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MAJOR UPDATE: Moving Blogs!

Hey y’all,

Okay so I know I said in my last post that I launched a new blog but I would also be continuing to write on this one too. However with much thought, I have decided that it’s best to just stop writing on this blog altogether and pursue writing on my new one for quite a few reasons.

1) It’d be difficult for me to write the best I can regularly on two blogs with the little time that I have

2) I have a few projects in mind that can only be done with Wild Muse in full swing

3) I feel as if this blog doesn’t encapsulate what I want it to. I’ve grown and matured since I first began writing this blog and so I want to take that with me. Call it a fresh start if you like. I quite like my new pseudonym as it pretty much sums me up. Wild Muse. A young, wild and free spirit gaining muse from this world that we live in and the world that’s constantly in my head.

I won’t delete this blog. I want to be able to look back on what I wrote and reminisce. On Wild Muse, it’ll most certainly still have fashion and beauty related posts but will contain more than that. It’ll explore all realms concerning music, art, spiritualism, travelling and important matters that I feel should reach the mind. Check out my new blog at wildmuseofficial.wordpress.com and check out the About page. See if you like it. Give me feedback. All feedback is much appreciated.

I hope you give it a follow if you enjoy my first post on there. Thank you for supporting this blog. I have heard a lot of good feedback whilst writing on here. Much won’t be missed as my new blog is simply a more refined and constructed version of what I’ve written on here.

Thank you for your utmost support.

Love always,
Imogen x

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Wild Muse

Hey guys,

I’m currently on vacation right now but I have exciting news – I’ve launched a new blog and the first blog post is up! I will continue writing on here but my new blog has more of a creative, fashion and beauty focus. So do support me and feel free to check it out at wildmuseofficial.wordpress.com

I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I’ve enjoyed writing it. The layout and design of this blog hasn’t been completed yet but soon shall. Please do follow, share, like, comment and all that jazz. I look forward to hearing from y’all soon!

Love,
Imogen x

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Exams exams exams!

Hi guys!

Apologies for the absolute no show the past month. It’s exam season so I’ve barely had time to post or youtube lately. I will be back in June! In the meantime, enjoy some of my latest work that I’ve done to unwind.

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I am so excited because after exams, I will be putting out some uhmaaaaazin content especially seeing as I will be out and about and travelling a LOT. Also, my music channel on YouTube will be launching then. So we have a lot to look forward to!

See you soon & take care,
Imogen xxx

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Current March Favourites!

Bonjour mes amis!

I thought I would share with y’all what I’ve been loving this month,

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Yankee candles. I decided to see what all this Yankee hype is about and got myself two votive candles. The other one was in “Turquoise Sky” . Out of the two, I most definitely preferred “Midnight Jasmine”. Now I have a thing for scent; you will ALWAYS find me purchasing candles or incense sticks. It’s definitely something I grew up around and used to relax and unwind in the evenings. Also, I have a personal love for jasmine flowers. This is probably due to the fact that growing up as a child, I would linger around the wall of jasmine flowers that I used to have in my garden. Not only do the flowers itself look so fresh and pretty, but the scent is so distinct and pleasant that I always tend to always choose “jasmine” when it comes to anything fragrant. The candle itself did resemble the flowers’ scent, however whilst burning, the smell was not as strong and as pungent as I hoped it would be. In my opinion, Muji’s candles burned more strongly when it came to scent! Nonetheless, I still love burning this little one, and would not hesitate to purchase more.

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Yep, and these are the famous Muji candles. I bought them in “Jasmine & Black Olive” and “Elderflower”. Pretty aren’t they? At £3.50 each, I just could not resist. They smell absolutely D I V I N E and once they finish, I am most certainly going to remove the labels and use the tins for something! I’m on Day 2 of burning and it hasn’t even passed a quarter of the way. I will be repurchasing these for sure!

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To finish on the candle segment, my last two faves go to this gorgeous Indian traditional and ethnic print candle holder from Cancer Research UK and porcelain candle holder/tray from Tiger. The red candle holder costed me 50p in my local charity shop (bloody bargain or what?!) and has been serving me well when it comes to burning my candles. The candle holder from Tiger has been providing extra protection for when the candle holder gets a tad warm.

