Thursday, 29 September 2011

Summer in September

Top: Miss Selfridge
Shorts: River Island
Sandals: New Look

Firstly, I want to apologise for the awful quality of the top and bottom photos. I'm absolutely rubbish at taking outfit photos properly because I'm still a little bit iffy with my camera! It never seems to want to co-operate with me when I'm using my tripod, but I'm sure I'll get the hang of it eventually. Anyway, today was mega hot and I used this as an excuse to whack on some of my barely worn summer clothes. To be honest, when I first heard the weather forecast I was a bit annoyed; I've recently bought tonnes of new A/W clothes - I'm talking snuggly knits and lots of wine red hues - but none of these lovely items can be worn when the sun is out! However, I've decided this is the perfect opportunity to make the most out of the summer clothes I bought and barely wore because of our abysmal summer. Last night I whacked on some of my beloved St Moriz lotion (just before TOWIE came on, I have to be orange for that, obvs) in preparation for getting my legs out today. I seriously am still loving this tan, if you've not tried it go out and buy it now! 

This week has been my first week back at uni, it's been really great getting back into the swing of things and seeing all my uni friends again. I'm a little bit apprehensive about the workload, and the fact it'll probably put blogging at the bottom of my priorities, but I'll see how it goes. I had a little browse whilst I was out today, and ended up popping into House of Fraser to the Chanel counter (as you do). I wanted to try out Chanel Mat Lumiere again, as I'm on the hunt for a new foundation and I know I really did quite like this when I tried it last time, but I want to be sure. The woman there was absolutely lovely, she couldn't do enough to help me, and I ended up walking away with the foundation sample, as well as a sample of mascara and sample of Rouge Allure velvet lipsticks, all in my very own Chanel bag! If you're anything like me you'll love a freebie, and love a free Chanel bag even more. I had a very big smile on my face walking out the shop, so thumbs up for the lovely Chanel lady! 

Have you been enjoying the glorious weather today? Or are you ready for A/W? 



  1. You look all pretty & summery! I still cant believe the weather! I love the shorts. Better make the most of it I guess. I brought loads of AW11 clothes too haha!


  2. that tan looks so natural! i love st moriz.. the smells a bit iffy but its sooo good!!

    what blusher do you use? im on the hunt for the perfect shade!!

  3. What an amazing tan you have! I'm much more of a winter girl myself, i love big jumpers and cardigans and can't stand being too hot.

    Lovely outfit, would defo recommend the chanel foundation again! It stayed in place all today, even in the scorching weather we've had :)


  4. I love your outfit!
    The weather is amazing at the moment I just hope it stays this way for the next few days while I'm away!!! Xx

  5. Your outfit's gorgeous, love the detailing on the collar of your top! Ahh, i'm definitely ready for a/w now- and i've done exactly what you've done on buying loads of a/w clothes and not being able to wear them haha! Typical xx

  6. Love the outfit.. the weather has been absolutely gorgeous!! Totally agree with you on the St Moriz.. I'm a tad addicted :)

    The Deer Head


  7. i love that lipstick! and that top is gorgeous:) x

  8. your makeup is always fantastic with a pop of colour, so pretty! This weather has been lovely for my first week of freshers!

  9. What a beautiful outfit. I adore the skirt!
    I'll admit I was a little disappointed when they announced the heatwave, I was looking forward to cosy-ing up in my new chunky knits!

    Mollie xo

  10. Looking gorgeous, that top is stunning, wow at the detail!

  11. I love your hair, as always...

    Kisses, Melanie
    Beauty and Bows

  12. Love your shorts! Perfect for this weather.. and i'd totally wear them for the autumn too! xx

  13. Great outfit! Looks lovelyand absolutely perfect for the glorious sunshine! xoxo

  14. I love Your makeup!
    And the weather is actually making me feel low as I was preparing for autumn/winter and I love the colder days as they make me a lot more inspired.
    Great post!

  15. Just like you, I've bought some A/W pieces, but I'd like this summer weather to last ALL YEAR, even if that means I don't wear them!!! :)

    Thumbs up for Chanel ladies! X

  16. Oh you little stunner! I am totally stressing out with this weather - I basically got rid of all my Summer clothes a few weeks ago and now have nothing to wear in this heat! Bring on the cold I say!

    I am still fake tanning though and am ever faithful to my St Moriz mousse so I definitely need to try the lotion asap! xx

  17. We had nice weather here in Sweden this weekend too. But autumn's back today! I really like your outfit.


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