Halloween 2015

Halloween is one of my favourite celebrations, I love being able to dress up and decorate the house. Every year my cousin comes over with her friends to a little spooky adventure. This year we did a treasure hunt in the garden, with a piñata spider at the end!!

I thought I’d share with you a few sneak peaks of the new kitchen and dining room, and show  you the Halloween decorations. DSCN0940 DSCN0941 DSCN0942 DSCN0945

I can’t wait to share with you some of my favourite A/W15  looks so stay tuned!

Amelia XO

Black and Green

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I think I’ve found the perfect black jumper for winter! (I know that’s a big statement) The fit is perfect, it’s warm ( no need to layer up) the little slits al the sides add a little detail the high neck. There is no frills  to this jumper, it does it’s job and it does it every well. I love pairing it with a bright shirt to make a statement.

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Jumper – H&M

Shirt – Monki

Jeans – New Look

Necklace – Kate Spade

Shoes – New Look

Bracelets – Forever21, H&M

Lipstick – Topshop in Motel

Hope you have a lovely Tuesday  XO

Autumn and Winter Scents

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All the weather gets colder and colder I find myself reaching for scents more and more. I love the smell of a fire when it’s freezing outside, the smell of hot chocolate in a coffee shop. These scents above have been my top 6 scents this A/W15.

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Daisy Marc Jacobs – The classic everyday perfume that I was gifted for Christmas. I get nostalgic when I wear this. Sweet and floral but not sickening.

Orange Grove – White Company – I picked this up last month and have been spritzing all over my room in the morning to freshen the air. A crisp light scent.

Yves Saint Laurent – Opium This miniature bottle is my Christmas part perfume, gone are the light florals of summer and day time. This perfume is more sophisticated and refined.

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Chloé – Another daily perfume not as light as Daisy, this is more of a lunch date perfume. The notes of this are hard to pin point, a little mysterious.

Ted Baker body spray. pink is a sickening sweet affair of mango, musk, patchouli and neroli. My favourite of course is the Mint green. A delicate blend of violet, cherry, vanilla, peach and amber.

Both are great stocking fillers and ideal the throw in you handbag also £2.50 a pop!

Hope you enjoyed looking thought my A/W15 scents, I’d love to know what your go to perfumes and smells are this year.

white vases – IKEA spray painted | fake peonies – Range

Till next time XO Amelia

Black Dress

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If all else fails wear an LBD you really can’t go wrong. I wore this skater to a friends birthday the other week and let me tell you, it’s the perfect transition from S/S to A/W.  Paired with nude heels to make my legs longer!

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Dress – Next similar, similar

Shoes – New Look similar

Earrings –H&M ( in the sale)

bag – Love Weaves

Trend: Fur Bag

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One of this seasons trends is fur bags, and i’m totally onboard with that. I love faux fur things, this bag is perfect. Would you know it’s actually an iPad case!! I never use it for that but I love it as a purse. Metallic details are my favourite thing right now, nails, rings, shoes, makeup!

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Jeans – Dorothy Perkins

Shirt – Zara

shoes – Newlook

Fur Bag – Bella Lux

rings – H&M

Earrings – NaZari Jewellry

nail polish – Newlook in gold

I hope that you all enjoy your week LOVE XO

Truro: Sam’s In The City

The first in a series of wedding posts, if you didn’t know my dad is getting married in Cornwall this weekend. So my brother and I are over in Truro to get celebrating. One of this first celebrations is a girls dinner at Sam’s in the City.

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I went for the Chicken and Bacon main. I never go for salad or anything with green in it, but this was totally worth it. The dressing was deliciously sticky and bacon salty and the salad crisp and light.

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It’s only right after salad to have cheese cake right? This whole dinner is filled with things i never like to eat, and I’m not a fan of cheese cake at all. This is the New York cheese cake with a scoop of ice cream. Caramel sauce, sweet berries and rich cheesecake, delicious!

