2018 - THE YEAR I LEARNT HOW HARD LIFE CAN BE

31 December 2018

2018 - THE YEAR I LEARNT HOW HARD LIFE CAN BE

With less than a week till the New Year all I can say is I am so glad this year is nearly over! 2018 has been filled with more setbacks, disappointment, tears, frustration and worry than any year I've ever had. If …
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A YEAR IN OUTFITS

29 December 2018

A YEAR IN OUTFITS

So 2018 is coming to a close and like so many others I've been reflecting back on this year and what it had in store.
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SURVIVING PARTY SEASON

22 December 2018

SURVIVING PARTY SEASON

It's that time of year again! The time that everyone gets together to reminisce about the year and celebrate the most festive time of year. Christmas party season is well and truly upon us and whether you have your…
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MCLOVIN IT

8 December 2018

MCLOVIN IT

I feel it's time I set the record straight - I can't cook. I would go as far as to say I am the worst cook I know. To the point where I've now pretty much given up on cooking for myself and if I can't c…
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CHOOSING TO GO ON MEDICATION

5 December 2018

CHOOSING TO GO ON MEDICATION

Having anxiety and struggling with this, panic attacks and a perfectionism disorder is something I've tried so hard to hide in the past. I didn't really know how to or want to talk about it. I feel like there i…
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A HUJI LOVE AFFAIR

1 December 2018

A HUJI LOVE AFFAIR

A huge part of my childhood was growing up with the disposable camera being used to capture moments in my life. Whilst I am a bit of a tech lover and the advances we have made with technology like photography continues…
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BEING ORIGINAL V STAYING RELATABLE

28 November 2018

BEING ORIGINAL V STAYING RELATABLE

Within the blogging world, I feel like there is a huge battle between wanting to be original and wanting to be relatable. It's something I know I spend a lot of time worrying about and I feel like it is the one thi…
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REDISCOVERING MIDNIGHT AND LACE

22 November 2018

REDISCOVERING MIDNIGHT AND LACE

I always feel a little lost after Halloween. I guess it's because I take a month out to dedicate all my posts to one day and then afterwards I feel kinda... empty. Almost like I've forgotten how to write a &quo…
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BECOMING LYDIA DEETZ

31 October 2018

BECOMING LYDIA DEETZ

Happy Halloween my ghosts and ghouls - I hope you are having the best day! So it's no surprise that Lydia Deetz is my favourite character of all time. So much so, that I have her most famous line - "I, myself,…
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QUEEN OF THE PUMPKIN PATCH

23 October 2018

QUEEN OF THE PUMPKIN PATCH

Have you ever seen a set of photos more on brand in your life?! I felt right at home at the pumpkin patch and couldn't resist getting some shots of me feeling like a true pumpkin queen. I love spooky season.
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SPOOKY GIRL GANG : JACKIE SKELLINGTON

20 October 2018

SPOOKY GIRL GANG : JACKIE SKELLINGTON

It's another gender bender for the next member of my spooky girl gang - Jackie Skellington. How could I not include the Pumpkin King (Queen?!). I feel like The Nightmare Before Christmas was the film as a kid that …
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HALLOWEEN HOMEWARE

18 October 2018

HALLOWEEN HOMEWARE

It's no secret that I celebrate Halloween all year round and the biggest part of this is decking out my room in Halloween decorations. I love this time of year because its where I get to find really cool gothic pie…
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SPOOKY GIRL GANG: SALLY

16 October 2018

SPOOKY GIRL GANG: SALLY

Sally is one of the most innocent and precious characters I've ever watched and I just fall in love with her more every time I watch The Nightmare Before Christmas. I love Sally's personality and she is honestl…
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GETTING INTO THE HALLOWEEN SPIRIT

13 October 2018

GETTING INTO THE HALLOWEEN SPIRIT

Halloween is fast approaching us and I hope you are having as much fun as I am adding a lil extra spook to your everyday life. What better way to get into the Halloween spirit than with this Halloween spirit... see wha…
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SPOOKY GIRL GANG: WEDNESDAY ADDAMS

10 October 2018

SPOOKY GIRL GANG: WEDNESDAY ADDAMS

Wednesday Addams for me is just the vision of cool. She is the coolest kid I have ever seen and growing up as a lil goth child - I idolised her. When I was creating the idea of my spooky girl gang series and who I woul…
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SPOOKY GIRL GANG: CORALINE

6 October 2018

SPOOKY GIRL GANG: CORALINE

So the next spooky girl I would need to have in my girl gang would be Coraline. Coraline is such a badass and has all the qualities of the perfect girl gang member.
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SPOOKY GIRL GANG: EDIE SCISSORHANDS

