Sunday, 31 May 2009

MAC Swatches- A Rose Romance and Saint Germain

A Rose Romance- I really like this one! At first I thought it didn't really show up on my lips, but it's a nice subtle pink.
Mac Saint Germain- was really excited to get this one, but it can turn out a bit Barbie like, I have to be pretty lighthanded otherwise it can be too OTT

Tuesday, 26 May 2009

I know I mentioned a shopping ban somewhere...

I know I have no excuses, but this is probably the last of my shopping for a while. Don't quote me though because stocktake sales are around the corner, and you know everything just goes out the window for a good bargain.... right? 

So I checked out the MAC A Rose Romance collection, and fell in love with the soft pretty colours, and ended up with the Rose Romance lipstick. d'oh! where are my resisting skills?

Goodies from Alannah Hill:

The belt version of the headband I bought earlier:

Cohen et Sabine top I bought awhile ago at the DJs sales:

Tuesday, 19 May 2009

A girl can dream

These stunning clutches, with their intricate details and pretty beading, by Christian Lacroix are so beautiful I'd be scared to use them! 

Lusting after these Chanel earrings:

And this cuff from Net-a-Porter:

But like I said... I'm on a self imposed shopping ban as far as I can see. So it means I can only window shop and dream! Haha 

Monday, 18 May 2009

Cure for Mondayitis #3

It's no surprise that my cures for Mondayitis always somehow include food.

Goodies from Croissant D'Or including Hazelnut tart, Caramel Kiss, Cherry crumble and some raspberry tart*

*names may or may not have been altered due to my bad memory!

Update in dot points:
  • I've lost my blogging mojo lately. I don't know why. It's not like I'm busy or anything- far from it actually. Unless having Gossip Girl and Family Guy watching marathons, procrastinating on Facebook, working every now and then, reading magazines in bed counts as being busy?
  • It sounds like bliss, but really, I'd kill for a proper full time job right now. Still no such luck on that front, and yes, I'm still applying! Quite sad actually, but I'm being positive about it and not letting it get to me too much.
  • Looks like I'll be going ahead with my Masters if I don't find a job by July! Just have to find out what units to enrol in since I've done some of the subjects in my undergraduate degree. I think I'm unconsciously putting it off because A) The course convener isn't replying to my emails and I know I should really call him, but B) I'm hoping that I find a job by then instead of going back to study
  • I don't know if I can go through it all again. Argh.
  • First mandarin class went well I think. The teacher is surprisingly good!
  • Closer to getting my impacted wisdom teeth pulled out- have the consultation tomorrow to see how much it will cost etc - one step closer to getting braces -_-
  • Bracing myself for the financial heart attack of the cost of the above procedure
  • Which is why I'm going to be on a shopping ban for the foreseeable future. How sad. Bye bye fun and pretty things!

Balmain Autumn/Winter 09/10

Loving all the structured  and edgy pieces, especially the gorgeous jackets.

Sunday, 17 May 2009

Koko Black, Canberra

Ahh, chocolate, the stuff dreams are made of. Nothing cures a cold wintery Canberra day, than a nice cup of chocolate! Even better when it's from Koko Black

If it's one advantage Canberra has over Sydney, this place is definitely it!

Perusing the menu... way too many appealing choices!

Belgian Spoil - the choice when you can't decide since it has a bit of everything! Chocolate cake, shortbread, chocolate mousse & icecream, with 2 Belgain chocolates

Iced chocolate

Hot chocolate- heavenly!

Bunda St,
Canberra, ACT 2600
Koko Black on Urbanspoon

Sunday, 3 May 2009

Perfect pretty pastel flats

Tina pastel flats from Sambag. I'm totally and utterly in love with the lilac pair! *must have when payday rolls around and I'm not completely broke*