Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Givenchy Skate Shoes

Recently released, these shoes are a stylish alternative to your classic Converse while remaining very comfortable and wearable. There’s a different style to suit everyone - from lace to leather embossed with graphic black diamond studs to traditional Givenchy scarf prints. These shoes elevate any outfit and are an essential wardrobe item.

I can’t wait to invest in a pair (probably the black leather ones because lets face it - you can never have enough leather!)

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Friday, 22 November 2013

Pharrell Williams - Happy

Link: Pharrell Williams - Happy

Today Pharrell released his new track in the form of a 24 hour video. His new song ‘Happy’, is a 4 minute long track repeated over a 24 hour video which you can change by scrolling through the hours. It features normal people and a line up of celebrities including, Kelly Osbourne, Miranda Cosgrove, Sergio Mendes, Magic Johnson, Jimmy Kimmel, Tyler the Creator and Steve Carell. 

I love the concept of this ‘video’ and after spending most of the day watching it, I can certainly say it makes me happy. Not only are you able to see how much fun everyone in the video is having, but also looking at Pharrell’s ability to implement a creative new visual idea, quickly puts a smile on my face. My favourite bit in the video (if you can be bothered to find it) is Jamie Foxx jamming out with his 2 daughters which is so adorable. So once again, thank you to the never ageing Pharrell Williams. 

the tall. 

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Let's Talk About The Split Stunt

The New viral video titled ‘The Epic Split Stunt feat. Jean-Claude Van Damme’ has received over 34.5 million views in just a week after its release via the Volvo youtube channel. 

When I first saw this video on my Facebook Newsfeed, I wouldn’t have guessed it was a vehicle advert. Still, I clicked and I watched and have come to the conclusion that it is awesome. Not only was this crazy stunt filmed in just one take, but also the precision in getting the scene right at perfect lighting from the sunset in the background. Only few things come to mind after watching the video: 1. I wish I could do the splits 2. I suddenly want to drive a truck…

For those wanting to know the song, it’s called 'Only Time' by Enya

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New track from Childish Gambino, I’m in love with it, hopefully you’ll love it too.

the tall. 

Sunday, 17 November 2013

The Deep-V Neckline

I’ve always been a fan of the ‘Deep-V’ and I was beyond happy to see the Spring/Summer runways brimming with these designs. More and more brands, celebrities and even us ordinary folk have decided to brave this look recently and the results typically pay off. Despite their revealing nature, the Deep-V is able to accentuate a woman’s physique while keeping things under wraps and keeping people guessing.

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Thursday, 14 November 2013

Victoria Secret Fashion Show 2013

As usual, last night’s annual VS Fashion Show did not disappoint. Despite my shock at hearing the words Taylor Swift, Fall Out Boy, and Victoria’s Secret mentioned in the same sentence, all three meshed pretty smoothly on the night. The show’s fun and flirty vibe was contagious, ensuring that while every girl wanted to be an Angel, every guy just wanted one.

Ignoring Taylor Swift’s attempts to outshine the Angels and Miranda Kerr’s absence, the costumes were as impeccable as ever and the models’ individual personalities shone through. The white diamond cutout sandals sported by some of the Angels, as seen on Candice Swanepoel above, were a personal favorite as were the notoriously elaborate angel wings.

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Saturday, 9 November 2013

Star Signs at Valentino

For me, the Valentino 2014 Spring/Summer runway was the debut of the new Zodiac necklaces. These necklaces come in all 12 zodiac signs and add a bold yet subtle touch to any outfit.

As a huge fan of fashion gold chains and ID necklace chokers, such as those popularized by Celine, I feel like this spin on this type of necklace is a refreshing and more feminine change of pace.

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Thursday, 7 November 2013


Not long ago, I heard Royals on my radio while listening to BBC Radio 1.

I immediately went on Youtube and listened to it over and over again until I eventually had to leave. Ella Yelich-O’Conner aka. Lorde is a New Zealand born singer. Her first EP was released late 2012 and Royals has reached number 1 on the New Zealand charts. Since discovering her, I’ve listened to some of her other songs and so far my favourites are Royals and Bravado. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do! 

the tall.

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Classic Louboutins

Christian Louboutin: “The shoes are there to give the woman an extra lift, not to take attention away from the legs and what she is wearing. They disappear like magic and become a fluid extension of her legs, as in a sketch, elongating the silhouette.”

This capsule collection has been a long time coming. It’s been beyond refreshing to see a designer accommodate all female skin tones in one simple collection and consider the needs of women in such an in-depth and accurate manner.

These shoes are exactly what every woman needs in her closet and will undoubtedly become the ‘go-to heel’. Their classic design makes them extremely wearable and I for one cannot wait to get my hands on these.

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