I Put Some New Shoes On and Suddenly Everything is Right.

When you park atop a hill, nearly a mile’s walk away from town it’s probably not a great idea to be wearing heels. What was I wearing?

Needless to say, I had sore feet and ankles by the time I’d tottered down the high street, trying to avoid falling over (I fall over frequently without the help of heels). I made a beeline for New Look, as shoes were top of my shopping list. I was looking for something I could wear to London Fashion Week and the Miles Kane (NME Awards) concert this week. I had a lot of walking and boogying to do, but that wasn’t going to stop me from wearing a great pair of shoes.

After trying on what felt like 100 pairs, I settled on some black suede wedges. I tried on some killer studded stilettos and fell over trying to put them on my feet, in the middle of the shop. Awkward Bridget Jones/New Girl moment. I wore them out of the store and they felt like walking on a cloud, despite the heel. I never thought I’d say this, but wedges are a brilliant idea.

SHOSCOLL

Oh, and they were reduced to £15 – I am claiming this as a bargain!

I don’t know about you guys, but I’m perpetually on a quest for “The Perfect Lipstick”. Very rarely will something suit me – maybe it’s because I’m Caspar the Friendly Ghost style white? I went to MAC, thinking I’d splash out on a great colour – but there were so many I couldn’t choose and ended up skulking back to Boots. Here, I sauntered to my beloved, much trusted Rimmel counter and indulged in a 3-for-2 deal. I am claiming this as my second bargain.

I tested a ridiculous number of lipsticks on the back of my hand, still not entirely sure what would suit me. In the end I settled for Kate Moss Lasting Finish, in 101. I tried the lipstick on as soon as I got home and whilst I cannot guarantee it’s the perfect colour I’ve been searching for, I can tell you it’s beautifully soft with a great moisturising feel to it. The colour, a pale yet vibrant matte pink, didn’t smudge and smelt lovely!

buyses

I also purchased some gel eyeliner which I’ve been meaning to try this out for some time (I’ve very excited about creating a 60s eye with this tomorrow!) and a lovely pastel purple nail varnish to complete an outfit I’m planning – all will be revealed in good time…!

You may have also noticed the ribbon – yes I’ve added more to my collection! In lilac (for The Surprise Outfit) and some black velvet (Brigitte Bardot inspired). Ribbon costs next to nothing and is a great way to jazz up your hair. I am therefore labelling this “bargain three”.

And now, I’m eating pizza and watching Let’s Dance for Sports Relief. It’s been a good’un. Hope you all had great Saturdays!

Advertisements

2 thoughts on “I Put Some New Shoes On and Suddenly Everything is Right.

I'd love to hear your opinion!

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s