Lifestyle | Leavers Ball 2016

As I rambled on about in my last post, last Friday brought the day on my leavers ball. Prom; Ball; Dance; whatever you want to call it. To me, the term 'prom' creates ideas of your typical American event in the school sports hall when the punch is spiked and heaven forbid a young lady attend without a man to escort her. It also makes me think of your average UK year 11 end of year event when the fake tan is plentiful and (in some cases) dresses big enough to clothe a small family. Neither of which conjure up the idea of a classy event that acts as last goodbye to your classmates of the past seven years so for the purpose of this post lets call it a ball shall we? How very Disney-like.

The week leading up to the big day was full of pampering. Nails, hair, makeup; the whole shebang. I won't delve too much into the details of these things, having explored them in my last post, but having such an event penciled in on my calendar provided such a wonderful excuse for a bit of me time, post exam period.
On the day itself, just before the clock struck six I was greeted by my nearest and dearest for a bit of a pre-event celebration; cue a bit of bubbly and a photoshoot. It was amazing to have my loved ones there to enjoy the occasion with me and to see me off as I headed on over to the last big do of my school career.

I simply adore all of the photos taken pre-ball. So many beautiful snaps of me and some of the most important people in my life, with a couple of candid 'please help my heels are sinking into the grass' shots here and there. I'll be honest, I took great enjoyment looking through them at 3am the following morning when my slightly tipsy self arrived home.

In regards to the event itself, I sort of think that with this kind of thing, pictures speak louder than any words could. Therefore, I'm going to hush and leave you to explore the night through the means of photos. Before I provide you with a bit of peace I would like to reference the quality of the photos from the night. Whilst the initial photos were of course taken with my trusty DSLR (by someone who is less familiar with how to use it than myself, but beggers can't be choosers), the rest of the night was snapped via my iPhone camera. I do however believe that this adds to the feel of the post. What would a post on such an event be without tipsy selfies and what not?

All in all, I had a wonderful night closing this chapter of my life. It felt rather strange knowing this was the last time we'd all be in a room together but every last minute of it was definitely enjoyed. As dreadfully soppy as it sounds I've made friends for life over the past seven years and I sure am going to miss seeing them all on a daily basis. But these are the kinds of people I can see making a further impression on my life as it progresses so it's not goodbye just yet.


  1. Looks like you had a lovely time, you look lovely!

    1. Thank you! It was a wonderful evening. Have a great weekend x

  2. You look gorgeous Chloe, it looks (and sounds) like you had a wonderful time!
    Kayla |