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.

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Petite Lazy Girl Weight Loss Challenge: Week 3

Petite Lazy Girl Weight Loss Challenge


Hello Ladies! Last Week I was feeling quite low and didn’t workout so apologies that I couldn’t post petite lazy girl weight loss challenge week 3 updates. This week is my week 3 as I missed last week’s workout. Week 2 of my weight loss journey saw some tiny improvement and it motivated me to work harder. I am on week 2 of the Race for Life 5K jogging plan. This week I have been doing two 15 min sessions and one 18 min session of jogging & walking and 2 days of light exercise. From last week what’s different, is the increase in time and you walk for 1 min but jog or 2 mins in each session as opposed to 1 min jog and 2 mins walk. I was doing very well in week 1 of the plan, week 2 seems to be challenging for me especially jogging at 3.5 mph. I haven’t gone jogging in years and feel like I can’t jog any more. I have been extremely sad, looking at my condition and I am not even 30. I am determined to get back my fitness  and I am now trying to do my workouts in the morning so that I don’t have any excuse to skip them after work.

Just before my morning workout I am drinking Herbalife Strawberry protein shake with almond milk as I have hormonal acne and have stopped diary completely. I am a Herbalife distributor in case any of you want anything ordered do let me know.

Weight Diary Week 3 ( Check my last week’s weight diary here)

Weight:51.2kg  ( gained few grams as I didn’t work out last week)

Waist: 32 inch ( Measured around belly button) no change since week 2

Arms:10 inch (no change since week 2)

Thighs: 18.5 inch .5inch loss


If you are also trying to tone up or on a weight loss journey like me then feel free to connect with me .If you enjoyed reading this post and want to join me in the weight loss challenge.Please tweet me or ask me questions via the comment section. Keep in touch with me on TwitterBloglovinFacebook and Instagram to check my progress.

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Introducing Perfect Eyelashes


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Perfect Eyelashes

Perfect Eyelashes by Agnes Dos Santos*

I love natural false eyelashes. Accentuating your eyes with false eyelashes can really enhance your eyes. I am a recent convert to natural false eyelashes and wear them when I am going to a party or for a special occasion. Currently I am using Natural Luxurious Strip Lashes from Perfect Eyelashes by Agnes Dos Santos. The strip lashes are made from human hair that is ethically sourced in Europe. They are designed and tested in UK. Perfect Eyelashes was established in 2009 and are a reputable brand in the eyelash industry with salons in Holborn, Harley Street and Kensington. At their salons they offer variety of luxurious eyelash extension.

The first time when I used strip lashes from Perfect Eyelashes I was impressed that it was so lightweight and made from human hair as opposed to being synthetic. The lashes look so natural and neatly sit on top of your own lashes. They fit my eye socket quite well but if you need to adjust you can always cut it, to suit your eyes. The lashes are re-usable which means you don’t have keep buying another pair after one use. I am a huge fan of re-usable lashes as you don’t have to bust your wallet. The lashes looked so natural that you can wear them anywhere. The lashes would look good with natural day time makeup as well as heavy party makeup. They came in a “You are Beautiful” case which is so easy to open unlike the ones you get in supermarkets.

I went to a house party wearing the strip lashes and got so many compliments. Most of my friends said they looked so natural which is a great compliment. I would highly recommend you ladies to check out their website.If your wedding day is coming up and you are looking for specialised lash extension experts then I would suggest checking out Perfect Eyelashes salons in London.

Hope you liked the post. Do you use false lashes? Do you like them? You can stay connected with me on BloglovinTwitter,Facebook and Instagram. Looking forward to connecting with you ladies :)

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Petite Pick Of The Day: Beach Edit

Petite Pick of the Day: Beach Edit
Products in the look set Petite Pick Of The Day: Beach Edit
1. Poisson D’Amour Kaftan : £49. Original price was £61
2. Maragret Floral Bandeau and Brief Bikini with 3D Flower in Floral available : £25.
3. Vince Camuto Adrelin sandals :£41.
4. Kate spade new york Via Limoni Aria bag :£235
5. Serendipity sunglasses : £72
I love the bag however it’s a bit too expensive. It’s on my wish list. Hope I can but it some day.
Hope you enjoyed the curated look. If you are petite and curvy kaftans are your best friend. I have quite a few kaftans in my holiday collection.
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Petite Lazy Girl Weight Loss Challenge: Week 2

Petite Lazy Girl Weight Loss


Hello Everyone! Happy Thursday! I am so glad it’s almost 1 day left for the long weekend here in England. If read my post on Petite Lazy Girl Weight Loss Challenge last week you will know I have started this weight loss journey to get in shape and tone up. Just few things I wanted to share with you guys.