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Of course the only place with any sort of lighting was the bathroom. 🙁

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 jeans – Dorothy Perkins

cami – Zara

overlay – Topshop

earrings – H&M

heels – Clarks

nails – Tanya Burr Cosmetics, Barry M, Paul&Joe

bracelets – H&M

have a great day loves XO Amelia.

Winter Style

I thought there would be a transition between summer and Autumn, turns out one day it’s glorious sunshine the next its torrential rain. Typical British weather! Though it does mean that I can start to work in my winter wardrobe.

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I’ve never worn a turtle neck before, I always thought that I had to much in that chest area for it good. But this baggy drop sleeved one is perfect. paired with high waisted black skinnies it’s a perfect casual outfit. Of course I had to wear my Topshop orange flats!!

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Turtle neck – New Look

Jeans – New Look

Flats – Topshop

Bag – Zandra Rhodes

lips – MUA £3

Necklace – Accessorize

have a lovely friday lovelies xxx

Fancy Popcorn

I’m a true lover of jewellery and I try and find pieces that are stand out, something a little different, a little more then throw away jewellery. While looking over on Wolf & Badger I fell in absolute love with Glenda Lopez’s Fancy Popcorn collection. It’s safe to say that money left my account and a few days later a parcel arrived at my door.DSCN0603

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I went for the Green piece of enamel popcorn on a gold chain, because it reminded me of an abstract flower and it amused me greatly to wear popcorn. I wish it had arrived when I went out to see Straight Outta Compton ( amazing film btw, even if you’re not a fan of NWA) popcorn at the movies.

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I wasn’t to sure on the length of the chain, I’m not really into short necklaces or chokers, but i love how it sits just in-between my clavicles.The tiny pop of colour means I can wear it with anything. I wear this little piece of popcorn all the time, I get so many compliments. I might get it in other colours too. To be honest I want the whole collection.

love XO

Looks: Pink Eyes

Pink  is one of my favourite eye shadow hues out there. For a natural pared back look I go for matte and nude, for an evening out a bright vibrant pop.

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DSCN0593The pink in this ELF palette is shimmer central, I love working this into a smokey eye. My dark green eyes are the perfect combo with a pink smokey eye. This is the best for going out!

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My daily eye look is a little bit sixties and adding this Urban Decay eye shadow in ABC Gum is the perfect soft matte edition. This is such a light nude that I add a little uplifting socket colour. Pat the Urban Decay pink all over the lid then go into the socket with a shimmer eyeshadow in a similar colour, maybe the L’oreal Colour Appeal – Platinum Beige.

DSCN0595Most of my eye shadows are baked so to work with a cream shadow is something I’m still getting to grips with. Cargo Cosmetics – Suited To A Tea. The pallete double ended brush is great. The defined end is great for precision application, I’ve worked a pink eyeliner into my makeup with the colour Macaroon. Or the larger end for an all over eye shadow.

DSCN0598I think I may dabble in a bit of purple soon. Hope I don’t fall into the trap of the lilac 90’s vibe.

love x

Summer Essential

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DSCN0536-001I think this is my ‘BBQ At a Friends’ uniform, no that I go to friends BBQ’s all the time. But if I did.

Any opportunity to wear heels and statement earrings. I’ve been lusting over tassel earrings for ages, after seeing other bloggers rock them, I took the plunge with these yellow beaded ones.

DSCN0540-001DSCN0541-001I want the pattern of this top on everything!! A loose cami top with fitted jeans are a staple for every girl, right? DSCN0549DSCN0550DSCN0551New look are really my favourite place to get shoes, where else can you buy affordable, brown suede, gladiator wedges. I mean really they are so on point with their shoes. DSCN0555Also couldn’t resist these flowers, they look really cute around a messy bun.

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 Cami – H&M

Jeans – Dorothy Perkins

Heels – New Look

Earrings – H&M

Sunglasses – New Look

Necklace – Kate Spade

Flowers – H&M

have a lovely summer -Amelia XO