Funky tights make me smile

I give you another outfit post. With kinda bad pics. I did the best I could with the space available in my house share, giving that there are no full length mirrors (a crime!) and I would have fallen on my ass outside on the ice rink that is our street. Anyway, enough excuses, just take a look at what I wore to work:

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Oh yes, I’m still headless, bwahahaha.

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Unfortunately ripped a hole in these later on. I has a sad.

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My favourite work shoes. 
 
Dress: Dorothy Perkins, a bargainous £12 in the sale
Belt: Primark, 50p in sale
Tights: Accessorize, £4 in sale
Shoes: New Look £24.99 originally I think but I bought them while I worked there so 50% off. Huzzah!
 
I name this outfit, the bargain outfit!
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My week 2

It’s been a cold week! As of today, it’s one week before Christmas and I can’t wait! Next saturday I’ll be driving home and spending a few days with the family 🙂 But, first of all – this week:

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This is George. He lives on my desk at work. I got him on holiday in “Japan” at Disney’s Epcot and he stands for success. Two days later, I got offered my full time career job. The bf reckons he’s lucky and I think so too.

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It was the bf’s 24th birthday this week and how cool is this cake that his housemate made? Polka dots!

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The ultimate action shot of him blowing out his candles.

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Really hard to get a pic, but here’s the best I could get of the falling snow that was going all day while I was at work. Please don’t let me get snowed out!

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I went to the Trafford centre on wednesday to get the last of my christmas presents and managed all but one, as well as this lovely stash for myself. It was pay day. Nail varnish binge anyone? Also, I may have bought the zara skull tee from my top ten week 1 🙂

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My computer at work is rather slow so I may have gotten a bit frustrated and drawn an angry little bird. I name him Artie. 
 
How was your week? Are you looking forward to Christmas?
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Films I have not seen this year (shame on me)

I love going to the cinema, but there have been a few films I have missed out on this year. Mainly for being too girly for my friends. And probably because I used up four of those times seeing the final Harry Potter film (it’s the last one damn you!).
 
Have you seen any of these?
 
Bridesmaids

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Source: teaser-trailer.com
 
I really wanted to see this as it looked so funny. If I saw my mum more just the two of us, I would have seen it with her. She dragged my dad to see it and he wasn’t impressed, lol. I love comedy films and there aren’t enough good ones where all the main characters are female. 
 
One Day 

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Source: imdb.com
 
I think apart from no one wanting to see this with me, the reason I did not see this was because I know how it ends and it is not particularly cheerful. I read the book and really liked it until the end where I got angry at the author. 
 
But I would be interested to see how they handled the timescale of the story in the film in terms of fashion and how the actors age. I heard the film was not that great though. Any thoughts?
 
The Help

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Source: upcomingmovies.com
I had the book in my hands I read the first couple of pages but I lent the book to my teenage cousin because she said it looked good and she doesn’t read too much. I like to know that young people are still reading so I do my part in encouraging it. 
 
I’m really interested to see the film because I won’t be getting the book back for a while because I think my mum has it now and she doesn’t live in the UK. It looks like an interesting story and I really want to see how Emma Stone does in her role since all I’ve seen her in are comedies. 
 
My week with Marilyn 

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Source: flicksandbits.com
I know this is still in the cinema but I doubt I’ll get to see it before it comes out on DVD. Being a lover of old black and white films and an owner of Some Like It Hot (if you are a comedy or marilyn fan, you MUST see this), I want to see how they portray Marilyn in this film. Can’t really put it into words why exactly but I just really want to see this film. Have you seen it yet? What did you think of it?
 
How has 2011 been for the cinema do you think?

 

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Top 10 – Week 1

I’ve been scanning the internets this week looking for pretty things for my first top 10 picks and here is what I found.
 
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Outfit Post

Not brave enough to show my face yet, but here’s a couple of pictures of my outfit for work the other day.

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Shirt: Dorothy Perkins
Cardigan: Next
 
I love this shirt and will not take off the cardigan. It’s so warm and cozy!

 

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