of No7 goodies, including Exceptional Definition mascara in ‘black’,  Stay Perfect lipstick in ‘Classic Rose’, Stay Perfect eyeshadow in ‘black gold’ and Stay Perfect metallic eyeliner in ‘blackest’.

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Now sometimes with these kind of free gift sets you are given colours that aren’t the most popular and perhaps wouldn’t suit the majority of skin tones. I was pleasantly surprised then to find that the colours are very wearable. The mascara is black which is the colour I normally wear (and I would expect a lot of other people do to!). I have swatched the other products on the back of my hand to let you see the colours a bit better.

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The lipstick is a lovely classic pink which I would expect to suit a number of different skin tones. I am impressed with the quality of the lipstick which is rich and gives coverage. The eyeshadow shown at the bottom of the picture is a lovely, blendable browny-black with gorgeous specs of gold through it – definitely one for the party season! And finally, my favourite of these four gifts is the eye pencil, a beautiful steely black which again has a lovely thick texture and would give a really dramatic and glamorous eye effect!

This offer is currently on at Boots for a limited time. If you fancy treating yourself to an early Christmas present, details can be found here!

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Festive Feet

I’ve fallen in love with a pair of shoes.

Christmas heels

As soon as I saw them I thought they are the most perfect pair of heels for Christmas, with that festive red colour and the gold shiny heel! The satin also gives them a luxurious feeling – well if you can’t treat yourself at Christmas, when can you? The snakeskin detail on the back of the shoe and the platform makes them slightly less formal and will help to protect the satin from the elements in the wintery weather. I just want to dance round the Christmas tree with a glass of mulled wine in these shoes! (Another reason I like them is that they just happen to match perfectly with my nail colour today!)

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Rimmel 60 Second Nail Polish in ‘Rapid Ruby’

These shoes are by Dune and also come in a rather gorgeous black. They are available at ASOS – just click here and they can be yours!

Hot Pink ‘Twiggy’ Jeans

I don’t know about you, but I always find that skinny jeans/jeggings have a habit of being very restrictive and limiting your movement, which, let’s face it, is not a good look! Because of this, it is very precious when you find that perfect pair of skinnies that stretch enough to allow you to have your full range of movement!

I had been looking for some hot pink skinnies for ages but could never find the perfect pair. If you are following me on Twitter then you will know that I recently ordered these beauties…

Hot Pink Jeggings (Twiggy @ M&S, £25)

These are by Twiggy for Marks and Spencer and they are nice and stretchy but good quality and keep their shape well – perfect! The colour of these is described as ‘lipstick’ which is accurate as they are a true strong pink.

As I haven’t owned jeans of this colour before, I tried styling them in a few different ways…

I have used clashing prints with the tops I have chosen in the photo above. The top is by Miss Selfridge as was featured in this post. The jacket is from River Island and is a perfect summer cover up which really dresses up an outfit. I have chosen a River Island clutch bag in a clashing pink to tie together the pink in the jacket and the pink of the jeans. I finished off with a pair of black wedge ankle boots from ASOS.

 My second look is more casual and is suitable for a chilly Spring day. I styled the jeans with a purple top and matching purple flats by Guess. I added my gorgeous soft faux-fur gillet from Zara. I like this look as it is cosy and cute! Here is a close up of the shoes:

Adorable!

My final look is more of an evening look. I have paired my jeans with a pair of snakeskin heels which I picked up in TK Maxx. I added a black vest top from Karen Millen and lots of gold and silver chunky jewellery.

Which look is your favorite? How would you style lipstick-coloured skinny jeans? I would love to hear your ideas!

Florals and Prints

I was browsing on ASOS.com earlier and noticed how many cute items they have with pretty prints and unique details. Here is a round-up of my favourites!

Floral Peplum Dress (£35), Flower Print TOMS (£40), Pink Jacket (£60), Blue Floral Midi Skirt (£40), Strawberry Print Sleeveless Blouse (£29), Gold Toe Cap Blue Floral Heels (£45) and Heart Knee Skinny Jeans (£35) all ASOS.

I love all of the floral prints, they are so fresh and feminine! The gold toe-capped heels are so sexy and made me think of a pin-up girl. The little pink jacket is so versatile and could be worn with dresses or jeans. I just can’t resist those little hearts on the knees of the jeans – how adorable! I love a kookie print, and the strawberry print shirt does this beautifully without being too over the top. For fashionistas who also require comfort,  my beloved TOMS are available in this beautiful multi-coloured flower print! I want them all!

A Little Reminder…

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I Heart Tom

Who is this mystery man I hear you ask? Well actually, it’s not a man but (even better) a pair of shoes!

I recently ordered my first pair of Toms shoes and they arrived yesterday. I wasn’t sure what I would think of them, but I have read so many good reviews that I had to try them for myself.

If you don’t know, Toms are a shoe company who promise that for every pair of shoes they sell, they will donate a pair of shoes to a child in need somewhere in the world. Not only that, but they look great!

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I ordered some red Toms as I needed a new pair of red flats for summer, and I thought these would make a welcome change from my usual ballet pumps! Look at the gorgeous detail inside!

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Ickle elephants!!

These look Fab with skinny jeans, skirts, shorts and summer dresses. They are also beautifully comfortable – they have a real leather, padded insole so they give your feet good support while making you feel as though you are wearing slippers! I have a feeling they will never be off my feet!

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Toms are available from retailers such as ASOS and Schuh, and come in a huge range of colours and styles. Mine are the classic flat canvas in red but they come in a range of materials, colours and prints, and even a wedge style!

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T-shirt and Jeans: GAP UK, Bag: Mango @ASOS, Shoes: Toms @ASOS

These really are feel-good shoes – from a style, comfort and helping others point of view! I have a feeling this may not be my last Toms purchase. In fact, I better just pop over to the Toms website and see what other colours they come in…

ASOS Sale Swag

ASOS are currently having a sale and I picked up the following goodies…

ASOS Sale Swag

This warehouse blouse is covered in diamonte and stud detail and is really lux. This Miss Sixty top is perfect for nights out and has a very sexy back! I love the anchor detail on the skirt. I’m really into coloured denim at the moment and can’t wait for these red skinny jeans to arrive! Believe it or not, I don’t own a red handbag and this Mango quilted number will fill this gap in my wardrobe! And finally these gorgeous flats are classy and will go with everything.

What did you pick up in the ASOS sale?