Recently I've been watching Glee, since it appeared on e4, though not religiously, just on and off. The time I do spend watching it mostly I stare at Rachel's clothes and think 'I want to be wearing that right now'. Preppy and cute!
Emilie Autumn is a not-too-long-ago discovered singer, who I listened to a little when I was really into Steampunk (and I think I'm heading that way again now!) and recently I've started listening to her again. She has a really amazing voice and her songs are alternative without being tuneless or screamo.
It's not often I read new webcomics, mostly because I'm awful at waiting and like reading and re-reading comic archives in the meantime. However, I came across Cleopatra in Spaaace! today and it has such an awesome feel to it that I'm not willing, but ok with waiting a couple days for each page to come out. The art style is awesome.
I've never really mixed patterns before, so I though I'd start off with something relatively easy; dark and light! The check shirt (courtesy of my lovely BF) and argyle tights look quite nice together... The shirt is awesome, but with the huge swathes of material at each side I keep getting stuck on doorhandles XD
Spent today trudging around town handing out CVs. I received, and handed back, 3 application forms and I've got one more to fill in. I was planning on going to the JobCentre but it was shut so blah. Also filled out an online application for Vision Express. Finding work is harder than actually working! No outfit post today, because I'm wearing a boring 'possible-employer-friendly' outfit which is basically the same as this. Also, 100 posts! yay!
This is one of the skirts I bought on eBay, isn't it cute? It was 99p, new with tags, but the price tag (left on from when it was bought new) said £25! bargain much? Today I printed off CVs in preparation for going into town tomorrow. Eek! My place at Newport is now confirmed, though, so that's good :3 Top: New Look, £5 Cardigan: TK Maxx, £? Skirt: Dorothy Perkins via eBay, 99p Tights: Matalan, £3
Today's outfit is both comfy and warm! I'm posting it later on in the day, and I've already been out and about; checking out a new gym near where I live and to a scrapyard to find the BF a radio antenna thing for his car. Also, my picture is up on What Katie Wore!
Top: Gap, £? Cardigan: eBay, £5 Shorts: New Look, £20 Tights: ? Bag: Claires, £6 Necklace: Past Times, £?
Right now I have very short, very 1920s hair, which is lovely but there's not all that much you can do with it! I've decided to grow my hair out a bit, and these are some of the styles that inspired me to do so; Can you tell I like messy hair at the moment? I think I want to keep my fringe though, just a bit longer than it is now...
My current obsession is beautiful vintage luggage, in particular anything suitcase-shaped, and preferably with stickers featured somewhere about it's person. There's something so brilliant about using luggage someone else has used before you, especially the older cases from the 30s onward and all the history and different types of clothes that've been inside the (faux)leather case... <3
I haven't really updated my blog about what's been going on with University stuff. Basically, I took the plunge and selected my final choices; Newport as my Firm Conditional and Staffordshire as my backup. However, I will definately be going to Newport as the conditional is based on me proving qualifications I already have; I've sent off my certificates and they came back today, so I'm waiting for it to change to Unconditional on the UCAS website, at which point I can start looking at Student Bank Accounts and Student Finance. Eek! So much left to do.
Also, the BFs family have decided to give use all-year access to their house in France(!), so we might go over there mid/late July, which would be good, but I'd have to start saving now. I'd need to save up about £200 and there are no jobs around at the moment, though I'll do the bimonthly handing-round of CVs soon.
Yesterday I actually seriously took a look at the clothes on the Topshop website for the first time ever. I've never really bothered before, because whenever I go into the shop its always tiny miniskirts make of feathers or other such silly high-fashion frippery. However, there are some lovely jeans on the website I'm quite tempted by;
Yesterday I went with my family and the BF to see Avatar in 3D at the cinema. It was a lot better than I thought, and the CGI was really realistic and pretty; still a couple years behind anything by Square, though, but maybe that's just me being a fangirl.
Does anyone remember that series Gok Wan did, when he dressed people off the high street with £100 and then put them up against high fashion looks? Well, that's kind of the idea I'm going for here, minus the voting bit. This might be a regular thing or a one-off, I haven't decided yet.