Zaful Jumpsuit* // Vintage Belt // New Look Heels

Hello! Long time no speak (or should I say...write?) The last month or so was quite hectic with exams, assignments and studying to do but I've managed to make it through. I also attended Malta Fashion Week at the end of May which was stressful in its own way but also a fun and exciting experience. The last post I published was in fact all about it, so go on and have a read if you haven't already!

Another thing that happened thanks to blogging was getting invited to The Body Shop Malta's VIP summer event where I got to talk to and meet so many bloggers. We had the chance to check out and try the products currently available. The new banana range smells so good! I have been buying products from The Body Shop for the longest time therefore, I was very honoured to be chosen to attend the event!  My aunt introduced me to their skincare products one birthday some years ago and I have been growing my collection ever since.

I'm honestly very grateful that blogging has let me have these opportunities. I never thought I would ever get to work with some amazing brands let alone attend a prestigious event such as fashion week! I'm glad that I decided to focus more on blogging again this year after thinking about stopping for a while.

You may have seen that I've been trying to create more photo content on Instagram, especially on my stories such as photos of my day and makeup/skincare routines. I also decided to try out the new feature on IGTV which you may or may not heard of. It's a new platform on Instagram that allows you to upload short vertical videos. I think that it's a cool concept and I'm interested to see where it's headed.

So I think that's enough about me, let's get into the outfit details.


You may know that I have a thing for jumpsuits and rompers. They are so easy to wear since you can just put one on and you have a whole outfit. Also a bonus is that they will also not let you down after the slightest bit of breeze! This striped jumpsuit* from Zaful is in the prettiest red colour and I'm sure that I will get a lot of wear out of it. To complete the look I added a simple black belt and my favourite pair of black heeled sandals which I wear with nearly every outfit.

Zaful is an online shop where you can find anything from bikinis to dresses to even sports wear. I have bought from here many times and I highly suggest that you check them out. If you are still unsure about Zaful then now is the right time since they are currently celebrating their 4th anniversary and have many sales and promotions which you can benefit from!

Shop similar accessories:

Zaful black heels Zaful black belt Zaful jumpsuit


Thanks for stopping by my blog!

Sarah


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Ps. Before you go...The last thing that I wanted to say is that I recently reached 1000 likes on my Facebook page and 2200 followers on Instagram! In order to celebrate I have created a giveaway where you can win these 4 makeup products. Don't forget to check it out and enter if you're interested.


Items marked with an (*) were kindly gifted

The Striped Jumpsuit

Saturday, 23 June 2018

Malta fashion week 2018, Mercedes-Benz Fashion week Malta 2018

The past week was a special time for Maltese fashion lovers since the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Malta was held. The event took place in the historic building of Fort St. Elmo located in the capital, Valletta. This year I had the pleasure to be invited to this event and granted a media pass which allowed me to attend and cover the events on my social media. You may have watched my Instagram stories from the days that I attended, but if not you can catch up by watching my MFWA2018 highlight on my Instagram profile

This was my first year attending this event so I was really excited about being given this opportunity. Unfortunately, I only managed to attend the launch party, day 2 and day 3 of Malta Fashion Week because it fell right at the start of exams week. Despite this, I still enjoyed my experience and tried to make the best of the time I had available. In this post I have put my favourite photos I took of the shows and presentations I saw during these two days. I hope that you like it!


---Day 2---



Malta fashion week 2018, Mercedes-Benz Fashion week Malta 2018
Asos Trousers // Pimkie Cami // Aldo Bag // New Look Heels

Yana's Jewellery


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The first event of the night was an exhibition by Yana's Jewellery featuring her latest collection titled 'Colores Del Flameco'. Yana Azzopardi is a self-though jewellery designer who creates bespoke costume pieces. Her collection was featured in Brick Lane, London and she now has opened two shops in Malta. This collection was inspired by the art of Flamenco which is a Spanish dance and incorporates Spanish inspired patterns.

