Tuesday, 22 July 2014

CO-ORD WISHLIST

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Despite sometimes verging on looking like a pair of pjs which you forgot to get changed from when leaving the house, I do really like the co-ord trend - especially for summer! They have been all over the magazines and top fashion blogs all summer and I don't think I can scroll down my Instagram news feed without seeing an outfit snap of someone wearing one! ARK Clothing have a wide selection of co-ords and these are my favourite five which I have picked out to show you (click on the links above to take you to the individual items). Depending on the pattern, I think they look great with either summery sandals, heels or boots and you can easily dress them up with a chunky statement necklace if you wanted to wear it out in the evening for a few drinks or to go for dinner. 

Check out ARK Clothing for their wide selection of  affordable co-ords





* I received compensation from ARK for this blog post, however all words are my own




Wednesday, 16 July 2014

YSL GARDENS OOTD



 







My outfit:
Watermelon cami top: American Apparel
Black shorts: New Look
Trainers: Nike
Sunglasses: RayBan

Carissa's Outfit:
Black crop top: Topshop
Lemon skort: Topshop
Flipflops: Haviana
Black straw hat: H&M


We went to the YSL Gardens (Jardin Majorelle) whilst in Marrakech last week and managed to get some outfit photos whilst we were there with the handy help of a camera remote, tripod and reflector (which seemed to provide great interest to other tourists - we actually had people taking photos of our camera set up and a lady said we were "very dedicated to getting some good holiday snaps..."). Posing for outfit photos with a crowd of tourists around you is always fun!
The gardens themselves were absolutely beautiful, it was full of cobalt blue which is one of my favourite colours and their cacti collection was amazing too. Despite being in the middle of the city it was very tranquil and relaxing which is a nice break to the busy town. We had done a lot of research in to the culture when booking the holiday and ensured that we wore a maxi kimono each when walking through the city to ensure our shoulders and knees were covered, however these were the outfits which we wore underneath. Whilst at the Majorelle Gardens we even bumped into the lady I was sat next to on the plane in the gardens which was a weird coincidence!

Don't forget to check out Carissa's blog Carissa Avellana







Sunday, 13 July 2014

MARRAKECH PHOTO DIARY













































































Sorry for the complete overload of photos, but I had so many to share with you all and I figured it would be best if I put them all together in one massive blog post. Last week I went to Marrakech in Morocco with Carissa as an end of exams holiday. She had been before so we had a brief idea of the culture and what the area was like which came in very useful when planning our trip. We did most of the main touristy things such as the YSL Gardens, shopping in the Souks and eating the local food along with visiting many other things we had found on Trip Advisor such as the Henna Cafe, Amal Womens Training Center, a cooking course by Souk Cuisine (seperate blog post coming soon) and a traditional storytelling at Cafe Clock - all of which we absolutely loved! I have lots more photos and videos of the trip to share with you soon and they will all be on my blog and YouTube channel soon!

I am off to Berlin and Barcelona in the next week too so there will be a lot of content coming up from them too to watch out for that!


Are you off on holiday this summer? If not, where would you love to go?