Tuesday, 29 November 2011


In my attempts to avoid revision & my mind entering into reminiscing time as a new year is round the corner - how mad is that, this year has gone past so quickly. So much has happened - good and bad but for the best!

I was thinking about how much I've changed since my first year at uni, a lot has changed since first year. I've lost loads of weight, cut off all my hair, dyed it red then bleached it. Have developed my own style and am comfortable with who I am. S'all good.

Major panic about my exam, so much to learn! Come on a week on Thursday at about 4pm!

Oh has anyone seen any nice pastel yellow nail polish? Feeling in the mood for yellow nails.

Emma x

Friday, 25 November 2011


Two days blogging - what is going on?!

Another outfit for you today. You've seen this blouse before in a previous outfit post, I love it. I'm not 100% sure why I love it so much but I do. It's just so pretty! It is absolutely freezing today, I should have layered up wayyy more than this, a thicker cardigan would have been a good idea but I know that now!

I actually wore this outfit on a night out with some massive platforms and loved it dressed up too. I'd say the outfits a winner!

This is the first time my Barbour Daphne jacket has been featured on here, it was a birthday present from my mum and dad - looove it. So easy to wear & cosy when layered well.

Not too much else to say really, pretty fed up with uni at the moment - fed up putting in effort to have it thrown back in my face but it's nearly holiday time which means I can see my fam-jan yayyy! I'm going to put in extra effort for the last two weeks of this semester and if it doesn't pay off Imna be sooo pissed off...

Hopefully my picture are a little bit better quality today?! Hopefully. I was messing around trying to find a good spot - the lighting in this room is pants!

Blouse - New Look
Shorts - Vintage Levi
Tights - Asda 100 denier thermal (£3!!)
Shoes - New Look
Jacket - Barbour
Stole - Topshop
Bag - Ebay

Have a good weekend!

Emma x

Thursday, 24 November 2011


I really need to sort out my picture taking location, you can't see stuff properly cause of the brown chest of drawers in the background anddd the light from the window makes the pictures hazy! My apologies about that, I shall work on it! Promise.

I wasn't sure about this outfit at first but I really like it now, it's simple but not too casual - I don't really feel comfortable being 100% casual. A new thing I've been doing for the past few days is two scarves. Basically my fur stole for warmth and a silky scarf underneath. I really like the look of the two scarves.

I have finished all my essays for this semester just one exam two weeks today (eeek) and then I am done for Christmas holidays! Asking for a shopper/tote style bag for Christmas. I've seen a few nice ones so we will see what Santa brings!

Body - New Look
Jeans - Kristen Topshop
Boots - Topshop
Necklace - Topshop
Scarf - Vintage
Fur stole - Topshop
Leather jacket - Oasis
Bag - Ebay

Emma x

Wednesday, 23 November 2011


How amazing is Kim Kardashians outfit?!

I love it. The bow tie, the sparkly blazer. It is just amazing. I love an androgynous look with a touch of 'girly-ness', it makes a really classy, chic outfit. Love.

Team Kim K baby!

Friday, 18 November 2011


I like this outfit. The jumper is a little shapeless but I liked wearing it so I guess that is what matters really. My fur stole is from last Christmas - amazing Christmas present. I love it especially with my leather biker jacket which is a nice change from my Barbour Daphne.

I went pretty ring heavy today too but it gives a nice modern, tough edge the to the fur stole I think. I am wearing, which you can't see, a new lip gloss from Collection 2000. I had a nude one in rock steady but saw the lilac version, Twisted Disco which is a gorgeous pale lilac colour.

I got my hair cut & re-dyed this week at a different hair dressers although I'm not really happy with the colour, I wanted a more peroxide colour but that isn't what she has given me. It's a bit too standard blonde for my liking!

Jumper, skirt & Shirt - H&M
Jacket - Oasis
Stole - Topshop
Shoes - New Look
Rings - Topshop, H&M

Emma x

Thursday, 17 November 2011


I love Kourtney's style! It is out there but the pieces she wears are just so beautiful. x

Monday, 7 November 2011


Just a simple outfit today. Excuse my cheery face, not sure what was going on there. This is one of the Zara jumpers - I love them. They are so cosy & easy to wear.

I'm just wearing my Topshop Kristen jeans - the high waisted ones- I noticed today that after only two washes they are already starting to fade! £40 for that... pffft! My boots which you can just see are the ones from Topshop, think they are the Alec lace ups - something like that. I love them although I'm not use to wearing heavy shoes so I feel I stomp a little in them. Always good. I just had a simple gold ring on & added my Barber jacket. Winter warmer right thurr.

Weekend was good. Went out, got far to drunk but it was good. Got to see my brother too so can't complain apart from the hangover yesterday which was disgusting especially at work. Self inflicted.

Hope you're all well.

Emma x

Thursday, 3 November 2011


This was requested by Caity hearts fashion, basically how I do my everyday smokey eye look. If you want ore detail I can do that no problem maybe in a video or something but for now here is what I use and step-by-step instructions.