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And of course I would add my first tea set to the faves list! As I was heading to Bubbleology in Soho which has become a habit every time I am near there, I stumbled across a Chinese Spa/ Meditation Herbal place a few doors to the right of Bubbleology. It caught my eye, so I decided to go in. I saw varieties of herbal teas, but then became excited as I suddenly realised that I was surrounded by tea sets. Not any old tea sets – Chinese oriental tea setsNot many people know this about me, but I love vintage and old-fashioned things as well as anything oriental. That includes tea sets and tea parties and all that good stuff. I’ve been looking for a floral tea set for years but this set really screamed “GET ME” when it was reduced from £60 to £25. The print is so pretty and dainty I just had to do it. The helpful lady in store told me that traditional Chinese people would make their tea in the tea pot, pour some in the little cup, and then pour the rest in this other jar (bottom left) to prevent the tea from going cold. They would sip their tea as they painted which is something I would end up doing as I love to paint using either acrylics or oil paints.

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Now this really is a bloody brilliant fave. During London Fashion Week I passed by Topshop on Oxford Street. After trying on a few bits, I came out to see a screen with the Topshop Unique catwalk being played and a vending machine next to it. This vending machine had many packages as seen as above with different coloured circular Topshop labels on them. Turns out if you tweeted and hashtagged Topshop on Twitter, you were entitled to a package from the vending machine. I thought, well why not? So I tweeted and hashtagged Topshop, showed a member of staff next to the vending machine and took my package. In all honesty, I thought it would be sweets inside or something. I walked away but then stopped. I was just so damn curious so I opened it, and best believe my jaw dropped and my eyeballs popped out. Did I just get Topshop makeup? FOR FREE?! I had been eyeing Topshop’s lipstick in Rio Rio for AGES and to find it in the package was unbelievable. Not only that, but I’ve been itching to try a pastel coloured nail colour for spring as I have always stuck to dark colours or nude browns and pinks. Turns out that dream had been achieved considering I got this gorgeous lilac pastel polish in “Forsaken” (Look at my first picture in this post to see what it looks like on).

Overall, this month’s faves are looking awesome so far. I can’t wait to show you what else I’ll be loving in the months to come.

Much love,

Imogen x

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Fitness Fo Realz

Hello darlings,

I’m back 👀 So weight has always been such an issue for me. Best believe that according to the BMI system, I am not overweight. But with my body being the top heavy type, it doesn’t seem that way. Due to personal events recently I felt like I had just the right motivation to finally kick off my weight loss routine.
I took myself down to Holland & Barrett and decided to really change the way I eat. I bought the Maxitone Sports Nutrition Starter Kit and Maxitone Sculptress Weight Loss Protein Shake/Meal Replacement

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From now on my diet consists of meat, eggs, fish and veggies and I avoid carbs as much as possible. I have also started to work out an hour a day. I make sure I do my fair share of cardiovascular exercise and weights training. Post workout, I down a protein shake or my weight loss meal replacement which I find easier because I normally struggle to make a healthy dinner due to my hectic daily schedule. I will post again about my fitness once I begin to reach my goals or if anything in my routine has changed. Until then, take care.

Imogen x

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YOUTUBE AND THAAAANGS

Hi hi hi you beautiful souls!

Alright, alright I’m sorry. I neglected y’all for a out 62829227 years. But HUL UP lemme explain.

I turned 18 last week and boy did it get cray cray. I took it as a gateway to new ventures and kick started my YouTube which, YES, is the announcement I was banging on about in my last post. I have two YouTube channels. ImogenJMMusic for singing covers and all thangs musical & IMOGENJM for absolutely everything else. I just posted a video explaining my two channels as a lil introduction so do feel free to take a peek and send some video requests in! You can view it HERE!

So stay tuned for some EXCITING stuff this month! Take care folks.

Lots of love,
Imogen x

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Winter Outfit: Cold Camel

Cold Camel

Dorothy Perkins camel coat
$77 – houseoffraser.co.uk

Lee long skinny jeans
$125 – johnlewis.com

Casio logo watch
$83 – asos.com

Isaac Mizrahi print scarve
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Hello my darlings!
Yes I am here with another outfit. I’ve noticed that Britain is getting colder – and so am I. So I’ve been trying to find new ways of keeping warm this winter and this outfit I pulled together is the outcome. Camel coloured coats are not only super trendy but super versatile too. As pictured above, you can tell that I am totes’ diggin’ camel paired with a camel-toned plaid print: it’s such a good combo! The rest of the items are simply essentials. Nothing like a good ol’ gold toned casio watch, well-structured leather bag and casual old skool vans to go with yer outfit, eh? Anyway, I hope you like this one. Feel free to subscribe for more or leave a comment!
Imogen x
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