Thursday, 26 February 2015

STREETSTYLE STALKIN

ALL IMAGES BY TOMMY TON FOR STYLE.COM

Whilst I've been a little too busy lately to catch up with many of the shows from AW'15 fashion week this month. I have managed to keep my eye on the inspirational streetstyle that is always so vividly present at this time of year...

Happy Thursday!

Domonique


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Friday, 13 February 2015

HIGH FIVE FRIDAY

1. Darjana
The slides trend is firmly sticking around for another Spring/Summer season and whilst currently being huddle under a blanket due to the bitter UK winter I decided to get my hunt on for the hopefully warmer months ahead. I discovered this jewelled drenched pair via Nasty Gal and realised how easy they would be to create yourself? 
A CUP OF JO: Whipped Cranberry Porridge
2. You're Whipped
Don't shoot the messenger, but I'm here to offer a little gentle reminder; whether your single, in a relationship, married or dating Valentines should and can be celebrated. No matter what my status is I always like to enjoy February 14th. It's not just a couples holiday, if you're single why not take some time out for yourself, relax, unwind and enjoy activities that you love and make you feel good (this can even be as simple as snuggling with your favourite movie and a pizza or spending some time in the kitchen baking your favourite cupcakes). Me? Well I'll be kick starting the day off with some appropriately pink porridge, this particular flavour is cranberry (which I cant eat) so I'll be substituting with some raspberries and strawberries. Find the recipe by A Cup Of Jo here. She also shares her own thoughts on the Valentines...
Make a Ginger Detox Bath Soak with basic ingredients found in your kitchen to help ward off the lingering effects of a cold! | See more about detox bath soak, detox baths and bath soak.
3. Soak & Shine
Is it just me, but when you've had a particularly long or stressfull week it can sometimes stick with you well into your weekend? Well I may just have discovered a cure to banish those negative energy sucking feelings that you can't seem to shake. All it requires is a Friday night, hot bath and this homemade Ginger detox soak via Tried and True. Not only will you feel amazingly relaxed after but I can almost guarantee that you'll sleep well ensuring you're ready to take on the weekend ahead. 
4. Stack Em High
Yes, another food entry but I mean c'mon how could I not mention that next Tuesday will be Shrove Tuesday which in turn indicates the arrival of Pancake Tuesday. I usually leave my pancakes for dessert in the evening but this year I'm kick starting it early at breakfast. The difficulty will present itself in the flavour choices, do I opt for blueberry buckwheat pancakes? Raw Cacao pancakes? Banana cinnamon swirl pancakes or traditional lemon crepes? 
5. Quote of the week 
Even when things don't seem to be working out and that goal or ambition seems further away more than ever. You must have hope and believe that even when the chips are down, miracles can happen. 


Happy Friday!

Domonique


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Thursday, 12 February 2015

GENDER GAME

#OliviaDavid by #NaomiYang For #VogueTaiwan February 2015
Gender Game: #OliviaDavid by #NaomiYang For #VogueTaiwan February 2015
#OliviaDavid by #NaomiYang For #VogueTaiwan February 2015
#OliviaDavid by #NaomiYang For #VogueTaiwan February 2015
#OliviaDavid by #NaomiYang For #VogueTaiwan February 2015
#OliviaDavid by #NaomiYang For #VogueTaiwan February 2015
#OliviaDavid by #NaomiYang For #VogueTaiwan February 2015
Gender Game: #OliviaDavid by #NaomiYang For #VogueTaiwan February 2015

If I could transport every single look from this editorial taken from the February issue of Vogue Taiwan shot by photographer Naomi Yang  into my closet I would be one happy lady. Every single piece is the right balance of simple, laid back sophistication and I cannot get enough.

Domonique


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Monday, 9 February 2015

NEW NEUTRALS

#MishaHart by #DavidDunan for #GlamourUK March 2015
The New Neutrals: #MishaHart by #DavidDunan for #GlamourUK March 2015
#MishaHart by #DavidDunan for #GlamourUK March 2015
#MishaHart by #DavidDunan for #GlamourUK March 2015
#MishaHart by #DavidDunan for #GlamourUK March 2015
#MishaHart by #DavidDunan for #GlamourUK March 2015
#MishaHart by #DavidDunan for #GlamourUK March 2015

Representing some home grown Scottish talent on the blog today with beautiful Glaswegian model Misha Hart for the March issue of Glamour UK. 

Shot by photographer (and personal favourite of mine)David Dunan and impeccably styled by Rebecca Corbin-Murray

Happy Monday! 


Domonique

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Friday, 6 February 2015

HIGH FIVE FRIDAY

1. Did It Better
Let's all take a moment to appreciate Christopher Lee Sauve's tshirt designs. Without a doubt you will find nothing like them anywhere else and that's what makes them (in my opinion) cult classics. This epic print comes from his "90s Boy's Did It Better Tee" Grab one of your own here. P.s Ten point's if you can spot James Van Der Beek...

Why spend a fortune on a vase when a hollowed-out pineapple looks this good? #DIY
2. Pretty As A Pineapple
Patiently currently waiting for Winter to get the hint and Spring to make an appearance so I can start enjoying the countdown to summer and all the outdoor festivities it brings. First on my list will be to create this pineapple vase, I mean c'mon how genius is this idea via Sugar & Cloth!? You get to indulge in some delicious fruit and create the prettiest table centrepiece to wow your guests. Win/win.
3. Form of Art 
Having a home office can have it's positives but occasionally you encounter the negatives. For example getting distracted mid email to contemplate a new gallery wall (a scenario that was pretty repetitive this week) which eventually leads to multiple online interior searches. To say I'm sorry I opened that first tab would be a lie because I wouldn't have stumbled across this amazing collection of wall art over on Pinterest. 
4. Addicted To You 
Incase I've never expressed my chocoholic tendencies before here on the blog (surely impossible) I'd like to declare it right here, right now. Again with so many intolerances fulfilling my daily chocolate intake can be relatively tricky. That is if you're unaware of the tricks of the trade, by tricks I mean recipes that allow you to satisfy your sweet tooth without actually losing multiple teeth in the process. Enter homemade Nutella, similar to the stuff we all know and love but significantly better for you. I particularly like Deliciously Ella's recipe, it's perfect for my low fodmap diet and has major health benefits attached. So grab your spoon, drop your guilt and make a batch just in time for the weekend.
perspective
5. Quote of the week 
When you feel like you've had enough, like all you want to do is call it a day on your dreams, goals and ambitions and admit defeat you need to recognise this feeling not as failure and the end of your journey but a turning point and indeed the beginning of your future. 

Happy Friday!


Domonique


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