Monday, 28 February 2011

Academy Award Wardrobe Winners

These were my two favourite looks for the night! Both these girls have impressed me throughout the awards season and I can't believe Hailee is only 14 years old! I would have given anything to wear gowns like that when I was 14, in fact I still would now!

Mila Kunis In Elie Saab

Hailee Seinfield in Marchesa

Sunday, 27 February 2011

Outfit Of The Day: Big Bear

Today has been a gorgeous day, if it wasn't cold out it would have been a perfect summer day. When the sun is shinning it always puts me in a good mood. I even had to put a pair of sunglasses on when I went out. It's the first time I've worn my new RayBan's I got for Christmas. My mum told me a looked like a grizzly bear in my AE vest! Another Monday morning tomorrow, but I'm only working a four day week this week :)

Dorothy Perkins Tee, COH Ingrids, Me&Ro Necklace,
AE Vest, Deena & Ozzy Boots

Lisa Angel Ring, RayBan Cats

Outfit Of The Day: Free People Floral

I picked out some Free People pieces from my wardrobe this morning! It might be poring with rain outside but spring is most definitely on it's way! When I left work last night it wasn't pitch black like it normally is! I got out my most favourite boots in the world again <3 I would cry if anything happened to them! Whats your favourite item in your wardrobe???

Free People Tunic, LC Kohl's Leggings, Joie Dream Boots,
Free People & Me&Ro Necklaces, Michael Kors Watch

Free People We The Free Cardigan

Saturday, 26 February 2011

GIVEAWAY: Studded Army Jacket

I'm so excited to bring all you Five Minute Style reader's my very first GIVEAWAY!!!

So it might not be as exciting as some blog Giveaways out there but I hope you'll enter and enjoy the prize!

The Prize

The prize is one hand Studded Army Jacket, studded by me! The jacket is 100% cotton and machine washable (and store bought, I didn't sew it myself), but I would suggest hand washing with the studs! It is a light shirt like material. There is no size but the approx. measurements are
Chest - 17 inches
Length - 25 inches
Inside arm - 20 inches

It's an army green color with bronze buttons, sleeve pocket detail and gold studs on the front pockets and shoulders! There are no patches sewn onto this jacket! I also made my own which you can see here to check out how it was made! I am no professional studder but the studs should last a long a time if treated well!

To Enter

To enter this giveaway all you have to do is become or already be a follower of my blog, by clicking on the follow link on the right hand side of my blog via Google Friends connect and leave me a comment to say you did so! For an extra entry you can post about the giveaway and your blog and leave me a comment with the link to your post!

The Giveaway is open to everyone all over the world! You have until Friday March 11th to enter and I will announce the winner over the weekend!
Good Luck and Thank You for reading my blog!!

Friday, 25 February 2011

Stacey's Smiles :)

February is nearly over and I have so much to look forward to in March, it's going to hopefully be a great month! So here we go with the things making me smile!

It seems everyone is getting feather's in their at the moment, and I want some too! Planet Blue has been holding events in their stores where you can have them done! I can't find anywhere around here that does them though, so I've ordered some and I'm gonna try and put them in myself or ask my friend if she'll put them in for me!
I'm going for a slightly more subtle look than the one above, I don't think I'd be allowed that many feather's in my hair for work! I got mine from eBay here for just $8.90! I'll let you know how they work out once they arrive!

Next weekend I'm going away with 11 of my best friends for a friend's birthday! We're renting a cottage not too far away and are just gonna get to spend some quality time together, as its so rare for us all to get time together now! I just hope it doesn't rain!

I'm loving this cute shirt from Forever 21. Jen at The Look 4 Less posted about this Elizabeth and James look-a-like back in may last year (here) and I missed out so I'm glad it's back!

Poet Chiffon Blouse $19.80

And tomorrow I will be launching my first blog giveaway! I hope you'll all enter :)

Thursday, 24 February 2011

LC Lauren Conrad for Kohl's

I love Lauren Conrad's LC line for Kohl's and I own many pieces as seen here, here, here and here to name a few! They just launched the jewelry and shoe line to go with Lauren's collection! It's extremely girly and the shoes line, I can actually picture Lauren wearing some of her designs based around some of her designer shoes she owns! While nothing really stand out to me in either collection that is available online at the moment, I picked out a few pieces I thought were cute!

This ring is similar to the one I picked up at Primark recently

Pearl Bird Ring Set $20

Silver-Tone Leaf Wrap Ring $16

Johanna Platform Heels $59.99

Zander Platform Sandals $64.99

I also can't wait to see this blazer and dress pop up online

Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Let's Get Crafty Update: Studded Army Jacket

You might remember that a few weeks ago I made my own studded army jacket here! Well when I made it I hadn't found any patches I liked to stitch on to my jacket but I have since found a couple I liked and here is the finished product! I found a pink flower which I stitched onto the bottom of the back of the jacket! And then two little purple butterflies! One is on the pocket on the sleeve and the other is on the back left shoulder!

