what i wore today…

Breton top, skinny black jeans : New look  | Mustard leather collar : RubyRaeLove | 

Flatforms : Boohoo

My hair is crazy messy at the moment, it really does have a life of its own sometimes, I choose not to fight it! I have had a rather busy day, taking my brother to get his hair cut, he decided to get it all chopped off, its so strange to see him without long hair i think its the first time since he was 12. Its rather strange not having to go into work on mondays, I’ve reduced down to part-time hours so i am not to stressed and i can spend sometime doing my business work. I am slowly becoming more confident with my body and again doing outfit posts, I always have so much fun when saul is shooting my photos, he lacks patients but he is always helpful and makes me laugh. I need to dicover some new places to take outfit photos…let the hunt begin…

I have been busy making and squirrelling away over here at RubyRaeLove and here is a sneak peek into some of my new collection hello new mustard leather collar, there will be more available in different colours but for the moment i wanted to share my favourite. 

This  outfit is my staple for when i am working in my studio, because for half of the week now i am being supported by my little shop i like to dress as if i was going to work ( i technically am but it really doesn’t feel like it because it is my passion), it makes me feel far more professional and more organised. I’m not sure if anyone else who is self employed or who works from home does this but it just makes me feel ready to work and start the day right. I had my daily diary from frankie on me when we were shooting, i fill it with my daily to-do list… I have started getting RubyRaeLove ready for christmas with new stock and more autumnal pieces its all very exciting. 

If you have a question you have always wanted to ask me you can here and i shall collect them all up and answer them in a video or post. 




  1. September 10, 2012 / 2:22 pm

    Absolutely loving the Strippy top – looks so cute on you and really works well with you hair. So jealous how long and thick it is! Trying to grow mine out from a pixie cut – NIGHTMARE! x


    • September 10, 2012 / 2:35 pm

      i would love a pixie cut, i am to scared to cut mine hehe it can be a nightmare when growing you're hair out! aww thank you sweetie xx

  2. September 10, 2012 / 2:25 pm

    Your hair is absolutely wonderful! 🙂 I'd love to have wavy hair, mine doesn't have so much as a kink in it at all!

  3. September 10, 2012 / 2:30 pm

    "Hi I'm Ella and on my train, I found tape in my hair." <3

    Absolutely lovin' the ol' Breton tee Ella, I always like to wear relatively nice clothes when working on side projects too, I went through a phase of working-in-pyjamas and ended up napping far too often! Can't wait to see all the new things you have prepared for RRL (: xxxx

    • September 10, 2012 / 2:34 pm

      haha oh god….i actually said that, tbh it could of have been far worst, i once painted my nails and then discovered 3 days later that i had turquoise nail varnish in my hair…3 days later! shows how much i pay attention to my hair ha!!!!
      thank you sweetie, thats exactly what i am liking i like to be dressed and ready because i bloody love sleeping hehehe xxxx

  4. September 10, 2012 / 2:35 pm

    Oh you gorgeous woman, these photos are perfect! x

    • September 10, 2012 / 9:31 pm

      aww amy what a lovely thing to say you are beautiful too! xx

  5. September 10, 2012 / 2:35 pm

    ooh I'm loving your hair at the moment, very wild! These are such cute photographs!

    • September 10, 2012 / 9:32 pm

      my hair is a little to wild at the moment hehe thank you xx

    • September 10, 2012 / 9:32 pm

      i will be sharing how i get volume in my hair in my next post 🙂 xxx

  6. September 10, 2012 / 3:15 pm

    you look so pretty 🙂 i love the mustard collar against the stripey top.

    i feel the same way about my clothes. if i need to have a productive day or write an essay for uni or something i will get up early and dress really smart. it makes me feel more in control than if i just slob about in my pajamas!


    • September 10, 2012 / 9:31 pm

      aww thank you Rachel, yeah i think if i sat around in my bed clothes i wouldnt be able to concentrate or work it makes me feel alot better x

  7. September 10, 2012 / 3:18 pm

    You look beautiful. You are proof that a fringe CAN work with curly/wavy hair. I always developed massive cowlicks, but looking at your lovely face makes me want to try again!