4 October 2018

SPOOKY GIRL GANG: EDIE SCISSORHANDS

It's the first look of Blogoween 2018 and the first member of my spooky girl gang series. This year I have taken inspiration from my favourite artist to recreate my favourite spooky babes and create my own Hallowee…
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THE TARTAN POWERSUIT

29 September 2018

THE TARTAN POWERSUIT

The power suit. It seems this symbol of female power that defined the 80s is making a comeback this Autumn, with suits in every colour and fabric dominating the fashion scene. There is just something so secretly badass…
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ALL BLACK EVERYTHING

26 September 2018

ALL BLACK EVERYTHING

The last word I would use to describe myself is colourful. My wardrobe is 90% black and I wouldn't have it any other way! It is the one colour I will always feel the most confident in. It's the colour I feel be…
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SAD GIRLS CLUB

19 September 2018

SAD GIRLS CLUB

I don't know about you but I always feel guilty when I'm not happy and I don't know why. I feel like we have been programmed to feel like in order to feel sad there must be a reason behind it. Quite often t…
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MY MIND MAKES NOISES

15 September 2018

MY MIND MAKES NOISES

Music has always been a huge part of my life. I spend the majority of my day listening to my favourite bands and playlists. For me, music has become a way I deal with the world and my overwhelming thoughts. It can be a…
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BALANCING A BLOG AND A FULL TIME JOB

12 September 2018

BALANCING A BLOG AND A FULL TIME JOB

Whilst the majority of bloggers wish that we could spend our day writing posts, creating content and getting the perfect shot for the 'gram. The reality for most of us is that we have to balance doing what we love …
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GUESS THE BEETLEJUICE FAN

8 September 2018

GUESS THE BEETLEJUICE FAN

Beetlejuice. Beetlejuice. Beetlejuice. Any guesses what my favourite film is? Yeah I think it's pretty obvious that Beetlejuice is my favourite film of all time. It is such an iconic film and inspires a lot of diff…
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"OBSESSION WITH PERFECTION"

5 September 2018

"OBSESSION WITH PERFECTION"

I have been going through quite a lot recently, that I feel like I'm finally ready to open up about on my blog and share this part of my life. Mental health is something I feel needs to be spoken about more in gene…
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AN AUTUMN LOVE AFFAIR

1 September 2018

AN AUTUMN LOVE AFFAIR

It's September 1st!! Which means, Summer is officially over and it is time for the greatest season of all - Autumn! I am definitely an Autumn girl and just love everything about this time of year. I feel like Autum…
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FLORAL GRUNGE - TAKE TWO

29 August 2018

FLORAL GRUNGE - TAKE TWO

I'm getting all the Deja Vu with this photoset. If you are an older reader of my blog and have been following my lil blog since the beginning then you may find this outfit a little familiar...

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CLASHING FABRICS

25 August 2018

CLASHING FABRICS

Can we start talking about Autumn now?! Autumn is my favourite season and one of the things I look forward to most about this time of year (besides Halloween) is all the new Autumn trends hitting the shops. Bold fabric…
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TAKING OWNERSHIP OF MY STYLE

22 August 2018

TAKING OWNERSHIP OF MY STYLE

Having the courage to share your individuality and personal style with the world is one of the best and greatest highs in life. It's pretty incredible that we live in a world where we have the freedom to dress how …
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TURNING 22

18 August 2018

TURNING 22

So... I guess I'm 22 now?! Today is my birthday and I couldn't think of a more "me" way to celebrate than by creating the most extra and unnecessary set of birthday themed photos because let's fac…
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ONE YEAR OLDER, BUT AM I ANY WISER?

15 August 2018

ONE YEAR OLDER, BUT AM I ANY WISER?

In a couple days time (Saturday to be specific) I will be turning 22. I have mixed feelings about getting one year older (damn you gerontophobia) and I've been thinking a lot about the phrase "one year older, …
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SHARING MY GOTHNESS WITH THE WORLD

11 August 2018

SHARING MY GOTHNESS WITH THE WORLD

Okay, so I would like to live in this outfit for the rest of my life. Never have I felt more me in an outfit. I've been thinking a lot about personal style and how much of an impact this has on our lives and how we…
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YOU LOOK LIKE MIA WALLACE WITH MORE TATTOOS AND LESS COCAINE

8 August 2018

YOU LOOK LIKE MIA WALLACE WITH MORE TATTOOS AND LESS COCAINE

Yep. You read my title right. This is a quote from a man on who I reminded him of. I'll be honest it wasn't the first time I was compared to easily the greatest character from Pulp Fiction, but it was definitel…
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GOTH SPICE

