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How I decorate my dressing table area

I love collecting little pieces for my home, personalising it, adding personal touches to make it represent, me. One space I am working on at the moment is my dressing table area which, at the moment, doubles up as an office too. 

It’s a very clean glossy space which I am pretty pleased with but I knew I had a lot of space on the walls to fill.

I scoured Pinterest to look for inspiration. I knew what I wanted, a montage of all the things I love which is essentially what this blog is about.

I really wanted to share some things I found recently because they are just so pretty! 

I wanted to look for some prints online which lead me to Etsy one of my favourite websites, to be honest for little quirky pieces. While watching Devil Wears Prada (my all time favourite film) and I spotted this framed, fashion illustration of Miranda Priestly and I was instantly so in love with it I love the fact she is holding the Runway magazine too it just looks so cool and so pretty and I thought it was perfect for what I was thinking of having.

The second print I picked up is equally as beautiful with the most perfect girl gang. Audrey Hepburn, Marilyn Monroe, Grace Kelly and Elizabeth Taylor. I love how this looks especially next to my dressing table it is the perfect place for this type of print. You can find where these prints are from ‘here’ 

Another thing I love to use for decoration? Beautiful books! these two are my current favourites at the moment I love having them on my dressing table because I love the aesthetic and also they are easily accessible, I usually have whichever books I am reading at that moment. 

Paris: Through a Fashion Eye by Megan Hess is an amazing book, I love the illustrations they are beautiful and I can relate to it so much. Paris is one of my favourite cities and reading this book just makes me wish I was back! It has everything you could possibly need, places to go, places to eat it actually works as an amazing guide if you’re looking to visit Paris pick this book up for sure! 

I actually wrote a post about my thoughts and memories of Paris recently which you can find ‘here’ because I couldn’t stop thinking about Paris since I picked up this book! 

The second book is ‘How To Be An Overnight Success Making it in Business’ by Maria Hatzistefanis Founder & CEO of the skincare brand we all know and love Rodial. I find books like these so inspiring hearing her story and how she made her way to the top the struggles, the triumphs it’s so easy to consider big businesses as overnight successes without knowing all the background and hard work that goes into it. I think sometimes we think things look easy so assume it was easy to achieve but at the end of the day anything worth having is in fact hard work! and if you love hearing girl boss stories you will love Maria Hatzistefanis story!

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10 Comments

  1. Katie Middleton
    August 22, 2018 / 6:55 pm

    I love reading posts like this, I'm super nosey when it comes to peoples dressing tables/beauty rooms etc! Also I am LOVING the press for prosecco, I need that in my life!Katie x http://www.katie-middleton.co.uk

    • Alicia Mode
      August 24, 2018 / 5:38 pm

      haha me too! Thank you it is pretty cool isn't it? you can actually wire it up to your actual doorbell but I'm not that extra haha – Alicia Xo

  2. Yasmina Sahraoui
    August 25, 2018 / 8:06 am

    I love that print from the devil wear prada! It's so detailed! I also love using books for my dressing table. I'm a huge Rodial fan and that's one of my favourite books to read for motivation. x

    • Alicia a la Mode
      August 25, 2018 / 9:51 am

      I love it so much! oh and me too! I love this book so far – Alicia Xo

  3. Sarah Jayne Adams
    August 25, 2018 / 10:51 am

    I'm busy sorting out my vanity table at the moment so you've definitely gave me some inspo! xx

    • Alicia à la Mode
      August 29, 2018 / 6:18 pm

      Oh good! I'm glad 🙂 – Alicia Xo

  4. Lady Writes
    August 26, 2018 / 12:43 pm

    I love the 'Press For' button – I'm going to be needing one of those in my life x

    • Alicia à la Mode
      August 29, 2018 / 6:18 pm

      haha got to love the prosecco! haha

  5. jess watts
    September 17, 2018 / 9:54 am

    The button is genius haha, and those pictures are beautiful x

    • Alicia Rae
      October 24, 2018 / 11:05 pm

      Thank you! – Alicia XO

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