As of 28th April 2014 I have started following the Race for Life 5K jogging plan. I always wanted to run a marathon but never actually signed up, but this time I was strong enough and signed up for Race for Life 5K. It’s a good way to get fit and raise money for cancer. I have had too many close family members and friend’s families being affected by cancer so I decided this the best way to raise money and make a difference to this cause. I am soon going to set up my just giving page so if you guys could contribute any amount that would be lovely.

The jogging plan is an easing plan for me to follow so I decided to use that as my training guide before the race day. You can print the plan for free from here if you want. To give you a gist the jogging plan is a 6 weeks plan to help you train to jog for 5k. You train for 5 days and have 2 days rest days. This week is my first week on this plan so I worked out on Monday which was a 12 min session combining 2 mins brisk walk and 1 min gentle jog in 4 intervals. For the first week you have 3 days of 12 mins sessions and 2 days of 4 min run workout( exercise routine). If you are a newbie like me this is program is doable without making you quit after 1 session.

How I train:

1. Set 20 mins goal on the treadmill. Walk at 2.9 mph for 8 mins then for 12 mins I walk 2 mins at 3.6 mph and jog 1 min at 3.6 mph in 4 intervals.

2. I do 4 sets of Crunches. Each set has 10 repetition.

3. I stretch afterwards


Food rules:

1. No Dairy

2. No junk food

3. No soda

4. Replaced white bread with brown bread and white rice with brown basmati rice.


Weight Diary Week 2 ( Check my last week’s weight diary here)

Weight:51.1 kg  Lost 1.1 kg : feeling great!

Waist: 32 inch ( Measured around belly button) Lost .5 inch

Arms:10 inch Lost .5 inch

Thighs: 19 inch No change

Tips: I have found music motivates me a lot and I feel quite pumped up to work out hard. I do suggest you to download some great tunes for your workout. You will be surprised how much you can workout. Check out my playlist below.

Gym Playlist


Ladies do share any tips you might have. If you are also trying to tone up or on a weight loss journey like me then feel free to connect with me .If you enjoyed reading this post and want to join me in the weight loss challenge.Please tweet me or ask me questions via the comment section. Keep in touch with me on TwitterBloglovinFacebook and Instagram to check my progress.

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Models Own Hypergel Nail Polish

Models Own Hypergel

Models Own Hypergel Red Lustre SG005

Models own hyper gel polishModels Own Hypergel Sundress SG013

Hello Everyone! Recently I visited the Models Own #Bottleshop in Westfield London last week. I love Models Own  #Bottleshop its such an innovative idea of a pop-up shop. Most of their nail polishes are £5. At the Westfield shop they had a deal “Buy 6 items for £20”. I initially wanted their nail polish corrector pen however I thought it was a great chance to buy few other stuff from them. I came across Models Own hyper gel nail polish. The label said no UV so I grabbed two bottles immediately. I picked up Red Lustre SG005 and Sundress SG013. I picked up few other lip gloss and got a free lip liner. I was extremely happy. I came back home and tried out the nail polishes.

I tried the Sundress SG013 first which is a pink colour and my favourite. If you are tan skinned like me this colour suits very well brightening up the hand. I was very excited as I used to spend a lot of money to get gel nails done at nail salons in London and couldn’t afford to keep doing it. Also to remove them you would need to go the nail salon and spend £10 which also puts off many people to gel nails done frequently. Models Own have brought this amazing concept of gel nail polish which doesn’t require LED light for just £5. It is economical now get gel nails without busting your wallet. I know there are brands who do gel nail polish with no UV but I have not found any other brand who charge as little as £5. The best part is the quality is really well and you can remove it using normal nail polish remover. My nails looked perfect almost for 1 week which was great as it didn’t chip at all. When I use normal nail polish after doing dish washing they chip so easily. I was extremely happy with the result. After a week I tried the Red Lustre SG013 which is quite bright and a nice colour as well.

However my favourite is the Sundress SG005 and highly recommend it. I did get quite a lot of compliments from my friends.

Tips: Make sure you put 2 or 3 coat to get best results. Make sure you let it dry for at least 20 mins to prevent any smudging. The first time I applied hyper gel after 5 mins I started taking photos which smudged the nail colour a bit but next time I applied the nail polish and let it dry for 20 mins and it was flawless.

