LIFESTYLE & FASHION – a black & white affair

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new look waistcoat / asos top / river island jeans /primark sunglasses & sandals

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a cheeky starbucks treat

lifestyle and fashion - urban outfitters

lusting in urban outfitters

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when you have a bad day, just remember this

linebreakEarlier this week I headed to one of my favourite cities – Manchester! It was a much needed ‘chill’ and ‘window shopping’ day, which consisted of a Starbucks (a caramel frappe and a skinny blueberry muffin, yum), whilst I sorted out my portfolio. I then had a cheeky browse in Urban Outfitters. I love their accessories and gifts section – if I could, I would have a whole UO library in my house – I just love their books! Today I am on my way to Leeds for a girls weekend, which will be amazing, as I haven’t seen my best friends in two months!

What are your weekend plans?

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FASHION – mad for monochrome

fashion - mad for monochromeIf there’s one trend which is currently taking over my wardrobe, it’s monochrome.

I wore this to my first London Fashion Week show on Friday, (I know, I’m such a newbie but it was an amazing experience) you can read my review here.

mono

Black high waist skinny jeans are my go-to (I love anything high waisted) and this River Island crop top is a great light layer. I love my cut-out buckle boots from Matalan – they are the best sale item that I have ever bought, and my instagram followers have spied this Zara necklace before

Is monochrome taking over your wardrobe too? I’d love to know what you think!

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FASHION & CAREER – london school of styling

career and fashion - london school of stylingThis summer I completed a styling course with the London School of Styling.

Why styling? Well, I have always been interested in this part of the industry, and after delving into the world of PR (which was far too many swear words for my liking) and dressing models for runway shows (I can only see a model’s wobbly bits – yes wobbly bits so many times) that I fancied more of a challenge.

So low and behold, I enrolled on the London School of Styling’s course which I found on twitter through @UKFashionIntern – if you don’t follow them already, FOLLOW. They are really good at advertising internships, paid placements and helpful courses such as these. (Don’t worry they didn’t pay me to plug, but if you’re reading UKFI – hi!)

This part-time course held classes on a Saturday every few weeks which was perfect for those with 9-5 jobs! Beginning with a theory class, four photoshoots followed: womenswear, personal styling, menswear and advertising, and the course finished with a tips and tricks class.

Keep an eye out over the next few weeks for mini lookbooks from my shoots – I’d love to know what you think, and a final review of the course!

Are you interested in styling? Did you take this course or thinking of taking one?

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