I was sent this dress last week by @TheDressingRoomHQ, unfortunately I can’t link them or this dress because they’re instagram based but you have to check them out. I chose this one because I think it’s so Chloe esque and when paired with my sisters Chloe Faye dupe it instantly takes the look up a level. That’s what I love about accessories and why I think it’s so important to invest in them. I used to be a one bag girl and when I look back now I just don’t even recognise myself! How on earth could one bag ever do for every outfit? I myself am in the market for a Chloe dupe but I just don’t know quite how I feel about dupes. I kind of feel like if I get a dupe then when I finally save and purchase my first designer bag it’ll take the joy out of it. I don’t know though, the time I’ll actually get one seems so far in the future and these bags are so nice! What do you guys think? I’ll put some links at the bottom of this post of all the dupes I’m craving for at the minute! I really love the colours in this shirt dress, obviously you all know how obsessed I am with khaki so it comes with no surprise that I love this but the navy and orange stripes just sit so lovely together. I couldn’t believe it was only £20, it looks like something out of Zara aka my favourite shop ever. I couldn’t help but finish the look off with my khaki boots, totally giving in to my khaki addiction with this outfit! Remember to follow @thehappinessboutiqueHQ on instagram for some great pieces at amazing prices! Boots : River Island | Bag : YesStyle What are your guys views on dupes? Can you still enjoy the bag the same or do you carry some guilt with it? Don’t forget to stay up to date by following me on Bloglovin’!

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Black Jeans, Blue Shirt #nexttake12

Okay, so Lana said blue jeans, white shirt but hey, any kinda jeans with any kinda shirt and I’m happy. I’ve actually surprised myself recently with my love for shirts, white t-shirts are usually my everyday uniform but recently I’ve shifted to shirts and seriously, I’ve been missing out. As I’m the casual-ist of casual dressers I usually wear my shirts undone but with the pretty tie detail this Next shirt called out to be buttoned right to the top. I actually really like it, who knew? I could be buttoning up more of my shirts in the future, watch this space (I can already sense your anticipation to see me in shirts done all of the way up). I’ve gone for a smart-ish look, well about as smart as I get. I think I look quite grown up!! And yes I am aware that I’m 25 and therefore technically a grown up.  What do you think to this look? How would you style the shirt?Please can we also just ignore the fact that I have a claw hand? Ok thanks! I was actually surprised by this shirt from Next, I usually dismiss Next as being mumsy but it’s totally not. After receiving this shirt I thought I’d take a little look in store and they have the nicest shoes and bags as well, I picked up a pair of jeans for just £22 which I was gobsmacked at (I usually get them from Topshop where they’re £42). I also noticed this bag which I’m totally going to have to go back for. As a result i’ve now signed up to the directory (woops) and did you know that they also do next day delivery if you order before midnight? I tried this out the other month actually, I was struggling to find something for a wedding and my original outfit just wasn’t looking right (you know the feeling?) so I panic ordered a few dresses and was shocked to discover that I had till midnight. And in case you’re curious, it came the next morning, I mean how do they even do that?! Shirt : Next | Jeans : Topshop | Coat : Topshop Old| Shoes : River Island | Bag : Zara Don’t forget to follow me on Bloglovin’ to keep up to date with all of my posts!

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‘That’ Zara Coat

Picture this, I’m in a busy crowded room, there’s people all around me and suddenly, she catches my eye. In that moment, nothing else mattered and I knew she had to be mine. I made my way across the room oblivious to my surroundings and grasped her warm soft fur. Let me just stop for a minute – yes, I’m talking about a coat, and no, I don’t think I’m being dramatic.So you’ve probably seen me raving about this already on twitter, instagram and every other social media outlet available. Let’s just say I love it so much that I’ve dedicated this post to the one, the only, Zara Coat. Yes, I did get my wonderful photographer friend Alex Wallace to take multiple shots of me in the jacket from every possible angle, it’s worth it, you’ll see. It’s so warm and cosy and it’s definitely one of the must have styles this season. I don’t want to piss you off or anything but I’m actually praying for cold weather so that I can wear it! I know this jacket is selling like hot cakes and is unavailable online so I’ll link a few (cheaper) alternatives, you need to stop what you’re doing (maybe finish reading my post) and go and buy this!Can I just take a minute here to explain two things that you must not judge me on. Firstly, yes, I am aware that my legs look like I live in Iceland but my face is more Marbella. I was feeling very ill when we shot this and I don’t know about you but I always go a bit overboard on the bronzer when I’m feeling ill – and just in general life. Secondly, I know you’re looking at these jeans and I blame Topshop. These are their Jamie style which I love for the fit and the thicker denim, but those rips just keep on growing and it ain’t a pretty site. I did actually buy a new pair of jeans from Next of all places today so I’m pretty sure you’ll be seeing those soon enough. Has anyone else got their winter coat yet or is just me? Also, is it possible to be in love with a piece of clothing? I think I amHere’s some similar styles, I was going to try and be clever and add clickable photos but wordpress won’t let me put the picture’s in a row and I’m too much of a perfectionist. If anyone out there’s a wordpress wizz then help! Only Faux Shearling Jacket – Asos £65.00 Shearling Lapel Biker Coat – Choies £35.14 Contemporary Faux Suede Moto Jacket – Forever 21 £45.00 Tan Suedette Shearling Lined Biker Jacket – New Look £44.99

