Black & Denim

Denim Shirt - Charity Shop (Similar)
Black Skater Skirt - eBay (Originally New Look)
Black Blazer - Primark (Similar
Black Pull On Boots - Primark (Similar
Purple Lipstick in shade “Depraved” - Make Up Revolution 

So if you hadn't noticed I got my nose pierced! Or re-pierced as I used to have it done 2 years ago, and I love it! For anyone who is thinking about doing it, it actually doesn’t hurt as much as you think. The only reason why I took my piercing out before is because I kept losing the studs and playing with it too much. This time I am going to stock up on studs and leave it alone! Although its day 2 and I still can’t stop playing with it! Don’t do what I’m doing! 

I’ve also decided to start telling you guys about what lipstick I’m wearing because I love this colour and have started wearing lipstick pretty much every day now. Its crazy how it just gives you that little confidence boost no matter what colour. 

My outfit today is so simple, a mixture of wardrobe essentials everyone should have and its also very cost effective. Shopping in charity shops is my favourite thing to do because you never know what gems you can find! The best kind are the staple pieces everyone has one too many of and needs to get rid of. 

Like this denim shirt, which only cost £5 when a good quality one would usually set you back around £30/40! My skirt was only £3 from eBay, which is a great place to look for wardrobe essentials, like the black skater. Finally black blazer was only around £15 and my boots were around the same price, also from Primark and both staple pieces for your wardrobe! 

You don’t have to look far for good quality essentials that can be worn over and over and restyled as many ways as you can think!

This will probably be my last post for a while as I have many deadlines looming, will have no time and be stress a la stressed! Also, big thank you to my housemate and bestie Rach for taking these pics, I shall be posting her outfit soon too as she looks fabbity fab. Some of the images are taken on my Canon and the others on her Sony which is why my face looks a little blurry and airbrushed.

 Hope you all had a lovely Easter/Spring Break! 

Luff x


Crushin’ on Crochet

I know its early to start looking at things for summer, but hey, english weather is so unpredictable and looking at the history of sunshine over easter, us brits usually get a couple of days which are worth baring a bit of skin for and right now this is definitely the case! Any glimpse of sun and we are out with our BBQ’s and sun loungers, ridiculous, I know, but I love it! 

Anyway, this trend seems to come round every year and being the ASOS fanatic that I am, I have spotted it cropping up everywhere. Crochet. The knitwear of the summer. I have never really been a fan of the crochet square dress but there seems to be a few coming up which are more subtle than the sassy bright numbers which I am not quite brave enough to wear! 

I spotted this little patterned number by Violet Skye on ASOS and its more of an open crochet so I probably wouldn’t be brave enough to wear just underwear underneath for festival attire but maybe I would just be brave to wear it over a bikini by the pool. I would also wear it with just a strappy cami vest underneath to really make the little hint of colour pop. 

This lovely maxi which is also by Violet Skye comes in black and white and I love the simplistic fishnet quality to it, alike the dress before and most other crochet dresses I would probably wear, as an added layer of texture rather than braving them by themselves. But hey, maybe one day as they do look fabuloso! Yes fabuloso. 

Next on the list of dresses is this summery patchwork number. Its not quite as bright as some of the other ones I’ve seen and it sticks to one sunset-like pink colour palette which is easier to style and amazingly girly. Love it. 

Moving onto crochet tops which are the key item for festival goers and a little bit of a struggle to find if you are slightly larger in the breast department like I am. Tie-up little crops are perfect for us top heavy girls and these two are the perfect little numbers, if the sun ever breaks through the clouds in the UK, or if you are going to a festival in a hot country. The one with the coloured pattern is also by Violet Skye, buy it here! The little black one is available in white too, buy it here

Lastly is this amazing crochet bag which is perfect for summer, just the right size for carrying all your essentials on a summer day and has beautiful detailing. 
(All images courtesy of asos.com)

I don’t know about you but I will definitely be adding a few pieces to my summer wardrobe! 

