Primark hack – How to customise a top with pom-poms & splits

Today’s blog post is a super-fast DIY project to add a little personality to an off-the-peg high street top. Yes, I’m doing a Primark hack, and I don’t care who knows it! It’s such a quick project that I did it just half an hour before heading out to a party wearing the top. AND […]

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Tuesday Shoesday ~ Silver shoes

This week J Crew launched a sneak peek at their November lookbook for their new collection of clothing. But what interested me more was the number of models wearing silver shoes on their feet. Despite understated feel of their clothing collection, with sturdy fabrics such as tweed, and a colour palette of greys and black, their […]

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Tuesday Shoesday ~ Ice cream dream

We’ve had a good few days of sunshine here recently and it has got me thinking about the sweet treat that I look forward to most in the summer – ice cream. If you don’t already know, I used to own a retro ice cream van and spent years scooping exciting flavours of ice cream […]

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Tuesday Shoesday ~ Pretty pumps

This week my big winter boots have been left firmly on the shelf, as everyday (even on the bank holiday!) was lovely and sunny. It was therefore time to crack out the summer skirts and choose some suitably cute summer footwear to go with them. I’ve tried out my Jamhill sandals (that I reviewed last […]

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Firework fingers nail polish

I have decided to go all glittery for bonfire night and create a firework effect on my nails. I began with Opia Nail Laquer from Primark in a sparkly midnight blue. The bottle recommends applying two coats but this polish was so thin that I needed at least 3 coats to get a dark ‘night-sky’ shade. I […]

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Chocolate nails with a UV glow

I’ve tried out layering a couple of polishes in the same tone to create a deep chocolate nail colour and wear a different effect on each hand. The left hand has 2 layers of a gorgeous glossy Ted Baker medium brown shade, which brushed on perfectly and didn’t feel too thick and gloopy whilst still […]

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Get a new autumn/winter look for a fraction of the price…

And I’m not even being cheeky – the easiest way to update your wardrobe for Autumn/Winter is to put on a pair of tights! And if it’s really cold, add a cardi. You’ll be able to continue wearing your cute Spring/Summer dresses and won’t have to worry about your legs turning a less-than-attractive shade of blue in […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – Nautical-style pumps for summer

I was having a rummage through my local jumble-sale recently – sorry, I mean Primark -and I came across these little gems! On trend nautical striped pumps with cute girly pink trim, and super comfy – what could be better than that? I’ll tell you what… the price! These pumps are only £3!! I snapped them […]

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Create a vintage-inspired look for Spring 2012

This season, vintage is back in a big way. Last year designers, such as Marc Jacobs and Anna Sui in NY Fashion Week and Fendi and Prada in Milan, presented their Spring 2012 collections with a clear theme: the Retro Demure lady from the 40s and 50s.   As you can see from this Jonathan […]

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Tuesday Shoesday – The perfect winter boots

News Flash: Cassiefairy has finally found the perfect boots for winter! I’ve done the leg work (excuse the pun) for you, my lovely reader, and dedicated myself to hours of online research followed by a lot of walking up and down the high street, and a couple of purchases that had to be returned, in […]

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University Freshers – some advice from a graduate!

If you’re packing for university this week here’s my words of wisdom (!) of moving away to uni – I reckon you’ll think “oh I wish I’d brought that with me” on more than one occasion but its true that space is tight in Halls – You usually only get a TINY wardrobe (smaller than […]

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