Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Wednesday Wears // Chloe Sevigny

Ever the non-conventional fashionista, Chloe Sevigny is not one to shy away from taking a risk in the style stakes and for that I applaud her. 

Here, she steals the show and nails the '70s trend with aplomb at the premiere of her new Netflix show Bloodline. She was made for this laid back, textured, tousled look and appears totally comfortable as she smiles easily for the cameras. A woman confident in her own skin.

I am excited to check this Netflix original out as it sounds intriguing! I am also a fan of Chloe's acting - have you ever seen Hit& Miss? If not check it out. Random but totally thought provoking and captivating. Phew!

Happy Hump Day everyone!


Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Spring or still Winter, who knows?

Zara // Coat & Knit
Dorothy Perkins // Leggings & Boots
Gifted // Nikki Lissoni Necklace
Michael Kors // Tote
Vintage // Ring
Vogue // Glasses

So it is technically Spring but snowing outside. Yet the sun has said hello a few times today too. There you go. Welcome to Irish weather. Standard.

In light of this changeable cray cray weather I'm trying to NOT wear black all of the time, pretty hard. This cozy Zara knit is perfect to brighten up said dull looking outfit. It is baby pink - perf Spring attire yet super warm for that extreme winter chill (at 1 degree now if anybodies interested).

Sorry for the crappy lighting and not so great camera work. My photographers skills are improving...slowly but surely. Hope everyone had a good weekend and feel good for the new month ahead. 

Hello there, March!


Sunday, 22 February 2015

Weekend Post // Avene Skincare

Avene. A firm skincare favourite of mine for quite some time now. As someone who has quite red prone sensitive skin neutral fragrance free cosmetics are the way to go. For me, Avene delivers.

I use their cleanser, toner and thermal spring water on a daily basis and find they leave my skin smooth, soft and hydrated. I have found in the past that certain toners left my skin dry and tight and the cleansers (especially when double cleansing) left my skin feeling stripped. I believe the thermal spring water infused in the Avene products is key to avoiding this factor. Avene is also reasonably priced with each product shown above costing between €12.99-14.99. Spring, summer, autumn or winter this range for me is on point.

In future I plan on trying out their moisturisers and cold creams. What are your skincare favs? I'd love to know especially if you have similar skin problems!

Happy Sunday/Funday!


Friday, 20 February 2015

Wednesday Wears // Dakota Johnson

In light of the recent Fifty Shades whirlwind promotional trail, I have been keeping track of Dakota Johnsons' fashion choices with interest. Now, I have to say she has had both hits and misses...yup I'm talking about that fuzzy white black button jumper. I don't know either. Bad choice.

Having said that I have to give her credit as she has taken risks and none more so than the world premier in London of the Fifty Shades of Grey movie. That dress. That beautiful angelic yet risque Saint Laurent dress. A conundrum in itself huh? Not for everyone of course but a bold choice. Floor length with a very daring V-neck (or more V-waist considering how low it goes) with gorgeous silver chain detail. A deep berry lip and biker jacket worn almost as an afterthought set this look off beautifully.

It was also so refreshing to see another actress embrace her pale skin and look flawless in the process a la Julianne Moore and Emma Stone. Orange may finally be on the way out. Dakota Johnson. A definite one to watch in the future as her star continues to rise.

Do you like this look? Happy 'Hump' Day!


Disclaimer: All images taken from the Daily Mail Online. No copyright intended

Wednesday, 11 February 2015

New Kicks and Fitness Picks!

Reebok // Pattern Tights here!
Pure Simple Run // Black&Neon Tights here!
Dunnes Stores // Funnel-Neck Base Layer here!
Nike // Trainers here!

I picked up some new fitness clothing and footwear recently and couldn't be happier with them. Exercise is a staple in my life and I see these new purchases as a little gift to myself, my health and my motivation. It is important to feel comfortable AND confident in your exercise gear because lets face it your gonna be looking hot and sweaty....and not in a goo way!

As per usual I picked up a serious bargain in the black/neon tights from JD Sports for a cool €15.20 (Reduced initially with another 20% reduction, score) with zip feature, perfect for keys/phone or any other paraphernalia. The Nikes *squeeee* were reduced to €70, major love for these goin' on over here! The patterened tights are curtosy of Reebok and the white body was a sweet €20 from Dunnes Stores. I am LOVING white everything at the moment....OK for the last 6 the lurve was bound to transfer to my fitness gear!

Hope every one is having a happy 'Hump' day!


Sunday, 1 February 2015

Weekend Post // Hello There February

Purple Orchid // Marks & Spencers (Similar here!)

February. Where the days become less dark, that little bit longer and there is just that hint of Spring in the cold cold air. This is one of my favourite months as you can take inspiration as nature wakes up and the first signs of growth are about to occur. It can sustain positivity and motivation first introduced in January and promises that Summer is not that far away after all.

I love how this year the 1st day of February was a Sunday. This weekend saw us saying goodbye to January and hello to February, a lovely way to begin and end a weekend and start a fresh week/month!

So on that note, I hope everyone is having a good weekend. More importantly I hope that you feel like your goals and resolutions are that much closer.

Have a good week everyone!


Thursday, 29 January 2015

Catrice Cosmetics Addict

Catrice // Primark/Penneys

Like many I have a wee grá (Irish for love) for Catrice nail polishes from Primark/Penneys. The collection is super cheap (retailing under €3 a pop), relatively long wearing with a wide variation of colours to suit everyone. They also make a habit of updating their nail polish range seasonally with new colour additions. A good and bad thing!

As you can tell from above I have a small (yeah right) collection of my own in the works that is growing monthly. Worryingly so, but then again its good to let your nails do the talking sometimes!

Hope everyone's having a good week! The weekend is almost upon us again, hurrah!