Grabble Relaunch Party: Hoxton Hotel


Grabble Launch Party

Hello my beautiful readers. On May 29th, I was invited to Grabble Relaunch party at Hoxton Hotel in East London. For those of you who don’t what Grabble is, let me explain a bit about their company. Grabble is an online fashion platform which allows you to curate items from the web (in their words grab )and save it one centralised place. The unique thing about them that I love is, once you have saved any item from the web, the platform also notifies you when the price of the item has dropped. I love the platform and recommend you check them out.

Grabble Relaunch Party

I love their venue selection for the event. The Hoxton Hotel is quirky and cool yet stylish, I am going to definitely book their event space for any events I host in future. The event was fun with lots of nibbles and drinks flowing in and the DJ played good tunes to entertain the guest. There were guest singers and magician as well. I met two lovely bloggers at the event and got a chance to network with like-minded people. I also met the famous latex girl Pandemonia who is talk of the town at the moment in the fashion world.

With Pandemonia

Me with Pandemonia…..

Grabble relaunch party

Love the bar and fruit cocktails…

Grabble relaunch party

Grabble relaunch party

 

Grabble relaunch party

We also received lovely goodies in our goody bags. I am going to try out these products and let you all know my review.  Out of these products I have already tried the dried mango from Urban Fruit which I have been eating since a year. I am currently trying the liquid skin drink from  Skinade this week, hopefully I will see some difference in my skin.

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Stay Elegantly Fashionable xx

 

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Petite Holiday Style: Each Item Under £50

Petite Holiday Style: Each Item Under £50
Hello ladies! How are you all ?After the last post “6 Petite Dresses Under £30, which proved to be quite popular, I am back with this post called “Petite Holiday Style:Each Item Under £50”. The holiday season is here and many of us have already booked or booking a beach holiday to get away so I have curated some elegant and chic clothing and accessories for us petites. All of these items are below £50 and few of the items are also below £20.
Here is the list of the items:
1. Sunglasses: £30 from Asos.com
2. Shorts:£20 from Mango
3. Cami Top: £18 from Miss Selfridge
4. Sun Hat: £12 from Levi.com
5. Ted Baker Flipflops: £28 from AllSole.com
6. Bikini Set: £41 from Topshop
7.Petite Playsuit0 £41 from Miss Selfridge
8. Clutch-£15 from Dorothy Perkins ( Was showing £16 on Polyvore)
9.Fringe Earrings: £10 from Jane Norman
To check each individual item, make sure you click on the images below the main set. Before I sign off I would like to give you few tips for packing:
Tips for Packing Suitcase for Petite Girls:
1. Make sure you carry a wedge sneaker.
2. Don’t carry too many dresses or shorts, you will only end up wearing few.
3. Roll your clothes. Fold the sleeves back and roll from the bottom to top.
4. Make sure you fold 2 or 3 items together with one half on top of the other half. This helps to provide cushion and your clothes will crease less.
These were my quick tips. Hope you enjoyed the post. Feel free to get in touch with me.You can stay connected with me on BloglovinTwitter,Facebook and Instagram. Looking forward to connecting with you ladies :)

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Petite Clothing: My Favourite Shops

Petite Clothing

 

Hello Everyone! Today I am going to share my favourite shops for petite clothing online. Are you petite and looking for suggestions from another petite where to shop? If yes, then you have come to the right place. I am just 5 feet and always struggling to find petite clothing that fits my petite frame. On top of that finding petite clothing online is always a challenge. As you read on you will find the links to petite shops I buy clothing from. If you are petite and want to connect with other petite women you can join #petitechat hosted by me on twitter every Thursday at 8pm GMT. On one of our chats, 90% char participants rated the following shops very highly and said they would recommend to others.

Here is the list:

1. Topshop– They have great petite range and by far the best in my opinion. You can check out their petite range here. They have stores all over the world and you can shop online from them as well, they deliver to most countries.