Lead make-up artist: Chris Attard 
Lead hairstylist: Priscilla Mifsud Cini

Édith


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The first fashion show was from Edith by Natalie Bronfman who has worked as a successful Costume Designer for film, theatre, opera, and television. This collection took us back to the 50's and 60's with glamorous silhouettes and also brought back the famous bullet bra.  

Lead make-up artist: Chris Attard 
Lead hairstylist: Priscilla Mifsud Cini

Isle & Aqua


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Next up was the presentation of Isle&Aqua by Giulia Pandolfino who is a swimwear designer that recently graduated from the London College of Fashion. This presentation included bikinis, swimsuits and also beach cover ups. The prints were inspired by Maltese coins and the colours from vibrant underwater reefs. The same details of satin purple rose gold chains were included in all the pieces to create a similar look. 

Lead make-up artist: Marilyn Montebello 
Lead hairstylist: Lara & Ruth Steer

Agatha Ruiz de la Prada



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The Agatha Ruiz de la Prada brought a fun and bold look to the catwalk with bright, colour blocking pieces. Agatha started her fashion career in 1981 with a collection in Madrid. She went on to gain international recognition by means of her fashion shows around the world and now owns stores Madrid, Barcelona, Paris, Milan, New York, Oporto and Mallorca.

Lead make-up artist: Elaine Galea 
Lead hairstylist: Vanusia Mifsud Vella



Parascandalo



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The final show of the night was brought to us by Marco Parascandalo for Parascandalo with his collection titled, .S.T.A.R. These street wear pieces, both for men and women, are ready to wear. He "integrates aspects of Maltese culture, politics and environmental issues into his pieces to produce a very modern mélange, the ultimate social commentary in motion." I love how he puts together lots of different materials and colours to create his collection.

Lead make-up artist: Jennifer Dimech 
Lead hairstylist: Lee Grixti


---Day 3---



Malta fashion week 2018, Mercedes-Benz Fashion week Malta 2018,
New Look Dress // Bershka Heels // Parfois Bag

AB Headpieces


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The first show that I attended from day 3 was that of AB Headpieces by Adalia presenting Peacock's Pride. Adalia creates hat pieces that range from bridal to statement pieces aimed for photoshoots. All the headpieces were beautifully hand crafted with an attention to detail and perfectly matched to the outfits that were also stunning. 

Lead make-up artist: Karen Decelis 
Lead hairstylist: Narelle Fabri Opyrchal

Herminas Reea


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The evening wear collection titled Butterfly Effect, presented by Romanian born, Greek-Armenian Herminas Reea was the first fashion show of the night. The Herminas Reea Brand "is about luxury, confidence and empowerment to women." The collection included beautifully detailed pieces that left me wanting every piece!

Lead make-up artist: Talitha Dimech 
Lead hairstylist: Priscilla Mifsud Cini


Gaetano




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Gaetano's show 'Legacy' "inspired by old Hollywood glamour and fashion icon legends" was definitely a stand out from other presentations. Between the short movie introduction, stunning dresses, singing, dancing and the special guest appearances from singer Claudia Faniello and actress Taryn Mamo Cefai, it was definitely a show to remember. The dresses were all show stoppers.

Lead make-up artist: Marlene Vassallo 
Lead hairstylist: Matthew & Rodrick Castillo

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Once again I would like to thank Malta Fashion Week and Awards for this wonderful opportunity to attend. This event also gave me the chance get to know a lot of bloggers I had only seen online such as Anthea from Fashion Agenda, Kimberly from Little Miss Fabulous x, Fiona from Cruelty Free Malta, Dyna from DYNA and many, many others.


