Friday, 31 August 2012


I look for inspiration everywhere streets, movies, music, architecture, magazines, sitting in coffee shops, people watching, tumblr, blogs, friends the list is endless! My laptops filled with saved documents of pieces and outfits i love (so much a little box pops up everyday saying i have no disc space left..) 

I think its important we surround ourselves with creativity and people who think out the box, if we dont our style will never evolve and will stay the same forever and isnt that a bit boring?

Here are some of my favourite photos :) hope you enjoy!

Ruth xxxxx


ps heres my tumblr where i spend too much of my time..

Friday, 24 August 2012

Floral jacket

Jacket- H&M Conscious Collection 
Dress- New Look (charity shop)
Bag- New Look
Shoes- Office
Jewellery- gifts


Well its actually supposed to be a top that zips at the back but I prefer it as a jacket. It does sit slightly weird sometimes due to it not technically being a jacket but hey ho. I got it in Denmark when I was over and its part of their conscious collection, which to sum up is clothing made in the greenest possible way. Theres a bit more about it here.

This dress used to have a sheer sleeve on one arm but I cut that off because..

1) I wanted a new dress but didnt want to buy a new one
2) I needed material for one of my uni projects

killing 2 birds with 1 stone. 

Ive really used this clutch too much that the clasp has broken.. not too handy buut I hide the chain inside and use it as a clutch so it doesnt really matter if it doesnt shut properly, well thats my justification of that..

Happy weekend everyone :)

Ruth xxxxx

Sunday, 19 August 2012

Aztec and love hearts...

Shirt- Forever21 hand-me-down
Skirt- H&M (charity shop)
Shoes- New Look
Bag- Accessorize
Necklaces- charity shop
Belt- Vintage

How cool is this shirt? My old flatmate gave it to me/i stole it out of her wardrobe when she was having a clear out and i seriously cant get enough of it. I think its the colour.. or the print.. maybe just both.

This skirt is a bit too young girl for me so I added a big belt, big heels, lots of necklaces and a clutch to try and make it look a little less 'I actually bought this out of H&M kids section' like and more like 'nice skirt' like.

Hope everyones had a good weekend :)

Ruth xxxxx

Tuesday, 14 August 2012

Its my birthday and i'll wear a short dress if I want to...

Dress- Monki
Shoes- New Look
Bag- Topshop 
Watch- Vintage
Bracelets and Ring- Gifts

My friends threw me a wee surprise birthday night out the other day so this was a 'throw together and run out the door' outfit. I really dont like proclaiming to the World its my birthday so black was the perfect choice to blend into the background. And as Karl Lagerfeld once said;

'One is never over-dressed or underdressed with a Little Black Dress'

.. Gads I love Karl. 

I love all things pink, sparkly and feminine so added this coloured bag, pink nails, coral lips and rose ring. The only down side about this bag is that its suede and therefore gets sooo mucky if I put it down anywhere so its either being clenched between my teeth, between my knees or under my arm, slightly awkward but I love it too much not to take it out!

I've pretty much lived in this dress the past few weeks, its a tie around dress buttoned at the front with kimono sleeves. It didnt sit well on the hanger at all, since it wasnt tied at the waist and just looked like a sack, but the sleeves reminded me of Geisha's style and I was feeling brave. In the end, I should really feel brave when im shopping if it picks me up nice dresses like this.

Ruth xxxxx 

Monday, 13 August 2012

Salmon knit

Dress- Primark (charity shop)
Cardi- Topshop (charity shop)
Heels- New Look
Bag- Accessorize
Belt- Vintage
Watch- vintage
Bracelets- gifts

Theres nothing like a comfy t-shirt dress to lounge around in when going to drinks with friends. I've never worn a cardi out before and there were a few comments including 'going to your grans for a cuppa afterwards' and 'is that really a cardi? Are you really wearing a cardi in a club?' but whats the point in fashion if you dont have fun?

Hope everyones dreaded Monday wasnt too bad :)

Ruth xxxxx