You know I’ve been all about the novelty handbag since, well, the beginning of time. I snapped a few courses of accessories from New Look pre Fashion Week and the burger bag is one of my favourites. I love to name my clothes and pretty much everything I own, giving an object a personality may sound silly but it makes for really fun styling!
This is my ‘bacon dress’, I found it a few months back lurking within H&M’s mid season sale for just £7. I absolutely love its tomato red colour and scuba style fabric, there’s something about it that reminds me of my favourite breakfast good so of course I needed to match other tasty food groups. What goes with bacon better than a double cheeseburger?! We were on our way to meet our beloved Honey Pop for her first instalment of LFW. It was great to have all three of us together for a day jam packed full of activities! After stuffing ourselves full of all the poached eggs and avocados, we made our way for an afternoon within the glorious Apartment. Situated just a short walk away from Somerset House, the Apartment is a place for bloggers to go recharge, change or just chill inbetween shows and exhibitions. There were mini makeover stations with hairdressers and make up artists on tap for any sort of beauty situation you got yourself into! I took full advantage of the Blow ltd chair and they transformed my low pony into a catwalk ready messy bun in 10 minutes. Can I have one for the house please? The Apartment was exactly that, a penthouse apartment with bedrooms stuffed full of designer brands you could loan or test. I fell for this stunning Navy Trench by Reiss and felt it gave the perfect finish to my outfit, and for 24 hours it was mine. I also landed this stunning watch by Caravelle New York, I love the large bronze face with the thinner strap detail. The lovely ladies at the Apartment made sure it fit just right before we left, all while we stared at the live stream of Topshop Unique for the comfort of a luxury kingsize bed. We met the incredible ladies from ISKO denim who let us pick our favourite pair of jeans within their collection to customise. Instantly I felt a little nervous as my body notoriously HATES jeans, but as soon as I slid on their mid rise straight legs, I was sold. The denim felt soft but sturdy and sat just at my belly button, as I get so much wear from my busted customised jeans (which are ACTUALLY falling apart now) I thought I would go for another distressed look. I wanted rips from high up the thigh and a raw edge around a slightly cropped ankle. They were finishing each pair with a personalised monogram on by the right front pocket so it had to be FYB in orange. We had to fly home before collection so I cannot wait to see the full finished result soon! After fully recharging we ‘stepped into the map’ on our way to the Aspinal Gifting Lounge to check out their latest collections. I am a huge fan of the way Aspinal infuses technology within their designs – chargers built into your handbag? Hello?! – but the Marylebone had to be my top choice for LFW. It’s sturdy shape and classic monochrome colours give a touch of class to any look. After a glass of prosecco and a LOT of swooning we headed back to Somerset House for a presentation by Edeline Lee. This is why I love presentations more than Fashion Shows these days. Edeline Lee set up 6 different photo shoot sets, with models working their magic as journalists and bloggers walked around them. With make-up artists and hairdressers touching up as if in a real shoot, this was the perfect way to showcase Lee’s sleek and feminine collection. We rounded
off the night with a celebration of one of the best things to come from Scotland – Hope Street Magazine. If you have not graced your eyes across Hope Street’s pages yet you are certainly missing out. Imagination knows no bounds with this magazine with jaw dropping photography meets thought provoking editorials headed by Scottish Art Director and Make-up artist – and Betty & Bee neighbour, Sara Hill. With print media becoming a dying breed, theres nothing I love more than having a good quality magazine in your hands and Hope Street Magazine make every single page is frame worthy. You can buy your copy here, what is your favourite magazine at the moment?