Sarah x

The Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Malta 2018

Sunday, 3 June 2018

The Body Shop InstaBlur, The Body Shop Matte Clay foundation, Wet & Wild mascara, Wet & Wild kohl liner, New Look primer
The Body Shop InstaBlur, The Body Shop Matte Clay foundation, Wet & Wild mascara, Wet & Wild kohl liner, New Look primer

Hello! How are you doing today? Recently I've been purchasing more makeup than usual, probably because I've been spending a lot of time on Instagram and following more beauty accounts. they do really leave an influence on you! Today I'm going to show you all the products I've bought and giving my honest review on them.

New-In Makeup Review | The Body Shop, Wet & Wild, New Look

Monday, 14 May 2018


I don't know about you, but I've been loving yellow lately. Something about it just makes me feel happy. While browsing on Zaful, I noticed a lot of yellow items of clothes and accessories that I loved and decided to share them with you.

Previously, I have both bought from and collaborated with Zaful and I've always had a positive experience. All the items they have available are both on trend and inexpensive (something I'm a fan of). They also continuously add new arrivals so there's always something new to shop.

The weather here in Malta just went from dull and windy to super hot and sunny in a week so I'm starting to take out my summer clothes. But this also makes me want to buy some new things so I rounded up some which I would like to add to my wardrobe. All the items below are perfect for the Spring and Summer months and I hope you like them as much as I do. How cute are the polka dot dress and the pineapple bag tho?


Click the image to shop


Zaful yellow sunglasses  Zaful yellow blouse  Zaful yellow dress    Zaful yellow top Zaful yellow blouse stripe Zaful yellow tshirt logo Zaful yellow earrings  Zaful yellow tshirt  Zaful yellow shirt strappy  Zaful yellow sweatshirt   Zaful yellow tshirt stripe   Zaful yellow pineapple bag



Are you also loving all the yellow this season?


Sarah

Post in collaboration with Zaful. All opinions are my own

Mellow Yellow

Wednesday, 25 April 2018


For the past few years I have mostly worn matte lip products but I've been noticing the comeback of  the lip gloss. At first I was unsure but as time went by I became more interested in them. Luckily I didn't have to wait too long as I was given the opportunity to try out the new 3INA Lip Vinyl.

The 3INA Lip Vinyl | Review

Saturday, 21 April 2018


How is everybody doing? I haven't sat down and wrote whatever came to my mind in a while. In fact, in the last catch up I was still excited about starting university and autumn had just started. So it's about time I did another update. (I also didn't want to just plonk a few photos of myself so decided to take this as an opportunity to write a bit of a longer post)


New Yorker Shirt // Terranova Jeans // New Look Loafers // Primark Belt // Zaful Necklaces // Zaful Sunglasses // Zaful Earrings


I took quite a few breaks from blogging in the last months, as you can probably tell from the lack of activity on here. I was just not feeling like myself and decided it would be better to step away for a while than upload crappy content. At one point I thought that I would just stop as I felt like this blogging thing wasn't made for me. But during the Easter holidays I found myself having more time than usual and I thought I would give this another try. Since then I have been uploading constantly and I'm having so much fun doing it. I had forgotten how much I actually enjoyed taking photos and writing!

This time I have taken a bit of a different stance to blogging as I have been focusing more on my social media, mainly Instagram and Facebook, which I update nearly everyday. My accounts managed to reach 2000 and 900 followers respectively in the last weeks so it gave me a bit of a positive boost and motivation to keep going! Thank you again and if you don't follow yet, feel free to do so. 

This does not mean that I'm abandoning my blog at all. Since the start of this blog nearly 4 (!!) years ago, it has gone through many ups and downs but I could never have the heart to just stop! I have decided to stick to one blog post per week so I can have time to create a proper post and still have time for other things in my life.

Another thing that I decided to update was the newsletter services. The previous service was quite old looking to I decided to transfer it over to Mail chimp which looks much nicer. Click here, if you would like to receive a weekly newsletter of my latest content right in your inbox.