The giveaway to own your own studded army jacket is only a few days away now so keep your eyes open!

Monday, 21 February 2011

Nail Color: Opi Suzi Skis in the Pyrenees

I thought I'd share what color I painted my nails this weekend! I was gifted this color, Opi suzi skis in the pyrenees but my Secret Santa and I always get compliments when I wear it! I was also gifted by my lovely Secret Santa a bottle of nubar 2010. I've layered this over so many polishes and I haven't found one it doesn't go with yet and I love how it changes depending what color polish you have it over! I just have it painted on my ring finger this time!
I apologize for the bad nail pictures and the polisharound my even worse cuticles! They're so bad at the moment from my old job where my hands took a beating! I also not too good at doing nails, practise make perfect!

Sunday, 20 February 2011

Outfit Of The Day: Space Maker

I decided to wear my new H&M sweater and my handmade studded army jacket to go out for lunch with my mum today! It's been such a dull, overcast weekend I haven't had much motivation to go out and do anything! I been trying to make some space for new summer purchases so I've been listing stuff on eBay and I might have a blog sale too!

H&M Sweater, COH Jeans, Deena & Ozzy Boots,
Free People Necklace, Michael Kors Watch
Handmade Army Jacket, Gara Danielle Ring
Precious Hands Bag

Saturday, 19 February 2011

Outfit Of The Day: Turquoise Pop

Woohoo it's the weekend! My outfit isn't too colorful today so I added my turquoise cross necklace from Etsy and my ring from Aldo to just give a tiny 'pop' of color! It's a rather dull miserable day outside! I'm studying and studding today! My giveaway for a studded army jacket like the one I made here will be up on my blog next weekend!
Lauren Moshi Tank, Forever 21 Cardigan, LC Kohl's
Leggings, Chinese Laundry Boots, Etsy Necklace

Rings: Aldo, Anthra & Random

Recent Purchases!

I posted here reviewing some pieces from H&M so i thought I'd share about the one sweater that did come home with me that day! Sorry about the poor outfit, I came home and took these in my lunch break over my work stuff! I choose the cognac brown color, although the natural white came a close second! It's a loose knit so perfect for spring and chilly summer evenings! I plan on pairing it with denim shorts in the summer, and layering it up with tees and scarves for the chillier weather we're still having at the moment! You can get it here online or in stores now for £12.99.

I'm loving crochet pieces right now so when I spotted this vest I snapped it up! I can't wait to pair this with maxi dresses for the summer! The floral detail is just perfect for my style!

Friday, 18 February 2011

Outfit Of The Day: Blink And You Might Miss It

I can't believe another week has gone by, I feel like if I blink I might miss a few days at the moment! Some more non-exciting work outfits I wore this week!

I picked up this cute purple blouse on sale from Dorothy Perkins last weekend!

YAY for the weekend!!! :)

Thursday, 17 February 2011

H&M Spring Review

This past week I went to H&M to check out some of the pieces from their spring line I'd been lusting over in the catalogue, so I thought I'd review a few of them! I wish I'd had my camera in my bag so I could have taken pictures in the changing room as I tired on plenty more cute things but they aren't online, booo :( I tried on a few super cute blouses and also a poncho with cut out detail that would be super cute belted, I'm tempted to go back for that one!

I loved this dress the moment I saw it but was so disappointed when I tried it on. The bust part was way to small for me and I tired sizing up and then it was too big around the back. It's a really lovely dress and the print is super cute but it's made for smaller chested girls.
Heart Print Dress £14.99

I almost went home with this dress! The color is stunning in person and I love ruffles! I sized up when I tried this dress on because I found it tight across my shoulders. I think the only reason I didn't but this dress is because I would have preferred it to have had no sleeves! But again a great deal for the price and it comes in a bright sunny yellow too!
Tiered Chiffon Dress £14.99

This jumper came home with me! I knew I was going to buy this when I saw it! I went for a size small to make it more slouchy and off the shoulder!
Knit Jumper £12.99
These treggings would have come home with me too, but I wanted the green color and the only pair in my size had a hole in them! I'll be picking these up as soon as they get more stock of my size! I might even get a grey pair too!
Treggings £9.99

These were cute but they fitted around my ankle kinda funny, but were nice and lightweight so perfect for the warmer weather which I hope is on its way soon. They fitted true to size.
Cargo Trousers £29.99

This clutch is made from straw and while I don't think it would hold up for long term use it would be great for occasional wear and would go nice with the jumper I got for a lunch date!
Leopard Clutch £7.99

I started writing this post last night and didn't get around to finishing it but I got an email from H&M today and the poncho I was talking about is now available online.

Poncho £14.99
I tried it on in this color though and thought it was too similar to the knit jumper! Maybe I'll go for the white version!