Tuesday, 9 August 2011

LOOK who's talking now ♥

Cardigan, Top, Vest Top & Leggings - H&M | Shoes - Primark | Ring - Galibardy | Headscarf - Vintage | Necklace - Vintage Festival

Firstly my ♥heart♥ goes out to my fellow Londoners and everyone across the UK experiencing the chaos of the mindless riots!!  It's been absolutely ridiculous here, I'm so outraged by this mindless criminality!

Right... now on with my post, as you can see, I am still happily obsessed with headscarves.  I've also been experimenting with different ways to tie them, and I quite like this new look, it's quite 'housewife-esque' don't you think?

I don't really like the clips with the headscarf and have no idea how people keep their headscarf on their heads without them moving? as mine just slip right off otherwise - any tips anyone?

Now down to business, I am going to enter the LOOK blogger Competition!!! Do Do Doooo!  I know I'm rather slow off the mark, but everyone knows the story about the tortoise and the hare :)  And I genuinely love LOOK magazine and when reaching for a Fashion mag, they will always be my first choice due to their no nonsense approach to high-street fashion!

I know this is only a small blog with a small following but I hope to inspire people as they have inspired me.  I'm Michelle, the writer and founder of Pretty Things, a Life and Personal style blog enthused by affordable high-street pieces.  I take inspiration from anything from a stranger passing me in the street to other bloggers to the colour of the sky in the evening - it may not be high-fashion, but it is fashion.  I want to share with the world that you don't have to follow any fashion rule, that you dress for yourself and what make YOU feel good and it doesn't matter what anyone else thinks.  This blog is not just about fashion, it's also scattered with the likes of crafty DIY's and daily adventures thrown in for good measure.

So here I am, asking - or rather pleading - yes, yes I have no shame - for the chance to be one of the lucky bloggers to be at the front row of the the LOOK Show AW11 - all my fingers and toes are crossed!

Speak Soon xxx Pin It


are you dressing up or dressing down said...

Great entry, good luck! You really suit headscarves.

Helen, X

AlbeeLucky said...

Oh, I have to try wearing my head scarf like this. You look so cute in yours. I love the way you wore the lace top over black.

xx- AlbeeLucky.blogspot.com

ronan said...

ahh very housewife-esque but i absolutely love your headscarf tied in this way! you always have the greatest coloured accessories as well , love that ring and necklace. good luck in the look competition! you deserve it :) xxx


Elizabeth of PrettyNiftyThriftyFashion said...

oh i love your lace shirt!!!! and the scissor necklace is so adorable :)

JennaStevie said...

Good luck on the competition!! I love your headscarf, it's so pretty. And this lace tank is amazing, really great colour

Natalie Leung said...

beautiful lace top, and great work with the head band <3
very cute look :)


Jo said...

Your headscarf is so gorgeous! <3 And I am pretty much obsessing over all of your gorgeous jewelry!

Lost in the Haze

kristen. said...

hope you win! I love that necklace, so cute! I have been trying to wear headscarves, but finding them slippery as well!

LaraLainThatsMyName said...

Good luck! x

Sakuranko said...

You really have a nice blog! I just want to give you advice when it comes to take your pictures without dda SMILE smile muho highlight your outfit more than any other accessory.

God Bless you!!


then she'll carelessly cut you said...

Absolutely love the way you wear your headscarf :)
Good luck in the competition,

Rosie x

Dresses for Dinner said...

The headscarf looks great on you. Psssh! Your blog is beautiful and you're inspiring and definitely have what it takes to do great in the competition!

L'marie said...

lovely ring
love http://www.wonderingwolves.blogspot.com/

Katie said...

Love your headscarf! xo

Joy said...

Super cute outfit! I always love the way you style things. Sending love and prayers to you and the city regarding all the horrible stuff that's going on there. It's very much like when we experienced the LA riots with the whole Rodney King deal.

Best to you!

herecomesthesun said...

My heart goes out to London, I can't believe this is happening right now :(

Michelle's Style File said...

Your headscarf looks great! Think i will have to try this.


Sabina said...

I LOVE the headscarf on you, you look absolutely amazing in it! I never dared to try this out, but maybe I will, it looks so great! I really like it :)))

If you find the time, come visit my blog :) Followers&comments are always welcome xxx

Chari T said...

Chari T (deep fried stilettos)

.DERNIER CRI- vintage... said...

Im in love with your head scarf and all things to do with vintage! love the blog :)


thewishingblood said...

you look amazing!!! :)

Anonymous said...

love your headband :-)

take a look

xx www.golddustandbubbles.wordpress.com

maphi said...

love the outfit so cute xoxo

Elishia and Belinda said...

I really love this headscarf! Really inspiring thank you!

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