2. Asos- Asos is one of UK’s largest online fashion retailer. They are a global online fashion retailer offering items from their own label and other brands. They deliver to over 237 countries worldwide and have a great petite range. You check out their petite collection here.

3. Jeetly– Jeetly is a premium brand of petite clothing for women in work or business. Jeetly offers an exclusive range of petite dresses, petite suits, petite shirts and petite office clothes for women. I have had the opportunity to collaborate with them for Petite Fashion Week.I have tried Jeetly’s top and I can say their clothing has great fit and quality. I highly recommend checking out their website.

4. Next– Next is popular high street retailer in the UK and have a good petite collection. I keep buying from Next and have been quite satisfied with them. I have bought tops, workwear and playsuits from Next and they have fit me quite well. Check out their petite collection here.

5. Dorothy Perkins–  This new to my petite list. I haven’t been shopping in Dorothy Perkins much. While blogging and looking for new trends I have been noticing Dorothy Perkins have some great selection for petite women. I haven’t yet tried much of their collection yet however I have found great dresses online which are worth buying. You can check out their petite range here.

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Next Playsuit Fun: Petite Edit

Next Playsuit, Petite Fashion

Playsuit: Next size 8(Similar), Shoes:Petite Shoe Boutique* size 35 (Same here), Purse: Bvlgari,Necklace: Accessorize (Same here)

Happy Wednesday! Hope you are having a good day. Last weekend I went to this beautiful National Trust House & Gardens near my house to do a quick photo shoot. I love this Next playsuit which I bought last year and was waiting for summers to wear it. The Khaki colour goes well with my skin tone. The playsuit is UK size 8 and not from the petite section but it fits me quite well.

Next Playsuit, Petite Fashion

I actually ordered this online and wasn’t sure if it would fit me well, however when I wore it was absolutely spot on. I do shop a lot from Next petite section and when I don’t find something from their petite section I buy from their normal range. I would like to highlight playsuits work very well for my petite body type. I am just not petite I am petite and curvy, I have a belly which I constantly need to camouflage it, till I lose the belly :P. The best part of this Next playsuit is that it can be pulled up to adjust the height as it has a drawstring near the waist. The material is very soft and comfortable, however it does crease very easily. If you are looking for a comfortable playsuit this summer, I suggest you check Next out.

 

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I loved the beautiful flowers at this garden and took quite a few shots for you guys to enjoy. Coming back to the playsuit I paired it with open toe platform heels* from petite shoe label Bijou available at The Petite Shoe Boutique, Bvlgari purse and necklace from Accessorize.

Petite Fashion

 

Petite Fashion Blogger UK

 

Petite Fashion Blogger UK

Petite Fashion

 

 

The shoes are quite comfortable and are made from fine leather. If you have petite shoe size like me, make sure to check Petite Shoe Boutique out. I had great fun doing the photo shoot. All images have been taken by my husband. I think the shoes went well with the Next Khaki playsuit and I am going to wear this combination more often.

Hope you enjoyed the post. Feel free to get in touch with me. I love hearing from you. Feel free to leave your comments.You can stay connected with me on BloglovinTwitter,Facebook and Instagram. Looking forward to connecting with you ladies :)

Stay Elegantly Fashionable xx

Disclaimer: I received the shoes from Petite Shoe Boutique as a gift.

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Petite Edition: How To Wear 1 Dress In 3 Different Ways ?

How to wear 1 dress 3 ways

 

Hello Everyone! Hope you are having a great day. Today’s blog post is about a little petite fashion experiment I did over the weekend. I have a lovely floral dress from Topshop which I wanted to mix and match with different pieces. The floral dress is not from petite section and is size 8, however it fits me perfectly.

Outfit 1– I have paired Topshop UK size 8 floral dress with medium size Twist Lock Elastic Waist Belt from Oasis. This belt is a blessing in disguise if you have a tummy. It camouflaged the belly and gave the outfit a great look. The shoes are my staple Barratt pointed black suede heels in size 3.

