StephLeaMead

Sunday, 10 February 2019

My Current Playlist! - Spotify ft. Ariana Grande, Dax, & The Libertines

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My Current Playlist! - Spotify ft. Ariana Grande, Dax, & The Libertines

So lets talk music! I don't think I've ever spoke about what songs or bands I'm into on here, apart from the obvious Amy Winehouse which I guess is quite a given considering I've got her face permanently marked on my body for eternity...
My taste is a bit of everything, depending on what I'm feeling, what I'm doing. Different genres fit different vibes, you know? Here's the main people and songs I'm listening to at the minute, in a blog post, just in case you were interested, or wanted to listen to different things.
I've created a Spotify playlist with all my current favourites on there, so if you have that and want to follow, or give my playlist a listen, here's the link and the widget to use on here!
https://open.spotify.com/user/1133337299/playlist/3DKeGsHaNzP5D3oALnRYTU?si=cfGTDsT3RIeJhhuz3Z5BiA



There's been two new albums which I've been absolutely loving recently as well, which is Ariana Grandes new one which she literally banged out in no time at all, called 'thank u, next' which is literally an album that I will listen to every track and not have to skip on any, which is somewhat unusual for me. 7 rings is such a sassy, girly song that I adore, and I've actually wrote my own version of this which I'm hoping to record for you guys soon, which will be fun!
thank u, next is another one that's amazing, which I'm sure you've all heard. The music video is just iconic, truly. Hearing her talk about this song in interviews is pretty raw too, especially the podcast she did with Zach Sang - seeing her get emotional was a bit heartbreaking. You all know the line about Mac Miller, yeah... Enough said, really... 

Another new album is one from an old favourite Bring Me The Horizon. The album is called Amo and medicine is probably the one I've listened to the most. Lyrically, it's just very relatable for me. Now apparently a lot of BMTH fans haven't loved this release, and I can understand why, it's not too similiar to their other albums. It does feel more pop, maybe even has a slight indie feel to it, but as a band and it's members grow, their music is bound to do the same. If you haven't heard it, give it a listen, even if you're not a fan of their older stuff you might feel this one.


Dax is a new rapper I've been into recently. I got introduced to him by my boyfriend who found him through KSI and Deji / Comedy Shorts Gamers bit of beef they had on YouTube (If you missed it, don't worry it wasn't that interesting haha, I'm sure it was just a play on media, which is smart tbh). Anyway, his story is quite interesting. He used to be a basketball player and it all went wrong somewhere down the line to no fault of his own, and now he raps and is killing it. He has this one song called Your Worth It or YourWorthIt.Org and it's an inspiring song for sure. I'm glad I've started listening to him!

Queen. Freddie Mercury, I don't even need to introduce anyone to him or them, they're Godly. I've always loved Queen, and I have my parents to thank for that, and the new biopic Bohemian Rhapsody just properly cemented that in there for me. They were so ahead of their time, and I'm glad their sound continues to live on today. Love of my life is my all time favourite track, it has me weeping sometimes as I'm literally mourning him. The fact that I'll never see him live hurts my soul. Freddie will forever be in my top playlist, so if I do more of these blog posts, I'm sure this won't be their first and only mention!

In this playlist, I also have old but gold classics like Fleetwood Mac, The Animals, The Beatles, and The Clash. Because of Stranger Things, my little 13 year old sister loves The Clash, specifically Should I Stay or Should I Go, obviously. Proud big sister here! I love when popular TV shows like that introduce iconic music pieces to younger audiences, more of that please!
There's a few others in the playlist which you should check out up top, also if you know of any songs or bands that I should listen to, let me know! Always open to trying new things out.

I've also got a good friend who's releasing her music soon, so I'll be sure to share this with you guys, she's awesome!

