29.6.11

Split Personality

I've been loving my red Showbiz lipstick by 17 lately. I really think I need to wear lippie more as it helps me look more 'pale and interesting' than 'slightly ill'. My red lippie has served two different purposes in the last 2 days. 

Yesterday I used it to liven up my otherwise androgynous outfit. I bought the tee in the Urban Outfitters sale in Glasgow! It's huuuge and makes me look very Frumpsville but I love it. The brogues were a charity shop find and the little Jonathan Aston ankle socks were a gift from Tightsplease

(Notice Alex's out-of-all-control book habit which is driving a wedge between us!! He won't. stop. buying. them. I wouldn't care if we had more space, which we clearly don't!!)

Today I wore my lippie in a more girly context, with my floral Dotty P dress (freebE), H&M shrug, Dorothy Perkins sandals and my VERY worn out vintage bag. I look a bit dressed up for my trip into town to buy hair dye and milk, don't I? Oh well! The little round sunnies were sent to me by Sky as part of the press pack for their new 40's drama Mildred Pierce. Has anyone watched it? I can't wait to see it, bet the outfits are amazing in it! 

(The full skirt of this dress made it blow up constantly in town. Completely up, to my face!! Had to clutch onto it to keep it down to spare passersby the counselling-inducing view of my translucent leggings)

Right, I'm going to wash my hair dye off now as it is beginning to burn slightly! Just re-doing the roots dark brown but I have been yearning for a more adventurous look recently... Something bright. We'll see! 

31 comments:

  1. I have the same trouble with books! I have bought SO many recently, even though I haven't had the time to read them, and I am rapidly running out of space...
    I love both outfits, and the lipstick really suits you! Definitely adds to the pale-and-interesting look :)
    Sirens and Bells xx

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  2. You look lovely in your androgynous look, which not many people can pull off!! The red lipstick makes it!

    I do love that Dotty P dress, it makes me want to buy it, but I must reduce my spendings!

    Kitty x

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  3. I always have good intentions about wearing more lipstick but I always forget. Like the red lips! I will try harder!

    Lorren

    xxxx

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  4. love your second outfit gem!

    http://www.gembear.com

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  5. You always look absolutely amazing!

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  6. Wha? I want to be sent sunnies as part of a press pack!

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  7. You look lovely as ever! I'm definitely feeling a lipstick vibe at the moment, but I just can't manage a bright red yet - I've mainly been sticking to purpley pinks or bright corals.

    I sympathise on the dress front. I went into school to take an exam last week and my dress blew up right in front of my gorgeous maths teacher! So glad I wore my best leggings. Awkward moment indeed...

    Laura

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  8. Weee I picked up that T-Shirt in the UO sale too but in grey. I've been sporting a bright pink lippy recently, it's much brighter but I find it easier to pull off than a red :/ hmm ! ENjoy the sunshiiiine xo

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  9. I have this lipstick and literally wear it all the time! Red lippy can really make an outfit x

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  10. Love the merci beaucoup top, its lovely! And i watched an episode of Mildred Pierce on friday night (woo for friday nights in!) and i really liked it! The outfits were amazing! And i love Kate Winslet so thats a plus! x

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  11. Sometimes Frumpsville is the best thing- right now I'm wearing a kind of swingy mustard pussybow blouse which I think my boyfriend would hate but it is so damn comfy.
    Lippie looks lovely :)Also the daisies are gorgeous!

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  12. I must have 5 red lipsticks and I just never wear them because they make me look a bit like a batty art teacher but it looks lovely on you!

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  13. Love both outfits! And I definitely agree about the lipstick, I think lipstick does wonders for anybody's complexion, including mine! Love it.

    x Michelle | thefeatherden.net

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  14. Yours is the last blog I will read tonight and then I'm going to sit down and watch Mildred Pierce that I taped the other night. Love, love, love your outfits and the lippie. Oh I'm following you now - love your blog!

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  15. i was in Londen for past 4 day's it was crazy but fun and i bought some amazing 70's platform heels for only 20 pounds at dority perkins haha

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  16. Ooh do something bright! Would love to see it. I wish I could do something crazy with my hair, but having a boring job means having boring hair! hha.

    Love the lippie too, such a nice red, will have to search it out! x

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  17. the 1st outfit wins my heart and love love the red lippy on you.

    Jen xx

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  18. That dress is gorgeous and I love the red lippie! I really want to watch Mildred Pierce too, I love Kate Winslet so much... I need more room full stop, I have moved back home and there is NO SPACE >:(

    Maria xxx

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  19. Me and Mr FHCS have a kindle EACH, which was supposed to limit the book buying. But I still see them for 50p and can't help myself...

    You're not at all ill looking - pale is good, honest. I've never tanned well, and at the advanced age of 34 have far fewer wrinkles than my compatriots! (but advanced vanity, obviously)

    Cute outfits in both cases x

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  20. The lippy looks awesome, I love it! Lipstick and mascara - best things ever! x

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  21. Isn't it amazing how one single lipstick can transform and enhance so many different looks? I absolutely love both, but I think i prefer the girly second one ! :)

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  22. You look lush with the red lippie gal! :) Aww come back to Glasgow please :( We didnt get a chance to go shopping or enjoy the good weather! I love that sale bit in UO. I'm sitting in starbucks around the corner from it right now, might need to go for a nosy once I'm done :) hope you're well lovely, looking gorgeous as always xx

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  23. Every time I see you on that wee saving show I feel so proud lol I'm like omgee I follow her, its weird how you kind of get a personal attachment to the blogs you read
    Keep the good work up :)
    http://acreativestreak.blogspot.com/

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  24. I Love you're blog.. I'm in love with you're fashion choice!

    http://asweetandsourtaste.blogspot.com/

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  25. Definitely gonna try out the lippie. It looks like a real pin-up red, and I've still not got around to adding a red to my mahoosive collection!

    www.dressingmissdolly.co.uk

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