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Double Denim Days

I love simple outfit’s like this, I’m all about simplicity when it comes to getting dressed, if it’s too faffy and I’m not comfortable then I’m not wearing it! I wasn’t quite ready to rock the double blue denim look so I thought I’d pull out my old trusty wax coated skinnies. I would actually wear these all the time if they weren’t a size too small, I have to seriously consider how much eating/ sitting down I’ll be doing when I put these on in the morning.I’m not being funny but I think these sunnies can make any outfit look chic. I literally won’t go anywhere without them, come rain or shine they’re in my bag! These are the shoes that tore my feet to shreds last week in London and left me bleeding in multiple places. I do however love them dearly and will be slipping my scarred feet back into them the second the blisters have healed!Love the fact that my glasses are on wonky here, I wonder if they actually look like this all the time and don’t really fit me? I know I’ve raved about this shirt quite possibly three times now? but seriously – love it. the quality is incredible for the price and I’ve also worn it as a light weight jacket which looks really nice – maybe I’ll do another double denim look with my denim skirt? Watch this space! Don’t forget to leave me a comment! I’d love to hear your thoughts! Shirt : Forever 21 | Jeans : Topshop | Shoes : River Island | Bag : Zara | *Sunglasses : Plastic Tail Don’t forget to follow me on Bloglovin’

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Getting Intimate with ELCY

When you’re sister’s running her own lingerie company, guess who get’s the first try of all the new season products? yep, you got it, that’ll be me. Never one to be greedy I decided on two of my favourites, one from her core collection and a new piece I’ve been eyeing up since she first made the samples. Now I’ve said this before and I’ll say it again, if there’s one silver lining to having small boobs (there’s actually plenty incase you were wondering) then it’s being able to wear pretty bras. When I was younger I used to wear bra’s so padded the room shook when they hit the floor with a thud, now however, I’ve learnt to accept myself small boobs and all. Also, not only are they pretty, they’re actually so comfortable, why on earth have I been wearing underwired bras all of these years? ain’t nothing to go south here, no support needed! Because these are bra’s and I didn’t want to be getting my tits out for the photographer (no I thought I’d just show them to the whole of the internet instead – hi mum!) I’ve treated you to a few selfies a la Kim K. Who doesn’t love a selfie? Kendall (the bra incase you were wondering) is by far the most popular style on the site and comes in black and white. This season Kylie her sassy sister is also being released, it’s the same shape but with a longer ribbon at the back that wraps around – at the moment I think Kylie just comes in the black but if she’s even nearly as popular as her big sister I’m sure she’ll be branching out soon enough! Also if you fancy a free Kylie, yes I did say free, then make sure you enter the competition on elcy clothing’s Instagram. Alexa (the bra again, come on guys keep up) is by far my favourite. I love the scalloped, eyelash lace and because the wrap around bit on this one is elastic you can wear it just beneath the bra or lower by your pants, do what you want with it basically! I need to mention that you can have any of the bra’s lined if you want to, Kendall was and Alexa wasn’t, so if you wanted the Kendall to have the same delicate feel you can. She’s also going to start doing gift cards very soon – woo hoo. So you might want to start dropping some heavy hints, Christmas is not that far away guys! I guess it’s good for friends too, I mean if you like buying your friends underwear that is. It’s always super awkward having to guess someones size which is why gift cards never fail! Side note, how amazing is this navy kendra body? I didn’t dare pick this one, I’m not sure I could pull it off but you can see my supermodel sister in her element here. For all things beautiful go and check out www.elcyclothing.com and if you…

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