Tuesday, 29 January 2013

Student Buys

Hey Everyone!

Well, I've been having loads of fun selling my old shop stock on eBay! So thank you very much to everyone who has bought something! There's a few things left if you want to grab a bargain!

I must admit, with these new funds and the student loans I've splashed out a little and bought myself a few necessities (ahem!).

student buys

student buys by rebekah-emily-mary-langton

So, I got the Iron Fist Tank Girl Jacket from eBay (egg n chips clothing) for £25 (until it went back up to £45!). I love it, it's a little short and doesn't have a hood, but I love the thick stretchy warm material and the zip pockets and the cool design on the back.

The owl sweater was from New Look and is pretty awesome. I'd been checking it out for quite a while and kept going back to it. I love the 3 quarter sleeves and that the design is exactly the same on the back.

The trainers actually arrived today. They're vans and I got them from schuh during their sale. £24.99 with free delivery and an extra 10% off with "WELCOME10"! I love them, super cute and a pink sole!

My totoro t-shirt finally arrived on monday! I bought it from the awesome site that is qwertee.com. They are UK based and sell a different t-shirt design each day. They cost £8 (plus £2.50 delivery!) and you never know what design will be next! You can vote for your faviourite to be printed!

The fingerless gloves are from Too Fast and I ordered them from the US site as it made it a little cheaper, plus I ordered a lucky accessory for $8, which could be anything! Exciting (:

That's my spending well and truly done!

I've ordered more tights though, including UK 8-14, 20-26 and 28-32 :)

Peace and Love

Thursday, 24 January 2013

Plus Size Amazing Tights

Well, I received my wholesale order of tights today (and my little order from RJB!)! I must admit, I'm very tempted to keep a pair of each style!

I have 5 varieties available; Comic Book, Candy Hearts, White Leopard, Knitted Leopard Ombre and Galaxy! Ranging from £5.99 to £7.99, FREE UK POSTAGE, but I will ship worldwide too :)

All are a UK 20-26. I'm a 20 and I find that they're really stretchy! The material is super soft and strong; I don't feel like I'm going to make them ladder if I pull them a bit too hard. The print is also really good too, not like some were they aren't part of them material, these are really good quality and so awesome too ^_^ 

Knitted Leopard Ombre £5.99

Candy Hearts £7.99

Comic Book £7.99

White Leopard £7.99

Galaxy £7.99

All orders will be posted first class and all payments made through paypal (all nice and secure!).

If you'd like to order any, just email me at remlangton@hotmail.com and I'll get them out to you ASAP! 

Peace and Love!

P.S. My supplier also have other styles, designs, colours, sizes, a huge range!

Sunday, 20 January 2013

Kitty Dress

So, what with the success of my eBay auctions (So nice to be finally selling my stock!) I decided to treat myself to something that I've had my eyes on for ages!

Alienskin is the brand, they're an awesome little fashion house based in York and they sell handmade clothes for goths, hippies and kawaii lovers! They're awesome, and I've been looking at buying from them for quite a while, I was just a little off put by having to provide measurements, worrying that they wouldn't fit!

I ordered two things as I couldn't decide which I liked better!

The first is the Kitty Dress, here are some pictures from their site ^_^ absolutely loving the ears, the pretty shape of the dress, and the humongous hood!

Size 6-14 £36, Size 16-24 £40 and Size 26-30 £44
How cute! I can imagine wearing this with the new tights I'm getting, jeans, long sleeved tops underneath, as a really cool summer dress. Love it!
I got mine with purple fun fur ears and purple stitching.

The second one I got is the Malice in Wonderland Top, currently with 20% off!

It is designed to be worn as a dress or a top and so is as versatile as the kitty dress! I love the striped sleeves in black and white so decided to go with that, with purple overlocking and stitch detail. It's also completely reversible! And has a scoop neck so it can be worn off the shoulder!

Size 6-14 Was £36 Now £28.80, Size 16-24 Was £40 Now £32 
Size 26-30 Was £44 Now £35.20
What do you guys think? I'm starting to really tap into my alternative style, much as when I was younger, I've even bought some purple mega flared cords!

Can't wait to receive these in the post! They take about 2 weeks cause of the fact they hand make each one to your own measurements, gonna be excruciating having to wait!

Peace and Love

Friday, 18 January 2013

A little thought on decorating

As it gets closer to student loan pay day (!) I'm starting to think seriously about how this money will be spent.

As you will probably all know, I live with my lovely fiancé, Calvin, who works full time as a care worker with disabled people and he does the odd couple of nights of palliative care (i.e. caring for people in the last few weeks of their life). So, we get by mostly on his wages.

That means, that when student loan day comes around (every 3 months during University time) it's spent on things we've needed and not had the chance or bother to save up for. Here I am going to share a few of the little things that we will be getting :)

We moved into our little house back at the end of november, a week before my 21st, and have been slowly doing it up. We already had our sofas, telly, etc and we got a few other things such as a desk, book case, fridge/freezer, lamps, etc from our parents. For christmas we got an awesome little bedroom set, not vintage at all, but it's nice (all black gloss and walnut "wood").

