Tuesday, 27 September 2011

Something to confess.

I am not a shoe person. Shoes really don't interest me. If could spend everyday in ballet pumps then I would but a girl has got to mix it up a bit. I think it may be partly because I have big feet (size 9 to be exact) and for most of my teenage years I found it incredibly hard to find nice shoes that fit these boats on the end of my legs. Luckily now, most retailers go up to a 42/9 - yes Topshop and New Look I am nodding my head to you and giving you a MASSIVE thumbs up.

However my "shoes don't really interest me" line is no longer relevant for I have discovered the Miu Miu Glitter Ankle Boots.

I am completely obsessing over these. I've been checking the Net-a-Porter website a few times every week for the past god knows how long to make sure they are still in my size. Yep, these beauties are available in a UK9 I'll have you know. I don't think I've ever felt this way about a pair of shoes since I purchased a pair of Melissa/Vivienne Westwood jelly ballet pumps.

Seriously I NEED these shoes. The detailing on them is just beautiful and I can tell they'd just go perfectly with everything in my wardrobe. Who doesn't love a glitter heel? I'm particularly liking the curve detail of the heel and the peep toe AND the buckle strap AND, okay I need to breathe.

Small problem, they are £555. However, I do have a job interview tomorrow (I may add this is my dream job) so if all goes well, first paycheck I'm going to treat myself to these (permitting they are still on the website, which they WILL be)

So there we have it. My confession. I am completely head-over-heels in love with a pair of shoes and it's like nothing I've ever felt before. I'm sure once we are acquainted it will be the beginning of something beautiful. Now the question is, which colour?

Thursday, 22 September 2011

I took a trip Stateside...

Those of you who follow me on Twitter will know that last week I spent five days in fabulous Sin City aka LAS VEGAS! (Extremely sorry if you're feed was littered with "OMG I'M GOING TO VEGAS. YES I'M GOING TO VEGAS. INCASE YOU DIDN'T KNOW I'M GOING TO VEGAS".

Anyway, as I've been such a bad blogger of late, I thought I'd share a few holiday snaps and outfits with you. The weather was unbelievably hot there but it did rain the first couple of mornings which in all honesty was a blessing as it didn't make the air outside seem so stuffy. I also celebrated my 25th birthday whilst being there and was treated to champagne, the biggest birthday cake I've ever seen, a stretch limo and a party at Surrender with LMFAO - yep, best birthday EVER. My friends are pretty amazing.

We stayed at Luxor hotel which is just on the end of the strip next to Excalibar and Manadalay Bay. If you're ever visiting Vegas I would without a doubt recommend the Luxor (which FYI is home to LAX nightclub, where we did spend one night partying with Coolio) the rooms were beautiful and fit in with the Egyptian theme that ran through the hotel. The Luxor is located right on the strip so we were central to everything and managed to visit all the casinos of most of the popular hotels on the strip. I'm already planning my visit again for next Summer as I am in serious holiday slump mode at the moment.

I was planning to visit some of the vintage shops that Carrie mentioned that are hidden away in Vegas but didn't have time. I did however manage to clear out most of the Forever21+ range in the Forever 21 in the Fashion Mall. I will share my purchases with you another time.

Metallic t-shirt: Dorothy Perkins
Collar: Primark
Black Pleated Maxi: Style369
Earrings: Primark

Floppy Hat: Primark
Red Pleated Maxi: Primark
Kimono: Primark
Tee: Uniqlo
Necklace: Claire's Accessories
Rings: From a selection at H&M, Boots and Accessorize
Bag: Alphabet Bags

Maxi: Primark
Kimono: River Island
Clutch: Topshop
Earrings: Primark

Necklace: Accessorize
Kimono: Forever21
Tee: Gap
Rings: New Look and Forever 21

As above.
Skirt: Marks and Spencer
Lips Clutch: Topshop

Yep, randomly bumped into Imogen Thomas outside Chanel who wished me a Happy Birthday!

Maxi: H&M
Kimono: Topshop

Kimono: Forever21
Top: H&M
Skirt: H&M
Wedges: New Look
Extremely-over-the-top Feather Eyelashes: Sephora

Overall I took about 301 photos of the whole holiday and as much as I'd love to share them all with you I have a feeling you may get bored. But here's one last one just to sum up the trip.