Wednesday 28 October 2015

FASHION: Just for £5 review

I love a good bargain and I love fashion and when the two are put together I literally fall in love with a brand.

I had the opportunity to review through etail PR the brand Just for five pounds. I have previously used this shop and had a relatively good experience.

So I was sent £10 worth of clothing a gorgeous pair of shoes and a cute floral summer dress. 
high heel £5 shoes

Unfortunately not had a chance to wear the dress for one reason or another but definitely gave the shoes a night out on the town. 

They are very well made, natural with a super chunky heel, they suit pretty much everything I own which is great. I love a good sized heel so I found them to be comfortable the whole time I was wearing them. 
everything for £5 chunky shoes

They were worn on one night at two separate party's so I definitely have them a good wear. Just for five pounds has a huge selection of clothing, shoes and accessories, you could spend hours browsing through and will get amazing value for money. I have on a previous occasion brought some flats and a skirt which look fantastic on and well worth the £5.

I had so many compliments when I was wearing the heels, they are super soft and didn't rub my feet at all.

everything for £5 floral dress
The dress is gorgeous and perfect for weddings, evenings with the girls and even church. It looks like it should cost more than £5, its a good quality fabric and looks cute on. (sorry no photos of me wearing it at this point in time).

Just for £5 has quick delivery and do deal with any issues fairly quickly, the stock is constantly changing, so if you see something you like don't wait as it may be gone tomorrow.

I do urge you to have a look through the website and I'm pretty sure you will end up with an order! if I'm honest I need some new tops and jumpers so watch this space I think I may go for a little online "window" shopping and see what I can find and show you my winter wish list.

Tuesday 27 October 2015

CHILDRENS FASHION: Life-Changing Tips for Mixing Prints for Your Little Ones

Life-Changing Tips for Mixing Prints for Your Little Ones

Fall has arrived, and with it all the lovely colours, gloves, shawls, hot chocolate, and pumpkin pie. You will wish to wear warm colours and materials, but before that, you will want to make sure your children are well dressed. By well dressed, we of course refer to the warmth of their clothes, but that’s not all – they should know what clothes are suitable and what makes them look neat and stylish at the same time. If you think that by letting your children choose their own clothes you are making a mistake, think again.

Combine prints freely

Mixing prints is not that difficult, just follow a few simple rules. For example, two similar prints can easily be combined if they differ in sizes: large dot prints with one-pin dot prints and a nice, solid item between them to break the pattern and give stability. Simple solid utility jacket, washed out jeans, or a plain shirt will do the trick. Remember: when in doubt, black and white go well with pretty much anything, so opt for these colours to spice up any print.

childrens fashion prints

Walking in the jungle

Boys and girls alike are in love with animals and exotic places. Jungle is probably the most interesting place on Earth if you ask them, so why not let them feel closer to it? Mix animals prints with explorers’ outfit: cartoon graphic shirts with lions, zebras, monkeys, and tigers combined with beige shorts and a jacket with plenty of pockets will make them look like mini Indiana Joneses. Belts and shoelaces with intricate and interesting prints will complete the outfit and show their love for details. This trend was also inspired by the Jumanji movie.

Romantic boho style

Girls have always been very romantic and stylish. They love princesses and fairies, pale pink, soft violet, and plenty of floral prints. Materials such as lace, floral prints, and even a bit of sequins will make them feel pretty and cheer them up even on the gloomiest and cloudiest of days. Fringes, crochet tops, pastel colours, and ornamental embroideries will make any girl see a princess when she looks in the mirror, and since back2school time is here, girls will have a chance to show off their great new clothes.

childrens fashion prints

Bright pop-art style

childrens fashion prints

Pop-art is more eye-catching, it stands for bright colours and plenty of equally bright details and boys all over the world are in love with it. Shirts with prints of their favourite superheroes, royal blue and deep red jackets, and yellow sneakers is just the style boys will love to wear. They will not complain that a look is too ‘girly’, but they will be happy because they will look casual and cool at the same time.

In the end, children will be children, and everything is a game for them. They like to play, dance, and mimic, and no wonder they want to experiment with their clothes. Polka dots, stripes, starts, tartan, zebra… Let them wear whatever they like, they should be safe, sound, and happy; it is the point of childhood after all, is it not?

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Sophia Smith is a freelance writer from Brisbane, Australia with huge interest in beauty, fashion  and graphic design. She could be described as beauty addict and life lover. She writes in mostly beauty related topics, mainly through blogs and articles. Sophia is regular contributor at High Style Life on topics related to beauty, fashion and style.