See you in my next video and post, thanks for reading.
Have a lovely week!
StephLeaMead X


Tuesday, 29 January 2019

5 Facts You Might Not Know About Me - Tag

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5 Facts You Might Not Know About Me - Tag

Hey guys,
   Different type of blog post today, and it's a tag blog post (Hello era of MySpace, remember the Questions you'd do and tag people? I love it, I want to do YouTube tag videos now too!) and I got nominated to do this post by the gorgeous blogger Rachael from Style My Magpie. Click her name to read her post! She's an amazing jewellery blogger, and her pictures on Instagram are beautiful, she gives me ring and necklace envy whenever she shows us what she got from Regal Rose and Boho Dreamers, aesthetic on point.

So, here goes; Five things you may not know about me...

1. Both of my parents are disabled, and I was a Young Carer. 

I was my mum and dads first child, born in 1995, to John and Sharon. My mum has been blind and deaf since birth, also having no sense of smell. She's been through a number of heart and eye surgeries, looked after my dad and took care of me and my two younger siblings and tried to give us the best childhood even though she didn't have a good one. She's a strong woman, and I appreciate her so much.
My dad has brain damage epilepsy and dementia, and currently lives in a care home due to these illness'. He didn't have these disabilities from birth though, he unfortunately attempted suicide and due to this got brain damaged, and has deteriorated ever since.
By the way, this definitely isn't a negative thing; when I was a kid I didn't think anything of it, I was more than happy to help my parents anyway they needed me, whether that be helping mum read things, helping my dad off of the floor after an epileptic fit, changing my sisters nappies... I just assumed everyone did this sort of thing!

I joined Young Carers when I was 6 years old, which are a fantastic organisation who help Young Carers not feel alone in their situation. You get to meet other children like you, and go out on day trips to places your parents may not be able to take you due to their disabilities. They're a charitable organisation, and rely on donations and help. If you'd like to read about Northamptonshire Carers, click this link, you can also donate here: https://www.northamptonshire-carers.org/about-young-carers


2. I love playing video games, and Overwatch is my favourite...

So I used to be really into gaming when I was younger, and I adored Pokémon, Crash Bandicoot, Mario Kart and Sonic the best. Oh an not forgetting Grand Theft Auto - San Andreas, but I wasn't old enough to play, shh... I grew out of playing video consoles as I got older and my style changed, but got back into it when I got with my partner. I mainly play on the computer, but also have PlayStations, Nintendo DS and Switch and Game Boys.
I want to start playing more games that are similar to Overwatch, so if you have any suggestions I'd love to know them! Also if you play, it'd be fun to group up and play together - My Blizzard name is StephLea if you want to add me, let me know!
If, like me, you fell out of love with gaming but want to get back into it, it's worth looking on the website Latest Deals - they do what it says on the tin, finds you the latest deals, and there's great ones for consoles at the moment, especially PlayStation 4s. Click this link to see - https://www.latestdeals.co.uk/tags/ps4-pro
(It's not affiliate, I don't earn anything by you looking or buying, just sharing the knowledge)



3. I used to be a Christian, and was part of a cult?

If you live in Northamptonshire like me, or even other areas of the UK like Coventry or Sheffield, I'm sure you've heard of the Jesus Army. Now, they have a bit of a reputation, which I didn't fully believe until I was too far into it. I won't go too much into my experience of them here, that's a whole other blog post and/or video! But I will say it definitely tainted my perception of Christianity and religions on a whole.
At the time though, I classed myself as a God loving Christian, always reading my bible, praying and going to all of the churches meetings. I tried to abide by the ways, changing the way I dressed and not wearing make up as it was considered a sin to want to make yourself look 'nice' as it must be to attract boys and their wondering eyes, right?
Well, after what I experienced I am no longer religious. I'd put myself in the agnostic category, maybe spiritual? I'm into crystals, though I don't have solid beliefs on anything, I'm open minded...
I don't know if I would have stayed Christian if I was to have joined a different church, who knows, although I can safely say I'll never join a religious organisation with a front of community housing and 'love' again, that's for sure...