We've been telling ourselves that we will get a coffee table, a rug, shelving, a vanity table, another chest of drawers and a little telephone table as soon as we have the money to, so that's what I'll be looking for over the next few weeks. All thrifted/eBay'd or at least very cheap (but good quality!)

These are a few of the things I've had my eye on though!

Living Room

I love how practical this is. We don't have much space in our living room due to one wall being completely open to the kitchen and the others being taken up by huge ass comfy sofas! So I love the idea of being able to store two smaller tables under the coffee table. I've also been looking at shorter legged coffee tables with a little shelf and drawers. Let's be fair, the living room has most of my stuff in it, including books, magazines, craft stuff, etc. 

Which one?! (My walls are a pastel sage green kinda colour and my sofas are a fawn) Ohhh, they are so gorgeous! I'm thinking bigger is better, but I don't know?

I'm also trying to work out what colour to paint the bedroom. I'm thinking I want to paint all of the walls, rather than just one, but I don't know. And I don't have a clue what colour! Can't really be too girly though :/ Hmm! I was thinking some sort of blue? Argh! I hate deciding!

I love the mega strong mustard colour here against the blue. Maybe I could do something like this?

Or a colour like this one on wall? It's so luxurious against the utilitarian flooring and bed frame. 

This is quite nice, fresh, strong but not overpowering. 

Decisions, decisions!

Peace and Love

Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Plus Sized Tights

For forever I've been searching for the perfect tights, finding some nice ones in Marks and Spencers that do fit and have some funky patterns, and of course the quality associated with M&S. But they're never really funky enough, y'know?

Well, recently I came across a supplier that sells AMAZING PLUS SIZED tights, really funky patterns and a great range in sizes. We're talking UK sizes 8 - 32!

I've ordered a couple of designs wholesale and will be selling them on my eBay a little below RRP. They're all UK Size 20 - 26, I'm an 18/20 so I'm hoping these won't be too baggy, (that'll be an experience, baggy tights on a fattie?!).

I thought I'd share these with you and then let you know when they arrive. So excited to get these!

Comic Book! £7.99

Cute Pink Candy Hearts £7.99

Knitted Leopard Print Ombre £5.99
Small Leopard Print £7.99

Galaxy Print £7.99

Which ones are your favourites? If I get enough demand I'll expand into the other size ranges (8-14, 16-18 and 28-32).

Peace and Love!

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Rebellious Fat Girls II - Goth Cutie

I think for a lot of my teenage years I associated myself with the Goth scene (think Type O Negative/Neil Gaiman's Death-esque), and still do to a degree today (I will always have a soft spot for skulls, bones and platform mary janes!). 

I must admit, many of the things I'm showing you here are my all time favourite styles/things and I really want them!
Goth Cutie

Firstly, no Goth cutie can be without a skeleton dress and Kreepsville 666 must do the best around. This is their silver foil version which is really cute! I'd love this dress, but alas, Kreepsville are yet to do anything bigger than a UK 14 (although they have a few chubby cuties working for them, as seen at The Alt Trade Fair "The Edge") which is seriously disappointing! I know tonnes of ladies who would wear their clothes!

Secondly, black and grey striped tights, a little nod back to Wednesday of The Addams Family <3

The shoes are a must for anyone wanting to emulate the "goth cutie" look. These particular ones are from a company called Demonia who do make fantastic looking goth boots, I've just never had the chance to buy any of my own due to being worried about calf fittings. But maybe I'll invest in some of the shoes?

The necklace and the hair chopsticks (what are these called?!) are both from Kreepsville as well. I seriously love statement necklaces like this! I think I will get this once my loans come through. It'll make my usual clothes a bit edgier and goth without having to buy any new clothes (ha, as if I won't!).

And the bag is from Too Fast Online. Too Fast is another faviourite brand. I first saw them last February when I headed to The Edge in London to find suppliers for my shop (it's an amazing day out for anyone! Even though you can't really buy anything from most of the stalls). They do super cute swimwear and winter gloves! Like really cute, we're talking day of the dead skeleton pandas! Their shoes are AMAZING (they also have ones with bone heels)!

I love this Kreepsville cutie's style!

These are my all time favourite Demonia Boots!

I would wear this everyday!

Peace and Love!

P.S. Check out my eBay! I'm posting new things every day, all new and all cheap!

Monday, 14 January 2013

Rebellious Fat Girls I - Denim Shorts

I think it would be a cold day in Hell if I ever heard anyone say that they never felt like they couldn't wear what they wanted 'cause they were too big, or too short, or too tall!


So, I heard a little about this thing about wearing what you like? Peculiar concept, huh?! I've always sorta dressed how I wanted within reason. I used to read about how bootcut jeans were best for pear shapes, or how accentuating your shoulders would even out your hips. But really, it's just media/fashion trying to sell clothes, tricking us chubsters into thinking the latest shaper jeans would make us the next "insert slim celebrity name" and we would go out buying them in our wobbly troves.

