ASOS Green Room Picks - September '14

It's that time of the month again, and I'm back with an updated look at the ASOS green room, and some of my favorite picks from the newly added stock. 

Image 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Maxi Dress In Bright Rose PrintImage 4 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Shorts in Mint Blossom
Image 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Tie Front Bright Blue Daisy Print Jumpsuit
Image 4 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Crochet ShortImage 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Cluster Floral Collar Dress
Image 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Indian Cotton Dress With V Back
ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Crop Tee in Shadow Rose PrintImage 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Maxi Skirt In China Blue Print
Image 1 of ASOS AFRICA Printed Shorts
Image 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Wax JacketImage 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Navy Spot Open Back Playsuit
Image 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Swing Dress With Open Back
Image 1 of ASOS AFRICA Contrast Print T-Shirt DressImage 1 of ASOS AFRICA Reversible Printed Kimono Jacket
Image 1 of ASOS AFRICA Print Dress with Sheer Inserts
Image 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Navy Geo Wide Leg TrouserImage 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Boxer Shorts in Mono Geo Print
Image 1 of ASOS Reclaimed Vintage Paisley Shell Top
Image 1 of ASOS AFRICA Mono Floral Print PlaysuitImage 3 of ASOS AFRICA Floral Print Shorts

Seeing this stuff makes me wish it was summer again, but no such luck.
You can still rock shorts in the winter, right?

Have an awesome weekend.


The Scottish Referendum

Today the people of Scotland decide if we are to become an independent country. Seeing as this is likely to be a once in a lifetime experience for me, I thought it'd only be right if I made a short post about it. I'm not going to say which way I'm voting (people who know me will probably know which side I'm on) and I'm not going to try to convince anyone of anything, I just wanted to commemorate this day.

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The optimist, the pessimist, and the realist in me have all wrestled over this decision, and it's not one I take lightly.

I feel very blessed to live in such a beautiful country. Sure, it's cold and rainy, but there are so many breathtaking sights and such a rich history, it really is a great place to grow up. People travel from all over the world to see our coasts, lochs and castles, and these are the things I take for granted. 

I love England too. I've loved any time I've spent there, on various trips and holidays. I have only good things to say about the people I've met in England, many of whom I am proud to call friends. For two nations, so similar in culture, to have such great an outpour of hatred for each other (as has become clear over the past few months) is so disheartening.

Like many countries in Europe, there is poverty, inequality, and injustice on a daily basis in the UK. These things break my heart and I one day hope to live in a society which actively works to eliminate these issues. I grew up in a RAF town, and although I was not part of a RAF family, I know what it's like to have the military to be such an integral part of the community. I'm also a student, a taxpayer, and self-employed, so the financial stability of the country in which I live directly affects how I earn, save, and plan for the future. One thing's for sure, the country cannot continue as it is now if we are to have any hope of having a genuine, positive impact on the world. 

What I'm saying is, as everyone already knows, there are pros and cons for both sides, fears and hopes, losses and gains. I 'm thankful to have a say in this decision, and I hope that everyone who goes out to vote, does so with the best intentions, and stands up for what they believe in. No  matter which way it goes, I'm happy to have taken part in such an historic, and potentially life changing event. 

I hope you're all having a brilliant week.

The Discovered Marketplace

Discovered is an online marketplace, similar to Etsy, offering a variety of unique, sustainable, and handmade goods made by talented artisans from 11 emerging countries around the world.
It was founded with a hope of improving peoples lives by creating jobs for emerging artisans and proving them with a means to sell their goods in a global market. There's intricate handcrafted jewelry, accessories, and home decor.


Metal cuff in textured matt gold finish 2400Silver drops in dull matt gold finish in cetrine and amethyst stone 2375Metallic gold finish chain with labradorite stones 2395
Set of 2 silver bangles in matt gold finish and pearl stones 2386

ExclusiveLane, Noida, India
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I love the delicate, unique details in some of these pieces.

The Discovered Marketplace has very kindly offered to give away a 10 euro giftcard to one of my readers, so if you're interested in winning then just go onto the Marketplace and chose your favorite artist or item and share the link as a comment in this post.

I hope you're all having a brilliant week.

LoveLula Beauty Box - September 2014

I'm still ill so I haven't had a chance to do any reviews, but here's what's in my LoveLula Beauty Box this month.

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PAI SKINCARE Exfoliator and Day Cream
"Two beautiful organic solutions for sensitive skin: Ultra-gentle, skin-softening and brightening Exfoliator and hydrating and replenishing vitamin-rich Day Cream. For glowing, revitalised skin."

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SKIN BLOSSOM Facial Toner
"Perfect for all skin types to refresh, purify and condition skin. Contains Witch Hazel to tighten and Aloe Vera to revive. Made with 97% organic ingredients."

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"Fragrance-free, 100% organic Face Balm that leaves skin silky smooth and protected. Use day or night to soften lines or when skin needs extra nourishment."



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BENTLEY ORGANIC Moisturising Hand Sanitizer
"The innovative British family brand making organic lifestyle choices accessible for all. This alcohol-free Sanitizer is gentle, moisturising and hygienically clean."

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BALM BALM Little Miracle Rosehip Serum
"A rich and refined blend of Rosehip, Jojoba and Borage oils infused with Frankincense and Mandarin to feed skin and moisturise for total rejuvenation."

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ESSENTIAL CARE Lip Silk
"Tasty, organic care and protection for all weathers; offering nourishment and gloss in a convenient stick ideal for your handbag or travels."

Again, there were plenty of decent sized products, ones that I'm really happy to try out, so I'm pretty pleased with the box this month.

I hope you're all having a good weekend.

Autumn Pinspiration

I've not been well, thus the lack of posts, and despite the fact that the weather has been lovely and warm, I've been tucked up under layers of cardigans, scarves and blankets. Don't get me wrong, I appreciate the bright, dry weather, but at this point, I'm dreaming about the crunchy leaves of autumn.

If kitty's going to San Francisco ...
Mimi IkonnBraid
Blueberry Moscow Mules
 You only get one!
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bliss ...Twist
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Mustard wall and rustic bench.Shoes: Madewell https://www.madewell.com/browse/single_product_detail.jsp?PRODUCT%3C%3Eprd_id=845524441767083&FOLDER%3C%3Efolder_id=2534374302025161&nav_type=PRMNAV&bmUID=kbTj_zL
A Hearty 5:2 Diet Recipe for Autumn: Butter Bean & Chorizo Stew with Tomatoes = 180 calories a serving
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 black sheepskin coat, high waisted black skinny jeans, casual tshirt.
Chase adventure.
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Neon Nails

Hopefully I'll be back into my regular posting schedule soon, I'm just a bit overwhelmed with work, college, and personal stuff just now.

However, I hope you're all well and have a brilliant weekend.


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