Ruffles - Affordable Fashion - Rachel Oates
fashion, Trends & Inspiration

Ruffles, Ruffles, Ruffles under £50 ♥

You can't avoid Ruffles this season. They are everywhere and they are adorable! Here are some of my favourite ruffled pieces, all from the high street, all well under £50! Dresses Zara Gingham Dress with Ruffled Sleeves - £39.99 Zara Dress with Ruffled Back - £29.99 River Island Teal Ruffle Hem Dress - £20.00  New… Continue reading Ruffles, Ruffles, Ruffles under £50 ♥

5 Questions to Ask Before Buying New Clothes - Affordably Fashionable - Rachel Oates
beauty, fashion, fashion advice, My Makeup Looks

Questions To Ask Yourself When Shopping on a Budget

If you love clothes shopping as much as me, you'll probably have made a few mistakes over the years... So, to try and avoid that I came up with 5 questions I always ask myself before I buy any new clothes / shoes / accessories and hopefully they'll make your shopping experience easier and a… Continue reading Questions To Ask Yourself When Shopping on a Budget

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Furiously Happy – Jenny Lawson : AF Reading Challenge #2

The second book I read in 2017 was Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson. For my Reading Challenge, this completes #3 A biography, autobiography or memoir. What’s it About? Subtitled 'A Funny Book About Horrible Things', Furiously Happy is Jenny's second book and it's not so much an actual autobiography but more of a big, funny, ridiculously honest collections… Continue reading Furiously Happy – Jenny Lawson : AF Reading Challenge #2

fashion, Trends & Inspiration

Shiny Metallics: Fashion Trends You Need To Know in 2017

In my last 2017 post I talked about how Gingham will be making a comeback in a big way but this trend isn't quite so new, it was around a little in 2016 and this year it's going to get even bigger! Metallics are here to stay this year; think the shinier the better, think anything… Continue reading Shiny Metallics: Fashion Trends You Need To Know in 2017

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Gingham: Fashion Trends You Need To Know in 2017

2017 is looking like it's going to be a fun one for fashion and one of the biggest trends is definitely going to be Gingham! Gingham is going to be everywhere. Gingham will be to this summer what velvet was in AW16. But, the new Gingham isn't just for little girly dresses any more, this year… Continue reading Gingham: Fashion Trends You Need To Know in 2017

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fashion, fashion advice

5 Fashion Mistakes You Need To Stop Making

Don't worry, we've all made some horrific fashion choices in our time and we're going to continue to. It's just one of those things. But here are 5 things you might not even realise you're doing wrong but should probably stop anyway...   In Summary... If you don't fancy sitting through 10 whole minutes of… Continue reading 5 Fashion Mistakes You Need To Stop Making

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beauty, Product Reviews

Beauty Favourites Under £10

I'm a big believer that, while you often get what you pay for, you can just as often get great quality at a really affordable price. Especially when it comes to makeup and beauty products. For your every day products, or when you're just starting out and still getting to grips with how to use… Continue reading Beauty Favourites Under £10