Friday, September 19, 2014

MIDNIGHT

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Dress - The Dress Box*
Shoes - Primark
Earrings - Joshua James*
Lips - Chanel

There's nothing quite like a monochrome outfit, especially one that involves a floral print. I kept this outfit pretty classic with a berry-red lip, slight wedged black heels and my gorgeous Joshua James drop earrings (I love these!) Sometimes fashion is about being comfortable and dressing up a piece in a way that suits it best. Sure, I love on-trend pieces, but it's nice to be a lady sometimes (ohhh errr) I think this outfit would be perfect for a wedding or special occasion, simplicity at its best! I do also really enjoy a long sleeved shift dress, they feel super flattering, and you don't need to worry about a jacket - what a bonus!

The Dress Box have kindly offered my lovely readers a discount code, so if you're in need of a new dress pop in the code TWISST20 and you'll get a lovely 20% off! (this code lasts for 2 weeks only, so get shopping.. yep, any excuse will do!)

    

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

PAIRED

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As you might have noticed from my last post, I'm enjoying subtle co-ords at the moment. So naturally, whilst having a browse through ARK's website, I came across the Co-ord section and fell a little bit in love. I'm really loving co-ords this season and definitely think they will be bit in AW14 too, just because the sun might not be as hot it doesn't mean the legs have to be hidden away forever. All of the above co-ords would look great with tights, a jumper or a winter coat - proving that you can make it work, whatever the weather.

The first co-ord has a cute peplum shaped top, which is incredibly feminine, yet the greyscale colours keep it cool enough for the girls who like to rough it up a little - I'd wear this with a leather studded jacket and DR Martens. Secondly, we have a floral print co-ord and I'm loving the mix of cream and navy, perfectly classic and great with heels and a blazer. Next up, the pom pom co-ord, because every wardrobe needs the little black co-ord, the newest LBD update, I'd wear this with boots and a fedora. Lastly, I'm really enjoying this grey and slightly more tailored co-ord, perfect for a sophisticated night out, wear with red for a colour pop.

Have you been rocking the co-ords this Summer? How will you take the trend into Autumn?

*this is a sponsored post, all views my own.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

PALM

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Co-ord - AX Paris*
Shoes - New Look
Bag - Primark
Bangle - River Island
Sunglasses - Rayban
Lips - MAC, Up The Amp

I posted this outfit over on my instagram the other day and you all went a little crazy for it - it's pretty nifty though, isn't it? I absolutely love co-ords, but feel that sometimes they can be a little too over the top.. I was after something a little more subtle, casual and well... more relaxed. That's when this AX Paris number came in, with perfectly toned down hues, a gorgeous tropical print, a fab cross over top and loose fitting shorts, it's just all a bit heavenly. I obviously went for black accessories as I feel they compliment it the best, these Raybans make me feel like I belong in Men in Black, shootin' some aliens.

So next week is a BUSY one for me! Monday I am off for an exciting meeting and then the same again on Thursday, so I have been doing lots of outfit planning. Thursday evening I am actually attending the Cosmo Fash Fest show as a VIP and I'm so, so excited. Cosmo Fash Fest is basically a week of five fabulous fashion events, from fashion shows and parties to tips and how-to evenings. As I said, I'm attending the catwalk fashion show, and good news - you can come too! Tickets are available on the website so click here to have a gander! If you are coming, make sure to pop me a tweet, I'd love to meet some of you.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

THREAD

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Kimono - H&M
Vest - New Look
Denim Shorts - Frank & Doll*
Shoes - Topshop
Sunglasses - Rayban via Smart Buy Glasses*
Necklace - Hot Diamonds, Emozioni*

Congratulations Ms Kimono, you are the first one I have purchased. I've had a bit of a love/hate affair with kimonos this season - I love how they look on other people but hate how they look on me! However, recently I picked up this H&M find and instantly liked it, the pattern is subtle, the sleeve length is perfect and it involves pink - spot on. I paired it with a simple vest, these amazing Mink Pink shorts via Frank & Doll (very festival-esq) and some classic Topshop pumps.

I was also lucky enough to receive these amazing Clubmaster Raybans from Smart Buy Glasses, I adore the retro feel they have - plus everything is pink when you wear them, girl heaven. This necklace is also a super pretty piece I have been loving recently. The Emozioni necklaces are interchangeable, so you can just pop a different disk in the middle to match your outfit - perfect for light holiday packing.

Have you invested in a kimono yet?!