Style Mood Boards Vol 1 & 2

It’s the end of Polyvore as we know it as it’s now turned into a shopping website called SSense, meaning all of our mood boards and outfit collages have just disappeared – never to return! Luckily the reason why I started using Polyvore was to share my creations on my blog so I still have them – phew!

VOL 1

Fruity and Fabulous

Stylish Stationary

Summer in the City

Jumper, Jeans & Heels (JJH)

Late 80’s Early 90’s Cool

Girls Cagool, Boys Drool

Life is Better, Down Where it’s Wetter…

Rose Gold

Belt Bags, Belt Bags, What Ya Gunna Do

Superhero Stuff

Chill-tastic

Cross Your Heart

Rainbow Unicorn

I’m So Fancy – Velvet

Colourful Kicks

VOL 2

Glam Goth

Rose Gold & Monochrome

Geek Girl

It’s the Vinyl Countdown

Miss Sporty

Summer Style Sensible Shoes

Stranger Things…Have Happened

Girls Night Out

Sneaker Pimps

Looking Well Shady

Glam Rock

Back to Nature

Big Kid

Tough Bitch

I’m going to stop now and post more next week. I mean, how many mood boards can one handle at once, really? ;o)

Chrissie

 

 

 

 

 

Sketchers Memory Foam Trainers Review

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Love them or hate them, these are my new Sketchers!

Style

Recently I’ve become a big fan of wearing little hints of hot pink and turquoise/light blue together as I think the opposite colours really compliment each other. I didn’t want to go too nuts so I was chuffed when I found these which are mainly black (the flash bouncing off the shiny fabric makes them appear lighter in places than they really are). I would have preferred them without the white polystyrene looking soles but the rest is perfect. They are much slimmer looking than the chunky trainers I’m used to wearing but they are a good fit and I have plenty of room to wiggle my toes.

Memory Foam

The insoles feel incredibly comfortable and the slight ache in my wonky knees has gone – unlike when I wear my thin and flat soled Vans/Converse. They are surprisingly breathable and very light weight. However, it feels like you are walking on sand so you are constantly re-adjusting your balance slightly with each step. This sounds like hard work but it’s not as the foam literally puts a spring in your step.

I’ll be honest, after wearing these for two days my feet were aching like crazy! Obviously those particular muscles had never been worked before. I stopped wearing them for two days and then when I put them on again my feet were absolutely fine. My physiotherapist was really impressed and said they should improve my balance and tone my muscles.

I wore these shopping on Market Street and I staggered in them three times on the cobbles, I was giggling at the end because I must have looked like I was utterly plastered! So no cobbles for me again.

Good

  • Exercises muscles while you walk
  • Absorbs any vibrations and feels bouncy
  • Comfortable and breathable
  • So many styles to choose from

Bad

  • Not a good idea if you already have bad balance issues – although I can cope, even with my dyspraxia.
  • I don’t recommend for people with very weak/unstable ankles

Rating 5/5

Would you get some?

Chrissie xx