    • September 10, 2012 / 9:30 pm

      i do aswell but i pin it across or up at night to save it from going everywhere, i think fringes look best with wavy curly hair you should give it another go 🙂 x

  8. September 10, 2012 / 4:00 pm

    your hairs gorgeous like this! lovely outfit, i love the shoes! xo


  9. September 10, 2012 / 4:13 pm

    The outfit is gorgeous on you, looks like a great mix of professional without being too stuffy. I think the great shock of hair looks lovely against the very uniform stripes, too. Big fan 🙂 Cx

  10. September 10, 2012 / 4:29 pm

    Your hair is so so cute! I absolutely love the collar – can't wait to get my hands on one ♥_♥ This outfit is just overall perfection – so pretty and chic, but the collar and your lovely hair just make it special xoxo

    • September 10, 2012 / 9:28 pm

      aww thank you alice 🙂 i am always far too messy to be chic 🙂 xxx

  11. September 10, 2012 / 5:23 pm

    Oh Ella that comment made me smile so much! Thank you! I loved all your work too, stunning stuff. I bet Part Time is a lot more easy on you and of course you can get back on track with your business. Very inspirational! I'm hoping to one day make my own product/business.. somehow! Enjoy your week! xx

    • September 10, 2012 / 9:27 pm

      you are amazing katie 🙂 you deserve all the praise lovely your work is wonderful. oooo really i look forward to seeing your future business and products xx

  12. September 10, 2012 / 5:41 pm

    You look stunning! As a fellow curly haired girl I think the bigger the better so I'm loving your hair in these photos 🙂 And I really love that collar necklace xx


    • September 10, 2012 / 9:26 pm

      thank you lovely, i've just finished making a mint version of this collar 🙂 yay fellow curly haired blogger big is best hehe xx

  13. September 10, 2012 / 6:27 pm

    You look really cute, Ella. Very French!


  14. September 10, 2012 / 9:07 pm

    where did you get that gorgeous diary from? x

  15. September 10, 2012 / 9:31 pm

    I love your hair! Cute photos too!
    Lianne x

  16. September 10, 2012 / 10:17 pm

    Ella, you seem so much happier and more comfortable in your own skin. It is wonderful to see! And you're as beautiful as ever. X

  17. September 10, 2012 / 11:28 pm

    You look so beautiful! I love your collar and your pretty striped top <3

    xoxo Sarah

  18. September 10, 2012 / 11:32 pm

    Great outfit, I LOVE those shoes!

    – Keyta x

  19. September 11, 2012 / 1:56 am

    Love the collar (it really brings the look together!) Also flatforms are freakin amazing. I need to be buying some of those suckers 🙂

    xo Emilie @ Hungry Delights

  20. September 11, 2012 / 2:24 am

    You know what they say, you can never go wrong with stripes LOL I adore stripes and ever since they've been "fashionable", I've been wearing them non-stop! I think it's great that you are becoming more confident with your body and I hope you keep the oufits posts coming, I really like your style ^^ xx

  21. September 11, 2012 / 8:02 am

    That is a really cute outfit and I love your hair!

  22. September 11, 2012 / 8:13 am

    can i tell u how much i adooooorrrrreeee ur blog? haha cnt wait for the next post, chica. if u ever think about getting a new hairstyle, tell us darling, v wud like to c it too

  23. September 11, 2012 / 10:15 am

    this is one of my fave types of outfits, a stripey tee and black skinnies. you look lovely! xxxx

  24. September 11, 2012 / 8:58 pm

    This outfit is so great because it's really simple. Also love your nails! Can't wait to start self-employment even if its a few years down the line (also lose a little weight just like you (: ) xo

  25. September 12, 2012 / 2:15 pm

    I love this, you look so happy too. And you cant go wrong with breton stripes, fact.

    Lots of love and hope all is well xxxxx

  26. October 4, 2012 / 3:39 pm

    Random question, I love your journal 🙂 where is it from? Your blog is really lovely. Now following 🙂

    <3 x

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