Thursday, 28 January 2016

Summery Pastel Blue Floral Jumpsuit






Dissh Jumpsuit, Factorie Hat, London Rebel Sandals

I hope everyone has had a fabulous week celebrating Australia Day! If you can't tell from my sun burnt chest, I certainly did! For me it's been an exhausting but fun week and I am super excited to announce that on Saturday I will be heading overseas to Vanuatu and Noumea on a cruise! So I'm planning a massive blog post on my fashion and beauty must haves for an island get-away which will hopefully be coming to the blog soon if I (fingers crossed) get some access to internet next week. 

Anyway, yesterday I was frolicking around Coolangatta in this new pastel blue floral playsuit I purchased from Dissh. I love the pastel blue colour, so pretty and perfect for summers on the beach and the fringe trimming is hippie perfection.

Hoping you all have a great weekend, and for more summer outfit inspiration be sure to check out these posts:

Happy Friday Eve,
Kelly xx

Thursday, 14 January 2016

My Top 10 Beauty Loves of 2015


So it's already half-way through January and I only just got round to doing sorting out my beauty loves for the past year. I'm sure you guys have read a hundred other blogs summarising their favourite beauty products from the past year but I hope you all enjoy this one nonetheless.

I only really started branching out in the beauty in the past year, so there are still heaps of products I want to try but here are my favourites so far. Some of these products I have also mentioned in other posts, such as this one and this one, so you should check those posts out if you'd like to read me hype about them more!

1. Hourglass Ambient Lighting Palette
Such fine milled powders, perfect for setting make up and using as a highlighter for that extra glow! Particularly the middle one, incandescent lighting.

2. Maybelline Lash Sensational Mascara
Lengthens and volumizes, what more could you want? When I realised the brush was plastic I thought I wouldn't like it, but it quickly became my favourite mascara of 2015.

3. Too Faced Love Flush Blush in Love Hangover
Such pretty colour that lasts, I need to get my hands on more! To see swatches of this blush and read some more about it click here.

4. MAC Lipstick in Taupe
A dark brown nude shade. It was a colour that I wouldn't have normally gone for but when I tried it on in store I knew I needed it. It seriously changed up my beauty look in 2015 and quickly became my go to lipstick.

5. Born this Way Foundation in Nude
This is the best foundation I've tried. Such full coverage but moisturising at the same time, which is perfect for my dry skin.

6. L'oreal Lumi Base Magique Primer
This stuff is amazing! When used it makes any foundation look glowy and luminous. Such a beautiful primer and one I will definitely be repurchasing.

7. GHD V Rose Gold Hair Straightner
This is my baby I got for my 21st from Mum and Dad. I love the colour but besides that, I love how well it curls and straightens my hair while still leaving it shiny. When I style my hair with this straightener, my hair stays put for longer and looks beautiful all day. Before this straightener I'd never had a GHD, only a remmington. And I don't think I'll be going back to that anytime soon.

8. Nars Laguna Bronzer
Everybody and their dogs knows about this bronzer but it's honestly the best bronzer I've tried. Maybe even better than my chocolate solei! It gives the best natural bronzy look, I am obsessed with it.

9. Mecca Cosmetica Blending Brush
This has been my go to brush for any eyeshadow look I've done in the past year. It simply gets the job done and blends out my eyeshadow perfectly.

10. Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette
I saved the best for last. This is probably my favourite beauty purchase of 2015. If you don't have this, you need it. Enough said! But if you want to read more about it, click here.

I hope the first few weeks of 2016 have treated you all well! And if you're not already, I'd love for you to follow me on Instagram @anneinthedollhouse. It would mean the world to me!

And tell me what are some of your beauty loves you've had for the past year?

Kelly xx

Wednesday, 6 January 2016

Floral Embroidered Jumpsuit and Wide-Rimmed Boater Hat










Happy New Year lovelies! I hope you are all well and ready to achieve big things this year! Today I'm wearing this gorgeous floral embroidered jumpsuit that I found at a little store in the middle of the Strand shopping centre in Coolangatta. I love the colours of the embroidery; red, orange and peachy colours. It feels nice and summery and is loose fitting so great to wear during these sticky and hot summer days. And this hat is simply stunning, such a perfect addition to any beach-y outfit!

I brought in the new year sitting on the beach, looking up at the stars and watching the fireworks over the ocean. It was quite dreamy really. This year I'm hoping to continue improving on this blog and hopefully squeeze in some travel among keeping up with uni. I've got a cruise in the Pacific Islands coming up in February and I'm hoping to travel to America at the end of this year! Keeping my fingers crossed. 

What are your plans for the new year? I'd love to hear about them!
Kelly xx 

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