Why did you start blogging? I started blogging as it was something I’d wanted to do for a long time. I moved to a new city where I didn’t really know anyone and thought I’d do something productive with my time. My job isn’t very creative and it’s important for me to have a creative outlet in my life!
Who are your style inspirations and why? I spend a lot of time watching films, so I’d say I find inspiration from the characters of my favourite movies. I always look to the past and for a long time I’ve been loving the 90s look but recently I’m looking towards 60s stars such as Jane Birkin, Edie Sedgewick and Marianne Faithful. Also who doesn’t love a bit of Alexa?? shes my all time favourite inspiration!
What would be your last meal? I’ve got a gluten allergy so I have to deny myself all the bready foods I love. Baring that in mind, I’d go for a flour based feast! Pizza, pasta, bread, pastries and lots and lots of cakes….
What is your favourite song? This is such a difficult one as I love so many, I can’t even single one out when I scroll through my iPhone… I am listening to Oasis’s albumn Whats the story morning glory? while writing this- it’s a classic!
What would you consider your staple piece of clothing? I would consider a good pair of trousers my staple piece of clothing, right now I’m wearing my Topshop cigarette pants to death. I wouldn’t say they’re my favourite piece but they do work for any occassion. Not bad for £22!
If you could be one other person for a day who would it be and why? I’d love to know what it feels like to be one of the most influential people in the fashion world. I’d step into the shoes of one of the super bloggers, major stylists or perhaps Grace Coddington- she has the best job in the world!
If you could go back in time which point would you chose and why? Woodstock 1969- actually just any point in the 1960s or 1970s. I think the world was going through such a major change back then and young people had so much hope for the future. Something we’re lacking today- which is really sad!
Where do you see yourself in 5 years time? I hope to be in a job I am passionate about in a city I can call home. Apart from that I wouldn’t ask for anything more! Oh actually I want really long hair too..
What is your pet hate? I have a lot of things that wind me up but I’d probably say I don’t understand why people choose to be difficult at work. I mean we all have to spend most of our week there, why can’t we just make it easy for each other?
Name 3 things that are on your bucket list and why? This is a big one that covers a lot but see the world- experience everything good and bad! Try some really unusual foods. And do something that really scares me such as jumping out of a plane.
Month: August 2014
Evening Everybody! I wore this outfit when we went to Yo Sushi for dinner on Monday- they do Blue Mondays which is great (plates for £2.50). We ate SO MUCH. I just wanted to wear something really comfortable so I apologise if these are items you’ve seen so many times before but yeah…. My hair was dirty as you can see so I tied it up in a little hipster bun which is my dirty hair hairstyle! I actually was gifted this shirt from a friend a long time back and haven’t worn it a lot but when I get it out I remember how much I love it.
I’ve done a huge Asos sale shop tonight and I’m so massively excited for it’s arrival and may do a little haul post to share my excitement with you!
Hope you’ve had a wonderful Thursday.
Love Eleanor xxx
Hey Lovelies! Ah the ’60s inspired cat eye. Similar to the classic fifties look only extreme and so much edgier. I do love a 60’s smokey eye don’t get me wrong but for me this is where it’s at! I am a little in love with YSL’s Autumn/ Winter campaign in general. I really liked Louis Vuitton’s S/S 13 collection but this is darker and I adore that… Anyway enough about the fashion…
I have used my Loreal Gel Liner and my M&S Autograph Eyeliner brush (which is surprisingly good) to create the basic shape and filled in my entire lid. I like the slick shiny look it’s given. I then created a more precise outline with my Bourjois Felt Tip Liner. I’m wearing Eyelure Definition no 101 lashes. I didn’t fill my brows in as the girls have fairly natural eyebrows in the campaign. This was really strange for me and as I’m growing them in right now they’re super messy- Arr I don’t like it!
I’d also like to mention my Topshop Cream Blush in Head over Heels . I’ve been obsessed with it lately and it’s such a beautiful colour, I’ll do a post on it as these photos don’t do it justice. I’m wearing Topshop Lipstick in Mink which I can’t find online. It’s a lovely dark nude colour, although I would probably use something lighter if I wore this again.
In other news its pay day! Finally! I’m holding out on spending money until my store discount kicks in in September so that I can do a big make up shop and save some pennies.
What are you splurging on this month? Let me know!
My Mam is staying with me for the weekend-she’s in the pictures looking tiny and cute- bless her. Today we did a little exploring in Aberdeen, including the very pretty West End. We also had a little walk along the coast to a little village called Footdee, which as you can see is so adorable. It would be a dream of mine to live somewhere this picturesque on the sea. I do like a city on the coast- the best of both worlds in my opinion, what do you think of Brighton??
I wore my Primark duster coat as the weather has been a little unpredictable up here recently. And yes I am wearing my New Look chelsea boots again but I just can’t get enough of them! How are you handling the trans-seasonal dressing?
Hope you’re having a wonderful weekend!