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Sunday, 12 April 2015

Spring Has Sprung

So I think that we can all agree that I'm more than a little bit pale right now. I never thought I'd see the day where my skin actually glows proudly against a white backdrop. Still.. the weather is slowly getting warmer and tanned skin is on the horizon.. I can just feel it.
It's clear to me that the absolute stars of the show here are these beautiful boots from Topshop. I picked them up last year in the sale for about £15? This kind of thing was a regular occurrence when I worked there and  I'd be lying if I said I didn't miss it.. but who knows.. maybe giving up beautiful bargain shoes will prove worth it in the long run. I feel like they're perfect for this kind of transitional weather we're experiencing because they're open toe and cheekily show a bit of ankle but they're still a black boot.. and I love.. a black boot.
The shorts I'm wearing are a vintage find from many many years ago and if you scroll back far enough on my lookbook account, you'll see them in action over there too. I haven't worn them for years but can't bring myself to throw them away as I just think they're so cool. I mean.. the thing is.. they're not flattering in the slightest and I'm more than aware of my recent fifty stone weight gain so they don't make me feel that good when I catch sight of myself in them but they're just SO comfy and I like the acid wash and I've basically never seen anything like them so I think they might have to stay in my wardrobe for a little while longer..
Boohoo Shirt, Topshop Boots, Cow Vintage Shorts

I've also been loving trialling out some more pink hued makeup in the name of spring as I feel like it's a bit of an update from my usual red lip and darker smokey eye. I actually filmed a tutorial for this look so if you want to check that out then just click here. (Be warned.. I was having a particularly bad skin day and yes.. without makeup I do look like a gremlin.)

What kind of footwear are you going for in this weather? I feel like sandals are maybe a little too summery at this point but I'm itching to get into summer mode!




  1. Looking so gorgeous, I am so with you on the pale situation hahha!

    Shot From The Street | Fashion Blog

    1. Thanks Lizzy!! aha I literally don't think I've ever been as pale as I am right now! x

  2. I love the pop of color on your lips! :)

  3. YOUR LEGS LOOK SO SLIM and those shorts and heels are incredible - gorgeous as always <3

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Fashion Beauty -

  4. That lipstick is absolutely gorgeous! Loved the tutorial!

  5. That colour really suits you! You look absolutely gorgeous and quite frankly I think pale skin is so gorgeous!!

    Kim x
    And On That Note She Wrote

    1. Thanks so much Kim!! I love pale skin too, I'm just not used to having it myself haha xx

  6. I am SO happy that spring is here! Your outfit is perfect for spring, I love the shoes! | UK Fashion & Lifestyle Blog

  7. Nowt wrong with the old pale skin Ally, it's where its at. Hmmm well trainers of course, "slides" for summer but not for Spring.

    Buckets & Spades

  8. It's so funny that you mention wanting tanned skin and that you don't think those shorts are flattering on you, because I thought the opposite of both! ;P I love pale skin, I think it's so pretty. And those shorts are adorable. Nothing better than a good vintage find!

    xx Alyssa — fragments of memories

  9. Mate I am so pale right now I am genuinely a danger to traffic if I get my legs out.
    My outfit posts this week will prove that. When I hit Brum soon we can be ghosts together!
    Also I love the shorts.<3
    LJLV | UK Personal Style

  10. You look gorgeous!!! Gotta love a bargainlicious find <3 x

    VanessaVonJames | Fashion Blog

  11. Spring has most definitely sprung. Love the shorts, vintage is always best

  12. These boots (insert heart-shaped eyes smiley emoji) Love these vintage shorts they're indeed really cool. You hair looks amazing too. I just chopped mine last week so I will look on your blog in case you made some hair posts :) xx

    Alexandra | Glam O’Clock - MAKEUP REVOLUTION GIVEAWAY

  13. Yay for pale girls! If I had lovely toned legs like yours I'd whip them out no problem, but alas, I've been slacking on my running so for now they're staying under wraps! Really glad I found your blog (through Elle). x
    Ally |

  14. Really love this look! I actually disagree with you and I think the shorts are really flattering! Love the location of these photos too! xx


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