Lust List: February

‘Florals for spring? Groundbreaking.’ I have to agree with Miranda Priestly and her blunt sarcasm there (The Devil Wears Prada is a favourite film of mine). I wouldn’t really call myself a floral lover apart from the odd exception – although I could quite happily purchase all of & Other Stories’ long, floaty tea dresses.

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Beach Baby

A good beach and a good book equals a happy holiday (in my case at least). Albufeira Beach was the centrepiece of our destination – we overlooked it from our balcony, buried our toes in its sand while making our way to the Old Town and spent one blissful day walking its length, settling on a spot and lazing there (that just so happened to be the breeziest, coolest day of our trip). Knowing we had nowhere to be and no responsibilities but the duty to stay chilled – and possibly finish a couple of books – was so satisfying and we definitely made the most of it!

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Charity Charms

Charity shopping is something I do often, yet I feel I haven’t really shared many of my purchases on here. I love the feel of sifting through the rails and getting a real good bargain and contributing to a good cause. Being a student especially it means I don’t have to compromise on my shopping habit, but I can do it in a way that actually saves me money rather than splurging on expensive clothes. Continue reading “Charity Charms”

Back to Basics

I love blogging, but as a student it can be hard to keep up to date with current trends and continuously refresh my wardrobe as, lets face it, we’re a bit hard up when it comes to money. Clothes are my main priority – as soon as I get a lil’ bit of money, I’m dreaming of what’s top of my list to get my hands on and how I can weave it into my chameleon fashion collection. As all students or previous students (and probably non-students) are aware of, however, we do like our partying – and so sufficient funds must be dedicated to socialising with friends on a weekly basis. Factor in some cash for food, gym membership and rent; the budget for shopping isn’t huge.  Continue reading “Back to Basics”