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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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Paris and the Eiffel Tower with Chloe…Parisian getaway!

July 20, 2015

Check out Paris and the Eiffel Tower with Chloe. Dreaming of a Parisian getaway!

Four years ago this summer I found myself being whisked away on a romantic getaway to Paris. If there is one thing you MUST do whilst exploring Paris it is to visit the magnificent Eiffel Tower.

The Eiffel Tower is an iron lattice tower located on the champ de mars in Paris, France.

It has become a global cultural icon of France and is one of the most recognisable structures in the world. As well as being the tallest structure in Paris, it is also the most visited monument in the world.

It is not surprising that the Eiffel Tower witnesses so many marriage proposals. It is a magical 324m Parisian icon, scaling three floors with panoramic views of the city.

If romance is what you are after you can chink glasses in the top floor champagne bar overlooking the city and if you wait to visit the tower after dark the tower sparkles every hour on the hour with 20,000 gold lights… Heck, it doesn’t get more romantic then that.

Chloe xXx


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Cosmopolitan Summer Party

July 2, 2015

Cosmopolitan hosted an awesome Summer Party on 13th June

So my adventures have taken me many places but never the Cosmopolitan Summer party!

There was live music from Kiss FM’s DJ, Neev, a never ending que for the BBQ, yummy wheyhey ice-cream, candyfloos, drinks from Emmi CHOCO LAIT and fabulous Zubrowka cocktails and Gancia prosecco.

Wheyhey provided a scrumptious selection of protein ice cream! Yes PROTEIN ice cream AND with ZERO sugar! Ahhhhmazing. Wheyhey use a natural sweetener called Xylitol in all their flavours which is great for health and fitness fanatics such as myself. Each pot provides 20grams of protein and you can choose from a range of flavours such as; Banoffee, Strawberry, Vanilla and Chocolate. Wheyhey use a natural sweetener called Xylitol in all their flavours.

Throughout the day there were live shows on stage and depending on what you fancied you were able to pop between the three rooms inside and head outside whenever you pleased.

There were Gandy’s flip flops and Freya swimwear which were showcasing their latest collection.

A few well known beauty brands were amongst the party such as Soft & Gentle,  Veet, Rimmel, Lee Stafford and Seekers of The Sun.

I managed to get my hands on an awesome bag of goodies from Lee Stafford. I particularly love the shine spray when I am feeling a slick and straight do and sea salt spray for my hair when I’m channeling my inner beach babe; effortless tousled waves.

Once the party was over you were able to grab a free goodie bag bursting with freebies! Well that was music to my ears!

Chloe xXx

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Prague Castle

December 2, 2014

Prague Castle – My visit and experience

Prague Castle – the ancient symbol of the Czech state – is the most significant Czech monument and one of the most important cultural institutions.

Prague Castle is definitely a magical place to visit; especially in the Winter. I really enjoyed my trip to the castle and the architectural is a must see; very beautiful decor and atmosphere. I was also lucky enough to see the change of the guards at noon; this was pretty cool.

It is a lovely building steeped in history; luckily my entire tour was accompanied by the Director of the foreign Department from the Office of the President of the Republic PaedDr. Hynek Ravi. In short, I was told the history of the Castle throughout the duration of the tour whilst the Director also shared a couple of humorous stories related to the castle’s history.

I was also lucky enough to visit the rooms which tourists are not allowed access to.

Shop the Look:

Bag by Tory Burch

Coat by Zara

Heels by ASOS

Dress by Coast

Chloé xXx

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Queens of the Castle

October 24, 2014

At the beginning of October I was lucky enough to spend a week in the beautiful Czech Republic.

During the week I got up to all sorts of awesome activities and so there were no exceptions on my last day. On a bright sunny saturday morning I travelled to the Moravian-Silesian Region where I was able to spend a few hours at the Silesian Ostrava Castle. The atmosphere at the Castle was made up to portray a military camp during the Thirty Years War and I was able to watch several ‘battles’ played out by the soldiers. There were lots of wine/food stalls built up around the castle so luckily us girlies were able to taste a few of the medieval cuisines. In the Castle there was also traditional Czech butcher so some of the meat eaters could get stuck in!

Historical music was played aloud everywhere and there was a varied parade of folk crafts. The Exhibition of Moravian wine was a part of the castle’s regale.

Luckily we could put our expertise’s to practice since we had undergone a “crash course” of wine tasting underground in the Valtice  several days before.

Wine = Winning!

After the Castle I headed to the Golf resort Ostravice where we had a light lunch and were able to enjoy the spectacular views! It was a perfect ending to a jammed pack incredible week in Czech Republic.

