Friday, 10 August 2012

Neon Pops

I can't believe there's only a few days left of the Olympics, it has gone so quickly! I've been totally swept up with the Olympic fever so much so I cannot actually remember the last television programme I watched that wasn't Olympics related... if only it would motivate me to actually do some exercise. haha.  I am VERY excited about the closing ceremony, I do love a bit of the Spice Girls!  After all these years I still cannot decide which Spice Girl I would want to be... who would you go for?!

I have been hunting for a neon necklace that isn't too in-your-face neon to no avail so I decided to customise my own.  I bought a cheap gem necklace from H&M and painted the stones using neon nail polish.  I am pretty happy with how it turned out!  I love wearing a splash of neon so matched my nails to the pink in my necklace, opted for a pretty blue dress from Room31 and added a bit of glamour with my favourite sequin jacket (well technically it's my only sequin jacket but it is a favourite!)

Dress: Room31*
Necklace: H&M (customised)
Jacket: Miss Selfridge

I've mentioned the great discounts Room31 offer before but I didn't mention that they also have great sales did I?!  This Vila dress is now only £20, what a bargain!  It also comes in a really pretty coral colour which I am currently resisting the temptation to snap up.  You can't really tell from my photos that the skirt is pleated and it has a funky double neckline but you can see that better over on Room31 if you want a closer look.

I'm off to zig-a-zig-ahh into my hair brush in front of the mirror ;)



  1. Love the necklace! What a fab idea. Totally agree about the Olympics.. I feel so sad when I think about it! I think they should phase it out gradually?! Excited to see the Spice Girls!! Baby all the way :) xx

  2. your dress is mega pretty, you're looking really well :o) buzzing for the Spice Girls too xxx

  3. Love the necklace - that's such a good idea! I've been loving the Olympics too, quite sad that its all nearly over. x

  4. Thanks for featuring Room31 & loving the necklace! what a good idea! x

  5. LOVE you in neon, and such a good idea with the necklace too!

    Maria xxx

  6. Love this dress and it looks really good on you! Really like the neon colour pop too......


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