Monday, 9 January 2012
And as a bonus, can you say "granny chic" or what? Sexy shower cap from Boots! This look is the downside of an experiment with enriched coconut oil on my hair, left in overnight as a conditioning treatment! I shall be doing a review in a few weeks on whether it actually has made a difference (I am hoping so, I want glossy locks please!).
Also I just wanted to say a big thank you and "Hello" to everyone who has commented and followed my blog since my last post. As I am absolutely full of the January blues at the moment, it really brightens up my day! What is it with January, huh?! ♥
Tuesday, 3 January 2012
I got a Cath Kidston spray flowers dinner set, Womanity by Thierry Mulger, Grey's Anatomy seasons 1-6 boxset, Alice in Wonderland, The Emperor's New Groove, Soap and Glory You Cube, Jamie's 30 Minute Meals, crystal cut wine glasses, Accessorize lingerie, an aromatherapy oil set, an addictaball, a jewellery roll, and all the usual chocolate, socks, face masks, nail care bits, bath and body stuffs! Also this amazing egg basket which I forgot to add!
One of my favourite things I got has to be my Cath Kidston spray flowers dinner set bought for me by my Gran. I actually work at Cath Kidston so I was a bit flabbergasted that she'd managed to sly that one past me (and I have to admit, slightly horrified that she would have spent so much money as I get staff discount) but she reassured me all was not as it seemed (and has not told me much more!).
My boyfriend out did himself this year and bought me the Topshop leather clutch I had been lusting after and finally gave me the handmade Turkish rug we had bought when we were in Istanbul in September (I knew about this one!). We got it from Punto of Istanbul, which is an amazing 500 year old carpet shop. The inside of the building is painted with the most beautiful murals and the rooms seemed specifically designed for showcasing carpets of varying sizes-vast expanses of wood, leather seats and carpets all the way round. We were shown a $90,000 silk rug which had taken over ten years to make-it was just absolutely mind boggling beautiful but only in our wildest dreams something that we could ever afford, so we settled on a green and purple jewel number that had taken over a year to make (and was both a fraction of the size and a fraction of the price). It's stunning and one of my favourite purchases ever. I can see it being a family heirloom in the future! (The pictures below do no justice, I've got to say!)
I really do feel like the luckiest girl ever this Christmas!
did we all have a good one?
Friday, 30 December 2011
Hope you all had as lovely Christmas as I did! I got some really lovely things so I'll be doing a post on those soon. What made my Christmas however, was having all my family round on the same day and enjoying festive music, games and good food! :)
Friday, 23 December 2011
Anyway, apologies, this week has been absolute madness and I've little time to sleep, let alone blog! Working in retail at this time of year is absolutely exhausting (as anyone who does can tell you). Especially as I was working till 10:15 one night and back in again for 8:30 in the morning the very next day! With 30-40 minutes travel either side I had around five hours sleep and was ready to collapse in a heap once I finally got home. However, with that said I am now home for the holidays, caught up on sleep, and looking forward to a cracking Christmas with the family.
I also want to thank everyone who has taken the time to comment and view my blog so far, I really appreciate it! ♥
Off now to wrap my gifts for the family whilst watching Home Alone 1 + 2 back to back. Bliss.
Friday, 16 December 2011
Ring: Birthday present off my parents
Monday, 12 December 2011
My name is Katy, or Katy B. I am a twenty-two year old aspiring fashion designer, student and department shoppe worker hailing from Middle England. I have a lovely boyfriend of four and a half years, and a penchant for design/art/fashion but not necessarily in that order.
Mieux is my pet project, primarily set up to give me something positive to focus my spare time and energy on. A fashion/lifestyle/culture blog I hope to provide original content on a daily basis, although I know with the abundence of fantastic fashion/lifestyle blogs out there that it might be an impossibility! I have lots of ideas, however, and I'm excited to make a start.
As briefly mentioned, Mieux has been created to give me something positive to focus on. I hope that it will give me the outlet I need to feel more positive about my life in general. I want to share things that I love and like and feel inspired by and hope that you do too!