Bloggers to follow for alternative fashion inspiration

Bloggers to follow for alternative fashion inspiration


Jenny’s style is a little bit punk and often features band tees, studs and a fair bit of black. She has a great style and even if you don’t consider yourself as ‘alternative’, you could learn a lot from her.

Effie’s Makeup Box

EffiesOnce you get past Effie’s amazing hair, you’ll be in awe of amazing photography, well-put-together outfits and posts that are a little different from the norm.

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How to wear: Two-piece sets

How to wear: Two-piece sets

These have so many names including: matching sets, two pieces, co-ords. Whatever you call them, you can’t deny the popularity of a matching top and skirt/shorts. Here are some ways in which you can wear this popular trend.

Two-piece: crop Two-piece: crop by shoplinkz featuring petite shorts Two-piece: Floral Two-piece: Floral by shoplinkz featuring Miss Selfridge Two-piece Two-piece by shoplinkz featuring a triangle necklace Two-piece: All white T…

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Festival beauty tips

Festival season is approaching and with Coachella starting again this weekend, we thought it would make sense to offer a few festival beauty tips.

Keep it simple

Don’t take your whole make up kit with you. Stick to the basics of a great base, eyeliner, bronzer, mascara and a lipstick/lipgloss. You don’t need all the colors under the sun, just take a few favourites. It’s also important that you…

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Introducing Privileged Shoes

Occasionally I’ll come across a shoe brand that just blows me away. Jeffrey Campbell did this to me a while ago and more recently I’ve fallen for brands like UNIF but it was only a few days ago that I came across Privileged. The shoes are out of this world. Beautiful, mostly impractical and seriously show stopping.

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These shoes are available in a number of places. Most namely Nasty Gal

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Craft room inspiration

The office inspiration post got me thinking about working spaces for those who don’t need a computer/office environment. Perhaps you run a little retail business selling handmade items, or maybe you just love to get creative in your spare time. Here’s some inspiration just for you.1

I love the colour of this. Black, pink and white just feels like a wonderful combo!

Use spice holders with clear…

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Etsy picks: Bags

We’ve sung the praises of a few Etsy designers in the past but we thought it was about time to start a regular feature looking at all sorts of items from the site. We’re going to start with bags and purses. Whether you want vintage or handmade, there’s something for everyone on Etsy. I’m loving some of the handmade leather items but there are some stunning vintage offerings too. Here’s just a…

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Summer vacation outfit ideas

Summer vacation outfit ideas

Vacation outfits are some of my favorite to plan (especially when you don’t take money into account). I love thinkign about bright colors, bare skin, sunshine and all the different types of sunglasses on offer.

Vacation: Color Vacation: Color by shoplinkz featuring MICHAEL Michael Kors Vacation: Boating Vacation: Boating by shoplinkz featuring wingtip brogues Vacation: The beach Vacation: The beach by shoplinkz featuring highwaisted shorts D…

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How to use Pinterest to drive traffic to your blog

How to use Pinterest to drive traffic to your blog

Pinterest is a great tool for bloggers because it gives us the chance to share the more visual elements of our work. Your gorgeous photography or collages might get shared but how do you get people to actually visit your website? Here are some tips.

Add and verify your website

When filling out your profile make sure to add your website and take the time to get if verified. If you have WordPress…

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How to wear: Cut out boots

How to wear: Cut out boots

I don’t need much of an excuse to write about Jeffrey Campbell footwear so it made sense to show off these gorgeous cut out boots from the brand in this ‘how to wear’ post.

Cut out boots: Flamingo

There’s a slightly nineties vie to this. I love the idea of pairing all the black with that bright dress.

  Cut out boots: Wanted

I have to say, I’ve seen this look everywhere but it doesn’t stop me loving it. It’s the perfect festival look.…

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Amazing food blogs to make you drool

Amazing food blogs to make you drool

I love food blogs (I love food!) and they’re my go-to source for inspiration as well as a place to get restaurant reviews. Here are some amazing food blogs that will make you desperate for your next meal.

David Lebovitz

David Lebovitz

David lives in Paris and his whole blog is full of food with Parisian edge. Just look at all that cheese.

Le passe vite

Le Passe Vite

The photography on this blog is just stunning. It’s all…

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