Monday, 11 January 2016

Skinnydip Mermaid Bag And #NOTD

Hello everyone! I hope you all had a fantastic weekend because I certainly did! Today's post is mermaid themed because I spotted the bag that matches my current phone case and thought why not? 

Despite being out of my teen years, I'm essentially a big child. My nine year old sister was never into Disney princesses, she preferred the films centered around animals so I'm the one that forces people to watch Disney in my house. This may seem a little off topic because I've just suddenly started randomly going on about Disney but my mermaid obsession started with The Little Mermaid. I grew up wanting to be Ariel and as a twenty year old I still haven't quite passed that phase...

My nails of the day are based on Ariel, I have the pastel purple feature nails to represent the shell bra and the sleek seaweed green to represent her tail. The glitter coat was added to the feature nails to make them more suitable for the look as I wasn't keen on the block pastel against the shimmery green polish. 

The green polish was from Claire's, I still love their chip resistant stuff but this one is a fairly old one so you may need to seek out an alternative. The pastel shade is Go Wild-Er-Ness from Rita Ora's Rimmel collection, I bought it for my holiday in Majorca last year and I always think it works better as polish for a feature nail or two. As for the Glitter top coat, it's Diamond Glitter from Barry M.

Now onto the bit I'm fairly sure you're here for, the 'Skinnydip Mermaid Shell Across Body Bag in Silver'. It's a faux leather bag that can either be used as a clutch or an across the body bag, both ways I'm appreciative of.

I fell in love with it the moment I saw it, I've been wanting one like this for ages because it just fits in with my strange style so well. I'll wear it with dresses for nights out, for work and to meet up with friends so whilst it was £30 it was very much an investment piece. 

I mentioned earlier in the post that I have a phone case to match so I might as well add it onto this post! It got the phone case in the 'Skinnydip London x Birchbox Collaboration', I blogged about it so you can see what else was included in that box if you like. 

On that note, I'm just going to tie off this post now or I could just type up about all of the random mermaid items I have lying around. It's getting to be a bit of a problem! Well, thanks for reading today's post. Watch this space for the next post on Wednesday if you want to see another style post, this one has been a blast!


  1. Cute bag! I love the seashells on the phone case too! And how lovely you did your nails to match :) I haven't done my nails since Christmas it's about time I pampered myself again!

    1. Definitely! New nails always make me feel so much better!

  2. What a gorgeous bag! I love your nails too, great colours - thanks for sharing x

    1. Thanks, Stephanie! I'm pleased you've enjoyed it! :) xx