Scarlett Woman

Black vest top: Primark
Black 3/4 length sleeved cardigan: Primark
Red paper bag waist maxi skirt: Primark
Faux black snakeskin tassel clutch bag: Next
Black faux suede wedges: New Look
Selection of wooden and straw bangles: Stolen from mum
Pearl cameo statement ring: Primark
Red plastic watch: Toywatch
Orange nail varnish: Nails Inc for InStyle
Red lipstick: Rimmel 080 Screamer

I originally brought this skirt especially for my holiday but had to take the labels off due to Mother Nature forgetting it was August. Thunderstorms, seriously? I didn't want to wear tights as it is still August and I could not go bare legs as I have had a serious issue with orange legs. My fake tan did not apply well and it is taking ages to scrub off. I love the paper bag waist on this skirt and although it looks orange it is actually more of a vibrant red I think. It i such a statement skirt and I think it works really well being toned down with black. I think I have a love affair with maxi skirts, they really suit every occasion. I love how they can dressed up or down and are perfect for work as they can look smart.

I went out for an Indian for my friends birthday last night and had a gorgeous chicken rogan josh thanks to Sarah's advice. I am trying to eat healthily as my holiday is only 2 weeks away but I really didn't feel like I missed out by having an healthy option. I felt so stuffed so it proved that I don't really need to order nann bread, sag aloo and onion bhajis as well as a curry. I am just being greedy! It was a fairly quiet evening as the boys had gone out the night before and didn't get home till 4am! On a Thursday! They were all feeling a bit delicate so we just finished off the night with a few drinks down the pub.

I am off out to a house party tonight as a few of my friends are off travelling on the 1st and one of their mum's is throwing them a going away party. One of them, my boyfriend's best friend, I have known since I was 16 so it will be very strange going on a night out and him not being there. I would never admit this to him but I think I will quite miss him. He is always constantly there whenever I go out. I know my boyfriend will be pining for him haha! It should be a really good get together tonight and I have got my bottles of cider ready!

I was very lucky to win Jennie's giveaway. I won some gorgeous Sawyer and Scout bracelets. I wore them down the pub on Thursday to show them off :) Thank you so much, I love them! The owl bracelet has to be my favourite.


  1. That is one amazing skirt! I really like your wedges, found some really similar in H&M the other day that I wanted but my size was sold out (always the way!). Hope you have a lovely time tonight, my best friend left a few weeks ago to go travelling so I know how you feel! xxx

  2. I adore that skirt on you. You're ight. maxi skirts are just so versatile and perfect for any occasion, no worrying about shoes, fake tan or tights.
    Have a brilliant time at the party. x

  3. You look stunning, such a gorgeous skirt! I may have to hire you to find me some gorgeous finds in Primark! xxx

  4. Congrats on winning the bracelets! I am loving the skirt, girly. I love maxi skirts x

  5. Love your outfit, the paperbag waist is so fab. I am not having the best of luck with maxi skirts unfortunatrly.

  6. oh my goodness that skirt is gorgeous!! I want!!

    Annah xx

  7. Gorgeous skirt...if only I could find one that actually reached my ankles.

  8. The skirt is gorgeous, what a vibrant colour! Had a curry last night too, yum! :p xx

  9. love that skirt, all my maxis trail hopelessly on the floor :| x

  10. I would love to have that skirt, I've been searching for a great red one but it's so hard!

  11. cute outfit :) i love the ring!

  12. Love your skirt! Fantastic color!


  13. Twit twoo! This skirt is a beaut! Have you teamed it with equally bright lippie too? :) Enjoy the houseparty, take lots of snaps if you're not seeing them again for a while! Prepare yourself for tears haha! ♥ Claire @ Jazzpad

  14. Absolutley love your skirt! Such a great find in Primark I especially love the paper bag waist detail!


  15. congrats with winning the giveaway!
    i adore your maxi so much - can't believe it's from primark!

    Vintage Stop at

  16. I love this skirt! it has a beautiful colour :) Too bad about the horrible weather. Here in Belgium we haven't had a real summer either. Thunder, rain and wind. Urgh. x

  17. Your skirt is such a great colour! Love the pearl ring too x


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