Friday, 11 January 2013

Soooooo excited!

LACE FLARES: c/o Plndr
TANK DRESS: American Apparel via ASOS, £10.50 (sale)
GOLD NECKLACE: Car boot sale, 50p
CREEPERS: New Look, £24.99
LIPSTICK: Collection 2000 8 Cherry Pop, £2.49

I'm sure you've all seen the beautiful tiger sweater by Kenzo floating around the blogosphere... You're looking at upwards of £150 for the real thing, but they sold out so fast and of course they are now going for £300-£500 on eBay! Insane. But Lucy saves the day and as always, a few fakes have popped up on eBay for prices that us poor people can actually justify. This green one is nearly identical to the real thing and is suprisingly really great quality! There are quite a few different colours on eBay at the moment, check out these: green or black/yellow/red speckle. Go go go before they're all gone! You can thank me now :)

In other news, ME AND MY BOYFRIEND MOVE IN TO OUR FIRST HOME TOMORROW! Officially it is his house but of course i'll be there all the time, cooking, cleaning, and being the perfect little house wife ;) We are sooo excited and i'm extremely happy for him, he has worked so hard at his new job and it's finally paying off, he will have a cute little home to call his own. He has been spending hundreds on homeware, who knew you needed SO much stuff to start a new home?! So many things we didn't even think about, like a toaster, utensils, a hoover, dishwasher tablets, a mop and bucket! He wants it all perfect straight away and there's no talking him out of it, so everything is piled up in my living room (he lives with me and my parents at the moment) waiting to be taken there tomorrow. 

I plan to start doing home interior posts, I LOVE reading other home-y blogs and I can finally use all those little ideas i've been pinning on my "Home Interior" board on Pinterest ;). This weekend we plan to decorate the living room (it's bright pink?! WHY) and disinfect and clean EVERYTHING AND EVERYWHERE (i'm a bit OCD with other people's germs... bleach bleach bleach kill every little bacteria!). We can't really get settled until next week, as the Sky man doesn't come till Monday to install TV/phone/internet, and our gorgeous sofa doesn't arrive til Wednesday! So for now I don't know where we're gonna sit. But I am so excited I could scream!

We're off to Ikea now with a van, to buy our bed and a few other pieces of furniiii. (Does the word "furni" remind anyone else of Habbo Hotel? LOL miss that even though I spent hundreds of pounds on it).




Sade said...

Sweet Jumper! And yay to you and your Boyfriend! That is sooo cute ^.^


Hola Bambi said...

Love that jumper , good luck in your new home xx

Philippa-Chloe said...

Congrats and good luck with your new home :) xx

Gemma Talbot said...

Lovely jumper, I would be excited about this at that price! Xx

Georgia said...

I literally love your home pinterest board! I can't wait to decorate my own little home in September!

Toots Lightbody said...

eeeee that jumper is so cute!! i want one but I'm not sure if i will get bored of it since i never wear much colour :/!

I'm excited for you about your house!! it's gonna look so cute if you have anything to do with the interiors, ee!

omg I giggled at the habbo hotel comment!!! i was literally obsessed with getting furni and habbo credits haha! always had to have habbo club too (i sound like such a geek but oh well)


em said...

the jumper was a great find and those lace flares work so well! such amazing style lucy!
good luck on the move <3

Emma xo

Shabna said...

HAHAHA furni I love you! I still remember the talk I got from my parents asking how their bills were getting so high haha!

Looove the jumper! Good luck with the move, ahh so exciting! xx

Amy said...

Love love love the jumper! Good Luck with the move and everything, sounds pretty exciting :)

Ahahahaha, the furni comment made me laugh so much! Totally true. Ah, Habbo Hotel, aka my whole life when I was like 13!


Charmaine Cowland said...

love the jumper, and good luck with your new house!
can't wait to see home decor video's! x

Emma MacDonald said...

Hey love,

I run a fashion law blog, and, like you, I would love to be able to afford a Kenzo sweater, but I think it's important that people know what the cons of buying fake clothes are. Don't get me wrong, this is not an attack on you at all, I just want to alert you to how buying fake goods has many bad consequences.

Most people think that it's just the original designer or brand that sufferes, but buying fake goods isn't as harmless as most people think. By buying fake goods, it's more than likely that you are funding serious organised crime such as people-smuggling, prostitution, drug trafficking and sometimes even terroris.

As well as this, fake goods are made by children in factories who are paid a pittance, have no labour rights and work ridiculously long hours. People buying fake goods increases the demand for them, meaning that more sweatshops are opened in order to meet this demand.

It has also been found that fake goods often contain a dangerously high level of a chemical called formaldehyde. Although it is normally used in low quantities to give clothes a permanent pressed effect, in higher quantities it can cause eye and nasal irritation, respiratory problems and cancer.

As if all that wasn't enough, fake goods also damage the economy. They are often smuggled in to the country and therefore import taxes and VAT are not paid on the items.

I absolutely love your blog and your style, but I would urge you to take in to consideration the consequences of buying fake goods yourself, and encouraging your readers to buy them too.

Much love, Bemsy x

christian said...

Loving the kenzo shirt!
SO cool!


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Chelsea said...

Trust you to just casually pull off pants like these! Enjoy your new home - decorating is the best part! I bet Pinterest is your new best friend xx

Tanya said...

Ahh that is so exciting for you and your boyfriend. When I moved to uni I swear I was most excited about buying home decor stuff more than anything else haha x

Tigerlilly said...

