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Jacket – Gerry Webber, Shirt – Vintage

There’s nothing more satisfying than leaving the house early and following the friend around while she does her chores, whining that I’m hungry and going to faint on the busstop and finally hearing her say FINE WE’LL GO EAT, WOMAN. But I only live to bug you, Elface.

The Stockpot in SoHo is a perfect British equivalent of a diner with homey food and simple but good (for a lack of a better adjective) drinks. Definitely check it out when you’re in London, especially good when you’ve spent all your money in American Apparel and Urban Outfitters that also sorta exist in your own country (but of course it seems better in a foreign country) and all you have is a fiver left in your pocket.

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  1. nails = amazing

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  2. yes, your nails ARE amazing.

    oh my goodness, that last sentence reminds me of my time in London…there’s H&M, French Connection, and Esprit in America but they’re not easy to find. So while everyone was in London my classmates went to ALL THE STORES, including the ones we had in the US! of course I bought only things I could buy in UK of course! Well…only things I can buy that don’t include shipping charges like magazines and such…um…yeah, just magazines.

    If I ever go to London again, I’ll definitely check out Stockpot!

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  3. Wow! I love you nails~ What brand is the blue? I’ve been trying to find a nice matte blue in that shade for ages!

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    The brand for the blue is BarryM cosmetics! (But don’t order online, they frequently lose orders…lost 2 of mine and didn’t compensate…) I could always get you some from store if you’d like ;) They’re not matte btw!

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  4. I love your nails! They made me squeal with excitement at how pretty they are. :)

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  5. NYC

    Go to West End Kitchen across the street!! It’s just as awesome.

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  6. Riei

    I know it has been mentioned a few times but yoúr nails are fab. As soon as i saw them i painted my nails all different colours. Never tried it before, thanks ;]

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  7. love those nails!!

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  8. Inspiring collection of images!

    Love the nails and the coffee!

    Also glad you put the link otherwise I would have thought Soho in NYC, lol. xo.

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  9. Looks like a superb place! I love the photography, especially the one where the background is out of focus..and you have a look of curiosity on your face.

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  10. I adore your nailpolish :)

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  11. love the nailpolish, never have enough different colours to do that though

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  12. Your nails! That’s so cool.
    I love the first photo, beautiful.

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  13. sarah

    You’re so adorable. Me likey that nail polish colours of yours.

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  14. Lovely colored collar :D

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  15. nice pics!
    think you can even do a tutorial on your nails =)
    ahhh i m rather curious, your picture are so sharp… which lens are you using? ^^

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    I use a Sigma 30mm f1.4 lens! But the sharpness is mostly through last stage editing in photoshop!

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  16. I LOVE your nails! What colour is the thumb? Green ? :D

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    Thumb is oooorange :D

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  17. Your nails are adorable, love the photos.

    Carmen.xx.

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  18. fantastic nails! Makes me want Smarties…! xx

    http://www.mocha-soy-whippy.blogspot.com/

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  19. You are so cute, girl!

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  20. I looove your photos and well, everything about this post and your whole blog.

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  21. God I love the nails! Beautiful post as always!

    juliet xxx

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  22. nice you and your outfits!

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  23. I LOVE YOUR NAILS and this post is so cute. wish i was there to drink that lovely drink.

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  24. the shop looks uber charming and your outfit looks so british (a good thing in my opinion) Crisp wool= fall, in my opinion.

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  25. Tom Tuttle from Tacoma

    Elface’s the real park & cube -> lol. wish i can see more of your vintage shirt. love the collar.

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  26. i love your nails, but youre one of the few who could actually pull those colors off. i feel like theyd end up looking super tacky on me lol!

    http://www.musingofsorts.com

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  27. Naomi

    i am confused with where you live and where you were born and stuff, could you explain? :)
    i love love love your blog by the way. you are the kind oof friend i would love to have – intelligent, christian and stylish. all the things i am trying to be! and your photos are always really good.

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  28. really homey*_*

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  29. These pictures make me so happy; I just love em!

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  30. I just absolutely LOVE your blog.
    The images are always great, your nails look super cool and well, you’re making me nostalgic about London (I live further up north in the UK nowadays)!

    :)

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  31. i love tht toast photo!!!!!!!

    http://www.jetblackdye.blogspot.com

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  32. Your pictures are incredible.

    I’m adding you to my blogroll, your blog is lovely <3

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  33. Love your nails. Shall try that color combination sometime soon! :D

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  36. May

    the designer geek in me squealed at the CMYK nails!

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