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30.9.10

My dream just arrived through the post..

..After a 6 day wait






Isn't she just perfect! I absolutely love the simplicity of the logo on the box that seems to have a fresh twist on an Aztec idea, but also adds to the range a great deal and is also a nice thing to keep! 


What do you think of the House of Harlow 1960 range? 
M x

(Images taken by myself)

24.9.10

House of Harlow 1960



Ever since Nicole Richie quit living 'The Simple Life' and started dating Joel Madden from Good Charlotte I've always thought she slowly bloomed into every bit the celebrity star and fashion guru she is today and that House of Harlow 1960 was just the tip of the iceberg. 

When the brand started up in October 2008 with only a few jewelry pieces I fell head over heels in love with the boho chic designs but sophisticated feel of the pieces just like Nicole Richie all over! But due to the range being American they were only available in the US and would cost a bomb to ship over. 

Finally one year on, a larger range of pieces and greater publicity for the brand, online UK stores are now starting to sell these beauts for the same prices as in the US and some offer free delivery such as Asos. To mark this tremendous occasion I have bought one of the first pieces the brand brought out which I've been dreaming about for over a year now, the sunburst 14ct gold-plated cocktail ring with black leather insert! Which is definitely one of the best pieces in the collection.  
I love the way that this and a lot of the pieces although have a strong boho/aztec feel to them they seem to be extremely blendable with different fashion styles. Also the brand's pieces are definitely strong enough to stand alone and still look amazing and show themselves as real signature pieces that you'd imagine could really finish off any outfit, One example of this has to be the yellow gold tigers eye ring in the image below, No wonder its such a big hit!   




You can find most of the range at Asos, Bunny Hug and My Wardrobe.. and you'll find me for the next week at the front door waiting for the postman to give me my parcel! 


Speak soon! 
M x

(Images taken from the ASOS website and laid out by myself. The top image is from an un-known source. If this is your image please email if you wish to include your copyright details or to have the image taken down)

7.9.10

Imogen Newton

Bloggers, journalist's and fashionistas everywhere have been talking about new kid on the block Imogen Newton, one of the current faces for Topshop

After reading a short piece from the Evening Standard about the model I've felt inspired by her effortless girl next door essence when looking at natural pictures of her, but also her striking boyish rough and ready charm when modelling for topshop. She seems to ooze less is more and reminds me visually as exactly half of singer Avril Lavigne and actress Claire Danes. 

Although she's 16 years old and every girls dream seems to have fallen into her lap, she is still determined to continue on to doing A-levels after getting all A's and A*'s in her GCSE's. So not only is she absolutely stunning, she's extremely clever and is very level-headed for someone of her age. 

Don't you just hate her already! 
You can view her modelling portfolio at Models.com








(Images taken from the Topshop website and from un-known sources. If this is your image(s) please email if you wish to include your copyright details or to have the image(s) taken down)

4.9.10

A change for the better?

I was recently browsing the beauty section of the ASOS website and found a first for nail polish (well for me anyway) scented nail polish by Rimmel London. They come in Apricot punch, Cranberry zest, Lemon drop and Strawberry fizz. Although I'm only a fan of Strawberry fizz and Cranberry zest colour wise, Could this be a step in the right direction to eliminate the horrible lingering stench of nail polish when it's just been used? 


What do you think? 


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