Harry Paye day is an annual event held on Poole Quay every year on the 18th June, but I’ve only been this year. You dress up as a pirate and have a laugh with your friends while you raise some money for local charities.
I pulled on my boots and bandana and dashed to meet my friend before everything finished. I made it just in time to watch the last band play and eat an ice-cream.
It’s amazing that you can pull a costume together with a tan belt, lose shirt, knee high boots and a bandana.
Bandana – Similar
boots – similar
jeans – New Look
coat – Long Tall Sally
belt – Similar and beautiful
shirt – Topshop similar, similar
bag – Calvin Klein similar (sale)
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Love, Amelia xx.
I can’t believe it’s June and I’ve only been to 1 BBQ, I love a BBQ. We hosted for some of my mums friends because of the work they did in the town here we live as a thank you.
It rained on and off so my outfit was a poor choice, but it’s super cute and the mesh overlay is my favourite. I threw on my New Look jacket which saved me from the cold.
Mesh overlay – Topshop
jeans – New Look
Jacket – New Look
shoes – Next
earrings – John Lewis
lippy – Topshop
Thank you for reading, apologies for the gap in posts ( my camera broke!!) Hopefully I can get someone ( hint hint) to take my photos for me.
I’ve had a blue eyeliner revival. I never thought I’d be wearing blue eyeliner over the age of 15 but here I am at 22 rocking some turquoise.
Try this – A little liner goes along way. Don’t over line your eyes or you’ll look more like an extra from Blade Runner then normal human. Keep then lips low key, make your eyes the statement.
Here are all the products I used of my face to create this look.
Stay Matte Powder, Kate Mascara, Stay Matte Foundation, BB Cream – Rimmel
ABC Gum eye shadow – Urban Decay
High Shine lip gloss – no7
brow brush in dark – 2 True Pro
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Life notes: I’ve created a short film with some people from college and it’s going up on youtube soon, which is going to me so exciting.
A group of lovely chaps decided to help me with my outfit photos today. I did think they were a little short for storm troopers.
I spent the day at a village fayre, filled with stalls, food and live music. Ofcourse I took some outfit of the day photos on the hay bails at the end.
Have you seen the outfit I wore to the showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, here.
top – M&S
cardigan – similar, similar
jeans – New Look
trainers – Converse
sunglasses – Forever 21
earrings – similar
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My outfit looked so much better without my Long Tall Sally coat, but I knew that I needed it for walking around Poundbury. English weather is unpredictable to say the least. The last time I came to Poundbury there were half the building there are now, which is super odd.
We stopped into my favourite shop Cherryade
They are ‘purveyors of super lovely things’ which is exactly what the store is filled with. I want everything they have. The framed art and home-wear are my favourites. Find them online here
Trying to hide from the rain we ducked in and out of shops, and looking at all the pretty houses. We found a little cafe around the corner from Yard, called Bramble.
The 70’s shirt is a H&M find that has been on the blog before. I just love the colour and the flowing sleeves. This time I took of the belt as went for a relaxed look.
shirt – H&M alternatives – here, here, here
jeans – New Look
shoes – Next (similar)
coat – Long Tall Sally (similar)
bag – Lulu Guinness
necklace- Kate Spade
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Thanks Hayden for the photos 😉
I headed out to grab a bite with Lucy from Blogger Luce. We sat, ate, chatted and shopped, I just window shopped (nothing caught my attention, shocking I know) I love chatting with Lucy, I can talk about everything with her, but mainly about blogging today.
The first sign of sun and I’m getting my legs out with this dress. I love this dress, an absolute bargain from Primark last year.
My first ever designer bag got a runaround today. I don’t take her out really ever at all, she’s totally damaged but I’ve had her ages and I just love the pattern and the history. Sparkle ballet flats for all the window shopping.
We ate at Cosy Club Bournemouth | First time I went I had a milk shake which really wasn’t that great. This time I had sweet potato fries and patatas bravas. I know I just ordered a plate of potato, what can I say, I love it. There are Cosy Clubs all over the UK.
dress – Primark
shoes – Next
bag – Dooney and Bourke
jewellery – Kate Spade
Jacket – New Look (black)
The Curly Haired Girl turned one of the 21st of April! Last year I wasn’t happy with the content I was creating on my old blog, I didn’t know what my next move was. How was I to move forward with my old content lurking around? I couldn’t, so I made the bold step to start again, from scratch!!
thecurlyhariedgirl.org.uk was launched and I started to think about what I wanted to share more seriously.
My plans for Year Two: Go to more blogger events and to start university in September, and get my hair sorted so that I’m happy with it.
Fortunately the 21st was also date night, so myself and the boy headed to 7Bone in Bournemouth I ordered the Shuffle to the Straight Time and he went for Prince Charles is overrated.
The money shot! ( a little on the cold side but it was packed so it’s ok) Of course I had the dirty fries, I want bottles and bottles of the stuff.
dress – Boohoo < almost identical
jacket- Vintage similar
bag- vintage Calvin Klein similar
thank you for reading for a whole year!!!!
One trend that I have never really liked was the culotte. It brings me back to my childhood of wearing skorts. Basically I don’t see the point of them.
Having bigger hips then my waist makes culottes look so frumpy. It really accentuates my hips and I think I look wider then I actually am. But I would have never have known this if I hadn’t tried them out.
I now know that they are not my style and I will never wear them again like this. TBH I look like a balloon!! Thank goodness these are my grandma’s and she can for sure have them back.
This is where I shot my outfit of the day. I mean how beautiful is it.
shirt – H&M
Culottes – St Michael ( old old M&S)
shoes – Similar
shopper – Lulu Guinness
Nails – Essie in Boom Boom Boom
sunglasses – Forever21
I posted a photo of the Lush Cherry Blossom Bubble Bar on Instagram about two weeks ago and have finally gotten round to using it.
I was very kindly given it for my birthday along with a chocolate duck and this beautiful cacti card ( i do love a cacti) by the ever so lovely Rianne.
I believe the Cherry Blossom Bubble Bar was released for their Oxford flag ship store, so there isn’t a link but i have tried the flamingo bubble bar and love it.
( I took photos before I used the bar but didn’t check the memory card was set up right so all the footage got lost)
‘crumble one bar under running warm water to …. mounds of luscious indulgent film star bubbles in your bathing release the essential oils.’
I of course didn’t read this before taking my bath and just swished the end in the water as it was filling. It created less bubbles and i’m ok with that.
These little flowers are packed with oils and it smells delicious. It’s not a strong smell (thank god) but it’s definitely close to the smell of parma violets. It’s really a great surprise that i loved this bubble bar as I’m not a fan of parma violets.
Your bath will turn glittery and pink, who doesn’t want that!?
I’m looking forward to my next bath, I need to hot step it over to Lush Oxford Street to see what else they have in store.