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5th December 2012
Top – Topshop
Skirt – Glamorous*
Shoes – New Look
Necklace – Forever21
Lipstick – MAC, Siren
I love this gothic inspired skirt from Glamorous, I think it brings out the rock chick in me (a phrase I cringe at, but it’s true!) because believe it or not back in the day I used to quite like my baggy jeans and black hoodies… everyone had a Avril Lavigne phrase, right? Crosses and skulls are everywhere right now – both being great prints for the Winter season. This skirt is a soft, thick material and it’s really comfortable to wear. I wore it quite simple and with black here but I think this would also look really cool layered with a shirt and some biker boots. Again, wearing my great Topshop jumper, I have got so much wear out of this. I like the way I can wear a short skirt with heels and this jumper completely changes the way it looks – it goes from a very dressy outfit to something I could wear in the day.. for me that equals a great wardrobe staple.
This lipstick is also a new one for me, a bit on the dark side I must admit. I have really been loving plum lipsticks at the moment and loved this when I tried it in store. I do however feel like I need more of a tan to pull it off, what do you think?
I asked you on my Twitter whether you wanted to see a makeup post or outfit post this evening, it was pretty even so I went with this one for now. I do get asked alot about what foundation and makeup I use so I am planning to do both a post and video about it, so look out for those, I’m hoping to post them early next week. So who got snow today?! We got a little, it did take me almost 2 hours to get to work though.. weekend snow is much more convenient! (Oh and the grey lines are meant to be in the photos, I was going for an arty look.. aka crazy moment.)

Don’t forget Friday 7th is the LAST DAY of my Dr Denim giveaway via The Mercantile LondonClick here to enter, you could win a gorgeous pair of Dr Denim jeans..

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16 Comments

  • Reply Leanne Helmer 5th December 2012 at 9:52 pm

    That lipstick looks gorgeous on you Laura! Lovely outfit xx

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  • Reply Kate B 5th December 2012 at 10:06 pm

    your eye make up looks amazing! love how the outer corner is blended out! I’m going to have to try this out

  • Reply Jessica Roseanne Latchman 5th December 2012 at 10:35 pm

    Your make-up is flawless I love it! 🙂 x

  • Reply Gemma Talbot 5th December 2012 at 10:38 pm

    I LOVE your lipstick! Your skin looks so flawless too 🙂 xx

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  • Reply Robyn 5th December 2012 at 10:59 pm

    Your make up is always incredible Laura! Haha oh the good old Avril Lavigne stage… yep I remember that – my sister definitely had one!!!
    You can defo pull of the dark lippy! Not sure I could!

    Robyn Mayday
    xx

  • Reply Milex 6th December 2012 at 3:32 am

    you woudn’t believe how much I like it.

  • Reply Hannah Cagney Lace 6th December 2012 at 10:03 am

    I’ve literally just bought this top Laura in white, great minds. Beautiful make-up as always, that lipstick really suits you.

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  • Reply charissa 6th December 2012 at 11:58 am

    You look stunning, it really suits you! xx

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  • Reply Rachel, Cold Knees 6th December 2012 at 12:40 pm

    Love the dark lippie, are you not frozen though?! x

  • Reply Emily Tatford 6th December 2012 at 10:21 pm

    your makeup is perfection!

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    x

  • Reply Charlotte Anne Owst 6th December 2012 at 10:36 pm

    wow your make-up is completely flawless, incredible outfit too xx

  • Reply Abbie 6th December 2012 at 10:54 pm

    You look stunning that dark lipstick totally suits you! xx

  • Reply Yolanda Deone 6th December 2012 at 11:33 pm

    Your make up is REALLY good.
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  • Reply Kacie Cone 7th December 2012 at 1:35 am

    Love your lips that color looks great on you and it looks really great with this outfit!

  • Reply jamie-lee 7th December 2012 at 4:28 am

    I have to say that this really dark and I suppose almost gothic look is fantastic on you. You did a great job of your make up (LOVE the eyes) and the outfit, well, simple yet sweet. I love it!

  • Reply Lana S. 7th December 2012 at 11:30 am

    Love the skirt with a plain black T, looks great!

    Lana, xo
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