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I like to eat but I like to shop more...so shoot me! Actually please don't because then I will just be dead. Thanks

Sunday, 19 December 2010

Focus on menswear...

Now, I like boys just as much as the next girl, although I have to say that I probably like clothes more. Now whilst some girls dream of sailors and police officers, I dream of a man who teeters on the edge of meterosexual but still with a rugged edge and maybe some stubble and an axe or something. I do like a boy to take pride in the way he looks and have often been caught staring shamelessly at men on the tube, not thinking phwoar look at those 'guns' (muscular arms) or check out that million dollar smile but rather check out the tweed jacket on that bad-boy or I wonder where he got that satchel from because I want one. It ALWAYS gets really awkward when they try and wink back though because you have to run away on to the central line when you are really trying to get to Stockwell....alas, if only I had self control.

In honour of my embarassing tube journeys, i have put together a list of my favourite menswear pieces that I have spotted around town.

A nice suit....

A cute little man bag

A nice pair of shoes- i spotted on a little fashionista I have befriended.

A snug chunky knit

A sexy trench....

That's all folks.....

Wednesday, 8 December 2010

All I did was ask you to fix my shoes...

Just a quick rant...

People in the customer services industry should not be in that industry if they don't like human beings, this goes for:

  • taxi drivers
  • locksmiths
  • Retail managers
  • Customer services assistants
  • Cabin crew
  • Anybody employed in any establishment in or around the Elephant and Castle area
  • Russian Costa Coffee baristas (particularly as you are in direct competition with the extra friendly Pret staff)
  • Call centre agents - particularly those involved with telephone companies or internet
  • Shoe Repairmen 
I wouldn't mind, i'm a friendly girl and I do understand the horrors of retail but do not be rude to me because you are upset with your life. We all have things going on. If I now decide to cock my head to the side, put on a Nigerian accent, remove my earrings, take off my shoes, hitch up my skirt, assume the Mike Tyson stance, tell you about your life and THEN give you the 'People's elbow' they will send ME to prison and not you. Nobody will ask me why you decided to serve me uncooked porridge or not fix my shoes when you said you would or charge me an exorbitant amount of money to drive 3 yards. DO NOT LET THE PLEASE AND THANK YOU's FOOL YOU, i am from Benin City Nigeria.

You are just lucky I like law more than i don't like you....

Now I am going to have to buy new shoes...


Sunday, 28 November 2010

Laced in dreams

Ooooh, it’s winter and what does winter mean....minus two degrees, having to wrestle with the door in the morning because the locks are frozen shut, having to wear military boots with everything, whether it looks nice or not, having to almost hug bus drivers when they arrive at the bus stop for saving you from the cold, having to buy long johns, suddenly not being allowed to eat ice cream, mysteriously putting on half a stone even though your eating habits seemingly haven’t changed.....

But on the plus side....you can eat apple pie and custard without judgment, your over the knee socks finally seem like an extremely prudent purchase (even if you can only wear them underneath your over the knee boots, which goes underneath your over the knee dress and your over the ankle coat).
Most importantly though...you can wear lace. It is rather a fave of mine (although the queen of lace is in-fact http://blazerwhore.blogspot.com/ )  however I rarely get the urge to wear it except when embracing my inner Marie Antoinette during the winter months. It seems I am in good company with Valentino, Dolce and Gabbana and Cavalli showcasing lace for the fall, i think I might be on to a winner! Now all I need to do is stop pretending that the cooker is a radiator and I will have a fabo winter!

 I layered a dress thingy over a lace skirt and wore the shoes that my mum kindly fixed for me and I felt like such an innovator...then I just had to go to the library and all of my happiness vanished.

Tuesday, 23 November 2010

Woah nah-nah...you didn't

Dear Ri-Ri,

I am writing with regards to your latest music video. Now I must point out that I really have been patient with you...when you told me to ask my ‘rude boy’ if it was ‘big enough’ I obliged because I was under the assumption that you were talking about his Curriculum Vitae...turns out you REALLY weren’t. I reprimanded Chris for his shocking actions the last time I saw him...Ok, Ok I may not have actually SEEN him but I reprimanded his ‘run it’ video. I even let you off when you wore that almost cool, almost not Victor and Rolf dress and when ‘te amo’ came out I didn’t judge your lifestyle choices. It is safe to say I have been very nice to you...up until now that is!!!