Hope you like my ASOS selections and make sure to check out the rest of Violet Skye's amazing crochet pieces on their ASOS store! 

Crochet is the way!


The Other Fresh Prince

Carlton T-Shirt - Primark Man (Similar)
Geometric Trousers - New Look (Similar)
Waterfall Duster Coat - Vila @ ASOS (Similar)
Adidas Leopard ZX Flux - Foot Locker (Similar)

My outfit today is a little bit throwback, not just because it has a little nineties vibe but because a few months back I posted an outfit with my Will Smith tee and today I’m posting my Carlton tee, hence the name of my post! I wear this all the time and my friends roll their eyes when i have it on but strangers seem to compliment me. Either way I’m not gonna stop wearing it! 

I thought I might clash a few prints today as well, I decided to bust out another pair of clown trousers, this time its my geometric pattern purple ones, these are so comfy swell which is a bonus. I think the leopard print on my trainers makes them pop perfectly and they are a go to combo for me when I want to be colourful - keeping to my resolution. 

I hope you like my outfit and it gives you the confidence to attempt a print and colour clash too! If I can do it, anyone can! 


BlackJack & A Touch of Sass

First of all, for some reason my GIF won't work, so there isn't one in this post! (Sorry)

Jack Daniels Vest - And Finally @ Topshop
Black Mesh Midi Dress - H&M (Similar)
Pink Coat - River Island (Similar)
Green Fur Stole - Boohoo (Similar)
Nike Air Force 1 Hi - Office

So in my opinion, 2015 is the year of the sass. Everyone is saying it, acting it and being as fierce as the little brunette emoji working that hair flip. For me it doesn't take much, a good mood, an empowering song, or a feel good outfit. One thing that does help is a little bit of fur. All fake of course to avoid a fashion faux pas. 

There is just something about the texture which oozes glamour and you can’t help but feel it when you wear it. You can probably tell by my pictures this week, I got a little to into it but hey, who wants boring ootd pics when you can look this sassy! For a killer combo team a bold lip with your fluffy textures for even more gumption! (thank you Kate Winslet, The Holiday). 

I hope my more playful expressions and body language help you bring out your inner fabulousness. LUFF LUFF. 


My First Pair Of Culottes

Prince of Wales Check Culottes - Boohoo
Long Sleeve Crop - Topshop
Camel Coat - Missguided
Leopard Zip Boots - Pink Soda @ Bank (Similar)
Mock Croc Cross Body Bag - Charity Shop (Similar)

First of all, I'd like to apologise for my weird squinty facial expressions in these pictures, I think it was a mixture of sun in my eyes and maybe trying to channel a moody look, embarrassing I know. SOZ. Oh and also I have tried out a fade effect on my GIF, whaddya think? I know its a little jumpy and not quite right yet, but hey, practice makes perfect right. I'll be GIFted (eheheh) at making these soon. 

I remember watching my mum get ready when I was younger and like most little girls, loving it. Whether it was for work or a night out, I remember her putting on a pair of plain black culottes and being confused as to whether they were shorts or trousers in my fashion naivety. 

I had the same feeling towards them more recently when I saw them reappearing in the street style snaps. But like most trends I have been won over and now own a pair! I love that these are wide leg and could be mistaken as a skirt. SURPRISE! 

Anyway, I hope you like how I’ve styled them! Thanks for reading! 


Clown Trousers

Burgandy Floral Trousers - Glamorous
White Boxy Shirt - ASOS
Waterfall Duster Coat - Vila @ ASOS (Similar)
Adidas Leopard ZX Flux - Foot Locker (Similar)
Reversible Tote - Zara

I don’t know if you’ve noticed yet but I tend to lean towards a printed trouser. My friend calls them my clown trousers and I LOVE them. These are my fave at the mo as they seem to match my hair! I always wear them with monochrome clothing whether its a plain black tee or white shirt etc. I don’t think I’m confident enough to match a printed top yet but I do like to mix my leopard trainers or boots! You can’t really go wrong with leopard in my opinion! 

