My Favourite Christmas Presents!

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Hi everyone, I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, eaten too much and spent quality time with your loved ones! We did, and now looking forward to round two (New Years!) I received lots of goodies this year, but these are my favourites.

Nikon D3300 – This is by far the best one, (and most expensive – thank you my dear husband!) I did ask for this, and have been waiting patiently for months now. I have used it for family photos at Christmas but I can’t wait to start using it for blogging, especially outfit posts. I do need to buy a tripod soon though so I’ll be able to take them myself.

Cream Scarf – This is an infinity one (or snood) from a friend and I love the chunky knit and neutral colour, I’ll be wearing it a lot!

Statement Necklace – I asked my sister to gift me a statement necklace and showed her a few examples of the kind of style I liked, and she found this one – it’s just what I wanted! I’ve already worn it once and will definitely wear it often, it matches so many outfits. I’ll be wearing it tomorrow (New Years Eve at my sister’s house!)

L’Occitane Shea Butter Gift Set – This was from my mother-in-law and I love these products, I’ve bought the hand cream for myself in the past, it’s one of the best!

Avon Eyeliners and Nail Polish – My twin sister (I have two sisters, one older and a twin – I’m the younger twin, something you might not have known about me!) was an Avon representative and she got me a red nail polish and two eyeliners, a lovely purple shade and a black liquid eyeliner, which is so precise and smudge-proof – I’d really recommend it.

The Chocolate Bath Box – These were from my brother and sister-in-law-to-be and I’m not sure where they are from but they smell delicious! These bath bombs melt in the bath and they even contain real chocolate, I can’t wait to use them!

So these were some of my best Christmas presents, I hope you enjoyed eyeing them! What were your favourites this year? XO

Wedding Guest/Evening Dress Inspiration

Hi everyone! Can you believe it’s almost Christmas already?! I thought I’d do a post that’s not Christmas related, in case you’re looking for a little escapism. Maybe you have a wedding or a posh do coming up in the new year or even in the summer (I do, my brother is getting married in August!) and you’re already thinking about finding your perfect dress. If so, I hope you’ll be inspired here!

When the lovely people from Rosa Novias CA contacted me regarding a little collaboration I was at first skeptical as their website seemed to sell predominantly wedding dresses. However after browsing the site I came across some really beautiful, wearable occasion dresses at affordable prices. I’ve selected five of my favourite peices which I would wear myself, and they are all less than £85.

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This pale pink A-line dress with lovely ruching at the neckline is a winner for so many occasions and I would definitely wear something like this for a wedding, particularly in the Spring/Summer. A pair of statement earrings and killer heels is all you would need to accessories this simple but elegant dress.

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I love this deep purple strapless high-low hem dress! It would be a gorgeous bridesmaids dress but also can be worn as an evening dress or a cocktail party. I just wish I had one of those to attend, sigh! I’d wear it with my pearl necklace and earrings, very sophisticated.

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This plum coloured satin bow detail dress is another one which would work as a bridesmaids dress, for a party or as a wedding guest. I adore the bow detail and the diagonal pleats on the skirt. Minimal accessories would let the dress do the talking here.

imageI really like the flowy sleeves of this pale blue V-neck dress. It seems modest but has a low back, so a stick-on bra would be needed!

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This midnight-blue halter neck dress has a gorgeous sheer detail which  covers a bit more skin. I think it’s beautiful and a lovely length too. This would be great for a special dinner as well as a wedding party.

Do you have any weddings to attend next year? I’d love to hear if you liked my picks and thanks for reading!

P.S. This will probably be my last post until after Christmas, so have a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! XO

Note: This is a sponsored post but all opinions are my own

Pink & Black

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Hello! Can you believe it’s just a week until Christmas?! It’s Lizzy’s third Christmas already, and it’s my birthday in January, time is going way too fast for my liking!

This is just a quick and easy, thrown on OOTD, which I wore the other day to visit my sister and nephews. The bright pink jumper is from Yesstyle (I only ordered it a few weeks ago but it’s no longer available) and is one-size but I love how it fits oversized on me. The diamond-shaped knit is quite unique and it’s just so comfy to wear! I paired it with some old black ‘treggings’ from H&M and my old River Island lace-up boots. My black DKNY chain handbag finished off the look nicely.

My purple nail polish is Avon Decadence and I added cute gold star nail studs on my ring fingers and thumbs, which are from eBay.

Thanks for reading lovelies! XO