Orange Sundays

GANNI tee, LEVIS denim cut-offs, H&M leather belt

I don't know about you but fruit prints = summer. As soon as I put on this soft cotton number from Ganni it gave me such a summery feeling. I still have this vintagey-print lemon high-waisted bikini from American Apparel a few years back and it's still my favourite. It's similar to the Dolce and Gabanna SS16 collection; there's just something about painted fruit that I love. They seem to be sold out at the moment so keep an eye out for the banana and cherry variations too.

Flare it Up

I'm wearing:

Top | Zara
Trousers | Weekday
Boots | Office
Bag | Chloé
Jewellery | H&M

Ever since Aussie label Ellery appeared on the scene, I've gone crazy for flared sleeves and bell-bottomed trousers. I thought I'd brave up and pair the two together and I just love how effortless it looks - definitely much less of a statement than I originally thought. I've updated the whole look with circular gold jewellery (I'm usually a silver girl, but fell victim to how luxe gold can look, especially when paired with my Chloé Faye).

Life update: I'm sending off my final major project (aka dissertation) for print this week which means I'm one step closer to finishing my degree. I can't quite believe I'm on the verge of being a GROWN-UP GRADUATE but I cannot wait to start the next chapter of my life in London at the end of this year. This summer is going to be my last proper summer for a while so I'm currently making plans to make it count.

The sunglasses are actually from a market stall - sorry I can't link these up! (Similar here from H&M). They remind me of a cross between Céline's Audrey and Marta shades - the perfect black pair for everyday.

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Summer Wishing

GANNI tee, TOPSHOP skirt, ANYA HINDMARCH basket, RAY BAN sunglasses, TOTÊME NYC sandals

The current weather in the UK has got me feeling all summery and I can't wait to make summer plans! I should be booking something very exciting in the upcoming weeks and will be sharing that soon...

Anyway, I'm obsessed with Scandi brands Totême NYC and Ganni right now - how cute are these sandals? (Coming soon so keep checking the site). Chuck on a denim mini, printed tee and a little basket bag and you're set!

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Archive by Alexa

I'm wearing:

M&S ARCHIVE BY ALEXA harry shirt
TOPSHOP slip ons

I was really excited to finally share this blouse seeing as it's currently my favourite piece in my wardrobe and I am head over heels for those Victoriana frills (keep your eyes open for my graduation - you'll understand really how much!) It looks best with hair tied back so you can really show off that high-neck detail and works well tucked into high-waisted jeans or a pair of black tailored trousers (like the above).

I wore this while visiting my family up in the Cotswolds on Saturday and I can finally say the weather is starting to feel right (pinch, punch first of the month!) My mind's currently on my dissertation but keeps drifting over to holidays (I really need to get something booked) - there are about 100 bikinis I have my eye on!

Did you get any pieces from the Alexa collaboration? What are your favourites?

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My Beauty Routine

I never really talk about beauty much here on MI... To be honest I'm not at all beauty-obsessed and prefer a natural look over anything particularly obvious (basically anything other than mascara on my eyes). However, I know how people love to have a nose and compare the beauty routines of others. So I thought I'd share mine...

On a day to day basis I cleanse and tone using Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish (my favourite skincare), apply Bobbi Brown Hydrating Eye Cream, moisturise with Kiehl's Ultra Facial Cream, prime my skin with Nars Light Optimising Primer, create my base with the new Nars Velvet Matte Skin Tint in Alaska, set with Nars Light Reflecting Setting Powder, fill my brows with Laura Mercier Brow Pencil, layer my lashes in Benefit's They're Real! Mascara, bronze with Nars Laguna, highlight the cheekbones, browbones and inner corners of the eye with a little Benefit High Beam and complete with a Nars Lipstick in Honolulu Honey.

I always finish with a spritz of Tom Ford's Black Orchid, that still counts as my beauty routine, right?

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The High-Street Edit | Spring

So I've done some digging and found some great alternatives to my favourite designer pieces this season. Think - Vetements, Mansur Gavriel and Gucci to name a few. Shop my affordable edit below...






Calling Off the Levi Hunt

I'm wearing:

COS jumper (similarsimilar)
VINTAGE jeans (similar)
MANGO boots (similarsimilar)
& OTHER STORIES sunglasses

I love my new Levis. I finally found a pair at my Uni's vintage fair last month and the vintage blue wash and rolled up hems are just what I was after. I've tried on countless pairs from Rocket, vintage stores in Bristol and Urban Outfitters but never had any luck... So don't give up hope if you haven't found any yet! Topshop do an amazing pair of mom jeans in a vintage blue wash - a great alternative with a more flattering higher waist.

I'm so happy to have ditched the coats (although many know me as a bit of a coat-addict) in favour of jumpers and jackets - I can't wait to dig out my suede jackets again.

Meanwhile I'm currently working on my final major project and hunting for my graduation dress...  With currently no idea what style I'm after, I'm just waiting for that one to jump out from the crowd and say hello!

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