Storms Never Last.

Whenever I’m in need of a pick-me-up all I have to do is listen to some country and I know I’m guaranteed to feel 10000x better. It’s been a while since I’ve checked out live performances at the Grand Ole Opry, but as expected they’ve got loads of great songs just waiting to cheer me up!

Happy Sunday.

alice

xo

Five Favourites Thursday: Fendi April 2016.

I’ve been dying to share these for ages, but decided to hold out until the end of the month for today’s Thursday Favourites, as truth be told, April hasn’t exactly been the funnest or most exciting month. So anyway on to the bags. This month net-a-porter has been turning it out with their selection of Fendi bags and I have fallen head-over-heels with all of them. It’s even gotten to the point where I’ve had to make the conscious effort to stay off the website to stop myself drooling over the bags. My favourites of the Fendi pack is hands down without a doubt the Peekaboo, which at first I didn’t quite understand the design but then out of nowhere randomly started loving the design. The Peekaboo comes in a range of different sizes (my favourite being the micro ones that also double as bag charms) and embellishment details and I’m in love with every single one. My next favourite has to be their small rectangular tote with a small thick strap so the bag stays close to your wrist at all times, as well as a longer shoulder strap. And then finally, who doesn’t love the infamous Baguette? It’s so cute and perfectly sized for any occasion.

PEEKABOO

        

PEEKABOO

        

PEEKABOO

        

BY THE WAY

        

BAGUETTE

        

You can always trust net-a-ports to fill your heart with what’s most important in life – fashion!😛 Happy Thursday.

alice

Put Your Records On.

I’m pretty sure I sing hum this song at least a hundred times a day so it was only a matter of time before it found itself on the blog – but more importantly as a Sunday Soundtrack. So, why now and not before or later? Well for some strange reason I have been humming this song WAY more than usual so I thought a way to relieve myself of that infectious beat was to share it on here. I know my efforts will most likely be futile (I’m currently belting out singing this song right now and I’m sure I’ll be humming this song for the rest of time – even in the afterlife – thanks Corinne) but hey, it’s worth a shot.

This song is seriously just as amazing and life-giving as it was ten years ago! Happy Sunday.

alice

xo

Ain’t It Funny.

Today I’m taking it back to the noughties when JLo and Ja Rule were one of the biggest duets around and I was always so excited to see what new collab they had come out with. I had this song stuck in my head earlier this week so I’ve been playing it for the last few days and reminiscing on those good old days. I say this all the time about songs I used to love when I was younger and thought I could totally relate to. I’m not too sure how a nine year old could really relate to an old love wanting to come back into their lives now that they had moved on, but you know…

Happy Sunday.

alice

xo

Five Favourites Thursday: February and March 2016.

As I didn’t do one of these for February and not a lot has happened this month, I thought I’d do a joint February/March FFT. Not only is today the last Thursday of the month, but it’s also the last day of the month, which always makes these Thursday Favourite posts all the more poignant for me.

PUDDLE OF MUDD

On Sunday my sister and I went to see Puddle of Mudd. Despite all the horror stories we heard about Wes’ recent stage antics, we were still more than excited to go and watch a band that was such a staple in our childhood.

Five Favourites Thursday: February and March 2016

Five Favourites Thursday: February and March 2016

FRIENDS

February was a month full of hanging out with friends and enjoying fun excursions. It’s always great catching up with friends and having a laugh, especially when things aren’t always going right in some areas of life.

Five Favourites Thursday: February and March 2016

Five Favourites Thursday: February and March 2016

Five Favourites Thursday: February and March 2016

FOOD

Is it bad that food was such a highlight of February and March? While it may seem like I’m clutching at straws in an attempt to fill out this list, food really was such a great part of these past two months. Following on from the previous highlight of friendship, I think what made food such a great part of food was who I was with while I was eating it.

BEAUTY BLOG

My beauty blog has been growing steadily and a few weeks ago I surpassed 10 000 page views (none of which were mine!!!!) which was such a great feat and something I was really proud of myself for. I’m still working to creating new content and trying out all kinds of hair and beauty stuff, so make sure you check it out.

diamonds and pebbles title

TV

TV has been especially good these past two months. Suits and HTGAWM finished a few weeks ago, with brilliant storylines up until the finales. Elementary has also been really good for the last couple of weeks and even though Chicago Fire, Chicago Med and Chicago PD have taken the last few weeks off, the episodes have been good, and they’re back now for the final stretch before they finish for this season. I haven’t watched this season of Grey’s Anatomy, Being Mary Jane, The Good Wife or Blue Bloods, but I’m planning on doing a whole binge watching event during the summer.

Happy Thursday!

alice

xo

Olivia’s Casual Fur.

Just when I was saying how Olivia hadn’t appeared on the blog in a while I’m posting two posts in the space of five days. I really wasn’t planning on blogging anything today, but when I saw these pics of Olivia I knew I’d be doing myself a disservice by not sharing. By now we’re all more than aware of how much I look up to OP in terms of her style, so I won’t fawn all over these pics say too much, and will simply just leave the pictures below for you guys.

Style queen: The unusual garment resembled a typical beige fleece across the shoulders and arms, before transitioning to fur around the bust in a bandeau style   Furry nice: Olivia Palermo, 30, put on an eye-catching display as she stepped out in Tribeca, New York, in a lavish fur coat on Sunday

Smart casual: The American beauty kept the remainder of her outfit casual, with some skinny torn jeans and khaki kicks

Part of me is thinking of turning this into an Olivia Palermo style/ Sunday Soundtrack blog but I’m not too sure so we’ll have to wait and see.

alice

xo

 

pictures taken from The Daily Mail.

Back Home.

Doesn’t the beginning instrumental sound like something you’d hear in a Western? Question of the day: do you ever have those days where you feel great but are in the mood for some melancholic music? To answer the question for myself, I definitely do and in fact today just so happens to be one of those days. This song played in last week’s episode of Elementary (which I only watched last night and explains why it’s been in my head/ how I’ve managed to remember it) and there’s something about the music I can’t shake. I love that despite being in such a great mood and looking outside at the equally gorgeous sunshine, there’s nothing I’d rather listen to right now than something grey and gloomy. The video is also visually STUNNING and calming and just all-round perfect. This song is definitely worth a listen so make sure you check it out.

Major sidebar: I can’t be the only one who’s a little thrown by the fact NBC moved Elementary to Sundays, right? Happy Sunday!

alice

xo