October Favourites 2016 | Lipstick, TV & Clothing

It’s time for some monthly favourites! Can you believe we’re in November already? And that Donald Trump is actually going to be the next president? The less I say about that, the better…

Heart Necklace

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Last month was me and Morgan’s 5th anniversary together. This necklace was his present to me, and his reasoning for buying it was that he hadn’t brought me a shiny in a while. It definitely lives up to its reason; it is very shiny. I’ve worn this a lot since I was given it, although you wouldn’t notice it since it’s underneath all my clothes. It’s a very special necklace and one that may become the necklace I don’t take off for any reason.

Black Mirror

When my university friend Lexx talked about this show years ago I knew I had to check it out or myself. The first two seasons are dark, gritty, and incredibly true to home in some respects. Now Season 3 is on Netflix and I’ve all caught up. This is probably the best season yet, the first episode Nosedive made me bawl my eyes out afterwards. I was completely drawn into the characters of each episode and a lot of it was very close to home, which is one of the show’s strongest points in my opinion. I am very excited for a new season, but I will make sure to have tissues on standby.

Nature’s Way Alive! Jelly Vitamins*

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After I talked about the Iron Supplement tablets I got last month, I wanted to try something new. I didn’t like the aftertaste of the tablets when I took them, and despite saying they were chewable, chewing them was not recommended. I found these in Holland & Barrett after some browsing and decided to give them a go. They are the yummiest tablets I’ve ever taken. They’re flavoured with strawberry and orange, and have a bunch of goodness in them including biotin, vitamins c, b6, b12, and d. Even though they don’t contain iron, these do give me lots of energy and I enjoy taking them too since they’re so tasty.

Limecrime Velvetine Lipsticks

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I’ve done a complete u-turn on Limecrime recently. I first liked their lipsticks, then I hated them and now I like them again. I probably won’t buy them on a regular basis because of the shady nature of the business, but I added some new shades to my collection that I’d been eyeing up for a while. I got myself Teacup, Rustic & Thistle. I love all of these colours, Rustic in particular. It’s a beautiful earthy red which I am all over at the moment. I love the other colours I got too; it will be fun experimenting with them.

Select D-Ring Jacket Blouse

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I’ve been wearing this blouse to work non-stop lately. I eyed it up in the Select sale and it’s been a office staple in my wardrobe ever since. It’s a simple black blouse that you can tie up or leave open. Putting it on makes me feel like a proper business person, and adds that extra little touch of smart to my daily office job. As it’s black, it can go with literally anything and I feel so confident in myself whenever I wear it.

New Look Coat

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Another item of clothing that makes me feel business like is this New Look coat. My sister has a similar style coat to this and I’ve always admired it from afar. When I saw this coat in the sale, I had to snag it up. It’a a beautiful light grey colour that, like the blouse, goes with anything. It’s not meant to be water resistant, but can add a smart look to any outfit. I’ve been wearing this a lot despite it getting colder, and it makes me feel like I can take on the world. And it has pockets. Things with pockets are amazing

What were some of your favourites in October?

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  1. 18th November 2016 / 4:55 pm

    Love your comment about things with pockets being amazing – I totally agree, and often find women’s clothing doesn’t have enough, if any pockets! What’s up with that?! Do they think only men need pockets?! Black Mirror Season 3 was amazing – Nosedive was definitely my favourite episode!

    • 24th November 2016 / 1:08 pm

      Clothing that has pockets make everything so much better!!! I can’t wait for more Black Mirror now, it’s gotten so good over the past few years! xxxx

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