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Thursday, 10 November 2011

First Fashion show: Featuring my lily cocktail dress

A charity fashion show held by 'Secret Wardrobe' featured my lily cocktail dress, fellow HND fashion students dresses and some collections from secret wardrobe. It was a fantastic night that I will learn and develop from.

Some of the students in the class (me, center)

We had to two runs on the catwalk, The first being a natural theme and the second run being more 'rock/grunge' theme.
'Rock/grunge' theme
The natural theme

Monday, 12 September 2011

Advice when purchasing a suit in 2011

Buying a new suit can be a hassle, but it does not have to be!


When it comes to buying a new suit either for work,weddings,casual then different styles of grey is the one to buy. It has proven most popular in runways and has completely put the past popular 'navy' in the shade.


Three buttoned suits are completely out and if possible try to avoid. One or two buttons would be best.


The type of vent to go for in a jacket would be a double vent. Although single vent and no vent is not 'out', it's not considered to be 'in' either, so personal choice really.

When trying on a suit

Trousers:  Make sure the trouser leg sits just at the tip of your heel and not over it.

Jacket:     Make sure the sleeves reach the start of your thumb when your arms are down and relaxed.


For an excellent suit with matching top-rate service I would recommend shopping at 'Slaters'. They make buying a suit a breeze, and that should be their catch-phrase. With the best customer service on the high street, top quality suits and free alterations for the life of your suit, you can't go wrong!

Monday, 27 June 2011

Lily cocktail dress finished!

My Lily cocktail dress is now complete and so is my first year at
College its been hard work but been fun.

Here is the finished dress that caused so much stress, modelled by my lovely friend Sarah.

Friday, 24 June 2011

College work: lily cocktail dress

Hi, as most of you's know I have been studying fashion and a project we had to do was to make a cocktail dress. I have now completed the dress and the lily I am using to make the dress more dramatic.

Pics below and tomorrow I will post the finished garment.

Wednesday, 8 June 2011

My College Work

My first year doing Fashion is nearly over. Boy, I have learnt so much and I am only going to be learning lots more.

Below are some of my own designs I have made from sketches, source-book pictures and promotional boards that I have been working on for my fashion commercial design class. In this class we had to carry out research on a brand ( I decided upon H&M) and present a new collection inspired from a selected theme, my theme being 'Vibration'. I had to show what I interpreted from the theme by using a mood-board, source book then to actually get down to drawing our designs down on paper and bring this all together to present this to a mock panel. Glad to say I passed!

p.s follow or look out for my next blog, where I show the Final look of my dress I have made!

Monday, 16 May 2011

ASOS...It makes you happy!

Hey guys just letting you know it's currently 30% OFF all jeans at ASOS right now!

All brands such as diesel and Voi Wright are included!

This is your best opportunity to get your hands on the summer jeans you need. Also take a very worthwhile look at their edit range.

Have fun shopping Oscar x

New Poster!

Monday, 9 May 2011

ASDA - George

For my Graded Unit at college I had to carry out some research on George at ASDA. I filmed my visit when I was there,you can watch below.

Want to know how it went?.. comment below to ask.

filmed by my friend Ryan Dunlop

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

Beyonce - Move Your body

This song is amazing! The video is pretty awesome too, just see for yourself...

So what do you think?

It's for a obesity campaign ran by mrs obama, song developed from beyonce's song 'get me bodied'.

p.s Her shoes are so stylish

Thursday, 14 April 2011


Hey! This is the first of many 'freebies' to come from me personally.

Want this free Topman top?

If its for you or a friend, just comment below and follow this blog and ill select a follower at random to win this Top which will be posted straight to you, FREE.

Draw date is 01/05/11

the top reads 'To the disco!', with a man on a dinosaur (rather relevant to dinoscar lol)
size xs

Good luck x

Monday, 4 April 2011

Monday, 28 March 2011

Oscar's Personal Quote...

Its not who you are or what you do...
Its where you are going and who you are going to become...

- Oscar Watson

Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Signed CD from 'ADELE'

Yea I got my signed CD from ADELE.

I cant wait to see her live in May she will be great.

It reads: To Oscar love from Adele xxx

Like Adele?...see my first blog on Adele (

Signed CD from 'The Wombats'

YEA! I finally met one of my favorite bands, 'The Wombats and a friend got me and my other friend back stage to meet them! We got our CD signed (with a sharpie of course) and got a photo.

They even let us just chill backstage with them after the gig! :) x

Thanks for being Awesome guys ..Oscar x

Kick-ass with these on!

These are the most incredible boots I have seen in a long time and should be worn at all times (even in bed lol).

I have now got them since wanting them all the way from Xmas but after trying
to save up and failing a very generous friend got them for me :).

