current faves // 2



  • MELODRAMA (yeah I know it came our ages ago but still what a banging album)
  • The Wombats (still my all time baes – jump into the fog is my current favourite)
  • Lana del Rey (don’t like all the songs on her new album but Cherry is a tune)
  • Katy Perry (randomly making a comeback on my playlist, shoutout to my sister for that)
  •  Sundara Karma (just starting to really appreciate them hm)


  • Big Little Lies (mainly just love Zoe Kravitz but there ya go)
  • Game of Thrones (very late to the party – I’m just starting season 3)
  • Fresh Meat (not about meat I promise, it’s hilarious) 
  • Roman Holiday (CLASSIC)
  • Ella Snyder (want to be her ngl)
  • Hi I’m Mimi (what a cutie)


  • The Basic Eight – Daniel Handler (I freaking love this book it’s my new favourite)
  • Never Let Me Go – Kazuo Ishiguro (actually read this for school but hey I like it) 
  • His Dark Materials series – Philip Pullman (these have been my fave forever and there’s a new spin off coming out yayyy)
  • The Silver Pigs etc. – Lindsey Davis (shh I’m a classics nerd)


  • Hoop earrings (I used to be so against them but now I wear them every day)
  • Off the shoulder tops (aka my one favourite blue and white top)
  • Denim skirts (how did I live before I bought one of these??)
  • Silver bangles (I bought a really pretty one in France)
  • Tote bags (shoutout to Bethany for getting me a cute cactus tote for my birthday last year)


  • Peaches (love you Tesco for selling these for 49p a bag)
  • Toast (new found appreciation??)
  • Jam (Damson. On aforementioned toast)
  • Lemon lollies (SUMMER IN A FOOD)
  • Sundried tomatoes (idk they’re bomb)
  • Chickpea curry (I might post my recipe to this when I make it photo worthy because it’s so good)


  • Kayaking (random new hobby)
  • @anyaosi on Instagram (cutest drawings ever??)
  • Multicoloured eyeshadow (I can’t do it but one of my best friends can and I appreciate it) 
  • Ivy (looks aesthetic af on European buildings)
  • Sunsets (seen some cute ones lately)

Anyway that’s my fave things at the moment and plz tell me some of yours because I am always interested !!

xo Ella

current faves // 2

books to read this summer

The Secret History by Donna Tartt – mythology, murder and crazy rich kids

The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater – friendship, quirkiness and dead Welsh kings

How to be Parisian by Sophie Mas (etc.) – Vogue pictures, dreaminess and tongue in cheek frenchisms

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald – sparkles, champagne and forbidden love 

All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven – life, death and poetic adventures

You Deserve Nothing by Alexander Maksik – a whole lot of secrets in Paris

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George – healing, heartbreak and literature based journeys (spiritual and physical)

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart – family, luxury and deadly lies

Soo there we go – a comprehensive list of fabulous books to get you through lazy days on the beach or long road trips to adventure – have fun!!

What are your favourite summer books?

xo Ella

(ps can you tell I’m obsessed with France??)

books to read this summer

current faves

Soooo this is just a collection of things I really like atm and they’re all amazing and y’all should try them too ayyyy….. yeah anyway so:

Music: (full playlist to come…)

  • Two Door Cinema Club
  • Frank Ocean
  • Lana del Rey (queeeen)
  • Bad Suns
  • The 1975
  • The Wombats (actual babes)


  • An Education (aestheticsss)
  • Riverdale (so much drama)
  • Mary Bordelon (yt)
  • Freya Haley (yt)
  • Bonny Rebecca (yt)


  • White button ups
  • Sheer tops
  • Silk scarves
  • Messy ringlets


  • Avocado with everything
  • Hummus also with everything
  • Nectarines
  • Smoothies (especially raspberry)
  • Frozen sweetcorn (thE best,, tastes like sweets)


  • The Raven Cycle by Maggie Stiefvater
  • The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George
  • Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins (sounds cheesy but actually lovely)
  • Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas (even if you don’t like fantasy try this it’s amazing)


  • French because I want to be french
  • Healthy watered cacti
  • Greek mythology (my aesthetic).
  • Dog walks
  • Sketching (even though I’m bad)



xo ella




current faves