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21.4.10

Inspired by Miu Miu




  

I thought I'd share with you a quite stunning piece of clothing by Miu Miu. 

After seeing this outfit on the cover of an evening standard supplement, that I was temporarily blown away by, I've been desperate to find time to sit down and really express my gratitude. 

This Iconic design of this collection is detailed yet plain, screams twee but has a quite hard hitting print. 

My specific favourite as you can see in the images is the one made from a cat print shirt and diamante, which is an absolutely stunning piece. 

I think this sort of print will be a real hit for the summer, and I just wish I had the spare £285 lying around for those cute clog sandals from the collection ;( 


M x

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12.4.10

La Perla

Lets be honest, there's not a lot you can play with as a Designer or illustrator when your trying to sell hosiery for a company right? The La Perla Packaging can prove you wrong.





After shopping for the items I've posted a blog about earlier I decided to shop for some new leg wear on Asos and stumbled across the company La Perla and fell in Love with the packaging. 

Their innovative Illustrated poses of models and the very subtle, simple yet striking layout, typography and colours of the collection has been really well done. Their interesting packaging really fits the aesthetic of the company of being mainly for women, but also being quite different and off the wall about how they sell their products, which is what come across to me from the website (La Perla

Its taking me a while to find the designer but this packaging is definitely an inspiration for me and is a great example of well thought out and structured design. 


M x

(Images taken from the ASOS website and laid out by myself)

A Cheaper Alternative

I've just been studying the detail and quality of the Dior Diorette Jewellery Collection and have found a much cheaper alternative by Accessorize.  



Although the craft and effect isn't the same I think that is a good alternative, and because I mainly wear a lot of silver Jewellery its a great silver option for myself. 


M x

(Images taken from the ASOS and Dior websites and laid out by myself)

Loan day shopping list

I am currently a very poor student (like most are at the moment), and so I've been dreaming up a little list of the things I want to buy when my loan and wages come through.


 

The Black Playsuit with lace shoulder detail is £38 from Miss Selfridge 
The rose coloured retro watch is £20 from Asos 
The Brown flat buckle shoes are £35 and also from Asos 
The Mischa Barton round Ladybug bag is £30 and a great half price find at Tesco 
The small gold ring watch is £12 at Accessorize 
and Lastly, the large Black leather disc ring is roughly about £24 from House of Harlow 1960 but I think the shipping cost would be crazy so I think its more of a dream than a definite buy :( 

I think this could make a nice little outfit :) I now cannot wait to go shopping and spend some quality time in London with my friends, I'm so excited :) 


M x

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