Cocktails And Handbags | #MyBagMostWanted Blogger Event

Saturday, 27 August 2016

What better way to prep for London Fashion Week than an evening of cocktails and designer handbags!  Last week I was kindly invited by the lovely ladies from for an intimate evening of delicious cocktails at The Alchemist in Manchester and of course all the tastefully superb designer handbags were there too!

MyBag is an online handbag and accessories boutique dedicated to offering luxury designer handbags and bags for all occasions. They offer an array of luxury brands from Valentino, Misssoni, Vivienne Westwood to blogger favourites such as Grafea, Henry Holland to Cambridge Satchel & Co. I really do love the spectrum of designers that MyBag offers, I bet you there's at least 5 things on there that will be in your #PayDayTreats list ;)

As soon as I arrived to the event I was greeted with the warmest of welcomes from the lovely ladies at MyBag, so I knew I was up for a good night from the get-go! As soon I went over to photograph / stalk the gorgeous array of pink toned bags I was super happy to see Abi from (Blush & Noise) there! It's always nice to see someone you know and I was literally praying that someone I know would be there, especially if you are going on your own >.<

Above Photograph courtesy of Garry Finch

After a good ol' chinwag and catch up about life and of course the delicious cocktails that The Alchemist provided, it was our turn to make some. So at university I had a part time job as a bartender but the only cocktails making skills I had was literally making Mojitos and that literally involved mixing sugar, with crushed ice and rum... Nothing fancy like what the Bartenders at The Alchemist taught us. I mean we had beakers and even dry ice event flames in the mix! The whole process was definitely an experience to remember! Not gonna lie, the drink tasted pretty delicious too... I loved the spicy kick it had towards the end. The perfect winter drink!

There was a definite theme with all the showcased bags, it was so nice to actually see them in real life, my favourite from the selection was definitely the Grafea Backpack. I just completely fell in love with it. I see it all the time on peoples blogs and various websites and always thought 'Ahh yeah that's a cute bag' but after physically seeing it online especially with the added pink pompom I just adore it! Mega cute!

I can't wait to see what the lovely ladies at MyBag get up to at Fashion Week, i'm sure it's all going to not only look amazing but leave you feeling amazing - Just like I did at this event :)

What are your most wanted bags?

Love, Pingkan x

The Chop | Sassoon Salons

Sunday, 14 August 2016

New hair don't curr!

My creature of habit days are finally over! Thanks to an opportunity with Sassoon Salons at The Metquarter in Liverpool; I am finally free of my long locks!

Ever since I can remember I have always had super long hair, like down to the dimples of your back kinda long; yep, I was always that girl with the long straight hair.The last time that I had my hair super chopped-off was when I was in my early teens, back when everyone had long thick fringes and skirts down to their ankles. No joke, it was in fashion in my school, to rock that non-high waisted look... Needless to say like a lot of the things back in those days, I totally regretted some of the things that I did, especially when I decided to cut my hair to shoulder length. It was an instant regret that made me think OHMY what have I done?? All I kept on thinking was that I look like Dora The Explorer and that definitely wasn't the look that I was going for... I wanted to look cool and edgy and not extra child-like, *sigh. Anyways ever since the trauma of that period of my life every time I went to the hairdresser it had always been 'Just a few inches off please'.

Fast forward a decade later... and I have finally done it!
To be honest if it wasn't for the in-depth consultation from Sassoon Salons I probably would have just gotten the same thing. Jon who was my hairstylist, recommended that I went with a cut to enhance my face and features and give my hair that extra thickness which it badly needed. The problem with having super long hair is how limp and lifeless it can be without styling, and for real, ain't no body got time for that in the morning before work!
Initially they also recommended a more ashy and cool toned ombre colour but after getting a bit too happy with Pinteresting ladies with short hair and purple toned hair; I just thought right! let's just go for it! I was ready to change my mind and go for a full head of purple...

Thankfully Isla who was my colour director, suggested that I should go gradually towards that colour as it's already going be be a drastic hair cut induced change, perhaps a whole hair colour change would be way too much for me to handle all at once! And not to mention the actual condition my hair would be in afterward. She suggested just hints of lilac for now to compliment with the ashy blonde and I am so thankful for this as I absolute love the colour of it now! In certain lights its super cool toned ashy blonde which makes my hair more multi-dimentional than the standard ombre look I had going on before! and in brighter lights you can totally see the hints of purple which is just so pretty!

Photographer: Jean-Michael Ipock

It's really amazing how a haircut and colour can really change your whole mood! I feel much more experimental with my clothes and even with lipstick shades I had never before dreamed of trying! I really can't thank Sassoon Salons enough for giving me this super sassy hair which i truly adore :)

Fancy a drastic change or kind refine? I'd definitely recommended Sassoon Salons and if your around Liverpool make sure you specifically check out The Metquarter Salon :)

Love, Pingkan x

Wales Photo Diary

Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Happy August! Can you even believe its actually August?

Since I am super behind on blog posts, let's get this groovin' shall we?

 DressLittle Mistress

 Top: Vintage | Shorts: Primark | BagZara 

Photographer: Riana Jones

These photos were taken towards the latter end of last month when the weather was poppin'! I went to my aunt's gorgeous caravan in Abersoch again for a weekend with the fam and managed to actually get a little bit of an unintentional tan!
It's still crazy for me to think that this is only an hour and a half from the city centre, with a completely different vibe and relaxed atmosphere. I mean just looking at the idyllic sea views, makes me so at peace and calm, ready to take on the world... Or at least prepare me for another busy week ahead :)

Just a short post for today! Have you ever tried the toboggan at Llandudno Ski Slope? If not, seriously do it! It will be the best £5 you've spent this year :)

Love, Pingkan x

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