4. I've been a vegan for four years now...

Most of you probably know that I'm vegan, I'm not shy about it on Instagram anyway haha. I'm vegan primarily for the animals, and the health benefits and effect it has on the world is just an added bonus! I first went vegetarian, as I saw a video on Facebook of people watching a slaughterhouse video, and the look on their faces and the tears spoke volumes to me and I knew I could no longer eat murdered animals. Maybe if I had actually seen the video they were watching I would have gone vegan straight away? (or had a mental breakdown, hey hey)  I didn't even know what a vegan was until I noticed a lot of vegetarians gave up eggs and cheese as well and wondered why... Then I researched it and was so shocked, I gave it up... Not long after, my boyfriend, mum, and sister went vegetarian and vegan with me! I was so happy to have taught them and adore that they chose to do this for the animals too.
Now don't get me wrong, I'm not the stereotypical vegan you hear about who always tells you they're vegan and 'forces' everyone around them to adopt the same lifestyle, I have plenty of friends who eat meat, but I will gladly help anyone who wants to look into it more!
A good place to start is by watching the documentary 'Earthlings' (the movie that turned my boyfriend vegan) or watching 'What The Health' on Netflix. 



5. I'm a wedding photographer and videographer!

Yep, I'm a photographer and videographer shooting mainly weddings, and I adore it! I love photographing all the little details of peoples big days, capturing the moment the groom sees the bride for the first time, and getting the crazy shots of the evening guests partying hard afterwards. Its definitely a tiring job, as you can be on your feet for more than 12 hours, constantly taking photos or filming, and sometimes dealing with Bridezillas! (I've not had many of them though, I'll admit, thankfully!) I'm really lucky that I get to do this alongside my best friend, my boyfriend. He owns the business, called Revive Photographic and if you want to check out our portfolio, or even contact us to do your wedding, party or even a portrait session, I'd love to hear from you!
See our Facebook page, here: https://www.facebook.com/RevivePhotographic/


And that's it, five facts about me that you might not have known... Do you feel like you know me a bit better now?
Id love to do individual blog posts on some of these points, especially ones focused on my Christian life experiences, and what it was like to be a Young Carer... Let me know if you'd like to see these in a blog post or a YouTube video...

I'm going to tag a few bloggers to do this post as well, if they want...
First tag is to Jade at http://bowlerhatsandredlipstick.blogspot.com/
Check out her Instagram too - https://www.instagram.com/jadeypops88/

And then my beautiful Sharon at https://misscrazyworld.com/
See her Instagram at - https://www.instagram.com/shazza_young/

Also, I tag Jessica at http://www.heartshapedbones.com/
See her Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/heartshapedbonesx/

And lastly - Laura at https://its-character-building.com
See her Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/itscharacterbuilding/

Looking forward to seeing your posts, lovelies!
Thanks for reading,
StephLeaMead X

Sunday, 20 January 2019

Black Dress and Jumper OOTD with Mini Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen Film) Review

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Black Dress and Jumper OOTD with Mini Bohemian Rhapsody (Queen Film) Review

What I'm Wearing:
Black Chunky Buckled Heels - http://tidd.ly/c65c1453
Bershka Black Maxi Dress with Split - http://tidd.ly/e03a8b3a
ASOS Design Chain Pattern Tights - Similar here: http://tidd.ly/df6864d
Black Cable Knit Jumper - Similar here: http://tidd.ly/fd447a14
Striped Turtle Neck Top - Similar here: http://tidd.ly/6fe9ca7f
Black Faux Leather Belt with Ring Hoop - http://tidd.ly/44d122e3
Stackable Rings - Similar Here: http://tidd.ly/33b19aee

Here's my first outfit of the day of 2019! How's your year going so far?
Mines been pretty good, and it's my birthday next week (27th of January!) and I'll be the grand old age of 24 years. Feels very odd, but I feel like this year will truly be amazing. I'm happy. My mental health is improving so much, and I'm motivated. Feels weird to admit as I've had a lot of ups and downs in my little life, but that's a whole other blog post that I may write, or even film, soon...
Onwards and upwards, though! My amazing partner is taking me to see my favourite musical Wicked in the West End theatre in London, and I've wanted to do this since I was around ten years old, ever since being in a theatre show that did a homage to Wicked. We're also staying in a hotel in Camden, and we'll be eating all the tasty vegan food we can find. Temple of Seitan is the place we're most excited to try; if you haven't heard of it, it's like a vegan version of KFC. We're such junk food lovers, if you think vegans are 100% healthy me and Karl are living proof that this isn't always the case, haha.

