From The Archive: 2013

With magazine placements on the side, 2013 was the last year I juggled blogging as a side gig. Things get a bit girlier in the style department too, with a lorra love for the sixties and a 'hive!


Take 10: Lacoste


(Top: C/O Lacoste, Jeans: American Apparel Easy Jean, Shoes: C/O Sarenza, Lipstick: Kate Moss Rimmel Shade 01)

You may have a slight incline as to when these photographs were taken (clue: the one day we had sunshine a couple of weeks ago). I was determined to make the most of the (more than) pleasant weather, and hopped out on what was perhaps the first golden hour of the year- in yes, jeans and a t shirt (and heels, but you gotta make the most of the sunshine sometimes).

I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for French brand Lacoste, I remember heading on holiday one year and being (very kindly) gifted a pastel pink bag with the little crocodile on it, and feeling like the coolest cat on the block. Of course, I couldn’t use it for school, but it was something I truly treasured (and felt uber cool having). More recently I always recognize their beautiful jumping campaign images, usually with the words ‘un peu d’air sur terre’ underneath (‘a little air on earth’) which I always tend to remember, due to the same mention in one of my favorite Foals songs- The French Open…


Paula- Pink Bow, Ellie- Pretty Much Penniless, Lucy- Snippets of Shiny Thoughts, Me, Sarah-We Shop Therefore We Are, Sherin- HiFashion, Mel- Media Marmalade, Vicki- The Magpie Girl, Natasha- Girl In The Lens, Harriet- Where is Harriet

I completely love how the other ladies styled it- it’s such a cool basic piece, but with it’s white slightly scalloped collar has a cute retro edge that I simply go weak at the knees for.


and here’s what I wore…

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