MY GUIDE TO FEELING FESTIVE THIS YEAR

Happy ‘It’s-now-socially-acceptable-to-only-talk-about-Christmas-related-topics-and-decorate-your-house-accordingly’ Day! Truth be told, I’ve been counting down the seconds until this day since November 1st and I definitely had my tree’s up well over a week ago but stayed a safe distance…

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CHRISTMAS HAS COME EARLY

Christmas is something we take very seriously in our house hold and this has only stepped up a notch since moving to our new house. I’ve been thinking about what decor we will have in…

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MY SKINCARE SECRET WEAPONS 2018

  For me, beauty has always been fun. Whether that is make-up, haircare or skincare, beauty is something to play with, have fun with and enjoy. I love changing products, testing new formulas and with…

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FOUR CHANGES I MADE FOR THE BETTER IN SUMMER

There’s been so much change in there air recently, perhaps it’s due to the sudden shift in season or sometimes it can be as simple as, the time has come. I’m not the kind of…

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WHAT HAPPENED WHEN I MET WITH THE A.S.A.

I will never forget the first time an e-mail from the A.S.A (Advertising Standards Authority) appeared in my inbox. In short, I instantly began crying and shaking with fear. It’s not something people tend to…

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HOW TO ACHIEVE BALEARIC BEAUTY WITH THREE PRODUCTS

If I had to pick which I don’t so this really is irrelevant between Summer beauty collections and Christmas, I would always choose Summer. Perhaps it’s because I’m more of a glow than a sparkle kind…

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SUMMER LIFE & STYLE SECRETS I LEARNT FROM THE ITALIANS

As a child I would spend almost 2 months of every Summer with my Nonna and Nonno at our home in the mountains of Parma, Italy which we still have and I desperately need to…

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MY SECRETS TO THE PERFECT TAN, EVERY DAY

If there’s one thing I’m rather thankful for, it’s the fact that I never really got into tanning at a young age and I’m by no means saying this to brag, Oh no no no!…

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WHAT TO BUY THIS SUMMER

  Let’s be real. Sale shopping is pretty grim at the best of times. Traipsing around shopping centres for hours, stores look like bomb sites and the poor sales assistants bare the brunt of grumpy…

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LET GO OF NEGATIVITY & LIVE A MORE POSITIVE LIFE

I’m pretty certain we’ve all unwittingly allowed negative energy to infiltrate our space on the odd occasion. From those situations which spawn from absolutely nothing and end up being absolutely something, to those individuals we…

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BEAT THE SPRING STYLE BLUES

Is it just me or does Spring dressing appear to be even more problematic this year? What is this weather? last week it was 27 degrees but this week we’re currently cruising at around 5…

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WHAT “LUXURY” MEANS TO ME

If you didn’t hear me the first 50 million times I mentioned it, Ali and I recently moved house. We bought our first home together almost 4 years ago to the day and it was…

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IT’S TIME TO SPRING CLEAN YOURSELF

      It’s officially Spring…apparently. OK, So the weather isn’t quite playing ball just yet, but as far as my wardrobe and mind set goes, I’m just not letting the weather dampen my spirits.…

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TURNING 30! Achievements, Reflections & Lessons Learned

I’ve got to be honest here, I thought  the title of the post alone would send me in to a panicking, crying, “My life is over” screaming mess. But instead, I’m quietly content and dare…

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POWERFUL MAKE-UP FOR POWERFUL WOMEN

  Fashion and Beauty is powerful. Every day, women gain their independence via these industries, they carve successful careers through pioneering brands and innovating products, whilst millions of pounds are raised to help women and…

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HOW TO GET YOUR MOJO BACK!

We’ve seen the Instagram & Twitter polls knocking around, “Do you still read blogs?” “Youtube or blog posts?” “How many times should I be posting on my blog” and if you’re anything like me, your…

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WEDDING TRADITIONS THAT DIDN’T WORK FOR US

      It is so easy to get caught up in all of the traditions surrounding getting married. You should do this and you should do that was something I heard very often. In…

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LITTLE LUXURIES THAT MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE

Even I feel different when this time of year rolls around. Despite being on a major come down from the best day of my life, our wedding, we’re also in this weird time between the…

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WHAT I ACHIEVED IN 2017 THAT YOU MAYBE DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT

I love fresh starts, I think thats why I’m one of the very few people who actually enjoys Mondays. I actively look forward to Monday every week so I can reflect on everything that has…

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THE TRAVELLERS GUIDE TO YVES SAINT LAURENT BEAUTY

Aside from travelling to far away destinations, spending time with the ones you love and simply just getting away from it all, before you have even set foot on a plane, the beautiful world of…

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6 YEARS OF LYDIAELISEMILLEN.COM

Shop the Burberry collection at Farfetch     Six years…Six whole years. 71 months, 313 weeks, 2190 days, 52,560 hours. Looking at that as I write this, it doesn’t actually sound all that long, but…

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AN HONEST POST ABOUT HOW I CURRENTLY FEEL

Shop the CLUSE watch collection here.   I’ve been sat in front of this damn computer screen for over an hour watching cursor flash on the page. Nothing. I haven’t been able to write a…

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THE GREEDY GIRLS GUIDE TO DRESSING WELL THIS FESTIVE SEASON

This post is sponsored by THE OUTNET. The season of friends and family is fast approaching. From my last post you will know how much I already love this time of year, just waking up…

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REASONS TO BE HAPPY THIS WINTER

This post is sponsored by MyTheresa.   Every morning I sit myself in front of the window in my office to do my make up. It’s not technically an office, it’s sort of an office,…

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HOW TO REALLY GROW A SOCIAL MEDIA FOLLOWING – The Truth, Lies and How to spot the fakes

Shop the new Stella McCartney Collection from FarFetch. The quiet life; sitting on the sofa with my cat and my fiance, tapping away at the keyboard of my old Mac book air. That really is…

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YOUR AUTUMN FASHION & BEAUTY SHOPPING LIST

Apparently 11:30pm is the right time in your life to pack down your Summer wardrobe for the first time in your entire life. I’ve always been someone who likes to see all their clothes in…

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LYDIA IN THE CITY | THREE AUTUMN OUTFITS IN NEW YORK CITY

Jacket – esmara By Heidi Klum Dress – Ulla Johnson Bag – Chloe Boots – Chloe This post is sponsored by esmara by Heidi Klum for Lidl. My second time in New York but I…

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17 THINGS I LEARNT IN SUMMER 2017

This post is in collaboration with CLUSE. Back in January I wrote a post about everything I’d learnt in 2016. writing it was incredibly therapeutic and I decided it was something I should do more…

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MY CODE OF CONDUCT

Sometimes I have to admit that it takes me a couple of seconds to process the enormity of it all and how far the Creator Space has come. But there is definitely a change in the…

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THE ULTIMATE LUXURY VACATION SHOPPING LIST

  This post is Sponsored by Net-A-Porter.       My vacation wardrobe is something I think about  as soon as the days begin getting longer. Where will I be shopping this season? What will…

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MY FEELINGS ON GETTING MARRIED

This post is in collaboration with La Perla.           “You completely redefined my idea of what love is and should be. That it needn’t be possessive, volatile or detrimental to your…

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HOW TO RECOVER AFTER A STRESSFUL TIME

This post is in collaboration with ELEMIS.   The title “Blogger” has to be one of the most underrated careers of the moment. Children everywhere now aspire to be the next “Top” blogger, if there…

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MEMOIRS OF THE MALDIVES

  This post is sponsored by Monica Vinader.     I can feel the Summer heat on my skin as a type this and although it’s a far cry from the picture perfect beaches of…

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HOW TO PLAN YOUR VACAY WARDROBE

This post is sponsored by Kate Spade New York. Having spent yet another month out of the country in two very different areas of the globe, I had really put my packing tekkers to the…

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MY EXPERIENCE WITH AT HOME DERMA ROLLING & WHY I’M GIVING BOTOX A MISS

This post is sponsored by Swiss Clinic.   At the end of February I received a package from Swiss Clinic, containing a 0.2 Derma Roller, their Rejuvenating Serum and a bottle of Sanitising spray. When…

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How I Stay True To My Spring Style

This post is sponsored by CLUSE Watches.       There’s often talk about how you “should” dress for certain occasions. Festivals, nights out, work meetings the list goes on. But for me, unless it’s…

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WHERE TO SPEND ON DESIGNER SHOES

I had just landed my first job out of University, I look back now and I thought it was my dream job. I was so naive. To congratulate myself I decided I was going to…

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HOW TO KEEP SKIN HYDRATED ON THE GO

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SPRING CLEAN YOUR STYLE IN EASY STEPS

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HOW TO ACHIEVE THE PERFECT OFF-DUTY MODEL LOOK

This post is a sponsored Editorial with YSL.   Recounting my journey with make up is one of my favourites. To think of where I started, as a 20 something year old with no clue on…

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Why I’m Using Haute Couture Skincare In 2017

  Christian Louboutin shoes, Chanel handbags, ASOS Hauls; we spend so much on what we wear. Bond st. Selfridges and Harrods are all packed with people spending money on the latest “It” bag and must…

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16 THINGS I LEARNT IN 2016.

In 2015 I learnt mostly about myself, I learnt what I was passionate about and what I wasn’t, where I wanted to end up and where I didn’t. But 2016 was the year I learnt…

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HOW TO ACHIEVE EFFORTLESS CHIC

This is an open letter to the girl I spotted at the petrol 3 years ago. I still remember how effortlessly beautiful you looked stepping out of your 4×4. Your hair was tied in the…

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RE-WEARING YOUR WARDROBE

    I invest in property, personally fashion is not something I would say I “invest” in. I buy because I love every item, I expect to wear it to within an inch of it’s…

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HOW TO STYLE SHEARLING/SHERPA THIS WINTER

Since the Acne “Velocity” jacket graced the runway, shearling, faux shearling and sherpa have become staple items in Winter wardrobes the world over.   Having searched high and low online, in vintage stores and the…

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MY CULT BEAUTY PRODUCT OF THE YEAR 2016

  Cult Beauty has invited me to share with you my Cult product of the Year and for me, this really was a no brainer. Cult Beauty offers some of the most sought after, niche beauty…

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HOW TO NAIL YOUR TIME EFFICIENTLY AT THE AIRPORT

      I love to travel. Although I might be a bit shakey when I am up in the air, for me the fun is in the preparation, the process and the planning. From…

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MY FESTIVE MAKE-UP LOOK

If you haven’t gathered by all of the festive themed blog posts, or by all of my tweets, snapchats and other festive social media discussions, I am rather excited about Christmas. As with every year…

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Treating yourself this Christmas

          It’s the time to be enjoyed by all, it almost feels as if there are festivities of a different nature, culture or religion almost every day, it really is a wonderful…

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How To Dress Really Really Ridiculously Well This Winter

I cannot tell you how long I have wanted to use that quote as a title for one of my blog post for and no outfits have ever quite fitted the bill, that was until this…

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MY SIGNATURE STYLE

Over the last few months my jewellery collection has grown somewhat. It has grown to the point where I actually needed to purchase a jewellery box for the first time since i was 12 and…

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How To Dress for The Party Season When You Don’t Want To Wear a Dress.

