Boohoo Launches New children’s Wear Line: Boohookids

Shopping appears to be the number one past time for many but I am finding that my work commitments are so high that I don’t get much time to go to stores and browse like I used too.  I’m not complaining I set my own work load so only have myself to blame when I have no time left for myself after writing my reviews, spending ages taking photos, cooking, tidying and cleaning, helping the mini ones with homework, going here and there to activities etc.  I am slowly beginning to see the way forward for myself is to buy more products online.  My goodness the time it saves is wonderful and they make it so easy to send items that don’t quite fit back that you can’t really go wrong.

I was aware that Boohoo did a range of adults clothing having been around and watching them grow over the years but but recently they launched Boohookids.  It’s great to have a stylish kids brand literally at my fingertips especially as I have 2 little fashionistas and my little man is beginning to get fussy about what he wears too.  Now as Christmas is coming up I realised my youngest didn’t have a party outfit, opsy, silly me so I took a look over on the Boohoo kids site and found the dress section as she is such a girly girl that nothing other than a dress would do.  I was amazed at how much choice there was, it was simply fantastic and I am going to admit we sat and looked through the dresses together for a considerable length of time which was quite nice and she was allowed to pick out a dress of her choice.  Now clearly this little Miss has fabulous taste as she looks stunning in the dress she chose (even if I do say so myself).  The dress itself has a nice soft and smooth texture and is the perfect colour for parties, don’t forget she IS going to dress this up with the obligatory bling that every female loves to wear, get mummy to paint her nails and grab a handbag to finish the outfit and keep her cosmetics in (told you she was girly).

Girls Bardot Open Shoulder Skater Dress

£12.00

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I did get the next size up from my daughters actual size as I was unsure of the sizing so here it is on my eldest who is 8.  Interestingly it seems to fit both girls.

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My eldest really needs more casual clothing in her wardrobe.  Having been so busy i didn’t realise how little she had so this day wear dress (below) was perfect, she loved it the second it appeared on the computer screen and from the moment it arrived and was given a quick wash she was in it.  It was tricky prising her out of it to get her pj’s on.  Clearly I need some more exciting pj’s.  We loved the style of this dress as it’s not only comfy but also cute.

Girls Knitted Heart Print Swing Dress

£12.00

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Then for the shoes.  My youngest liked these:

Girls Shimmer Bow Ballet Shoes

£6.00

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They were perfect to add a lovely Christmassy sparkle to the outfit and seriously if my eldest could decide what she wanted I would have ordered a pair for her too.  She is apparently an Imelda Marcos wanna be as she liked a considerable number of the shoes on the site.  We will need to rethink our approach to that one lol as I don’t have that much space for shoes.

I was extremely pleased to hear that Boohoo has launched this great children’s range and what was quite shocking for me was the reasonable price of items.  Honestly, I thought that Boohoo would be far more expensive so I was extremely impressed.  I also loved the next day delivery option which was so handy.  I ordered on the Wednesday evening and by Thursday evening the parcel was in my hands.  Great for last minute parties and if you discover like I did that certain areas of the wardrobe were lacking items you can get it rectified with minimal effort and at a fabulously fast speed too.  I did look on the site for items for Mr Squishy but it appeared they didn’t have anything for his age but the good thing is that now I know how great a service and how good a quality the clothing is I won’t hesitate to shop from there for my little man and maybe even my big man if he allows it (he thankfully has a mind of his own and a mediocre dress sense).

Have you shopped from Boohoo or Boohookids yet?

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The Perfect Pair of Boots for Autumn / Winter 2016

As many of you know I am very much into my boots.  Now that the season is changing yet again I think we will all agree that we have stepped into boot season (pun intended).  Boots can vary from place to place in quality and of course this will influence their appearance, feel and durability.

Have you ever found that one pair of boots and known you simply had to have them; that perfect pair of boots that goes with a range of outfits (always a bonus), feels so comfortable that you feel like you are walking on air, look beautifully stylish and also give you great support when you walk?  I can safely say that before last week I myself hadn’t.  A fortunate turn of events led me to discover Morlands Glastonbury, a company that specialise in creating gorgeous, great quality sheepskin products from boots, to slippers, gloves, scarves and even a super cute fluffy teddy!

I ordered some Sheepskin boots and they were delivered to me last week.  The boots they arrived exceptionally fast which is always a great sign.  On opening the box I was impressed at how much care had gone into packaging the boots to ensure they arrived in great condition.  They were perfectly wrapped and had been packed in a way that they wouldn’t lose their shape.  As I lifted the paper to look at the boots I was immediately overjoyed at the thought that I may had just found the perfect boots for this Autumn season.  The second my hand touched the first boot to lift it out I was aware of the superior quality of this product.  Incredibly soft to the touch and that was just the outer part.  Inside the boots you are greeted again with further softness.  Until you try on these boots for yourself you couldn’t imagine how they might feel but to give you an idea it’s as if your feet are given a warm hug by a cloud, it is simply incredible.  Once on there is no way you are taking these babies off me, seriously it’s like trying to share the food from my plate, never advisable purely for your own safety.  I’d feel perfectly comfortable strutting my stuff on the catwalk wearing these beauties as they are are superb example of stylish boots.

