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blogging on thisischichi.co.uk since Jan 2012!

SS16 LFW Highlights: Everyday Maximalism

Spring Summer 2016 is teaching the world how to do everyday maximalism and with sequins, metallics and psychedelic graphics in 60s inspired prints London proved it was leading the way. You may have seen the maximalism trends on the runway for … Continue reading

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Scarf Print & Vintage Denim

This scarf print & pom pom skirt is going to be one of my summer staples as it goes so well with white blouses and shell tops for a bohemian feel or with block colour crops like this minty blue … Continue reading

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Dusty Pink Kimono & Gypsy Blouse

I visited the V&A museum, London for the Alexander McQueen Savage Beauty exhibition (which will have a post of its own so keep checking). The museum’s courtyard of 19th century architecture and tropical foliage made for  a lovely place to eat … Continue reading

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DIY 90s Rave Costume

As an interjection to my mini blogging hiatus (due to exams) I thought I’d share with you how I pulled together a costume for a party with the theme of ‘nineties rave’. It was a very well chosen theme considering … Continue reading

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Grungey Birthday Makeup Wishlist

Its my birthday in a week and at this current moment in time there are so many makeup products that I am lusting over so I compiled together a wishlist. There seems to be an accidental theme of dark and … Continue reading

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Liebster Award

In the past couple of days I’ve recieved the Liebster award twice from Street or Chic and The Chic Times Magazine. Firstly thank you to both these bloggers and also a little thanks to twitter as this is an example of the many … Continue reading

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DIY Plaid Pinafore

I’m trying to bring thisischichi.co.uk back to the niche that I started it with originally and focus more on fashion from a design and artistic practice perspective than a styling one. Therefore you’ll being a lot more runway reports (such … Continue reading

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Valentino Pre-fall 2015

Maria Grazia Chiuri and Pierpaolo Piccioli at Valentino are constantly leaving me with a sense of bewilderment and astonishment, and I could not name you a collection under Valentino that has disappointed me (fingers crossed for autumn/winter 2015!). Although we’ve had the … Continue reading

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How to Style a Velvet Kimono Jacket

I’ve been wanting to share with you all this kimono ever since I bought it. Its from Peekaboo Vintage’s concession stand at the Topshop in Oxford Circus. I fell in love with their rack as soon as I saw it … Continue reading

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DIY Garter

This is a super easy DIY but so effective. Essentially all you need is elastic, scissors and something to sew with: either a machine or needle and thread. However a measuring tape can be added to the list for all … Continue reading

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