Thursday, 18 September 2014

ootd: painted skirt + wine red for autumn

wine red bardot top - Primark
painting skater skirt - Romwe
gold Heather wedges - Kat Maconie
gold quilted bag - charity shop

Sunday, 14 September 2014

travel → Barcelona, Spain

After the most wonderful 5 day break in Barcelona followed by non-stop working I'm finally back to blogging! Just thought I'd share a few of the photos I took whilst exploring this beautiful city, I'm not 100% pleased with how a lot of these came out but I was trying to focus on just being in the moment and enjoying my holiday rather than instagramming/taking photos (my phone is still broken; I've now gone 2 whole weeks without Instagram and I'm still alive. Breaking news: the world does not stop turning without Instagram!!!!!)

But anyway, I hadn't really had the pleasure of visiting Spain properly before, and after this trip I can safely say it's a country I'd love to see more of! From my trip, I got that Barcelona lives and breathes two things: food and art. And this is evident everywhere - it's unsurprising that the city's been home to so many great artists and architects. 

Letterbox of the Casa de L'Ardiaca. The doves at the top symbolise peace and the turtle supposedly represents the laws and administrative procedures that slow down peace - but in the end it is always delivered!

Dinner on the beach at Carpe Diem - highly recommend for seafood and unbeatable ambience!
La Boqueria food market. A word of warning about their 'fresh' juices: as delicious the rainbow-bright liquids look, they are in fact packed with E numbers and artificial flavourings! 

Sinéad xo ¦ more travel posts here
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Sunday, 31 August 2014

ootd: metallic snake print

black strapless top - H&M basics
metallic snake print shirt - charity shop
mid-length fitted culottes - PrimarkHeather wedges - Kat Maconie

Monday, 25 August 2014

5 ways to wear: Louche Larue leather look metallic pencil skirt

Louche Larue Pencil Skirt - Available here
A few weeks ago I picked up this blue beauty from the Joy store in Waterloo station (retail therapy whilst waiting for trains is dangerous). It was the last on the sale rack, and in my size too - so I just knew it had to be mine! It's definitely a more out-there statement piece, but I could just see so many possibilities and I couldn't wait to style it. Here's 5 of my favourites...

Sunday, 24 August 2014

beauty: my all-time favourite lipstick

I'm always unsure about doing beauty posts, but after my Smashbox Primer Review has remained firmly in my 'Popular Posts' section, I decided it was time to take a trip once more into the world of makeup!

Today I want to talk about a makeup item that's somewhat of an obsession for me: lipstick. I absolutely adore the stuff, and for me no look is complete until my lips are lacquered in some form of colour. Finding that perfect shade is somewhat of a quest, but I was lucky enough to stumble across this by accident!