Recent Posts by Fashionista Barbie

Fashionista Barbie 3.0

Fashionista Barbie 3.0

Welcome to the new look Fashionista Barbie, a whole new design to celebrate my wonderful blog turning five last month, I know I’m mean no fanfare, cake or even a present, but that’s because I was waiting to present my shiny new look, which I hope you agree was worth the wait, the lack of blog posts this week, and the general disruption, but fret no more normal blogging will now resume. 

There have been some tweaks over the years, all done by me, none professional, and to be honest I don’t know how I’ve gotten away with a poor looking site for so long, and this year I decided to have a makeover, out with the old and in with the new. I think the only thing that remains is the two-column layout and the profile pic, and bless that straw bear hat but that will be going soon too.

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Postcard From Heysham, Lancashire

Postcard From Heysham, Lancashire

Today is International Day of Happiness and it got me thinking about what makes me happy, the list is pretty long, I’m quite content at the moment. So we have the usual suspects, my husband of course, family and friends, flowers, I’m obsessed with filling the house with gorgeous blooms, my stationery stash, I can’t tell you how much joy a new notepad brings me, reading, especially if I’m in a dreamy bubble bath, my kitty monsters, and travel.

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Rita Ora Oozes Old Hollywood Glamour

Rita Ora Oozes Old Hollywood Glamour

So this morning was pretty special, I got to spend it with Rita Ora while she launched Coca-Cola’s pop-up bar to celebrate 100 years of the iconic Coca-Cola bottle, crazy isn’t it that Coke’s bottle has been the same since 1915.

Rita Ora is kind of the perfect Coca-Cola ambassador as she is a self-confessed junkie of the fizzy pop and she looked incredible in her two red dresses for the launch, seriously oozing proper old-school Hollywood glamour, in a sexy Jessica Rabbit kind of way. 

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Best Flares For Any Budget

Best Flares For Any Budget

So it seems I’m not the only one happy about the fact that leg-lengthening flare denim is having a bit of a style resurgence, after my last style post declaring my love for the beauties that flare out from the knee I have been bombarded with requests on my top picks on the high street.

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