SO, onto the fim / biopic of Freddie Mercury. My Bohemian Rhapsody review...
*Major spoiler alerts in this, so if you don't want it spoiled, go and see it. You'll love it!

First off, it's honestly incredible. I saw this film when it first came out in the UK in cinemas with my beautiful mum for her birthday, and not a single day has passed where I have not thought about this film. It was filmed and cast so very well, Rami Malek is just Godly. I may be biased as I love him as a person and actor anyway (Have you seen him in the Amazon show Mr. Robot? So so good) but he has an uncanny resemblance to Freddie, obviously after hair and makeup. He wore fake teeth to show off his overbite, and he method acted with these and wore them consistently throughout the filming period, even off of the set. Malek had Freddie's mannerisms down to an absolute T, the little facial expressions and sassy stances were on point. 

The film runs from just before he joined Queen, formerly the band was called Smile and Freddie was still called Farrokh Bulsara, and runs right through to the point the played Live Aid together on the 13th of July, 1985. You get to experience the moment he met the beautiful Mary Austin and where they broke up after realising he was gay, which was the scene that literally broke my heart and the first point in the movie I cried. It also shows the arguments between the band, and how they walked out on their record company when they didn't like the song Bohemian Rhapsody, stating nobody would 'get it' and radio stations wouldn't play it, which is funny to see as we obviously now know how bloody successful that was. Also the last key thing you see is Freddie telling Brian May, John Deacon and Roger Taylor that he has Aids and won't live much longer right before they are due to perform their 20 minute set on Live Aid, and that is the part that absolutely broke me, the tears were fully flowing from then until the end, where they show actual photographs of Freddie and his then partner Jim Hutton with their cats. 

Honestly, whether you are a fan of Queen or not, I reckon you'll enjoy this film. I adore Queen and Freddie so I could be wrong as I'm definitely biased there, but it's such a beautiful story of love, homosexuality, fame, and music in itself. The film is still running in cinemas in some places, proving just how popular this is as it's been out for months, but I cannot wait until the film is released so I can watch again and again at home. I'm not the type of person who normally re-watches films at all, I rarely see the same film twice, but I feel like it's so legendary and iconic it will never ever get boring. 
I've not got one bad thing to say about this movie, the only negative thing I can say is that I wish there was more.

Let me know if you've seen it, and what you think!
Oh and if you haven't seen it already, I filmed a January Sales Haul and LookBook on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=quxUKUQoMCQ
It's got the dress and boots from this post in it, along with other outfits!

Thanks so much for reading,
StephLeaMead X



Sunday, 23 December 2018

Vintage Jumper, Primark Jumpsuit and Graffiti Art Wall

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Vintage Jumper, Primark Jumpsuit and Graffiti Art Wall







Hey lovelies,
It's Christmas eve eve! (Well, if you're reading this on the day I published it haha) Happy Christmas!
I did a last minute Christmas present and food buying dash to town and I sort of regretted everything, but loved it all the same. It was so super busy, which I was inevitably expecting but when you're there you just cannot imagine the sheer amount of people. Damn myself and other unorganised people ha.
All done now though!
After I'd done, my mumma and friend Sharon went into a cute little independent café called The Magic Bean Emporium (If you're in or local to Northampton, you need to go!) It's a Harry Potter and Disney themed cafe, that has a gorgeous floral very instagrammable wall, it's sandwiches come in Little Red Riding Hood baskets, they have vegan cakes and offer all forms of dairy free milk, and the ceiling is the best thing ever. It's painted to look like the night sky, with broom sticks are fairy lights hanging. Honestly, the cutest little place.

