Sunday, 15 September 2013

NOTD: Models Own

This week I have gone for a more autumnal shade, which is fitting with the weather at the moment!

I love Models Own nail polish as they have great coverage and are very reasonably priced. There are usually offers at both their site and in-store at Boots too. They currently have a free nail art kit if you spend £25 or more on the Models Own site if you use the Promo Code NAILARTKIT.

I have used Purple Ash as a base. I needed 2 coats for this. I then used Jack Frost from last year's Wonderland collection to create a glitter fade. A very simple but eye-catching design.

Monday, 9 September 2013

Music of the Week - Arcade Fire

This weeks' musical treat was very nearly Arctic Monkeys, with their brilliant new album being released today. They were however outshone by Arcade Fire's new interactive video.

You can always rely on Arcade Fire for innovative, unique and very weird videos and this is no exception. When you first go to the site, you are asked to link your smartphone or tablet to the computer if you have one. Alternatively you can use your mouse. After you input a code into the site on your mobile or tablet, the video will begin and you can use the device or mouse to manoeuvre various elements in the video. You can also see your own reflec(k)tion (get it?!) at times in the video.

The song itself is a funky, disco beat with, what sounds like David Bowie on backing vocals! Very different from their previous music, but nothing comes as a surprise from the Montreal band. And with James Murphy, formerly of LCD Soundsystem producing the new album, I can't wait to hear what else they come up with!

Friday, 6 September 2013

Subscription Box - Astrid & Miyu Jewellery - September

It's that time again, a new Astrid & Miyu Secret Box! If you didn't see my review of my June box, you'll find it here.

The jewellery comes in a lovely box.