Just going to order my usual Monthly haul that I do in association with Topshop over on my Youtube Channel (this is my latest one if you missed it!) and I thought I'd share with you what I'm currently adding to my basket. I know I cant possibly order it all but hopefully sharing it with you guys might help me narrow down my selection a bit! A little bit like come shop with me but from the comfort of your own home. Help a sister out? What would you pick! I want to choose things that I can wear to various wintery things like drinks with friends, possible seasonal dates or even a family event. I keep being distracted by all the sparkles and party wear options but is that too jazzy for pre christmas fun? Then again if you cant wear sparkles in December when can you?
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Tuesday, November 18, 2014
While pondering my A/W wardrobe I noticed I have a lot of boots - Specifically black boots. Noticing my severe lack in colour in my shoedrobe I thought I'd roam the high street looking for some colourful alternatives. In River Island I spotted these burgundy babies and instantly knew they would fill the gap. They are pretty tall in heel height and I do feel like Im teetering a little but the colour is spot on. A really wonderful autumnal come winter shade that goes perfectly with my predominately monochromatic clothing line up. The way they look contrasted with the fallen leaves makes me so happy. Colour match made in heaven.
I love pairing my boots with fun socks and these frill ankle ones from Topshop are perfect. I do love the 3 for £8 deals Topshop do on their socks. Switching up your sock game can really be a game changer in the footwear department. I chose some frilly ankle ones to go with my Boots and I thought they added a perfectly girly edge contrasted with the toughness of the cleated boots and the flowy midi skirt!
Photos by Jon D Barker
Edited by Lily Melrose
Monday, November 17, 2014
In my list of monochrome prints I love dogtooth/houndstooth is definitely my favourite. These dogtooth trews have been i my wardrobe for a while (I think I featured them in this Topshop Haul) but I've only worn them a handful of times. I think I just didnt really know what to pair with them. I pulled out this funnel neck top which is from Zara (it's sold out now so I've linked a similar one from ASOS). I'm really digging this combo though. It feels retro without being gimmicky and looking like I'm rocking fancy dress. The white boots add a 60's feel with just a smidge of 80's glam rock. Love it!