Anyway, back to Christmas (You can't escape it, it's all consuming, even here, sorry not sorry) I've tried not to go to mad this year with presents, spending, stressing etc. But it took over, a lot. I've spent way too much, got stressed over little things, and haven't got half the presents I wanted to. I think next year I'm going to try and be much more organised, and only get a few presents for people(Literally just contradicted myself in the same sentence, hey) . It's literally one day in the year, but it's so pressurised to be the most perfect day. Why? I'm not religious so don't really celebrate it. It's just consumerism, isn't it? Not wanting to sound negative, but it's true. We'll see.
I'm spending Christmas this year with my boyfriend, mum, youngest sister, my friend who I live with and her mum. Then we're having close friends over in the evening to give our secret santa gifts over, and play games, and drink, and it's going to be the cutest thing. I'm excited to spend time with people the most! It's what it's truly about, really.

Also, onto the outfit I'm wearing... I won't link anything like I usually do because all of it is either from Primark, or vintage, or I bought long ago and will no longer be online.
I got so many compliments walking around town, made me feel so lovely haha. I love when people are nice to each other, especially strangers. It's great to randomly compliment people on their style, clothing, hair, personality, anything. Spread those positive vibes!
Floral black and red jumper - Vintage (Via Kilo Sale)
Black and White Polka Dot Jumpsuit - Primark
Floral Tapestry multicoloured Heels - Primark (Not irregular choice, where most people think!)
Purple Faux Fur Coat - MissGuided
Make up - All Make up Revolution, MUA, Barry M and GOSH.

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you!
My YouTube will be having more regular uploads soon, so watch out for tutorials, true crime series and more if you're interested.
See you soon,
StephLeaMead X

Sunday, 16 December 2018

Leopard Print and Silver Shoes OOTD

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Leopard Print and Silver Shoes OOTD







Here's what I'm wearing, and where to get the items. Most of the items I'm wearing are from a season ago so I've linked similar items I've found if you wanted to get them! 

Leopard print jumpsuit - Topshop - See similar by clicking here

Black knitted and fluffy cropped jumper - Primark - See similar by clicking here 

Black and silver ring faux leather belt - Pretty Little Thing - See Similar by clicking here

Silver heeled boots - River Island - See Similar by clicking here 

Dark lip - Kat Von D at Debenhams - See item here

   Hey lovely people,

I thought I'd show you my favourite outfit at the moment which I'm loving, it's so simple but super chic. I love outfits like that, where you can throw a few things together and it looks so stylish!
I got this Jumpsuit from Topshop at the weekend, they've started their sale and this was only £10 down from £42 so I couldn't resist it. I also bought a glittery rainbow off the shoulder dress for New Years Eve for just £5 (!!!) but I'm not sure if I'm going to wear it yet, I have a few contenders... I'm going to post them on Instagram (@StephLeaMead) to get some opinions because I'm just bad at making decisions and I need your help, haha.

I wore these clothes to celebrate my baby sisters birthday, she's just turned 13. I sound so old but I literally remember when my mum told me she was pregnant and I'll be getting another sibling, I was so excited. We've always been super close and it's strange now she's literally nearly taller than me. She's an amazing girl, she's chose to be vegetarian out of her love for animals, she cares for our disabled mum, she's friendly and polite to everyone, and has the best sense of humour. Feel like this just sums up what kind of beautiful soul she is, and I cannot wait to make more memories with her. She gives me hope for the younger generation! What an absolute little love.

Now, It's Christmas in less than ten days. Ten. Days. What? I haven't even got half of my present shopping done yet, so on payday I'm dashing around getting last bits and bobs. I'm spending Christmas this year with my boyfriend, house mate/ best friend, her mum, my mum and my sister. It's going to be so cute!
Also, your girls going January Sale clothes shopping on boxing day in Milton Keynes Intu, and I'm going to treat myself so much. I'll show you guys what I got in a haul, style some bits up in OOTDs etc. Topshop, Miss Selfridge, River Island and NewLook are my main places I want to go, I wish there was an Urban Outfitters there because that's one of my favourite stores. I'll have to go sale shopping in Leicester or something as well to get more things, what a shame... Ha.