        So we recently spoke about how I didn’t always take a coat out with me when I went “Out Out”. I mean honestly, what was I thinking? Ah yes, thats right, I was…

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THE NEWEST PROFESSIONAL BEAUTY ON THE HIGH-STREET

It shocks me sometimes just how the beauty industry has evolved over the years to the point where, is world domination really that far off? It’s taken over department stores, duty free, it’s even available…

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Getting The Most Out Of Your Premium High Street Party Wear

They don’t call it the festive season for nothing and for many, it is well under way. Diaries are filling up, the mulled wine is bubbling and theres a lot of ladies out there on…

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Festive Outerwear for the Party Season

 It makes me cold just thinking about the way I used to dress at this time of year when I was younger. Bare legs didn’t phase me, a mini dress was always in style and…

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HOW TO STYLE JEWELLERY IN A CLASSIC, MODERN WAY

I’ve always been some what of a rebel. Throughout school, University and now into being a career girl. I’m not good with rules, following, abiding, you name it, I don’t tend to do it. So…

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FALLING OUT OF LOVE WITH BLOGGING

Its not you, its me! I’m struggling. Blogging is all I have ever known within this industry. It’s where it all began and yet I’m sure it doesn’t go unnoticed that content has become a…

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HOW NOT TO BE A BASIC BLOGGER

The online space is currently full, and forever filling up with incredibly inspiring, talented and innovative men and women. And in the female market, I like to think some of us have brought a whole…

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My Secrets To Creating The Perfect Blog Post

There’s a vintage Louis Vuitton note book which sits next to my bed each night, on top of my desk each day and precariously balances on the sofa arm rest every evening. It’s the place where my…

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5 Random Life Lessons I Learnt This Summer

          Just when I think I’ve got it all figured out life throws these little life lessons disguised as curve balls, to throw you off course a little, may be test your resilience…

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HOW TO TRANSITION YOUR WARDROBE FOR AUTUMN

Lets not beat around the bush, the transition seasons are pretty special, the colours and  those bright fresh mornings fill me with excitement every time I wake. But dressing for them is another ball game…

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Keeping your phone in order On-The-go

London Fashion Week is mental, even if you take it super chilled like I do, and with every platform clocking up new comments, likes and interactions, it’s easy to lose your grasp on it all.…

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A Vinyl Liquid Lip Innovation

        Innovations in the beauty industry come thick and fast, or at least that is how it feels in my office, if you follow on Snapchat, you’ll know!   “Way back when we…

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MY LFW SURVIVAL GUIDE

        My feet are firmly back on British soil with only a brief one nighter in Paris standing between myself and this seasons London Fashion week. Last season was the first season where…

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Be Prepared for ANYTHING

            Ali and I have a bit of a brand mantra when it comes to every day life. Whether it’s deciding on an outfit the night before so I don’t miss…

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YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT I’M GOING THROUGH

              Here I stand…. or sit depending on which picture you are currently looking at. My hair is done, my make up; perfect, even my clothes are freshly pressed.…

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HOW TO STYLE THE ‘SHIRT DRESS’ IN 2016

            Ah! I hear you say, the ‘Shirt Dress’. You’re english teacher may have worn a few and you can be sure you’ve spotted a few on the underground during…

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Indulging Your Skin with Luxury Parisian Skincare

          You might recognise the branding from my Youtube videos, gently flickering in the background. Diptyque candles, for me are an essential within my home. From the moment we completed on…

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A Picture Perfect Summer Picnic | Ad

            Trends are bizarre, from fluffy Gucci loafers to wearing your shirt the wrong way round. You never know quite how long they are going to stick around. And at…

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THE WOMAN WHO CHANGED MY LIFE

    We can’t pick and choose the cards that we are dealt in life. If you are lucky, life can end up exactly like the fairy tales, but for some/many, that isn’t the way…

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CHOOSING THE PERFECT SHADE OF RED LIPSTICK

    Wearing lipstick has the same effect on me as wearing the perfect pair of  heels. Every shade brings out a different side to my personality, I walk taller, more confidently, I feel like I…

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FASHIONABLE DENIM THAT STILL FLATTERS YOUR FIGURE

I am not blessed with a shapely silhouette, I’m slight, petite and once even described as “frail”. I took it on the chin and added it to that ever growing list of “Character Building Insults” of…

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BEAUTY BASICS FOR THE NOT-SO-BASIC BEAUTY

Every day my love of beauty intensifies. With every brush stroke I learn of more and more exciting techniques, products and essentials, beauty is something which never stops intriguing me and experimenting with my blank canvas is…

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How To Style the Satin Bomber Jacket

I’d toyed with the idea for a while, a bomber jacket, was it all just a little too “Kylie Jenner” for me? It was until I saw Olivia Palermo rocking this exact style in her…

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A day at Wimbledon with Häagen-Dazs

Ali and I arose early yesterday morning to catch a train down to London for a day at Wimbledon Centre Court, coming from a family of keen tennis players (I played tennis before I even…

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How To Style The Classic Blazer

If you hadn’t guessed it, I am obsessed. This blazer has not left my back from the moment it arrived and there’s no signs of it going anywhere either which I actually find quite amusing…

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5 Life Hacks to Make Every Day Run Smoother

I don’t like standing still, and by standing still I mean not progressing. I want to always be working towards my goals whatever they may be, from being more productive and efficient to simply just…

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How to make a Summer Style Statement

As the sun rises earlier and sets later, we are blessed with so many more hours of light. Sunlight is truly magical and it is near impossible to feel low with its presence. With my mood…

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How To Style Summer Florals

This season I have fallen in love with florals, but not just any florals it’s that New Romantic kind of florals which appear as if they have faded somewhat, in the intensity of the Summer…

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Four Things To Do in Santorini

From the moment I set eyes on Santorini, scrolling through my Instagram feed, I knew I needed to visit and experience for myself the immaculate white landscape teamed with breath taking views and those famous…

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Choosing the perfect Summer fragrance

For as long as I can remember I have wanted to be able to bottle up the scent of Summer and wear it every day; The smell of hot skin, sun cream and sugary sweet…

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Tips on how to Travel Calmer

Sometimes, You have to stop and take a stroll back in time to really see how far you have truly come. I remember thinking of all of the excuses as to why I shouldn’t go…

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How to Start a Blog Today

So you have all these ideas racing around your head, all this creativity over flowing from within you and a strong desire to let it all out. If that all sounds familiar to you then…

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How To Style The Bardot Top

Sat at the bar of The Old Shep pub in Chorley Wood on a hot Summer evening, the hottest guy in school turned to me and told me I had great shoulders. It was a…

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Style Tips to help you nail your Summer Wardrobe

The seasons have always reflected in my style. In Winter I am dark, sophisticated and chic whereas when Summer rolls around my style transitions into feminine and playful pieces. But one thing is for sure,…

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VISIT | Thyme Hotel, The Cotswolds

  The Cotswolds is the largest Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty in England & Wales, and I had longed to visit for as far back as I could remember. Stone cottages, rolling fields and living off…

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Pamper Products that are perfect for Spring

pamper verb indulge with every attention, comfort, and kindness; spoil.   It is a huge part of my life, it simply has to be. I’m the kind of person who will keep going and going…

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Be More Confident In Outfit Pictures

Twirling, laughing, hair flicking and general tom foolery are all actions that are seen regularly in my outfit shots. It’s amazing what a little movement and personality can add to a static image especially when…

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The NEW Generation of Super-foods you should be buying

Growing up my diet could not have been less sophisticated if I tried, pasta, bread, potatoes and ketchup was the general gist of my day to day intake. I think as children we can get away…

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How to Develop Your Own Style

There’s one piece of feedback that I’ve been receiving lately that always leaves me grinning proudly from ear to ear. It’s almost like a compliment for me because I’ve devoted a considerable amount of time and energy…

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Top 5 Spring Beauty Bag Essentials

Spring beauty is a fresh dewy glow with subtle pops of pastel hues, its fun and flirtatious, and a real moment to have fun with your every day face. Season upon season there are beauty releases and…

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How to Stand out in a “Blogsphere” that wants you to fit in

And before we all lose are marbles over the title, let me stress, by “standing out” I simply mean taking a step away from the norm, not shining bright like a diamond with bells and…

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My Guide to taking the Perfect Outfit Shots

So you want to start a fashion blog, or you may well already have one and are one step ahead. Back when I started lydiaelisemillen.com it was all going down on my iPhone4 with blurry…

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How to get that golden glow, whatever your skin type

No two skin tones are the same which means when it comes to bronzers it, simply isn’t a “one shade suits all” kind of show. Parisian Beauty brand, Guerlain has revolutionised the way we bronze…

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How To Step-up Your Blogging game

The majority of us Bloggers started off fairly similarly. Awkward poses in our bedrooms, outfits we wish would disappear of the face of the World Wide Web and let’s not get started on all those…

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My Guide To the Perfect Natural Looking Highlighter

Every year I fall in love with each of the seasons all over again, the warmth of evening sun on my skin in Summer, the bright frosty mornings of Autumn and the Magical white Winters,…

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Be more Fearless in Life & Blogging

When I first started blogging it was very different to what it is today, truth be told sometimes I barely even recognise it. To this day I have absolutely no idea how I stumbled across…

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5 ways to have a really great Monday

Monday’s are my absolute favourite day of the week, I know I know that’s the talk of crazy people, but I do genuinely love Mondays. I feel excited before falling asleep the night before and…

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INVISALIGN LITE BRACES | Perfecting a not-so-crooked smile

At first glance no doubt you will think I am mental for deciding to get braces and put myself through what is perceived to be a drastic and difficult ordeal, when my teeth already look…

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4 Tips for buying high street pieces that look high end.

Had I spotted this top on another blogger, I’d have thought it was straight from the latest Tibi Collection and completely dismissed it and it’s high price point. However you will be happy to know…

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How To Be More Professional in Blogging

Every day more women face the daunting prospect of full-time blogging. The moment things get serious and you are now in the unique opportunity to turn the hobby you have loved for years, into a…

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THE DUVET DIARIES | The Mondrian, London

My home for London Fashion week was pretty spectacular. I spent 5 nights at the stunning Mondrian Hotel in one of their sea view suites which peer over London’s skyline like a passing ship. Before…

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How to nail the Trouser Suit Trend

Personal style evolves just like any other. What I wore four years ago, four months ago or even four weeks ago can sometimes make me question my own sanity. From Jeffrey Campbell ‘Lita’s’ to American…

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LFW DIARY | Day Five

My eyes are red, my feet swollen and sore and I’m tired so, so tired but my first “proper” London Fashion Week has been a whirlwind. From Planning my outfits weeks in advance and subsequently throwing…

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LFW DIARY | Day Four

I awoke on day 4 of London Fashion Week with optimism, I would be heading back stage at one of the most incredibly talented and intricate designers of Womenswear, Erdem. Today would obviously be a…

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LFW DIARY | Day Three

Today’s post comes a little later than intended, however I enjoyed a much needed relaxing evening in my hotel room with room service and the gorgeous Suzie. The outfit I wore for Day three of…

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LFW DIARY | Day Two

Tailored trousers are a new one for me and day two of LFW was my opportunity for them to make the debut. Possibly the most comfortable trousers I have ever owned they were a welcomed…

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LFW DIARY | Day One

Day one of the madness and I kicked it off in true Lydia style, running late and in a complete flap Ubering across London in hellish traffic and a pair of heels that I could…

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SKIN SUPPLEMENTS | The Importance of Inner Beauty

There are scars and imperfections, my left eye a little lazier than my right and my baby hairs, are still yet to mature. This is me; Perfectly imperfect, and I want to stay like this for…

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The Truth about being in an ‘Online’ relationship

The majority of us will spend a considerable amount of time on the internet every day, week, month. More than we would probably be willing to admit. And whilst I completely disagree with anyone who…

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My Guide to the Perfect Nude Lip

A nude lip has inadvertently become a signature look of mine. It gives me the definition which my lips unfortunately lack, without leaving the sensation of looking “over done”. It softens my features whilst ensuring I…

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How To Be More Organised Everyday

Life has no manual and sometimes you’ve just got to figure stuff out for yourself. Wherever I go, whatever I’m doing I like to absorb the never ending flow of knowledge, I don’t ever want…

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Tattooed Eyebrows | Truth, Lies & the things you need to know

This time last year I made a big decision. Well a big decision for me that is. I decided to get a tattoo but this wasn’t going just anywhere, I was going to get this on…

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An Eye Cream that will have you ready for anything

If you follow on Snapchat you would have seen I spent the day in sunny Milton Keynes with Clinique not long ago and they put us through our paces. We arrived in the middle of…

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What I’ve learnt about Love & Relationships

With the season of Love almost upon us I often find myself looking back over relationships passed, the good, the bad and the down right disastrous. I find myself looking back not with regret, but with…

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The Quickest, Easiest & most Delicious Kale Recipe

Kale, a vegetable so fashionable it has it’s own slogan tee. It’s quick, easy and packed full of nutrients not to mention it’s versatility. It can be used in smoothies, baked to make chips (see…

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Tips for Styling Smart Tailored Jackets

Effortless sophistication is most definitely one of my favourite styles. When an outfit appears simply thrown on yet works as if hours had been spent meticulously piecing it together, for me is the goal for every outfit. And…

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Learning to live a Happier life

    Every day that I wake up, I wake up happier than the last well at least I think I do, perhaps it just seems that way, but none the less, I feel it…

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How To keep fashionably warm this Winter

Slippers, pyjamas, dressing gowns, fleeces and all the other snuggly stuff, followers of my Snapchat will be all to familiar with my Winter office wardrobe already but if you don’t, that is generally what you…

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Sportluxe Styling to Achieve your New Years fitness goals

Last week I hopped nervously on a flight bound for Las Vegas, Nevada for an exciting collaboration with Huawei. During busy periods like this I can be anywhere in the world, working hours and down…

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FINISHING TOUCHES | A marble Beauty tray for £12

Faux marble is everywhere at the moment and it’s a great way to add an on-trend update to any tired home furniture whilst also adding a little luxe edge to your interior. After trying my…

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Be The Best Version of Yourself

As someone who is fiercely ambitious and independent it can sometimes lead to being quite hard on myself. But over the years I’ve learnt to embrace who I am in all my imperfectness to ensure…

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Everything you need for your OLYMPUS PEN E-PL7

Last year we saw the Olympus PEN E-PL7 take the blogging world by storm. We all found ourselves frantically swapping our bulky DSLR’s for the compact and super instagrammable camera that would transform the way…

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Tips for Styling Sportluxe

The season to be jolly is not far gone and yet we are now well on our way to the season of good health. It always makes me feel such admiration hearing about and witnessing…

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2016

I always have this surreal feeling wash over me at this time of year. Another year passed and here I am sat in the same chair in the same spot as I was last year.…

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My Secret to Smooth Legs

I am hairy. Now you can keep that mental picture, think of it as my Christmas gift to you, I know right, you’re welcome. But in all seriousness I am and throughout my teens I…

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Alpine Beauty Essentials

You’ll probably be replacing your thermals this time next year and most certainly throwing out the garish salopettes but one thing you wont be replacing any time soon is you and when you’re spending however many…

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Start Your New Years Resolution Planning Now!