I normally do my eye make up a little heavier than this but was having a not so heavy day this time it seems! I, also, sometimes do winged eye liner on the top lash line and the the smokey-ness underneath depending on how I am feeling that day. If I do this look I use MAC fluidline with Barbara Daly liquid liner pen.

Products used...

Estee Lauder Double wear eyeliner in Black & Brown
MUA Black shade (Shade 20 matt)
MUA Dark Brown shade (Shade 19 matt)
H&M Brown palette
YSL Shocking faux cils mascara
Rimmel Extra wow lash (I use either of these mascaras, just which ever  I pick up first!)

Bruches used...

MAC 239
Avon angled brush
No7 Pencil brush
No7 Blending brush


Top lash line
 - Line the top lash line with quite a thick line using the black eye pencil & set this using a black or dark brown eye shadow, again depending on the look, using an angled brush.
- Using a sponge top applicator, pencil brush or shader brush smudge the eye liner & shadow until is soft and smokey.

Bottom lash line
- Use the black or brown eye pencil 3/4 of the way into the eye.
- Place different shades of brown over the top of the liner, starting with the lightest & building it up with darker colours. Pressing on & smudging as you go. I like to use 3/4 different shades - usual a light one, bit darker, bit darker etc.
- Finish with darkest brown or black (depending on what I fancy) in outer corner & smudged again so it all blends together.

Then apply lots of mascara to the top & bottom lashes.

Hope this was helpful!

Emma x


I was tagged by the lovely  Caity Hearts Fashion to do this, so thank you for that! Go check out her blog!!

So the rules for this award are...
- Link back the person who gave you the award.
- Write seven random facts about yourself that people may not necessarily know.
- Link and award your favourite bloggers so that you can spread the blogging love!

Seven random facts about moi...

1. I am a total gym bunny (I might not look it...)

I love going to the gym, it makes me feel good about myself & so much more confident. I started going in March this year & have become a regular there. It has completely changed the way I see myself & is something I really enjoy.

2. Hugh Jackman is my all time love

He is just the dream! Handsome, charming, can sing, can act, can dance, is funny. He is the whole package. Some crushes have come and gone but the Jackman has stayed always!

3. I detest the colour purple

The colour is just gross! It only works on a handful of people others it just doesn't work on. I am one that it doesn't work on. You will never catch me in purple. Although I do have a lilacy Blackberry cover but my phone suits it... 

4. I have a small group of close friends

I love my little group of friends. I trust them and can tell them anything. We've been through up and downs together but the support I've had from them, particularly in the summer was just amazing. Really made me see how lucky I am.

5.  My mum is my best friend

I know I said I have a small group of friends that have my back regardless but my mum is my total true, best friend. She has always been there & I can tell her anything without her judging me. I tell her everything mundane pointless stuff, my worries etc, about boys - anything. She will listen. Love my mama muchly! 

6. I am addicted to period dramas

Downton Abbey, Pride & Prejudice, The Tudors - anything like that, I love. They are just so much more 'fantasy' TV - in a way - than watching something modern although I am a fan of 'modern' TV. Kardashians for the win! 

7.  I am a first class sandwich lover

My brother & I make amazing sandwiches - if we do say so ourselves. You can't beat a good sandwich with lots of fillings. They are just the best! 

So there are my rather ahem random facts for you.

I am meant to name blogs butttt there are so many so feel free to do this and link me! 

Love x

Wednesday, 2 November 2011


Just another random little post featuring a couple of other birthday presents. The first is my favourite mascara, YSL Faux Cils but the 'shocking' version. I like it but there is a really floral scent to it which I didn't notice with the original version but it is my holy grail mascara so can't complain!

I have a thing for tea cups. I love them. Pretty ones particularly. My mum spotted this one in Topshop and instantly thought of me! It is so pretty and delicate, with a quirky edge. Loooove it! I don't want to use it for tea just yet - it's too pretty for that! So for now it has pride of place on one of my shelves.

I'm off to work soon. Boo hoo!! After a week off work I really don't want to go back! Must think of the money and the pretty things I can buy with it! I will, promise, do my eye make up post this week, Friday probably maybe tomorrow but it will be this week.

Not much else has been going on, pretty quiet after my birthday bash. I am planning on taking a trip into town soon to see about a pencil skirt. I really want a black one with a textured fabric. I have seen one in Topshop and one in Miss Selfridge but need to go in to the shops to try them on and see what the material is like.

Have a good day x

Tuesday, 1 November 2011


Yesterday was my 22nd birthday. I got some lovely presents & had a really lovely time with my family and chums celebrating. I had been searching about for some nice knitwear as winter is pretty much here - boo hoo! Whilst browsing the Zara website one night I came across some really nice oval neck jumper, of course I instantly fell in love with them and hinted to my brother about getting one as a birthday present.

My birthday rolled around & I opened my present from him and he bought me two of them! Nicest brother ever I think. One is a navy and the other a beautiful coral - with more orange than red - colour. Both have gold button detail on the cuffs and are a beautiful soft knit. Really loving them!

I will be doing a post on my eye make up soon as it was requested so that will be up soon.

Hope you're all well :) x