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Wednesday 27 August 2014

Impulse Back To The 90s

Hello My Lovelies, 

I hope you are all doing well and are having a fabulous week so far! Today's post is something I was super excited to get involved in. I was recently contacted by Impulse to take part in their back to the 90's challenge and I couldn't say no...I absolutely love Impulse and I am always up for a little challenge haha. Impulse has revamped their retro 90's fragrance 'Vanilla Kisses' to mark Superdrug's 50th anniversary and it will be available on shelves for a limited amount of time. For the challenge Impulse wanted me to re-create a favourite 90s look with a modern twist. They supplied me with an inspiration box that you can see below which included a Topshop shopping voucher, some 90s inspired goodies and a sample of 'Vanilla Kisses'. 

The Outfit

Shirt - Topshop* (similar here) | Crop Tee - Topshop* | Jeans - Primark | Shoes - Converse | Sunglasses - Rayban Wayfarer 

After much deliberation I decided to opt for a more casual grungy style with a modern twist. I took inspiration from Saved By The Bell, Clueless, my Mum's advice and merged it all together. It is not something I would usually sway towards but I absolutely love how it turned out and I think I might just add a little more 90s touch to my wardrobe this fall. I stepped a little outside my comfort zone wearing a crop tee but I am so glad I just went for it...I just need to stop being body conscious and go with the flow! Please excuse how ill I look...I have a nasty bug at the moment but still wanted to get this post up for you all! You can't really tell in the pictures but for my makeup I tried to go for more of a matte feel. I am usually all about the highlighter, shimmer and sparkle so it killed me not having to put any on haha. I opted to used my Make Up For Ever Face and Body Foundation for a flawless base, Naked Basics palette to create a neutral matte eye, my Sleek Face Form palette in light to contour my face slightly and my beloved MAC Creme Cup for a pinky nude lip. 

The Fragrance

Vanilla Kisses* stands true to its name and gives off a gorgeous sweet vanilla scent with a modern twist. The classic 90s scent is making its own comeback and this time, it's had a modern makeover, making it the ideal fragrance to match any on-trend 90s summer ensemble. The nostalgic scent, which has been re-launched to celebrate Superdrugs 50th anniversary features fruity top notes of apple and peach. The fragrance favourite has been reformulated to include real perfume oils, giving it a fresh modern update and making it the perfect quality for an on-the-go boost that will last for hours. Redesigned by internationally renowned fragrance experts, including the nose of Dior and Calvin Klein, the entire Impulse collection features twelve designer fragrances, for every occasion, mood or style. The high quality scents contain real perfume oils ensuring your scent lasts well into the evening. Impulse Vanilla Kisses is available exclusively at Superdrug, RRP £1.99*, for a limited time. If you were and still are a fan of Vanilla Kisses I would snatch one up whilst you can, for £1.99 you can't go wrong! 

I hope you all enjoyed this post! I would love to know what you think of the outfit I put together and how you would style your very own 90s look! If you do like my look I would love you forever if you headed over to my Instagram (@SophiaMeola) and gave my entry a like! Like always lovelies, if you have any questions, requests or if you just want a chat you can contact me on my social media or leave me a comment below. I love hearing from you all and I make sure to read every single comment…they really make my day!

Lots of Love
*PR Sample


  1. love your outfit! I want that shirt from Topshop :) I really enjoyed doing this 90s outfit challenge.


  2. OMG, Vanilla Kisses was the scent we all wore, that takes me back (and makes me feel equally very old) ... I still now love everything vanilla scented. xx

  3. I love this outfit, and oh impulse, haven't bought one in ages but they're so nice :)

    Sophie x

  4. Those jeans look fab from Primark and I love that cropped top from Topshop too. 90s kids knew how to dress :)

  5. Love your outfit! Took me back to the 90's :D

    Pink Frenzy

  6. What a lovely shirt!! You look great :)

  7. I have to admit, this is one of the first times I have seen you out of a dress or skirt haha! You look gorgeous! x

  8. Wow, this post has given me a massive amount of 90s nostalgia! Impulse Vanilla Kisses was the only scent worth wearing back in the day! Charlie x

  9. The good ol' 90's. Our Era! Great post xx

  10. Omg, dibdabs - I haven't had those in sooo long! Great blog, glad I found it :) x

  11. I've been craving for that Topshop crop-top since the first time I saw it in Stockholm!

  12. I love Impulse's stuff! You look fabulous!
    You have a great blog and a new follower! :)

  13. Great blog by great beauty!!!!! People will love this blog.



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