Today's outfit consists of these mom jeans I've been loving. Never thought that I would like anything apart from skinnies but these are so comfortable! The shirt looks really nice with these jeans and gives a bit of a professional vibe to the somewhat casual look. Since the weather has warmed up a bit I can now take out my loafers again. Although I do need a new pair because these ones look a bit battered. I finished the look with some accessories that I impulse purchased lately. But hey, they look cute.  I also like to think that these sunglasses make me look cooler than I actually am (probably not).

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Sarah

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Spring Catch Up

Monday, 16 April 2018


Hope everyone is having a great Sunday and had a great Easter break last week! In today's post, I'm sharing some of my recent favourite products. This is similar to the monthly favourites that I used to do but it's now too late in the month for that, hence the different name. 

Loving Lately

Sunday, 8 April 2018


As promised, although a month late, here is my London photo diary! I have already shared a London Weekend Guide which seems to have gone down quite well, so feel free to check it out if you haven't already. 

In case you didn't know, my mum and I went for a short weekend break to London at the end of February. In this post, I'm going to share what we did and the photos I took. Maybe this will give you some ideas on what to do if you visit London (which  I highly suggest doing).

Day 1


After arriving at the hotel at midday, my mum and I decided to go for a walk around the area and grab some lunch. Our hotel gave us a complimentary meal at one of its restaurants and we chose Bloom & Willow. Everything was delicious and I loved the cosy atmosphere.


 

Afterwards, we headed to St. Paul's Cathedral. We used Get Your Guide to get a discount on our tickets and I can't recommend it enough. St Paul's cathedral was definitely the highlight of the holiday. Unfortunately, you can't take photos inside but I still managed to take a lot from the top and around it. If we were allowed to take photos inside, I could have dedicated a whole post to it. It's breathtaking both inside and outside! Also, the stairs to the dome may seem a bit intimidating but they are totally worth it.


I spied a Topshop from the dome, so we headed out to find it when we were done from seeing the cathedral. After finding (and purchasing) from Topshop we headed to the Millennium bridge and walked to the other side. It was absolutely freezing on the bridge and I don't think that I've ever felt that cold!


Straight after buying a coffee to warm up, we took the bus to Trafalgar square and wandered around for a bit before The Phantom of the Opera started. I loved this musical and if you ever get the chance to see it definitely do!


Day 2

We first headed to Hyde Park which was lovely to walk in during the morning. After passing by Buckingham Palace (because it's a must!), we went strolling in St James' Park. 


Next up was Westminster Abbey. We also bought our entrance tickets from Get Your Guide for a discount on the price. Westminster is beautiful, especially the inner altar area and has such a huge ground area. 


After seeing all of Westminster, we decided to go for a walk along the river bank. This wasn't the best idea as we were already tired but we did manage to see a lot of sights. 


We then headed to Covent Garden which was such a lovely place. It was Saturday so it was a bit too busy but there was a lot going on. The pho I had at Pho was the best thing to warm us as it was so cold!


By this point, we should have headed back to the hotel to have a rest but instead we went to Kensington. This was a bit of a mistake as we were a bit too tired to enjoy the rest of the evening! We went to the Victoria & Albert Museum, passed by the Royal Abert Hall and even managed to walk by Kensington Palace at sunset.



Day 3

This was our last day in London but we were determined to do everything we still had on our list. We first headed to the British Museum which is free entry. The building is so beautiful. I love the interior circular courtyard with the skylights and since it was sunny the room was filled with sunlight.




No trip to London is complete without a visit to Oxford Street! Since we didn't have that much time we only went to Primark but as you can see from the photo below, we did do quite a bit of damage!



Since we still had some time to kill, we got some lunch at Wasabi next to Primark and then walked through Leicester Square, went into M&M World and ended up in Picadilly Circus.


This was the end of our short break and we headed back to the Hotel to collect our suitcases and headed to the airport to catch our flight.

I hope that you enjoyed this post as much as I did writing it! These types of posts are my favourites because they are filled with memories and always look back on them.

Where are your favourite places in London?

Sarah x

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