OF COURSE I BOUGHT SOME NEW SHOES.

I made a vow to myself a while ago that I’d stop spending. I spent some more and re-established the vow. I then spent more money and tried to work on my marriage with my bank balance, but it seems it is not meant to be, because I’ve spent more. You could say I’m having a marital tiff with my bank account. We’re on the brink of divorce. The cause of all this pain and upset (on my bank account’s part) is a shopping trip I took today where I bought these darling shoes from Zara (amongst other things…. I know, I KNOW).

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I’ve been eyeing them up for a while and I saw them today and practically ran and skidded on the floor to get to them, like some kind of torpedo was going to come along and whisk them all away in the time it would take me to walk over to them like a normal person. But I had to have them, obviously, so in a rather dramatic fashion I dropped everything, shoved my foot inside and decided they were mine.

I cannot wait to wear these, I literally have a million outfits planned to wear them with, both summer and winter versions. Lace skirts with leather jackets, black skinnies and scruffy tees, pencil skirts and button up shirts, shorts & tights; endless outfits. They are the definition of perfection.

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MY WEEK IN INSTAGRAM.

I love Instagram just as much as the next iPhone-toting, selfie-taking, fashion-freak and I’m constantly illustrating my life through random photos on my Instagram page. Here’s a showcase of my week in Instagram. Follow me on Instagram @_hannahstocking

[Top row] Testing my new fish-eye lens, Hermes hardware, My Hermes purchase. [middle row] My new favourite nail polis "Aruba Blue" by Essie, the AMAZING Galliano interview in Vanity Fair, my latest haul at Inglot [bottom row] selfie, selfie, I joined Vine!

[Top row] Testing my new fish-eye lens, Hermes hardware, My Hermes purchase.
[Middle row] My new favourite nail polish “Aruba Blue” by Essie, the AMAZING Galliano interview in Vanity Fair, my latest haul at Inglot
[Bottom row] Selfie, selfie, I joined Vine!

CHIME FOR CHANGE – THE CONCERT TO CHANGE LIVES

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Education, health and justice are all things everybody deserves a right to. Everyone.

But in certain parts of our world, this is not apparent. Women especially are isolated in society due to lack of education, poor or no healthcare and a weak male-dominated justice system. Chime For Change is an organisation focusing on the awareness of lack of women’s rights in certain areas of the world. It is a global campaign to bring together women from all around the world to empower, inspire and influence anyone who’ll listen, and they should.

The organisation founded by Gucci creative director, Frida Ginanni, along with Beyonce and Salma Hayek have come together to organise a charity concert in London named ‘The Sound of Change’ on 1st June to raise money for this inspirational cause. Held at Twickenham Stadium, the concert will feature performances from artists such as Florence and the Machine, Ellie Goulding, HAIM, Iggy Azalea, John Legend, Timbaland, Rita Ora, Laura Pausini with of course a headlining performance from Queen Bey herself, as well as other acts to be announced.

The Sound of Change will be televised globally to ensure maximum coverage and exposure. More infomation on global broadcasting will be available nearer the time. Proceeds from all tickets sales will go to the organisation, underwritten by Gucci to ensure that all proceeds go to worthy projects and causes.

To purchase tickets for the one-off concert click HERE
To read more about the organisation, the founders and it’s projects, click HERE

NONE OF US CAN MOVE FORWARD IF HALF OF US ARE HELD BACK.