Coming from a small country like Portugal, when someone from the fashion industry makes it to the top I can’t stop myself from feeling extremely proud. No, I am not talking about Sara Sampaio (which is also great btw). I’m talking about the couple Marta Marques and Pedro Almeida who are the creators of Marques Almeida. The brand was launched in April 2011 and by … Continue reading Marques Almeida: redefining what fashion is about.
In the age of social media it’s often easy to get slightly overwhelmed by the endless amount of Instagram accounts to follow for all your fashion, beauty and general life inspirations. Luckily for you, we’ve curated five that we’ve been lusting over recently. Pat McGrath (@patmcgrathreal) Possibly the hottest make up artist on the scene right now. McGrath has been instrumental in creating some of … Continue reading Five Instagrams You Should Be Following
The sunglasses brand, Roberi and Fraud, might not be one you’ve heard of but it will definitely be one you’ve seen. Sported upon the faces of Instagram It Girls like the Hadid sisters and Kendall Jenner, these 90s inspired shades ooze coolness and have quickly taken over the accessory game. The Dubai/New York based brand is now a staple for ‘model off duty’ looks and … Continue reading Roberi and Fraud: The new Instagram ‘It’ Brand
Staring blankly at my bright laptop screen, with 10 days to go till my birthday, I knew I had to do something. My essay glared at me as I failed to give it any further attention and called my best friend, trying to rally her to my cause. Within 10 minutes, the search was on, and the deals started pouring in. Within half an hour, … Continue reading Turning 21 (with a Parisian twist!)
Having five weeks of holidays may sound fun at first, but when three weeks have passed and you feel like you haven’t done anything but procrastinate, it gets quite depressing. To avoid this feeling of uselessness, I decided to try something new, hot yoga. Challenged by a friend, I signed up for 10 consecutive days of classes, in a hot yoga studio in Lisbon, near … Continue reading Hot Yoga: 26 postures, 90 minutes, 40 degrees.
Saying goodbye to the cold winter months and hello to the warm summer days only means one thing in my book, and that is: bikini season. These are some of the hottest trends that will be making bold statements throughout the whole summer! Have a read and get beach-ready. Tassels While I’m not entirely convinced of the practicality of them, when it comes to swimwear, tassels will … Continue reading What will you be wearing to the beach this summer?
As a blogger with a chronic illness, I want to use this article to show how Warwick’s own Spoonies live with, but also beyond their illnesses. Raising awareness and reducing the stigma of chronic illness is so important; it helps to get people diagnosed earlier, and it makes the world a more compassionate, understanding place. It is currently estimated that 15 million people in the UK … Continue reading Sartorial Spoonies: Life and style with chronic illness
This year marks the 125th anniversary of Vogue – arguably the world’s most famous and most influential fashion and society magazine. In its lifespan, Vogue has contributed over 400,000 pages of articles to a worldwide readership, claiming to reach 11 million readers in the US and 12.5 million internationally. With such credentials, it is hard to ignore the magazine’s dominance. If Vogue is, as it … Continue reading A Brief History Lesson on Vogue
“There’s a great big hunk of world down there with no fence around it” ~ The Lady Okay fair enough, there are actual ‘borders’ where immigration and all that conundrum forces us all to go through the appropriate protocol to travel. But what if those restraints were non-existent? To travel is truly to live! It’s a blessing to experience new worlds and find yourself lost and … Continue reading All the Beautiful Places I Must See…
Personal Style can be tricky. It is often hard to create something unique in a world where we are constantly bombarded with the latest trends and the influential voices of prolific social media presences. With the help of sites like Pinterest and Instagram, it isn’t hard to create an idea of the style you want to personify. I for one am guilty of endlessly pinning … Continue reading The journey to Personal Style