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Shirt Men’s Uniqlo | Pants Gmarket | Shoes Nine West | Bag Public Beware | Belt Rockit London

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I wasn’t familiar with Public Beware until Thursday after the exhibition set-up Ellen and I were gobbling away on a hamburglar and corn on the cob on the curb (say that faster 5 times) of their Brick Lane shop. The Japanese boutique stocks styles in all ranges and you’re bound you find something unique and interesting for a decent price. The bag cost £45 which is buckets cheaper than how much I’d pay for a bag of similar quality and size in a highstreet chain, and of course the ZIPPERS. There is a tiny collection available here in ASOS, but it really doesn’t do any justice to how much there is in the real thing.

I definitely recommend a visit to Brick lane when you’re in London, there’s so many hidden gems in the small streets. I myself don’t hang around there much and therefore probably missing out in the whole art student culture experience, but then again I wouldn’t know culture even if it hit me on the balls. I mean, you know what I mean.

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Croptop Zara | Tshirt | I Don’t Like Mondays | Pants, Shoes Gmarket | Belt Rockit | Bag DIY Studded Vintage | Jacket H&M

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I think we managed alright with the exhibition. My camera just magically ran out of battery before I could take any pictures of my own work, hotdang. Well, not that I would put my work up here. The exhibition is up in Free Range till the 1st of June in F Block T2 of the Truman Brewery on Brick Lane E1 for those with very little to do this weekend and happen to be around.

About the outfit photo, I do realise that the Zara cropped-top colours are dramatically different here and in the previous post. It’s actually closer to the colour on this post – I think I cranked down the saturation too much on the previous… Oh yes and the hair, I didn’t realise my bun fell apart until I pulled it out of the oven… No, I didn’t realise my bun fell apart until I looked at the pictures at home, it’s my wrestle-on-sofa-with-sleep hair, for those wondering if it has a life of its own and a name.

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Here’s to the end of exams and deadlines, and a decent start to summer – I toast to you o dear readers, with much love – with Coke on the rocks.

Shopping report: £5 Leather belt from Rockit, Acid spray crop tee from Zara, Sex and the City Season 5, La Vita e Bella… I think I’m ready to play.

Just one more thing, there’s an exhibition for my year in a Brick Lane gallery called Free Range starting Friday, ten to seven, just look for Central Saint Martins Two/Thirds. Everyone’s welcome, you’ll probably find me sitting in a corner on an elevated bar stool with a cone on my head for not meeting set-up deadlines. We’ll see, it’s still 6am now, I still have time before 1pm, don’t you think? Oh I fail in life.

Alexander Wang Coco studded bag via Net-a-Porter

What you’ll need:
Victim bag, Conical Studs (buy here or ebay), sharp scalpel, metal ruler or butterknife to bend prongs, and about 3 movies to watch while studding.

Stud away!

I’m not really going to instruct people exactly how to stud, it’s the easiest thing since peeing in your pants.

Thanks to Juli from Pigeon.Toed for advising me to get a vintage bag, I hadn’t thought about it when I started planning this DIY but then I found this bag in Rockit and it became so clear I didn’t want an A.Wang replica.