Sunday, 27 August 2017

CYPRUS TRAVEL DIARIES

So as you might know if you follow me on Instagram, I went to the beautiful Cyprus this summer, in the district of Paphos. It was the most amazing holiday and everyday when I see the horrible English weather, I'm wanting to be back more and more. I thought I'd put together a little travel diary of my time there, for people who are hoping to go there, or for those of you who want to dream of being somewhere else.

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Tomb of the Kings

Tomb of the Kings is a historical necropolis that dates back to 4th century BC where the rich and important were buried. Wondering around here with the rich history and beautiful views was such a nice day out.

For my outfit, I picked something very minimal to walk around in the hot Cyprus sun. I wore these high-waisted shorts from Weekday with this Brandy Melville top and wore this must-have hat for blondes if you want to avoid a red scalp! (which is unfortunately sold out, find a similar hat here) These stand out sunglasses (which are sold out too, find similar styles here and here) did make me feel a bit of a diva, that's why I love them! I wore some super comfy Reebok trainers that match the top and were suitable for lots of walking.


I attempted to do a cool hairstyle since I am usually so lazy with my hair and wanted to add something extra to this simplistic outfit. It kind of failed due to the lack of bobby pins I brought on holiday and the fact that I'm terrible at hair, but I still like the way it turned out. A bonus about this hairstyle was that I could still wear a hat, it was out of my face and it kept my long hair out of the way. I followed the amazing YouTuber Kayley Melissa's video which you can watch here!







Exploring Peyia

Me and my boyfriend decided to wonder into Peyia and explore the local area. We came across this beautiful painted wall that resembled a landscape. For my outfit; I wore the same hat, Sunglasses from Tiger, the top was from Tesco (such a good deal!), shorts from Weekday, a bag from a small market in France and shoes from Pavers.











Art Gallery, Paphos Harbour Castle

Located by some beautiful views of the sea, there is an interesting art gallery in Paphos Harbour Castle. This historic site has lent itself to local artists and their work which are exhibited in this beautiful building. At the top of the building you get amazing views of the sea and of Peyia.

I wore this amazing top from Asos that was so good for keeping cool, along with the same hat, sunglasses, shorts, shoes and bag. With a statement top like this, you can completely change up an outfit and it helps you to bring less clothing when you have a small luggage allowance!







The Best Part of the Trip

To end this amazing trip, Adem and I went on a sunset ride along the coast at George's Ranch in Paphos. Having loved and ridden horses since I was younger, but never been able to ride abroad, this was the best part of the trip! The ranch was filled with beautiful well-kept horses and the people there were so lovely, they even let me ride on my own at the end. I definitely recommend visiting there for a ride if you go!





Hope you enjoyed this travel diary! 
Watch out for my next post which is a summer lookbook from Cyprus!

Friday, 11 August 2017

ZAFUL - SUMMER WISHLIST

Today I'm going to be writing about the brand Zaful who I have decided to collaborate with after the amount of attention they have received recently, notably for its on-trend designs and really affordable prices. After seeing bloggers on Instagram and YouTube wearing really chic outfits and I discovered it was Zaful, I had to try them out!
In this blog post I have designed some outfits that include my top summer picks from Zaful and how I would style them. Keep a look out for a future post where I'll be receiving their clothing and seeing if they live up to the hype.


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**Note: items on Zaful often very quickly sell out, but they will restock and they have plenty of other items similar!

Outfit 1



Top £9.26                                                            Jeans £15.81                                                     Mules £25.30

This outfit incorporates summer trends in a simple city chic style. Mules have been everywhere this season, but can usually be pretty expensive, however these velvet mules are not only unique with the beautiful stitched detailing, but also come at a high street price. I chose these high-waisted jeans with a loose fit to go with the cropped top and I loved the modern side detailing that gives a bit of edginess to this feminine outfit.


Outfit 2




Dress £11.86                                                    Bag £17.86                                           Sunglasses £6.04 


If like me, you are constantly seeing the classic Channel bag and other notable designers such as Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent create simple cross body bags that instantly elevate an outfit, but can't afford those huge price tags, here is a perfect dupe from Zaful! I chose this bag in a blush pink colour as a different take on this style of bag. To compliment the bag, I added some simple round sunglasses and this gorgeous bodycon dress for an easy throw-on outfit.



Outfit 3



Dress £14.23                                                Sunglasses £5.16                                    Shoes £25.84


Inspired by holiday vacations and warmer climates, I chose this off-the-shoulder printed dress that is perfect for summer. I paired it with these white pumps and yellow sunglasses to keep up with this seasons trends. Check out other similar white dresses here!



Disclaimer: I have been asked to create a wishlist and provide links, but all outfits are created by me and opinions are my own.