Lust List For July | Jewelled Shoes & Ruffled Blouses

July favourites wedding fashion blogger

July is the month that both Kate and I finish our maternity leave and return to our full time jobs.  (Whisper & Blush is a side-line we’ve miraculously been able to fit in our busy lives!). It’s important to get super organised and nothing can motivate you more than some lovely new stationery! This I Like Big Lists…’ notebook available via and this Kikki.K diary will be perfect for managing blog; work; and personal appointments (you know, when your iCalendar fails you as mine often does at the moment!). Still on the stationery theme I found these gorgeous Thank You cards that would be lovely to send to your wedding guests.


wedding stationery ideas 2017 2018
I like lists |Kikki.K Diary | Thank You Cards



I’ve lusted after the Manolo Blahnik Hangisi shoes for years (you know the shoes worn by Carrie in SATC.)  Well, now I think I’ve found a pair of shoes that top those – and they’re flat! These red Nicholas Kirkwood Eden shoes with their crystal embellishment are bea-uti-ful! I posted a pair in pink on Instagram recently that people went crazy for. I also love them in pale pink and the heeled versions are equally as stunning.

Basically, I’m loving Nicholas Kirkwood at the moment having featured the Penelope Pump in the June Lust List (and I’ve just treated myself to a pair of them in a stunning Aqua colour via the FarFetch sale!).


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Red Jewel Eden Mules | Pink Heels | Pale Pink Mules


Forever a sucker for candles and home fragrances I spent months sniffing the Koto candle by Skandnavisk every time I walked through my local John Lewis. There is just something about the comforting combination of amber oil, exotic jasmine, mandarin and vanilla that I cannot get enough of. I finally realised I couldn’t continue getting odd looks from other shoppers and took the plunge and bought the candle a few months ago. I love it and now really want the diffuser to be able to experience the smell all day long. I am addicted. Can they make a perfume please?! (FYI – this would be a lovely house warming / wedding gift  as it had ‘No Place Like Home’ written on it.)


Koto reed diffuser

Maybe it’s the Pippa Middleton wedding dress effect but I’ve found myself really wanting a piece with a high neckline. I love some of the Self Portrait tops (this one and this one) but I’m also really tempted to try this one from Missguided that will be a lot kinder on  the old purse!


self portrait tops and dupes 2017 and 2018
Cream Self Portrait Ruffle Neck | Turquoise Top | Missguided Top


Whisper and Blush


Melissa xx