Christmas Book Wishlist | The Beauty Spot

It’s past the time of year when people start asking what you’d like for Christmas. Unless Chanel Handbags and Christian Louboutin shoes are acceptable gifts, I had nothin’!

Then, I had a lightbulb moment… Coffee table books! ๐Ÿ’ก

I’ve quite often noticed books in the background of blog pictures and YouTube videos and they always look great piled together, but they’re nice to flick through now and again for inspiration.

I’ve put together 5 books I liked the look of and created a Wish List which will be winging its way to my nearest and dearest! ๐Ÿ˜‰

Pretty Honest: The Straight Talking Beauty Companion – Sali Hughes I love the cover image, eye catching and clearly one for the girls! I haven’t actually read a lot of Sali Hughes stuff, but everyone loves her, so I should totes get on her bandwagon!
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Vogue: The Covers – Hamish Bowles Certainly not a ‘reading’ book. I just wanna look at the pictures, plain and simple.
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Chanel: Collections & Creations – Daniel Bott I’m a real Chanel lover and I’m hoping this book will live up to my expectations.
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Lauren Conrad Beauty – Lauren Conrad Probably the first beauty book from a ‘new school’ reality star. I love LC’s style and can’t wait to try out some of her hair looks that I’ve heard are in here.
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New York Snapshots – Carter Berg Manhattan is a fascinating city and I love seeing little gems that you would generally miss if you don’t know the city well enough, so this one will be great to see those little secret haunts of a local!
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What do you think of my choices? Any other recommendations you think I’ll like? Please comment and let me know this list certainly is not exhausted!

xxx

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Easy Spring OOTD

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I have a very rare weekend off (hurrah!) and it’s a Bank Holiday! Woop! I’m quite a casual girl on a day to day basis, I’m all for something easy to throw on! Today’s outfit is no different!

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Plain White Tee H&M // Light Wash Skinny Jeans Primark // Coverse Selfridges // Watch Michael Kors // Bracelets Gift purchased from Benidorm // Lipstick Mac Sunny Seoul

Hope everyone is having a lovely weekend! What are you up to? I’m just about to go house hunting!

#OOTN: feat. Missguided

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I very often get occasions when I have a quick turnaround after getting home from work. ย Friday was one of these occasions. ย I need an outfit that was easy to plan, easy to dress and looked good.

Enter Missguided!

I’m a huge fan of Missguided, and regularly peruse their site if I’ve got a night out on the horizon and want to update my wardrobe – such amazing choice for great prices! ย This jumpsuit was actually purchased last summer, but I’ve worn it a lot as it fits for both winter and summer nights, giving a classic tailored look. I switch up the shoes and accessories I wear with this so I don’t feel like I’m wearing the same outfit every time.

Jumpsuit – Missguided ยฃ27.99
Necklace – Primark ยฃ4
Belt – Asos ยฃ13.99 (similar)
Shoes – Primark ยฃ15
Bag – Michael Kors ยฃ109 (similar)

Hope you’re all having a lovely Mother’s Day!

Spring Haul | Featuring Primark and H&M

Yes it’s time for yet another haul! What is wrong with me! Well, on this occasion I was spending vouchers that I’ve had since Christmas, so I think that’s allowed!

I’m pleased with everything I picked up, and hopefully these items will serve me well during SS14.

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T shirts White tees are both from H&M, the others are distressed and boyfriend tee’s from Primark. Soft slouchy material is the way forward for me! Matched with a statement necklace makes all the difference.

Pink A line skirt // White blouse A cute outfit I thought. The skirt could also be worn with a crop top, but on me definitely needs heels as the fabric is quite voluptuous so would need heels to balance out any of us with shapely behinds!

Black Maxi Dress // Light Wash Skinnys // Silk Harem Pants The maxi is a simple capped sleeve column dress, really soft material, I will wear this when I’ve been spray tanned as it won’t rub any bits of it off. Light wash skinny jeans are to replace my trusty dark denim and black ones that I’ve lived in all winter! These pants aren’t actual silk but that’s the closest I can say to describe them. Great option for cooler summer nights with a simple black top and flip flops.

Statement necklaces x3 // Embellished head band The top item is the headband, bottom three are necklaces. The silver one is a replacement of one I broke a couple of weeks ago – massive fail – but the others I just thought will be really versatile during the upcoming months.

Hope that hasn’t gone on for two long, I sometimes feel hauls are better as a video, what do you guys think? Have you got any of these items too? I’d love to hear your thoughts and feedback below! xx

The Kors Kollection

Apparently I love Michael Kors! I made my first purchase last summer just after my birthday. I had fallen in love with the Large Selma over a crowded handbag department and knew it must be mine! Since then I’ve added a few other items to the family: matching laptop sleeve (obviously!), small summer clutch bag, Runway watch (thanks Santa!) and sunglasses courtesy of duty free!

In my defence, I wasn’t specifically looking for Kors sunglasses or a Kors clutch, they just happened to be the items that grabbed me more than the competition. Now my wishlist is growing and I’d love a couple of other bags to add to my collection. Sorry not sorry…!

Comment ‘snap’ and tell me which items you have!

Happy hump day! :o)

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