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105Hey lovelies! Today’s post is just a quickie, as I’m feeling the need for an early night…I did a cute mini interview over on the lbloggerschat blog, and I thought that I would share it with you, just in case you hadn’t seen it…I hope you like it!:)

The interview:

Hey lovelies! I’m Tallulah, and I blog over at Simply My Thing! Okay, so if you already follow my blog, you will know that I mostly blog all about fashion and beauty, (I am obsessed. Help me.) but I LOVE to blog about everything and anything as well…I’m 15 years old (I started my blog at 13), and I am LOVING it! I love reading blogs and just gathering loads of inspiration to blog and write about!

Before I started blogging, I read a few blogs, including Arabella, Shiny Thoughts and Wish Wish Wish! I loved their style and how their personalities shone out in their writing…Plus, I am obsessed with the photography over on Carrie’s blog…It’s just ah-mazing! This is basically how I caught the blogging bug! That, and magazines, as well as my aunty and cousin, who kept telling me to make a blog, as I was always reading, writing and informing everyone on advice for fashion and make-up!

My favourite thing about blogging has got to be all the wonderful bloggers and blogs that you discover and get to meet! I recently went to Sophie etc.’s London Bloggy Meet-Up, and it was an amazing opportunity, to get to meet so many wonderful bloggers, including the one and only Lisette from Lisette Loves! (Such an inspiration for me!)
My most read post is about DIY youtubers that I love…I published it quite a while back, and I’m quite shocked at how many views it got, considering it’s actually quite poor! (Well that’s what I think, ugh, never satisfied!)
What’s my favourite post?! Hmmm, that’s a tricky one…I don’t know, probably one of my OOTD posts…I really like my Pushin’ On post, as I got a lot of views for that, and loads of compliments!
Life hacks? Well I’ll give you a beauty hack! Waterproof mascara is so difficult to get off sometimes, (!!!) but if you just use a bit of oil (olive oil is easy), massage a little bit into your lashes until the mascara starts to break away, wipe if off using a cotton pad, and then rinse, then it’s all done in a jiffy!
My favourite blogger at the moment is definitely Kayla Hadlington! Her style is just incredible…So wacky, but extremely beautiful! She really inspires me to mix different trends and pieces, and to just go for it and not care about following trends or worry about what people think! She also has so many amazing items of clothing, and I adore her hair and of course, her personality!
Thank you so much for interviewing me @LbloggersChat! It’s such an honour and I really enjoyed answering these questions alotalotalot!
Tallulah xoxo

131107-192444Hey lovelies! This is my second #BritishBloggerSelection post, and it’s a Q&A that Ellie decided to create…So let’s get on with the questions!

Question One: Why do you like blogging?

I’ve loved reading and writing since forever (bookworm alert;)) And my love for fashion came around at about the age of 11, and my love for make-up at around 13. I enjoy sharing my interests and little ramblings over the internet and connecting with all my readers!:)

Question Two: How did you come up with your blog name?

It was actually my auntie’s idea! She was helping me create my blog, and I wanted my blog to be a place to write about anything, not just necessarily fashion and beauty, so we decided on Simply My Thing!

Question Three: Where from the UK do you come from?

I come from the South East of England, and it’s lovely because I’m quite near to Brighton, little villages full of vintage shops, cute farms and of course the countryside!

Question Four: Favourite colour?

My favourite colour is definitely blue. I want my prom dress to maybe be a baby blue colour (or powder pink or cream…) But anyway, I find that the colour suits me when it comes to clothing, and I just love it in general!

Question Five: Do you like Lana Del Rey?

Who doesn’t?! Okay, maybe a few people, but I adore her. She and Ellie Goulding are such beautiful singers, and they’re such talented, strong-willed women, that I can’t help but look up to them.

Question Six: Hidden Talents That You Have?

Erm, I have no idea…I love singing, playing guitar and cello if that maybe counts? I also love photography, baking and acting!

Question Seven: Celebrity Crush?

Liam from 1D is beautiful. But then again so are Zac Efron and Nicholas Holt…

Question Eight: Favourite Blog Of All Time?

Amy Valentine is by far my favourite blog at the moment, but she’s quite a new find for me, and I have so many favourite blogs that I cannot possibly choose one…

Question Nine: What made you want to join #BritishBloggerSelection?

