Oh, HEYYYYY sun. When I see your rays a-shining I often dream of prancing around town in nothing but an oversized t-shirt. This weekend, I finally gave myself permission. Behold, an outfit post that can only be called an outfit post thanks to some snazzy accessorising.
What I Wore:
Old ‘The Muppets’ t-shirt from Junk Food
Brown chain clutch from Kzeniya (similar here)
Wedged boots from Buffalo (similar here)
Pearl sunglasses from Missguided
A classy pair of old socks
There are certain textures and colours that seem to spark my little lovechildren into overdrive. This means you will always see me giggling like I have stumbled upon two tiny unicorns if I am in silk or purple. Even more so with both.
What I Wore:
Purple H&M silk printed peplum top (similar here)
Printed black jeans (similar here)
ASOS Peace Platforms
Earlier this week I decided to embrace my natural curl and finger-wrap my damp hair before bed in the evening. The following morning I woke up looking like Shirley Temple. Forgoing my daily uniform of dresses (crazy curls + dresses + pale skin = every person I meet calling me a ‘doll’ or ‘Lolita’), I decided to balance it out by colour-blocking some peg trousers to my heels and throwing on some serious spikes.
What I Wore:
White ASOS premium slim peg trousers (similar here)
White heels from Christian Louboutin (similar here)
Boxy spiked denim shirt (similar here)
One ‘trick’ that is constantly recycled in my wardrobe is the nipped-in waist. I may have too many curves and too little height to rock a lot of trends, but I am fortunate to have a waist that begs for Corlette. The London-based luxury accessories brand specializes in hand made corset-style leather fashion belts and, frankly, does them better than anyone else. Because the brand was founded on the 18th century principle that a woman should always leave the house with a corset and gloves, Corlette have managed to create a full collection of pieces destined to become wardrobe staples.
What I Wore: (top to bottom)
Corlette (worn back-to-front)
M&S recently invited me to take a look through their lovely dresses and pick one to style in three different ways for the holiday season. Thankful for their great stock of petite choices, I quickly settled on the petite slash neck devore spotted dress. Cut just above the knee with with ruching at the waist, it is the perfect choice for ladies (like me) that have an hourglass shape and like to accentuate their curves.
Look One – Lunch with friends:
I find adding a warm colour into the mix helps make an outfit feel more ‘casual’, so for a lunch date with friends I opted to link in a brown. Adding heavy brown booties with a wedge, I completed the look by tying a brown and cream scarf around my waist a few times.
Look Two – Party Dress:
Sparkles are obviously on the menu here. By adding a sparkly statement necklace that mimicked the texture of the dress, my super-bright pair of red glitter heels are able to be a ‘colour pop’ while complimenting the neck bling perfectly.
Look Three – Weekend in Milan:
You may not have plane tickets in hand, but you can still pretend you’re pounding the pavement of the Via Dante district by adding two important accessories: an oversized hat and boots. Do it wide-brimmed and over-the-kneed: bigger is better in both cases.