A rare pair of Vintage Levis

A few weeks ago I stumbled across these incredible burgundy Levis. I was told in Pop Boutique Liverpool that they were rare find as they never get pairs like this. I wore them for the first time yesterday and oh my word, they’re the comfiest jeans I’ve ever owned. They’re not thick either which makes…

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Vintage Shirts

The classic shirt. Baggy shirts are possibly one of the cosiest and most comfortable pieces to wear. If I’m having a lazy day reading this is what I will opt for. I recently bought this forest green one from Pop Boutique Liverpool. The hour before I had been to a Just Love Liverpool lunch and…

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24 hour Stand For Freedom

In the early hours of this morning Just Love Liverpool completed their 24 hour Stand For Freedom. This event was done with the support of IJM (International Justice Mission). It is about raising awareness for the 40+ million people still trapped in slavery today. The event began at 8am on Church Street before moving to…

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Homelessness from Multiple Perspectives: an event by Help the Homeless Society

On Tuesday 6th February I went to an event run by the Help the Homeless Society at the University of Liverpool. It was incredibly significant as it was a chance to hear from and have an informal chat with people who have experienced it and also people who are working to tackle this issue. Jacq.…

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‘’Masculine Mystique’’?

Journalist Mark Rice-Oxley published an aricle for the Guardian on Tuesday 21st November which explores the vitally important issue that men also face oppression, not to the extent of women as Rice-Oxley highlights, but it has to be acknowledged if we are ever to achieve gender equality. This is such an important article to read in…

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A Sue Ryder find!

Hello again, it’s been a while since I last posted! I have been busy spending time with family and preparing for going back to university. As you may have seen on my Instagram page I am currently reading the novels of Jean Rhys as I am studying her for my Dissertation. Rhys is a quick…

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can we put a label on body shape?

I always love seeing editorials celebrating every shape and size and Marie Claire has done this brilliantly in the July 2017 issue. We are increasingly seeing that the fashion industry is becoming more accepting of using larger women in campaigns such as the Be Real Body Confidence Campaign (UK) which launched November 2016 (http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/london-fashion-week-body-confidence_uk_58a5c870e4b045cd34bf3fa1). I love how Ashley Graham stated…

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Gloria Steinem

I have started reading Gloria Steinem’s My Life on the Road again. I read a few chapters a couple of weeks ago as you may have noticed from my Instagram but had to stop due to uni reading taking over. Today I came across the following quote: ‘In much of the world to this day,…

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taking a vintage bag out for canapés

Last Wednesday I met my lovely friend Laura for coffee at Bold Street Coffee (incredible coffee, you must try 👌) and then decided to nip into Pop Bouqtique for a browse – ‘a browse’…. I bought a gorgeous bag by the Italian brand Vera Pelle. These bags cost around £30 or more through Amazon. Mine…

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