The end of 2015 has been incredibly busy, I’ve been putting in 15 hour days and totally neglecting my wellbeing give or take a well deserved Yoga class or two so this will be the…

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Merry Christmas

The most wonderful time of year. It really is! Every year gets more magical and I’ll never understand how people lose that. Christmas eve and today has been spent with those nearest and dearest showing…

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How to Dress Chalet Girl Chic this Winter

The Swiss Alps is a where I spent my Chrismas’ for 4 years and it had been just as long since I’d been back. The air still had that bite which refreshes and awakens you…

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The Duvet Diaries – The Chedi Andermatt, Switzerland

One hour and twenty minutes is how long it took for Ali & I along with Lorna and her other half to arrive in one of the most beautiful countries in Europe. We flew in to…

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Gluten Free Chocolate Raspberry Wraps

Bread! That stodgy white fluffy cloud of happiness. It brings me so much happiness, yet so much pain at the same time. Without going all TMI, my mouth loves it more than pudding but my…

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Designer accessories for your Olympus PEN E-PL7

A few weekends ago Ali & I made our way up to the Birmingham NEC to hang out with the people from Olympus at the Clothes Show 2015. They were one of the sponsors of…

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The Art Of Trench – The All Black

When it comes to the Winter months I’m drawn to one colour consistently. Black just never goes out of fashion and with so many textures, silhouettes and styles there is an all black outfit out…

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The British Fashion Awards with La Redoute

Two Weeks ago, Ali & I were invited to the prestigious British Fashion Awards with La Redoute. Late Monday afternoon we were picked up by our car and driven the hour journey to London where…

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Give From The Heart This Christmas

I’m not all that good at saying how I feel and I really find that frustrating sometimes, especially when there are people around me who help me so much. I want to be able to…

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The Art Of Trench – The Nonchalant Scarf

There are those select few items that you will always need or desire to have in your wardrobe. A Chanel handbag? A smart pair of boots? Well fitting Denim? The Iconic Burberry Trench? All great…

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A Superfood Smoothie to see you through the Winter

The fluffy slippers are out and the heating is on which means Winter has arrived and we are only a sneeze away from the dreaded common cold. In this day and age we don’t even…

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How to Nail “Off Duty Chic” easily.

Whether we will all admit it or not, there are some days when I personally really cannot be bothered. I want to simply curl up in my sweat pants and drink hot chocolate all day…

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VECTOR – Why this smart watch will improve your efficiency & so much more.

They say you can tell a lot about a person from their  time piece but I’m not sure if whoever said that were aware of the Vector Smart Watch. This smart watch fills the gap…

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WINTER STYLE STAPLE : SUEDE

There are few fabrics that transition from season to season as seamlessly as suede, channelling boho vibes during the warmer months and encapsulating 70’s chic as the temperature drops. A few weeks back I had…

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That Gluten free breakfast cereal we’ve all been waiting for

Breakfast has always been my most favourite meal of the day, It stands me in good stead for the day ahead and starting the day with a good workout followed by a nutritious breakfast usually…

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Small Changes that will help you live a more positive life.

I’m not perfect by any means of the word but I try my hardest to be a good human, to live a good life and to spread as much positivity wherever I go. I’m overly…

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5 Items you need in your Winter Wardrobe

I am on a constant mission to maximise my wardrobes efficiency. I want to buy timeless pieces which come around season after season rather than trend driven pieces that I’ll be selling within a matter…

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How to create the perfect Christmas Decor without over doing it.

If you are anything like me you will know that there are 36 days 1 hour 52 minutes and 21 seconds until Christmas, well there were when this went live anyhow. So if that is the…

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A night at La Maison

T H E   O U T F I T Last week I was invited down to La Maison Rémy Martin for the opening night of the exclusive pop-up members club in Soho. La Maison has opened…

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Four Years Of LydiaEliseMillen.com

At the end of October, I watched the fourth birthday of LydiaEliseMillen.com come and go. I was caught up in the craziness of deadlines and home life. My partner Ali truly knows how to load…

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Scrub & Glow – Buffing your way to beautiful skin

I’m that kind of person who when told not to do something, gets over whelming urges to do exactly that. So where my exfoliating routine existed, calling it a routine is a little generous. But…

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Picking The Right Festive Footwear

It’s that time of year when online and high street stores walk a very fine line when it comes to glitz and glamour which for someone like me, is a line I do my best…

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#LydiaEliseHOME Launch & Giveaway

I’ve been harping on about it for months now and finally I can reveal that the newest category to launch on LydiaEliseMillen.com is, as many of you guessed, Home Interiors. Now I am certainly not…

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How to choose the perfect designer wardrobe Staples

The heart and soul of my style has always been luxury accessories. Whilst at University I worked 3 jobs to still be able to afford the handbags I desired and always ensured each purchase was…

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My Top 5 “Wisdoms” I’ve learnt on my Fitness Journey

It’s only when you look back to the day you first set foot in the gym when you actually realise how much you’ve learnt simply through being passionate about something. Whenever the subject crops up in…

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Disneyland Paris – An Adults Review

In early October I experienced one of those pinch me moments when myself and an array of talented bloggers were whisked off to Disneyland Paris for the trip of a life time. We were going…

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A Workout Wardrobe Worth Living in

After a day of meetings in London I love nothing more than to get out of my outfit and into something soft, breathable and luxurious which is why I treasure the days where I can…

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Island Hopping Pt. 5 – Ios & Santorini

On our final day Island hopping across Greece, we visited two of the most picturesque, starting with Ios. We walked through the narrow bright white streets of Chora at the break of dawn when any tourists…

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Being an Unprofessional Health & Fitness Blogger

Walking out of the gym on a Friday snuggled into my Gymshark Tracksuit (from their current collection which launched TO-DAY by the way!) has a similar sensation to walking in on a Monday. I am finished for…

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My Skincare Secret Weapons

I love my skin. That’s something that I never imagined I would say least of all this side of 25, but I really do. I’m comfortable bare faced, dare I say I even feel a…

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Channelling Cara.

Cara Delevingne made the transition from magazine covers to TV screens back in 2012 and she took her iconic style a long with her. Cara channels masculine silhouettes with rock and roll accents and floaty…

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Autumn Style Staples : Knitwear

Not only did we gain an extra hour in bed this weekend, but I’d say I gained an entire rails worth of space by packing up my Summer Wardrobe ready for storage, I can feel…

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WHITE SPACE – Learning how to breath after anxiety

Honesty, it’s a difficult one isn’t it. How honest is too honest? How much is too much? How real is too real? These are questions which I ask myself often as I sit with my…

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Island Hopping PT.4 – Kos, Greece

We began our visit with a tour old town bursting with ancient ruins and beautiful greek architecture. Think bellowing blossoms over bleashed stone archways throughout. It became apparent from the outset that this would be…

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My Ever Natural Escape

I’m a country girl, and it’s not something I’m ashamed of. When I head to London for meetings I have no idea where I’m going, wheres cool to get coffee or even what zone I’m…

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Meal Prep in under 15 minutes

Last week, I had the pleasure of Anouska’s company before a trip. I some how managed to get her in the kitchen cooking dinner for us all, I know I have like this talent when…

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A Lisbon Travel Guide : 5 Things to do

Early in the morning of Monday 28th September, myself and two other members of team Olympus Pen, Ali & Jay jetted off on yet another of our Travels. Destination; Lisbon Portugal. Following a hearty breakfast…

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The Illusion of Longer legs

Faux Leather pants & Chelsea boots, today I’m channeling my very best attempt at off-duty model chic, albeit a vertically challenged one. It’s no secret here that throughout my teens I longed to be a model…

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My Music Playlist

Cable knit sweaters, My love for them is profound. The snugglier and cosier the better and this one from Franklin & Marshall really is no different. I throw it on over jeans when I’m doing…

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The Barefoot Traveller

I wish you had been here with me, if only to see my face as I spotted the court yard garden nestled at the foot of the Sao Vicente de Fora in central Lisbon. The…

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My Top 5 : Snapchat Edition

One of the most beautiful parts of blogging is most definitely the community. Over the last 4 years I have made some wonderful friends through my career choice and I am so thankful for that. But…

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Thank you for 25K – Huge Beauty & Fitness Giveaway

Giveaway’s are not something that often happen here. I want you to come here and follow along because you want to, not because I twisted your arm with a few lipsticks. However, having gained 20,000…

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The Perfect Autumn Boots – #MyLittleBigVictory

You will have seen them in streetstyle snaps the world over last season and they weren’t going anywhere this season either. The Stuart Weitzman Highland suede boots are the must have boot for Autumn/Winter whether you…

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Falling in love with life

It’s so important to live well no matter what the season and as Autumn draws in, the days become shorter and the air gets colder so as part of H&M’s new #HMFallInLove campaign I plan…

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My London Fashion Week Experience

So that is it for this season, London Fashion Week is over and I am exhausted! But I am undoubtedly full to bursting with inspiration for the coming seasons trends thanks to the amazing street…

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Mad About The Boy – Buying a Chanel Handbag

Some girls dream of wardrobes bursting with designer brands and some girls just hope to be able to treat themselves every once and a while. Whoever you are I am sure that owning a Chanel…

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Dressing for Fall

This time of year is simply stunning. The early morning sun still shines through your window and yet evenings are spent snuggled under fluffy blankets. It’s when outfits become so much more than a dress…

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How to de-stress after a busy week

Work is stressful, we all know that. I’ve worked in so many different environments from shop floors to offices to walking the streets of London all day, meeting to meeting. No matter what we do…

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The Last of the Summer Sun

Looking at these pictures should make me feel nostalgic for the incredible memories of the Summer passed, but that’s the thing with living positively; there’s a way of spinning even the most depressing thoughts into a positive…

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My Little Big Designer Victory

We all love a little luxury whether it’s an expensive face cream or the perfect new pair of shoes for a special event coming up. I’ve always had a love of high end designer clothing,…

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Learning and growing at London Fashion Week

So this is it. I’m up and dressed ready for the day ahead and that day is day one of London Fashion Week. I’m apprehensive to say the least but more so I’m excited to…

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Tranquil Rituals

Stress is a constant battle in my world, I tend to let it all build up and get on top of me, which is why relaxation is so important. I love the feeling of indulgence…

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London Fashion Week Essentials

As fashion is a large part and also the original genre of lydiaelisemillen.com people often find it funny when I say I have never really been to fashion week. It’s all rather intimidating; I’m not…

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Little girl, big dreams

To say this was one of those “Pinch me! Like is this legit happening right now?’ moments, is a slight understatement.  Let me take you back 15 years to 12 year old me, a tiny…

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The Benefits of Matcha – Matcha Latte Recipe

Match! Matcha! Matcha! I’ve been going on about it non stop for weeks. After randomly going in search of a Matcha Latte in between meetings a few weeks ago I have been hooked. I found…

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Passionate about the PEN – Get 25% off The Olympus PEN E-PL7

Photography has become such a huge part of my world. I feel like these days I no longer see things as normal, it’s as if now I seeing everything through the lens of a camera. Constantly…

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Island Hopping Pt.3 – Cesme Turkey

An unplanned stop in the affluent area of Cesme, Turkey turned out to be one of my favourites. The day started at the super cool beach Club Sole&Mare which is my idea of heaven, bit…

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Make up for Acne Prone/Roaccutane Treated Skin

In the morning I would wake up and the first thing I would do is look in the mirror. But it wasn’t to check how tired I looked that morning. I had spent my last…

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Why I’m thankful for the “hate forums” about me.