To be honest I think I need a little more leopard in my wardrobe, and more clown trousers. 


Dressing with Flare

The question has been on my mind for a while now and I thought I should share it with everyone as part of my new post content resolution. 

To flare or not to flare? 

With the seventies style being centre focus of the fashion world right now, the bohemian, hippy vibes are back withOUT a vengeance and with nothing but peace and love. Personally, I am all for them. Alas it seems everyone around me is saying no. Males and females alike all disagree. Except a few minorities which when shown an outfit post, will they then be swayed, but it seems to be only by a certain type of flared trouser.

I think the issue lies within the term ‘flares’ and we can’t help but think of our fashion faux past. 

One of the worst styling moments in my fashion history, had to be wearing my baby-pink... corduroy... FLARED... dungarees. Don’t get me wrong, I loved them at the time. But looking back, I can see the fear of the trend going down that hideous path once again. However, I think if they are styled properly they are coming back as hot as the pyrotechnic! 

So I am massively in need, yes need, of a pair, whether it be jersey or denim. See below the sacredly sassy pair I have my eyes on right now. Amazing yes? ...No?

I think the wide leg, palazzo pant is the flared trouser that everyone is comfortable with right now and also a hot piece to have in your wardrobe, but I have flare fever and bell bottom bravery is on my brain. Therefore its a yes from me. 

As I know mine are quite "out-there" check out these safer styles here...

ASOS High Waist Jersey Flares (Image courtesy of ASOS)

Glamorous Tall Striped Wide Leg Culottes (Image courtesy of ASOS) 

What do you think?

Stay in the seventies? or succumb to flare fever?


Can't Touch This

Sequin Slogan Tee - Topshop
Khaki Peg Trousers - ASOS
Camel Coat - Missguided 
Nike Air Force 1’s - Office
Faux Leather Rucksack - Primark (Similar

So, back in January I posted a wish list of Topshop desirables and immediately afterwards I remembered I had two gift cards from my lovely family left over from christmas! So I had to buy this Tee! I am obsessed with sequins right now and I love a slogan tee. Match made. 

Also I would like to apologise for my big hair. I thought I would embrace the frizz and it would die down after A LONG TIME blow drying. Alas it is still astronimcal, but don’t get me wrong I kind of love it. 

Again I’m wearing these high waist peg trousers, I said in an earlier post that I have 5 pairs. A little obsessed but they are so comfy and I love them! So why not! I hope you like my sparkly daytime outfit! I think MC Hammer would be proud… Maybe…


String Vest

Black Crop Tee - Primark (this was a little DIY number, Similar here.) 
Black String Vest - Urban Outfitters 
Black Peg Trousers - ASOS
Timberland Classic Boots - ASOS
Shearling Bomber - Topshop (Similar)

I have had this string vest for a while now and I also have it in white but have been unsure how to style it or if it even suits me at all. Well, thanks to the beauty that is Olivia Emily and her elegantly fabulous style inspiration. I decided to layer it like I have seen Olivia do, specifically in this outfit post and also with her fishnets under her ripped jeans, amazing idea, thank you, definitely trying this! So you neeeed to Check her out, she is definitely one of my favourite bloggers, oh and I have serious leg and hair envy, both of which, long and GORGEOUS!

Now I know my outfits a little dark and I’m supposed to be sticking to my resolutions by wearing more colour... but, mixing texture counts too right? Teamed with a cosy warm Bomber jacket (which was in the sale! Result, I know.) and chunky timberlands for a comfy chilled day at uni catching up with work. So have a go at layering with texture, whether it is mesh, lace, fishnet, or something else just as fabulous! The possibilities are endless! (cliché. I know) 

I hope you like my outfit and I wonder what you will string together...
(Geddit?! STRING! [String vest] mwhahahahahah!)