Saturday, 28 April 2012

Guest Post: S/S Trend, Yellow

This week I have an amazing guest post from Brennan, so enjoy and check out her blog Wayward Girl here.
Yes, it's true, Tangerine Tango is the official Pantone color of 2012, but that doesn't mean it has to be my fave. Don't get me wrong, I love me some bright orange, and any fashionista that dares to pull it off. However, my adoration for sunny orange hues, has nothing against how obsessed I am with the new yellow fad.
[via wp divas]

 Mustard and marigold were all over the runways across the world for Spring 2012 RTW and it's one of the few colors whose palette can easily transition from Spring to Fall. 
 Marigold is one of my favorite hues for this spring and summer. It's perfect for any sundress or day at the park. Pair it with other pastels like baby blue and some summery wedges like the ones above, and you'll be set for any lazy summer day.
This spring and fall you're free to rock every shade of the yellow-rainbow. Whether you want to sport Hi-liter neon statement wedges or a chunky tribal necklace, yellow gives the perfect pop to any outfit and occasion. My favorites are the fringey, mustard earrings; they remind me of the color of all my grandmother's 1970's discount living room furniture.

....In a good way. 

How much yellow are you prepared to rock this summer and fall? Let Lucy know and leave her lovely comments!

Happy fashionizing!

Friday, 20 April 2012

Independent Fashion Bloggers Weekly Round-Up

Spring Style Inspiration

Edited by: Wendy of Show Me Chic

Spring’s warmer temperatures seem to melt the winter blahs away, causing a rebirth. Have you experienced a reawakening with your wardrobe? Whether it’s incorporating new colors like pastels and neons, or wearing lighter fabrics and breaking out wedge sandals, your closet is probably undergoing major changes right now. You’ve had all winter to daydream about warm weather trends. Start wearing them! This week’s links will give you style inspiration, practical how-to’s, and a few thoughts to ponder.


If you would like to submit your link for next week’s Links à la Mode, please register first, then post your links HERE. The HTML code for this week will be found in the Links a la Mode group will be published later today. ~Jennine

Thursday, 19 April 2012

Weekend activities....


Major major love for the new Aspinal of London Molly Satchel (named after their new ambassador the GORGEOUS Molly King from the Saturdays - the one who went out with David Ghandi and is now rumoured to be preeeettty close to Prince Harry.... JEL MUCH). Also loving MissGuided at the moment (where the black dress above is from). Out this week in the cinema is the much awaited Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, featuring a fantastic British cast of Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Kristen Scott Thomas - looks incredible! 
Apologies for brevity and lack of content - currently drowning in essay and revision. Whoop! 

Friday, 13 April 2012

More Spring Inspiration..

correction.. I NEED THESE SHOES to get through my exams
Buy them from MissGuided (more to follow on them soon!)
L x

Thursday, 12 April 2012

Spotify Play Button

Spotify have launched a new play button app (see more here) which means you can embed playlists into blogs and other social media. Exciting non? This is my favourite album of the moment by Ben Howard:


David Hockney at the RA

The RA
One of the most talked about exhibitions of the year so far has been David Hockney’s “A Bigger Picture” at the RA. I have to admit, I haven’t ever paid much attention to Hockney, put off slightly by the school art departments almost religious rapture when it came to his work – I think he had been relegated to the pile of disliked artists such as Miro and Picasso (yes, I said it, I don’t like Picasso) but I have certainly seen his work in a new and more interesting light.

I love the impressionists, and you can definitely see the influence of these artists (especially Monet) in his work. Taking the themes of transience and repetition Hockney focuses on a certain scenes - mostly taken from the Yorkshire countryside - returning endlessly to the same point to capture the alterations of light throughout the seasons. His composition and perspective are insane and the sheer size the paintings contribute to the amazing sense of atmosphere that the exhibition creates.

One of the reasons it has got so many people talking is the series of ipad drawings – they are surprisingly good, though better viewed from a distance. Up close you can see that they are computer generated, but the tools the ipad offers definitely suits his style of work. Although there are certain paintings which would certainly remain in the 'dislike/Picasso category' I have definitely had to re-assess his overall categorisation and I look forward to seeing what he will come up with next.  The exhibition has unfortunately finished but there are some great videos and pictures available on the RA website.

Some of my favourites! 

Tuesday, 3 April 2012

April wish list...

NARS Blusher ~ £21
Vintage Playing Card ~ Tracy Kemp ~ £4.55
Bikini ~ River Island ~ Top £15, Bottoms £10
Sunglasses ~ Topshop ~ £16
Watch ~ Michael Kors (Available at ASOS) ~ £199
Korres Almond Oil and Calendula Hand Cream - Available at ASOS - £9
Shoes ~ Topshop - £65

L x