All black casual style

The weather has finally started to brighten up a bit and last weekend, I was able to take Ziva for a little walk without having to change into waterproofs!

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Photography by Richard Ayres

sheer batwing top: Eustratia

Sunglasses: Balmain (currently sold out)

Harness bra: Nichole de Carle

Crystal necklace: Infinity

Feather necklace: Richard Ayres

belt: Asos (similar)

Jeans: Next (similar here)

Boots: Dr. Martens 

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Twigs

The piece of land next to my house has recently been cleared of all its trees which ended up in a large pile next to the back wall of my yard. I thought they resembled a pyre and would make a good backdrop for a shoot.

twigs 4twings1twigs 2twigs 5This is one of my favourite simple outfits at the moment. I like outfits that manage to balance elegance, drama and toughness and if they can be easy to wear as well that’s always a bonus. I could wear this almost anywhere and feel comfortable.

Dress: H&M

Harness: Eustratia

Sandals: Topshop

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Depeche Vogue

I recently started contributing to Rebelicious magazine with an inspiration and shopping feature. I’ve been featured in the magazine a few times so I thought it was time I give something back and I hope readers appreciate my taste.

depeche vogue3This is this months feature, which you can view online in the current issue preview.

If you aren’t familiar with Rebelicious, you should definitely check it out. They offer online and print versions as well as additional online content and features.

depeche vogue 1Those of you who read my blog are probably used to my current obsession posts. I’m thinking about taking them monthly and introducing a new feature soon to keep things fresh.

I especially enjoy the shopping feature and featuring my favourite independent brands, though I always try and keep it balanced with some easily accessible high street finds that are perfect for that last minute night out.

I’d love to hear what you think of Depeche Vogue and also if there’s something specific you’d like to see on here.

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Hair story

I saw Audrey Kitching do a post on how her hair had evolved since 2005 and it got me thinking about the different hairstyles I’ve had in that time. I’ve had a multitude of different real and fake hair styles over the years and decided to dip out some photos to share some of them.

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This is one from my first photoshoot in my college boiler room in 2005.

I used to wear a lot of fake hair but it was actually black at the time.

I used to wear a lot of fake hair but it was actually black at the time.

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21st birthday vanity shots

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red 21st birthday vanity shots

 

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first bought dreads

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first knotted fake dreads I made

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ghost in the shell hair

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skin two ball 2005 or 6

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experimenting with wool dreads

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foam, synth dreads and plastic

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rexlace fringe and dreads

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short silver and purple dreads

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first time totally bleached before going lilac/grey.

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chopsticks bun dreads phase

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purple backcombed mullet

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puple weft extensions

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grey and purple curly and straight dreads

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natural hair and dreads

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purple fringe and dreads

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plum and purple

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purple mess

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purple bob

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purple synth dreads and fringe

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purple concave bob

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purple and blond victory rolls

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curly dreads

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white and lilac curly dreads

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lilac dreads

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dreads and weft extensions

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dreads and undercut

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curly dreads

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white curly dreads

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dreads with nut beads

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purple hair rolls

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rose red weft extensions

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rose red hair with salt and pepper weft.

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dread bun with plastic fringe

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white bob

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curly weft

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all the fake hair

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red and curly wefts

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mini crimped

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pinned up

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grey weft

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black and white curly weft

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rolls and weft

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buns

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short roll

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grey bob

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white bob

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curls and pug

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backcombed

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shaved side

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lilac and purple by toria brightside

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all up by neil lewis

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crimped

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lilac up-do

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backcombed

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deathhawk

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roll plait

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troll

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curls

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mono-roll

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more extensions

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double braids

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silver and grey

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fluffy

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black fringe

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lilac and white extensions

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pink by jennifer byron

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white crimped

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transitional dip dye by emily bailey

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braids and shaved

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black dip dye by jennifer byron

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light blue

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turquoise

This is just a selection of my hairstyle pictures. The sizes are a bit all over the place but I didn’t want to exclude the smaller ones.

Some people think it’s embarrassing to upload old photos but I think it’s fun to remember past hair and style, as well as the memories that come with it.

I hope you enjoyed looking through my hair story.

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