22/07/2014

The New Start





Dress: Lavish Alice*; Coat: Dorothy Perkins; Shoes: House of Fraser*; Bag: eBay;

Nervous and embarrassing or what? This was way out of my comfort zone but I wanted to start taking outfit photos outside a lot more as I’ve noticed ever since I’ve moved into my flat, the light source wasn’t that great and can tell that the quality isn’t up to scratch since I needed to photoshop it to brighten it up etc. This was also to help get my confidence back and to boost it. So plucking up the courage and with the help of my trusty tripod and digital camera, these photos were born. The quality is immaculate if I do say so myself! I was debating whether to add a watermark or not?

Please excuse the 2 inch roots. I have decided to be a tramp and not dye it until I know what my next exact, perfect hair colour should be. Been contemplating on a dark blonde, light brown but it does have its disadvantages especially when the roots peep out again. I could always let my hair grow out but we shall see.

I wore this outfit to my brother’s graduation however I ended up packing the wrong heels. I had worn ones that were the least comfortable and wished I was more organised. Had a blast and not looking forward to seeing the dreaded family photo. Here is a bonus picture of my sister and I having fun with balloons.

Who says you cannot find amazing sandals that are affordable under £30 at the House of Fraser? I had picked up these neon pink ones and they are Steve Madden footwear. Originally £65, they were reduced to £19. Yes you’ve read it right! £19 Steve Madden shoes! They also stock brands that aren’t higher end such as Dorothy Perkins, Evans. The sale is also your best friend. Don’t be afraid to shop at the House of Fraser.

P.S. Why does my tan look a tad orange? Too much Spanish sun maybe?

25 comments so far.

25 responses to “The New Start”

  1. Chantele Cross-Jones says:

    Bargain shoe find, I never think to look in House of fraser, but their sales are always so good!
    Two Hearts One Roof

  2. Jade | The Jade Aesthetic says:

    I like these photos 🙂 outside is always better I find! Lovely outfit, love the pop of pink (gorgeous shoes btw) and that bag brings back fond memories! I really should fish it out again. Congrats to your brother!

    Jade | The Jade Aesthetic

  3. Sin Yee says:

    New start is always good. Keep it on.. with giglove, support you!

  4. Chaicy Style A Pastiche says:

    Love the whole Monochrome with a Pop of Pink Look! I used to be uncomfy shooting outsite too,.. still am ! 🙂

    Giglove
    xoxo Chaicy – Style.. A Pastiche!

  5. Holly McLoughlin says:

    I love the outfit 🙂 The pop of colour with the shoes is super pretty x

  6. Vivian Yuen says:

    You look gorgeous! Definitely shoot outside more often!

    LIVE . IN . LOVE ✞

    ~

  7. Townhouse Palette says:

    Your outfit looks so nice! I give you props for getting out of your comfort zone ^_^

    Laila from Townhouse Palette ♥

  8. Lorna mai ltd says:

    Well done for getting such bargain sandals. Love the outfit, gorgeous dress with the pop of pink.

  9. Kumiko Mae says:

    I think this is a great change you should embrace! Natural lighting is always always better! And you posed like a pro in Ll your photos 🙂

  10. Nella P says:

    You look stunning. Great outfits. Love the jacket/ blazer. Great post.

    http://www.nellanelwan.com

  11. ♥Sarah♥ says:

    You look great!! Love the jacket and the bag! =)

  12. Killer look! Love the jacket and the pop of color with the fun heels. Adore your hair too! <3 GIGLove

  13. I love the pink sandals and the dress is cute. 🙂

  14. jessica ie says:

    I barely use sandals but they look cute ^^

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  15. Smallnhot Sarah says:

    Darling you look amazing ! The pink heels are such a darling.. I shall get it too..

    http://www.smallnhot.com

  16. MollyMia says:

    ohh, finally managed to load your pictures! love your coat and the pink heels!
    so pretty!
    giglove

  17. Agata Pokutycka says:

    The colour of the shoes is stunning.
    I need neon pink shoes in my collection for sure.
    Loving your pick.

  18. Patricia Evangeline says:

    You look amazing ,fabulous with the outfit plus your red hair
    Love this post

  19. Maria Clara Novita Kusumahati says:

    love you looks!
    chic and simple.
    i really love it <3

  20. Yuh Jiun says:

    Love your blazer and neon pink heels! Such a great bargain for that

  21. Deann says:

    You look great! And I just love then pink heels over there! <3 Love your coat!

  22. Belleza Kisses says:

    That outfit is everything!!! Looks great on you! I also love how you paired it with some hot pink shoes!

  23. Charmyn Chan says:

    I love love the outfit with the red hair <3

  24. Love the pop of pink on you! For your next colour, maybe neon shades? =P

  25. Riza Acebuche says:

    I love your outfit, it's very refreshing to my eyes.

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