They are from 'Topman' and cost £120. Well worth the money they are handmade by 'Hudson' and each and every boot is unique, so they are a fair deal plus the go amazingly well with the 'man-bag' I posted about earlier. (

Pictures Below:

Quick style tip: Tie your boots with a over-sized loop to give a real indie look.

Cool Man-Bag!

I bought this cool canvas 'man-bag' from 'Topman'...

It is dark blue canvas with real leather straps which makes it really stand out and gives it more appeal.

At first I was not going to get it because I would only use it for college and to constantly undo the straps everytime I went for a textbook, pen or money I would have the nuisance of unstrapping and strapping it back up. Luckily this bag casually disguises that the straps are actaully held together by well disguised buttons! '

'No Fuss Just a Must'

It is selling for £32 get it while its HOT!

Quick style tip : wear with brown shoes or brown leather clothes and even though it is a man-bag a girl wearing the right quirky outfit would get away with this bag too. :) x

How to get more Hits!

Hey just a few quick tips to help fellow bloggers out there get their blogs more popular.

You just started a blog need more hits? Follow these simple steps to help get your blog more popular ...

1. Blog regularly - You need to make sure no one forgets you and this is how you keep your followers.

2. Blog relevantly - Only blog when its relevant and informative otherwise your blog quality will go down.

3. Blog hot topics - Give your opinion on current popular affairs... your blog could end up being where the discussion is centered.

These have worked for me so I hope they do the same for you...Good Luck

Oscar x

Monday, 7 March 2011

Jessie J

Quirky,Hot and all over Awesome.

This is Jessie J's acoustic version of 'do it like a dude'. This performance shows of her true vocal talent and she went to the same school as Adele so maybe they shared some tips or jammed together?

Jessie manages writes her own music and not only is she lyrical but she is a visual, her quirky make-up and outfits that have been displayed already are sure setting her to be a main style icon for 2011 and the forth-coming years.

Looking forward to seeing you at T In The Park!

Sunday, 6 March 2011


Versatile Blogger Award

So today got awarded the 'Versatile Blogger Award' by the lovely Amiee, at
A big thank you to Aimee, you should defiantly check out her blog, Link above

Photobuck et

A few others i like:

These are just a few new bloggers to Follow...

Thursday, 3 March 2011


A voice of pure passion and soul.

Adele (Laurie Blue Adkins) is one of my favourite female artist I have been following her since her debut single 'Hometown Glory'. Her songs truly relate to me and over the years has become the soundtrack to my life. From hearing her in shops, adverts and on my own mp3 on the bus. After being the only artist (apart from the beatles in 1964) to have 2 albums and 2 singles in the top 5 from the top 4o she has certainly left a good name for herself.

People now mostly know Adele from her latest performance at 'The Brits' which was simply magical. This is the video below.

Adele singing 'someone like you' at The Brits.

I cant wait to see her live in May, I will get to meet her and I will ensure to post the pictures.

Saturday, 26 February 2011

My first 1000 Hits!

Thanks to everyone following and viewing my blog i just started a few months ago and now reached a thousand hits!!! So thanks and keep checking in.

p.s Bow Ties are cool!!!...

Oscar x

Friday, 25 February 2011

14 year old covers "Skinny Love" - Birdy

Such a wonderful cover, very impressive for a 14 year old as well. Got on repeat just now have a listen it will make your hair stand on end.

comment your thoughts x

George rescues Graduate Fashion Week

George rescues Graduate Fashion Week

The 'Malteser Blow'

Me doing the infamous Malteser Blow...

Tuesday, 22 February 2011

My HAND-made audition tape for 'The Nutcracker On Ice'

I tried really hard and felt i was ready to audition so here is my audition tape, hope you enjoy.

Tell me if you think i was any good... Thanks.

Oscar x

Thursday, 20 January 2011

Marilyn Monroe...Not so priceless :(

One of the biggest stars Marilyn Monroe has been bought!..Well her image rights by Jamie Salter the multi-millionaire.

Being a big fan of Marilyn' it kinda upset me a little but this means her legacy may continue because there is already talk of her being animated in future films. Hopefully their 're-invented animated version of her will be just as good and even though its almost five decades since her death she will live on.

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Lady GaGa...I'm Not Bluffin..

Lady Gaga has obviously made a huge influence on the music and fashion world exploring genres and tastes other artists cant even imagine doing. So its only natural she would make an appearance in my blog. It was also announced that she will be releasing some tracks of her new album during Paris fashion week (feb 11) so we can look forward to hearing some of her new sell-out tunes soon.

Some pictures below of some of her famous outfits

Lady Gaga