Music Monday - Your like a Journalist, the way you cut and paste and twist

I know this is not fashion but a lot of fashion is influenced by music non?
Anyway im going to feature a new band ive discovered, a guilty pleasure or just one of my favourite bands that I can listen to over and over again every Monday.
First up is one of my all time favourites:

The Libertines
I know there has been a lot of negative press about Peter Doherty, to be honest most of the time he deserves it, and this overshadows the band. There was a time where I would defend him to death but now hes had two many second chances. Lots of people already have their opinions made up about "druggy pete" but they should forget all that and just listen to the music. He is an amazing songwriter and some lyrics are just divine. "There are fewer more distressing sights than that of an Englishman in a Baseball cap" ranks right at the top of my list.

After listening to both albums on repeat and trawling the internet for demos and EPs, I finally got the chance to see them live at Reading this summer after 6 years of waiting. Oh it was an emotional time. I stood watching them with a lump in my throat, loving the interaction between Pete and Carl. The twosome were finally back together again.
Thanks to Meg I can now attach a video :) Enjoy, here is up the Bracket. One of my favourites.

I really want one of those red military jackets.

All images are from various sources on google. The video is from Youtube.


Tis the season to be jolly

It was the work christmas do last night and it was a free bar, So naturally I took full advantage if this, so much so that my manager commented on me drinking the bar dry. Well Im a student so im all over free things. It was a brilliant night, we went to a Greek restaurant in town. I must have spent the whole time on the dance floor according to the photos posted on facebook. I never realised what silly faces I pull while dancing!

Anyway I wore my beloved leather shorts out. I was more excited about wearing these for the first time than I was the fact I was going out intially haha! They are my new favourite things and im already putting together outfits that I can wear next time im invited out that include the beauties.
Ive tried to show you the pussy bow in the blouse but its not turned out too successful!

Horseshoe Blouse: Primark

Leather Shorts: Topshop

Tights: Primark

Shoes: New Look

Charm bracelet: Links of London

Nail Varnish: Rimmel

I havent got a picture of my shoes because I was taking it from a funny angle they all looked like I has thunder thighs! But I wore my black wedges from New Look that I have featured a few posts down.

1 Christmas party down and 4 to go!


Fashion Icon Friday

I thought I would start a few regular features so not all my posts sound the same. Throw a little imagination out there.

So I came up with Fashion Icon Friday (I've got others but we are not on the right day) where I post lots of pretty pictures and write about fashion icons that have been inspiring me recently.
Carey Mulligan is an English actress, most famous for her role in An Education where she was a BAFTA award in 2009. She was also nominated for a golden globe and an Oscar. She frequently appears in best dressed lists for her vintage inspired style and cute pixie crop. Her most recent film was Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps which she starred in with Michael Douglas and Shia LaBI am a huge dress fan, over 50 and counting, and this girl gives me major dress envy. She always looks so naturally beautiful. She never has the make up caked on and never has too much flesh on show. She is pure elegance. I much prefer her with the pixie crop than her longer hair, I wish I was brave enough to go for the chop. She just as good in her casual attire as she does when she scrub up on the carpet. An amazingly talented actress and a fashion icon, some women have it all!

This is my favourite dress. The pleats, colour and length all make me drool. Its the perfect dress and would look amazing hanging up in my wardrobe!

All images are from various sources on google.

Also id like to say a quick hello and thank you to my new followers. I know five is not ground breaking but its made me so happy to think someone enjoys my ramblings! Thank you very much!

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