Ellie’s post on the group and the idea of connecting with other blogs in such an awesome way hooked me from the start! I just knew that I wanted to take part, and I’d seen so many of my bloggy friends taking part too, that I just couldn’t resist!

Let me know if you’re taking part!

Tallulah xoxo

8941894720_f52d07494c_zHey lovelies! This is sadly my last interview post (I may do more in the future…) But for now this is the last one, but I’m so glad that I can end it with an interview with the amazing Tami! Her blog is full of pictures of her gorgeous, girly style, and also cute pictures of life-style bits and bobs! You may have also seen her featured in Company magazine…This lady is the real deal.

1. Why did you start your blog, and did anyone inspire you?

I’d always had an interest in blogging and I also had a Tumblr long before I started using Blogspot. I guess initially it was Youtubers who had blogs alongside their channels who inspired me to try it out!

2. What do you do other than blogging?

I have an 11 month old baby so I look after her! I’m looking to work in social media or digital marketing though!

3. What’s been the best experience that you’ve had during your time blogging?

There has been loads of great experiences! But being a blogger and making blogger friends allowed me to intern at Company magazine, which was amazing!!!

4. Do you have any people/things that inspire you?

Not necessarily. I like cute, girly pieces and just get inspired by random outfits on television and in magazines!

5. What camera do you use?  

I use a Canon 1100d 🙂

6. How would you describe your style?

I think I’d describe it as cute and feminine? I love wearing dresses and feel really weird when I wear trousers haha. 

7. What’s your favourite and essential item of clothing/accessory you think everyone should have?

A leather jacket for sure. They’re so versatile and go with every outfit in my opinion!

8. Do you have any favourite designers?

I love Marc Jacobs, Vivienne Westwood and Mulberry. Not exactly out there, but I’m not big on designer things because I can’t afford it, but I love those three.

9. Which places do you often shop at?

I shop mainly at Topshop, River Island, New Look, ASOS and Primark…The usual!

10. If you could steal anyone’s wardrobe, who’s would you steal?

I would definitely steal Rachel Bilson’s wardrobe. She’s always been my style icon, I absolutely love her.

Thanks ever so much Tami, and just in case you were wondering guys…Every Sunday (apart from tomorrow, sorry) I will be doing a ‘Sunday post’, where I shall just ramble about life’s happenings, and everything that I’ve done that week or am looking forward to! Anyway, look out for my next post later, and I hope you’re having a lovely Saturday!

Tallulah xoxo

blogheader2Today’s post is on the lovely Sarah! Her blog occurs of the occasional lifestyle post, and is full of awesome fashion-y bits and clothing…Oh my, and if you love dresses…You’re in for a real treat!;) Haha, now on for the interview!

1.Why did you start your blog, and did anyone inspire you?
I’ve always loved writing anyway, and for as long as I’ve had the internet I’ve had somewhere online to share my thoughts (although back in the day it was just photos of Angel from Buffy!) I started my blog as it is now when I was working for a beauty brand and started reading beauty blogs for work. I found myself coming up with post ideas and it went from there, although it didn’t stay beauty focused for very long…I really don’t know enough about makeup!

2.What do you do other than blogging?
I work full time in marketing but other than that, I like taking photographs, writing, drawing, TV, films, seeing comedy, going to the pub – Oh, and I go to a LOT of weddings.

3.What’s been the best experience that you’ve had during your time blogging?
I’ve been to some amazing events – Even on the London Eye! But the ultimate best experience is the friends I’ve made. Many of them have made the transition from ‘blogging friends’ to ‘real life friends’ with some of them, like Amy from wolfwhistle.org, among my best friends. I never expected to find a whole new social group from this, and it’s been amazing.

4.Do you have any people/things that inspire you?
Oh gosh, this is hard to answer without sounding pretentious! I think I’m inspired all the time, from the things my friends and family do, to the things I see other bloggers write about, to what’s in the media, what’s in the shops, etc. My sister inspires me a lot – She juggles work with three small children, hardly ever sleeps and hardly ever grumbles. I genuinely don’t know how she does it!

5.What camera do you use?
A Nikon D40 with a 35mm lens mostly, although sometimes I use a Nikon 1 and occasionally the rubbish camera on my iPhone 4S!