Adore that jumper and I need those lace flares in my life.
Happy moving in!! It all sounds so exciting :D x

Ailbhe Conboy said...

The jumper is fab, but I absolutely LOVE those lace flairs!! They look like they'd be so difficult to pull off but you seem to manage it perfectly :) Congrats on the new place too

Natalie said...

Ahhh that is so exciting! Congrats to you both, any chance of a few snaps of what you've done with the place when it's all finished? The jumper is fab too, what a 'barg' haha x

Shradha G Loves said...

Awww congrats on the moving into the new home!
Love the jumper + quilted jacket
so sad that the real is already soon i can't justify 300+ on a jumper:(
S xx

Georgia Smith said...

Good luck on your new home!
Love the jumper, i wish i could pull of a crew neck!

Eda. said...

Eeee so excited for you lovely, good luck with settling in etc. I'm in the process of renovating the house I bought last November, never realised how much money it would swallow up and I've not started with furniture yet. But it's exciting like you said about taking all the interior inspiration you've seen and being able to put different ideas into your own home :)

Congrats lovely and enjoy living together!

Eda ♥

Samantha Sacco said...

Hahah I love that you mentioned Habbo Hotel!!

Sami xxx

Amy said...

HABBO HOTEL oh those were the days... Congrats on the moving, this should be so exiting for you!! Can't wait to be able to decorate my own home. Oh and your hair is looking rather lovely here! xxx

Rosie said...

awesome outfit, love the lace and the creepers


HeartsAndCrosses said...

Oh thats so exciting congrats!! Hope the move goes smoothly for you! Love the lace, its so unique, you look gorgeous


Ava Tallulah said...

That's so exciting about the new house, even if it's technically your boyfriends! I love a good bit of interior design! Can't wait to decorate my own first place.

Love the Kenzo sweatshirt by the way, even if it isn't real haha! No one will ever know...well, except you and us. But shhh :)

Ava Tallulah

Andi Ria said...

Love that jumper and those lace pants are way cool! Best of luck with the new house!

Jacqueline From Da Block said...

LOVE those pants bby
xx Jacqueline

Emily Alicia Mei said...

Love that jumper and those lace flares are amaazing,

Congratulations on the new house! xx

Liberty Georgina said...

OMG habbo hotel! ahahaha, I remember the good old days on there!
Well done to your partner! So exciting to have a blank canvas, to start fresh and make it your own!
I really hope you keep us updated with before and progress/after photos of your interiors and decor!
I love your outfit too! :)
What a lovely way to start 2013! Best of luck to you both!

beewaits said...

Oh the jumper is super cute and love the lace flares. Actual perfect x

Natalie Hale said...

My friends just bought me a fake one too and I love it! Lovely outfit!

Dakota said...

Ahh it sounds all so exciting!
Love the jumper and jacket combo xx

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Jo said...

Looking amaze as always. Literally want your whole wardrobe. You inspired my latest outfit post :) GREAT NEWS on the house!! My boyfriend and I were the same, spent a bloody fortune on shit we didn't realise we needed (ironing boards, iron - to be fair, neither have been used since we moved in em, 2 years ago LOL). Hope the move goes well!!

Jo xx

therawrdrobe said...

love that jumper!

Lauren said...

Aw, I remember how exciting it was to move in with my boyfriend (4 years ago!).
Good luck to you xx

Joanne Christina said...

Ive wanted a Kenzo jumper for so long, THANK YOU.
And good luck with the move.

HerFashionRemains said...

I want those lace pants so bad.
I saw them at Forever21 for 20 bucks.
Ugh, Should have picked them up.

Great outfit!!

megumi said...

OMG!!!!amazing style!!!!
I love all your hair and make up and outfit<3

Lauren said...

Hi Doll!

Lovin the lace trousers and the creepers together! Super wonderful and unexpected contrast!

-Lauren at adorn la femme

nicolina(: said...

awww I'm really happy for you and your boyfriend, it's nice that you guys decided to move into a new house together. I will definitely be checking that ebay jumper out, it looks so much like the original. I love the way you styled it. Have a great day :)x

Hannah Campbell said...

Wow I love your vintage Kenzo sweater copy, will definitely be going on ebay for that! xxx


I love, lOVE your sweater! Congrats on you & your boyfriend moving in with each other! I hope it will be a wonderful experience for you guys!

Katja said...


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Abbie said...

Love the jumper and that you found such a great dupe! Fab lace flares as well! Congrats on the house to, very exciting! xx

effortlesscool said...

I LOVE that sweater, though I'm not sure about how it goes with the rest of the look

XO Sahra

Michelle Mc Donagh said...

Love the jumper

Georgia Snowling said...

:o these lace leggings are amazing! I need to order myself a pair :D

ana said...

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Simona Manole said...

Amazing find with that jumper! Good luck to you and your boyfriend in the new home!

CM said...

Great look! I love the Kenzo jumper! :3

Jessica Close said...

gorgeous make up and hair, just like the amazing Gwen Stefani

Shopaholic said...

wow, total look! :-)

AsherleighR said...

Absolutely love the lace flairs!! I might have to get my lace leggings out again! Your style is inspiring!! Congrats on the new home! I cant wait to see home interior posts!!!xxx

Cuntless Lux said...

I loooove your style! But even more I love a blondie with a red lip!

xoxo Frida

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