Tuesday, 19 August 2014

Lifestyle Loves #1.


I'm starting a new little series today, a sort of take on the video version of 'Non Beauty Favourites'. Seeming I can't manage to keep up with Youtube I thought it was about time I did a written version of it, and so was born, Lifestyle Loves. An original name, I know.

( 01. Peep Toe Block Heels* - New Look, £22.99 | 02. Scallop Mini Bag - ASOS, old | 03. Amande Candle - Diptyque | 04. #Girlboss - Sophia Amoruso, £10.50 | 05. Sweet & Salty Popcorn - Propercorn )

The weather has been pretty hit and miss the last couple of weeks, so I've been living in my standard uniform of black jeans and a striped breton tee. To jazz it up a bit I've been seriously loving these New Look heels; they're sort of classic looking with a bit of an edge, and as they're from the wide feet range they fit me perfectly too, hurrah! They're so comfortable to walk in, they've been worn a lot this summer with dresses as well, but I know I can take them into Autumn too, although perhaps not Winter with that peep toe! They're a bit more exciting than the standard flat sandal I seemed to be living in before these came along. I'm having a bit of a thing for small bags at the moment but the only one I really own is this little one from ASOS I got last year, so I definitely need to add more to the collection. I love my Zara tote but most of the time I just can't be fussed carrying anything around except my purse, phone and a lipstick.

I finally got around to finishing #Girlboss and I really enjoyed reading it. I can tell it's going to be one of those that sits on my bedside table and I can pick up whenever I'm feeling a bit of a slump with work or blogging. There's been a couple new favourites in terms of TV, the first being American Horror Story which Kane and I managed to absolutely blitz through all three seasons in two weeks. It's not too scary, it's more creepy and with lots of plot twists that always keep you guessing, plus a fabulous female cast, especially in season three. Another programme I've been enjoying incredibly surprisingly, as I've never even bothered to give it a watch, is The Great British Bake Off. Yep, I know, I'm probably the only person ever to have only watched a couple of episodes, and I thought it wouldn't be my thing at all, but there's something about Mary Berry, Mel & Sue (less of Mr. Hollywood) and seeing so many gorgeous baked goods that has drawn me in. 

What are some of your current lifestyle favourites?




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11 comments

  1. Charissa Rae09:17

    I love posts like this! So beautifully photographed. X

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  2. Ioanna09:43

    lovely post :) x


    Ioanna | www.hearting.co.uk

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  3. Love the shoes, gorgeous post!

    Maddy, xo // UNSTITCHEDD

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  4. Abbie Tanner14:12

    Ahhh cool love this feature, that popcorn is the one! xx
    fashiontatt.blogspot.com

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  5. Lydia Smyth20:27

    Loved this post, such pretty photography! Those heels are so cute and I've been loving Girlboss, too!
    Lydia x
    www.LydiaRosexo.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. Books written by successful women are totally my thing this year. I find myself just eating up their personal stories and words of wisdom much more than I am thrillers, love stories, whatever.


    American Horror Story is brilliant! I'm always happy to hear someone else is getting into it. I'm on a mission to get back into Orange is the New Black this fall.


    xoxo
    Kelly
    www.dreaminlace.com

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  7. Thank you :) It really is lovely!

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  8. I'm so tempted to pick up girlboss, perfect for those days when a bit of inspiration is much needed! xo

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  9. Julie00:21

    Love the shoes! Think I need to make a trip to New Look pronto! xx


    Julie
    www.rainingcake.com

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  10. New Look always have such fantastic shoes in, I definitely need to get in there more often!

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  11. Absolutely! I've been in a bit of a slump with work recently so I'm finding myself picking it up quite a lot.

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