Sunday, May 29, 2016

Outfit: May 20th - Khaki Pants

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Primark Black Lace Up


These trousers are new. They were actually a birthday present from my sister, which was over a month ago now, but I am only just now getting around to wearing them. The aforementioned change in work has meant that I haven’t had the opportunity to wear slightly more casual pants before now. But last Friday seemed like the perfect time. I only have one other item (a t shirt) in this olive green colour so I’m looking forward to mixing it in with other pieces in my wardrobe.

The trousers themselves are from the F+F range at Tesco and they came in a variety of colours – burgundy, blue, black and perhaps one other, I can’t remember. White maybe? They are super soft and super stretchy but the thing that attracted me to them was the zips and the fact that they weren’t jeans. I definitely don’t need any more jeans in my closet (shh, I didn’t say that!).

Cardi – New Look Tall
Top – Primark
Trousers – F+F at Tesco (gifted)
Shoes – Primark
Necklace – Primark

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Outfit: May 18th - Grey Dress, Red Shoes

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Georgia Rose red patent flats


After a week or more of lovely, sunny weather (which was actually fairly warm too), we awoke to rain. I had planned to put navy accessories with this dress as I love the combination of grey and navy, but the weather forced me to switch to patent leather shoes (all my navy flats are fabric), so I change my navy shrug for a black one and added my red beads.

Dress - Dorothy Perkins Tall
Shrug - Long Tall Sally
Shoes - Georgia Rose (c/o Sarenza)
Necklace - M&S (gifted)


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Monday, May 23, 2016

Outfit: May 17th - Black and White

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Silver flats


As you may have noticed from my recent outfit posts I've had to smarten up my act when it comes to work clothes. This is due to a change in my job and the fact that I'm no longer in an office where every day is casual Friday. Boo. I liked having the option to wear jeans each day if I felt like it. However, wearing jeans on a daily basis meant that some many of my dresses and skirts were getting neglected so at least they're in rotation again now.

Top - H&M
Skirt - Primark
Shoes - c/o Sarenza
Necklace - gifted


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Saturday, May 21, 2016

Outfit: May 16th - Mismatched Suit

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Magrit Navy


So the up side to not taking photos for a week or so means that I have almost caught myself up with posting, but that I don't have content scheduled very far in advance so I won't be able to take another extended break. Gah.

This outfit was a mismatched suit, comprising of a jacket that I've had for many years, paired with a pair of pants I bought recently. They're not designed to be cropped really, but that's what Next's long length will look like on a girl who's 5'11". They'll be ideal for the spring/summmer and early autumn. The colour match is much further out than these photos make it look, but I quite liked that.

Jacket - Long Tall Sally (eBay)
Top - Primark
Trousers - Next
Shoes - Magrit (outlet mall)
Necklace - Scope


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Monday, May 16, 2016

Outfit: May 2nd - That Sweater Again (with Distressed Jeans and Converse)

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Converse-ALL-STAR-CORE-OX


Yes, it's that sweater again. No, I'm not sorry. I don't own anything else this oversized, but for some reason I'm loving it! It's just so easy to throw on over jeans and well, it has stripes. The sun finally decided to show its face on Bank Holiday Monday so I dug out my pale wash distressed jeans for their first wearing this year. Converse pumps were a casual way to finish the outfit.

Sweater - Primark (gifted)
Jeans - Primark (gifted)
Converse - c/o Sarenza
Silver necklace - gifted
Heart necklace - Scope


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Outfit: May 1st - Rainy Sunday

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Georgia Rose silver camo flats


May 1st dawned sunny but a little chilly, then it went downhill rapidly and rained most of the day. I was on Sunday school duty so I didn't mind too much. In the afternoon I headed over to my hometown to visit a school friend. It may not have been that warm, but my mint green sweater was spring-like and this scarf always brightens everything up. I took some shots of my jacket too. I got it for Christmas and it's awesome, but it's only this past few days that I've been wearing it as it hasn't been warm enough.

Sweater - Long Tall Sally (sale)
Jeans - Primark
Shoes - c/o Sarenza
Scarf - H&M
Jacket - Tall Girls (gifted)


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