Graduation Dress Search with Ralph Lauren

It feels really scary to announce that this time in two months I will no longer be an undergraduate. I’ve had such a brilliant time at university, and am looking forward to celebrating the end of all my hard work by buying a fancy dress for the occasion.

When Ralph Lauren contacted me about featuring their dresses, I was initially a bit sceptical. I was under the impression that all of the pieces would be super expensive and out of my price range. I was surprised to find that some of the ranges on the website were actually quite affordable for a designer brand. I don’t mind spending a bit extra for clothes that are good quality and do not age.

The range that I was most drawn to was Lauren. I love the delicate lace details, contemporary cuts and floral patterns. The collection has the perfect blend of classic and modern, so stands the test of time while still having an edge. My graduation ceremony is occurring in summer, so I avoided darker tones as I wanted a colour palette that would suit the season. 

If you want to browse more of the Ralph Lauren dresses online, click here

Do any of the rest of you have any big occasions coming up this year? Let me know in the comments down below :)

*This post is not sponsored and all opinions are my own

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Festival Fashion With New Look

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It’s impossible to be unhappy when the sun is shining :) In a couple of weeks I’m heading off to Radio 1’s Big Weekend in Norwich to see some of my favourite acts including George Ezra, Taylor Swift and Foo Fighters.

In preparation, I’ve been scouring online shopping for some outfit ideas. My favourite trends have to be denim, fringing and floral prints. I felt particularly inspired on the New Look website so I thought I’d throw together some of my favourite pieces. 

1) Light Blue Frill Trim Bardot Neck Top, £12.99

2) Cream Floral Print Lace Up Plimsolls, £12.99

3) Blue Denim Strappy Floral Print Skater Dress, £22.99

4) Navy and Neon Pink Bell Sleeve Floral Print Playsuit, £24.99

5) Pure Colour Neon Pink Lipstick, £2.00

6) Light Blue High Waisted Turn Up Denim Shorts, £17.99

7) Gold Metallic Zip Front Backpack, £19.99

Thank you to New Look for contacting me to collaborate with them on this post! To browse items in the New Look Festival Collection, click here.

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The Insomniac’s Guide to Sleep

sleepThis time last year, I was experiencing more stress than I had ever felt before in my life. The feeling of being absolutely exhausted but still completely unable to sleep was something that would haunt me for days on end. In the end, I bought some over the counter herbal sleeping tablets that would make me drowsy enough to drift off. While this was a short-term fix to my problems, it was making me drowsy during the day time and I wanted a more long-term remedy. Now, while I still struggle with getting to sleep every so often, I have picked up some tips that have really helped me. I thought I’d share them with you guys in the hope that it’ll help at least one of you that is struggling with stress or lack of sleep!

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Is being interested in beauty anti-feminist?

free_texture___background_by_katzengras84-d4poz78Can you be feminist and still support the beauty industry? It is a tension I have been debating in my mind for a while now, so I thought I would share my thoughts in a blog post.

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Casual Spring-Time OOTD

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Jeans: Topshop

Coat: Miss Selfridge

Top: Boohoo

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BOOK REVIEW | A Girl is a Half Formed Thing, Eimear McBride

mcbride2569_0Something that a lot of you won’t know about me is that I am a literature and history student. Although I get up to a lot of reading – whether it be for my course or just for personal enjoyment – it is not often that a book captivates me so much that I feel compelled to write about it.

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MAC Impassioned Dupe

securedownload-6MAC’s Impassioned has to be one of my all time favourite lipsticks. Not only are the formula of MAC lipsticks hard to beat, but this particular shade is extremely unique. My only qualm with MAC is their price point. As a student, it is not economical to invest in all high-end make up. For this reason, I’m constantly looking for cheaper alternatives and I have been itching to share my latest discovery with you all!

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