Last week myself and 7 friends flew out to Berlin for a few days to soak up the city and go to Berlin fest… I was both delighted and surprised at the amount we got done aside from the festival itself; nights out, alternative walking tours, vintage shopping, cocktail bars, great restaurants and flea markets to name a few (although, we showed up too late to the flea & it was closed… wasn’t for lack of trying though!).
I had oh-so-great plans to do several shoots but we were so busy that the ended up being the last thing on my mind during the week. Once it came to the weekend I was sure that Id at least get some festival outfit shoots but we were hardly seeing daylight long enough to even grab ‘breakfast’ so it fell by the wayside again. Terrible blogger!
Kimono, & crop, thrifted. Shorts, Zara. Boots, Ebay. Hat & bag, Primark.
1) Parcels from my little Depop shop going out daily. 2) I have a fascination with Tupperware so I insta my packed lunches. 3) Delicate accessories for a night out with the girls. 4) Cafe Italino; lovely little spot in Temple bar.
1) Making chia seed pudding for breakfast. 2) Trying the Generator hostel’s amazing new burger and fries… YUM!. 3) Beckett & Bull’s ‘green eggs and ham’ brunch option, with a bloody Mary, of course. 4) Getting my coffee fix at Wall & Keogh.
1) Making the most of the warm evenings with outdoor jazz. 2) That day’s accessories. 3) Another packed lunch with a vegan emphasis. 4) Talking to interesting people around Dublin.
Well, the days are getting cooler and the nights are getting shorter, summer is officially coming to an end. In mourning of this change which feels too premature, I find myself clinging on to boho festival pieces while I feel I can still wear them without freezing my ass of.
I was only recently enlightened with this oh-so-simple way of wearing a scarf as a kimono & it is undoubtedly adding to the longing I have for more summer days… so many light flowy scarves to be worn, so little time
Ankle boots, ASOS. Scarf (as kimono), thrifted. High waisted jeans, Dr Denim. Fedora, Primark. Moon pendant, Depop. Stone necklace & crop top, DIY. Stone necklace, Bangkok market. Satchel, Dublin flea market.
I haven’t owned a pair of culottes since I was a child but there was something about the grid print on this Monki pair that I just found irresistible.These were actually my first Monki purchase but I am loving their ‘street style meets Scandi-chic’ pieces so Id say it wont be my last.
Simple clean lines and colors were the order of the day it seems on this occasion. I coupled the look with a simple chignon, a hairstyle I have never actually worn before but after seeing one on a girl earlier that day I felt inspired; having my hair pulled off my face felt perfect for the clean look I was going for.
Birkenstocks, Ebay. Dolphin hem crop, Lavish Alice. Clutch, DIY from a Primark handbag. Sunglasses, Dublin flea market.
A friend recently sent me a video depicting all of the different ways in which a scarf can be worn, I have sought out those type of videos before in an attempt to get more use out of my lighter scarves but I had never seen the very simple ‘fold it in half & knot the corners to make a kimono’ suggestion. Needless to say, I was up the stairs rummaging through my scarf collection within minutes.
This gives a new lease of life to huge array of scarves that most of us girls are harbouring in our bedrooms, I am always drawn to the lighter material scarves in pretty prints & colour but they get forgotten about in summer and are rarely chosen over their warmer counterparts in winter. I bought this particular one in Urban outfitters on a trip to New york nearly 7 years ago and, despite being quite regimented about regular closet clearouts, I have held on to it because I liked the print so much; now I have found a way to incorporate it more frequently into my wardrobe as well as any other scarves that I have
Flares, gotten at a clothes swap. Top, H&M. Long gem necklace, thrifted. Stones & coins necklace, Etsy. Moon pendant & fedora, Depop. Satchel, Dublin flea market.
A substantial hangover plus unpredictable wind does not equal to most coherent photo shoot, but, once I’ve gotten it into my head that I want to take some photos, it simply has to be done.
This look is what I wore to the Dublin flea market last week with friends, we followed it up with a trip to the soul picnic in Merrion square to make the perfect relaxing Sunday.
Birkenstocks, Ebay. Pleather skirt, H&M. Denim shirt, 9 Crow street. Leopard tee, Zara. Bag, Primark. Watch, Michael Kors
I rarely leave for a night out in enough time to catch some daylight but, on this occasion I started my evening with dinner before I hit the tiles with my friends. Seeming as there were still some rays shining, it only made sense to get a little shoot in
It can be hard to dress for a night out dancing when it starts with an evening meal; you don’t want to be overdressed for one or underdressed for the other. Black is always a good basis for any outfit but especially for an occasion to bring you from day to-night, throw on a flowing kimono & some delicate accessories and voila… you’re ready for anything.
Jeans, Zara. Kimono & cami, thrifted. Watch, Michael Kors. Boots, Depop. Body chain, Ebay. Belt, given to me by my mom. Earrings, Topshop.