Thanks for reading, have a lovely Christmas and a fabulous new year!
StephLeaMead X

Sunday, 25 November 2018

Etsy Giveaway and Christmas Gift Guide 2018

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Etsy Giveaway and Christmas Gift Guide 2018

Happy Christmas guys! Who's ready? Christmas tree up, presents bought and party outfit organised? Yeah me either! Haha.

Well I'm here to help with inspiration with gifts anyway, as always, I'm also encouraging you to shop small and support independent and local business'! I've teamed up with 4 little shops on Etsy who have given me gorgeous items from their stores to give away to you guys.

It's so important to shop small as you are genuinely making the shop owner smile and supporting them and their family, and it helps the economy, and I feel like gifts from independent stores feel more personal and thoughtful. I know I prefer them, anyway...

Back to the prizes, as well as all of the items that are pictured and linked below, I've also thrown in a £10 Etsy gift card that you can use to spend on anything on the site.
All you have to do is follow my InstagramFacebook and YouTube and also follow the shops social media, too! Sharing the giveaway gets you extra points too, so make sure you share with your friends!
So, follow these steps below, and good luck!

a Rafflecopter giveaway


Here's the prizes, with shop links too so you can check out their other items!


RAW CREATIONS

The owner of this shop, Rose, designs all of these items herself. I love all of the Mandala pieces, they match my Mandala shoulder tattoo perfectly! From Raw Creations you can win one of her mugs, which she has three other designs of and you can also buy the whole set, perfect for someone who is moving into their first home! Also a matching cup coaster, a black and white printed tote bag, a pocket mirror and a magnet. These are great to bundle together for a gift, or even a few things for stocking fillers!

Here are all of the links, and the shops social medias -
Mandala Tote Bag - £5
Mandala Coaster - £3.50
Mandala Mug - £7.50
Pocket Mirror - £2

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/RawCreationsUK
http://www.rawcreations.co.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/RawCreationsUK/
https://www.instagram.com/rawcreations_uk/


PAULS JEWELS

Next we have this amazing crystal shop on Etsy! Paul stocks all kinds of wonderful crystals, including these items you can win, like the rose quartz point tower which as a crystal, promotes love so it's the perfect gift for your partner or mum or anyone you love! Also we have these three amethyst balls, which you can use to fiddle with if you're feeling stressed. Amethysts properties are meant to really help with anxiety, so these would be lovely for someone with anxiety, they can fidget with these in their hand and they'll feel great.

Here are the links, and shops social media -
Rose Quartz Point Tower - £4.50
Amethyst Balls - £5

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/PaulsJewels
https://www.instagram.com/paulsjewels/
https://www.facebook.com/paulsjewels/


DEBORAH PANESAR ILLUSTRATION

How gorgeous is this print?! Very my style! Deborah illustrates these herself, along with loads of other lovely designs as well as this palmistry gold foil hand, like unique Christmas cards and bad ass feminist prints! I love that these prints are gold foil and not just printed, the shine they have is amazing, and I'd love to have the set of these (Check them out on her shop!) if only all things were printed like this...

Gold Foil Palmistry Hand Print - £6.50

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/DPanesarillustration
https://www.instagram.com/deborahpanesar/
https://deborahpanesar.com/
https://www.facebook.com/deborahpanesarillustration


ANITA IVANCENKO

Last but not least, we have these two beautiful pieces - the amazing 2019 Zodiac Calendar, which is the best calendar I've seen, each month has it's star constellation on and the minimalism it's so cute. You can also have this adorable enamel pin badge in the shape of a cloud with stripes, spots and star design on it. I love enamel pins, I have them on my lanyard for work to jazz it up a bit! Anita designs all of these herself, which is the beauty of Etsy, each item has been lovingly created, which is why I always shop on Etsy!
This shop also sells phone cases, bags, temporary tattoos and prints, so if you like this style of design go and check out the shop!

Zodiac Calendar 2019 - £12 
Cloud Enamel Badge - £7.50

https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/anitaivancenko
https://www.instagram.com/anitaivancenko/
https://www.facebook.com/anitaivancenkoart
https://www.anitaivancenko.com/


Good luck if you have entered, and happy shopping! Remember to shop small on websites like Etsy, and go and have a look around your local town in vintage shops, they're usually independently owned with other indie companies stocking in there, too!