Of all the jackets in all the towns in all the world, you had to wear mine....but with half fishnets, gym shorts and heels? Are you going to a yoga class in the dark recesses of the red light district in Amsterdam? Is that the best you and your stylists could come up with? Because seriously now that everybody is going to ask ME why I am copying YOU despite the fact that I got this jacket in November last year the least you could’ve done is worn a nice outfit....I am disappointed at best and devastated at worst....shame on you.

P.S. we will have to talk about that hair another time. Needless to say I don't think that you should take hair inspiration from Sideshow Bob....

Warmest regards,




Hmmm, i'd look like that too if a fisherman had left his net in my 'hair'!

Saturday, 20 November 2010


Things I have been loving this week.....

Tom Ford's return to Womenswear

My cream tights

Wearing mis-matched colours at train stations

 Drinking over-priced coffee in the morning

Lanvin for H&M

Things that I am hating this week

The fact that this is how I look after spending five minutes outside

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

Copper-load of this!

Looking back at these pictures it seems that it was an exercise in seeing just how many items I could have on one outfit. I was trying to be cool and warm at the same time. (HAHA! cool and warm)

I've decided..... I like it, although I am well aware it doesn't quite tap into this season's minimalist trend quite as well as it could, sorry Chloe!

I must say these tights really do provoke some interesting reactions from the general public.I don't know what is more worrying, the fact that they think I would just have no clothes on in arctic weather or the fact that they think I have some sort of copper coloured skin disease that only affects my legs....*sigh* 

I am going shopping today. The ol' wardrobe needs a re-re-vamp methinks...watch this space. 

I haven't had any time to actually keep up with the trends of late so please comment and update my knowledge bank. 

And if you like what you see, please do follow.



Friday, 22 October 2010

Treat em green keep 'em well, erm green....

Today I wore leggings as part of my 'i just don't care I don't have class for a week and it's a Friday' state of mind. BAD MOVE! It seriously highlighted to me that I am looking more ‘heffer’ than ‘Schiffer’ i am putting on weight, piling on the pounds, carrying a bit, looking a bit cuddly, letting myself go, am a few steps closer to a heart attack ...and I blame law school (not the tub of ‘knock off'  Ben&Jerry’s ice-cream in front of me- which I must say is uber -yumcious and I really might stock up on it whilst it is on special offer).

 ANYWAY... Back to my woes...these really are unfortunate times. Let me explain, if I have a bad day I compensate with bad food or shopping. Unfortunately for me on the LPC every day is a bad day and due to a severe lack of funds and the fact that I am currently embroiled in an ongoing dispute with ASOS (again) I have had to indulge in the former. Now, there are multiple opportunities to lament into a muffin or cry into a cafe latte.  Thus I am going to post some pre-sadness photos of one of my favourite dresses re-vamped for the arctic chill.

I  have already expressed my sock problem to all of you here and to my dismay none of you have tried to stop me. You’ll all be sorry when I cut eye-holes into them, put them over my head and come and stand outside your bedroom windows at night.

 I shall be called.....SOCKRATES...the toe raider.

Ooooh, p.s. I am on what we law students call ‘consolidation week’ which means I have no classes but does still mean I have no life...I will endeavour to increase my blogging rate!

P.p.s, that watch isn't mine, if I could afford a Raymond Weil i probably wouldn't even bother doing an LPC

Loves  ya  muchly!!

Thursday, 14 October 2010

I call her Brenda..

Today I looked liked a Scottish Pirate Barmaid. Her name is Brenda.

Here is Brenda walking down some stairs

She cadnae look any more like a poser

Here is Brenda looking smoulderingly into the camera

Here is Brenda taking some wee orders from the other pirates
(for haggis mainly)

Eventually though Brenda had to go home to the moors where the other wee lasses were waiting....

Top : Primark
Skirt H&M
Bag: River Island
Accessories: Assorted
Waistcoat: I know my mum has not even noticed it is missing....

Tuesday, 12 October 2010

Lies and Deceit....

Picture the scene, it's a Saturday morning, all you have to look forward to is the library. You've checked the weather report from four different sources and have been assured that England will be 'basking in unseasonably warm temperatures' something of an 'Indian summer'.Filled with anticipation and delight at the fact that it is October and not -15 degrees celcius you don a pair of shorts (obviously) a silk top, a whimsical jacket...Sure you look fly 'aint no-one can tell you nuthin- nuh-uh.

But then as the icy chill sweeps across your bare knees you realise...............


now you are just cold....

The End

I just realised that these shorts make me look like I am in my second tri-mester....time to let go????

*No weathermen were hurt in the making of this blog post