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Thursday 15 October 2015

REVIEW: Chaffree women's underwear

I hate to admit his out loud but I used to love going underwear shopping and buying all these cute little things and now I'm a mum over 30 and disabled I'm a lover for practical underwear that is comfortable and I don't have to keep pulling out, up or yanking in any direction during the day to maintain any level of comfort. 

chafree women's underwear

I do still love cute little things don't get me wrong but for myself right not I need practical and comfortable. I have spent so much money buying hundreds of pairs of pants hoping for some level of comfort and practicality to be completely disappointed. 

I have had the chance to try and review a pair of pants called Chaffree which boast ultimate comfort, performance whilst being breathable and keeping you cool. They are made for both men and women and for women come in two styles and one for men. 

Women get to choose between knickerbockers or briefs and men have boxer shorts and they come in a large variety of sizes. 

I won't share a photo of me wearing them I will spare you that bit of horror for this particular post but I am so in love with them. I chose from 4 colour options and went for classic black, these are so bloody comfortable it's unreal I was tucked in all day, no uncomfortable pulling if my pants out my bum cheeks and I put them to the ultimate test at college whilst performing a full body massage. 

It's a long sweaty exhausting hour and usually I have to re-adjust myself on a number of occasions during the hour and by the end of it feel horrible, sweaty and uncomfortable. 

I can say hand on heart at the end of my college day I didn't feel any of the above, and if my disability and back would allow I felt like I could do it all again and still feel comfortable. 

They are £13 a pair and can be brought in multi packs and delivered right to your door. For anyone who has a busy and physically demanding job this is the underwear for you. 

They are not your sexy bedroom pants buy my god they are everyday must own must wear pans for hard working men and women with physical jobs. 


BEAUTY: Orly colour blast frozen limited edition collection nail polish review & Giveaway

I'm Ok so when having my usual perusal on eBay I stumbled completely by accident on these two completely necessary to own nail polish sets.

As it said time and time again Orly is my number one brand I have loved it for as long as I can remember and frozen is in my top 5 Disney movies so I HAD to own these.

orly frozen sister duo elsa nail polish

I'm sure that there are a few more colour collections out there but unfortunately these were the only two I could find to buy. 

orly frozen sister duo elsa nail polish

The packaging is cute and has elsa on the front and they are called the sister duo. 

The first one is a shimmer pink and deep blue called winter blush and a happy ... Puddle. The second box contains an ice blue and a coral red called ice-solated and warm hugs. 

They have an even coverage and work best when you use 3 thin coats with a good base coat and glossy long wear top coat. I personally have not had the chance to wear them but my daughter has given ice-solated and winter blush and was super excited to be wearing elsa'a nail polish, to the extent she still the entire time and didn't move in case  she smudged them. 

orly frozen sister duo elsa nail polish

I have so many nail art ideas to do with these colours I can't wait for some free time to have a go at creating them. 

please check out my last post on orly featuring their gorgeous black glitter polish here

Have you had the chance to get hold of any of this collection? 

Well I would love to give one of my readers the chance to win winter blush and a happy puddle. 

orly frozen sister duo elsa nail polish

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Monday 12 October 2015

BEAUTY : Orly colour blast Granite luxe shimmer nail polish

Ok so of not posted of late I promise I will write to explain why soon. But I have about 6 nail posts I have been dying to share so prepare to be showered in nail polish heaven, you lucky lot!

Orly colour blast Granite luxe shimmer nail polish

Ok so I can't even remember when I managed to own this gorgeous little nail polish to add to my winter / Christmas collection. For the record I cannot wait to wear it with red to get in the Christmas spirit. 

Orly colour blast Granite luxe shimmer nail polish

This is a completely gorgeous nail plus I am so happy to gave in my collection. I have a love hate relationship with short and long nails and black nail polish. It's been like this for as long as I can remember, it a thing of mine info through stages. 

Orly colour blast Granite luxe shimmer nail polish

So as you can tell with winter getting too close for comfort I love this it's perfect for any Christmas party toes or hands and will shimmer with the disco ball. 

Orly is a long standing favourite brand of mine for at least 9 years. I have at one point owned over 70 Orly nail polishes. 

Orly colour blast Granite luxe shimmer nail polish

This gorgeous new addition is called granite luxe shimmer and is the perfect amount of black with holographic glitter. 

The application is smooth, it's not clicking or hard to get a nice application including the glitter. It will take two thick coats or my preference is 3 thin coats to get an even cover on your nail. 

I will be wearing this a lot nicer the next few length and for glitter it's very durable. 

They can be found in magazines, and in store as well as online to buy and at sound he £9 price range.