Belle of the Ball

Sunday, 18 May 2014

For this Sunday's post I decided on a lifestyle post. I wanted to do a post about my jewellery and what I like to wear in the spring etc. but I simply don't have the time to take many miscellanious photos at the moment because, unlike every other university, I have only just started my final term and my exams begin next week! So I need to focus on revision so my blog needs to take a bit of a back seat. But I do pride myself in what I post so I'm trying to keep it as relevant as possible! Starting in June I have a really exciting new idea for my Sunday posts which I hope you will enjoy!
If you follow me on Instagram (@peexo) you'll have seen a few photos from my weekend away in Birmingham. I work with a logistics company, Thistle Couriers Ltd., I'm their "social media person" and a group of logistics companies come together every year for an annual ball; I was kindly invited to go along too. I've never had a prom because my secondary school and sixth form were both all girl schools! So I was more than excited to find myself a prom dress and I used this as my opportunity to live out that final year prom I never had!
Among all the business talk we did have a good time, it was a great evening with an interesting band but that didn't stop us from having a good old sing-a-long! Hugh Dennis presented the awards and it was great to see him live, we got some seriously cool multi coloured Ferrero Roche's which made up the centre piece of the tables which I thought was super cute and different. This is quite a photo heavy post but if any of you are as nosey as I am then I hope you like this little insight into my weekend away. 
Instagram snaps (right to left): 1. Train journey snacks || 2. Caricatures of us - can you see a resemblance? Haha || 3. Make-up station || 4. My look for the ball || 5. Camera snaps || 6. Sing-a-long [video]







Were you lucky enough to have a prom, or are you preparing for one? 
Leave me any comments below :) 


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16 comments:

  1. you look gorgeous! that's so cool with hugh dennis haha! I've got just over a month until my secondary school prom and I can't wait - I love the excuse to wear a glitzy dress<3 xx

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    1. Thank you hun! Yeah I know haha, who'd have thought Hugh Dennis + logistics.. hm.. :P Oh that must be so exciting! Definitely, any excuse is a good excuse when it comes to getting dressed up! I hope you have a wonderful time! X

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  2. You are so gorgeous ! You look amazing in that dress !
    I have a Summer giveaway on my blog, get the Bronze Queen look !
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    1. Thank you! Ohh, sounds fun (especially as I'm a sucker for bronzer) I'll have a look :) X

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  3. Beautiful outfit, the whole thing suits you perfectly! I adored both my proms, such a fun night dancing and seeing all the teachers having slightly too much to drink! haha xx

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    1. Thank you :) Ohhh, I'm so jealous! Haha, I can imagine - must be such a great night! X

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  4. I never had a prom either! You look gorgeous, love your make-up :)

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    1. Another member in the "no prom club", we just need to make the most of any opportunities we may get in the future haha! Thank you, I'm rubbish when it comes to makeup but I had to put in effort for the occasion ;) X

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  5. Love your dress, so elegant!

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    1. Thank you! It's a lovely dress, I've always looked for the perfect excuse to get a prom style dress and finally had the chance! X

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  6. you look amazing here! that dress is gorgeous.
    i never had a prom so would love to get all dolled up one day!

    anna at styleskittle x

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    1. Thank you :) I feel your pain! Before this came along I was definitely planning on a prom-themed 21st birthday, but then this happened and I also realised I will be in France on my year abroad! I guess that wasn't going to work out after all... X

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  7. I went to an all girls' school too so we used to team up with the all boys' school near by for proms and discos! I'm glad you got to have a prom like evening and your dress is so pretty :) I love the colour! Good luck with your exams! xx

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    1. I know of some same sex schools who used to do that too! But our school didn't, it was all girls until the end haha! It was definitely nice to have an excuse to dress up :) Thank you so much haha, they're getting closer and closer *eek* ! X

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  8. Oh wow, you looked so beautiful in that gown!

    Tara x

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