Tuesday, 27 September 2016

Transitioning Your Wardrobe For Autumn

After a slightly unexpected, prolonged summer it is clear that autumn is finally starting to show itself, the weather has suddenly got a lot colder and wetter over the last few weeks so we are all starting to think about getting out our winter wardrobe - but it's not quite time to get your wooly coat out just yet. One of my favourite things about winter is being able to wear your favourite jumpers without having to cover them up with a coat, so it's certainly about making the most of this in between weather. I have too many sweatshirts and jumpers to count but this is the time I will be getting them out to wear just with a pair of jeans or if the sun decides to ever show it's face again maybe even with skirt or cropped culottes, you never know! This Topshop sweatshirt was a sale bargain I got a few months back but is still available online in petite (pair with some high waisted trousers and your good to go!) and is a favourite of my sweatshirt collection. I paired it with some loose wide leg trousers and my trusty Public Desire camel creepers.

Jumper - Topshop
Trousers - H&M (sale) 
Shoes - Public Desire 
Sunglasses & Belt - Primark
Bag - New Look (old)


What's your favourite staple piece for autumn?


Monday, 5 September 2016

How To Dress Like Rachel From Friends

Even though Friends finished 12 years ago (something that I have sadly had to come to terms with) we will all admit we watch those episodes over and over again and somehow they never seem to get boring. One thing of many things I have always loved about Friends is the fashion inspiration it gives. 90's fashion is probably one of my ultimate inspirations when it comes to my own personal style, so everything they are wearing in the early series falls under this category pretty aptly. Rachel in particular is someone I have always loved in terms of her personal style, for me my favourites were in the early 90's series... I know, shocking right?!
She is someone I have always thought of when it comes to a 'celebrity' or 'iconic' inspiration in fashion and I'm sure I am not alone in this after pictures of her famous Friends outfits are still constantly shown even 12 years on. Here I've put together a few little inspiration shopping boards on some of my favourite Rachel outfits...








Pretty clear that trends come back around hey?!


Thursday, 25 August 2016

Bardot Tops and Khaki Culottes

Two of this season's top trends that I never thought I would turn to have now created one of my favourite outfits...
When the culottes trend came into fashion I just couldn't get my head around them suiting me, I did love them on other people but I just felt I didn't have the guts to go out in them as I wasn't sure I could pull them off. It took me a long time to get into these but once I did, its safe to say that I have never looked back. I am so obsessed with culottes or just mid length wide leg trousers of any sort, they are so flattering and I am beginning to love anything loose fitting and over sized more and more recently. This particular pair were a complete steal at just £9.99! Yes, I'm not lying, I was so shocked at this when I read the label. They are elasticated at the waist so super comfortable as well as my favourite colour of the moment, khaki. New Look, you are winning. Another trend I wouldn't of seen myself wearing would be the bardot top, but again the more I saw them styled up and worn, the more I loved this silhouette and shape. Yet again another bargain (am I getting predictable yet!?) from Primark this time, I will certainly still be wearing this stripe shirt into the autumn months...

Stripe Bardot Shirt - Primark (similar here)
Boots - Public Desire
 Necklace - Accessorize (old)

Which trends do you love now that you never thought you'd wear?

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Friday, 19 August 2016

Why Stripes Should Be A Staple In Your Wardrobe

Stripes have been a huge trend this season, so much so that I don't think they are going anywhere any time soon. Having always been a lover of stripes I think they are such a great staple in a girls wardrobe, they are a simple and basic way of spicing up an outfit without too much thought or effort needing to go into it! If you're not too adventurous when it comes to pattern and texture in your clothes then I think stripes can be the next be thing for those people that are wanting to come out of going for minimal colours and shapes. This dress was a little Zara sale bargain I picked up, I actually ended up wearing it on holiday as a bikini cover up as it's so easy to just throw on, but I loved it because of it's simple shape it can be worn in a variety of ways. I have seen so many bloggers rock the stripes trend over the summer - I think that has definitely been reflected into my wardrobe and my recent purchases!

Dress - Zara (sold out)
Sunglasses - Primark 

Whatever shape or style, I think a striped dress is definitely a much needed piece that can be worn in a variety of ways for various occasions. After browsing Asos, I found so many of these that I loved so I've put together a wishlist...

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