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

Stripe Dress OOTD - Rachel Oates - Affordably Fashionable
beauty, fashion, My Makeup Looks, ootd, Product Reviews

OOTD: Blue Stripy Dress

I've had this dress for a little while and it's still one of my absolute favourites! It's a strapless mini dress from Pretty Little Thing, with blue and white vertical strips and wide navy blue bands at the top and waist. My only criticism of this dress is that because of the slight pleating around… Continue reading OOTD: Blue Stripy Dress

Testing 6 Lip Colours L'Oreal Magnetic Coral - Rachel Oates - Affordably Fashionable
beauty, My Makeup Looks, Product Reviews

Testing 6 Lip Colours with 1 Makeup Look

One of the things I always struggle with when it comes to makeup is figuring out which lip colour I need... I'm getting better with things like my eye makeup, my face and figuring out what colours work for my skin tone and the clothes I'm wearing. But then it comes to the lips and… Continue reading Testing 6 Lip Colours with 1 Makeup Look