Archive | February 2013

Give Me A Bit Of London & Southern France

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I can’t believe I had never been to Topshop Oxford Street before! My last Topshop post wasn’t posted that long ago and was about a dress I got in the sale at Topshop Strand, but that was about the only Topshop I’d ever been in before. When Jaime (boymeetsfashion.com, one of my favourite bloggers) suggested meeting there in the EAT café downstairs, I had no idea how huge it really is. Five floors and about 90,000 square feet with clothes, a cupcake and frozen yogurt counter and a nail bar, a hair salon where you can bleach and colour your hair or get a blow-dry, and the EAT café. It’s their UK flagship store and, according to wikipedia, it’s the largest fashion store in the world! You can spend – at least – a day in there! On the same floor as the EAT café, lowest floor, they have the most beautiful dresses and skirts and blouses. I think they did that on purpose, as a reward for those customers who make it all the way downstairs without giving up before..

There’s a section, right in front of the café, with dresses and skirts by Jones & Jones. Said dresses are featured in this post. I grabbed about 10 of them as soon as I spotted them. I’ve been looking for dresses like these (petticoats, bows, period opulence) for ages (I think I was born in the wrong decade or even century). Thanks so much to the Jones sisters, who are inspired by London street style and Southern France opulence, for creating these pieces of art.

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Giveaway: Gennarino The Bear by Moschino

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Say hello to Gennarino the bear. Isn’t he a little cutie? And guess what.. he’s currently looking for a new home! Gennarino is an iPhone cover/case by Moschino for iPhone 4 and 4S, but also works with other phones (I tried him on a Samsung Galaxy W and it suited him perfectly ;-).

I want to say thanks to all of my (now more than) 100 email subscribers for helping me reach the 100 blog followers goal. This giveaway is a little treat for one of you. And only a tiny bit late for Valentine’s Day! Have you seen the door handles at Moschino on Conduit Street, London or at another Moschino store? Really LOVEly heart door handles!

If you want to give Gennarino a new home, all you have to do is:

Follow my blog via email or on bloglovin’ and/or follow me on Twitter (@SarahBogott) and leave a comment on this post. The winner will be chosen and contacted by me, so don’t forget to give me an option to contact you!

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Outfit Post – Red Riding Hood on Primrose Hill

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Primrose Hill is such a lovely place. It’s perfect for a little walk and a nice view of London, and, if you’re lucky, you’ll spot one or two celebrities in ‘London’s Beverly Hills’. Situated between Belsize Park and Camden Town, living in Primrose Hill is pretty convenient I guess. Quiet, lots of green spaces, lovely little cafés and shops. On my way from Camden Town to Belsize Park (they have the best Starbucks ever there; cosy, big and not too many people!), I went to Primrose Hill for a little outfit shoot for my blog with a coat I got in Camden the day before. Thanks to my friend Lisa for taking the pictures.

Usually you’ll find me in shops such as ‘Vanilla’ in Camden, not in the dark gothic stores along the High Street. But as my mission was to find a coat, I thought I’d have a look inside because I’d seen some great coats on the website of ‘Hell Bunny’. And sure enough I found the perfect coat! It’s cute, in my favourite colour (red), with fur and buttons and bows. And it’s warm! I didn’t yet know that a coat can look so chic AND be warm..both at the same time! Amazing, isn’t it?! The dress I’m wearing in these pics is from Orla Kiely for Uniqlo.

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