Back in Ireland

Travelling Home

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I just uploaded the vlog of my trip home to Ireland and it honestly feels so strange to be back in Paris. I’ve spent the past week trying to settle back into life in France but I had such an amazing stay in Ireland that I couldn’t help but feel especially homesick even before I got back on the plane again.

Everything about going home just felt so surreal, being in my own bed, seeing my old bedroom in my parents house and all of the things that I left behind, not to mention the hometown that used to be apart of my everyday life. It’s crazy to think that now that I live in Paris, none of that is in my routine anymore. Going home to Ireland felt so nostalgic and so bittersweet and the time went by so quickly it almost feels like I dreamt it.

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The Five R’s of Sustainability

A Simple Guide to Sustainable Fashion

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It’s no secret that fast fashion is having a devastating impact on the planet and on the environment. We can all agree by now that mass produced fashion does more harm than good to our world. Garment workers shouldn’t have to die for making our clothes, our rivers should not be polluted and poisoned just for the sake of a cheap t-shirt and crops and water supplies in impoverished areas should not be contaminated by the fashion industry.

So much suffering, contamination and destruction goes into making the cheap clothing we see everyday on the high street only for 3.8 billion pounds of it to end up in landfill at the end of each year. With fast fashion being the most damaging industry to the environment second only to oil production it’s high time we made the call for change.

As consumers, for every penny we spend, we are casting a vote. As long as we keep pumping our money into fast fashion companies, these multi-billion dollar corporations are going to continue to exploit garment workers through child labour, slave labour and sweat shops, no matter what cost to the environment and to human life.
For today’s post I decided to share the five R’s of sustainable fashion that will hopefully help us all to reduce our consumption of fast fashion brands and strive for a more ethical closet.

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Velvet Touch

A Vintage Inspired OOTD

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When it comes to winter fabrics that radiate luxury there can be no doubt that velvet trumps all when it comes to capturing our hearts during the colder months. If you’ve been on our blog for a while now you’ll know that my long standing love affair with with this ever-elegant fabric has been eternally intense, especially now that the holidays are here and the harsh December weather is in full swing here in Paris. This outfit of the day is all about adding a little colour to the dull winter days.

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Wearing Marzia’s Dress

I bought a dress from the Limone Line! Here is what I thought…

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Hey everyone! It’s Amanda here coming at you again with a little fashion post for you guys.

Earlier this week I received a package from Marzia’s Limone clothing line containing the lace dress that she designed. Honestly I have been obsessing over this dress ever since she first released it so I knew from the very beginning that it had to have a place in my wardrobe.

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How to Wear Your Playsuit this Summer

Two Looks that I Have Been Loving

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Hello everyone! Today I’m really excited to be coming to you with another outfit post,

It’s really only recently that I have begun my obsession over playsuits and honestly, I can think of no better staple piece to have in your wardrobe this summer. They’re just so comfortable to wear and always stylish no matter what the occasion may be. You can expose your bare legs in them without having to worry about any unfavourable gusts of wind heading your way and best of all, you’re always guaranteed to look extremely well put together with minimal effort involved.

For ages now I’ve been looking for a playsuit just like the one I styled in this shoot, so when the lovely team at Éimí Boutique asked me if I wanted to share this outfit in a blogpost with you guys, I just couldn’t contain my excitement! Today I’m going to be showing you two casual looks that I have been loving lately and hopefully that will inspire you with some different ways you can wear your playsuit this season.

Are you ready? Let’s start!

Look One ~ Summer Sunshine

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When it comes to choosing an outfit on those scorcher summer days, a classic romper worn by itself is always a good go-to.  Elegant prints like these really let the outfit speak for itself so you needn’t worry about dressing the look up with accessories. Instead, a large handbag and some tan wedges or sandals will work really well together at nailing a relaxed and casual summer style, while some large, oversized sunnies will really compliment the vibe. For the chillier evenings or the days when it’s a little breezy but still quite hot, you can throw on a simple jacket boyfriend cardigan and you’re good to go.

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Right now this is definitely my favourite outfit to wear on a sunny day. The look is just so cute, girly and casual. This playsuit is just so breathable and comfortable too.

(It even has pockets!)

Look Two ~ Darker Days

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Of course I had to incorporate a more layered look to accommodate the cold weather of our ever-erratic climate so a mesh body and some semi-sheer black tights were a must. This look is perfect for the cooler days during the summer months and for the chillier evenings especially.

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I love how the mesh in this outfit adds so much more attitude to the look. Here I wanted to go with an aesthetic that was a little more on the rock n’ roll side of things and I feel like the pairing of the ankle boots with they cat-eye sunnies really helps add to that style. As for the floppy hat… well, there’s just something about floppy hats and playsuits that always looks really flattering!

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So these were just two of the ways I have been loving wearing my playsuit this season. Hopefully it gave you guys some styling inspiration!

Don’t forget to check out eimi-boutique.co.uk for some seriously beautiful summer pieces, including the playsuit I’m wearing!

Thank you guys so much for reading. That’s all from me for now and I’ll see you very soon in my next post!

~Amanda xx

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Nailing that Fishnet Trend

Three Simple Ways to Style Your ‘Schnets

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Hey! It’s Mew. Recently I have been seriously obsessing over the fishnet trend and with Spring finally here, I know that so many of you have really been loving this style too. It’s edgy and alluring and best of all, it’s the perfect way of embracing all our favourite 90’s trends.

Are you ready to see the looks? Let’s start!

Look One: The Slip Dress

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