Well if that isn’t a controversial blog post title I don’t know what is. I believe it was over a year ago now that I first stumbled across a number of threads about me on…

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Summer Memoirs

Sometimes the Great British weather is simply perfect where the sun shines bright and the air is completely still, those are the moments where we get to make the best memories. A few Saturdays ago…

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All Natural Banana Bread Breakfast Muffins

Much like most things in my life, baking and cooking isn’t really my forte, but I’m not one to let that stop me. As a child one of my fondest memories is of sitting on…

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All Natural Skincare – Frank Skincare Review

For many years, skincare was not something that excited me in the slightest. I believed it was all empty promises and clever marketing. It was only after I’d seen a specialist and my issues with…

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Spending Pays

With the latest Twitter scandal of the blogging community still simmering under the surface, I feel this post has been doing the same. Blogging has changed so much in a very short space of time…

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Island Hopping pt. 2 – Syros, Greece

We boarded our ship as it sat calmly on the Mediterranean water. This was my first time aboard a cruise ship. The ship was modest but welcoming in its decor, we would be spending such…

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The Fearful Traveller

What is the end of a manic week for most, is really just the beginning for me. After spending half of the week either standing or hanging above the roof tops of London, as you…

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Getting Your Glow Back after Acne

It has been well over a year since I finished the final treatment on my quest to cure my acne which developed in my mid twenties, you can read more about that here. And so…

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Morning Wellness Close to Home

There have been a number of occasions recently, when talking to people that the subject of my blog genre has popped up. “You do a bit of everything these days!” “There’s not as much fitness.”…

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Island Hopping Pt. 1 – The Athens Riviera

To think 4 months ago I’d never been to Greece but now I can say I have had the pleasure of visiting 6 of its most breath-taking islands and destinations, 5 of which happened in…

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Style Confessional

One of the things I find most enjoyable about personal style has always been hidden gems, when I was flat broke at University I would rummage for hours through the clearance rail in Tkmaxx or…

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Monday Morning Motivation

This morning I awoke with the sunshine as normal, I opened up my various social media apps and sifted through the normal status’ and tweets regarding “The Monday Blues”.  I too once wished the days…

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Happy

Something many of you have picked up on recently is the positive outlook I have been sharing more and more here on my blog and the question that I frequently hear is “How?”. Obviously I…

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Raw Banoffee Pie Recipe

A few months back now, I visited the beautiful Island of Osea with Next where I took part in preparing Lunch for everyone with Spook, a talented bespoke cooking company. Mine and Sarah’s job was…

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I’m in love with the Coco.

Someone recently asked me what my GCSE grades were and for the first time in my life I wasn’t embarrassed to tell them that I didn’t even turn up to pick them up, so in…

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Strawberry Milk Shake Without The Milk

No matter how hard we try to keep temptation out of our weekly shop there always seems to be something lurking at the back of a cupboard with a calorie count that can obliterate that…

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Simply Smile

The ability to smile is one of the most powerful possessions we own and I for one am guilty of not using it enough. In a matter of seconds one simple smile is able to…

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3 Steps to Living Well

I don’t know whether you’ve noticed but things have been a bit manic over here for the last few months so I had realised that I needed to start doing alot more of what I like…

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The Final Leg of The Sunset Relay

I like to set myself goals every now and then, and 2015’s goal was to step out of my comfort zone more. I’d say theres nothing like flying to Northern Sweden where theres 24hrs of…

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6 Tips for staying Hydrated this Summer

So if we’ve all quite finished moaning about how hot it is, as us Brits do so well, why don’t we all make the most of a few tips to ensure we stay as comfortable…

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The Little Mermaid

I often talk of wanting to be a mermaid but the reality is I’ve thought about this long and hard since I was about 5 years old. From the first time I watched the The…

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The Sunset Relay – Lapland, Sweden.

24 hours after we stepped off the plane from Mallorca we were back on the first of two planes in our Journey to Lapland Sweden where Ali and I would be taking part in the…

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Rays Of Sunshine

Waking up with the sun shining through my window, really is the most perfect way to start the day. Even if I do have my boyfriend and cat snoring very loudly next to me. I…

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#NextBloggerIsland – Osea Island

What seems like far too long ago for my liking, myself and a much larger than normal group of bloggers embarked on a trip. But we didn’t head to the airport like usual. Instead we…

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The Importance of Warming up & Cooling Down.

It’s the one thing many of us (non-professional, anyway) fitness enthusiasts tend to conveniently forget/ignore/completely disregard; Warming up & Cooling down effectively. Yet doing so drastically minimises your chances of injury and can also reduce…

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In Training for The Sunset Relay

Incorporating training into our get away has been quite an enjoyable experience and welcome change to standard lazy holiday days. Whether it’s sat on the seafront listening to the waves hit the rocks during some…

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Hair Updated – From Henna Black to Beachy Brown

I’ve gone to write this post so many times over the passed few months, but every time I feel like the team at Neville have achieved the goal I set them, of completely colour correcting…

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The only way to say Happy Fathers day.

I’ve always been a daddy’s girl. To be honest I think most of us are in some way or another so when fathers day comes around it can sometimes be difficult to translate your appreciation…

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Defy The Sun in Sweden

Early Saturday morning, Ali and I jetted off to Mallorca for what was to be our first holiday in 2 years. It was a bit of a last minute thing but we both felt we’d…

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Morning florals at Palais Royal

Waking with the sunrise to shoot amongst the beauty of Paris followed by a breakfast in a typical Parisienne cafe sipping green tea and ordering too many croissants all feels like something of a dream, or…

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Three Designer Summer Outfits with 50% Off

    Jumper   –    Shorts   –   Sandals   –   Necklace   –   Bag   –   Bracelet   –   Sunglasses Distressed denim is the ultimate wardrobe stable in creating the laid back effortless Summer style that I love…

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TRAVEL TECHNOLOGY

[show_ms_widget id=”21184821″ image_id=”22464471″ width=”1140″ height=”760″] As bloggers we seem to be getting amazing opportunities  to travel the world more and more. I’m so astounded and proud whenever I see a blogger jetting off somewhere exciting,…

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Win A pair of Jimmy Choo’s!

Recently my love of designer handbags has been put on the back burner a tad and I’ve been focusing more on my footwear collection and now I fear I won’t be able to stop. But…

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The Paris Press Day with La Redoute

Last week I was back in my favourite City again, Paris for yet another flying visit. This time with La Redoute to attend their Press Day to get a first glimpse of whats to come next…

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You learn something new every day.

I love a good story, I always have done. I can read a good book in a day but ask me to revise for an exam and you’ve got no hope. I need to be…

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LipsySpray in Ibiza

Early last Saturday morning, myself, a selection of other bloggers and the Lipsy team jetted off for a long bank holiday weekend in Ibiza. We checked in to the MeIbiza hotel and spent the majority…

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Starting your Wellness Journey

I often talk about my journey when it comes to health and fitness. But you only really understand how far you have travelled until you stop and look back. What started out as a quest…

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Tips for dealing with Exhaustion

Last week I gave my first ever speech to a lecture theatre full of students, adults, lecturers and even some men (I know I couldn’t believe it either). To say I was petrified was the…

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Get a Summer Glow with one product

There are times when I’ve thought to myself, “Lydia just embrace your natural skin colour” and I enjoy a break from regularly tanning my skin. Then an important event will crop up and I find…

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The Look For Less – Chloe Susanna Boots

A few weeks back Ali and I were browsing Harvey Nichols for our Birthday Presents (our birthday’s are 4 days apart) following a day of meetings. I stumbled across the shoe room situated in a…

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Perfect Frills

Spring is the season where I really get to embrace some femininity in my personal style, going back to my love of girly frills and full skirts. This modesty maintaining pair of frilly pleated shorts…

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The Wish List – Summer Sandals

[show_ms_widget id=”20751081″ image_id=”21965051″ width=”1140″ height=”998″]   In all honesty, no one needs to see my toes, no matter how hot it is outside. But that really doesn’t stop me, sandals just have this hold over…

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Travel Beauty Essentials

Having just returned from an amazing trip to Greece and with another two trips this month alone, I thought it was a good idea to share my Travel Beauty Essentials with you all. With my…

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Sunrise in Skiathos

One of the most magical times of day for me, wherever I am, is sunrise. I like to experience all the places, where I’m lucky enough to visit, during the first moments of the day. I…

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Strawberry & Mint Breakfast Smoothie

It’s been one of the busiest weekends for a while and I’m in dire need of fuel and energy before setting off to my next destination today, only a short trip back to my old…

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Body Confidence – It’s not a competition Ladies!

Due to recent dramas within the fitness supplement industry (I really won’t give the subject any more exposure than it already has) something suddenly dawned on me. A beautiful, slender model stood before my eyes;…

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Healthy Holidays

Early Friday morning, Carly picked me up and we embarked on our trip to Skiathos, Greece. I’d never been to Greece, let alone one of the Greek Islands so I was eager to experience the…

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Time.

When I was little, I never really got along with kids my own age. I always chose to be with people much older than myself. I spent a lot of money on clothes and make-up…

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Bold & Bright

There are those simple items that every wardrobe needs and a brilliantly bright white shirt is most certainly one of them. But I always like to opt for a subtle twist on this classic piece…

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Wearing make-up to the gym – The Truth & Products you should be using!

I take an obscene amount of pre, during and post workout selfies without mentioning all the snapchats in between. If it’s been a busy day of shooting and filming I’ll hit the gym with a…

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The Outfit Hack

Spending half your life in leggings and sportswear leaves you with a need to be comfortable pretty much all the time. I can’t rock heels how I used to which is why I’ve invested in…

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Dental Care & Teeth Whitening

Believe it or not about 9 years ago I would never smile. I bet you don’t find that so hard to believe from my blog photos, I look like a right grump I know so…

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Lace Vendome

Et Voila! As promised, the first outfit post in almost a year that hasn’t been shot on my 5D, and you probably didn’t even notice right? This outfit was shot on the Olympus Pen EP-L7…

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Picture Perfect Paris with Olympus & Topshop

Those who follow me on Twitter, Instagram and snapchat will know that I took a trip to Paris last week with Olympus and Topshop. As mentioned in yesterday’s post I bought my Olympus E-PL7 for…

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OLYMPUS PEN EP-L7 REVIEW – THE BLOGGERS ESSENTIAL

Since I’ve been a blogger, never before has a camera caused such a stir as the Olympus Pen EP-7. Hailed as the “Blogger Essential” it was released at the very moment I realised, I simply…

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Fight Spots and Wrinkles with One Cream

A few months back I spent the day with my friend Kerry and due to her profession (beauty)  she regularly tells me about beauty products and procedures I should be getting into. We got onto…

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Staying Motivated for Summer

Staying motivated during the Winter season isn’t all that easy, but come Summer it’s even easier to get swept up in the social side that comes with the warmer months and fall back into old…

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Nude in Paris

Typical, as soon as I feel like I’ve really got my winter wardrobe on point. The sun comes out and the temperature rockets. Did it actually hit 24 degrees last week? I’m moaning but I…

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Everyday Hair Care Routine

Hair is such an important part of who we are and our everyday style, so how we take care of our own is always a talking point. I’ve finally put together my everyday haircare routine…

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Birthday Girl

So as I’m sure you’ve guessed today is my Birthday and for the first time in god knows how many years, the sun is shining. Turning 27 has left me feeling slightly strange, I think it’s…

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The Naked Truth – A year since Roaccutane

It’s hard to believe it’s been a year since I finished treatment for what was one of the most soul destroying and confidence killing conditions I’ve ever experienced (if you would like to read more…

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Best Boot Forward @ Bicester Village

Those of you who follow me on Social media would have seen that last week I was invited over to Bicester Village (mine and my Grandma’s favourite place) for a spot of shopping with them…

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An All natural Pre-Workout that will have you jumping out of bed in the morning!

Whether you believe in them or believe they are a complete placebo, pre-workouts are always a hot topic of conversation. Occasionally I’ll opt for the super sweet powders offering all kinds of benefits to your…

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Boldly Bare

Yesterday it hit 17 degrees here in the UK which is positively tropical. There was skin showing all over the place as we peeled off the last of our Winter coats. One of my favourite…

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March Favourites – YouTube Video

Just a handful of my absolutely favourite things from March including some Dragons Blood, which one of my skincare products Ali steals and the contouring product that you absolutely NEED. Enjoy and get spendy!  …

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Layering Nude

When I think of effortless casual Summer style, there’s only one person who comes to mind and naturally she’s the face of H&M’s new collection which encapsulates just that. I gravitate to H&M like a…

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6 Fit Tips for being healthier at work

Whether you work from home or at the heart of a bustling office I’ve put together some of my top tips to avoid falling off the wagon, being beaten by temptation and also improving overall…

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My First Ever Facial @ QMS Medicosmetics, Kings Road.

Yes you heard me right! Before now, I’d never had a facial. As someone whose idea of a weekend well spent is 2 nights at a luxury spa that must be quite surprising. But unfortunately…

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10 Things I’d tell my younger self – Youtube video

So I filmed this a few weeks ago now and it’s actually only about 2 weeks until my birthday, but none the less I’d been thinking a lot about how much I’d changed and grown…

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Hybrid.

