Creepers Fashion

26 March 2016

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Ft my dog Lulu
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Dress-Asos  |  Socks- Urban Outfitters (similar)  |  Shoes- I have no idea I got them from my sister  |  Coat-Asos (simialr)
Hello lovely people! Sorry I've been so on and off with posting I just never really use my laptop much anymore because I'm too god damn busy. Anyway, the other day I wore the cutest outfit to college (if I do say so myself) but I didn't get any pictures however I do have some other pictures of a cute outfit to show. I wore creepers (how 2009 of me) but I've discovered I bloomin love platform shoes! And they're not that hard to walk in, I thought I would struggle but I was fine, although now I've probably jinxed it and next time I wear them I'll fall. Although it was a simple outfit, with just a dress and normal tights it was cute, in my opinion. I'm not sure if it's big headed to compliment you're own outfits because I don't want to seem like some arrogant twat.

In other news, the other day I went to a party that was 80's themed and it was so much fun. I love a themed party! And I feel like 80's was appropriate because then you could either go half hearted with just a cool funky shirt or all out, me and my friends went all out. I wore lacey black tights with a jumper dress and a bright pink scrunchie and bright pink socks and a lot of bright eyeshadow which has inspired me to get more colourful eyeshadow (as I have mentioned here) and to get more scrunchies. All these things I want, no time to go out and buy them, what a life.

Handsome, Dashing & Organic

20 March 2016

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A while ago my sister was clearing out her wardrobe (which I desperately need to do, but I just get so attached to my clothes) and I took this top off her. Now I'm not particularly sure why, but I love this top. It's not like it's super fashionable or anything, but it's just so cute and goes with so much. Denim skirt, skinny jeans, baggy jeans, mom jeans gah the list is just endless! Also why is it handsome, dashing and organic?! Organic doesn't fit the flow of the other words but jeez the rabbit is just so charming. When I wore this to college I was expecting so many compliments for the tshirt, but I got none which is understandable because it is just a tshirt.. but an adorable one.
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I wanted to wear funky socks or funky trainers with it, but couldn't find any funky socks so I had to stick with pink socks. Despite the fact my sock drawer seems to be overflowing, I still have an urge to buy more funky socks, to be fair I only own three pairs of fun socks and that is not enough for me. I had to wear it with a turtle neck underneath because the weather was far too cold to expose my naked arm but when it's warmer it will look even more adorable without a long sleeved tshirt underneath.

God I painted my nails the other day and they're already completely chipped, Topshop Nails has dissapointed me. I really want an Essie or OPI nail varnish, but I'm not sure if they actually last longer than cheaper nail varnishes but I feel like they must do if they're so pricey. Hope you've all had a good week!

What I've Been Reading

14 March 2016

Hello! I apologise for my absence but have had a very hectic couple of weeks, on Thursday (3rd March) I was hospitalised till Wednesday (9th March) and have spent ever since then still recovering. Long story short I had a lot of pressure in my head which was causing a lot of problems. I'll probably do a post telling you the full story another time but this is just a quick little post to talk about books because I have read a lot lately. I had the perfect picture ready for this post, however have not read one of the books in the picture so had to retake.

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By M.R Carey

'Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant Parks keeps his gun pointing at her while two of his people strap her into the wheelchair. She thinks they don't like her She jokes that she won't bite, but they don't laugh'

I have mixed feelings about this book. At the begininng I loved it and could not put it down, however as the novel progressed I found myself less and less interested in it. I actually gave up reading it 3/4 of the way in. It does have a good story line and a good plot twist, but I just got bored of it. My theory for this though is that I got bored because it's not that gripping. What I mean by this is that it is one of those books where you need breaks inbetween reading it to keep the suspense and at first this is what I was doing. Then when I went to hospital I was just reading it on end, with no breaks and I don't think the story line is intense enough for me to be able to do that. If I were to have read this whilst I still had to attend college thus giving me reading breaks I think I would have finished it much more easily but it's just not one of those 'can't put it down books' for me. 
But, I did really like the characters and there's a twist which I wasn't expecting at all although I'm sure other people did. I'm not even sure it's a twist but it left me going 'woah'. I also really liked the way the author voiced Melanie and the way she kept her childish dialect but it wasn't overdone to make the book irritating and I liked the swapping between characters.
3.5/10

By Lisa Williamson

'Two boys. Two secrets. David Piper has always been an outsider. His parents think he's gay. The school bully thinks he's a freak. Only his two best friends know the real truth - David wants to be a girl. On the first day at his new school Leo Denton has one goal - to be invisible. Attracting the attention of the most beautiful girl in year 11 is definitely not part of that plan. When Leo stands up for David in a fight, an unlikely friendship forms. But things are about to get messy. Because at Eden Park School secrets have a funny habit of not staying secret for long ...'

