Reason to be happy: Weird & Wonderful weather

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How awesome is this??

I was looking out of my bedroom window in Leicester today when I came across this entire rainbow. It’s so beautiful. We’ve been having some really weird and wonderful weather at the moment but I’m loving it. The weather’s moods and patterns are so interesting and I love just sitting back and simply watching.

This has to be my reason to be happy today!!

Something to smile about

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I’m trying to find the beautiful things in life recently. After a huge part of my brain has chosen to dedicate itself for negative thinking, I’m trying to persuade it to change its mind a little. I’m starting with the little things that make me happy. For instance this patch of dry, dirty ground that had beautiful flowers blooming from between it. That’s something to smile about.

Nature walks

I’ve been in the south of France for a fortnight now and am attempting to suck in the last few days of fresh air before I return home (to a very cold UK). When you’re in England you tend to forget the simple things like nature so it’s always calming for me to just be outside. Ollie being ever the fashionista was the focus for my post today.

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5 panel: supreme

T- shirt : palace

Trainers: Nike

Jeans: nudie

Sweatshirt: Billionaire Boys Club

Summer is here

So for us Brits the summer has temporarily arrived. Yes, we’re dripping with sweat but we look fabulous doing it. I went out and bought a summer dress to escape the heat slightly. Although the dress is slightly shapeless and can help my food baby to announce itself, the hem shape Is quite flattering. What do you think?

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Charm your way through a British summer

Browsing through my Vogue magazine I came a cross an ‘English Rose’ Section inspired by pretty frocks for the British holidays. It lead me to explore some clothing brands in order to find some of the prettiest outfits out there for the summer ahead

HOBBS

Invitation Pippa Dress by Hobbs

This Hobbs dress is a classic English Rose dress. Suited to pale complexions, it will be perfect teamed with a pair of faded red wedge shoes. Wear to a posh family BBQ to show off some brilliant fashion sense or to the races in the summer. Even more, this dress is perfect for a friend’s wedding.

TOPSHOP

Floral Jacquard Flippy Dress by Topshop

I’m loving this dainty Topshop dress as the length is perfect to wear without nude tights. This dress will look fabulous with a pair of nude pumps and a mini, aged denim jacket.

Fluro Beaded Dip Hem Dress by Topshop

Now, this Topshop dress is a showstopper. Save this beauty for an evening date and to keep this look mysterious try to be brave enough to go bra-less. Come on, we hate those ‘see through’ bra straps that went out in the 90’s.

Topshop patent heeled pumps

THESE patent heeled pumps by Topshop are my ultimate fav. I shall be rushing out soon to buy a pair. The warm, pastel colours will literally match anything in your summer wardrobe. They are so dainty and girly.

ERDEM

Erdem lemon sheer dress

I’m a sucker for Erdem and every season that I see the fashion brand in my magazines, my heart flutters a little. The designs are ultra feminine every single season without fail and I wouldΒ definitelyΒ say Erdem is one of my all time favourite fashion brands. This Lemon sheer dress will compliment any shade of skin but it’s best worn in the spring time whilst all the new flowers are presenting themselves in bloom.

Erdem floor length sheer lace dress

This Erdem Sheer lace dress may be best worn in the evening at a swanky event but it is quite daring – I had to include it. Look at the wonderful pale blue layered between the lace.

 

Casual: PULL AND BEAR

 

Pull and Bear jersey cardigan

I recently discovered a Pull and Bear in Bordeaux, France and I fell in love. It is like a casual-cool heaven. Every single item of clothing is made to look effortless, like anyone can pull it off. This cardigan will go fabulously paired with white shorts and a royal blue silky top up top.

 

Pull and Bear Sun Visor

I’m slightly obsessed with sun visors at the moment. I feel like they take you on a journey through the past. I will be rocking one over the summer hopefully.

Sunshine Lollipops and Rainbows…

So it seems that as soon as the sunshine is out, everyone’s moods just suddenly begin to sparkle. Flip-flops and sunglasses come out from the back of the wardrobe and summer dresses are ironed. I love the feel-good atmosphere of the summer in England. It’s so nice to sit at a cafe in Windsor and watch the world go by in their maxi-skirts and wedges. Fashion really does come out of its shell in the summer season. I love a good BBQ but now I’m off to work the burgers off at the gym!!