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The Red Statement Blazer

April 5, 2017

I for one am a sucker for a blazer; I have a dozen different colours/styles hung up in my wardrobe (or say packed in my suitcase, depending on where I am jetting off to).

And lets be honest, we all love the classic black blazer. I mean, it is sophisticated, timeless and forever classy…how can it ever do you wrong? BUT now summer is approaching I think it is time to give the loyal black blazer a well deserved rest and maybe swap it for a statement piece instead… how about RED?

This is one of favourite blazers I bought from Zara not so long along. I like to style around the blazer or even rock it as a suit (I have the matching trousers of course).

OHHH and I don’t suggest walking around in nothing but a bikini and your blazer… just like I did for one of my most recent photo shoots. It was a lot colder than it looks… trust me.

To buy online: https://www.zara.com/uk/

Photographer: Yolanda Kingdon

 

 

 

 

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GraceBay Babes

March 28, 2017

I stayed at The Grace Bay Club which is situated in Turks and Caicos for one week in January 2017. If you are able to visit the Caribbean then this Island and the resort should be on your list; if not first! I throughly enjoyed my stay and I am not being too kind in saying the resort was absolutely breath taking. Grace Bay Club is very spacious so you never feel crowded even on days that were notably busier then usual. The staff were extremely friendly, warm and accommodating… AND I was particular sold over by the two guys who managed to chop down several coconuts for the girls and I to drink!!! The GBC beach is mesmorising; the sand is so white whilst the sea was incredibly blue… If you get a chance to explore the island then please do as there are many amazing places to visit and locals are genuinely happy to accommodate/see you. If I’m honest, at the end of my stay I was definitely not ready to pack up and leave for London. I cannot wait to return sometime in the near future! 

Some of the places I visited outside the resort:

  • Danny Buoys (The local pub/bar and there is Karaoke on selected nights)
  • The Tuscany (another resort on the island)
  • Coco Bisto (Fish was to dieeee for)
  • Bella Luna (Yummy Pizza)
  • Da Conch Shack (Amazing Lobster Dishes!)
  • Coyaba (is a MUST)
  • Somewhere Cafe (Check out the Fajitas and I also went Scuba Diving on the beach there)
  • On Thursday night I went to Fish Fry.

Location: Grace Bay is a 15 minutes away from Providenciales International Airport.

Facilities:

  • 3 restaurants
  • 2 bars
  • 3 swimming pools
  • Anani Spa
  • Jacuzzi
  • fitness centre
  • 2 floodlit tennis courts
  • hobie cats
  • kayaks
  • windsurfing
  • scuba diving
  • Deep sea and bone fishing
  • boat excursions available
  • 18-hole championship golf course nearby
  • Complimentary internet access and all international phone calls from guest room land lines are free of charge
  • Personal concierge services.

Bikinis/Swimsuits by Roxy and Agent Provocateur: http://www.agentprovocateur.com/

http://www.roxy-uk.co.uk

Website: https://gracebayresorts.com/gracebayclub/

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The Goring Hotel in London’s Belgravia

June 12, 2015
croquet

The Goring Hotel in London’s Belgravia!

The Great British Summer is finally HERE! It’s time for some fun in the sun 🙂 yesterday I enjoyed a lovely ‘long’ lunch and a game of Croquet oooo I do say. Where else can Croquet be played in London you might ask?… Try the Goring!!

I had the Smoked Salmon & Devilled Eggs to start followed by an amazing Lobster Omelette – a MUST try! It was not too heavy, quite creamy but very moorish. OH and the Chef was definitely not stingy with the Lobster.

“The Goring Hotel is an historic luxury hotel in London’s Belgravia district, famed for its independent style and modern British cuisine”.

The Goring stands out from the crowd as London’s last family-owned luxury hotel, with over a hundred years of passion for hospitality and commitment to service. Staff are trained to the highest standards of hospitality – always retaining a timely touch of fun. At The Goring, guests and made to feel at home, and after 105 years, they still continue to surprise and delight even the most frequent of guests…which I seem to have become!!

The Goring enjoys an enviable location in Belgravia. With Buckingham Palace, Knightsbridge, Mayfair and the Royal Parks all located nearby, it’s perfectly placed for shopping or theatre, work or play.

See more at: http://www.thegoring.com

Chloé xXx

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Knowsley Suite Hotel Review

August 11, 2014

My friends got married over the second weekend in August 2014 (Saturday 9th August). I stayed at the Knowsley Suite Hotel with my partner. The drive from London was long and due to weather conditions took us over 4.5 hours to arrive (without any stops). All you look forward to at this time is a warm welcome, a nice room and a cup of tea!

We booked two nights at the Knowsley Suites Hotel in an ‘Executive Suite’ which proved to be spacious, clean and close to the reception area. The suite was perfect for my partner and I as we were able to get ready in separate rooms if we wished to. There area few mirrors dotted around the suite so you can do your hair/makeup in either the bedroom, living room or bathroom.

