Lifestyle | The Chanel Exhibition


The entrance to Mademoiselle Privé

On Wednesday evening I took my Mum to the Chanel 
exhibition 'Mademoiselle Privé', in London. I was so excited as Chanel is major in the fashion world and to be able to attend an exhibition like this was amazing. We waited in the queue for well over an hour which really says something about Gabrielle Chanel and the impact she made on the brand we j'adore today.

The exhibition was beyond creative, even down to hiring landscape designers to create the entrance of the Saatchi Gallery on King's Road. The first thing that stood out for me was the sounds of birds singing in the trees as you walk in. They imbedded a number of speakers that created such a peaceful vibe. So Chanel.

Throughout the gallery was creative ideas and quotes. Gabrielle set such a high standard which follows through until this day. 

If you get time, I would defiantly recommend going to this exhibition as it is a once in a lifetime experience. It's free admission and you also receive a little goodie bag at the end. Their last admission is on the 1st November so get in there before it's gone!

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Vlog | Fall into Autumn

Fashion | Fall into Autumn






The thing I love most about Autumn is definitely the natural and neutral colours. I found this outfit in Topshop and to say the least, I got very carried away in that shop. 

This cute 60's style blouse is so flattering with its high neck line and bell sleeves. I'm a sucker for high neck line tops, they're definitely my favourite!

My skirt is suede and I found that in the Petite section in Topshop. Having a black skirt is totally a wardrobe staple so I didn't mind spending the money to get a good quality one. 

My new knee high boots are my favourite pair of heels. Depending on what you style them with, they can be dressy or casual.

My hat is the one exception as I bought this from River Island a while ago now. But I've worn it so many times as it makes any outfit look so fashionable. River Island no longer stock this hat but I've attached a link below to one they have thats similar. 


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Fedora Hat (Similar)

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My friend Eleanor Ratcliffe helped me to shoot this blog post. She's a very talented up and coming photographer who is willing to experience any new challenges you give her. Make sure you check out her portfolio:

Eleanor Ratcliffe Portfolio Box

Love Robyn xxx



Lifestyle | Top 5 Inspirational Bloggers

I'm always looking for new inspirational ideas in order to help me create my blog. To begin with, well I didn't even know where to start. I felt like I needed to get some advice from somewhere that would help me take my first steps into creating my blog. 



I'm going to share with you my top 5 inspirational bloggers who never fail to inspire me day after day in the blogging world.


 1) Lydia Elise Millen (Fashion, Health & Fitness, Food, Beauty, Lifestyle)

Lydia inspires me in regards to having simplistic yet effective looking blog. Every day I log onto her website just to see the content of her posts and the type of photos she has attached to them. I spend time looking at the angles and filters she uses on her images as I love that whole style. She incorporates a lot of white images which makes her profile look fresh and clean. Lydia inspires me the most with her lifestyle blogs as she posts topics that I would never even think about.

Website: http://lydiaelisemillen.com
Instagram: lydiaemillen


2) Sarah Ashcroft - That Pommie Girl (Fashion, Food, Beauty, Lifestyle)

This girl is so on trend with everything she does! Sarah inspires me mostly with fashion as she takes so many cool and quirky photos. I have looked back through to her oldest blog posts and wow she has developed into an amazing blogger. I loved looking at her old posts as I felt like every fashion blogger would start off like this. I feel like I can relate to Sarah a lot as we have both studied at The Fashion Retail Academy in London. This makes me feel like my dreams will be realistic as she has started at the same place as me.

Website: http://www.thatpommiegirl.com
Instagram: sarahhashcroft


3) Yasmine Chanel (Fashion, Lifestyle)

Yasmine is a blogger who I have recently got into and now I can't stop searching all of her social network profiles. I love this girls layout and her photos that she posts. They're all so creative and look absolutely amazing on her Instagram. Jasmine takes the best selfies they're literally to die for. She has inspired me to be confident in myself and I not to worry about what other people think. For example, one of her photos that she posted was right in the middle of Oxford Street, London. Not to mention this is probably the busiest street in the area! 

Website: http://yasminechanel.blogspot.co.uk
Instagram: yasminechanel


4) Carin Olsson - Paris in Four Months (Lifestyle, Photography)

I recently followed Carin on Instagram as I was just sucked into her photography! Her photos are so simple but so effective! I love looking at her profiles just to see what images she has taken without incorporating fashion. Carin's profile inspires me to take photos of the most simple things that I wouldn't necessarily take images of. 

Website: http://parisinfourmonths.com
Instagram: parisinfourmonths


5) Tia Lineker - Links to Fashion (Fashion, Lifestyle)

Last but no means least, Tia Lineker. Tia is a new blogger who recently launched in September 2015. She inspires me to create my blogs as I feel like we're both in the same boat. I feel like it's nice not only to look at the well established bloggers, but also the new coming ones. This is because I feel like I can relate to them a lot more & I know the same position in which they are in. Tia also studies at The Fashion Retail Academy.

Website: http://linkstofashion.com
Instagram: tialineker


I hope you've enjoyed reading this blog post. Please check these girls out and prepared to be inspired! If you head over to their website, please mention that I directed you there :)

And don't forget to leave your comments below

Love Robyn xxx

Lifestyle | Monday Morning Motivation

Today's Monday Morning Motivation has come from Chloe Helen Miles's Instagram page.

Chloe is a UK blogger who inspires me with every photo she takes. Her blog is so simple but every photo is extremely eye catching. 

Make sure you check out her Instagram account @chloehelenmiles & let her know that I sent you there :) 

My Instagram account: batesrobyn 

Love Robyn xxx 





Lifestyle | Tumblr Tuesday Inspo

With the new weather setting in, all I've been thinking about is summer & being back on holiday. Today's Tumblr Tuesday Inspiration has come from the thought of being away in a nice hot relaxing country. Soaking up the sun & laying by the beach. 





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Love Robyn xxx

Lifestyle | A Chocoholic Caught in Cadbury's World


Now how could you go wrong with taking a trip to Cadbury's World?

Recently it was my aunts 40th birthday and when I say she's a chocoholic, she's a chocoholic!

We all took a family trip to Birmingham, the home of Cadbury's World and what a day it was. As we walked through the entrance, they gave us 3 chocolate bars each and when there's 17 of you, there's a lot of chocolate!
But the chocolate didn't stop there. We were given warm cups of melted chocolate & a sprinkle of your choice. I chose the honeycomb of course.

I would definitely recommend visiting Cadbury's world as it's super fun for kids & adults.

Love Robyn xxx












Fashion | Vintage Classics


I saw this classic t-shirt hanging up in my Dad's wardrobe the other day (yes it's men's) and thought I would experiment by using it within a new look.

A few months ago, I had a personal shopping experience with River Island and I learnt one of the biggest tips in fashion!

And here's the big secret ... buy men's clothes! Believe it or not, many men's garments sometimes look quite feminine and are also a whole lot cheaper! Especially men's jumpers, they are definitely a winter wardrobe must have.

I wore this old school Gant t-shirt with a pair of jeans and some boot heel shoes. I wore the heels just to make me look a bit more girly.

I couldn't tell you where this t-shirt was from as it is my Dad's. But I'd definitly recommend looking through a men's wardrobe or maybe going into a charity shop to see what classic t-shirts you can get!

Love Robyn xx
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