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Sunday, 13 October 2013

This week I have been... #2

I've been definitely having a The Perks of being a Wallflower week. I re-read the book for the first time since I was a teenager and then I re-watched the film, which is one of those films I can quite happily watch over and over again. I feel like this is a book that gets a lot of criticism for being 'too hipster' or whatever, but you know what, if it speaks to you, it speaks to you. It spoke to me when I was a teenager & parts of it still do. I think it's one of those books I'll carry a part of with me for a long time. And I'll carry it proudly, whilst wearing my oversized glasses and side-swept fringe. ;)
Carly and I are super busy working on some Christmas Violet & Ted illustrations that we're beyond excited about. I keep throwing so many different ideas at Carly & she somehow manages to make sense of my muddled emails and create such beautiful scenes that look exactly how I've been picturing them, only a million times more detailed. 


I think I'm super late discovering Lorde, I'm totally not current with music at all, but I've been pretty obsessed with Royals. She's insanely talented and succeeds in making me feel extremely old, because she's SO young. Wow.
Pussycat London Cardigan*
Grey cardigans are my newest clothing love, they just seem to go well with absolutely everything - most importantly my beloved Gryffindor scarf which I refuse to be separated from for the foreseeable future. I've been trying to not wear black all the time...so I've moved on to grey and it's different but not too different - perfect!


As I mentioned in one of my posts last week, this time of the year calls for a bright lip and my favourite is Revlon Cherries in the Snow, which is the most perfect red-pink shade. It reminds me of Christmas, cold weather and feeling festive, so I think this wins as my favourite lipstick of all time! 

One. Blush & Brunch. // Two. Aztec Mess. // Three. Rose & Arrow.

Are you having a lovely weekend? 

Love, Jennie
xoxo

68 comments:

  1. I love your Gryffindor scarf haha! :D The lipstick looks lovely aswell.
    I really like Perks of Being a Wallflower - I've seen the movie together with a friend but I'd like to read the book. It almost made me cry - such a good movie :)

    Great post!
    X Valérie
    scribblesofvalerie.com

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    1. I definitely cried a few times during the film hehe! xo

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  2. I agree, you should never be out off a book by any sort of criticism like that. If you like it, you like it! x

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  3. The Perks of Being A Wallflower is just an amazing book, and I was pleasantly surprised by the movie. For me it's also a movie I can watch over and over again. Your Gryffindor scarf looks awesome!

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  4. I love the look of the Violet & Ted illustration, it looks incredibly sweet!
    Such a lovely post & it's made me all excited for Christmas already haha :) xx

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  5. i swear i fall more and more in love with this blog :) xxx

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  6. i have that lipstick and love it too! i think it works for all complexions. i really enjoyed perks the book, the film i wasn't totally sold on but it was worth watching anyway. and what a great song! x

    Miho @ Wander to Wonder

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    1. It's a gorgeous shade, it really does suit everyone! <3

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  7. An that lipstick looks heavenly! I need to treat myself!
    Sophie
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  8. Your scarf is amazing! Looks super cosey too :) I need to invest in a new scarf now it's turning cold! x

    Sarah @ sarahlouxo.com xx

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  9. I love Perks! Both the book and film- it's brilliant. Really like these posts!

    Xx

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  10. Where is that grey cardigan from? It's lovely! I've been wearing a lot of grey too xx

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    1. It's from Pussycat London, I love it <3

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  11. I'm loving your Gryffindor scarf - I really want one! Grey cardis are the best, so versatile :)

    Jess xo

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  12. Oooh loving the lipstick colour!! Gorgeous!! :)

    Layla xx

    www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk

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  13. I am not current with my music either aha! I barely know about any new artists - terrible! I love 'Cherries in the Snow' too, it's always a favourite of mine. xxx

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    1. It's the most beautiful colour <3

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  14. Hehe grey cardigans and Gryffindor scarves :) loved both the Perks book and film too! xoxo

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  15. I HEART Revlon's Cherries in the Snow, you make me want to dig mine out and slap it on, YES.

    Halima

    Fashionicide | Manchester Fashion & Beauty Blog

    xo

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  16. Still feel pretty ashamed that I've never read Perks! I downloaded it onto my kindle and triiiiied to read it, but I didn't give it a proper chance! I'll try again, though, no doubt. Everyone loves it! Your scarf is a beaut- I've always fancied one! With winter approaching it's the perfect time!xx

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    1. I think the style is definitely love/hate, definitely give it another try though! <3

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    1. It's perfect for this time of the year <3

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  18. The Perks of Being Wallflower english version is my dream <3
    Lorde is my love, aw <3

    Sweetie, would you like to become my penpal ? <3

    http://coeursdefoxes.blogspot.com/

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  19. I started reading the book too, I wish I didn't watch the movie before reading the book :(
    Looks like you had a good weekend!

    Designed by N x

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  20. Your scarf!! No words! :)
    I read that book a few years ago, and I loved it at the time. I will have to reread it soon.

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  21. Love the illustrations, such cute drawings! x

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  22. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is sooo good, the movie is great and the books is even better! I totally agree with you Jennie it definitely speaks to us. Oh and I'm loving Lorde's music too! xxx

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    1. I agree, the book is so lovely! xo

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  23. Totally agree with everything haha. Love The Perks of being a wallflower, love Lorde, love the outfit... everything!

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  24. Cherries in the snow is the cutest name & the loveliest shade, can't beat a nice bright pink lip to cheer up fall! Wow, yours and Carly's Violet & Ted illustrations look adorable, truly can't wait to hear/see more (:

    Sophie <3 soinspo

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  25. I've never read the book, or seen the film *adds to list* I want that lipstick! xx

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    1. It's an amazing shade, I think you would love it! xo

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  26. Ooh I adore the look of that lipstick! Love your sneaky inclusion of the Gryffindor scarf and the adorable illustrations series that you and Carly have been working on too! xx

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  27. Cherries in the Snow is one of my favourite lip sticks :) Love yours & Carly's illustrations - they look so cute!

    www.jordan-alice.com

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  28. BEAUTIFUL photos, the illustrations look beautiful!

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  29. I loved that movie! I wanted to read the book but I haven't got to it yet. Really cute cardigan and scarf!

    http://huangwrites.blogspot.com

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  30. That film is such an awesome feel-good movie! I do need to read the book at some point. I love your scarf, T had one too but I gave it to an even bigger HP fan. I really want to visit the studio sometime soon!

    Tara xo

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    1. Aww that's so lovely! I really recommend the studio tour, I loved it and definitely want to go back again! xo

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  31. aww thank you! i'm so glad you like my blog, because i'm obsessed with yours too :)) i love that bunny illustration you're working on, i'd love to see more! i made christmas cards with glitter glue and cue cards last year hahaha but it was far from what you've got there. i just googled lorde after reading this and is shocked.. i had no idea she's THAT young!!!

    rachel x
    blush&brunch

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  32. I love the Perks of Being a Wallflower film so much - it's one of the few films that actually retains its character from the book :) xx
    www.LaurasHaven.com

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