Tuesday, May 14, 2013

London / Manchester Pt. 2

These photos were taken the day we arrived in Manchester a couple weeks ago. I was absolutely shocked at how beautiful Manchester was as a city. All I'd known of it before was that it was formerly an industrial city and that it had two pretty competitive football (sorry, I mean soccer) teams. I was not expecting to find all of the beautiful architecture, fantastic restaurants and neat little shops that I saw there. The first day, we visited the Boohoo.com offices and then went to dinner at Albert's Shed with the Boohoo team, where I had the most amaaazing dinner (and maybe a few glasses of prosecco too).
We stayed at yet another gorgeous hotel, this time at the ABode Manchester. As I mentioned on Instagram, the decor was totally how I imagine my future apartment looking - warm, vintage-inspired and the type of place you just want to curl up in with a good book. The hotel is a converted cotton warehouse, which you could see in the super high loft-like ceilings and antique hardwood flooring. Also, every single one of us talked about how awesome it was to sleep in a starfish pose in the massive California king size bed. I will definitely be heading back to Manchester to explore the city more next time I'm in the UK and will be dreaming of that humongous bed until then.

Photos 3 & 7 stolen from Alicia Fashionista and all outfit photos taken by her too. Thanks girl!

Wearing: Theyskens Theory blazer (similar styles here, here and here), American Apparel tank top, Wilfred Free moto jeans, Ivanka Trump patent heels, NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil in Damned. x E


  1. Wonderful jeans and blazer!


  2. Great post, I lived in Manc for a year and it is amazing isn't it! Sick outfit as well.

    Danielle xx

    Moda from Dusk 'til Dawn

  3. You look gorgeous, I love the pattern of the jacket xo

  4. wow, that little room looks so inviting! I've only been to manchester for a weekend while I was in the UK, bit of a whirlwind tour but it's such a beautiful city ! x


  5. Hey,
    gorgeous outfit! I love your jacket!


  6. Gorgeous coat! Love your handbag too x


  7. do adore the blazer!


  8. now you're making me feel bad cos I live in London & have never travelled up to Manchester! Looks kind of cool :)

    Katie x

  9. This trip looks like it was so much fun, and very cool you got to meet some of my fellow Van bloggers Alicia & Jen.
    Love this blazer!
    xo Cara

  10. The material of the blazer is so gorgeous, and I love the detail of the zip jeans :)

    Mili from call me, Maeby

  11. Oh my goodness, aside from your gorgeous ensemble, I am in love with the wallpaper of your hotel room. That is by far the most beautifully decorated room ever!


  12. Oooh love love love! You're so gorgeous my friend and I simply adored that jacket. Hope you're having a wonderful week xo

  13. beautiful photos! you look amazing!