OOTD: Spring Monochrome

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I thought this fabulous Mohair Coat was my best vintage find ever….Until I stumbled upon this Levi’s Denim Jacket at Harper & Lewis Vintage boutique in the Bullring. I love denim so much and the cut of this was 100% DOPE. I had to have it. Plus it was on the sale rack (for £30). WHOOOOOOPWHOOOOOP. I literally danced out of there. Continue reading

My Top 5 Shoe Wardrobe Essentials

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“Give a girl the right shoe and she can conquer the world.” Marilyn Monroe was right; a shoe can make or break an outfit, whether it’s for that important pitch at work or a glamorous night on the town. What we wear from the ankle down can make a huge difference to how confident we feel, so it’s worth spending a bit of time and money to get your shoes right. Here’s a guide to what to wear for work, rest and play.

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Blogger Rant: What Camera & Editing Tools Do You Use?

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*These pictures are from my Summer holiday in August 2013 in Nice, France. I looked so tanned and worry-free! LOL. I need that sun back in my life. This UK negative temperatures ain’t doing my skin any justice at all. Plus my hair was till relaxed. Damn I was all about the creamy crack back then…Oh, well. I picked these pics because I was quite happy with the scenery we were able to capture here.

Today’s post isn’t really a rant (I haven’t thought of a better word, yet) more-so a post where other bloggers can share their photography and editing tips.  Continue reading

OOTD: Ripped & Ribbed

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Okay, my midsection is in no way ripped but I liked the rhyme of that. 

As I said earlier, we never go scouting for new locations to shoot in because… go figure.  My hubby felt bad about that post and decided to put in an effort with my photographs. Hahaha. We went for a short walk around the flat and 7 minutes later stumbled upon this park. Perfect. I so ready to pose for my one and only beloved paparazzi when it literally began to rain on my parade. Oh sugar!  Continue reading

Style Diary: Olivia T of Olivia Gold

I’m having a moment this week. But what always puts me in a good mood is this Style Diary segment. Thanks to those of you who have been kind enough to express interest and others who have responded to my bugging emails; I have garnered a handful of diverse stylistas to keep your Thursdays spicy here on ABY. So stay tuned! For a chance to be featured, email artbecomesyou@yahoo.com. Today’s fashion killer is none other than the sizzling London-based Olivia of Olivia Gold. I stumbled upon Tumblr over a year ago and she was sooo good, I just had to get her to spare a few moments for ABY! Here’s what she had to divulge: Continue reading