But really, whatever size you are, the clothes don't matter, it's the confidence, sense of style, personality, and the smile (or the mysterious far-away look).

In light of this, I thought I'd share a few of my faviourite looks that "I'd really love to wear if I were thinner", but will actually invest now I've realised I don't, and should never, give the proverbial.

Firstly, short denim shorts, cool tights, pair of docs, and a fun shirt. I love the look of denim shorts and tights. I used to wear them now and again when I was feeling confident, cutting my fat jeans up that had gone a bit tatty.

You would not believe how difficult it was to find a big girl in denim shorts that wasn't porn/being ridiculed for "thinspo" (god awful!) or of actually slim/skinny girls! I managed to come across this total cutie!

Nicole from The Cute Fat Chick

Rebellious Fat Girls

Ha. OMG. Those Doc Martens. I think I'm gonna google how to do that and do it to my old pair. How gorgeous!

So, I'd probably wear this kind of outfit to any sort of day-day event, like going to uni, shops, town, when it's a bit warmer. 

I'm gonna keep my eyes out for a funky pair of denim shorts to fit my fat ass and thighs, the perfect KISS t-shirt (or maybe The Darkness; Justin Hawkins is such a sexy lil thing!) and a fun cat ear headband! I associate these way too much with my teenage years of being a bit of a cosplay weirdo, and running about as a cat :/ But these are a bit more socially acceptable :) I think I gotta!

Also, those tights. Well! I love my funky tights and have been looking on and off for a while. I have Pamela Mann as a wholesaler from when I had my shop, but never knew they did plus size tights! We're talking about tights up to a UK size 32! How amazing is that! And! They're having a 3 for 2 sale, so I'm gonna be all over that once my loan comes through :D Lots of fun styles to choose from, probably bring you a little choice update when I make my order. 

Peace and Love

Tuesday, 8 January 2013

Student Loan Wishlist

Today I had my first ever university exam. I had to write 3 essays on different topics within Organisational Behaviour, and I needed a little bit of frivolous online window shopping to make myself feel better! So, I thought I'd show you a few things that I've been wanting for quite a while! And I can't  wait to get once my student loan comes through (especially those boots)!Student Loan Wishlist




£35 - toofastonline.com

Calvin and I have been looking at ordering a few pieces from Steady Clothing. They have some awesome, light hearted graphic tees/hoodies, etc. I certainly have my eye on this "Drink Like a Fish, Fight Like a Sailor" zip hoody!

The boots, well! I saw the black velvet version a week or so ago on BlargleFlargle. Err, yeh, I have to have them! 

The lace vest top is really cute too, I wear a lot of layers, so this would be great. Only £8 and available up to a size 24! Pretty good for H&M

And the jeans, well, I'm pretty glad acid-wash is making a comeback and I gotta get me some of that 80s action!

The bag is Iron Fist and I've been looking at it for a while now, it's quite nice!

See you tomorrow, lovelies! 

Peace and Love

Sunday, 6 January 2013

To Teach or Not?

Hey Everyone :)

Sorry there was no post yesterday, I've been revising for an exam I have on Monday...I always leave it too late!

So, lately, I've been thinking about whether or not I should become a teacher. My career options and choices vary sporadically. I'm so terrible about choosing a potential career and focusing towards it. I mean, really bad. For example, I completed my UCAS in 2010 (for the first time) to do Zoology, I wanted to become a wildlife photographer, travel the world, write for the BBC/Nat Geo. I changed and did Philosophy and Film because I thought I'd enjoy it. That didn't work out so I ended up going for Photography, expecting it to help me set up my own studio, etc. I saw an opening in the market and was lucky enough to open up my own shop, selling alternative and vintage inspired clothing (you can still buy my stock from the Shop Page!). I'm now studying Marketing and Economics. 

A few of the lovely ladies from the blogs I read are teachers. After reading how brilliant it is to inspire children, read about their lesson plans and how fantastically rewarding it is, it has motivated me to look at teaching as a career seriously. 

Well, the option of becoming a teacher has always been in the back of my mind. I love the idea of inspiring children who are otherwise lost within the education system, much as I felt I was. I always felt  as though I was clever, but in a different way to others, so I never really felt like I benefited from the way of teaching I received, or maybe I was overlooked?

I'd like to be the kind of teacher who recognises the students who are under performing, encouraging all of my students no matter what, and doing my utmost to create students who are realistic about the outside world, yet hopeful and optimistic. 

I've been looking at what kind of qualifications and training I'd need to do. Currently I'm looking at doing the PGCE; Post Grad Certificate of Education. But I'm unsure to whether I should take primary of secondary. I'm looking for a little advice on this, if anyone could help?

I'm also seeking for any kind of advice whatsoever on this kind of subject; what's it really like being a teacher? What is the PGCE like? How does it effect your day-to-day life?

Thanks in advance for anyone who can offer some insight!
Peace and Love!