Outfit post: Christmas Day!

Did everyone have a good Christmas? I did! Here is what I wore Christmas Day.
 

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I miss having a full length mirror. Wish this one would fit in my room back in Manchester.

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50p – Bargain!

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Hairband: Primark
Dress: New Look
Necklace: Accessorize
Ring: Accessorize
Tights: Primark
Shoes: New Look (random fact – they are called Past. I used to work on the shoe department up until a couple of months ago!)
Nails: Models Own – Juicy Jules
I love the print on this dress! And the sparklyness of my nail varnish appeals to my magpie within. I definitely recommend it – just be sure to give it at least a couple of coats. The necklace I originally saw on Charlene from Dainty Dresses. As soon as I saw it I had to have it. 
 
What did you wear?
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Christmas Eve!

Just a quick note to wish you all a Merry Christmas Eve and an even merrier Christmas day. I drove home last night instead of today and the surprise on my family’s faces were priceless! 🙂
 

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I baked them myself 🙂
 
Merry Christmas!
 
How are you spending your Christmas?
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Old film fashions: An affair to remember

“A couple falls in love and agrees to meet in six months at the Empire State Building – but will it happen?” IMDB.
 

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Source: www.annyas.com
 
An affair to remember, a tragic love story starring Cary Grant and Deborah Kerr. I can’t believe I hadn’t seen this film up until a couple of years ago. I watched it again recently after buying it on dvd. It never fails to make me cry.
 
So since I love watching old films and looking at the different fashions. I have decided to do a feature on my favourite outfits from this film and find the modern alternatives. Here it goes:
 

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Source: www.swotti.com

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I love Kerr’s evening wear in this film. Lots of gorgeous drapery, ball gowns, diamonds and fur stoles. Shame I don’t really have a need for this type of clothing. Le sigh.

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Her coat looks so warm. It would have to be if you were dancing with Cary Grant out on the deck of a boat!

Topshop Tweed Coat

 
This Topshop coat has the essence of Kerr’s coat, only with a nipped in waist and a bow at the neck which makes it perfect in my eyes!

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The closest I could find to a peal bracelet but I think these are pretty cool.

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Source: www.slantmagazine.com
I think this is my favourite outfit in the film. Just so cute and pretty – ideal for the setting. 
 

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Blue shirt: Miss Selfridge, Sold out – was featured in Look magazine
 
Just a modern twist on old classics. Should I do another? What film should I do next?
 

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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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