Tag Archives: Sequins

Just love this Hobbs Star Cropped Wool/Cashmere Sweater……….

This sweater is the answer to all of my “knit” prayers!! I wanted cashmere (I know its only a mix) I wanted cropped and I wanted interesting.so when I spotted this in store today I couldn’t wait to try it, I knew it would be perfect. (I was right)

I may even take a photo to share tomorrow!!

Hobbs Star Sweater £89 here

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& Other Stories Ditzy Frill Dress…..just love it

I spotted this dress awhile back and I loved it but never tried it and now I keep going back to it. For me it would be easy to wear with bare legs and ankle boots (unless it’s freezing!) It has that pretty but edgy look that I fall for all of the time.

& Other Stories Ditzy Frill Dress £165 here

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Coast Bliss Skirt | Tulle & Organza Skirts | Sequinned Tops |

As I was wandering around House of Fraser this week in my personal shopping role I spotted the Coast Bliss skirt and sequinned top and although I hate to admit it I want to wear it. I never tend to go for pretty but this is beautiful and I have so many pairs of amazing shoes to wear with it.

I need an occasion!!

Coast Bliss Skirt £125 here

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Coast Bliss Top £85 here

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Its Party Time at Zara| Glitter Ankle Boots|Sequinned Jackets|

With the party season upon us I thought I would take a look at what Zara had to offer. As always there is plenty to choose from and you certainly wont be disappointed.

Shiny Velvet Dress £39.99 here

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Glitter Ankle Boots £49.99 here

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Metallic Pleated Skirt £39.99 here

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Croc Print Clutch £19.99 here

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Sequinned Tank Top £29.99 here

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Mix Sequinned Bomber Jacket £69.99 here

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Sequinned Tube Skirt £39.99 here

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Crystal Fringe Necklace £29.99 here

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High Heel Sandal £49.99 here

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Glamorous Waistband Shorts £25.99 here

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Sequinned Crop Top £79.99 here

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Studio Dress £69.99 here

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Metallic Midi Skirt £29.99 here

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Jumpsuit with V Back £69.99 here

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Mesh Booties £39.99 here

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Net a Porter Global Finds | Where can I find unique pieces?|

When ever I travel abroad I love to check out all of the traditionally made goodies. In Quebec earlier this year I fell in love with the First Nation moccasins, especially the turquoise pair! There was definitely a air of Isabel Marant about them!!

On our annual trip to Peru the choice is vast from jewellery to alpaca which makes it very hard to decide what to buy. The colours are always so vibrant and I know I won’t be able to find them back home.

Net a Porter have a selection of pieces chosen by their buyers on their travels and these are my favourites.

CeliaB Tina Fringed Crochet Knit Jacket £475 here

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Shore Projects Gold Plated Grosgrain & Leather Watch £115 here

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Hatmaker Gabon Leather Trimmed Straw Hat £325 here

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CeliaB Donna Sequin Embellished Wool Jacket £615 here

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Sarah & Bred PVC and Canvas Clutch £125 here

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Muzungo Sisters Embellished Bag £220 here

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Todays shopping basket|The best beachwear|Bandeau Bikinis|

After booking a few days in the sun for September I have decided to look for some new beachwear. I have a lot of bikinis and shorts but every year I take all of my new buys to Peru and leave them there! It means I can buy new every year as I obviously forget what I have left behind!!

If you are looking for designer beachwear at the moment then you need to check www.beachcafe.com I have just discovered it and I love it. They stock a great range of designers like Melissa Odabash, Juliet Dunn, Seafolly and many more. They offer next day delivery or you can pick it up from Ledbury Rd in London, this just happens to be one of my favourite streets as it always houses Matches & Austique, what more do you want.

The Charo Ruiz blue skirt that I have included below is from this site and you have to agree it is beautiful. That is definitely going to Peru it will look amazing with a tan.

If you want to treat yourself there is 10% off first orders using the code FS01.

I do have a large collection of hats in Peru, they even have their own hat stand but obviously there is always room for one more and Ido love this one from Hat Attack.

Hat Attack Bound Edge Hat £100 here

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Angle Diamond Dot Neon Bracelet £20 here

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Eberjey Dylan Shorts £59 here

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Monrow Neon Magenta Tee £55 here

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Juliet Dunn Sequin Embellished Shorts £135 here

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Charo Ruiz Adlib Skirt £139 here

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Seafolly China Blue Bikini £83 here

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Juliet Dunn Dungareenis £190 here

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Seafolly Shimmer Starlette Bikini £50 here

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Splendid Sunblock Bikini £39 here

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PilyQ Monique Cover Up £94 here

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Christophe Sauvant Collection Sioux Tunic £161 here

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Mara Hoffman Rays Swing Dress £138 here

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My Favourite Playsuits| Spring Summer Playsuits |

I always love a playsuit in the summer, they are just so easy to wear.  You don’t have to worry about the wind blowing short skirts and bare legs! Nor do you have to worry about walking upstairs or sitting down!!

These are my favourites:

French Connection Morgana Playsuit £69 here

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Warehouse Fluro Embroidered Playsuit £42 here

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Warehouse Mesh Lace Playsuit £68 here

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Zara Sequin Playsuit £39.99 here

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T by Alexander Wang Crepe Playsuit £377 here

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Velvet X Lily Aldridge Tracey Playsuit £185 here

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Anna Sui Silk Chiffon Playsuit £475 here

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Valentino  Split Back Playsuit £1440 here

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ASOS Playsuit £45 here

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ASOS Glamorous Playsuit £32 here

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Maje Evening Playsuit £260 here

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Saloni Lulu Silk Playsuit £380 here

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Rag & Bone Lama Playsuit £445 here

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Look of the day Isabel Marant|Leather Jackets|Isabel Marant Shoes|

I have just been looking at hotels in Paris and this led me to think about what I would wear I got there. It will be July so I am hoping that it will be legs out weather!! There is nothing better to wear in Paris than Isabel Marant and I love this outfit featured brow.  I would swap the boots for sandals for walking but the ankle boots are perfect for the bar. The leather jacket hopefully wouldn’t be needed but it would be great to have it anyway. Linen tees are an essential as are her mini ruffle skirts.

Minea Linen Tee £125 here

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Qing Ruffle Trimmed Sequinned Silk Mini £415 here

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Mossa Studded Cutout Ankel Boots £700 here

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Bradi Leather Jacket £705 here

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Today I am loving pretty things | Statement Necklaces | Sequins |

As we all to well aware today the weather is terrible so we need pretty things to make everything better. The weather certainly wont allow us to wear most of these things but we can add some jewellery or wear a pretty knit.

Valentino Green Rockstud Sandals £560 here 

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Sophie Hulme Leather Envelope Clutch £460 here

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Zara Poplin Skirt £25.99 here

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Isabel Marant Candice Cotton Shirt £190 here

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Miu Miu Embellished Heel Mary Janes £550 here

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Zara Sequin Skirt £39.99 here 

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Zara Dress with Knotted Back £45.99 here

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Marc by Marc Jacobs Gretta Sequinned Sweater £280 here

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House of Holland Embroidered Dove Cotton Shirt £210 here

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Valentino Tan Go 25 Pumps £465 here 

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Whistles Je Voudrais Sweatshirt £75 here

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Laviandbelle Orange Neon & Turquoise Earrings £15 here

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Zara Rhinestone Necklace £19.99 here

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Prada Teal & Cornflower Ballerina Flats £440 here

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Miu Miu Necklace £570 here

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