There is a decent sized living room which has a desk, office chair, sofa, separate television, mini table and a small area with a kettle, coffees, teas etc. The bedroom was again roomy with a well-dressed bed, cushions and neat sheets. The bathroom was an average size had a shower curtain as opposed to a screen which I personally prefer. All in all the room was perfectly clean and much better than other hotel bedrooms we have stayed at before.

In the morning we made our way to the breakfast buffet. The full English breakfast was tasty and I even managed to get some vegetarian sausages on the sunday morning. You can help yourselves to cereals, cooked English food and many varieties of eggs and continentals pastries. Again very good for the unconventional breakfast feaster like myself as I like to have a random assortment of foods!

The only disappoint we had with staying in the hotel was that the rooms were quite hot (no air con) and there was a loud noise that sounded like a broken machine/fan that lasted about half an hour on Sunday morning around 8:00am; to our annoyance this woke us up. I did notify the staff when I checked out. Late night (early morning) room service took around 20-30minutes to arrive which consisted of tuna and cheese, and egg and cress sandwiches. The ironing board was also broken which was slightly annoying as my partner needed to iron his shirt desperately on the morning of the wedding. The staff said they would get another ironing board but it never came. After a few phone calls later they confirmed they did not have one they could lend us. When we returned after the wedding reception around 1:00am there was an iron board propped up against the wall in our room. Our room was not made on the Saturday morning which was a shame. Other than a few issues I would stay at this hotel again and did enjoy my stay. The breakfast was good and there was another choices to choose from. I wish I had time to check out the spa and gym facilities but unfortunately I had to leave early Sunday as it was a 6hour drive home. Overall I would recommend the hotel 🙂

http://www.suiteshotelgroup.com

Chloé xXx

Events

Food Festival On Carnaby St.

July 23, 2014

As a self confessed foodie of course I was going to make my way over to the first food festival taking place on Carnaby Street, Sunday 20th July between the hours of 11am – 6pm.

There was 30 of the area’s best restaurants, bars and cafés who brought along their top notch dishes out onto the streets of Carnaby
It was free to attend and there was a range of £5 taster dishes, one day only offers and free food stands such as ice creams (obviously I made a beeline for the ice cream que… My chosen flavour was Crème brûlée… Mmm

There was also a series of expert cooking demonstrations led by presenter and foodie Hardeep Singh Kohli which was interesting to watch and I was able to pick up a few tips.

I went to check out all the awesome dishes with a couple of girl friends and my brother. We were around the area (Carnaby St. & Regent St. for a couple of hours). Regent St. was also closed off for catwalk shows, dance acts, live music was playing along with various other cool attractions such as a Pimms bus and man made garden.

We had a great day and luckily for us the weather was pretty on point too. Looking forward to attending another food festival soon… mmm maybe a chocolate one? 😀

 

Chloé

xXx

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Marbella Ocean Club… My 1st Champagne Spray :O

July 17, 2014

Over the May bank holiday my girl friends and I headed to Marbella for 6days to let off some serious steam and party in sun 🙂

On Sunday 26th May, I lost my champagne spray virginity after paying crazy money for entry to the Ocean Club spray party! My girlfriend and I got to the party quite late; 4pm to be exact… This was partly due to us being lazy, relaxing in the sun, sipping on the amazing fresh cocktails at Sala Beach. The day party at Ocean Club starts from 10am until 8/9pm – this is more or less when everyone leaves. The champagne spray starts at 6pm and its basically thousands of people going chicken oriental with a bottle of Dom Perignon. It is completely OTT and full of show offs but it was good fun and I’m glad I went to experience it for myself 🙂

I was bull charged into the pool so the majority of photos I managed to take with caution on my iPhone 5s, I look soaked in… Oh I was completely drenched in champagne by a handful of delightful souls 🙂 I didn’t mind and several occasions bombed into the pool myself… Good job I went pretty natural; I didn’t have any eyelashes on/much makeup/hair extensions. phew… But I did feel slightly under glammed (even for me) so if I ever go again I think I will go all out… just for fun 😀

 

Chloé

xXx

Dieting & Nutrition

Getting Ma’ Juice Ownnnn

May 19, 2014

If anyone knows me well enough, they would know I love all things fruity, sweet and scrumptious! I am particularly obsessed with trying out new ‘fads’ especially when it comes to food and drink.

Luckily enough I was able to try out a few funky new flavours from an exciting new brand called Chogazpacho!

Each juice is a mix between sweet and savoury which includes 2 of your 5 a day. They are low in sugar and salt, contain 180calories per bottle and are made from all natural ingredients. The juices are bottled into glass which is good for recycling junkies like myself 🙂

On first glance… A tomato and strawberry juice looks a little strange… Hmm what a weird combination…But alas is totally works, and whats more it tastes freaking awesome!

Im a sucker for Beetroot regardless so this was always going to be a winner…

Beetroot & Apple.