I like the idea of this book and I like the fact it has a transgender protagonist and how there is more to their lives than just their gender identity. It was enjoyable to read and was able to read this one continuously even though it wasn't that exciting and I feel like it is quite an important book for people because it's one of those books that brings to light issues about society, but isn't that deep that makes it complicated. However, I feel like the two main characters, Leo and David, are both quite obvious characters. I personally found there wasn't much depth to the characters even though there was an attempt to do so and the way they were written I feel like I've read books before or seen TV shows before with characters exactly the same as Leo and David. I don't really know how to explain and after looking at multiple other reviews I've seen a lot of people loved their characters and don't feel the same way, but each to their own! I did enjoy reading the book though and loved the story line and swapping between characters and I did feel and root for them, but I just didn't really like the way they were voiced.
4/5

THE LUNAR CHRONICLES
By Marissa Myer

'Each book entails a new take on an old fairy tale, including Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Rapunzel and Snow White. The story takes place in a futuristic world where humans, cyborgs, and androids all coexist.'

I got this series as eBooks because I prefer to buy series on my kindle because they are cheaper and easier to get hold of the next one straight away because no need to wait for shipping.
I love these books. I think the twist on classic day fairy tales is so smart and the story line, although does have the whole 'end of the world, good VS evil' thing, I feel like it's a story line I've never heard before and is so unique. The series is hard to explain to people because it sounds crap if you say 'oh it's like Cinderella but she's a cyborg and has to go against an evil queen' but it's anything but crap (and also there is a lot more than just that but I'm avoiding spoilers). The characters are all different and individuals and the story line constantly changes between who it's following (it's written in third person) so sometimes you know what's going to happen for another character and despite it not being a surprise it's good because it keeps you full of suspense and dread. I want to say dramatic irony but I don't know if that only applies to comedies. I could not put these books down in hospital, I have almost finished the third book but have taken a break since I've been back home to catch up on my work and stuff but oh my god it's incredible. There are four primary books; Cinder, Scarlet, Cress, Winter  but eleven books in total It's gripping and intense and everything I look for in a book and is different to anything I've ever read before.
5/5

Going Out Makeup

3 March 2016

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This isn't really my going out makeup as it's not that fancy but it's not my daily makeup either. It's like my daily makeup with a little something extra is a good way to describe it I guess. Also before this post goes on, all my pictures are slightly blurry. I have no idea why but it really bugs me when my camera pictures come out bad quality because I may as well have used my phone!

I always start off by doing my base, but apparently you're meant to do that after your eyes. I got a new primer in January from The Body Shop to replace my Benefit one and it may be a heck of a lot cheaper but still is just as good! Then Mac face and body foundation, collection concealer (which everyone loves but unpopular opinion- I don't like at all. None of the shades seem to match my skin at all so I don't know just doesn't work for me) yadda yadda. It's fairly obvious how I apply all this. Although, I have a question, where can I buy an angled brush that's good? And a fan brush. 

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For my eyeshadow I used this Morphe palette which is so good! I doesn't last that long in my opinion so I need a good primer but it is good. So many shades! Me and my sister got our Aunt to get them for us whilst she was in America because for some reason it was so much cheaper there in pounds than it is in England. So if you want one I recommend checking the exchange rate soon, especially if you know someone going to America! The shades in this don't have names so the ones indicated are the ones I used, and I also used Snakebite in my crease, Suspect all over my lid and Bootycall in the corner. I also like to use either white eyeliner on my lower waterline or white glittery liner on my lower lash line to make my eyes seem bigger. I have matured in my eyeliner usage and used a liquid liner rather than a felt tip, not out of choice but because my felt tip ran out. However I think the liquid liner went pretty well! Then of course this mascara, which I got for Christmas then lost, so bought another one expecting that as soon as I bought it that the other one would just pop up but it is yet to do so. But let me tell you, this is an amazing mascara, in case you haven't heard of it yet.

I don't have a picture really of the final product because the lighting was awful, but I really liked the look. Oh I also filled in my eyebrows (I forgot to take a picture of the item I used but my eyebrows aren't that great so you're not missing out by not knowing) and contoured using these products (which I also forgot to picture).

I really want to buy another foundation that's cheaper because I've been using this ofr ages and want to try a new one because it doesn't have great coverage, so any recommendations? I also want a fancy bronzer, maybe for my birthday (which isn't till April but I like to plan ahead)  so also any recommendations again will be useful. I just want all the makeup!

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