Sunday, 19 October 2014

AUTUMN INSPIRATION



 

It's got to that time again where I need a little bit of a fashion inspiration pick me up. The autumn/ winter colour palettes all over my favourite shops are making me want to squeeze my bank balance dry (must refrain, MUST REFRAIN) and don't even get me started on Alexander Wang for H&M's collection (that 3D print grey sweater; SWOON).

This autumn/ winter I'm feeling the low, messy knotted buns, grey on grey cashmere and oversized chunky roll necks layered over leathered skirts. Oh, and I cannot forgot a pair of lethally pointed kicks. The sharper the point, the better.




Friday, 17 October 2014

BIRTHDAY BOOTZ

GESTUZ FEDORA FROM FLANNELS// TOPSHOP TOP// DIY RIPPED NEXT JEANS// M&S LIMITED EDITION BOOTS// URBAN OUTFITTERS BAG

I have been rather spoiled for my birthday this week by my boyfriend, friends and family (you're the best! No truly, you are). I was desperate to blog these red pointed boots from the M&S Limited Edition Collection that my housemates bought for me. Admittedly, I drunkingly cried with happiness when I opened them (I didn't believe this until I was shown evidence of it the next morning on my housemates Instagram).  They are the brightest and happiest pair of boots I have ever owned and (wait for this) they are SO comfy! Finally, I am blogging about a comfy pair of shoes. Thank you, to the wonderfully generous people who are in my life! You made my birthday the bestest-estest birthday ever -insert love heart kissing emoji-.

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This song reminds me of my wonderful birthday night. Cue Madonna in the 80's:

Saturday, 11 October 2014

DRESS LIKE A MAN. ALWAYS.

H&M COAT// ZARA DENIM SHIRT// COS SCARF// PRIMARK SHOES & TROUSERS

I had a lovely little blogging day with my housemate (and fellow fashion blogger) Libby in Leeds today. I found some fab photo opportunities (such as 'King Henry' the dog; it's almost like he was ready for his close up) and a magazine shop called 'Village' inside the Corn Exchange. The Corn Exchange is one of my favourite places to visit in Leeds; not only is it beautiful inside and out, it is home to some amazing and quirky shops.

Since buying this H&M coat, I haven't been able to take it off. It has that perfect manly oversized feel which makes me want to pair it up with more oversized garments and chunky soled shoes until I well and truly look like a, well.....very small man.



Thursday, 9 October 2014

WEDNESDAY VS. THURSDAY: COATS

OUTFIT 1: H&M COAT (£24.99!!)// ZARA TOP// TOPSHOP JEANS// ASOS SHOES
OUTFIT2: H&M COAT// PRIMARK ROLL NECK// PRIMARK TROUSERS// REEBOK TRAINERS

Just a quick update of what I have been wearing this week. It's been SO cold in Leeds for the last few days (I'm currently writing this post underneath layers of blankets) which means one thing: I can finally put my coat collection to good use!

I am the first one to admit that my coat collection is getting slightly out of control. Having said this, I can justify my reasoning:

Coats are the the most crucial part to any autumn and winter outfit (which is slightly obvious for their functional sense). When the cold weather hits me like a tonne of bricks (as it did to me this week), my CBA attitude kicks in and I'm just reaching out for any outfit thats close to my bed and saves me from that dreaded cold run from my bed to my wardrobe.

I feel you can get away with wearing that same cosy go-to outfit by switching up your outerwear. No-one will ever know a thang.




Saturday, 4 October 2014

NO PAIN, NO GAIN.


ASOS SUNGLASSES// CHARITY SHOP JUMPER// VINTAGE LACE DRESS// ZARA SHOES// H&M BAG

I have been getting a lot of stick from my housemates lately for the amount of roll necks I have seemed to acquired over last few weeks. As I previously discussed a couple of posts ago, my insatiable appetite for roll necks is growing thick and fast. The thicker and more oversized the better. I always have a browse around the charity shops for thick oversized knits, cause more often than not you are getting a good quality item for a purse friendly price. A win-win situation.

Ahh my new Zara pumps, I am so in love but my gosh, they are painful (I find this is the case with all Zara shoes, does anyone agree?). When it comes to buying pretty but painful shoes (the majority of my shoe collection) I have the mind set of: "no pain, no gain".