Saturday, 31 March 2012

Style File: Chloe Moretz


A note from Joelle...
I LOVE this girl's style! If you have not heard of Chloe Moretz, she is a teen actress from the States and was in 'Kickass' with Aaron Johnson.
In my opinion, I have to admit that Chloe did have quite a frumpy style when she first started to appear on red carpets and other events a few years back. I think it was just the girly 'prom' cocktail dresses that only emphasised her youth and just looked a bit plain.
But now...


As you can see, Chloe is not afraid of her busy prints and pulls them off so well! She still manages to look youthful and elegant with all these busy prints and looks amazing doing so.

What do you think of her style? Let me know below! :)
Joelle
xoxo
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Friday, 30 March 2012

Joelle's Weekly Wardrobe

A note from Joelle...

I thought I would try something new on my blog. I have seen lots of bloggers capture their week in photos and decided to try this, but in outfits. For the next 5 days I will post a photo of what I wore out and about (no matter how hideous!).
Enjoy!
Top: Select Fashion, Denim jacket: Republic, Leggings: Primark, Necklace: eBay, Chelsea boots: Select Fashion
Sheer blouse: Select Fashion, Cardigan: Select Fashion, Jeans: Jasper Conran,  Necklace: Debenhams, Sunglasses: H&M

Top: H&M, Chinos: H&M, Wedges: H&M, Cardigan: Select Fashion, Satchel: eBay
Denim jacket: Republic, Floral dress: vintage store, Pumps: H&M
'&' Top: ASOS, Denim Shorts: H&M, Silk scarf: eBay, Lego ring: Jellybutton Jewellery
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Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Earring Cuffs: YAY or NAY?

A note from Joelle...

OK, I am really obsessed with earring  cuffs at the moment. I bought one before my birthday after seeing a girl in one of my classes wearing one. I searched all over the internet to find out what they were called ( I thought they were called earring chains/necklaces!!) and then bought a brand new one from eBay.
I have seen many variations of earring cuffs: some that just curl around your ear (no piercing necessary)  and than  
You can just make out my cuff on my left ear!
Please ignore my awful face in this photo!
My cuff has a 'peace' sign at the stud and then a simple chain and cuff at the top top my ear.
My cuff is from eBay

'So where can I get one?', I hear you ask. Have a look below at a varied selection of cuff that I have found on the  Topshop UK website! :)
Feather Tassel Ear Cuff
Topshop  -£8.50
Spike Drape Ear Cuff
Topshop - £7.50 (also available in silver)
Cone Ear Cuff
Topshop - £6.50
Swirl Long Drop Earrings
Topshop - £10.00
Cross Cuff Earrings Pack
Topshop - £5.00

Cascade Spike Earcuff Earring
Topshop - £14.00

So what do you think about earring cuff'chains? YAY or NAY? Leave a comment below to let me know!
Joelle
xoxo
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Tuesday, 27 March 2012

15 Things About Me!

A note from Joelle...

Hey Guys! I would love to do the '15 Things About Me' tag and I 'tag' all of you to do the same! :) Be warned - this is going to be random.
  1. My natural hair colour is copper red/light brown. I wear a black weave because my natural hair does not match my skin tone well.
  2. I am a proud left-hander
  3. I would love to play the marimba one day
  4. I like to thing that I can walk in heels, but I really can't
  5. It is a dream of mine to travel around South America
  6. I am trying (and currently failing) to be a pescatarian 
  7. I have a really good memory
  8. I have a very large collection of shoes and bags (will be selling some soon on my boutique, so watch this space!)
  9. Despite being dark-skinned, I tan very easily
  10. I am a teeny-bit in love with Eddie Redmayne and all of Il Volo
  11. I am a theatre nerd and burst out into show tunes a lot!
  12. I'm quite notorious for talking (and giving a critique) through every film that I watch
  13. Music snobs and 'one genre' people annoy me 
  14. The best present anyone couls get me is my own barbershop quartet that follows me around for the day setting my daily routine to music!
  15. I am a determined bargain hunter when I go shopping
That's it guys! That was really random, but fun to do! I TAG ALL OF YOU to come up with 15 things about yourself!!! 
Joelle
xoxo
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Monday, 19 March 2012

Baking Bliss #2: Oreo Truffles!

A note from Joelle...
Despite my incapability to look graceful whilst baking, I found this amazing recipe a while back and wanted to try it out before I made it for some of my music classmates on Friday!
Follow this step-by-step recipe to make these delicious treats!

Ingredients and equipment:
2 tubs of cream cheese (low-fat works as well)
A packet of Oreo cookies
A bar of cooking chocolate (any flavour you want - I used milk)
Vanilla extract
Blender
Mixing bowl
Wooden spoon
Cling film
Baking tray
Spoon
 Method:
  1. Blitz the Oreos in a blender into a fine power

2. Mix the cream cheese in a bowl with a spoon

3. Add the Oreo powder to the cream cheese and mix until a paste is formed

4. Add a dash of vanilla extract to the mix

5. Line a baking tray with cling film

6. Scoop up a small pieces and roll it (by hand) into cute little balls

7. Continue this process and line up the truffle balls on the cling film and store in fridge of about 30 mins

8. Melt the bar of cooking chocolate in a bowl ( I microwaved it to save time!)

9. Dip each truffle into the melted chocolate one at a time, making sure to get and equal coating on all the truffle balls

10. Once all truffles are coated, put them back in the fridge for about 1 hour to fully harden on the outside. After that, take them out et voilà! 

They taste AMAZING!! What do you think? Will you be trying out this recipe? Let me know below!! :)
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Saturday, 17 March 2012

E.L.F Haul!!

A note from Joelle...
Hey Guys,
This is my first ever haul and I have bought so many beautiful products from ELF that I would like to share with y'all. If you have not hear of ELF, WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN??????????? It is (in my opinion) the best bargain online beauty store ever created and their range of products are endless. The majority of the products are £1.50<<< I did not make that up!!
I wasn't really into much online shopping before I found ELF (I prefer to try out make up in person to make sure that the shades/feel of the product is right) but I ELF sample colours on the site were pretty much spot-on, so I had no fear!
So, I purchased many products in two lots and here are some pics of what I bought :)

Liquid lipstick
Diamanté travel mirror
Shine eraser sheets
moisturising lip tint

Eyelash and eyebrow wand
Nourishing cuticle pen
Make-up Mist and Set spray

Matte top coat, glitter glam, nude, smoky brown, red velvet, metal madness
Gun metal shimmer eyeliner pencil
So what do you think of elf? Have you used any of their products?
Joelle
xoxo
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Quote of the Week!

A note from Joelle...


When you believe in a thing, believe in it all the way, implicitly and unquestionably ~Walt Disney
✵{C'EST LA V}✵, Star light, star bright, the first star I see...
Awsum's Minion
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Thursday, 8 March 2012

SPRING In Your Step: FebGirl's March Favourites

A note from Joelle...

Pleats, Baroque, leather, sheer blouses and statement necklaces!All the more reason to love Springtime! Check out some pieces that I found from local high street stores that will be perfect for this season. :)

SPRING 2012





So what do you think? What are you loving to wear this season? :)
Joelle
xoxo
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