Outfit Of The Day #8 | The Harry Potter Edition

*includes gifted PR products* I recently got to go back to the Harry Potter studio tour and this time I took my mum along with me 😊 I’ve been a couple of times before but my mum’s never been so I decided to treat her for her birthday!!

While we were there, I also gave her a quick crash course on photography so I could get some outfit of the day photos! I think she did really well!! (Apart from a couple of blurry photos and all the ones of me with my eyes closed 😂😂)

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Gobstone Alley August Box

For my birthday (back in August), I decided I really wanted to order a Gobstone Alley box as a present to myself.  I got a one-off box for about £35 (the company is in Poland so I bought mine in euros).

If you’re unfamiliar with Gobstone Alley, they sell monthly Harry Potter related subscription boxes, filled with between 11 and 15 random and mysterious goodies (previous items have included a quill, wands, prints, stationery and you get the idea).  The boxes also always include one wearable item (usually a t-shirt), some collectible playing cards, a candle from Incendio Candles and some loose leaf tea made by a company called Cosy Elves.  The boxes are also filled with goodies from small independent retailers so you really feel like you’re getting something unique that’s been made just for that month’s box!

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Styling Clothes With Wingz*

I’d never really given much thought to my arms before.  I mean, I do have quite slender forearms, dotted with cute little freckles and a pretty wrist tattoo.  My feelings about my upper arms were pretty indifferent; until I was tagged on Facebook a few years ago in the most unflattering photo, I was at a friend’s wedding wearing a blue sleeveless dress.

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What’s In My Handbag | 2018

I last did one of these back in 2016 (you can read the post here) so I thought it was time for a bit of an update!!  At the moment I’m using my gorgeous dark green crossbody bag that I picked up from Primark; it was £7 but when I got to the till, it was down to £3 in the sale 😀  I love colour (even though it’s not a colour I’d normally go for) and the beetle detailing on the front.

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No, You Have A Shoe Problem!

I wouldn’t have said I was obsessed with shoes or trainers, but while I was sorting out my wardrobe recently, I realised I owned a hell of a lot more pairs than I thought I did and some that I’d completely forgotten I even owned 😬😬  As it was obvious I wasn’t going to ever wear a lot of them again, I decided to get rid of a load; to charity, to the tip and on Depop

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