Friday, September 07, 2012


feeling this









top: asos*
jacket: missguided*
bracelets: claries accessories*, topshop & black tied*
ring: topshop
necklace: regal rose
nails: maybelline ceramic blue* and urban outfits twinkle

Gosh I feel like this is definitely one of those ~"courtesy of"~ blog posts which I personally really dislike. I'm all for a bit of product placement within the blogging industry, I get why it happens and how it benefits brands and bloggers. But If I'm honest, I personally really don't really enjoy blogs where almost every item is gifted. I feel it takes away from the personal element a tiny bit and I can't put my finger on why it rubs me the wrong way so much. Even from a blogger point of view who regularly gets offered stuff I find it tedious seeing it, so I have no idea how it looks to people who just read blogs. Mini ranty blogger rant over. The outfit.

I kept it simple with a huuuugeeeee massssiiiiveee overrrriszedd tee from ASOS, my ol' faithful american Apparel leggings and a recent addition to my wardrobe this pleather and denim jacket from Misguided. The ever so lovely Sara said I could pick a few items to style and this was one of them I knew I just had to get my grubby hands on. I think the mixture of denim and pleather sits really well together and gives it a bit of an edge to a pretty boring outfit! Also pulled out my River Island Flatforms today, I haven't worn them in a while in favour of my beloved Alvin's but I forgot how nice they look on. I think they really flatter my figure and my legs!

Thought I'd include the video I filmed earlier as well as it's the same outfit so you can kinda see it moving a bit! I added the necklace later as it felt a bit plain without it!

74 comments:

  1. omg , love the jacket! you look super gorgeous as usual x

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  2. Commenting for the title <3 and you're a babe, obz. Much love Melrose 2k12.

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  3. The title, the song, the outfit, it's all perfect.
    Feeling this jacket too!
    www.tie-dye-eyes.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. Love the jacket and your outfit!
    http://simplebeautytreats.blogspot.co.uk/ xo

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  5. lovely outfit!I want so much from asos after viewing your military video today :)

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  6. i agree totally with the whole gifted thing, I think its good to mix it up a bit! lovely jacket I love the whole leather sleeve trend goin awwwwn

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  7. love the jacket!

    from helen at www.thelovecatsinc.com // @thelovecatsinc

    ps. enter my brand new giveaway to win a MAC lipstick and 5 models own nail polishes! it's worldwide too!

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  8. This is such a gorgeous, simple outfit. It really suits you xo

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  9. Just watched your August favourites and fell in love with that jacket :)x

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  10. Love how you styled the jacket w/ the constrasing sleeves! I have a similar jacket from Zara, love it so much.

    www.TheFancyTeacup.com

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  11. Great outfit I really like the shoes!!

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  12. I love the jacket cant believe its only 30 quid! x

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  13. Omg this jacket is so amazing! Fierce look!

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  14. Love the jacket :) x

    Abrunettesbeautyblog.blogspot.com

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  15. Gorgeous outfit you look stunning!
    x
    http://dresseddamsel.blogspot.ie/

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  16. Reeeaaallllyyy love this outfit!! The jacket is amazing!

    X.

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  17. I love your hair! <3

    -Emily

    http://emilyknurr.blogspot.com/

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  18. I really like the jacket!

    thebeautymist.blogspot.com

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  19. your style is exactly what I love! that jacket is so so so nice! :) also I agree with you about finding it annoying when some bloggers outfit posts are bombarded with gifted items all the time!

    L x

    www.xloulabeth.blogspot.co.uk

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  20. love the loose top and that jacket is fab x
    thebeautyheroes.blogspot.co.uk

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  21. Loved the outfit when I watched the video!

    www.northoflondonblog.com

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  22. This is why I like your blog Lily, it's not a crime to receive items but it just bothers me when people only blog about that and do sponsored reviews, it feels like they are shoving it in my face way too much. But here's you even feeling bad about it, and I think you shouldn't feel like that. You tell us your honest opinion and it doesn't feel like your're doing the post FOR this purpose only but it feels like the items are just a bonus (and not the other way around). Hope I'm making sense here :D

    I love the outfit! The jacket makes it look so nice :)

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  23. Love this outfit! The shoes are really nice xxx

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  24. love love love the jacket i have to get it
    x

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  25. love this tee Lily, so much so i now really want it, BIG love for oversized t shirts! looking fab as always darl!

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  26. I mentioned your blog: http://eliseocean.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/10-favourite-bloggers.html

    x

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  27. J'taime a massive tee shirt! Cute x

    http://Heidi-likes.blogspot.co.uk

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  28. I really don't mind it when bloggers include items they've received for free, it only bothers me when it's obviously not their style. It must be amazing to get free clothes, don't feel bad about it! xx

    http://alicesstylenotes.blogspot.co.uk/

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  29. Lovely outfit, The shoes are lush!

    http://juffielovesstyles.blogspot.co.uk/

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  30. That jacket's fab x

    http://www.that-bird.blogspot.co.uk/

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  31. That jacket is so fabulous! Reminds me a lot of that military + leather one that Zara had recently. Also I just did a blogpost with the most amazing leopard coat I thrifted! Take a look, I hope you like it!

    xoxo
    www.prettylittlefawn.blogspot.com

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  32. Definitely was just talking to my mum about that exact rant a few days ago... So annoying to me!
    Love the nails xx
    blondeblair.blogspot.com

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  33. Oh my goodness, I am absolutely in love with this outfit even if it is an oversized tee!