Lastly my taste buds were treated to the glorious Pepper and Tomato combo! Which, I have to say was my favourite juice out of the 3. It totally works and both flavours go together perfectly.

But don’t take my word for it… try it them out for yourself

http://www.chogazpacho.com

 Fun fact I didn’t know…… Tomatoes, peppers and olives are all fruits?!?

 

Chloé

xXx

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Early Mothers Day Treat

March 21, 2014

I had been secretly planning a surprise night out (and hotel stay) for Mum for a couple of weeks. As we are both always busy on the weekends… the only date we were both available was 14th- 15th March. So It was an early Mother’s Day gift 🙂 First, I surprised her with a FAMILY sized suite at the Mayfair Hotel, complete with two QUEEN beds (ahhhhmazingggg) It was our first time staying in the Mayfair. The Hotel was just breath taking…. ahhh I wish I could live there! http://www.themayfairhotel.co.uk Next we had some lunch and had a bottle of white before letting on to her I had booked double makeovers at Benefit in Carnaby Street!  Our makeup session lasted an hour and half (partly due to my purple smokey eyes taking foreverrrr). After I bought a few products for us both and luckily we had just enough time to dash into Zara so I could grab an outfit for tonights dinner. We strolled back looking ‘oh so glam’ to the Mayfair Hotel where I presented her with prosecco, macaroons, a card and present (a cute LBD) 🙂 We put on our glam rags, I straightened Mum’s hair and I had already curled my the night before (which was a god send and saved me so much time having to do it). We were picked up in a Rolls Royce at 8:45pm outside the Mayfair Hotel… (NICE) and dropped off at 5 Hertford St. – Lou Lou’s * a private members club * We met my friends in the Martini Bar, had a cheeky cocktail then popped downstairs for dinner, champagne and unlimited amounts of wine. The food was absolutely delicious! We ordered around 10 starters to share which included Tuna Tartar, Lobster, Prosciutto, various Salads, Breads, pasta, Zucchini, pasta and various other fish and meat dishes. I had the black cod which has got to be my FAVOURITE dish at the moment… it tasted like a slice of heaven! Mum had Sea bass and for desert we had a creme brûlée tart 😀 After dinner we headed to the night club in Lou Lou’s were we danced the night away with champagne and a few Baileys. http://5hertfordstreet.co.uk We were dropped off at the Mayfair Hotel in the early hours of the morning in the Rolls Royce…. The day/night could not have been any more perfect. It was exactly what I imagined 🙂 YAY I had the best time and from what I could see Mum had an absolute ball! We woke up early; thankfully Breakfast was included… We needed something to cure us! After breakfast we checked our and headed into Bond St for a spot of shopping in the sun 🙂 PERFECT. http://www.selfridges.com Chloé xXx

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Bronzed Goddess

March 7, 2014

Last night I managed to squeeze in a ‘Vita Liberata’ Spray Tan at the ‘Benefit Boutique’ in Covent Garden;5 minutes from where I live. I usually get my tan  at ‘Fab Spray Tans’ in Kent (usually on a Friday night) BUT as I am in London during the week, I had to look at other options!

I came across ‘Benefit Boutique’ by chance late yesterday afternoon. I was busy googling spray tan salons in Covent Garden. I didn’t know Benefit had rooms for pamper sessions, sprays tans, waxes, eyebrows etc. They also do make overs which I will probably try next week! Luckily the Boutique had one space left at 5:30pm so I got myself booked in and a few hours later I was standing naked in the spray booth waiting to be transformed! I can’t stand tan lines so I always decline the option of the ‘paper thong’ but I was taking no chances with muddy looking feet so the sticky shoes were a YES please! My tan specialist was incredibly friendly and sweet. The whole process takes around 15minutes as I like to be sprayed twice. I wanted to be brown not ‘lightly sun kissed.’ I walked in like a pasty goat so I need to be leaving like I have stepped off of a plane after a week in the Bahamas! The whole process took around half an hour which was ideal plus it was now dark outside… WIN no one can see my tangoed new look in the dark. Hoping no one would see me (plus I’m braless) I quickly pop into Holland and Barretts to trial a couple pea-protein yoghurts… FAIL they taste horrible (I’m trying to limit my dairy and soya intake so I am looking at other options, clearly this was not one). Anyway I get home and sleep in all black loose clothing, I put a towel over my pillows and sheets as not to stain them! I wash my tan off in the morning and I am looking meeeeaaan. Loving my new bronzed look and I will definitely book myself in again! Now the real question is how long will this tan last??? Meh, as long as I am looking fresh for the weekend it’s all good in the hood.

Benefit Boutique 19, Shorts Garden, London (Nearest tube: Covent Garden)

http://www.benefitcosmetics.co.uk/brand/boutiqueoverview/boutiques

http://www.vitaliberata.co.uk – Check out my tan choice 🙂

I will upload pictures of my bad ass tan later this weekend 🙂 ‘Chow’ for Now

Chloé

xXx