Imagine taking two things that you love, two things that you need and infusing them into one perfect product. We wear pumps because we love how they look, but curse how they feel and whilst…

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Yoga in the Clouds with Alpro

Whilst I’m sure most of you slept off Saturday’s shenanigans, Ali and I were up at the crack of dawn (that’s 5am) awaiting a car to drive us all the way from our home in…

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The Look For Less – Valentino “Rockstud” Ballet Flats

After years of lusting and months of saving they are finally mine, the Valentino “Rockstud” Ballet flats. And didn’t you guys give them a warm welcome over on my Instagram. I still haven’t had the…

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Looking good inside & out.

And just like a butterfly, I emerge from my monochrome workout wardrobe as the temperature continues to rise across the UK. For my first experience of a Sweaty Betty Spring/Summer collection, I decided I wasn’t going…

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Unapologetically Me.

If you haven’t already noticed, I’ve been getting rather spendy in the fashion department lately but if you look back through my blog you will see gradual transition occur. I’ve completely overhauled my buying patterns…

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Getting Ready For Bikini Season.

There’s less that a week until the clocks change which means we all get our lives back. No more heading home to pyjamas and a warm cup of coco, theres BBQ’s, Beer Gardens and Good…

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Contouring for Beginners

Let’s face it, I’m not known for my make-up tekkers but that doesn’t mean I don’t atleast try. And with more and more beauty products available for review I decided to put some of the…

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The Look For Less – ALEXANDER WANG “Anouck” Boots

We all have those key wardrobe items that we’ve lusted over for years. Whether its a Classic Chanel 2.55 of a pair of crimson soles from Christian Louboutin, it’s nice to save up and treat…

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The TMI Tag – YouTube Video

Another chance to get to know me a little more, well actually I’d say ALOT more as I’m doing the TMI tag a.k.a The Too Much Information Tag.  I hope you enjoy watching this as…

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Looks can be deceiving.

It never fails to make me laugh, the assumptions people make about me long before they’ve even met me. Don’t get me wrong I may be guilty of the same when it comes to others.…

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Cali Bums

It’s amazing what a good pair of quality denim jeans can do for your figure, trust me as a girl with very little junk in her trunk, being able to make it appear that there’s…

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Superfoods you should be eating

Superfoods have become a big part of my daily diet over the last few years. As a child I couldn’t stomach even the thought of vegetables and today you will be lucky if I’m able to…

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What I’m wearing to Ladies Day

Wearing colour is something I do in my own personal way, I tend to opt for a pop rather than an array of colours and shades. In other words, I like to play it safe…

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February Favourites

First off, Thank you for baring with me whilst I found my YouTube rhythm. If I thought organising and editing blog content for a week was tough, filming and shooting videos soon put me in…

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Mocha Maca Smoothie Recipe

Oh I do love a Starbucks run to start the day. But unfortunately my bank balance and waistline don’t quite feel the same when it comes to indulging in a Mocha or five on a…

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The Duvet Diaries – The Ampersand Hotel

 So that’s that then! London Fashion week is officially over and although I was only there for one day, I was absolutely bloomin’ pooped. So you can imagine how grateful I was to be invited…

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Purse Perfection

Shock! I’ve got some new arm candy in my life in the shape of this beautiful and sophisticated “Gina” handbag by Zino Davidoff in Oxford Blue. In the fragrance industry Davidoff is nothing less than…

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#BehindTheCatwalk @ House Of Holland

Yesterday I popped down to London for my first taste of LFW and I went #BehindTheCatwalk with Catwalk By TIGI for the House Of Holland show. The star of the show backstage was the Bodifying Spray…

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THE DUVET DIARIES – The Sanderson Hotel

Last week after frantically trying to rearrange my diary I realised very last minute that I would need to have a mini “Stay-cation” in London, hopefully one day I will actually grasp the concept of…

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A Motivational Push & Sportswear Haul

Stop the friggin press! Yesterday it was still light at 5pm…that means it’s basically Summer now right? OK maybe not quite but I feel it in my bones, it’s definitely close. The instant wave of…

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Low Calorie Gluten Free Pancakes

Happy Pancake day you guys! OK so I’m gonna be honest, I have pancakes on the regular so today isn’t all that exciting for me. I find that they set me up for the day…

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Closet Clearing

It’s coats like this one that make me curse every trip I’ve ever made to a Charity shop. OK that sounds worse than it is intended, bare with me. Being a blogger, I accumulate clothes…

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Be My Valentine

First off, Happy Valentines day to all the beautiful women who read my blog (and those who don’t). For me Valentines day isn’t just reserved for your One & Only, Sorry Ali. It’s more important…

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Hair & Beauty – YOUTUBE HAUL

It’s rather funny to think that I filmed this video on Friday and now I’m sat here with a completely different hair do, look at my roots! Oh the shame. Anyway, I guess it’s a…

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The fine line between Legging and Jean

There was a time when I didn’t own a pair of jeans (don’t believe me? read back a few years on this old blog and you will find it mentioned a few thousand times) I…

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My Hair Journey – Neville Hair Salon, Belgravia Review

Erica Baddu once sang, “I am not my hair” and she’s quite right I’m not. It isn’t my voice or my ever stubborn personality traits. But much like the clothes I wear, it says something about me…

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Oh so spendy!

Handbags, what is it with damn handbags? Some girls like lip sticks, some like shoes but for me it has always been damn handbags. and Expensive ones at that! However, as I mentioned over on…

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Helpful Hints For a More Mindful Life

Call me crazy but over the past few months I’ve started having these weird thoughts that health & fitness might just be a little bit more than looking good and feeling great. I know I…

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Kate Spade Blogger Essentials

So I’m finally getting round to decorating my office and the up stairs of our home. After hours spent on Pinterest I have finally settled on a theme for my little work space. I wanted…

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Finally, From Florence.

You certainly don’t get buildings like this in Milton Keynes, trust me I’ve looked! This is my final post from my time in Florence and doesn’t it seem like it was forever ago? Anouska and I shot…

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Healthy Chocolate Cake Recipe & Youtube Video

For those who don’t follow me on Twitter, I recently baked successfully for the first time. I’m absolutely petrified of being sick, so don’t trust myself not to give myself salmonella or something similar if…

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80’s Inspired Fitness

It’s not just this time of year that sees our local gyms fit to burst. Over the last few years fitness has become a fully fledged lifestyle among teens and young professions where many thought…

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Come Training With Me – NEW Youtube Fitness Video

One of the hardest parts of under taking a new fitness regime is making sure you keep track of your daily activities, nutrition and yourself in general. As a lover of all things technological, this…

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5 Different types of Cardio for February

I can’t tell you how proud I am when I see the buzz on my news feed at this time of year from people talking about their new fitness routines and reaching their goals. Yeah…

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Madotta Marble

The buzz surrounding any new iPhone release is both exciting and frustrating. I spent hours waiting on the line after waiting 2 years for an upgrade, only to get through and be told their system…

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New YouTube Video – Cameras, handbags & skincare

For as long as I can remember, Sunday’s have always been the day that I put my feet up and catch up with the antics of my favourite Bloggers and Youtubers. So if your spending…

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Super Quick Poached Eggs

The most common issue with eating healthy can often come down to time, with pressing the snooze button a few too many times, restrictive lunch times and late night gym sessions, theres little time left…

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Piazza Del Duomo

It really is a beautiful thing to be comfortable, not only in your skin but in your sense of style too. For years I have battled with the fact that I have a rather “page…

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Experiencing Florence with Tia Maria

As you may have noticed from my many instagram posts over the passed few days, I flew to the stunning Italian city of Florence bright and early on Monday morning with my good friends from…

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Kale Chips – Healthy Crisps Recipe

Since the New Year I made a promise to myself to get back on the horse and nourish my body to the max. I was so unbareably embarrassed by how bad my diet had gotten…

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Gigi’s, Mayfair Review – Cheat Meal

I was recently invited down to the newest Italian Restaurant to hit London’s stylish Mayfair. Being Italian myself, going out to eat something that 9 times out of 10 my Nonna will cook better doesn’t…

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Walking as Cardio – top tips for getting started

Hands up if your new years resolution is to be fitter and healthier than you were in 2014? Yep you will find my hand in the air as well. And as the gyms are full to…

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Emergen-C Immunity Smoothie – Win a Jawbone and more!

Hello and welcome to the first post of 2015, and what better way to kick off the year than an immune system boosting smoothie recipe to start the day as well as a little suttin’…

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2014

And here we are, it’s New Years eve and as this post goes live I will be snuggled by the fire of a beautiful cottage in the Middle of rural Wales toasting to the end of…

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Tips for getting back in the Gym after taking time out – #JLlivebetter

Well here is yet another post I’d never thought I would write. After falling head over heels in love with fitness (Something that allows me to eat what I love and still remain slim? It…

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The Party Edit – Festively Smart

Sometimes the occasion calls for a little more sophistication, maybe a little bit of old skool glamour too. Not all Christmas parties revolve around how many shots the accounts department can sink in an hour…

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A Super Special Gift Guide FOR HIM

Like I could possibly do A Super Special gift guide for her and forget all about the lovely men in our lives, whether its a wonderful dad or your lovely boyfriend, I decided to put…

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The Fifth

It has finally reached that point where I try to shove on as many layers as humanly possible, without resembling the Micheline Man…at least I hope. But it’s safe to say this cocoon coat from…

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Serenity Skin – Soothing Problem Skin & Aching Muscles with Salts

It is no news to you that my skin is extremely important to me. We’ve had some tough times over the passed few years, but I’m finally at a stage where I’m comfortable in both…

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The Coat that thinks it’s a dressing gown

Maybe it’s strange to be a fashion blogger and love lounge-wear as much as I do. But I just couldn’t deny my love affair with comfy clothes any longer. Buying a pair of luxurious pyjamas…

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A Super Special Christmas Gift Guide – FOR HER

I’ve never done a gift guide before but this year I decided to do my version of one. For me Christmas presents have never been about quantity, more about quality. It’s the one time of…

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Shades of Black

If I’m ever in doubt about what to wear, whatever the occasion, I always reach for black. So it seems stupid not to invest in such a fail safe colour especially this time of your.…

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Black Caramel

As with every industry, the Christmas period has sent my work load through the roof and as a self confessed work-o-holic, I’m completely and utterly in my element. It’s always so much more fun planning…

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Believe in Yourself!

Motivation comes in many different forms; a photo on instagram, a lifestyle change and sometimes even on a t-shirt. wherever it comes from it can be the difference between a lack lustre workout and an…

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The Duvet Diaries – Neom’s “Perfect Night Sleep” gift box

So I’ve decided that I won’t be going into the New Year hiding anymore. For those of you who thought that the introduction of “The Duvet Diaries” was an odd one, for me it was…

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My Favourite Things | November

The beginning of December is upon us which means its time to really get into the festive spirit, for most people anyway. I was getting Christmassy back in October. But it also means its time…

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Finding Yoga

  I started Yoga well over a year ago now, but the harsh lights and deafening sounds of heavy weights hitting the floor of my £10 a month gym soon sucked any relaxation out of…

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#InTiaWeTrust on Film

As I’m sure regular readers will know, in the Summer I was whisked off to Ibiza to be a part of the current Tia Maria campaign #InTiaWeTrust. It has been so surreal to be a…

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Every Day Make up Routine

It’s finally done, dusted and live on my YouTube Channel, my “Every Day Make up Routine is up! If it wasn’t bad enough seeing my naked face over on my blog post about roacctuane (see…

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Current Favourite Glute Workout

Leggings are the bane of my existence, which isn’t a phrase that you hear every day but when you spend as much time in them as I do, you kinda get to understand. These technical…

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Thigh High

I’m currently sat on the train to Manchester, I hate train rides. That is, until I’m actually on one, with my bags stowed safely away, headphones on, laptop open, I realise how thankful I am…

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A Personal life coach for £20 + YouTube Video

I am definitely my fathers daughter, back home you will likely find my dad either in his office, packed to the rafters with computers and technology or dosing in front of the TV with an…

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Good Hair Days – New Youtube Video

I’m not afraid to admit that I was definitely at the front of the queue when they were handing out hair (I think I was in the wrong queue entirely when it came to Maths skills…

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Current Favourite Abs Circuit

With 43 days until Christmas I don’t plan on leaving it until the New Year to kick my over indulging, chocolate loving butt into gear. And with the launch of the new Lipsy Sport collection…

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The Party Edit – Winter Nudes

All this time I thought I was a Summer Girl, all sunkissed skin and beachy hair. But this year my excitement for Winter and all the festivities that come with the cold snap have turned…

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My First YouTube Video

So she finally caved to the pressure and did a YouTube video, I’m kidding! I’ve been so excited to get started since I collaborated with AX Paris so I’m over the moon to finally be…

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The Duvet Diaries – The Charlotte St. London

I’ve made it no secret that I have an ongoing battle with sleep. I love the feeling of drifting off, losing yourself and succumbing to the impending slumber. But for me that feeling doesn’t come…

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Post Workout Pampering

So you’ve survived the working week and probably your fair share of grueling workouts with DOMs to match, it’s safe to say your pooped (I know I am)! So I thought it would be a…

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Kicking Leaves in London

I love taking little trips, even if it’s just for a night. The experience of visiting a City and staying somewhere beautiful or exciting really gets my adrenaline pumping and today I’m off for a…

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The Science of Supplements – What does what?

