Canary Wharf and all that Jazz

On Saturday me and a couple of friends went down to Canary Wharf where they had a free Jazz Festival going on!


I decided to take this as an opportunity for me to do an Outfit of the day or #OOTD as its known, its all well and good putting an outfit together ask any of my friends I  get changed at least five times before I leave the house ( could be OCD ) but the thought of taking pictures/ having pictures taken of me makes me cringe to no end. I am the most awkward person when it comes to photographs, I have been ruining pictures since 1991 with this mug of mine.  Also looking back I probably should have tidied my room but this is the price that comes with deciding what to wear and you need to leave at 3 and its half 3 -_-

So here it goes, a few snaps of the outfit I wore to the Canary Wharf Jazz Festival :


Canary Wharf


1. Long line Duster style blazer – ASOS

2. The Playsuit – Topshop

3. Belt – Similar Here

4. Shoe Boots – Topshop Similar here


Annnd back to the Jazz Festival…

It was such a good setting for a small gig, having a musical setting somewhere that people would usually associate with business fiance and work. It was kind of surreal to look up and realize where you actually are…

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The first act we saw was not really my type of music but the last act was a Motown band and they were amazing with in seconds everyone was up dancing and singing along. As a young professional living in London it was nice to go to something that was a) Free b) Not just for the ‘edgy’ people.

I’m always on the look out for free music events so in the  future I can to post them on here before event and you guys are in the know about whats going on around London.


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Casual, Classy and Chic

The problem with having a fashion/ clothing addiction is this –  You CAN’T  buy everything.

As much as I love shopping and clothes and fashion, I have learned the hard way that I cant buy everything I want so I have put together my payday wish list from Topshop.Of course I  have gone for black with a hint of white I think it just looks sleek & fresh  and its the perfect outfit to go from day to night!  As well as being the perfect day to night outfit it is also versatile.

I can wear the jeans with pretty much everything! the top will look great with my pleated midi skirt ( Gypsy kinda look) the rings are essentials, because I wear a lot of black so I accessorize my outfits by wearing a bit of bling! The glasses are perfect for the summer sun and dare I say it the autumn sun that will soon be upon us. Leather jackets – no words needed its just goes with EVERYTHING same goes for the Leather bag you can never have too many black bags. And finally the shoes oh the shoes they are casual and classy and will look wicked with midi skirt, dress, tailored trousers the list is endless.


Pay Day Wishing

Casual, Classy & Chic



1. Top 

2. Jamie Jeans

3. Rings

4. Glasses

5. Bag Similar Here

6. Leather Jacket

7. Shoes


So there you have it my perfect payday splurge from Topshop no doubt I will have to purchase at least 1 or 2 of the items on this list.

What’s on your Payday Wish List?




Shire times

So this weekend was spent at home in Oxford or the Shire as I like to call it…


The Shire

The Shire


I love visiting the shire I get to see my family, friends and probably one of my favourite things to do is getting my nails done! Luckily for me my mum runs a hairdressers and nail salon so all my hair and nail whims are met when I go home, although looking at my hair you wouldn’t believe that my mums a hairdresser haha. I went for my usual dark vampy nails, I wear a lot of gold accessories and I think the contrast of the two go really nicely together.



Vampy Nails x Gold Watch


On Sunday I spent a ridiculous amount of time in TK Maxx with my mum buying homeware, I have just moved house for probably the 6th time this year so I needed to get a few bits and pieces as I’ve lost a lot of stuff during my numerous house moves! I have a serious thing for Buddhas and if I could I would probably have a room dedicated to them. TK Maxx had soo many in the end I got a purple one, not that it will go with anything but meh how many people can say they have a purple Buddha head?




Some of my favourite Buddha’s from TKMaxx

After a long day of shopping I decided it would be a great idea to have BBQ with a couple of my friends and my brother and his girlfriend. I made chicken wings which were apparently too spicy ( no such thing) Burgers Posh Hot Dogs from Marks and Sparks Burgers, red and yellow peppers, salad and a lot of condiments! Usually I would have taken a picture of the BBQ Banquet but I was too busy tending the BBQ but luckily my friends took a couple of me being a BBQ pro and eating my favorite Ice Cream with Bubblegum Sauce.




And finally, outfits of the weekend! My mum is my style inspiration and so she will feature on this blog a lot!




Outfit One : Top Newlook | Skirt Vintage Shop| Shoes TopShop | Bag Pull&Bear| Belt TopShop

Outfit Two :  Top Reiss | Shorts Whistles| Shoes | Bag Zara

Outfit Three : Dress Cheap Monday




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