fashion, fashion advice, ootd

Suiting Up

Whether you're new to this blog or you've been reading it for a while, you might have guessed that I'm a big fan of putting together outfits and makeup looks without spending a fortune. I genuinely believe that just because you're on a budget, it doesn't have to mean you don't always feel and look… Continue reading Suiting Up

beauty, Hair, Product Reviews

L’Oreal Colorista Spray Review

I recently tried L'Oreal's new temporary hair colouring spray in the shade turquoise - it's supposed to be a 1-day hair colour that washes out which also shows up on dark hair. I was so excited to try this although it didn't quite live up to expectations... The Good Stuff The colour itself was more… Continue reading L’Oreal Colorista Spray Review

beauty, My Makeup Looks

No Foundation Makeup Look

My latest video is another makeup tutorial focused around something I do quite often - a full face of makeup without any foundation. And here's the finished look: Products Used Garnier Skin Naturals Moisture Match Shine Be Gone Rimmel Stay Matte Primer  Maybelline Eraser Eye Concealer in Light Rimmel Volume Colourist Mascara  L’Oreal Paris Super… Continue reading No Foundation Makeup Look

fashion, ootd

Leather Jacket OOTD

This is my go-to, cosy every day look. This outfit and variations of it are pretty much what define me. Don't get me wrong, I love pretty dresses and I love shirts, I love shorts and skirts and pretty much every other type of outfit I've posted on here, but this is my go-to look.… Continue reading Leather Jacket OOTD

Fox and Songbird - Rachel Oates
books

My Top 5 Book Recommendations

A little bit of a cheeky 'look at this awesome thing my friend did' kind of post today... 😉 But don't worry, this is not some sort of sponsored post! This is literally just going to be me talking about a little project that I love, that I recently got to write a post for… Continue reading My Top 5 Book Recommendations

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 ♥

Pink Fashion Inspiration - Rachel Oates - Affordably Fashionable
fashion, Trends & Inspiration

Pink-spiration Under £100

Pink is the in colour this season! And not just a splash of pink, but full-on, head-to-toe pink! I never thought I would like this much pink but, honestly, done well I think it can look so classy and elegant. Whether you want to look ladylike, dressed up, or coasy and casual, here's a little… Continue reading Pink-spiration Under £100