Somehow we’ve ended up with an actual summer here in the UK, so it’s the perfect opportunity for me to get as much use as possible out of the summery pieces in my wardrobe. This playsuit from Missguided is super pretty, but also really comfortable as it is loose fitting and so great for hot weather. I love the coral colour, which would look great on someone with a tan, but I couldn’t resist it anyway and it matches my Illamasqua ‘Scandal’ lipstick perfectly. I’ll definitely be getting more wears out of this playsuit over the heatwave and my holiday to California in a few weeks (eek!).
Yet another sheer paneling piece: this time it’s a white cropped vest from Select, which is a total steal at £6! The black version is even more of a bargain on sale for £4. White and black crop tops are an essential part of my wardrobe, and the sheer panel in this one gives it a little bit of an edge which I love. Here I’m wearing it with my Zara style black skort from Romwe, an old oversized and asymmetric sheer black shirt by Sparkle & Fade from Urban Outfitters (a great alternative cover-up to the very ‘in’ sheer kimono) and black and white Nike Roshe Runs. I’m carrying a new bag from Primark, the colour of which I love and at £12 it’s great value for such a large bag – it is easily big enough to be an overnight or weekend bag.
Another outfit from last week, featuring a new Choies blazer! As you may have gathered from some previous posts I’m a fan of orange at the moment, and this pale tangerine shade is perfect and summery. This particular colour is currently sold out, but you can keep your eye out for restocks or purchase it for a very reasonable £19.79 in one of the other five colours – I think white or pink would be my next choice! The blazer comes with shoulder pads, however I’ve removed mine for a more relaxed look. I wore it with a piece from the latest Rihanna x River Island collection – I’m not a Rihanna fan but I have been very much impressed by both of her River Island collaborations so far, save for a few more “interesting” pieces (those double jeans?!). I love this print and hope to acquire some more of it, but at £20 this dress (which is technically a top, but long enough to be a mini-dress for average height or petite ladies) was a no-brainer. I’m also wearing my favourite new MissGuided boots, Fashion Nonsense spiked necklace and a skull bangle from Chicnova. PS: how cute is the wallpaper in the hallway of my new flat?! Perhaps a post about it / mini tour is in order?
I’m back! After moving into my new flat I’ve had no internet, but I’m home for the weekend and I’ll have internet at the new place on Wednesday (after what seems like a lifetime). Hooray! I wore this outfit the other week – this is technically a nightdress which I picked up in the Topshop sale, but it’s super pretty and sufficiently modest so I didn’t want to ~save it for the bedroom, so to speak. I wore it with a Primark chiffon shirt and amazing new ‘Raven Block Heel Trainers’ from MissGuided – I’ve lived in these since I got them! They have a small heel but are really comfortable, and go with almost anything. The boots are very similar to Topshop’s popular Activist boots and look expensive with their faux suede upper, but are much cheaper than the Activists at £32.99.