THE TEEN LIFE TEAM

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THE TEEN LIFE TEAM:

Rachel: Bubbly teen (17) likes sports, friends, Sims, music, fashion, perfume, walking the dog with my Dad and Life!

Sophie: Stylish teen (19) who likes fashion, parties, sleepovers, movies, books, music, blading and lots of friends!

Liz: Fun Mom and Stylist, who likes travel, accessories, friendships, home life, books, flowers and style of all kinds.

Polly: Adorable dog (4) who loves food, food, food, cuddles, slow walks, food and anybody elses food too!

Saturday, September 22, 2012

DEBUTANTE BALL (DEBS TO YOU AND ME)!


Sophie's Dress

The exams are over, the results are out - your place in college allocated.....you may even have started your course and THEN....there's the DEBS to look forward to!  Find a MAN!  Find the DRESS!  The pressure is on.  Then the night arrives.....Will your dress be right?  Will someone be wearing the same dress?  Will your shoes hurt?  Will HE arrive?

Well on Thursday it was Sophie's Debs and here are some of Sophie's pictures...... IT WAS GREAT!

All the girls looked amazing, in a wonderful selection of colours.  Each girl picked the dress that suited them perfectly and we hope everyone had a great night.

Sophie and Matt

Sophie's dress was created on a strict budget, we purchased a dress from TK Maxx, added a net fishtail, with silver and black satin lining, with black suede look shoes from Penneys and a diamante bag from Penneys too, the whole ensemble cost less than €100.

Wednesday, August 1, 2012

HAPPY 2ND BIRTHDAY TEEN LIFE AND STYLE!

Rach here - can't believe it's two years today since we launched this little blog site and we have had so many views.  When I flick through the posts it is like travelling backwards in time.  It has been a great experience and.....just might have landed me my first little job so......thanks Mom and thanks Soph for all the fun times we've had putting the blogs together and all the plans we have for the future.

Thanks to our readers and followers on Facebook.  Keep spreading the word for us please.  We have had 18,000+ views from all of the world.

XXXXXXX    Rachel, Sophie, Liz and Pollydog XXXXXXXX

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

MUSIC SHARE

 I love this new song from David Guetta featuring Chris Brown and Lil Wayne..
I can't wait to see David Guetta live in August! It's going to be brilliant!



Thursday, June 14, 2012

Katy Perry- 3D MOVIE!



Have you heard that the pop sensation Katy Perry (Kate Hudson) has created a movie of all her previous events. Cameras have spent the whole year following her engagements. The movie is in 3D.
 We get to see the behind the scenes footage. We get to know Katy's family more as they speak behind the scenes at her concerts and events. The movie is set to be released early July. But! We've got a sneak peek of the movie below! Check it out!




MUSIC SHARE

I've been listening to this non stop.. it's a bit different to his previous songs but I love it! Have a listen....









Wednesday, June 13, 2012

REMEMBER MARY KATE AND ASHLEY?

The Olsen Twins aka Mary Kate and Ashley turn 26 today.  Sophie and I grew up, watching them grow up through all their different stages, fashion moods, movies, body sizes and anything else we could pick up in the teen mags.

Our fav movie EVER - 'Passport to Paris' - we thought they were SOOO cool, travelling to Paris, meeting the BOYS and also the SHOPPING.  Think we will have to revisit this movie when Sophie's exams are over tomorrow.

So here's a taster -

Feel free to share to MK & A moments with us on Facebook and......


(picture via Covetique)

Whatya think of the hair colouring girls?  Could you be tempted for Summer?

Glad to be back blogging!

Rach

Sunday, May 27, 2012

BIRTHDAY WEZZ PREPARATIONS

It was great to have my friends over before Wezz to celebrate my 17th Birthday.  Looking good girls and......thanks for my pressie!


Friday, May 25, 2012

A COOL FASHION EVENT FOR CHARITY

When we heard about Mia's fashion event, we just had to go along.  Mia is raising money for Crumlin Children's Hospital, supported by the fashion industry here in Ireland.  The event just happened to be on my 17th Birthday, so Mum, Sophie and me went along to see the style.

We were so impressed with Mia's designs and the fact that all the designers were supporting her idea.  We saw some really beautiful clothes and had a great evening.  The photos tell the story.


Sister Style!



Thursday, May 24, 2012

SOPHIE'S GRADUATION (BYE BYE UNIFORM)


Life is a series of beginnings and endings.  Tonight was Sophie's graduation from Secondary School - just the exam left to do now and then no more uniform!

Sad to say goodbye - the years have passed so quickly - but great to think about all the possibilities for all of us as we make our future choices.  FRIENDS FOREVER! girls.  Will miss you all.

Rachel here - it will be so strange to go to school without my big sister - she has always been there for me - but can't believe I'm going into 5th year now and my graduation is only 2 years away.  Yaaaay.

Friday, May 18, 2012

WHERE IS SUMMER?

Rachel here  - Just saw this ad on Urban Outfitters, makes me want to hit the shops. Just two more weeks of school and then we are free! Great style from Urban Outfitters.
 



Thursday, April 19, 2012

MUSIC SHARE

Haven't a moment to blog.....but check this one out girls......


