Thursday, 26 December 2013

The Christmas Haul

I hope you all had an awwwwesome Christmas yesterday - and most importantly an awesome christmas dinner! And if you were affected by any of the awful flooding down South then I hope it didn't spoil your day too much.
I don't want this to come across as a braggy post because it isn't at all, just me sharing my Christmas antics with you all!
It was a day filled with proper yorkshire puddings, too much chocolate (even for a chocaholic like myself), champers, gifting and cats - so all in all, a pretty great day! Now that i'm in my 20's I don't really expect too much, and honestly anything I do get now is great because being a student means that I NEVER get to go shopping or treat myself, so i'm very grateful for anything that comes my way, including a free roast dinner - and that roast dinner was pretty damn good... My dad made the Yorkshire puddings the size of my head and instead of turkey we had chicken, served with a thousand stuffing balls (on my plate anyway!) and it was heavenly! Of course we had copious amounts of alcohol and my dad ended up dressing up as Batman and waving at people in the village. Maybe it's a Northern thing, maybe it's Rogan thing...
I think my favourite part is actually giving presents. I love the whole process of picking things out for people that you think they will love and then seeing their faces when they open it... And the satisfaction of getting it right - which of course I did ;)
Anyway, I was on Santa's good girl list this year luckily, so I was treat to a few lovelyyyy things... Just one problem with my amazing gifts and that's getting them back to uni! The only downfall of Christmas!

new years eve outfit ideas
My New Year's Eve dress from Missguided

pink pvc skirt
The coveted pink PVC skirt from Missguided

boohoo onesie
Wouldn't be Christmas without a Onesie now would it? 

filofax dupe
You know you're getting old when you're excited about getting an organiser! (This one's from Paperchase)

perfume xmas gift
Smellies, obv!

xmas gift idea
More bathing delights!

naked palette
I finally lost my Naked palette virginity, and got a new MAC shade - 'Flat out Fabulous'

grey goose
The other half knows me so well...

jeffrey campbell nightwalk
My Christmas tradition, a new pair of Jeffrey Campbell's every year!


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  1. love the dress
    http://exitwonds.blogspot.co.uk/

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  2. This dress is so pretty!:) and you won't be unimpressed with the naked palette it's amazing!:)x

    curlsandcometsblog.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I'm so excited to wear it! And yes I keep planning smokey eyes with it, I LOVE it!

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  3. omg the missguided skirt is beautiful, love the skirt and jcs too <3

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  4. I love those shoes, it sounds like you had a ball on the holiday!
    Deejay Speaks
    She Has The Eye

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    1. Haha sure did! Can't wait to wear the shoes!

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  5. Aaah love this, that dress is absolutely stunning and that Mac lipstick is such a nice colour :)
    I agree, I love giving presents, it's the best! Hope you had a lovely day <3

    www.perksofbeingally.blogspot.com X

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  6. Love the Missguided purchases! x

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  7. Love that MAC shade, bet it looks beautiful. Great blog!

    Kylie
    http://beautyineffect.blogspot.com/

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    1. I'll be posting about it soon, keep an eye out! :)

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  8. can't wait to see you style the pink skirt! so fab

    Colour Me Classic

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    1. Keep your eyes peeled, it will be soon! :)

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  9. I stumbled upon your blog and I'm so glad I did! I even went through some of your older posts and found out you're studying fashion design - how's it going for you? :)

    Anyway, congrats on all these lovely gifts! I'll have to admit, my favorite part is *receiving*, hehe. The dress is such a stunner and I myself need a little organizer, yours is adorable. :)

    Lubna | Elle Vox

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    1. I love it thank you! It's very hard work though so if you're interested be prepared for that haha!

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  10. great post! want to see the skirt as well
    xx
    daniella
    simplybeautifulelegant.blogspot.com

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    1. There's a post up with the skirt, feel free to check it out! :)

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  11. could you do a review on the naked pallete? I've wanted it for a while but haven't yet decided whether to go for 1,2 and now 3. :D love your blog by the way

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    1. Thank you! I do plan to, hopefully soon I will post one :)

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  12. You got some lovely presents, I love your new years dress!x

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