Monday, 18 August 2014

Mosaic Moment


It seems the sunny days of summer are now a distant memory here in England but my summer baby genes will not be quashed as I still try and pretend it’s a warmer temperature outside. Despite the less than glorious conditions, I still threw together a look I’ve been looking forward to wearing all season.                      
I wore a gorgeous mosaic style bralet which I treated myself to a couple of weeks ago from Topshop. It’s neoprene material is bang on trend with the likes of Missguided producing various co-ords and pieces in the scuba fabric this season. The colours in the top were so rich and the pattern so detailed it reminded me of a Gaudi inspired design or that of a Greek mosaic. 

I styled the bralet with a neutral grey tube skirt, keeping the colours cool and subdued which allowed the top to work it’s magic.  

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My choice of eye colours was clear from the offset with this outfit - deep blue and grey. Using a selection of shades, I created a deep smokey eye to complete my look. I began by taking Urban Decay Verve from the Naked 2 Palette in the corners of my eyes.


Blending further to the middle I used a soft cornflour blue colour from an extremely cheap  Beauty UK palette I bought a while back which has proved to be very useful over the years.
In the socket of my eye and winging towards the outer corners I blended a deep midnight blue shade with a sheen of grey - I created this by blending one shade from a GOSH palette and Urban Decay’s Eyeshadow in Pistol. To finish off I used Eyeko’s Skinny Liquid Eyeliner Black and L'oreal’s Volume Millions Lashes Excess.

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After finally getting to wear this mosaic-esque treasure, I’m looking forward to taking it away with me when I go on my holidays to much sunnier climates…not long now!


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bralet : Topshop
skirt : Matalan
heels : Office
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