LBD Masquerade

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I spent the weekend in London with family celebrating Georgie and Tom’s engagement by attending their masquerade ball.

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The whole family really got onboard with the masquerade theme and I think we do scrub up pretty well. I found it really hard to dance with a mask on so took it off to party the night away. Not before stopping by the photo booth the pose.

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Having danced to all the greats, it was only right to get some cake.MJG_3674 MJG_3971

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Before my feet fell off from dancing in my shoes all night, we jumped in a taxi and headed back to the hotel.

I WORE

DRESS – Next

SHOES – New Look (similar)

MASK – H&M

LIPSTICK – Topshop beguiled 

Thanks for reading this late post, don’t forget to follow me on Instagram @ameliaboswell

love Amelia XO!

Graphic Tee and Vintage

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I never know what to call this outfit of the day.

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Faux band shirt – Ralph Lauren ( mens) Denim and Supply

Vintage quilt jacket – Similar

Sunglasses – Forever 21

Jeans – New Look

Shoes – Converse

Septum – similar

Jacket Dress

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Can you wear two dresses in one outfit? the answer is yes, yes you can.

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I’ve had this red dress in my wardrobe for about 4 months. I’ve never been able to find the right occasion or right accessorise to wear it. It’s a heavy suede and buttoned up it didn’t sit right on my frame. I wore it unbuttoned over my grey turtle ‘smock’ as a type of trench/short sleeved blazer. Adding my sky high boots that make me about 6ft 3 to complete the look.

I WORE

GREY DRESS – TESCO

( would you believe it and at £16, bargain!)

RED DRESS – ASOS sale!

BOOTS – JUST FAB

EARRINGS – Similar

thanks for reading and I hope you enjoyed,

love Amelia, XO

Portfolio Portrait

Apparently having my photo taken makes me lose my mind. Below are the photos that my group too of me for photography class. We were meant to be trying out lightning for a portfolio portrait.IMG_8511 IMG_8512 IMG_8520 IMG_8513 IMG_8510 IMG_8508

I’m sure that one of these photos looks like I’m about to say ‘have you had an accident at work?’. I’m getting quite busy with classes so there will most likely be less content then before.

I wore

Jacket – Cotton Traders (mens)

Shirt – Zara

thanks for reading!

Amelia

Red Pea Coat

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I’m a coat hoarder, I collect coats like they are going out of fashion (I hope not). This Long Tall Sally coat I scored in a charity shop is my latest addition. A mix between a pea coat and a trench and a gorgeous red pink. Slightly pinched at the waist to give me a little shape and the long sleeves. Being a tall girl means that sleeves are always short on me. but Long Tall Sally cater to the tall girl which is perfect for me as I’m 5 10.DSCN1392 DSCN1391

The knitted texture kept me warm on my beach walk with Stacey. DSCN1394

I WORE

JEANS – New Look

SHOES – George

COAT – Long Tall Sally

BAG – Lulu Guinness

EARRINGS – similar

I’m off to see Deadpool now so I’ll catch you later 😉

love Amelia, XO!

Double Denim

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Double denim has come into my life and I want him (her) to stay. I’ve paired my Danish denim coat with my ripped knee grey jeans. The dark denims compliment each other with getting out of my comfort zone. Apparently curly hair is on trend so I left mine to air dry. I’m all for curly hair being on trend, it means I can stop damaging my locks so much trying to straighten it.

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I spent the day over in Wimborne looking around the shops and stopped into Walford Mill. An old mill that’s been converted into an art gallery and gift shop. The last time I was here was to sketch the exhibit on show for my A-level exam, which was about 4 years ago!

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This is the only photo I took inside, you’ll just have to see the creativity for yourself.

Walford have workshops and new exhibits on all the time, so get yourself down there and get cultured. 😉

I WORE

Jeans – New Look (sale)

Coat – Baum und Pferdgarten

Scarf – ?

Bag- Lulu Guinness 

Boots – Topshop (similar)

Jewellery – gift (similar)

Thank you for reading,

love Amelia, XO

Vintage Daisy Dress

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I truly love vintage dresses. I snapped this daisy dream up for £2!!

There is nothing I want more from a dress then a great skirt, the movement when I walk is something I just don’t really find anymore in a day dress. Added addition of boots and leather jacket make the feminine dress much harder and more my style. My inspiration was Beyoncé  when she stands on the cop car in her video for Formation.

I’ve been listening to it non stop.

I wore

Dress – Vintage

Leather Jacket – New Look

Boots – Just Fab

Sunglasses – ebay

Bag – Lulu Guinness (similar)

Septum – Etsy

thanks for reading!!

Love Amelia, XO

Sew

If you have followed over from my old blog you would have already known that I can sew. I don’t have the time to do much now, which really disappoints me, but I’m making an effort to get back into it.

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This is the dress I made for my final A-level exam a couple of years ago. I loved making this dress, spending 3 days in silence sewing and creating. It was total heaven!

My inspiration came from shattered and broken glass and mirrors. I used thick denim (now very crumpled from being stored away) as gagged pieces and the squares are the reflective pieces of glass and mirror. Each piece of denim and broken glass are completely different. Glass shatters in chaos

(deep I know)

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 I saw something similar to this on my first trip to Topshop in Oxford street. I couldn’t afford the top which was about £30 so with the help of my mum I made this instead. It’s a vintage scarf cut in half  then sew together to make a wrap holter top. I’ve worn it so so much. It’s started to get faded but the sun now but it makes me love it all the more.

Thanks for taking a trip down memory lane with me, style posts will resume soon.

Love Amelia, XO.

Fashion Memoirs 2

Another instalment of what I’ve been up to in the world of blogging before I created thecurlyahairedgirl.org.uk. If you’re new you may not know this but I’ve been blogging since I was 15 and have had some great opportunities come my way, I thought I’d share them with you.

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In 2012 I was fortunate enough to attend Clothes Show live as part of their press team, which was amazing. This was the first time I had ever been to anything like this and was blown away by everything. I saw work shops, celebrity brands, cat walks music, stands and so much more. I found some great brands that I still love today.

I was fascinated by the university catwalks more then the huge show. Being able to see new and emerging designers showcase their ideas was a true source of inspiration, and exciting to see.

Can you believe that I still have the dress I wore that day? I wore it on my birthday here.

I wore

H! Henry Holland dress

22nd Birthday Dinner

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I celebrated my 22nd birthday with my lovely sister and great friend Hangqing, by going to Wagamama, it’s definitely one of my favourite places to eat. I try and order something different every time.

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It’s clear that the ramen went to our heads! We headed off to Sprinkles for an ice cream coma, but  no one should ever have to see those photos.

I wore

dress – H! Henry Holland (similar)

nails –  Barry M (Lychee)

Alice wore

jumper – Ralph Lauren

Love, XO