I ended up with these cute peach jeans from Zara. As mentioned previously, Zara jeans fit me really well – I love the waist height, length and material. These ones were a bargain at £25.
My boyfriend took me for dinner last night to Babylon at Kensington Roof Gardens. We got a window seat which had a view over London, it was pretty magical. Other than the stunning view – the décor wasn’t quite to my taste with bright green, light wood, pink and black/white theme. Too fussy and over the top. The food however, was outstanding, as well as excellent service. Refreshing, for a London hotspot.
I am wearing my new jeans with a black top from Norma Komali, new Comme des Garçons clutch and Carven suede bow-back slingbacks (love these).
I can’t decide… I popped into Zara yesterday and tried on this gorgeous cream textured jacket (£79). I really like it – but the question is, do I really need it? I have SO many jackets!
I’m off to the seaside this weekend to visit my boyfriend’s family in Bournemouth. I’m going to bring down all my winter clothes, as my wardrobe is overflowing at the moment. I had a massive clear out the other day, and got out all my summer clothes for sunny London, and in preparation for my 10-day holiday in Spain next week. I forgot how much I love colour and can’t wait to wear all my summer bits – feels like I have a whole new wardrobe with loads of pieces I’d forgotten I had!
Now, back to the jacket. I am still undecided… Later on I will show you what I did buy (not pictured on here).
Tip: Zara have some great shirts and colourful cotton knits in at the moment! Great transition pieces from spring to summer.
Yes, I love to shop (obviously), discovering new things, designers, boutiques, beauty remedies and health kicks. I started this blog with the intention of buying something new everyday – which I can say I have successfully done nearly every single day since I started the blog back in December – and will continue to do so. I love working on the blog, as it constantly inspires me to search out new trends and styles, be it a high street bargain, a luxurious leather bag or organic groceries.
After some feedback from you lovely readers, as well as having less time on my hands right now and in the coming future – I thought I would add on an ‘Outfit’ category to the blog, to mix things up a bit. It won’t necessarily be part of what I have actually bought – but just showing you my what I am wearing a few times a week. So 70% purchases, 30% outfits and wishlist. Something like that.
I was never to keen on green tea – until I tasted Clipper tea. Aside from the gorgeous packaging and branding, the tea is by far the nicest flavored green tea I have ever tasted, and now they’ve introduced several new variations, with strawberry, peppermint, manuka honey and lemon (as seen above). My favourite is the manuka honey – subtly sweet from the honey with the sour green tea flavour. Yum.
Clipper Teas have also recently launched a new on-line magazine www.Clippergreenroom.com – which is dedicated to green tea and the health and wellbeing benefits of drinking green tea. It’s filled with delicious recipes, detox and health tips – such a nice site. If you’re into healthy living I would definitely recommend bookmarking this page; with content changing every month, it’s a site to come back to.
Clipper Teas from Waitrose, £2.11 per pack with 50 bags.
My boyfriends knows me to well. He brought me this cute multicoloured bracelet from China (middle centre) – another great addition to my arm candy collection.
From the left I am wearing my vintage metal bangle, thin friendship bracelet from Sicily (gift memento from the best girls), silver ChloBo bracelet, new bracelet, silver Tiffany heart bracelet and Daisy Knights skull band.
Outfit 1: I’m wearing the Jil Sander cape (£85), Zadig & Voltaire leather pants (£50) and Marc Jacobs sequin clutch (£100). I absolutely love the cape – it has a great cut in a soft silk material. The pants are a size too big, but that’s not anything my wonderful mother can’t fix – she is the best seamstress and can work wonders with any type of clothing. Then there’s the clutch. Obsessed with this beauty.
I teamed the new pieces with my DKNY suede strappy heels and a peach coloured t-shirt from Zara.
Outfit 2: Maybe not the wisest purchase in terms of summer being around the corner, but I couldn’t resist this cute wool sweater from Isabel Marant (£40), which I am wearing with the Zadig leather pants and the green Comme des Garçons leather wallet/clutch (£20).
Outfit 3: This coat from J.Crew (£80) is so gorgeous – such an investment piece. Love the shabby grey mohair combined with the shiny leather sleeves. It will look just as good open and oversized, or belted for a more fitted look.
Outfit 4: Do you remember this post, where I was after a bridesmaid’s dress for my sister’s wedding? Since then, the colour theme has become more pastel – and I managed to find this beauty from Halston Heritage (£35), which might just be the perfect fit for it.
Outfit 5: I have actually been lusting after this dress from by Malene Birger for ages. I was thrilled when I found it at the sample sale for only £25! As its bejeweled with chains, stones and metal, it’s actually quite heavy, but the quality is great and will be great for evening wear, or even a summer dress.
I am wearing both dresses with Dries Van Noten heels.
Here are some close-ups of the accessories I bought. As it was a sample sale, not all of the pieces where perfect – as you can see with the Comme des Garçons oversized leather wallet (£20), being slightly dirty with a few scratches.
The Proenza Schouler tribal bracelet (£25) also had a loose thread, which I fixed straight away – but the Marc Jacobs sequin and leather clutch (£100) was in perfect condition, and I must say, this is my favourite piece.
Will show you outfit pictures later!