One of the most common e-mails to fall into my inbox has got to be supplement related, “Which ones should I be taking?” “Which brand should I use?”  and “Will they make me bulky?” are…

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#RethinkYourDay with POLAR and WIN!

Being a Blogger, I find a fair bit of my life is sat in front of a computer or on a train/in a car somewhere in a fairly sedentary state. This means I have to…

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10 Pounds

What a perfect outfit to upload right before Ali and I head to London again for the Halloween party of the season #AsDarknessFalls hosted by Gleam. However, I can promise you neither of us envisioned…

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Oh La La! Martinis & Macarons

Last weekend a slightly snotty Lydia and an extremely excited Ali were invited down to London for a fun filled afternoon with the wonderful team from Oh La La Macarons. For those of you who…

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Red Silhouette

When I was little, my Grandma used to take me to Old Amersham and Beaconsfield to these little boutique shops and buy me the most beautiful little dresses. I remember the way they used to…

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5 Tips for Blogging

As my blog approaches it’s third birthday, I decided it was about time I throw some opinions and tips around from my own personal experiences.  It’s also the most common e-mail to fall into my…

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The Drop.

So I may have been a tad eager this year, but finally the temperature drop has happened here in the UK. That’s the beauty of living in this country, we have a proper Summer season…

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Black Bows – SUNGLASSES SHOP GIVEAWAY

Sunglasses are an important part of my day, and not just for the fashion aspect. Rain or shine if you have a good pair of lenses you are providing your eyes with much needed protection…

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6am running with Billabong Active

Last week I teamed up with Two Seasons and Billabong to test drive the new Billabong active range for a bit of 6am cardio. Inspired by 90’s throwback sportswear but with a modern day luxe…

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Protein Colada

There’s something special about a night spent with your girlfriends laughing over a cocktail or 5! But with my schedule currently jam packed and a house half way through decorating those Friday night’s out are…

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Autumn Lily’s

I have been searching for the perfect Winter boots for the last three and a half years. The search has never ended, even in warmer months I still find myself planning ahead and looking out…

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Girls on Film // Behind the scenes of AX Paris AW14 Advert shoot

Last Monday, I loaded up my car and drove down to Brighton, one of my most favourite cities in England to take part in the AX Paris Autumn/Winter 14 TV advert shoot along side two…

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Simplicity

This post was supposed to go live yesterday but after a manic day shooting with AX Paris in Brighton it had to take a back seat. I can’t wait to tell you more about the…

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#INTIAWETRUST

I’m sure that if you are a regular reader, you wouldn’t have missed my trip to Ibiza a few months  with the most famous coffee flavored liquor, TIA MARIA. I was lucky enough to feature…

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Chic Shearling

If you follow me on twitter, you would have seen me tweet about this coat a number of times. It was love at first click and once it arrived the love affair continued. I’d tried the…

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Fragrant Fancies

So I have this problem and it’s sort of becoming a bigger problem; I don’t have enough rooms in my house for all the candles I have/want. Candles and smellies are such a big part…

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Almond Milk vs Cows Milk – Blue Diamond Giveaway

Until a year and a half ago, which milk I put in my body really was the least of my worries. But after moving back home to live with my Grandma in order to give…

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Free Run

Last week was a busy one, sometimes I wonder if I’ll ever have another week where it isn’t none stop. Driving back from a meeting I found myself travelling through the rolling fields of the…

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Date Night

If ever there was a dress made for Date Night, this nude sheer and black lace number from WantHerWardrobe, would most certainly be it. I mean regular readers will know of my love of lingerie, I…

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Superfoods, Super Fast! – A Nutribullet Review

Strange things happen to you when you buy your own home. You start liking things which never did it for you before, Like flowers, extortionately expensive candles and fancy mugs which should have cost £100…

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Tartan Coloured Lady

  Sat here reminiscing over our dreamy trip to Oxford over the bank holiday weekend just gone (see post here). I love this scarf so much that it may have single handily managed to get…

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Winter Workout Top Tips

This morning I awoke to nothing but darkness and rain. Not the most motivational scene to wake up to, I can tell you that for free. Dragging myself out of bed seemed so much more…

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Red Soul

All dressed up on a rainy bank holiday Monday, with no where dry to go. Or so we thought! After our second day planned to explore more of Oxford, was abruptly rained off, Ali and…

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Something for the weekend at Malmaison, Oxford

This weekend, Ali and I enjoyed some well deserved time off and headed to the stunning and historic city of Oxford. We booked ourselves into the incredible Malmaison Hotel right in the heart of Oxford, which…

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Summers end

Waking up at 5am this morning was no easy feat. The sun didn’t shine through my window, I was met with darkness. As I pulled the duvet back the cold greeted me like a slap…

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The New Age of Relaxation

The way my home smells is really important to me and I don’t think I’m alone in that. I want people to walk into my home and be transported by the scents that greet them.…

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Behind The Scenes of BassBuds Bootcamp

A few weeks back, Ali and I headed down to Colchester to work along side luxury headphone brand BassBuds on their forth coming fitness YouTube series “BassBuds Bootcamp”. Yes you did read that right, the girl that refuses…

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An Ode To Audrey

  No not that Audrey! This one is far better not only does she drink wine with me and deals with my endless whatsapp messages, she’s also one of the most influential bloggers out there.…

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The Science of Smiling – Teeth Whitening

So there’s this lady at my gym, and I’m not sure whether she realises or not but every morning she brightens mine a little more. She so friendly and happy, that you can’t help but…

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Aries

Although I don’t read my horoscope on the regular, I am a firm believer that a certain amount of my star sign defines my temperament, I mean there really is only so much of my…

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Chocolate-Nut Smoothie Recipe with a Secret Ingredient.

OK so maybe it’s not so secret but it’s certainly a new one for me! As I mentioned in yesterday’s post, I went over to St Albans on Saturday to get away and just enjoy…

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Structured Pleats

What a dream it was relaxing and and enjoying some much needed down time. I decided last minute to take a trip down to St. Albans in Hertfordshire for the market on Saturday because…well just because…

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Eleven Thirty

Another manic week has past, I’m almost getting used to being here there and everywhere. But whenever I get a chance, I drag Ali out of the gym to the surround area’s by our home.…

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Madagascan Vanilla & Blueberry Chia Seed Pudding recipe

It wasn’t a conscious decision to avoid Chia Seed pudding, I just never thought it would be as great as everyone made out. I find that lots of people rave about things, sometimes more so…

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Master the Morning Workout rountine

As I mentioned recently, I had to completely flip reversed my work out schedule. Instead of hitting the gym in the evenings, I had to some how mould myself into a morning person. Sounds simple…

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Chasing Sunsets with FitBug

Gadgets to aid and track your workouts are popping up all over this joint, but after the failure that was my first experience of them (see post here) I was apprehensive to give the new Orb from…

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Eivissa

Summer for me will always be bitter sweet when I think back to the four summers I spent on The White Isle (someday I’m sure I’ll stop going on about it) I love British Summer…

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Meditation & Me.

It’s amazing how responsibility creeps up on you. It seems like only yesterday I was day drinking before lectures at Northampton University, sleeping in until half past whenever the hell I want and spending my…

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The Naked truth – ROACCUTANE

In my 2 and a half years of blogging, never did I imagine this post would actually happen. And by that I mean never did I think I would be sat here with skin I…

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Green Goodness Smoothie Recipe

In recent months my health has somewhat suffered due to a profound increase in stress. I realised that it’s not all about looking good on the outside, I need to do more to promote my overall…

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Sassy Pants

I enjoyed some much needed down time over the weekend following the whirl wind that has been the last two weeks, kicking back and just enjoying the absence of pressure. I knew it would be…

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DESTINO IBIZA with TIA MARIA

  I had my feet firmly on UK soil for all of about 72 hours before they were off again. Destination – Ibiza…had my 2 am alarm for my flight not been such an abrupt…

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Michelle Keegan x Lipsy London – Interview

On Wednesday, I was pretty much the envy of men everywhere. I took a trip into central and a short taxi drive to High Holborn where I flashed my invite and made my way downstairs…

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Sunrise

It was important to me that an archive be installed along with my new website design. I wanted both new and old readers to be able to see, read and be a part of  the…

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Swimwear Fashion Week – Gran Canaria 2014

    Last week I was whisked off to Gran Canaria to attend Swimwear Fashion Week with Globally.es. Now I know what you are thinking “What the hell is Swimwear Fashion week?” Don’t worry you…

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Bikini Ready Top Tips.

What better time to put together my “Bikini Ready tips” than right before I jet off to Gran Canaria for Swimwear fashion week. I’m gonna be watching some of swimwear’s most elite brands such as…

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Compliments.

  Compliments are wonderful things and I try to pay as many to those around me as possible. They can completely alter the path of someones day and every single one of us hold the power…

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Skinny(er)-Nana Cake

The aroma of  freshly baked Banana cake instantly transports me back to my childhood. A time when fruit and veg were the enemy and my parents brains worked over time with trying to find out innovative ways to make…

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Do everything with Style.

 What we wear to work out says as much about us as what we wear to work every day, for a shopping trip at the weekend or a night out with friends. Workout clothes communicate our goals,…

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Oil Slick

Just a small glance out your window will tell you that these pictures were taken a fair few days back, unfortunately as much as I try to I just cannot control the weather but I…

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Lifestyle & Loves – Loving Tan

Hello! And welcome to the very first post of my brand new blog design. I can’t quite believe that already in 2014 not only do I have a gorgeous new home, but so does my…

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Daisy Chain

In between the decoration planning for our new home, the re-design of this ol’place on the web and my new early bird gym routine (more to come in this months FAQ), I managed to schedule…

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The Boux Avenue Experience

Now it’s no secret that I have had some help in the lady-lump department, so lingerie shopping should be fun right? Well as soon as the bandages were off, I made my way down the…

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Neutrals.

The time it has taken me to find the perfect pair of faux leather shorts is something I don’t like to think about, nor do I like to reminisce over how much money I have…

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Lazy Weekend Dream

How gorgeous was Sunday? It was the kind of day that only few appreciate, the sun didn’t shine too brightly but the air was still warm enough to have a little extra skin on show.…

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Lifestyle & Loves – Chanel Haul & Crown Brush Brushes

Now you may find this hard to believe, but I’m actually a bit rubbish when it comes to make up. I’ve never been very sure on what I do and don’t need and I’ve never…

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Experience Everything

Jumper – c/o Boohoo    Jeans – Primark    Bag – Ebay    Necklace – New Look    Sunglasses – c/o Boohoo    Shoes – H&M    Thumb ring – Ebay Falling in line with…

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Skinny-nana Pancake Recipe

Pancakes! Oh Pancakes! They have a hold over me like no other to the point that Shrove Tuesday is more anticipated than Valentines day in our house hold. I wish that was a joke. The…

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Leather & Lace.

Sunglasses – Gucci    Necklace – H&M    Jumper – Ebay    Shorts – c/o Missguided    Shoes – Ebay   Watch – c/o Caravelle New York The heatwave isn’t upon us just yet, so…

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Summer Cups

 Kilner Jar – Ebay    Towel – Ralph Lauren Home    Sunglasses – Boohoo I think it’s safe to say this weekend was the craziest of my life, hence being slightly M.I.A. in the run…

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Yeezus.

Trousers – BooHoo Boutique    Tee – Tiger Mist    Shoes – Birkenstock Arizona    jacket – Select fashion    Sunglasses – Gucci    bag – Alexander Wang @ Harrods They are so wrong that they…

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Coffee Not Coffee.