Dress- Topshop,UK size 8

Belt- Oasis (Similar here)

Shoes- Barratt ,UK size 3

Outfit 2–  I paired the dress with Topshop Petite Satin Joggers. When I thought of this idea, I was absolutely sure I would look bonkers but it turned to look really great. Of course there was bit of dress material which you will need to adjust accordingly so that you don’t look like you have something stacked underneath. I was very happy with the look and this gave me an idea what kind of top would look great with the joggers as I was struggling to find one which looks good with it. While writing this blog, I have been on a personal fashion journey and constantly discovering what works on my petite frame . So if you are a petite girl and have any suggestion or feedback do write to me.

Top( Dress)- Topshop,UK size 8

Trouser- Topshop Petite, UK size 10 (Similar here)

Shoes- Barratt UK, size 3

Outfit 3- I bought this Matalan skirt for an upcoming holiday. I was quite excited to wear it but once I was back from the holiday I never ended up wearing it anywhere. I thought I will try this skirt with the dress and see how it looks. To my surprise it kind of looked quite cute and I was very happy and can’t wait to wear to a brunch with the girls.

Dress(Top)- Topshop UK size 8

Skirt- Matalan- UK size 8

Shoes- Barratt UK size 3

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Tiffany & Co Bracelet: My Favourite Jewellery Item

 

Tiffany Bead Bracelet

 

Tiffany Bead Bracelet

 

Tiffany Bead Bracelet

 

Hello! Hope you are having a great day. Today’s blog post is about my favourite jewellery item, it’s my Tiffany & Co bracelet. I received this bracelet as a present on my hen party from my cousin. This is the best present I have received so far. I absolutely love the Tiffany & Co. bracelet and wear it most times with my chunky watch. I love delicate jewellery and no one can do it better than Tiffany & Co. This my first blue box although it’s not a diamond ring but may be one day. I am giving my Mr. a subtle hint 😛 that I would like to own more items like the Tiffany & Co bracelet.

This bracelet is part of the Return to Tiffany range and is inspired by a design which dates back to 1969. It’s a 7 inch long sterling silver bead bracelet with a mini heart tag. The beads are four millimetre long and are absolutely beautiful. When I think of Tiffany & Co. words like elegance, class and sophistication come to my mind and it reminds me of my role model Audrey Hepburn. I loved the movie Breakfast at Tiffany’s, it’s one my favourite movies. I am sure loads of you ladies love the movie, it’s such great mix of romance and elegance; loved the way Tiffany’s was shown who would respect every customer irrespective of their budget.

When I was in San Francisco, I went to their store in Union Square and the store was absolutely marvellous. I fell in love as soon as I entered and wanted to buy almost everything. Coming back to my bracelet you can wear this bracelet on it’s own or you could also pair it with a nice watch. When I am wearing a girly dress I often just wear the bracelet on it’ own however  when I am wearing a jeans and blazer, I pair it with my chunky watch.

For UK readers,the bracelet is priced at £130 and can be bought online from their website. For US readers, the bracelet is priced at $150 and can be also bought from their US website.

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6 Petite Dresses Under £30

6 Petite Dresses under £30

Hello Ladies! How are you doing? Summer is here and I try to wear floral dresses as much as possible. The weather is very unpredictable here in the UK, it can be grey and cloudy one minute and next minute we can see the sun shining. The good thing about wearing a dress is even if it’s not very warm we can pair it with blazers and tights.

Being petite, it is very difficult to find dresses however I have found few great floral petite dresses from high street retailers under £30. I have selected some great petite dresses with different floral prints and pattern to help you find the one you love. My favourite from the selection is the dress with pink flowers in the first row. The dress is from Dorothy Perkins and is for £28, it would go great with nude pumps.