Check out my YouTube video as well, search StephLeaMead on there to see it!
See you next time, happy Christmas,
StephLeaMead X

Sunday, 18 November 2018

Dress like: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina + Mini Review

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Dress like: The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina + Mini Review

So, who watched Sabrina the Teenage Witch when they were younger? I did, and I loved it! Salem the black cat was the sassiest little thing known, and I'm sure that's where my generation learnt our dry humour and sarcasm from. In the modern version, or the prequel I guess we can call it; Salem is Sabrinas 'Familiar' which is something all witches have to protect them, and there are a few changes like this in the series, it's definitely a lot darker than what you remember from our beloved 90s programme...

I adored the costumes for this Netflix original series, the clothing is literally perfect. Prudence is my style icon right now, her dresses are what I wish I could wear everyday, especially the witch lacy Wednesday Addams look she has on the first episode, gorgeous.

I've found a few items that match or remind me of the fashion in the show, which is all linked below, sorry not sorry if you want it all because I know I do. Also, if you want to hear my opinion on the show, read my mini review which is at the bottom of the post, below the Sabrina style inspiration section!

(Click links below to see them and buy)

Black and White Collared Dress (Prudence)- BooHoo
Red and White Collared Dress (Sabrina) - Dorothy Perkins
Black Lace / Chiffon Midi Overlay Dress - ASOS 
Resting Witch Face Black and White Tee - ASOS 
Long Sleeved Velvet Crop Top with Stars - ASOS / Rokoko 
Star Print Black Velvet Flares - ASOS / Rokoko 
T.U.K Faux Leather Black Creepers with Buckles - T.U.K / ASOS 
Pointed Ankle Boots with Buckles and Straps - Truffle Collection / ASOS
Black Lace Up Heeled Boots - London Rebel / ASOS 
Pointy Black Heeled Boots with Silver Zip and Buckle detail - ASOS Revelation 
Velvet Pointed Pull Over Sock Boot - ASOS Regional 
White Embroidered Lace Bodice Wedding Dress - ASOS Edition 
Lime Crime Red Lipstick Velvetine (Various Shades) - via ASOS 
Holographic Eye and Chain Mini Bag / Purse - ASOS 
Cat Print Galaxy Scented Candle - Monki / ASOS
Black Oversized Fish Net Ankle Socks - ASOS


So, what were my thoughts on The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina? Generally, I loved it and I definitely recommend watching it.
I loved that Sabrina and her friends were all about smashing the patriarchy, setting up a girls support group in their school and being a bad ass feminist. It was lovely to see a non-binary character in play as well, you rarely see that in TV or films, and even though the story line wasn't massively focused on it, it helps to normalise it in our society, which is great. I think it's definitely a positive role for the LGBTQ+ community.

I know this series has offended a few people though, particularly practising witches of the Wicca and Pagan religion. Witches don't see Satan / The Devil as their Lord at all, though I'm sure there are some spiritual witches out there that have followed the darker path, the show portrays all to be like that, which inevitably paints them in a bad light. Wicca as a way of life is meant to be more peaceful and positive, so I understand why they would be annoyed at the show for suggesting it it the opposite.

I guess they got their bad karma for that though, as a Satanic group actually sued the production company for basically copying their statue of the goat deity Baphomet. If you compare the two, the similarities are uncanny, and at time of writing, it looks like they are going to be successful in suing them. It's alleged to be set at around $50 million dollars. As a fan of the show, I hope they can still continue with production for more series, though obviously they'd be required to re-produce parts of the show, or just remove it from here on out. Either way, the Satanic Temple are going to be one rich group...

If you want to read more about Sabrina, or see a more in-depth piece about it, see my friends blog here: https://misscrazyreviewer.com/2018/11/17/the-chilling-adventures-of-sabrina-season-1-review/

Have you seen Sabrina? What are your thoughts? What shows have you been watching? Let me know in the comments!
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