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For a long time now I’ve been a fan of the KBShimmer Oh Splat!? nail polish, but with it only being in available in The States it just wasn’t a viable option.

So, when I saw this Barry M Sequin Nail Effects polish I was super excited. They do it in other colours too and there’s a buy one get one half price offer on at the moment in Boots.

It bubbled a bit, but it does say to put a base coat on – which, me being me, I didn’t bother doing. I think the white would have stood out more too then, but I’ve had quite few compliments despite that.

Shiny, shiny.

Barry M Sequin Nail polish Barry M Nail Polish Barry M Sequin Effects

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I was lucky enough to be invited to become a Ray-Ban ambassador as part of the Ray-Ban Envision Series Tour: 5 invitation only music events taking place across the UK in May & June. EnvUkContestThe Envision Tour takes place in Manchester, Bristol, Leeds, Birmingham and London. Each event is based on one of the unique characteristics of Ray-Ban?s lenses.

  • - 14th May: Spector Manchester ?Long Lasting?
  • - 25th May: Theme Park Bristol ?Impact Resistant?
  • - 6th June: Splashh Leeds ?Anti Glare?
  • - 13th June: Willy Moon Birmingham ?Built to Move?
  • - Special London Event ?Outshine?

You can win tickets to these events by sharing your vision on Ray-Ban’s website. I was unfortunately unable to make my way down to see Spector due to other commitments, but it sounded awesome.

Ray-Ban are also running an Envision competition, where you can win your dream vision becoming a reality. Describing it they say:

The first step to realizing your vision is to share it. Ray-Ban wants to reward the world?s most daring visionaries by making their dreams come true. Read the How to Enter section for details on submitting your dream to the Envision Platform. From the submissions, we’ll choose the wildest, most original demonstrations of spirit and authenticity and help turn them into reality.

People’s visions vary from becoming an international photographer, a famous musician or visiting Australia to see the Northern lights. As part of becoming an ambassador I also received a gift pack, as you can see below, including a canvas bag, deck of cards and a beach towel. Perfect for the trip Tom and I have planned in June! I’m a massive fan of Ray-Bans, I actually have a pair of their RX5225 frames for my day-to-day specs which I love dearly – they go with pretty much anything and the first pair of glasses I don’t mind wearing ‘out-out’.

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XCVB Sunglasses

May 16th, 2013

Summertime is here (or should be, I do live in Manchester after all!) and I am all over these XCVB sunglasses! So much so I’ve bought them in both black and tortoiseshell. I had a pair in black last year and they’ve gone walkies, but they were perfect and went with everything. I got lots of compliments and most people couldn’t believe they were only ?25 as the attention to detail makes them look a lot more high-end. I just hope they’re the same quality as last year.

Tortoise Shell + Black XCVB sunglasses

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I love….. chunky boots!

March 14th, 2013

I can’t hide it anymore. I’m a little bit in love with chunky heeled boots and I don’t care who knows it. The ASOS ones have now sold out, but I stocked up on two pairs when the getting was good. The Acne boots? Well, a girl can dream. I’ve included the SoYouShoes studded boots as they look a lot like the Office Neptune boots which are about twice the price and the studs fell out of mine.

Cute with a dress and opaque tights or giving denim shorts some edge with a leather jacket. All you need to be the girl *aboot* town!

 

Chunky Heeled Ankle Boots

Bootie heels
soyoushoes.co.uk

Brown ankle booties
morganclare.co.uk

ASOS leather boots
?38 – asos.com

River island
riverisland.com
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