Places I would like to visit: Portobello Market

Only a few hours away, but Portobello Market has been on my list for years! I’ve been to London loads of times, but never for more than a few days so there’s never been the chance with everything else there is to do there. I love markets and Portobello Market is one of the most famous ones in the world.
 

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Source: London Markets.co.uk
 
I can see myself spending hours there, trawling through the fashion market and the antiques market. I’ve never been to a market that didn’t just have a mish-mash of everything mixed together so Portobello appears more attractive. There have been so many times I’ve found myself walking round tables of rubbish, looking for ages for one that I can just stop at to look.
 

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Source: TripAdvisor.com
 
I hear Portobello is amazing for vintage, which is my favourite thing to shop for at markets. I just love knowing that you could find anything from the past and there’s a good chance it’ll be unique. The high street is awesome but not very unique which I do crave sometimes.
 
The great thing about having a vintage shop is when I find an awesome piece of clothing that will in no ways fit me; I can just put it in the shop. Everyone’s a winner.
 

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Source: TripAdvisor.com

Unlike my other places I would like to visit, Portobello Market is very reachable. I will have to go sometime next year. One day soon I will be shopping in Portobello market like I’ve wanted to do since I was 16.
 
Have you ever been? Would you recommend it?

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Nails, nails, nails

I never used to consider myself a fan of nail varnish, but my mind has been changed in the last year. I think it’s because working in retail killed my hands and nails. I looked forward to getting an office job where I could paint my nails and not have them be destroyed by unpacking shoes.
 
I want to try loads of colours! Currently, my favourite is Models Own Purple Ash. It looks nice with my skin tone and purple is my favourite colour. Also, I wore it on my two-week holiday and it lasted the entire time.  I would definitely recommend it. Check out the cheeky polka dots!
 

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I have started a tradition with my new job and I paint my nails a different colour every sunday. It’s a really nice feeling to not have to worry about them being ruined anymore.
 
 

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On my want list is Topshop’s Gyspy nights – I’ve heard great things, but it’s out of stock on their website. I has a sad. I’m hoping that’s only on there that it’s sold out. If not, anyone know a similar one I can try?
 

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Number One

Welcome. 

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This will be my space to natter on about things I don’t really have anyone to talk to about: fashion. Among other things I love like travel, film, food, books, photography etc will also be included. Fashion will be my main gig though I reckon. As I said, when I have a fashion query or just want to squee about something I’ve just bought or seen  – I don’t really know who to tell. My friends are the people who I embrace my geeky side with: Harry Potter (do not dis or I will stupefy you with my wand that I totally bought from the wwohp), board games and shiz like that, but not fashion.
 
Anyway, I’m off the subject. This will be my creative outlet that I can just talk about the things that I love whether people are reading or not. Would be great if you could read, but that’s not my main objective of this blog. It will be a place that I can empty my brain – not as disgusting as it sounds I promise!
 
So next time, who knows what I’ll be rambling on about be it some pretty shoes or something weird I saw and had to get a picture of (like when I saw a load of jelly cubes stuck to a car – true story).

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