Monday, August 26, 2013

Abbey By Max (Abbey Lee Kershaw for Vogue Australia, 2010)

Hello! It's been too long! I'm back and bringing with me is a new Aspire V5 Acer Laptop, replacing my 10 year old Toshiba. I'm still trying to get the hang of it so forgive me if the layout of this post is a bit strange.

Anyway, I'm going to take you back three years to September 2010, back when Australian model Miss Abbey Lee Kershaw graced the pages of vogue with her pink dipped dyed hair. I was recently doing some research for my styling assessment for college when I came across this old favourite of mine. This editorial captures perfectly the summer of 2010, back when it was all dipped dye, tie dye and bright colours all around.












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Friday, August 16, 2013

Lesimplyclassy is going on hiatus

Hi there! Just letting you know I'll be going on hiatus for a while as my laptop is going down for repairs for a while and my internet is down. I'll definitely be back before you know it, it should only be about a week or so! For any questions or enquiries you can contact me at samirahoque@hotmail.com
Lots of love to my followers, stay classy xx
Samira
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Friday, August 9, 2013

Inspiration Post: Fashion Moodboards/Collages

Aiding the creative process, I always love putting together moodboards and collages for my shoots, designs and just general inspiration. I thought I would show you some of the moodboards I have for a super inspiration dose! xxx




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Monday, August 5, 2013

Review: Neutrogena Norwegian Formula

I've been itching to do a beauty review lately for some reason and so I thought I'd share with you the body moisturiser and hand cream I've been test running away from my usual sorbolene.The Neutrogena Norwegian Formula hand cream and body moisturiser is great for dry skin and being prone to it in Winter (we're almost there, Summer! So close, yet so far!), it has been a great help.
What I like most about the moisturiser is that the smell is like super faint, you can catch a whiff of it but it's so light and not overpowering in the slightest. The moisturiser isn't greasy like a lot of moisturisers and it rubs straight in, hydrating the skin well. It's also not too thick and really light in texture.

It started with Norwegian fisherman:  Faced with some of the hardest, coldest weather on earth, they used a formula that delivers concentrated levels of glycerin to dry, chapped skin providing immediate and lasting relief.Now the effective Norwegian Formula is available to you in Hand cream, Foot Cream and Body Moisturiser.

The hand cream looks somewhat like pawpaw ointment or even vaseline. It is as the packaging claims, completely fragrance free which is great for sensitive people. It also lies true in the claims that just a dab heals dry skin. I wouldn't go so far as to word it that way but you only need a small amount to cover your whole hands in it. Unlike vaseline or pawpaw ointment, the hand cream doesn't stick to the top of your skin, rather gets soaked up by it. That was the main point of difference for me, you don't have the gross residue. I also feel like my hands are actually a lot softer!
Anyway I would totally recommend it so go ahead and try it out for yourself! xxx
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Friday, August 2, 2013

David Jones Spring Summer 2014

Last season I dressed at the David Jones Autumn Winter launch (see here), it was the first show I had dressed at and between then and now I've dressed at so many shows that I've lost count. So anyway last season I started as a dresser and this season I had the amazing opportunity to be a part of the styling team as an assistant.
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One of the David Jones most recent window displays
 I have to say I have seriously learnt so so much in the past few weeks and am so greatful that I got to play such a big part in the show. It's kind of ridiculous to think about how much prep there is in the follow up to the show, you don't think about the weeks leading up and just the sheer amount of everything that has to be done. It's all so worth it once the show is over.

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David Jones Spring Summer 2014 Launch White Opening
 Go ahead and click through to the read more for more backstage antiqs and pics xxx
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