Tara Boot from Morlands Glastonbury

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The best thing is these boots are versatile and can be paired with various outfits which just adds to my excitement.  These simply go with almost anything except more formal wear but otherwise you are probably covered with these plus they are also available in black!!!!

Check out my video here and get a closer look:

 

The rubber sole provide a great grip, perfect for walks in the Autumn on slippery damp leaves and also great for the winter months that bring with them ice and snow.  The soles are flexible so they are easy to walk in and there is a slight heel adding to the femininity of the boot.  The boot has been lined with natural sheepskin giving it a super soft feel and adding a light padding to the inside of the boot.

These would look great with jeans, leggings, jegging and of course my favourite type of clothing other than footwear; dresses!

Couldn’t you see yourself walking down the street looking fabulously chic in a pair of the Tara boots in either black or brown and any of the following dresses from Boohoo!

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What do you think of my fabulous new boots?

These Boots were made for Walking

George at Asda seem to be on a roll at the moment.  I found another pair of boots to keep me warm on the freezing cold winter mornings that I have to drag myself out of bed to do the dreaded school runs.  This time the boots I opted for were these black knee high faux suede, faux fur trim boots.

DSC01464 DSC01467Lovely aren’t they ladies, ok that’s enough this pair is mine.  Guess what they were £30 but have now gone down to £15 so are definitely worthy of FAB FIND status!!!  Just to add they also come in brown.

 These boots feel loose and soft (when you are wearing them) and are perfect for a relaxed and casual styled outfit.  They are simple to style as you can slip them over some leggings or skinny jeans or tights, add a nice thick jumper or jumper dress for the finishing touch and you have an outfit that is perfect for braving those cold mornings.  The fur trip can also be turned in if you prefer so technically these are two boots in one and create a slightly different look.

 I thought I would write a mini wishlist and combine these to create a casual yet feminine and sophisticated outfit to suit a large age range.

 I looked to Next for inspiration and I found it, yaaaaaaayyyyyy.  Next had the perfect jumper dresses and a gorgeous coat.

I selected two jumpers from their site that would work perfectly with the boots.

Lipsy Love Michelle Keegan Cowl Neck Jumper Dress

Jumper 1

Boohoo Maria Soft Knit Jumper Dress

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Microfibre Jacket

Coat 1This is not only a trendy ensemble but also an easy one to wear.

I hope you liked my choices.

Sophisticated Ladies Christmas Jumpers for 2015

Wow it’s 45 days until Christmas.  How exciting!!!  It might seem like ages away but now is the time to get that Christmas shopping started if you haven’t already.  Christmas jumpers appear to be getting popular although to be honest you wouldn’t catch me dead in one.  With that said I thought it might be nice to help those that want to track down a great Christmas jumper to save them the leg work (aren’t I lovely) so here are my top 10 Christmas jumpers available for ladies.

I wasn’t expecting to say this but I take it back, not all Christmas jumpers that came up on my search were excessively garish.  With that in mind I have decided to make this post about the more sophisticated Christmas jumpers for ladies available to buy in in 2015.  I could actually see myself wearing some of them like this Emmy Santa’s Coming Christmas jumper from Boohoo, who doesn’t like the film Elf and what a great idea for a jumper and a bargain at only £15.

Ladies christmas jumper 1This simple John Lewis star jumper gives off that Christmassy vibe perfectly when worn at Christmas yet you could wear it anytime of year thanks to the great design that doesn’t exclude it from general wear.  A bit pricier at £49 but this isn’t just seasonal wear.

Ladies Christmas jumper 2Next up this cute long jumper from George, it’s festive yet simply adorable and well worth £16.

Ladies Christmas jumper 3This ASOS Christmas jumper with embellished snowflake is very pretty and looks really warm too.  An inbetweener pricewise at £38.

Ladies Christmas jumper 4Also from ASOS this star embellished dress is another flexible piece that can be worn throughout the year and is therefore a bargain at £45.  Ok, so it’s not a jumper but it can be worn as one.

Ladies Christmas jumper 5This jumper found at both Littlewoods and Very for £25 looks great and works well with jeans and leggings.

Ladies Christmas jumper 7I’m sneaking in another dress which looks great as a dress.  This piece that can be found at both Littlewoods and Very for £35 is guaranteed to sell out fast so you had better grab one soon!

Ladies Christmas jumper 6This Christmassy yet very understated jumper from ASOS is only £22 and combined with some leggings or dark skinny jeans and a bit of sparkle this has the potential to be part of a great outfit.  I love the colour of it and the cute bows give it that hint that it’s a Christmassy jumper but don’t scream it’s Christmas!!!!

Ladies Christmas jumper 8This jumper dress priced at £20 from prettylittlething gives you the option of wearing it as either.  With a festive colour and message this can be worn with long boots or with bootcut jeans or leggings.

Ladies Christmas jumper 9Last but not least this knitted jumper with a faux fur trimmed hood from Lipsy priced at £38.  Feminine and warm it’s the perfect thing to weather on a cold winters day.

Ladies Christmas jumper 10I hope you all liked my jumper / dress (lol, I couldn’t help myself) choices.  I am so impressed by what I found that I may be getting some of these myself.

Happy shopping.

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