Also if you are a novice at applying nail polish(like me) make sure you invest in Models Own nail corrector pen which helps you erase any nail polish smudged on the side every easily. I highly recommend it.

Verdict: 4.5 out of 5. Good price and good quality hyper gel nail polish. Models Own Hypergel comes in range of colours to suit everyone’s taste. Check it out here.

Have you tried Models Own hyper gel nail polish? Do you like it? Do let me me. You can stay connected with me on BloglovinTwitter,Facebook and Instagram. Looking forward to connecting with you ladies 🙂

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Petite Fitting Room Diary


Petite Fitting Room

Last weekend I went to my local shopping mall to check out what’s in store this season. I always pass Coast store but never go inside. Don’t what was stopping me all this while. I always would go to my usual stores Topshop, Zara, Next, Mango and Primark. However there was this navy blue cami top on the shop window which caught my attention so I decided to take the leap and go inside. I was trying to pick up the navy blue cami top but the hanger was quite high up for me. This is a common problem for us petite girls is in it? Why are hangers put so high up anyway there was a lovely petite shop assistant who tried to help me saying she could help just because she is used to the rails and not that she was taller than me :P. However I managed to pick up the cami top myself somehow after few attempts. The shop assistant lady was very nice as she took the items from my hand and placed it the fitting room for me to carry on browsing. I was very impressed with their service.
Petite Fitting Room

Petite Fitting Room
Petite Fitting Room
After browsing around I tried on the navy blue cami top with a black cover up and a black jacket. I quite liked the top with the cover up as opposed to the black jacket.  The jacket fit me well everywhere except for sleeves. The sleeves length was bit long for me as you can see in the picture. I loved the colour of the cami top. The top is not from the petite section. The top is a bit long for us petites but I loved it, it could be worn as a dress or with skinny jeans as I did. You could also pair it with tights/leggings and high heels, it would look fab. The reason I wore a cover up is that I have gained weight and I don’t like showing off my arms. I would love to wear the cami top without any cover up in summer once I have lost some weight. Talking of weight have you read my post on weightloss challenge? If you are trying to lose some weight and need a partner in crime feel free to get in touch with me. Drop a comment below the post or tweet me. I would love to connect with you ladies. I am very delighted to have gone to Coast as I quite like their collection. I feel their clothing line suits my petite style. They do have petite range but only for dresses.
The blue cami top( Size 8)  I tried, is priced £35 which I think is a good price and it was good quality fabric. The cover up( size XS)  is priced £45 which I feel is a bit pricey. The jacket( size 8) is £75. I didn’t purchase any of the items at the moment but I am surely going to buy the cami top soon( as soon as it’s pay day).
Do you go to Coast? Do you like their collection?  Do let me know. You can stay connected with me on BloglovinTwitter,Facebook and Instagram.
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Petite Pick Of The Day: My Wishlist

Petite Pick Of The Day
Hi Everyone! Today’s Petite Pick Of The Day is a combination of pink and black pairings. Both these colours are my favourite and I have been trying to find a pink petite playsuit since ages. If you are petite and curvy( have a tummy) like me I would suggest trying playsuits, you will thank me. It’s the best discovery I have ever made. I am now a playsuit convert and have a few of these in my closet. Playsuit camouflages tummy quite well and looks like a dress.When it comes to pink I often think, how can I pair it up so that it looks elegant, classy and chic instead looking pretty and cute. I am so tired of being called cute, I am sure you petite ladies will agree with me. We petite girls want to be called elegant, classy, sexy, sassy anything but cute;we have had enough of the word ‘cute’. I paired this pink playsuit with black shoes, black bag and black accessories giving it a classy look.
I am a huge fan of Audrey Hepburn and love her lcassy, elegant and chic style. I adore the elegance and poise she embodied.If you are trying to achieve a classy look remember too much of accessories won’t go down well. If you are wearing a statement necklace then stick to a stud earring and perhaps leave out the bracelet or chunky watch. For this look I chose a black bag which is one of my favourite from Michael Kors and is on my wish list to buy soon. I went for black heel sandal and black sunglasses to complete the look. One more tip for petite girls is to wear solid colours it gives an illusion of height. I would suggest trying it out and seeing it for yourself.


The playsuit is from Miss Selfridges, sandals from Aiva & Aiden, bag from Michael Kors, stud earrings from overstock.com and lastly the necklace is from John Lewis. You can click on the individual images below the main image to check out the price of the products.
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