Burberry Body; behind the scenes

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Our televisions have been splashed recently with Burberry’s one and only fragrance; Burberry Body. Here are some shots from behind the scenes of the campaign film:

Behind the Scenes

The Film

“Burberry Body is a feminine and effortlessly sensual fragrance with an eclectic combination of refined ingredients.
The scent has top notes of fresh green absinthe, illuminating elegant peach and refined freesia.
The floral bouquet of natural rose absolute and iris blends gently with subtle warm tones of sandalwood to form the heart notes.
Woody cashmeran, creamy vanilla, sensual amber and musk compose the base.”

(Description from The Perfume Shop.)

See more here: http://uk.burberry.com/store/experiences/burberry-body/#/eau-de-toilette/intro

Images from: burberry.com

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4th July; red, white and blue

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Inspiring your celebration:

1) Denim vest from Topshop 2) Truffle ankle boots from Debenhams 3) Pendant from 1928 4) Flag leggings from New Look 5) Tee from Bank Fashion 6) Bag from Steve Madden 7) Print top from Quiz 8) Platform boots from Boohoo 9) Soul cal dungarees from Republic 10) Grey zip leggings from New Look 11) Flag hotpants from New Look 12) Pumps from Far Fetch 13) Henry Holland tights from Topshop 14) Vintage scarf from Boohoo

Happy 4th of July!

Hannah-Mae ox

The Summer Dress;

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The summer dress; trusted and relied on by generations, for when the sun comes out to play. Accompanied by a silk scarf, a straw hat, a cardigan or jacket, pretty pumps or even biker boots like Daisy, this simple creation can go a long way. It’s the perfect and trusted creation that hangs loyally in every woman’s wardrobe. Plus, it comes in all shapes to suit any body frame; from a skater a-line dress for the pears, to a bodycon for the hourglass.

Here’s my little example of the summer dress for your inspiration:

Recreate my look

Lace dress from Dorothy Perkins, denim jacket from Topshop, silk rose hair comb from Matthew Williamson, feather necklace from Need Supply, flower earrings from Charlotte Russe, and to add to the effect Preppy Princess, fragrance from Vera Wang.

A few examples from the high street;

From left to right; Butterfly dress from Republic, Yellow Skater dress from John Lewis, Swan Placement dress from Dorothy Perkins, Lotte Dress from Superdry, and Red Lace dress from Topshop.

If you have an original idea of how to style the summer dress, then send in a picture and you could feature in one of our street style posts!

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Summer’s Here!

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Waking up to this news this morning made me very, very happy! Let’s hope this weather’s here to stay!!
Summer's Here!

ASOS trapeze dress
$38 – asos.com

Fab. high heel shoes
€149 – welikefashion.com

Mango straw tote
£40 – mango.com

Vintage shades
$32 – topshop.com

Rare London floral hair accessory
£5 – rarelondon.com

Get The Look! Rosie Huntington-Whitely at Coachella

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Rosie Huntington-Whitely; Coachella
With the festival season drawing upon us, here’s a little splash of inspiration from the gorgeous Rosie for outfit ideas (:

River Island denim short shorts
£25 – riverisland.com

PAS DE ROUGE suede booties
$448 – shirise.com

Dorothy Perkins yellow gold jewelry
$27 – dorothyperkins.com

Marni sunglasses
$400 – marni.com


Award Winning Fragrances (FiFi Awards 2012)

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Last night was the FiFi Awards of 2012, where famous faces from Kim Kardashian and Kanye West; to good ol’ Blue made an appearance at the annual ceremony. Asking around I was suprised to hear that not many people knew of this award ceremony, but believe me when I tell you that they’re a BIG deal in the fragrance industry, being called the ‘Oscars’ of the business.

And the winner’s are:

Best New Celebrity Perfume: Justin Bieber Someday

People’s Choice Award for Women: Daisy Eau so Fresh – Marc Jacobs

People’s Choice Award for Men: Armani Code Sport – Giorgio Armani

Best New Fragrance for Women Winner: Elie Saab – Elie Saab

Best New Fragrance for Men Winner: Gucci Guilty Pour Homme – Gucci

Hall of Fame 2012 Winner: Angel – Thierry Mugler

Photographs from: omfragrances.com, thejustinbiebershrine.com, lgn-events.blogspot.com, basenotes.net, juliasbeautyblog.com, blossomid.blogspot.com

Kim’s Look:-

Kim showed off her to-die-for curves in a gorgeous navy blue column gown on the red carpet. Photograph from: beautyisdiverse.com

My Treat :)

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It’s always important to treat yourself every once in a while. Personally, I tend to get so caught up in the busyness of every day life; studying, working, and all that jazz, and completely forget about taking time out and making myself happy.

Every so often, take a little time out to treat yourself. It may be a pair of those killer heels that always catch your eye when you’re walking to work, or that cute shirt you’ve been meaning to try on, or it may just be as simple as a relaxing evening in curled up on the sofa with your favourite movie, or a girlie pamper session.

My treat this month was a new Fiorelli handbag that I’ve had my eye on for quite a while, and after a long time of hardcore studying I decided it was time to put a smile on my face.

Go on and treat yourself. As our gorgeous Cheryl would tell you: Because youre worth it!

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