6.How would you describe your style?
Classic, girlie and un-trendy. I rarely follow trends – I’ve had some of my clothes for five years! I hate the idea of throwing something out because it’s out of fashion – If you like it, you should wear it. A little while ago I threw out everything in my wardrobe that I didn’t love, and that’s evolved into me wearing dresses 95% of the time. I always feel nice in a dress. 🙂

7.What’s your favourite and essential item of clothing/accessory you think everyone should have?
It’s super boring but I think I’m going to have to go with an LBD. A good little black dress can see you through every occasion, and I have more than one which are totally suitable for both work and play. They’re so versatile and basically work for every occasion.

8.Do you have any favourite designers?
I’m not a very designer person, to be honest, but I love Lulu Guinness, Luella (sniff) and Mulberry. I would LOVE a Mulberry bag!

9.Which places do you often shop at?
I think most of my clothes come from New Look, although lately I’ve been getting more and more from Topshop. Also for a special occasion, it’s got to be Debenhams.

10.If you could steal anyone’s wardrobe, whose would you steal?
I’m going full on fictional here – But it has to be Blair Waldorf or Minnie Mouse!

Thanks for the lovely interview Sarah!

Tallulah xoxo

2aeebf2684d411e2b87b22000aaa07f6_7Hey lovelies! Back again today with two posts for you…Firstly an interview with Chelsea! Her blog is just super cool and inspiring…Her sense of style is amazing, and she always makes me jealous with her stash of make-up! She deserves so much more followers, so go check out her blog! Read on for the interview!

1.Why did you start your blog, and did anyone inspire you?

I started my blog about a year ago. I made a tumblr back in 2009 and I got quite a large number of followers on there, but I wanted something more personal. I’m still under the process of making it MY blog, so that people who read it can really get a feel of who I am. I would have to say I’m inspired by Kim Gordon’s blog, http://ilovewildfox.com/ , also Kayleigh at http://x-couturegirl-x.blogspot.com/ and I love Grace’s blog http://graceandbraver.blogspot.com/.

2.What do you do other than blogging?

My main passion is my artwork, I love drawing and have been really focusing on building up my pieces to build my portfolio and to maybe eventually sell my work!

3.What’s been the best experience that you’ve had during your time blogging?

Definitely my UK/US swap with Natalie over at http://youralmostalice.blogspot.com/. You can check out our swap on my blog, http://loveneauxt.blogspot.com/2013/05/uk-beauty-swap-stila-haul.html.

4.Do you have any people/things that inspire you?

Some artists who inspire me are Bei Bad Girl, Amber Seegmiller, Charmaine Olivia, Mel Stringer, Danny Brito. I also am really obsessed with reading and my tv shows, and i feel like they all give me some great inspiration, be it for art, makeup looks, style, anything! I am crazy about Boardwalk Empire right now…I also worship Lana Del Rey, she’s just so amazing…Female rappers like Iggy Azelea, Kat Dahlia. My cat Wednesday, the park by my house…I could go on and on. Inspiration is everywhere!

5.What camera do you use?

My iphone, or my little canon, nothing special. I’d like to purchase a better one once I can afford it.

6.How would you describe your style?

I’d say my style is a touch of classic mixed in with an boho/gangster touch. My style icons include Miley Cyrus, Nicole Richie, Kirsten Dunst, Erin Wasson, Gillian Zinser, the Olsens…etc. I love hoop earrings…So much. And patterned trousers.

7.What’s your favourite and essential item of clothing/accessory you think everyone should have?

Every person should own a nice fitted black blazer, as well as a perfect fitted pair of jeans. I am still on the search for those although I found the perfect pair of destroyed shorts for me yesterday and I’m quite excited! And hoop earrings!!! Red lipstick. Gotta have them.

8.Do you have any favourite designers?

As far as runway designers who inspire me, I clearly can’t afford any of those clothes, although I really love Celine, Wildfox, Alexander Wang and Dvf.

9.Which places do you often shop at?

I thrift shop a lot,  and also go to Forever 21, H&m, Franchescas…I buy my designer/speciality items from this boutique in my area.

10.If you could steal anyone’s wardrobe, who’s would you steal?

Lana Del Rey or Gwen Stefani.

Thank you Chelsea!

Tallulah xoxo

IMG_7539Hey lovelies! Today I have a wonderful post on Emily! Oh my goodness, if you don’t know the blog Emily Divine, where have you been?! Her outfits, fashion sense and photography make me want to cry with jealousy! Such a beautiful blog, by such a beautiful blogger.

