Coat: Topshop (via Roman Road Market), Top: ASOS, Body (underneath): Topshop, Jeans: H&M & Hat: H&M
Triple colour nails - branching out!
Coat: as before, Shirt: Zara, Skirt: Primark & Bag: Primark
Today my parents launched their new business - a perfect opportunity to play grown up and dress up smart (and showcase this new coat)! Apologies that the coat looks black in the second set of photos, it is as you can see in the first a lovely midnight blue. I just got in and I'm knackered so not going to say more...this is what I wore today (paisley - yum) and tonight!
It was dreary and rainy today so I decided to counter this by adding some colour and neon to my outfit. I loveeee this jacket, unfortunately it doesn't actually belong to me, it belongs to my flatmate..ahh the joys of living with friends whose wardrobes become your wardrobe! Boucle with an edge and denim to give it a bit of androgyny, I wanted to avoid looking too smart, too done. Did end up getting totally soaked in the rain though...
Jacket: MuuBaa, Shirt: Primark (flatmates!), Breton: H&M, Trousers: Topshop via eBay, Bag: Roman Road & All jewellery: eBay.
Today I enjoyed the opportunity given with cold weather of layering up and wearing lots of clothes! The two exciting items for me are these trousers I found on eBay, loving the autumnal yet bright print and THE BAG. There is this market near where I live in Mile end that has lot's of wholesale items from high street shops at seriously reduced prices - this bag was a mere £18, making for a very happy Kate.
Here are some wonderfully fashionable ladies whose style has inspired me recently. I really love streetstyle blogs, they are the ones I check the most! All the pictures here are as I said from stockholm streetsyle, partly because it's a great blog and also because very kindly I am able to use the pictures. Others I would recommend include: The Sartorialist, Jak & Jil Blog, The Neighbourhood Watch, Street Peeper and The Street Fashion 5x Pro.
Moving on, I have titled this post ' Everything I Love' as these pictures encapsulate much of what I love about fashion, my favourite things within it: Pattern, Leather (that shirt!!) and a bit of a mash up, an unexpected combination (lady numero 4). Beautiful dedicated looks - yum.
Jacket: MuuBaa, T-shirt: New Look, Belt: Primark & Jeans: Gap (dyed navy)
Trying out the old flares again today, giving them a bit of a grunge touch with studs and my old trusty wolf tee. Manage to steer clear of too much reminiscence of my teenage years by sticking to a retro feel, high waisted pair... anyone back in the game of flared denim? How do you wear yours?
Ok so I really admire the nail artists, but I didin't think I had the patience, resources or skill to be able to triumph in that particular area. But I thought I'd give it a go and this is my first attempt - a bit of an art deco inspired attempt of colours and triangles...yes its a little uneven, smudged and since this picture I went to bed and somehow smudged it more (?!). Hopefully take two will be even better!
p.s. Yes I agree my hands look mammoth here, but they are normal sized - honest!
Dress: New Look via eBay, Hat: H&M, Bag: Primark & Ring: ASOS
It was my friends birthday on saturday night and I wore this little dark green sequin number. I bought it aaages ago but didn't feel it was wearable until autumn (the length needs tights to preserve decency I feel!). It is a little on the short side, but I had to have it as it exhibits one of my favourite features that any dress can possess: a low back. All sensual sexy pieces would have it if I had my way, its the only low cut I ever want. I kept the rest of the outfit simple with blacks, retro feel make-up and gold details. Despite that I did want to keep it interesting with a mixture of textures, cue my favourite material - leather...which I also feels toughens it up and makes the look less obvious. Bring on the christmas parties....
Today was my mums birthday and we had the best afternoon and evening of celebration. We went to a photographic exhibition at the National History Museum which was the most incredible wildlife photography, then drinks and then to this incredible tapas bar on Marelybone High Street. Lots of delicious food and giggles...Anyway, I wanted to wear this skirt I bought on eBay a couple of weeks ago - happily embracing the Baroque, Jaquard trend. I really didn't think it would be possible to wear it during the day time, but I think keeping it simple with this nude jumper, toughening it up with studded boots and a biker really worked, then adding these vintage art deco earrings gave it the evening edge. Hope everyone had a happy weekend.
Perfect warm and comfortable outfit for days spent wondering around markets and going to cafes for cups of tea. In love with these jeans which are a wonderful purple/oxblood colour. Denim that is a little more exciting.
Finally a post! This is about as sporty as I get - sporty, zippy, green skirt. Crazy necklace - check, gothic feel lips - check and flatforms - check. All those checks make me happy. Also I managed vaguely interesting nails without smudging them! Must go as off for drinks - yes friday!