September Wishlist

Thursday, 7 September 2017

The high street has been inundated with check print lately, in lovely neutral tones often with tortoise shell buttons. Safe to say a lot of my bookmarked items have been just that- checked blazers, trousers, dresses, skirts. Camel tones have also made an appearance (as always) with that perfect Totême jumper. The brand has quickly risen to a favourite of mine because of their emphasis on quality material and classic cuts. But the one thing I'm seriously intending on purchasing is a necklace by Alighieri, who makes beautiful jewellery inspired by Dante's Divine Comedy. I did a lot of studying of Dante at University so its cool to see how these works of art and poetry come to life in her pieces. The tough part is choosing which one..

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New beginnings

Wednesday, 6 September 2017
Hello! It’s been a while since I last posted. In the time that’s passed, I’ve graduated from Liverpool, got my degree in English, moved back home and started thinking about the Next Big Step. I have missed my little corner on the web and having something to work on that isn’t for Uni, isn’t for a career or isn’t for money. No deadlines or pressure- just somewhere to share. 

It's bizarre how quickly you adapt to a yearly routine. After my A-Levels, I was so unsure about going to University and dreaded the continuation of the education cycle so took a year to work and travel. I had the most amazing year and changed from my original plans (fashion journalism at LCF or journalism at City) to do English at Liverpool, kind of last minute. At the start of Uni, I was mourning the freedom my year off gave me and missed London. Three years later, Septembers come around again and I wish very much I was packing up for one of my favourite cities and driving up North. I miss living with my friends, getting a favourite tutor on a new favourite module, Abercromby square in each season, date nights in the beautiful city, the music scene, friendly and lovely scousers and the people I met there. It was an wonderful chapter in my life (like it is for so many) and it's funny to think back to when I was so adamant about NOT going to University. As the cycle goes, I'll look back at this September and think wow how unsure you think things are now but how it will all fall into place and be fine. There is always good things to come. 

I've settled back into home now, getting some new furniture and having a reshuffle to make my room into a happy/work friendly/pretty/cosy space. I've got all new pictures up on my pinboard which I've been loving to have as a go-to for inspiration (finally a relevant sentence to the pictures above, jeez emma). I'm looking forward to posting more, the usual stuff, trips and mood boards and wish lists, and start living the grad life. Thanks for reading if anyones still there! 

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In Print

Sunday, 31 July 2016
Clare V MAMAN SAIT MIEUX TeeClare V DISCOTHEQUE Tee , BALENCIAGA Shearling-lined leather jacket, BYREDO HELIOTROPIA EAU DE PARFUM, Balenciaga Pre Fall 2016,  Jeanne Damas in Vanessa Seward, Old Calvin Klein x Kate Moss campaign, Chung instagram

I feel like my wardrobe is really missing a collection of cool slogan tees and the Clare V ones above have caught my eye... to get something different and interesting it's worth investing in smaller designers rather than heading to the high st. Topshop and ASOS seem to churn out 'yolo' and 'bae' t-shirts, routinely replacing the style with the next wave of pop culture sayings. Balenciaga has nailed the obnoxious logo this season (Rihanna has just been spotted with the scarf in Prague) and I just love the whole printed shearling collar thing. Also something the high st could not get away with...

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Copenhagen Photo Diary

Sunday, 24 July 2016

Well this is long overdue. I've been itching to go back and fully explore the city after a two day stunt when I was fifteen and finally got the chance with some friends. I didn't take too many pictures in Copenhagen- too busy cycling and eating and chilling- and navigating a camera on top of that is just a no no.
Next up on the Nordic horizon is Oslo and Helsinki...

See other travel photo diaries here 

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