1.Why did you start your blog, and did anyone inspire you?

There were a handful of blogs I used to read regularly and one day I thought ‘why not?!’ and was inspired to start one myself. I haven’t looked back since!

2.What do you do other than blogging?

I dabble in social media work and freelance writing. I’ve recently started my youtube channel too, which is fun!

3.What’s been the best experience that you’ve had during your time blogging?

There have been so many amazing opportunities and I’ve met some truly wonderful people. I’ve been involved in some fabulous campaigns, been to glamorous events and made some wonderful friends through blogging – I never dreamed any of this would happen when I first started my blog from the comfort of my bed.

4.Do you have any people/things that inspire you?

I love the romanticism of eras gone by. The 40s, 50s and 60s to be precise! I pull inspiration from each of those and add a modern twist.

5.What camera do you use?

I use a Canon 550D with a 50mm lens.

6.How would you describe your style?

My personal style is changing all the time believe it or not, but I’ve got a lifetime to perfect it, so that’s fine by me! As I mentioned, I adore the bygone eras and vintage clothing – I dabble in inspired outfits as the fancy takes me. When wearing items from the high-street, you can throw a peter pan collar, polka dots or a striped tee with a pair of high-waisted jeans at me any day of the week.

7.What’s your favourite and essential item of clothing/accessory you think everyone should have?

I always turn to some high-waisted jeans, a striped Breton tee and a red lip. It’s fail safe.

8.Do you have any favourite designers?

Orla Kiely and Nishe (available on ASOS). Both have amazing retro vibes.

9.Which places do you often shop at?

I shop online a lot, as I’m often too busy to wander around the shops. ASOS, Sarenza, H&M…The usual culprits!

10.If you could steal anyone’s wardrobe, who’s would you steal?

This is a tough question! I don’t think I’d take anyone in particulars…Can I just steal the entire Orla Kiely SS13 collection instead?

Thanks again Emily!

Tallulah xoxo

100Hey lovelies! Today’s a little special post for you…A little interview with one of my absolute all-time FAVOURITE bloggers ever…Caroline from Burkatron! She’s one of those awesome, inspiring bloggers who you just seem to adore at first look, and scroll through her whole blog feed until your eyes start hurting, admiring her awesome fashion and DIYs…

1.Why did you start your blog, and did anyone inspire you?
I started blogging about a year and a half ago! I’d never heard of blogging, and it was actually my boyfriend who suggested I start one, so I had a look at a few and thought I’d give it a try!

2.What do you do other than blogging?
I’m an artist by trade! I’ve been painting since I graduated from Central St Martins, but blogging has taken up a lot of time recently, so it’s a juggling act at the minute!

3.What’s been the best experience that you’ve had during your time blogging?
There’s been a few, but I recently filmed an advert with Toyota which was a really fun experience! It was a positive idea movement inspired by their eco friendly hybrid car; I was able to set up a shop and give away free beautiful vintage clothes to passers by…! I felt like Santa Claus, aha!

4.Do you have any people/things that inspire you?
I’m usually inspired by anyone creative, I also read a lot of French blogs, particularly Betty Autier who really inspires my outfits! I always find colour a huge inspiration, so my fashion posts tend to be a little eye watering, aha!

5.What camera do you use?
I’ve ‘borrowed’ my boyfriends Nikon D60 for the last 6 months, but I still take a lot of snaps on my iPhone! As long as there’s good natural light, the pictures are still great (you don’t necessarily need expensive equipment!)

6.How would you describe your style?
Eclectic, I’m a bit of a magpie! I love night street clothing and mixing it with my vintage collection. I like to think of it as boho/hobo chic 😉

7.What’s your favourite and essential item of clothing/accessory you think everyone should have?
One perfect fitting pair of jeans! It takes me ages to find a pair to suit my shape but it’s worth it in the end!

8.Do you have any favourite designers?
Philip Lim, Stella McCartney, Christopher Kane, Marni and KW Anderson to name a few.

9.Which places do you often shop at?
You can usually guarantee I’m wearing something from Topshop, Urban Outfitters or ASOS most days!

10.If you could steal anyone’s wardrobe, who’s would you steal?
Oooh toughie! Alexa Chung or Isabel Lucas…My two favourite boho crushes!

Thanks again Caroline! It was so lovely having you on my blog!

Tallulah xoxo