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5 Instagram Accounts You NEED To Follow

Posted in Fashion   |  By Jones + Jones

As a nation of Insta-holics were constantly on the hunt for Instagrams that make us go WOW, inspire us and influence our fashion choices. We have scouted through Instagram to create a list of 5 Instagrammers that we think are the most inspirational, aesthetically pleasing but most importantly fashion forward pages out there. We hope this can help all our JJ Dolls find fresh Instagrams that can inject a bit of life into their news feed.

 

@SincerelyJules:

Sincerely Jules has been on the scene for a while now but what we love most about her is her authenticity. With her casual yet classy outfits she is one of the only bloggers out their who reflects what she wears in day to day life. Not always skyscraper heels and dresses, she loves shorts and shirts and always stumbles across the perfect high end accessories to create something unique and wearable. She is an expert in mixing her outfit posts with inspirational images so her Instagram looks like the most aesthetically pleasing scrapbook known to man! Plus her whole feed seems to compliment each other with rusty colours and old town buildings.

 

@SymmetreyBreakfast:

It’s not all about the clothes here at jones and jones, we also love our grub (who doesn’t) and breakfast symmetry has got us down right mesmerized. If you are looking for some encouragement in the dieting department, my God this page is for you. The idea is just two bowls/plates of breakfast that are identical in look, sounds simple but the fantastic recipes and colours this page throws at you will have you wanting to try these stunning dishes at home, and with a hefty 600k followers, these guys are giving the bloggers a run for their money!

 

@TheHautePursuit:

One for the minimilists who appreciate a clean look and simple yet striking garments. This page is beautiful, with a mainly monochrome theme The Haute Pursuit definitely brings a fresh vibe to your newsfeed. It truly is interesting to see how a simple colour palette can be used in so many ways to create so many fantastic outfits. The photography is also gorgeous and this is greatly appreciated amid the pixelated photos you may see down your feed the photography is truly striking and the carefully placed lifestyle shots are great for a little breather from mirror pics and selfies.

 

@Muradosmann :

Racking up a staggering 4.4 million followers on instagram, Murad must be doing something right. For any travelaholics out their, or those of you who love a taste of wanderlust this page is the ONLY page you need to follow. The entire Instagram is a montage and sequence of images where by Murad photographs his wife walking infront of him in magnificent places around the world. And boy he’s been everywhere, whether your looking to hit the magical land of Bali, or trek through the Dubai deserts there’s a picture for you. Honestly we could stare at his page all day long!

 

@HelloFashionBlog

Hello Fashion Blog is a fantastic blend of fashion, lifestyle and adorable cuteness. Run by Christine who loves to document her outfits whilst giving us an insight into her family life. She is a great Instagrammer to follow for women looking for casual chic fashion that is still high fashion. Her holiday pictures are also something to lust over whether it's Santorini or Dubai there's enough there to keep you drooling (and constantly checking Expedia) all day. The final thing we love about Hello Fashion Blog is that in a advertising saturated Instagram Christine blogs about what she really loves, no nasty cheap dresses, no staged ad posts just raw authentic character.

Blogger Of The Week : I Wear My Wages

Posted in Fashion   |  By jones + jones

Jill Gourlay from ‘I Wear My Wages’  is back again as our blogger of the week, this time she sports our red Audrey dress. Jill has a fantastic talent for accessorising she pairs our dress with a thick black belt with gold hardware; for shoes she opts for a quirky caged heel and she can’t forget her iconic black shades. Jill shows that the Audrey is superbly versatile it is perfect for evening events and a great dress for summer time lunching.  Jill always seems to add a little edge to her dresses proving they aren’t just for the girly girls but also the sophisticated fashionista’s. You can shop Audrey HERE.

 

 'Their latest collection is one to keep an eye on - You will be sure to find something amazing for any occasion you have up your sleeve.' 

 

If  you want to check out more of Jill’s wardrobe hit her up on Insta 

Blogger Of The Week : Hello Miss Jordan

Posted in Fashion   |  By jones + jones

This week Jordan who blogs over at ‘Hello Miss Jordan’ takes centre stage as our blogger of the week. This set of photos are pastel, princess, perfection! Shot in a beautiful street in the heart of Brighton everything is oh so dreamy. Jordan wears our Violette Skirt in a gorgeous pastel peach with this tie neck blouse. Jordan has quite a collection of our tulle skirts (she is queen of tulle) but this has to be our all time favourite look on her! Our skirts are great as they are so damn versatile, they can be worn to almost anything, dress them down with some cute sneaks and a slogan tee or throw on a pair of heels and a crisp white shirt for a refined look perfect for fashion week.

