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A taste of the Cocktail Experience

Got plans this weekend? Cancel them, like immediately. I’m being serious… you don’t want to miss this. The Cocktail Experience is launching in Leeds and it’s gonna be a bloomin’ good two nights. With all your fave bars and restaurants in Leeds creating signature cocktails for you to fall in love with and get a […]

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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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Brunch dates at Love Rouge

I’m forever on the hunt for cute spots to while away the weekday mornings with my macbook and an iced latte or spend lazy sundays with my other half or catching up with my gal squad. If you ever need to find me, just look for good wifi and great Eggs Benedict. As it turns out, […]

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Summer Party in Style with La Redoute

If you ask any Northern blogger gal who throws the best parties, they’ll tell you straight up it’s La Redoute. After the fabulous La Redoute Christmas event, I couldn’t wait for the next invite to land in my inbox. Cue the excitement & me counting down to the LR Summer Party, hosted at a mystery […]

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The Curvy Smart Casual

Smart-Casual is the enigma of dress codes. Sure, guys can throw on a pair of good jeans with a shirt and they’re good to go. But when it comes to gals, things get a little more complex. Are heels and a dress too much? Will I be under-dressed in jeans? *calls all friends to see […]

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Why I Blog & The Bloggers Blog Awards

I’m super excited to announce I’ve been shortlisted for Best Fashion Blog in the Bloggers Blog Awards again, thanks to you lovely lot. I’ve been blogging properly on The Fashion Fictionary since January 2014 (where have 2 & 1/2 years gone??) and, despite all the hard work it takes, I still blooming love it. With […]

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Bardot Style Stripes

I’ve got a confession to make… pretty much this whole outfit is from Primark! Shocker I know (lol jk Primark Queen right here). I had one of those ‘everything is going wrong days’ to which, as we all know, shopping is the only cure. And since I’m on a spending ban right now (that’s going […]

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A weekend in Cologne; strolling through the city

We spent our second day in Cologne playing total tourists. After moving to Motel One and admiring the view, we headed out in search of something to eat and to do a li’l exploring. Since I was with a group of blogger gals, I wasn’t prepared with the usual 48-page, impossible to complete or enjoy itinerary […]

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Dining at Chez Mal with Restaurants of Leeds*

If you’re a bit of a foodie (aka you love eating out anywhere near as much as I do), you need to have Restaurants of Leeds on your radar! They’re all about finding the top spots to eat and love all things local. They invited myself and Jamie down to Malmaison in Leeds to take Chez […]

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Summer Stripes and Bomber Jackets

Bomber jackets are abso everywhere at the min, from dusky pink numbers to classy khaki. So I decided to get my hands on one and take it for a spin. I wanted something a little different, so when I spotted one with contrast cuffs and some cute looking applique, it was straight in my basket. […]

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