Tuesday, March 20, 2012

OUR HAIR AND MAKEUP MAKEOVER

Did we mention that we won (on Facebook) a competition with 'Hair & Makeup by Rachel' to have our hair and makeup done for FREE at home.  We saved the prize for Sophie's pre-Debs night out and had so much fun with Rachel (Cleary) - would you believe - an ex-Cluny girl.....as she showed us some clever hair and makeup tricks of the trade.

Rachel was so much fun and so nice and we would highly recommend her for anyone who wants a makeup lesson.  We will post the link to her Facebook page below.

Anyway, we will let the photos tell the story, but it was a really nice start to a great night out for Sophie and we look forward to having the laughs with the very talented Rachel (Cleary) for another special occasion soon.





Sophie ready to party!



And Rachel Cleary (Hair and Makeup by Rachel) can be contacted via her Facebook page at: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hair-Make-up-by-Rachel/157727377577603?ref=ts



MISSING OUR BLOG - from the desk of Rachel Hickey!

Well girls, today I started my WORK EXPERIENCE.  So lucky to be in a Marketing and PR Company.

I feel that we have really neglected our blog.  Life is busy, and these past few weeks have been really, really busy, with Sophie's Pre-Debs night on the town, Sophie's Mock Exams, getting ready for my Muscial, other Transition Year activities and even hockey practices,  busy weekends, birthday parties and a few nights out too.

 It just shows how quickly time passes and even though I have good intentions, I can neglect something that means so much to me.  Even Paddy's day has passed us by.  So this week, I am going to do two or three blog posts to bring us right up to date.

Hope you had a good Patrick's Day, like we had.  We were so lucky to get a great view of the Parade because our brother has been working on it for two months now. Cluny was very well represented too with our TY Art Students taking part.....  ttyl






Sunday, January 22, 2012

RIHANNA REVISITED

We have been Rihanna fans for quite a while, but we are not sure that the new Rihanna style is better than the Rihanna in the video below.  Her newest video is a bit rough and her personal style and attitude seems to have taken a turn for the worst.

While it is great to see music ions move on and evolve, just sometimes it would be a good idea for them to look back at where they have come from and to continue to keep their best characteristics, song choices and style...

Singing along to Rihanna at her best at this concert in Manchester.......


Thursday, January 19, 2012

Sunday, January 8, 2012

OUR WINTER STYLE

A few people have been asking us about our style over the holidays so just before we go back to school tomorrow - here are a few pictures and a few comments on what we have been wearing.....

CASUAL STYLE:


 Sophie's Style:  In these pictures I am wearing a grey lace top from Zara, black trousers bought from the Avoca sale rail for €10 (down from almost €100 as they needed a repair) and my big splashout - brown suade boots from T K Maxx (bought in the summertime and stored away fro Christmas).  My necklace is last years, but still in fashion.  This is a really comfortable outfit.

Rachel's Style:  I'm wearing black velvet jeans from Zara last year, black shoe boots from New Look in September and a black lace top, with a really nice lacey back feature from Oasis last year.  My belt came free with a pair of trousers.  All of these were just sitting in my wardrobe and I put them together as a new outfit.

 CHRISTMAS STYLE:


 Firstly, we bought our jackets at Bershka's Summer sale and stored them away until Christmas.  The grey jacket is leather and cost only €50.  The black jacket is faux leather and cost a lot less, but looks very good for the price.

On a very tight budget, we set ourselves targets pricewise when we went shopping.

Rachel's lacey top is from Awear and cost €17.50.  It is worn over a black and grey dress worn Christmas 2009 and gave the dress a whole new lease of life.  Her tights are from New Look, as are her cute little lace up shoes.  Her pink and grey heart scarf cost €5 at the Mingle Market.

For a closer look at the details:



 Sophie's dress is one of several we bought from the sale rail in Awear.  It cost €25.  It is a nice day dress with an open back detail, so it needs a top underneath.  Sophie wore a black lacey top she already had.  The dress also looks nice with a long sleeve black lace top underneath.  On another day she wore a brown cardigan from Zara over the dress, which really picked up the colour of her boots.  The dress has a nice bow detail.

Again, a closer look at the details



Everybody says Sophie's boots are like Julia Roberts' boots in the movie Pretty Woman!!!




Now we want to watch the movie!!

Hope our blog inspires you to pick up a few bargains from the end of the sales and put them together with a few clothes you already have - to create new outfits that don't break the bank this new year.





















Sunday, January 1, 2012

HAPPY NEW YEAR 2012

Well Girls....it's here.  A brand new year for all of us to enjoy.  Let's hope it's a good one for all of us.

We are not great on resolutions.... but we love new beginnings.  Today has a feeling that this will be a good year and we can make it good if we decide what we really want and make it happen.

Remembering people we know who really suffered in 2011 and hoping that life will be good for them this New Year.

People have been asking us about our Christmas style....so watch out for a blog very soon and photos too.

We wish all of our followers a very Happy New Year.  May you be happy and healthy.  We have lots of plans..... hope you have too.     Love Sophie and Rachel XX

For your enjoyment..... a few 2011 memories....