Green Coffee – c/o Coffee Not Coffee    Mug – (because I know you’ll ask) Villeroy & Boch @ John Lewis I love green tea, and I love coffee…but “Green Coffee” is a new one for…

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Peachy

Skirt – c/o Pretty Little Thing Blouse – Ebay Bag – Louis Vuitton Shoes – H and M Sunnies – Topshop It seems like an age since I last shot an outfit post but organising a house…

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Cherry Bakewell Ice-cream Recipe

April saw the release of the new and improved Synergy – ISO 7 from PhD Nutrition along side some tasty limited edition flavours. It now contains ground oats as the primary carb source, up to…

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Double Take

Needless to say everything is slightly manic in the new house so I haven’t managed to snap any outfit pictures or rustle any recipes up. That said, the fact that the Sky man hasn’t hooked…

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Lifestyle & Loves – Michael Kors Selma Bag

   Beautiful images via www.hoardoftrends.com Since exchanging on our house something strange has shifted inside of me. Where I used to spend hours browsing handbags and shoes, I find myself stalking cutlery sets and decorative…

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Fitness FAQ #5

By far the most frequently asked question that I have received since I started training has always been; “What is your diet like?”  I once shared my diet on here but as soon as I…

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Spoilt.

Mink Pink Top – c/o Spoilt Brat    Necklace – New Look    Bag – Alexander Wang    Sunglasses and trousers – H&M    Shoes – TK Maxx    Cuff & Rings – Ebay I…

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Lifestyle & Loves – Hot Chocolate Recipe

So you may or may not have noticed a sharp fall in blog post frequency this last week, well for those who don’t follow my endless Tweets, Ali and I exchanged contracts on our new…

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A Purifyne Cleanse Review

Detoxes and Juice cleanses are absolutely everywhere in the run up to Summer and as much as I’ve tried to ignore them they just don’t seem to be disappearing anytime soon. So when the people…

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Sunshine Monochrome.

Blouse (£9) – Ebay    Skirt – c/o Missguided    Sunnies – H&M    Shoes – VJ Style    Watch – Michael Kors (standard) Yes those are my legs, no I can’t believe they are…

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Lifestyle & Loves – Exfoliating // Babe Scrub Review

Scrub – c/o Babe Scrub Being on Roaccutane means I have to be super careful when exfoliating. I’m not actually meant to as the treatment causes my skin to thin slightly which isn’t great when…

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Win $250 to spend online with VIE ACTIVE

   Hoody – c/o Vie Active    Nike Roshe Run – Footlocker    Sports Bra – JD Sports    Leggings – Primark    Sunglasses – Gucci Since receiving my first ever item from the Vie…

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Fitness FAQ #4

Trackpants – Forever21    Sportsbra – JD Sports    Jar cup – eBay 1. What is the best way to kick start a healthy lifestyle?When I first started I set myself a goal and a…

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Dreams.

Leaving University was one of the scariest most disorientating experiences I ever been through. I was bursting with high hopes and dreams of the career woman I’d always envisioned I’d become, the reality however was…

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Pr-Overnight Oats

You will need: An empty Jam Jar Oats (I use Organic Oats from Holland and Barrett) 1 tbsp Chia seeds 1 tbsp Flaxseed Greek Yogurt (I use low fat but you can use 0% if…

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Intimates

Lingerie – c/o Gooseberry Intimates    Putting the week from hell behind me I woke up this morning to the sun streaming through my window, an ice cold glass of berry infused water on my…

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Lifestyle & Loves – Coconut Oil: The Benefits, Oil Pulling and Organic Beauty

Coconut oil – Holland & Barrett (purchased during their 1p sale, winning) This week has been one of the most manic of 2014 so far and today I am paying the price, I feel utterly…

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Swim Good with Speedo UK

All Equipment – c/o Speedo UK I work and workout in an area where you have the choice of either a £200 per month gym membership or a £10 per month gym membership. There really…

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StyleRunner

   Tee – The Upside c/o StyleRunner    Trackpants – Forever21    Jacket – Select    Sunglasses – Gucci    Bag – Alexander Wang    Watch – Michael Kors    Shoes – TKMaxx Never one…

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Lifestyle & Loves – Coffee

  Travel Coffee Mug – c/o Sealoe.se I’ve been faffing about introducing a weekly feature to my blog for a while on social media so I would like to welcome you to the first installment…

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Butter Soft

Leather Jacket – c/o Urban Code    Jeans – H&M   Sunglasses – Gucci    Tee – COS    Snood – Zara    Bag – Alexander Wang    Rings – Ebay It feels like we’ve…

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Boost your body Confidence

   SuperBoost Plunge Bra & Thong in Orchid – c/o Gossard We live within a generation of women who are constantly comparing themselves to others. The women in the magazines, on TV or the new…

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Victorious.

Faux Sherling Oversized Jacket – c/o Glassworks Studios    Sunglasses – RayBan    Trousers – H&M    Boots – Ebay    Bracelets & Rings – Ebay The arrival of this jacket from Glassworks Studios signified…

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Fitness FAQ #3

1. How do I get a flat stomach? If it’s a fully fledged six pack your after, genetics really are your best friend here but this isn’t for all of us and there are lots…

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Zinging Things – AquaZinger Review

AquaZinger – c/o ZingAnything Alongside reviewing the CitrusZinger (see post here) I was also sent the AquaZinger to have a fumble with. I’m not someone who finds it particularly difficult to consume my recommended daily…

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Bershka “Start Moving” Active Wear Review

   Cropped Jumper – c/o Bershka    gym bag – c/o  Bershka    Leggings – Primark (Light Control)     Kicks – Footlocker Last week I received a rather large box of goodies from Bershka’s…

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BooTea Review

14 Day TeaTox – c/o BooTea As I stated when I first introduced health and fitness to my blog, you may think of me as your guinea pig. With that in mind I decided it…

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Start Moving with Bershka

Coat – c/o Bershka    Jumper – c/o Glassworks    White leather Converse Chucks – c/o Surfdome    Beanie – Zara    Bag – Alexander Wang    Trousers – H&M I received a big box…

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PhD Woman February Promotions

I get lots of people wanting to know if PhD Woman are doing any promotions so I’ve made it a priority to stay up to date and push for them where I can. I think…

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Asking for trouble.

   Trousers – c/o French Conncection    Clutch – c/o Glassworks    Beanie – Zara    Jumper – H&M    iPhone Case – Gift    Shoes – H&M White trousers x Lydia Elise Millen is…

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Pony Prints.

Cardigan – Coosy    Tee –  &otherstories    Trousers – H&M   Bag – c/o Grafea    Beanie – Zara    Necklace –  Cecily London    Rings –  Ebay    Kicks – Nike Another day…

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The benefits of Lemon Water with CitrusZinger

   CitrusZinger – c/o Zing Anything I drink so much water throughout the day that the relocation of my desk to the toilet seems more and more appealing with every sip, but every now and…

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Frosting.

   Tee – &OtherStories    Trousers – H&M    Jacket – Select    Necklace – NewLook    Bag – Alexander Wang @ Harrods    Solid Silver Rings – Ebay   Solid Silver Midi rings – 2…

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Fitness FAQ #2

Jacket – Vie Active    Sports Bra – JD Sports    Shorts – Primark    Snake skin iPhone Case – Gift 1. What keeps you motivated? I receive a lot of comments from girls stating…

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SPF.

Cap – c/o Gray & Wilson    Bag – Alexander Wang @ Harrods   Sweatshirt – COS   Jacket – Select     The bright weather made no impression on my wardrobe this weekend. When will black…

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Studios.

   Trousers – H&M    Jumper – Acne    Ruck Sack – Grafea    Watch – Michael Kors Mens It seems the month of December was all about the arm candy with 3 new additions…

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What’s in my Gym Bag?

   1. Primark Towel This ones pretty self explanatory! However there’s two kinds of sweating, the slight glisten that the lucky ones achieve and then there’s the Lydia or otherwise known as “I look like…

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Hardware.

   Tee – COS    Denim – H&M    Jacket – Rose & Pose    Necklace – Topman    Bag – Alexander Wang @ Harrods    Watch – Michael Kors Mens Merry Christmas and a happy…

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What’s in my make-up bag?

1. Bare Minerals loose powder foundation – Medium BeigeI’ve used Bare Minerals foundation for around 5 years now. It was rather a difficult transition from normal foundations as your face tends to feel quite naked…

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Just Blaze.

   Nike Blazer Mid Suede – c/o/ JD Sports (exclusive)  There’s nothing quite like a delivery of fresh kicks especially when you have been battling through the last week of work before Christmas with one…

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Bondi.

FirstBase High Summer 13/14  Dreaming of Summer and lusting over FirstBase high summer collection. Damn you customs charges. Damn you. **Unfortunately it appears Google Friend Connect has left the building, if you are still interested…

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F Words

   Coat – c/o F&F    Skort – c/o SheLikes    Jumper – Zara    Wedge Trainers – Ebay    Bag – Alexander Wang I like being surprised. And that’s exactly how I felt when…

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Diamonds. Fur Coat. Champagne. – Missguided Competition

   Faux Fur Coat – c/o Missguided    Tee – Sample Sale    Disco Pants – Missguided    Boots – eBay   Arm warmers – H&M    Bag – Louis Vuitton    Necklaces – c/o…

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Celine me not.

   Dress – Lilu    Jacket –  c/o Select Fashion    Boots – c/o Missguided    bag – c/o Boom Boom Boutique    Watch – Michael Kors    iPhone Case – eBay I’m currently not…

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Fitness FAQ

  Sports Bra & Nike Pegasus +30 – SportsDirect There are a number of questions which I see popping up on my Instagram and e-mails time and time again, so I thought I’d compile a…

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Floss.

   Jacket – c/o Boom Boom Boutique    Tee – Topshop    Faux Leather Trousers – H&M    Shoes – H&M    Bag – Alexander Wang    Necklace –  c/o Delilah Dust via The Blogger Programme My biggest style icon…

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Grey Scale.

   White Leather Converse Chucks – c/o Surfdome    Jacket – Select Fashion    Joni Jeans, tee & scarf – Topshop    Beanie – Zara I’m obsessed with all things white/black and leather at present.…

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Old Habits – Why I Drink PhD Woman Meal Replacements

   PhD Woman Meal Replacement – Strawberry Delight Flavour    Coconut Dream  – Coconut & Rice Milk The words “Meal Replacement” do not appeal to me in the slightest, I tend to associate them with…

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FitSteps – ‘Strictly’ Fitness.

   FitSteps ‘Strictly’ Fitness class at Champneys, Tring Any of you following me on Twitter over the weekend would have seen that I was invited down to Champneys Spa Resort in Tring to take part…

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Morning Mist at Champneys, Tring.

Running Jacket – Pure Simple Sport c/o JD Sports    Leggings – Pure Simple Sport c/o JD Sports    Vest – Nike Dry Fit    Shoes – Nike free run +2 Last weekend I was…

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NeckLuxe.

   Jumper  £6 – Ebay    Skort – c/o Shelikes    Necklace – Newlook    Bag – Alexander Wang    Boots – c/o SheInside I’ve been following a girl called DylanLex on Instagram for a…

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A bit fit with FitBit

Top – Nike Dry Fit   Leggings – Primark Light Control I was first introduced to the FitBit brand by my Personal Trainer, Paul when I questioned what the strange flashing band on his wrist…

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Complex Simplicity.

   Tee – Primark    Trousers – c/o Missguided    Watch – Michael Kors    Clutch – Baia Bags via The Blogger Programme    Jacket – c/o Select Fashion I recently decided to start updating…

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Perfection.

The Image Of Perfection via Mya.co.uk In my teens and throughout university I tortured myself horribly to remain slim, so I was pretty shocked when I came across this info-graph over on the MYA website…

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#TryTotal x PhD Woman : The Cravings killer

#TryTotal x PhD Woman Protein Yogurt I have completely stolen this recipe off my Personal Trainer, Paul but I’m no domestic goddess so quick and easy recipes are most definitely my thang. IngredientsHalf a tub…

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Heritage.

    Jacket – Barbour    Scarf – Zara    Tee – (unseen) LnA    Boots – TK Maxx    Bag – Mulberry Bayswater It’s amazing the way us women will justify spending money when we…

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The Blogger Programme

The Blogger Programme I was lucky enough to be one of the amazing group of bloggers to receive a jam packed goodie bag from The Blogger Programme which launched last week and it really did…

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Keep me running.

Ultra Light down jacket – C/O Uniqlo    Maya Vest- C/O Vie Active    Nike Premium White Roshe Run – Footlocker    Light control Leggings – Primark I don’t like to let life pass me by and…

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Not so naughty – Low GI, Dairy free, Gluten free Brownie recipe

Low GI, Dairy free, Gluten Free brownie recipe I’m pretty sure this recipe is the best thing that ever happened to me.I’ve been dabbling with different dietary changes on my quest to clear my problem…

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My Favourite Abs Work Out

Hoodie – C/O PhD Woman    Sports bra – Sports Direct    Boy shorts – Primark I’m retaining a lot of water at the moment #girlprobs so my abs are looking the softest I’ve seen…

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Blaze and fall.