Here is a list of the dresses that I have featured in the post.
Dress 1-Petite Blue Ditsy Floral Print Strappy Dress £9.99, New Look
Dress 2- Petite neoprene fit and flare £28, Dorothy Perkins
Dress 3-  Dorothy Perkins Petite ottoman textured dress £22, Available at House of Fraser
Dress 4- Petite butterfly print tunic £24,Dorothy Perkins
Dress 5- Petites Tropical Slip Dress £28, Miss Selfridges
Dress 6- Petite neoprene fit and flare,£28 Dorothy Perkins

To view each dress, click on the individual dress image below the main image. Dorothy Perkins is becoming my favourite place for dresses. I am going to check out these dresses at the store to see if they fit me well.

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My Makeup Essentials

My Makeup Essentials

I love makeup and hardly leave the house without makeup. I have acne prone skin and currently have pimples and acne scars that I need to camaflage all the time. Here’s a list of products I use daily before I step out of the house

1.Mac Studio Fix Fluid Foundation– The shade looks lighter in the photo (due to camera flash, apologies ladies). This is one of the best liquid foundations I have ever used,it blends well and covers all my acne scars giving my skin a flawless finish. I highly recommend this foundation and be sure to use it with a sponge to get the flawless finish. One tip please do not listen to anyone what shade would suit you as most sales girls suggest the wrong shade. I have been to makeup classes and this is one tip all makeup artist would tell you test the foundation on your skin in daylight and check for yourself . I have been suggested the wrong shade almost every time. I contour my face so I use lighter tone in the liquid foundation and use a very dark shade from the sleek contour kit to achieve the desired look. You will see more information on the sleek contour kit as you read further. The mac studio fix is £21.50 and can be bought online. However I will suggest you to go to the nearest Mac store and test the shade before your purchase. Mac has a huge selection of shades matching almost every skin tone.

2.Sleek  Face Contour Kit–  I use the Medium shade which has one light and one dark shade. I love contouring as it helps to sculpt your face to give it a dimension. I used to have an oval face before and as I have put on weight, my face has become round. Contouring helps to sharpen and accentuate my features. The Face Contour Kit from Sleek is only £6.49 and can be bought from their website.

My Makeup Essentials

3.Models Own Powder Blush – I use the Cheeky Pink PB002 powder blush from Models Own. I love the colour and the way it compliments my skin tone. My skin tone is Indian tan and pinks blends very well. I love Models Own products, I got the blusher for £5 from their Bottle shop in Westfield London. They make life so much easier. After I have bought their products like the hyper gel nail polish and nail polish eraser I don’t need to go salons regularly for manicures;I can do it myself at home and achieve a salon like finish. You can also buy products from their website which is a blessing for me.

My Makeup Essentials

My Makeup Essentials

4. Models Own Lipgloss–  Currently I am using the Models Own lip gloss in shade Madame Rose LG104. I love this shade it is a natural pink, ideal for day time and night-time. I generally apply strawberry lip balm and then put the lipgloss on top of it. I line my lips with Mac Dervish lip pencil. I bought the Models Own lip gloss as part of their promotion ‘buy 6 products for £20’. The lip gloss is also priced at £5.

5. Bourjois Paris Intuitive Liner-  I discovered this liner at boots when I was looking for a liner that would help me to create cat eyes. This is one the best eye liner I have ever bought. The liner has been created after being inspired by the famous art technique of dotting and forms a dotted, intense and fine line in one easy application. There is absolutely no risk of wobbly lines or overlapping making it very easy to use. If you are new to using eye liners I recommend you try this out. The liner can be bought at boots, Selfridges and many main stream retailers. I bought the liner for £6.99. You can check it out here.

6. Benefit Creaseless Cream Shadow/Liner– I use the shade birthday suit, it gives  a nice subtle shimmery finish. I wear this eyeshadow almost everyday. I love Benefit cosmetics however the products are very expensive. I bought this eye shadow pot for £15.50. You can check out the eyeshadow here.

These are my makeup essentials that I can’t live without. I use them almost everyday for my make up routine. Hope you liked the post.

What makeup products do you use? Do share them with me.You can stay connected with me on BloglovinTwitter,Facebook and Instagram. Looking forward to connecting with you ladies :)

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My Instagram Snapshot

My Instagram Snapshot

Hello everyone! Today’s post is a snapshot of my Instagram photos. I am quite new to Instagram and not yet addicted to it but I try to post photos I like when ever I can. Photos can speak more than words to me. Here is a quick snapshot of my Instagram timeline and the most liked photos.

