Did you know that
florals are to be a “trend” this season? Suspiciously, when we start to need
these florals, be it through chinos, blouses and woolly jumpers (no that was
last season) they start to magically appear in shop windows and piles and all
sorts of variations to match each of our bodily shapes. Brilliant as this is,
what if I don’t want to wear florals and in actual fact, I am quite happy with
my furry light up owl print jumper?
Yes we could argue
one could simply choose to shop elsewhere rather than the “main stream” high
street shops. How about a lovely diverse thrift shop filled with cowboy hats and
fringed skirts like the good old days? Or we could go all Sound of Music and
make our own clothes from our curtains, ignoring the gaping hole at the back
that we should have sewn up. Unfortunately, society can only accept one Lady
Gaga, however hard we try.
But more to the point
of the title, fashion wears t-shirts bearing the words “Peace & Love,” but
exploits children in third world countries who have no shoes. Fashion tells
women that they are beautiful whatever shape they are, but have only just
started to vary the shapes of their mannequins. Fashion encourages
individuality, but mass produces the same pair of shoes. Fashion tells us we
can wear what we like, but praises those who wear the right things.
Is fashion our friend
or a concept derived by high collared cigar smoking millionaires, happily wearing
leopard print trousers and neon socks? What is your idea of fashion? Do you
Seasons greetings! I didn't blog for 12 whole days. Obviously, this was to represent the 12 days of Christmas song....
Okay as this is my favourite time of year, I was too happy eating roast potatoes and laughing too hard at cracker jokes and smiling and using Christmas magic as an excuse to throw glitter at my family. Such Fun
Other than my gifts which I will give you details on (aahh in 2014) I'd like to go all mushy and tell you what I'm grateful for this year x
What are you thankful for this year? What is your favourite memory?
I hope you have a wonderful new year if you're partying hard (ha-ha is that what the cool kids say?) or in your jammies listening to the radio, eating left over turkey (which you should have finished by now.)
Haha, hello Santa, I love your boots!
I'm feeling all Christmassy after decorating the tree. As usual, I had the problem with sticking the star on the top but I succeeded (thank you higher powers for sellotape!)
Oh and hello lovely people who read my blog, I'd like to share all that I would like for Christmas with you, other than world peace that is (which I think would be quite hard to wrap.)
A Totes amazing (sorry) tote bag
Tan Colour Block Winged Tote Bag
My current rucksack, though it was great value, is breaking from the straps. And I am also quite fond of the colour tan.
Of course, I am not hinting to my loved ones or anything..muhahahahaha
Around this time of year, we all usually end up around the TV with a huge snug blanket and lots of ice-cream, even though it's -26 degrees outside, but we don't care because it's Christmas!
We do always end up watching the same films every year, but that's because they're brilliant! I'd like to share my favourite soppy Christmas films with you x
I love the first film. This is my favourite scene!
Everything Disney, particularly Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas
This short film is really funny and I love the wittle ducks!
White Christmas 1954
For me, this is a classic. From above, you can tell it is quite funny and bing Crosby is my favourite!
Heehee, Will Ferrell is my favourite comedian and this is my favourite Christmas film ever. If you haven't seen it, I would recommend this the most. Buddy the elf, who was named by the humans after a Dyper brand will have you asking "What's your favourite colour?" to everyone you know! I have watched it so many times that I can say the lines the same time as the characters!
This film gave me the creeps when I was little but hey, there's snow and guitars and the cool guy with the hat. What's not to like?
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's stone
YAY! Trust a Potterhead to put a Harry Potter film in her choice! I think it's Hogwarts, the snow, the tree and Dumbledore (a.k.a the real slim santa please stand up).
Wahoo, Mrs Miracle! This is a love story about a lady fixing up a couple. It's very sweet and perfect for Christmas. Also, Doris Roberts (above) played Marie in one of my favourite TV shows ever, Everybody Loves Raymond.
And what is the sleigh without the reindeers...well in this case the snow dogs. Cuba Gooding Jr is awesome in this film and it's also great if you like wittle furry wanimals (I told you this would be soppy.)
And before you all kill me (metaphorically) because one of your favourite Christmas films has been left out, feel free (seriously it's free) to comment below x
Have you seen any of the films I've mentioned and if so, what's your favourite?
I hope you're feeling all chrismassy and have some inspiration of your Christmas movie list.
And as they chanted in the "A Team," movie movie movie
YAY it's the first of December, can I get a hell yeah (or not)
Question: WHERE IS THE SNOW ALREADY!!
The year has really gone so quickly and I remember Christmas shopping last year!
Of course, bound by the norms of blogging society, I promise to share with you what I want for Christmas. However, I think it's quite important to think about giving to others around this time of year.
GRAB A COAT
Age Uk is having an auction of famous celebrities coats where your donations can help folks keep warm this winter. The auction opens today!