Friday, 29 January 2016

7 THINGS THAT'LL PERK UP A FRIDAY AFTERNOON


Experiencing a bit of a funk this afternoon? Fear not, I have the perfect 7 things that'll perk up any boring afternoon...
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Thursday, 28 January 2016

My JANUARY Valentine's-inspired wish list #PART3

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10 THINGS I PRETEND I DON'T DO AT THE GYM

Workout vest, £5, leggings, £6 and crop top, £3.50, all Primark 

#1 Get stuck on the machines
Seriously, this happens, like, all the time. I'm just not built to operate heavy machinery. And, it always seems to happen with the most embarrasing machines (last Tuesday it was the inner/outer thigh machine...you know the one, where it looks like those stirrups you have to get into at the Doctors for tests).
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Wednesday, 27 January 2016

Get your GAME FACE on with FarFetch #YOLO

If you've got a spare 5 minutes (note: it will turn into half an hour) and you think you know your fashion stuff, click on the below FarFetch Guess the Designer quiz and test your sartorial knowledge. All you have to do is guess the designer of a selection of luxury fashion items, and if you nail it (i.e. come in 1st, 2nd or 3rd place on the FarFetch leader board, you could win a FarFetch Vouchers (1st prize: £500 | 2nd prize: £300 | 3rd prize: £200. What are you waiting for? Get your GAME FACE ON...like CARA...


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Tuesday, 26 January 2016

My WEEKEND DISCOVERY: Death To Flowers


If you haven't heard of Death To Flowers, it's about time you did. Throughout the year many opportunities will arise to send congratulation gifts; gifts of love, gifts of celebration, gifts of 'damn-you-who-got-the-job-and-I-didn't-you-basic-bit...-I mean-congratulations type scenarios
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Soft Neutrals


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Friday, 22 January 2016

10 ridiculous things I do as a #fblogger on a weekly basis


#1 Lust after marble...like, anything marble...
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Kari.C x SS16 = an empty bank account


THIS was pretty much my face when I saw the new #SS16 collection from Kari.C...
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CLARKS X CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN #onfleek


I'm sorry, what's that? There's a new collab coming to our high-street from Clarks and THE Christopher Raeburn? Well, slap my thigh and call me Barbara, I'm going to have to get my mitts on THAT.
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CHANEL | it's a love affair



This week's #flatlay is dedicated to CHANEL.
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Spring | Summer'16 KAREN MILLEN: Twelve Portraits


The latest campaign from KAREN MILLEN oozes chic, sophisticated, 2016-style.
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Thursday, 21 January 2016

OLIVER BONAS #SS16 Blogger Preview


As you may have noticed (from the constant weekly WISH LIST mentions on the blog) I have BIG LOVE for Oliver Bonas.
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My MID-WEEK MOMENT: Color Studio Professional


Like any girl I love getting a new lipstick shade. It's kind of like...



*LIPSTICKKKKKKK!!!!!!!*
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SCRUB UP


Over Christmas (which now seems about three years ago) I tried out some little mini beauts from Soap & Glory. Now, I love a mini, you can slip it in your handbag for any of those dire beauty emergences (dry hands in winter etc.) and pack them for weekend breaks away (I have to take the regularly-sized bottles when I go on holiday, because I'm one of those people who will get through a tub of body butter in, like, three days max). Top of my list from this gift set? I totally fell in love with the Hand Food. Thick, creamy and oh-so-moisturising this felt like a gift to my hands. I also loved the super adorbs pot of The Righteous Butter - again, so moisturising! Perfect for this type of weather which feels like it's literally drying your skin out #arrgghhhh. I'd definitely recommend these gorgeous minis - and they'd make the perfect girly gift too! 

(My hands when I use SOAP&GLORY Hand Food are like...)



SHOP SOAP&GLORY:

Hand Food (shop HERE)
The Righteous Butter (shop HERE)
Scrub of your life (shop HERE)
Clean on me (shop HERE)






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Monday, 18 January 2016

My WEEKEND DISCOVERY: OMG, it's VERSACE bed linen #onfleek

This week's WEEKEND DISCOVERY is devoted to the idea of eating off Versace plates...
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Valentine's Flatlay #letsgetalternative


If, like me, the usual (slightly soppy) Valentine's gifts aren't for you, send your hubby/boyfriend/girlfriend this #flatlay link... 
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Wednesday, 13 January 2016

My JANUARY wish list #Part2


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FLATLAY #1


So, if you didn't know this already, or you hadn't guessed from my Instagram account (@thefashionache) on my 'Flatlay #isonfleek' Pinterest board (CLICK HERE)  #ihavethisthingwithflatlays...
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My MID-WEEK MOMENT: MONOCHROME


I took a couple of these shots yesterday just sitting in my car. The light was golden and low, and I loved the way it played with my face and made odd reflections and highlights. This really inspired me for this week's MID-WEEK MOMENT... 
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Tuesday, 12 January 2016

5 WAYS TO SOLVE THE JANUARY BLUES


#1 For heavens sake just eat a doughnut.

#2 By watching the Leonardo DiCaprio eye-roll/side-eye/eyebrow-raise from the Golden Globes 2016...*coming throughhhh!!!!* 


#3 By buying either of the below. What? Everyone needs an Inflatable Flamingo Drinks Holder, £15 from Oliver Bonas (arriving March). It's a FLAMINGO. And, it means you can drink mojitos while you float. In regards to the other two? Melon diaries are so in (this Watermelon Journal's from Mira Mira, £9.08), and it's time to throw some shapes to the music that comes out of these amazing KSL LIVING Amplificateur de son aulos, from £166, from KSL LIVING, regardless of whether said moves are bad, really bad, or just down-right terrible. 

#4 Do a little bit (OR LIKE LOADS) of shopping, AND stop for champagne. But don't do shopping tipsy...as (trust me) this can go very wrong: 'OMG OMG SHOES!!! in the sale? in a size 3? (I'm a size 7 and a half)...YES! yes! I'll HAVE them!'. And, for the good of your wardrobe, maybe try and sell some of your old stuff on ebay or Depop? Just so, you know, you don't DROWN in clothes...#justsaying 


...and do it with FRIENDS...(actual friends, not imaginary Minions) 



#5 Book a holiday so you can wear this (White one-piece, New Look #SS16), and top up the old tan (or in my case, try and create something resembling a tan). If you can't afford it yet (again, like me) don the bikini in your living room and turn up the heating. Needs must. 



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Monday, 11 January 2016

WINDSWEPT IN STILETTOS


SHOP MY STYLE:

Heels: JustFab (shop them HERE)
T-shirt: Superdry (shop it HERE
Bag: Tessies (shop it HERE
Camel coat: Missguided (find it HERE)
Jeans: Topshop (shop similar HERE)














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My WEEKEND DISCOVERY #BoraAksuSS16


After being mesmerised by the beautiful, VIBRANT #SS16 collection from Bora Aksu, I now can't stop thinking about summer (especially when it's pouring with rain outside). Showcasing a glorious line inclusive of everything from DREAMY sheer fabrics in a ballet palette to show-stopping colour in crochet - it's a definite #inspo no-brainer when it comes to thinking about your new season wardrobe AND your home. Don't worry, I'm still VERY obsessed with marble, but these fabulous hues will work perfectly against it's creamy, minimalist lines... 

Click HERE to discover more from Bora Aksu 





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