 

Chloé xXx

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Too Fast Too Furious in Ostrava – Czech Republic

October 14, 2014

Ostrava, Czech Republic

On the morning of Wednesday 8th October I found myself being awoken in bed slightly hung over from an evening of wine tasting in Ostrava, Czech Republic…  The 6am wake up phone call had disturbed me from my slumber… Ideal… hmm. Planned was a morning dedicated to sport activities… Hurdles, Football, American Soccer, Zorbing, Athletics… you name it! I needed to man up and get my game face on!

In the afternoon I made my way to the Libros Company to participate in the opening of the new polygon. We were also able to visit the ‘Safe Driving’ for kids centre. There were a bundle of cute children impatiently waiting for us ladies to show them how to drive properly and how to be safe on the road.

After the official ceremony for the opening of the new Polygon I was able to get into my sports gear and hitch a ride in a few of the cars! It was my first time on the dirt track and it was awesome! Not only did I love it but it gave me a huge adrenalin rush. I had the opportunity to ride in jeeps/quad bikes/trucks around a bumpy track! The cars were super fast… I may have let out a slight scream on the quad bike…. Don’t judge me 😛  The driver certainly had no fear for death… thankfully there were no accidents and I’m able to tell the tale :O

Chloé xXx

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Passing of the Crown * 21st September 2014 *

September 26, 2014

SO my year as Miss Earth England has finally come to an end! What an incredible journey it has been. I feel so fortunate to have had the chance to compete at the international finals in Philippines for just less than one month with 90 beautiful ladies; it was an experience of a lifetime.

I am very lucky to have such a huge support network. Thank you to my family and friends who came to watch me win and who have been there for me all year round. Thank you to all the Miss Earth fans from around the world that have constantly supported me. All your lovely comments and emails have been much appreciated!

I worked so hard in the run up to the final and when I won the chance to represent England at one of the Top 3 pageants in the world it was a dream come true. I carried on my hard work all year round. I have always been involved with raising funds for various charities so I was thrilled to win the charity award last year as this meant so much to me especially as I was able to raise money for RSPCA in Leybourne; a charity close to my heart.

During my month in the Philippines I absorbed so much knowledge about the earth, different countries, environment, marine conservation, ecotourism, etc… I made some amazing friends for life from all around the world and built up so many superb memories!

All of the girls were asked to donate a gift from their respective countries in order to raise funds for the Typhoon Victims. My Great Granddad made a solid silver bangle, which I donated. It was the first bangle he ever made and I hope it will be cherished by its new owner.

I planted trees, taught school children about problems we face worldwide, ways to be eco friendly and information about the environment, visited orphanages, spent time with seriously sick children and typhoon victims, ate in the most amazing restaurants, made speeches on stage, performed my Shakespeare monologue at the talent round, gala dinners, gave interviews, got involved in all the challenges, had the most amazing spa day, met mayors of cities, ate so much food, pizza parties with the girls, karaoke on the bus, made a kite, collected a stash of about a gazillion biscuits, donuts, chocolate and crackers, walked in charity catwalk shows, got involved in various arts and crafts, I got the chance to travel to another island; Sorsogon, fell in love with Halo Halo… The list is endless!

When I competed in the final for the Miss Earth 2013 crown on stage I knew there was absolutely nothing more I could of done. 100% effort goes into everything I do. Even for me at the end of the pageant I was all glam’ed out! Picture Perfect everyday in heels, I have never smiled so much in my life 😀

Thank you to all of my sponsors for helping me prepare for the international finals, thank you to the director of Miss Earth Louise and to the judges last year for choosing me to represent England; I am so grateful. I would like to wish Justine, Gabriella, Yasmin and Romy representing the UK in this year’s Miss Earth final all the best! Enjoy every single moment of your time wearing the crown and having the opportunity to represent your country. I know you ladies will rock the Philippines <3 If you ever need any advice/information please do not hesitate to get in touch with me.

Lots of Love,

Chloé xXx

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The Gateway of India

September 9, 2014

What a glorious place this is; situated in Colaba, Mumbai. You can witness the beautiful architecture whilst enjoying the fresh sea breeze in the all year round sun. People from all over the world come to see the Gateway.

It is extremely busy and there were a lot of people wanting photographs with my friends and I. I was more then happy to oblige but ended up staying a lot longer then expected. Opposite, is the famous Taj Hotel; which is a hot spot for tourists. The Taj is also an impressive building and you are provided with an excellent view from the Gateway of India.

There is also the option of taking an hours boat ride on the Arabian Sea to the Elephanta Caves. The caves lie just off the coast of the Arabian Sea and are one of the oldest rock cut structures in the country, I have visited the Caves and I would highly recommend taking this trip.