The car in the snapshot was captured in Spitalfields market in East London. It’s a quite interesting way to showcase fashion. Also next it to it is a cute cupcake van. I loved the way the cupcake van has been created and decorated. I love bright colours and it instantly caught my attention. If you are visiting Spitalfields market the van is just next to the Benefit Store. If you love vintage stuff and like to check out new designers, I recommend visiting Spitalfields market on Saturday. The style market takes places on Saturdays showcasing new designers. I haven’t yet checked it out but will visit soon and update you all.

Another interesting photo on that I posted on Instagram was the Sweet Virtues Truffle. Sweet Virtues is a new upcoming food brand creating handmade super food truffles. The truffles are dairy free and absolutely delicious. They haven’t launched yet in full swing but I recommend trying them out when they launch. I came across Bobo’s Juicery at the Little Shop of Beauty event. They make cold pressed organic juices and smoothies. I was never fan of drinking vegetable smoothies even after knowing they are packed with nutrients but when I tried their A Bit of Ruff(age) juice a mix of fruit and vegetables I am now a convert. The juice is absolutely delicious and packed with nutrients and vitamins. They deliver to most post codes in London and you can order the juices online. Each juice is priced £5 which is a bit expensive but it is totally worth it.

I am trying to live a healthy life and have been looking for restaurants and cafe serving food sourced from organic ingredients. One of my favourite place for lunch time meal is Le Pain Quotidien. One of the pics in the Instagram snapshot is the Toasted Smoked Chicken & Mozzarella Tartine from Le Pain Quotidien, it’s delicious. Do check them out ladies if you haven’t yet.

Did you enjoy the post? Please do let me know if there is any particular kinds of post you would like me to write regularly. I love hearing from you. You can stay connected with me on BloglovinTwitter,Facebook and Instagram. Looking forward to connecting with you ladies :)

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Out and About: Portobello Road Market

 

Portobello Road Market

Last month I went to Portobello Market with one of my colleague from work to get some props, to decorate one of our client’s stall at the natural product show. I love Portobello Market in Notting Hill. Portobello Market in Notting Hill, London is world largest antiques market selling quirky and unique collectibles & antiques. People from all over the world visit this famous landmark in London making it a hot tourist destination. Portobello Road market is mostly famous for antiques but if you love vintage clothing and home decor this is must visit place in your bucket list. I fell in love with this market as you can find colourful and quirky stuff full of character. I love vintage look for home decor and it’s a paradise for me with so many unique items to buy and decorate my house.

Portobello Road Market

 

Portobello Road Market Vintage and quirky clothing on display at this shop window.

Portobello Road MarketLot of independent shops to buy clothes from, if you are looking for unique pieces.

Portobello Road MarketLoving the hats and bags. Very colourful and quirky. The colourful beaded bags and the shoe print bags stood out for me. Love the way the shop window has been displayed.

Portobello Road Market

If you are looking for t-shits with unique prints, this place is a good one to check out.

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road MarketLot of home decor items to buy. Full of character !

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road MarketBeautiful china crockery on display. Felt like buying all of them. I am a huge fan of floral print 🙂

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market

Portobello Road Market

Antique watches!

Portobello Market

Lots of memorabilia to buy.

Visiting Tips: Make sure you wear comfortable shoes, it’s  a 10 min walk from Notting Hill tube station and quite a large area full of shops. I was wearing heels and was so tired by the end of the whole tour.

Be sure to carry your camera and carry cash as lot of shops don’t accept card payments. Try your luck bargaining as you can get some discount at the independent shops. Make sure you carry a map or use maps on your phone if it’s your first visit.

Hope you enjoyed today’s post. If you have a blog do share it with me, I love checking out new blogs. Just put your blog links on the comment section.

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Stay Elegantly Fashionable xx

 

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