She Wore Blue: Get The Look

Blue eyeliner?!

MJG_4692 MJG_4694 MJG_4698 MJG_4700-001 MJG_4701 MJG_4702 MJG_4703 MJG_4704 MJG_4712 MJG_4715 MJG_4716

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.

MJG_4732

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

Thanks for reading.

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.

Star Wars Style

MJG_4428 MJG_4429 MJG_4430

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.

MJG_4649

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.

MJG_4642 MJG_4636 MJG_4632 MJG_4630 MJG_4628 MJG_4629

Have you seen the outfit I wore to the showing of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, here.

I wore

top – M&S 

cardigan – similar, similar

jeans – New Look

trainers – Converse

sunglasses – Forever 21

earrings – similar

Thank you for reading,

Amelia, XO

70’s Stripes

DSCN1664

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.  DSCN1651 DSCN1650 DSCN1649 DSCN1661 DSCN1666 DSCN1667

We stopped into my favourite shop Cherryade

DSCN1621 DSCN1622

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

DSCN1679 DSCN1665 DSCN1623 DSCN1618 DSCN1615

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.

DSCN1642 DSCN1636 DSCN1632 DSCN1629 DSCN1633 DSCN1641

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.

I wore

shirt – H&M alternatives – here, here, here

jeans – New Look

shoes – Next (similar)

coat – Long Tall Sally (similar)

bag – Lulu Guinness

necklace- Kate Spade

Thank you for reading.

Amelia, XO!

Thanks Hayden for the photos 😉

Behind The Scenes: Filming

I’ve been working with a few people from college to produce a short film for one of our assignments. There’s a lot more that goes into making a film then I first thought. Even this student film was totally crazy. The amount of prep and paper work that had to go on, before we even turned the camera on, was nuts. I appointed myself as wardrobe, and admin. I ended up doing so much more, I was roped into act ( I used to want to be an actress, but that dream died years ago) I played a character called Layla who got a little carried away on a first date.

I loved every single moment, the adrenaline I got during those two days could last me a week.

Here are the Behind The Scenes photos from the shoot.

MJG_4096 MJG_4097 MJG_4102 MJG_4103 MJG_4104 MJG_4107 MJG_4105 MJG_4121 MJG_4129 MJG_4134 MJG_4137 MJG_4139 MJG_4146 MJG_4147 MJG_4163 MJG_4166 MJG_4170 MJG_4173 MJG_4174 MJG_4175 MJG_4179 MJG_4184 MJG_4186 MJG_4193 MJG_4195 MJG_4204 MJG_4209 MJG_4214 MJG_4219 MJG_4221 MJG_4223 MJG_4228-001 MJG_4233 MJG_4236

I could go into detail about all of these photos, but this post would be so much longer then it already is. I can’t wait to start editing this baby.

Thank you for reading, more posts coming your way soon.

Amelia, XO

Summer Dress at Cosy Club

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.

DSCN1582

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. DSCN1580

DSCN1583

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.

DSCN1566

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.

I wore

dress – Primark

shoes – Next

bag – Dooney and Bourke

jewellery – Kate Spade

Jacket – New Look (black)

One Year of The Curly Haired Girl

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.

DSCN1536 DSCN1537 DSCN1538 DSCN1541 DSCN1542 DSCN1543 DSCN1544 DSCN1545 DSCN1546 DSCN1548

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.

DSCN1492

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.

DSCN1489

I wore

dress – Boohoo < almost identical

jacket- Vintage similar

bag- vintage Calvin Klein similar

thank you for reading for a whole year!!!!

Trying Trends: Culottes

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.

DSCN1511

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.

DSCN1521 DSCN1522

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.DSCN1531

This is where I shot my outfit of the day. I mean how beautiful is it.DSCN1517

I wore

shirt – H&M

Culottes – St Michael ( old old M&S)

shoes – Similar

shopper – Lulu Guinness

Nails – Essie in Boom Boom Boom

sunglasses – Forever21

Cherry Blossom Bath Time

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.

Screen Shot 2016-04-12 at 21.02.16

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.

DSC_0004

( 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!?DSC_0005

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.

Amelia, XO

Blogger Brunch Date

When a friend decides to take the plunge and start blogging, i think it’s only right to celebrate. One such friend is Blogger Luce, we used to go to school together and I can’t wait to see her blog expand and develop.

Our celebration took us to Camden Bar and Kitchen in Ashley Cross. They also hold an open mic night which is very popular, I’ve been to watch once of twice on a Monday. But we decided that brunch was the best option seeing as we are ‘grown ups’. DSCN1455

We headed for a window table ( natural light for all the photo taking) and a lovely waitress greeted us as soon as out bottoms hit the seats. I knew what I wanted pretty quickly (going out the night before will do that to you) Lucy nano seconds behind.

DSCN1450 I went for Eggs florentine Lucy for Benedict, washed down with a coffee and a glass of orange for me.DSCN1449

I always thought I was more of an eggs Benedict girl, but the eggs florentine was so delicious, the lightly salty spinach with the creamy egg balanced out against the hollandaise. DSCN1454

After devouring our food we chatted about life, Lucy’s new camera, our futures….

We paid, chatted to the lovely waitress and headed out into the glorious sunshine to put Lucy’s new camera to use with outfit photos.

IMG_0170

All the outfit photos were in my last post here.

There are two Camdens in the Poole area one in Ashley Cross and the other in Westbourne, If you’re not in the mood for brunch head over for a pulled pork wrap or a steak wrap ( they are so delicious) or head there for a night out and grab yourself a tea pot cocktail.

Thank you for reading,

Amelia, XO

Suede Dress

IMG_0170

Mini dresses are my go to piece to wear when having an evening out. Is there any better opportunity to show off as much leg as you can. IMG_0171 (2)

IMG_0174 (1)

IMG_0175 IMG_0176 IMG_0177 IMG_0178 IMG_0180 IMG_0182

I wore this to watch Buffalo Go play at Sound Circus in Bournemouth.

I WORE

 dress – River Island Sale

boots – Topshop

jacket – Baum Und Pferdgarten

bag – old (amazing version)

shades – Forever 21

necklace – Lulu Guinness