4 August 2018

GOTH SPICE

If you wanna be my lover you gotta get with my ghouls... Have you ever found an outfit that just made you feel like such a fierce queen?! Well, I have truly found mine in this killer combo of camo and stripes. This outf…
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MIDNIGHT SNAX

1 August 2018

MIDNIGHT SNAX

Who doesn't love food?! I'm not ashamed to admit that I'm either eating food or thinking about when I'm next going to eat food. I am definitely a fan of the midnight snack... and well just snacking in g…
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THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME

28 July 2018

THERE'S NO PLACE LIKE HOME

Hi. Hello. Is anyone there? I feel like I've lost a bit of myself these past few weeks as a result of life being a crazy whirlwind. I've had my own Wicked Witch to face and am stoked to say I've managed to …
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I REALLY DON'T CARE

21 July 2018

I REALLY DON'T CARE

I've come to realise that I care too much. I spend too much time thinking about other people. Caring about people that definitely don't put the same effort in as me. Worrying about what others think about me. C…
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FAKE HAPPY

16 July 2018

FAKE HAPPY

Have you ever really struggled to put exactly how you feel into words and then listened to a song that does it so perfectly? For me, Fake Happy by Paramore couldn't be more relevant or explain how I've been fee…
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SUMMER SKIN READY

8 July 2018

SUMMER SKIN READY

My skin has always been an aspect of my life that I felt needed a lil bit of extra work. I have been working on perfecting my skincare routine since January and I can honestly say my skin has never felt or looked bette…
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GOING OUT OUT

30 June 2018

GOING OUT OUT

Have you ever had that conversation with your friends about going out for a few drinks and you've been really confused about the dress code? You know the kinda conversation that ends with "yeah but are we goin…
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THE FUTURE OF FESTIVALS

27 June 2018

THE FUTURE OF FESTIVALS

Is there anything better than going to a festival to watch all your favourite bands?! Festivals have become so much more popular over the years, with our summers now being dominated by festivals that cover every style o…
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MY LOVE FOR ROCK CITY

23 June 2018

MY LOVE FOR ROCK CITY

I feel like every town has a place that is iconic to them. Well, for Nottingham it's Rock City. Rock City is one of the most iconic and well loved venues in Nottingham and I have been dying to do a shoot in front …
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THE SINGLE ONE

20 June 2018

THE SINGLE ONE

Is it just me or does everyone seem to be getting in a relationship, whilst you can't even get your own animal to love you?! I have always been the single one of any and every friendship group and if you are also i…
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GETTING LOST IN NATURE

16 June 2018

GETTING LOST IN NATURE

There is something so therapeutic about going out for a walk and being surrounded by nature. I am incredibly lucky to live close to my town centre but I also live near some pretty stunning parks and woodland area, whic…
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AM I FAILING?

13 June 2018

AM I FAILING?

Do you ever get that feeling that no matter how hard you try or what you do, that you're just kind of failing at every single thing in your life? Because that is exactly how I feel at the minute and it is exhaustin…
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HOW I'M DRESSING FOR SUMMER

9 June 2018

HOW I'M DRESSING FOR SUMMER

Okay, not to jinx it but.. I think we might actually be in summer?! The weather has definitely been better over the past few weeks - its been warmer, I've actually seen the sun, it hasn't rained as much and mor…
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MORBID CURIOSITY

7 June 2018

MORBID CURIOSITY

The one topic I find myself talking about more on my blog than I ever imagined I would is death. I never thought I would be discussing death as much as I have done or that other people would be as interested in the pre…
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TREASURE HIDEOUTS

2 June 2018

TREASURE HIDEOUTS

Have you ever thought about your hometown and realised just how little of it you've explored? I have lived in the same city my entire life and yet I still sometimes feel like I've never fully explored all it ha…
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COPING WITH LONELINESS

30 May 2018

COPING WITH LONELINESS

It can be hard to remember that sometimes our online selves are very different to our real selves. Online I feel like I come across as a pretty confident and social person - with photos of me at events or interacting w…
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TURNING TWO

28 May 2018

TURNING TWO

Well, how did that happen? On this day two years ago,  I plucked up the courage to hit publish on the first blog post for Midnight and Lace.  Flash forward two years and here we are! We've been on quite the journey…
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WHAT I'VE LEARNT FROM BLOGGING

23 May 2018

WHAT I'VE LEARNT FROM BLOGGING

If any of you have been following my blog since the start, you may recall a certain blog post I did about what I had learnt in the first four months of blogging. Well, seeing as next week marks the two year birthday of…
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