Beanie – C/O Hot mess Clothing    Cardigan – C/O Tigermist    T – Shirt – LnA    Disco Pants – Missguided    Boots – C/O Missguided    Bag – Alexander Wang Autumn is definitely…

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Christmas Lustings // Kindle Fire

Kindle Fire – Available at Argos Now maybe all of this saving is sending me a bit mental but I’ve definitely started writing my Christmas list in September. Nothing like a bit of forward thinking…

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Baby Cakes

Ingredients: 125g coconut flour  100g PhD Woman Support & Recovery whey protein – Chocolate Cookie 2 medium whole eggs  250g coconut oil  2 tbsp Cocoa powder 1/4 tbsp Bicarbonate Half tablespoon of baking powder Heat…

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Second Skin.

Bandage Dress – C/O Style Me Celeb    Bag – Louis Vuitton Speedy 35    Watch – Michael Kors    Shoes – H&M    Lipstick  – M.A.C. Rubywoo Bandage dresses completely revolutionised the Bodycon dress…

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Stuff.

All images via Tumblr I have always maintained that a girl can never have too much stuff. Now that I’m 25 and saving for the future however, this isn’t really working for me. I’m always…

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Tone down that Yeezy.

‘Yeezy’ T-shirt – C/O Tigermist    Boots – C/O Missguided    Shorts – Zara    Bag – Alexander Wang    Watch – Michael Kors    Lipstick – Mac (rubywoo) The nights are drawing in and…

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PHD WOMAN – Frotein shake

You will need: 1 scoop of PhD Woman Vanilla cream “Support & Recovery” Protein powder 2 scoops of low fat frozen yogurt handful of Granola 5 Strawberries (or more, whatever you fancy) Almond milk Blender…

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HOT!MESS

Bodysuit – C/O Hotmess    Jacket – C/O Hotmess    Belt – Riverisland    Necklace – Ebay Pardon my nakedness guys, I know this is not your usual blogger ensemble. However its my blog and…

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Luminous

Liz Earle Skin Repair Light Moisturiser Liz Earle Instant Boost SkinTonic Spritzer Skin care update, As always I’m still on the quest for flawless skin but my go to products of the moment have got…

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Speed Stripe

Leggings – C/O Urban Outfitters    Shirt – Zara    Sunglasses – Vintage Ray Ban    Shoes – H&M    Bag – Alexander Wang    Headphones – Frends Just a quick one today after yesterday’s…

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Babe-mode.

Kicks – C/O TK Maxx    Sports bra – Nike    Leggings and Cami – Primark    Gloves – Milton Keynes market (£5 BARGAIN) I know what you’re thinking “Has her boyfriend changed his hair?”…

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Her Tea.

I’ve seen a lot of these weight loss teas knocking around recently, and I’ve got to say, it doesn’t half bore me! I mean seriously how is there even a market for these quick fix…

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Happy Feet.

£34.99 £49.99 £29.99 If you follow me on twitter you may have seen my tweet about New Look’s footwear a few weeks back, When the hell did they up their Shoe game and where the…

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Selected.

Jacket – C/O Select Fashion    Shoes – C/O TK Maxx    Headphones – Frends    Shorts – Zara    Tops – H&M    Phonecase – Ebay    Bag – Alexander Wang So a little…

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Big Kicks for Little Feet

Kicks – UrbanOutfitters    Headphones – Frends Due to the unpredictable weather of late I haven’t been able to snap any outfits, for once I’m not gonna moan, there’s nothing more exhilarating than Summer showers…

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5 Ways To Keep Workouts Interesting

(Pardon my sweaty face) Guest post The hardest thing about sticking to a workout routine isn’t that the exercise is too hard, or too time-consuming. It’s just that the routine gets boring! Sticking to the…

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Heat

Cape – C/O Missguided    Bandeau dress – All Saints    Necklace – Topshop    Gladiator Sandals – Matalan Here’s another outfit that we snapped on Holibobs in Cyprus, I’m obsessed with jersey basics so…

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An Unexpected Summer

                            Ajour Knit Dress                                       …

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MyProtein

MYPROTEIN Chocolate Caramel Flavoured Protein Powder – C/O TheHut I often get asked about my diet so when I was given the opportunity of reviewing a protein powder for my readers, I jumped at the…

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FAIRLY.

Vest – SIKSILK (stolen off my boyfriend)    Shoes – H&M    Bag – Alexander Wang    Sunglasses – Gucci    Arm Cuff – Forever21 Just a few snaps from my Holiday to Cyprus that…

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Your Choice

Images C/O – Pause.se I receive e-mail after e-mail asking be how I motivate myself to hit the gym 5 times a week. Admittedly I don’t always fulfill this promise to myself, life has a…

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A sweet tooth that will never come loose.

MyProtein Cookies in Chocolate Mint Flavour – C/O TheHut Eating 5-6 meals a day can be difficult, but making sure you’re getting the right amount of protein at every meal can be even harder so…

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FITNESS.FASHION.FUNCTION.

Nike free run’s – C/O Urban Outfitters UK    Leopard Zip Top – C/O Vie Active    Leggings & Vest – Primark    Bag – Alexander Wang    Water Bottle – C/O Vie Active Photography…

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FOREVER50

Sports bra’s – Forever21 Activewear    Leggings – DIY Primark light control I spend so much time in the gym I’ll be damned if I don’t look (and feel good) when I’m doing it, so what…

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TraditionaLove.

T shirt – C/O 304 Clothing    Shorts – C/O SheInside    Shoes – H&M    Belt – Ebay    Bag – Alexander Wang    Sunglasses – Daddies Vintage RayBans 🙂 Photography – Kim Jobson…

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Protein Cupcakes

You will need:1 scoop of Low Carb Whey Protein, I use USN (201 kcal) 1 egg white (52 kcal) 1.5 table spoons of peanut butter (141 kcal) CinnamonA microwaveable Cupcake tray A small mixing bowl …

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EVERLAST.

Sports Bra – Ebay     Leggings – Primark I recently decided to sell some of  my (pretty damn epic if I do say so myself) Nike Sports bra collection on my BLOG SHOP. I…

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We’ll run for our lives.

Nike Free Run kicks – C/O Urban OutfittersPhotography – Kim Jobson So my blog has had a little design change, I’m not particularly savvy with this sort of thing so if any one wants to…

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Sex it up.

Leggings – C/O Missguided     Tee – C/O – TS2    Sunglasses – C/O Sunglasses Shop    Bag – Alexander Wang    Kicks – Ebay    Watch – Michael Kors   An all black…

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UCLA Clothing GIVEAWAY!

Images C/O – KIM JOBSON  Tracksuit – UCLA CLOTHING Hi Guys, I try really hard (and fail even harder) not to shove my love for the brand that I work for in your face too…

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Paris

Hoodie – C/O Uniqlo   Gucci Sunglasses – C/O Sunglasses Shop    Tee- Primark    Disco Pants – Missguided    Bag – Louis Vuitton    Kicks – eBay Here’s some snaps from an outfit I wore…

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Roll the dice.

Now I’m not a gambler, I don’t think I’ll ever understand the “Odds” however recently I’ve been finding myself frequenting the odd Casino or two at weekends, and what girl doesn’t love a reason to…

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The Accent

Skirt – C/O Mary-Jane Fashion    Boots – C/O Ecugo    T-shirt & Belt – ebay    Bag – Alexander Wang    Watch – Michael Kors If you haven’t witnessed the beauty of the Isabel…

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The Tigers

Isabel Marant inspired Lazio Boots – C/O Ecugo    Tiger T shirt – Missguided   Disco pants – Missguided Bag – Alexander Wang    Vintage Ray Bans – From my daddy    Watch – Michael…

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A fighter not a quitter

Kicks & Necklace – Ebay    Disco Pants – Missguided    Belt – Riverisland    Boobtube – Primark    Bag – Alexander Wang    Leather Jacket – Topshop Boutique    Gilet – The End, Watford…

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Takin’ it back to the Old Skool

Gucci Aviator Sunglasses – C/O Sunglasses Shop    Jacket – C/O French Connection    Sports top & Kicks – Nike    Bag – Alexander Wang    Disco Pants – Missguided    Necklace – Ebay  …

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A Stella Summer

If I’m not lusting after her stunning handbags, I’m dribbling over her dresses and when it comes to Stella McCartney dresses there are probably two things that spring instantly to mind – simple elegance and…

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Scarlet

Dress – C/O MOTEL ROCKS    Embellished Snapback – C/O DAISY STREET    Necklace & boots – Ebay A surprise gift from Motel Rocks landed on my doorstep a few weeks ago containing some Palmer’s…

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Shades

When it comes to Sunglasses I’ve had it drummed into me by my Mum from a young age that you cannot put a price on a good pair of lenses, so I always find myself drawn to…

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304#

Jumper – C/O 304 CLOTHING    Jacket – C/O MOTELROCKS    Leggings – C/O LOVELYSALLY    Bag – Alexander Wang    Necklace & Boots – Ebay Please don’t let the expression on my face mislead you,…

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Believe the Hype

Necklace – C/O LA MODA    Coat – Next2Nowt    Disco Pants & T shirt – MissGuided    Beanie – Hype Clothing    Shoes – Ebay    Rings – H&M Trying my hardest (and failing)…

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Half way to 50

Slick Black leggings by BlackMilk £75.00  // CUSTOM Air Max 90’s by Nike (BLACK AND GOLD) £125.00  //  Black zip pouch by Comme des Garcons (cant find a link to the one i want wahhhhh)  //…

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Legs Eleven

Bag –  Select   Top – Miss Selfridge    Leggings – BlackMilk    Shoes – Jeffrey Campbell     Yup I did it again, I caved, another pair of sexual BlackMilk leggings to add to…

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The Connection

Bomber Jacket – C/O FRENCH CONNECTION    Tee – C/O LNA    Disco Pants – MissGuided    Shoes – H&M    Bag – Romwe    Necklace – Ebay I am absolutely head over heels for…

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BLOG OFF

T shirt – C/O DAISY STREET    Necklace – C/O CECILY LONDON    Kadira Disco Pants – MISSGUIDED.COM    Beanie – Primark    Shoes – H&M    Bag – Select    Arm Cuff – Souks…

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Body Electric

 Top – C/O BOOHOO    Leggings – C/O BOOHOO    Bag – C/O Hayches    Beanie & Boots – Ebay I literally cannot believe it snowed again, am I the only person that thinks unless…

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Those Who Wait

Boot Chains – C/O REGAL ROSEBoots – Ebay I am in complete awe of these boot chain’s that the beauts over at Regal Rose sent me last week. I think it had been the best…

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NEW LOVE : My go to Beauty Blog

ALL IMAGES C/O WWW.ZOENEWLOVE.COM I’ve never been ashamed of the fact that I royally suck at all things beauty/skin/hair related. I mean I know what works for me and I stick to it, my make…

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GOLD PLATED

Bodysuit – AquabyAqua    Boots – Ebay    Skirt & Belt – Ebay    Cuffs – H&M I literally couldn’t wait to show you guys this GORGEOUS Aqua body suit that I picked up in…

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Modern Day Marilyn

Dress – C/O MOTELROCKS    Bag – C/O LA MODA UK    Cuffs – H&M    Necklace – Ebay    Boots – Primark OK so maybe not quite as the title suggest but let me…

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This Girl is on Fire

  Bag – C/O LA MODA    Jacket – NastyGal    Bodysuit – Primark    Disco Pants – American Apparel    Shoes – Jeffrey Campbell Here I have yet another Primark gem, this skeleton body…

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Bled White.

Jacket – C/O MOTEL ROCKS    Bag – C/O HAYCHES    Beanie – C/O BOOM BOOM BOUTIQUE Tee – Primark    Disco Leggings – American Apparel    Shoes – H&M I am so impressed with…

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Before it gets beautiful

Dress – C/O ARTEECOLLAGE    NECKLACE – C/O CECILY LONDON    Bag – C/O FRANK    Scarf – Primark    Bag charm – Ebay    Shoes – Fashion Shoes Direct There isn’t much to report…

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When everyday hair just isn’t enough

Hair: Encode Totem Styler- C/O ENRAPTUREFace: Lipstain – Collection 2000    Eyeliner – Barry M    Foundation – BareMinerals    Mascara – MaybelineOutfit: Top – Topshop I was lucky enough to be given the opportunity…

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2013 BOOM.

Shirt – C/O LAVISH ALICE    Peace Necklace – C/O CICILY LONDON     Hat – C/O BOOM BOOM BOUTIQUE    Watch – C/O DANIEL WELLINGTON    Leggings – BlackMilk    Shoes – Jeffrey Campbell…

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Perspectives changed

Jacket – C/O REBEL REBEL    Bracelets – C/O CECILY LONDON    T-shirt – iOffer    Shorts – American Apparel    Shoes – Jeffrey Campbell    Hat – H&M I’m sat here staring at the…

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