beauty, fashion, My Makeup Looks, ootd

All Black OOTD

Apparently I'm really into girly outfits at the moment as today I went for another super-feminine outfit! Here I'm wearing an adorable little top from H&M which was around £8 - 9 and a simple black skirt from Select which I've had for a couple of years now and it was around £3 at the… Continue reading All Black OOTD

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Simple, Girly OOTD

I love the skirt that I'm wearing today, so much. The pattern, the colour, the shape. It's just so pretty! Of course when wearing a bright, bold pattern on the bottom, I always like to go simple with the top - so a plain black crop top and comfy grey cardigan are a perfect combination...… Continue reading Simple, Girly OOTD

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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

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Outfit of the Day: More Florals!

If you've seen any of my other blog posts you may have noticed 2 things about me: 1) I love all floral prints and 2) Yes, I do wear this dress a lot and I'm not even a little bit sorry about that. 😛 So today I'm wearing this floral dress from BooHoo.com (although it's… Continue reading Outfit of the Day: More Florals!

Pink Fashion Inspiration - Rachel Oates - Affordably Fashionable
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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

Greenwhich Birthday Photography by Rachel Oates
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My 24th Birthday

On Tuesday I turned 24 and that feels old. Sure, Dan gave me the whole 'nah we're still young, we still have X amount of years until Y' talk, but it still feels old. Like, I should be a real adult with my life together. When really, I still have no idea what I should… Continue reading My 24th Birthday

Stornoway by Rachel Oates Farewell Tour Oxford
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A Farewell to Stornoway

Quick note before I start this: This is going to be a very long post, with lots and lots of photos but it's a nice happy one with lots of great memories for me which was really fun to write 🙂  For those of you who follow me on Instagram (and if you don't, please do!… Continue reading A Farewell to Stornoway