January- Lady in the Red (…Tracksuit)

Just a few years ago if you were seen wearing a tracksuit heading into a restaurant, bar or any other place (besides the McDonald’s drive through), you would probably been the subject of ridicule. That, or have people wondering if you were having a bit of a breakdown. Thanks to the socio-economic group ‘The Chav’, the tracksuit seen anywhere outside the sporting world was a sign of severe lack of style and fashion sense for the everyday girl.

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Women’s Irremovable Connection to Scrutiny: Looking at Alicia Keys’ choice to give up make up

Legendary artist Alicia Keys has recently grabbed media attention due to her decision to attend various glamorous events and award shows wearing not a drop of make up.  Some, may consider this a brave move considering the enormous pressure women (and men) have on the world’s stage to look immaculate, and the media coverage of her decision is evidence of its irregularity. Keys has stated that it has been a very personal decision about self acceptance and self love. Through her example, she would like to see a ‘revolution’ amongst young women who can accept a version of themselves free from expectation and pressure. However, despite stating that this decision was personal rather than reflecting a societal trend, Keys has nevertheless been thrown into discussions of ‘trends’ and ‘fashion statements’ and ultimately judgement, contradicting the exact reasons why she states to have ditched the make up in the first place.

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Street Style Series (1)

Welcome to my new  ‘Street Style Series’ log- a way for me to document and collect in a gallery style way my favourite styles and outfits of each month and a half. I don’t like to bombard my Instagram with too style shots (famous last words…) so here is a more dedicated way to include various photos of the same outfit without causing eye rolls from my friends… Have a scroll down to see a few of my outfits which show how I have started to cope with the turn of the season. Keeping in line with my style preferences, these outfits feature mainly high-street and vintage items from a variety of shops and locations. Let me know what you think in the comment section below!

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*Exploring Bath* JESSYLAW x LAMODA pt.2

I’ve said it before, I’m saying it now, and I’m sure I’ll say it a million times more. But I just love LAMODA! So it is with joy that I share with you guys my LAMODA collaboration, part 2! Featuring little me, the city of Bath, and a few of my new favourite accessories. If you’re looking for affordable fashion accessories online then you need to check out LAMODA!  right away as there just isn’t anywhere else out there dedicated to giving you the latest on trend accessories at such an affordable price.  For this outfit, I decided to try something little different than my usual look. I went for a more classy look compared to my usual streetwear style, very appropriate considering the upmarket settings of the city.

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My trip to Prague: Working abroad

There are many perks of working for a universal travel company. Getting discounted flights, deals on hotels/ hotel packages and being part of an industry which has the primary aim of bringing happiness to it’s customers are a few of the benefits. I would have to say though, the best part which I have experienced is the opportunity to connect with people all over the world. Through having offices worldwide, we work daily with teams in North America, Asia and beyond, enabling us to make professional and personal relationships with people from all over. Because of this and the industry itself, we are encouraged to visit these offices and explore the company and all its facets.

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JESSYLAW x MISSGUIDED Faux Leather Jacket

Now, I have been searching for the perfect Faux Leather Jacket for what feels like a lifetime. So, you can imagine just how happy (and relieved!) I was to stumble across this beaut online. From the ever popular online store Missguided, I eagerly waited the arrival of this jacket, preparing myself for the possibility that it might not actually be what I had been searching for all this time. I have to be honest.. this jacket blew all my preconceived hopes and dreams (lol) out the window. It’s not just what I have been looking for, its more.

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