Chloé xXx

P.s All the images are my own 🙂

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Sahara Star, Mumbai India

September 4, 2014
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Sahara Star – Mumbai India

I lived at the Sahara Star hotel in Mumbai, India from September-December 2012. During this time I was working as Model/Hostess in India for Sahara. I throughly enjoyed my stay there and have always wished to return in the near future. The people are warm, friendly and incredibly hospitable. I highly recommend checking it out if you are planning on visiting Mumbai. It has serene ambience for both business and leisure travellers. The location is ideal as it only 10/15 minutes away from the airport and the hotel offers taxi services which is perfect so you do not have to flag one down in the street.

The hotel has a luxurious vibe with many attractions for example; a picturesque tropical lagoon that looks up to the world’s largest pillar less clear-to-sky dome. There are also three compound-curved, custom-designed glass elevators with panoramic views. It has 223 attractive rooms including 13 luxurious suites which are complimented by “7 specialty” restaurants which makes choosing places to eat each day/night a challenge!

The Ocean Restaurant is simply breath taking, the food is delicious and the atmosphere is beautiful.  There is a private dinning room which holds India’s largest marine aquarium providing home to many wonders of marine life. The dining room is perfect for private soirees as well as special celebrations. It is exclusive in every manner and features customized menus, elegant table settings and special service.

During my stay, I was lucky enough to live in several of the Earth Rooms, each one overlooking the tropical lagoon. The guest rooms are furnished with either a king-size bed or twin beds. All of the Earth room open to a balcony where the guest can enjoy a relaxing evening & a spectacular view. Room service is good and there is a boutique gym and spa on the ground floor. There are several gift shops in the hotel and a bakery… YUM!

I loved eating at the Earth Plate! There is a huge selection of food to choose from and even the fussiest of eaters would manage to fill up a plate or two! I always found myself loading up a second plate at the buffet. The desert table is extremely tempting and I would often have to trial several cakes and different ice cream flavours after my main meal(s)… Thank heavens they have a gym! What I found impressive was the fact that there was always something different on offer every day.  I liked the fact every now and then they would introduce foods from one particularly country i.e. One week in the month they may have a Thai week. And there would be an extra table of special dishes from Thailand to try out. The Earth Plate was by far my favourite place to dine at the Sahara Star!

I would love to go back in the near future 🙂

http://www.saharastar.com 

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

Dieting & Nutrition

Those four important letters… F O O D

March 4, 2014

You would not think it if you were to judge by the size of me but I am simply obsessed with food. I am a vegetarian/pescatarian whatever you would like to label me as I do not eat meat only fish. A lot of people ask me why I do not eat meat and its just something that has never been attractive to me. I hope you are not munching on a whopping great chunk of steak whilst reading this but I feel like I am eating flesh when I eat meat. The texture is chewy and I just don’t enjoy eating it, actually meat to me is quite boring but hey thats my opinion. I gave up meat when I was 8 years old, I knew I didn’t like it and it was pointless eating something I was simply not enjoying. I tried meat again around the age of 15 and again last year, it was basically to confirm my dislike of meat, which was still there so I know wasn’t a fad. Being a vegetarian is not necessarily bad thing, it opens your eyes to new food, new recipes and for me its fun trying new things.

I LOVE sushi whether its Nobu, Aqua, Itsu, Yo Sushi or Boots meal deal I will never tire of eating it.

Nobu, 15 Berkeley Street

Aqua Kyoto. 5th floor, 240 Regent Street,

Selfridges 400 Oxford Street

Yo Sushi, 57 Haymarket

I try to eat healthily but I feel guilty being in these amazing restaurants and choosing a salad…  So I think ‘I might not come here again so I need to eat the best dish on the menu… oh and a desert… I will just have to have a super workout tomorrow’ :S

I believe you can eat everything you wish within moderation.

My local hang out is (Green Park) Mayfair so to list a few of my favourite places around this area to eat out would be Nobu, Novikov, Browns, Ritz, Carlton Club, Automat etc. One of the best restaurants on Dover St. has simply got to be Alloro. It is divine! Every single time I have been to this restaurant the food is exquisite and the staff are incredibly friendly and attentive.  The last time I was there I had the vegetable soup for starters (fresh veg in a clear soup) Tuna Steak Chips and Salad for mains and mango sorbet for desert YUM!

Alloro, 19-20 Dover Street

I do not eat out in expensive restaurants all the time… If I did I would be broke but lucky for me I get taken out often by work/clients/friends which I am so grateful for! If I had to choose between paying for several slap up meals or a Chanel bag, as much as I would class food as a hobby, Fashion would win hands down.

OH and I am a MAJOR sugar addict but chocolate ,sweets, biscuits and all those other mouth watering ‘bad’ things are another chapter….

Air Kisses

Chloé

xXx