Red Leather

You have no idea how long I was looking for a red leather jacket for!

New Look – Red Leather Jacket €49.99

I used to never wear red, hated the colour and now I love it.. I fell in love with the jacket Michael Jackson wore and had to have one. Its a nice twist with a colour and far away from black. As I wear too much black it is nice to have a colour to make it pop.

michael jackson red leather

If your like me and love a red leather jacket, here are a few outfit ideas (from pinterest);


Top Christmas Movies!

Cocoa on a cold winter's night. ^_^:

I find sitting down next to the tree, wrapped up with a big mug of sugary tea and chocolate to watch a Christmas movie is the perfect way to get into the festive spirit! To help you with your holiday movie marathon I have listed my fav movies to watch at Christmas.

  • The Grinch
  • Home Alone 1 & 2 (The 3rd was just awful!)
  • Elf
  • The Holiday
  • Muppets Christmas Carol
  • Jingle all the way
  • The santa clause 1,2&3
  • The polar express
  • A Christmas carol
  • Miracle on 34th street
  • Love actually
  • Fred claus
  • The nightmare before Christmas

Christmas+Eve+traditions: Keep the tree elegant & simple || Image courtesy of Amara:

What is your favourite Christmas movie?


Time To Buy Christmas Clothes!

Its December 🙂

Which means its time to buy a Christmas item of clothing. I thought I would round up my favourite bits from online! Handy for people for work, Christmas day or if you are doing 12 pubs. If your looking for cheeky, cute, sparkle or old fashioned… I have you sorted!



Eva Merry Christmas Ya Filthy Animal Jumper
Here! €20
Here! €24
Here! €15.60


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Here! €27.12


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here! €23.57


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Here! €35.39


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Here! €23.57


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Here! €23.57


Christmas Pudding Black Oversized Nightshirt Image 1
Here! €16.80


Reindeer Onesie Image 1
Here! €30.80













Christmas Gift Guide

Its Christmas time!

DIY Gold Leaf Painted Ornaments by Sweetest Occasion and other great DIY holiday decor:

This is one of my favourite times of the year, I turn into a big child haha. You have probably seen some of these posts floating around the blogland the last week or so and I love looking at everyones to get new ideas for presents. Buying gifts can be stressful or enjoyable for people. I enjoy it 🙂 I think the men in our lifes are the hardest as they are not easy to buy for! I have chosen items ranging to be suitable for all budgets and people to add to my gift guide.




Here are a few ideas I put together:






Hopefully this has giving you some inspiration and an idea for presents. You could also surprise either with a weekend away, a holiday, vouchers for somewhere they love even a spa day. If there is anything else you would like me to blog about please let me know 🙂 You can catch me on snapchat (lyannehennessy), Instagram (lyannehennessy_blogger) and facebook (beauty and the brunette).


Thanks for reading!

        Until Next Time… Lyanne x

Crazy about Donuts!!

Last week myself and my boyfriend took a trip to Limerick for a few days. We came across this cool donut & coffee shop! Now I couldn’t pass without getting a donut, I just love them!


Funky Donut & Co is located at 74 little Catherine Street. When I walked in I was just drooling over the donuts, there was such a selection such as; Rolo, Glazed,Homer Simpson & Cookie Monster. We went twice while we were there and I was very indecisive about which one to get in the end we choose Cookies & Cream, Oreo and Dime. My favourite was the Dime bar one! And if one donut doesn’t do, they have 4 for €10, 6 for €15 and 12 for €25. We went for the €5 which is 1 donut and drink, and we got White Hot Chocolate. I think I will be taking more trips to Limerick.

Check out Funky Donuts here.


Blathnaid Murphy Masterclass.

Before I start I think everybody knows who Blathnaid Murphy is… and if you don’t WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN!!! I love this girl so much she is such an amazing and talented girl for 20 years old! She is by far my favourite Irish makeup artist. When I want inspiration for a makeup look Blathnaid is the first I go to. When I heard she was coming to Waterford for a Masterclass I needed to be there.. I was willing to camp outside for tickets, I wanted them so much.


Continue reading “Blathnaid Murphy Masterclass.”

Crushin’ on Sarah Ashcroft!

This months favourite blogger/youtuber is British girl Sarah Ashcroft aka That Pommie Girl who is a gorgeous fashion blogger. I have been following Sarah for about 2 years now and l am obsessing over everything from her clothes, makeup, hair and her shoe collection!

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Her outfits are perfectly put together, co-ordinated well but with an edgy twist. She is a self-confessed shopaholic and loves blogging because it’s the perfect opportunity to “show off my clothes that hardly ever see the light of day“. This girl can never do wrong shes fabulous! She is my blogging goal can I just be her already!

Check her out on Instagram  Blog   Youtube

Snapchat: sarah_ashcroft