Read Hello Miss Jordan Blog Here

 


Just when you thought my tulle skirt collection couldn't get any bigger, along comes this peach princess beauty! Everything about it is beautiful; it's huge, puffy and perfectly floaty. Everything you could want from a dream skirt, really! 

If you want to see more of Jordan’s endless collection of princess attire you can check out her blog, or head over to her Instagram for sheer outfit crushing

Blogger Of The Week : I Wear My Wages

Posted in Fashion   |  By jones + jones

Jill Gourlay is back again and this time better than ever, blogging over at 'I Wear My Wages' she never fails to put an exciting and edgy spin on our dresses. On this occasion she styles our Silivia peach dress (No longer available in this colourway but available in spearmint HERE), she adds black chunky accessories to balance out the feminity of the dress. With these stunning lace up mule type heels and geometric sunglasses she creates a chic and clean look. Our Silivia dress features a sweetheart neckline and bustier bodice with a full flippy skater skirt so it is great to see an otherwise 'dressing up' dress casualed down to make a wearable day to night outfit. Jill's signature red lip goes perfectly with this outfit and her sleek up do make sure the attention is firmly on the dress.

 

Jill say's:

' I will be honest and say it gets boring with the same trends and designs about on every single website, all with similar copies. So it is so refreshing to look at a collection and know it is all made in their London design house with limited copies. Their designs are so feminine and elegant, so for at least a day you get to feel classy and well put together.'

 

Check out more babin' outfits over at Jill's instagram 

 

Steps Towards Healthy Summer Skin

Posted in Beauty   |  By Jones + Jones

Healthy, glowy, summer skin is every girls must have look this summer, but some of us tend to overlook the importance of looking after our skin properly to make this look possible in the first place. Try doing a glowy make up look on dry and unhealthy skin, almost impossible. Try again on well-nourished, healthy skin and you’ll have a field day!

 

First things first and probably most important of all our tips and tricks is to protect your skin, if your not a fan of wearing no make up around the pool find make up that contains high levels of spf, you can also find powders that contain spf as well that you can use to touch up any oily patches throughout the day. Make sure you don’t just focus on your face, invest in an spf chapstick to keep your lips from drying or burning.

 

Secondly, be good to your skin, just like people skin sometimes needs a break, try to let your skin breathe by going make up less where you feel comfortable. Honestly the first few times you choose to go somewhere you would usually wear make up, without it you may feel nervous, but trust us when we say the more you do it, the more you realize no one even notices, and it’s so worth it for the skin. As well as this, make sure that when you are removing make up you are really deep cleansing, using cleansers and toners is great. Another weird tip we have is to use intimate wash as a face wash, these washes usually contain no parabens and have a good ph balance which is super kind to the skin.

 

Drinking water is crucial not only does it hydrate the skin, in turn plumping to skin to reduce wrinkles and make the skin smoother and much healthier. It also reduces oiliness which is the bane of the summertime. When we are sweating more than usual it is easy to get oily very quickly! Trying to drink 2 litres of water a day is a great way to achieve glowy skin that doesn’t look ill treated or clogged up.

 

On the note of clogged up skin, our final tip for healthy summer skin is to try and invest in lighter products such as moisturizers. A lot of skin care and moisturizers come in a very thick consistency and are heavy and suffocating to the skin. Try and find natural products of a thinner consistency. It may mean investing more money into skin care and make up but in the long run it will be so worth it.  This helps prevent clogged pores and also prevents break outs. We have listed below a selection of products that you can switch to, to insure that your skin isn’t smothered during the summer months. Below we have listed our favourite products and moisturizers that are light and good to your skin!

 

1. Kiehl's Ultra Light Daily UV Defence

2. La Roche-Posay Hydraphase Intense Light

3. Vichy Aqualia Thermal Dynamic Hydration

4. Elizabeth Arden Pure Finish Mineral Tinted Moisturizer

5. The Body Shop Vitamin E Moisture Cream