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Festive Cheats; the Moscow Mule winter cocktail recipe

December 1st means the countdown to Christmas is officially on, despite that fact I’ve already had my tree up and decorated for over a week. And what better way to start the celebrations than with a boozy recipe? The first ever recipe on The Fashion Fictionary (of course its alcoholic) marks the launch of my […]

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Prestige Brunch at Vice & Virtue, Leeds*

I won’t lie, brunch is basically an every weekend kinda occurrence these days, because what’s a weekend with Eggs Benedict and a flat white or 7? But after a while, it all starts to get a little samey. So it was time to check out somewhere doing brunch a little differently, and that somewhere just […]

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The best luxury brunch in Leeds; Bottomless brunch at Issho

What’s better than brunch? Well, considering it’s the best thing since sliced bread, very little. Except bottomless brunch. Since the trend made its way up north, Leeds has grabbed onto it with all the enthusiasm of a fashion blogger fighting over the last pair of those H&M earrings. Bottomless brunch does come at a price […]

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Casual weekend wear; styling Vans with Footasylum.

When it comes to shoes a. I have too many and b. I like ’em comfy. I used to be all about heels but I’ve always had a love for Vans, and these days you’re more likely to find me in a pair of flats (or sparkly ankle boots… but you get my gist). I’ve […]

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What’s new & what’s happening; Summer in Leeds

Summer in Leeds is essentially busy season for new openings, menu changes and roof terrace parties. I feel like I’ve hardly seen the inside of my flat in weeks and can’t remember the last time I cooked dinner at home (totally not a bad thing), so I’ve pulled together a round up of the best […]

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How to live your best life; don’t be embarrassed!

After heading to Blog at the Beach with Icelolly last week, I’ve been feeling so inspired, especially after a talk from Jen at She Gets Around, who had us up on our feet dancing, writing poems and supporting each other. One of the things she said really stuck with me… ‘Don’t be embarrassed’. Life is […]

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OOTD; the little white dress

If there’s one thing every Spring/Summer wardrobe needs, it’s a little white dress. My latest trip to Murcia gave me the chance to test run some new pieces, including this babin’ number from Rock My Vintage, and I’ve fallen in love. When something is just so easy to wear, it makes getting up and acing […]

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Eat meat with Bossa*

Restaurant trends over the last couples of years have really taken to Leeds; think gourmet burgers, street food and all you can eat meat. And the latest edition to the latter is Bossa – a social dinning experience in the city. Bossa manages to compete with similar prices points without compromising on quality of the […]

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OOTD: bold shades and frills

As much as I adore immaculately put together looks, sometimes life just calls for a jumper and jeans. Having a wardrobe full of structured pieces is all well and good until you have approx. 5 minutes to get ready and you have a looooong day ahead. What you really want is something comfy but doesn’t […]

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Top 5 Brunch spots in Leeds

Brunch is arguably the best meal of the day… wait, what am I talking about? There is no argument, Brunch = bae. It’s trendy AF too (oh hey unlimited brunch) so there are new spots popping up all the time. Which obviously means an excuse to go for brunch approx. 2035638 times a week (as […]

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