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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Before last week I had never watched Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

And to add to the embarrassment of reaching 25 without seeing this classic film, I hadn’t remotely appreciated what I had been missing.

Thankfully this has now been rectified, I have now seen the film (at the wonderful Rooftop Film Club no less, see my review for Romeo Says So here) and I am completely and utterly in love with Audrey Hepburn, or Holly Golightly I can’t quite be sure.

Incredibly charismatic, and managing to combine an extravagant while charming dress sense, I have a new and pretty serious girl crush – move over Miranda Kerr!

These are my favourite aspects of her look:

– Costume jewellery

– Dressing as she wants no matter the occasion

– Making dishevelled look sexy

– And perhaps the best accessory of all, a great ginger cat!

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I think I need them all…

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My personal favourite: And the Classics: To go with the brooches:

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Eclectic Eccentricity

Jewellery boutique/designer Eclectic Eccentricity came to my attention six months ago when a normally annoying member of my family bought me the most amazing Christmas present, an octopus necklace. Since then, I have watched (and bought) with interest as they have gone from strength to strength, with every piece of jewellery unique, quirky and reasonably priced.

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With their new collection available now, I am somewhat loathe to spread the word as part of me wants to keep them all to myself… but for you lovely people, anything. A couple of my favourite pieces are below, check them out here. 

Image of Isis - Triangle Pyramid Necklace

Image of Dino-Might Dinosaur Necklace

 

Team GB’s nail art

Guess the athlete!

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postcardwall

postcardwall; art / words /

Private view
Sunday 26 August 2012 6 – 9pm
[Come and celebrate the August bank holiday]

Exhibition open
27 August – 9 September 12 – 6pm
First Thursday 6 September 6 – 9pm
VEGAS Gallery, 274 Poyser Street, E2 9RF

postcardwall is once again exhibiting its entire collection to date at VEGAS Galley, Bethnal Green. Offline & on the wall with a twist, this exhibition will also exhibit a selection of artists that inspired the wall, showing their new work alongside the remembered image.

Exhibiting artists Katie Elder, David Anthony Hall, Sorcha O’Brien, Ann Pitkin, Olympia Polymeni, Roy Wright & Gwen Yip.

postcardwall is a blog about art inspired by postcards. Begun in 2009 by Sophie Hill, there are now over 300 postcards ‘on the wall’ and all will be exhibited along with their ‘blurb’ in an exhibition that is just as much about words as…

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Boris the Buffoon strikes again