Tuesday, 24 February 2015

LFW DAY 2 AW15: OOTD: Colour Block & Grid Print




I started Day 2 of London Fashion week in colour & grid print. Why? Because I love to A) stand out, B) colour makes me happy and C) A statement print. Anything to brighten up a grey day hey. 


Unlike my last stint in colour block in LFW AW14 as seen hereThis season I mixed a cobalt blue wool moto jacket (which I picked up from Gap last year.) Layered over a red polo neck (infact I wore two, which you can see peering through) and teamed with grid print trousers. I accessorised with the Small Michael Kors Selma bag(which btw I love) and black boots. 

Friday, 6 February 2015

Jones at Trip Restaurant and Bar Review





Address: 399-340 Acton Mews, London, E8 4EA
Nearest St: Haggerston
Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri  Lunch -12:00 15:00 /Dinner - 18:00 22:00
Sat Brunch - 10:00 15:00 / Sun 10:00 13.00 
Sunday Lunch 13.00

Jones at Trip from the outside looks like a converted railway arch situated in Acton mews, just off Regents Canal. It's exposed brickwork and canteen style restaurant makes it a great dining experience. The menu offers european seasonal food which is carefully sourced and prepared by Andy Jones.

Jones at Trip is the 2nd instalment by Jones & Sons. Founded by Andy Jones. The first restaurant in Dalston provides a fine dining experience with a classic British seasonally sourced menu.


I was invited along with a friend to the opening night to experience the new menu. The menu on offer is very varied and boasts delicious, affordable options for brunch, lunch and dinner. 

Price range from £7.50 for starter and from £12.50 for main options. Sides are priced at £3.50 each. The menu is fairly affordable. When we was presented with the menu, I loved the sound of the dinner options. For starters I went for Salmon tartare with creme fraiche which was fairly simple and light which left room for my second dish.

I was enticed by the confit lamb belly, lentils, beetroot and goats curd for my main which the meat was cooked to perfection, couldn't fault it. For the side -  Mac & cheese (as I have quite the obsession) again this was pretty good, crispy on the top and creamy in the inside and lastly washed down with a margarita cocktail; while my friend had the grilled squid as a starter, butchers steak and bĂ©arnaise sauce  for main and side of triple cooked chips. 


And finally for dessert I had a sticky toffee pudding with ice cream where my friend opted for a tart with cream; by the end of the meal we was stuffed to the 9s. So that's always good.


Overall the food was of a good quality and standard. The service was quick and efficient despite it being pretty busy. Definitely worth checking out if your in the Haggerston area, great for sit in brunch, lunch, after work drinks and dinner.




Sunday, 4 January 2015

The Houndstooth Coat





Happy New Year Guys.. Hello 2015. I hope you all had a fun filled Christmas whether spending with family, friends or enjoyed some well deserved time off. 


Of lately I have been obsessing over coats, last year saw me picking up more than enough coats. And to be honest you can never have enough.. One for every day of the week. I'd say.. 


Saturday, 13 December 2014

#NextmasWishlist




Hi Guys, Sorry it has been a long while since I've posted on my blog. Apologies once again for being a bad blogger, (sigh) But on the flip side I present you with a Christmas wish list.  Tis the season to be jolly after all, celebrate the birth of Jesus, spend time with family and friends, eat, drink, be merry and all that jazz. 


This list is focused on the goodies I would love from Next. What better way to whip up a #NextmasWishlist and share with you guys.. 


Monday, 27 October 2014

Introducing HJ Manicure



HJ Manicure is created by model/session manicurist who first launched her ethical nail polish range in 2009 with 16 core collection ranges from classic reds & pinks, aquamarines, soft pale tones, creamy pinks to eye popping colours. The polishes are inspired by the fashion industry and are vegan friendly and cruelty free. They are 5 free which means they are  free from preservatives such as Toluene, Formaldehyde, Dibutylphthalate (DBP), Camphor and Resin Formaldehyde which are found in most nail polishes. 


Thursday, 9 October 2014

KHAKI GREEN IS ON THE RADAR..


Khaki Green is on the radar and there is no hiding from this colour. Khaki Green (olive green) has become one of my favourite colours of recent. Balmain and H&M Studio AW14 collection are to blame in a good way of course. Not just assigned to the army/military but all over the catwalks and stores too. This hue can be teamed with absolutely anything, if you don't fancy dressing head to toe then start off by injecting the colour in accessories or nail polish.

1. Jumpsuit: H&M 

2. BSK Bomber Jacket: BERSHKA

3. Uh Oh Roll Down The Window OPI

4. Knitted Jumper: H&M

5. Nike Air Huaraches: OFFICE

6. Canvas Wide Brimmed Hat: ZARA

7. Princess Premium T-bar high shoes: TOPSHOP

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