    Michelle
    www.michelleesque.com

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  34. amazing outfit! always love your style! and the videos cute too.

    lots of love from the c&p girls,
    casper&pearl blog
    xx

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  35. Cool outfit ! :)

    http://meritique.blogspot.com/

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  36. I'm gonna have to look for that jacket<3


    nmcnails.blogspot.co.uk
    Body shop haul is my new post

    X

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  37. Need that jacket! Love your nails also. :) x

    http://catsandclothing.blogspot.com

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  38. Ooh that jacket's a bit nice isn't it.. Works really well with the disco pants. Big fan of your work. Congrats. Cx

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  39. love the textile contrast of the denim and leather!
    gorgeous!
    Krissy xoxo

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  40. really love the white top... such a nice basic!
    <3
    xxx
    http://eleanorcos.blogspot.com/

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  41. Love this outfit!x

    teacuptoast.blogspot.com

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  42. cute outfit xx

    http://ravingbeautyx.blogspot.co.uk/

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  43. Love the outfit, really want the shoes but I really don't like my toes! Odd I know :) x

    steffbx.blogspot.co.uk

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  44. it looks really pretty love the jacket !

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  45. Great outfit, love the jacket and the necklace x

    srslylou.blogspot.co.uk

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  46. Lovely outfit! How do you make an oversized tee look so good?? If I wore one I'm sure it would just look silly! Not fair lol

    indiansummeronline.blogspot.co.uk X

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  47. I love your blog, girl! Your voice in the video blog's is so cute!

    kiss, kiss!

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  48. the jacket <3

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  49. LOVE this jacket, it looks so much better in real life! The fit looked strange on the model but now I may need it! xx

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  50. I'd never have thought to team those leggings with flatforms but it looks absolutely gorgeous!
    Love the denim/leather jacket too. As I only ever seem to wear either my denim of leather jacket, I think I should buy this for the days when I can decide between the two!

    Sarah xx
    www.thegirlabouttown.co.uk

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  51. Omg feeling this is my favorite song <3 !!! This is why I like you so much haha

    xx

    Jenny
    Rocknrollerr.com

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  52. You look so great and beautiful. Really want that jacket ♡

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  53. looking lovely and stylish as always <3 xx

    iampolkadots.blogspot.co.uk

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  54. I neeeeeeeeed that jacket! <3
    And there's nothing wrong with some PR product placement :) I'm glad you feel that way though! Everyone loves some, but too much and it in every post is sometimes like whaa? But you deserve everything you get, you work hard for it :D XO

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  55. Очень стильный look. Вы меня вдохновили, я прям сейчас сделаю такую куртку. Спасибо.
    http://korenevau.blogspot.com/

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  56. I got that same necklace and I love it :) xxx lizmaria3012.blogspot.it

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  58. The necklace adds just the right amount of boldness, looks great!

    Best, ALLAROUNDEVE

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  59. such a great outfit :) love this combination and the heels are hot *_*


    xoxo FlirtingwithFashion Blog

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  60. Really cool outfit! i love reading your blog, compliments and keep going!

    X elysotera.blogspot.it

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  61. to be honest (and this coming from someone who's never received anything "courtesy of...") i don't really mind when bloggers showcase many gifted itmes in their blog :) because i still think that they incorporate the things into thier style, and you are a great example for that! everything you wear looks so much "you", i think you just make it yours by styling and combining it your way :) so don't worry, i for one don't mind seeing these kind of posts!

    and btw, it's either the shoes that flatter you or you've lost quite some weight, but you look so fit here, as in trained :)(not meant in a rude way or anything!)you go to the gym,right?..ugh i should really do more sports xx

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  62. Love that jacket!

    Kate

    www.thrillofthechaise.com

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  63. Hey Lily! I just wanted to let you know that I'm very inspired by you and your fantastic style and clothing. I'm actually so impressed that I made a post on my blog about it.I hope it is okay, just wanted to share your great pictures and outfits with my readers in Denmark :)
    - Kine
    http://thescreenisus.blogspot.com

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  64. I love your outfit! Can't wait to watch your Favourites video!
    I'm doing a mua cosmetics giveaway on my blog, I'd love if you checked it out! :)
    Tolu from Fashinate Me

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  65. yeaaah the jacket is in stock!!! so i had to order it :-)

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  66. Love your style.Your nail polish,bracelet,necklace,lips,jacket everything is awesome !!



    http://www.shopjessicabuurman.com/lookbook-just-stripes_c321

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  67. i love this outfit! this jacket is so cute!

    new to blogging
    http://georgiarosehall.blogspot.co.uk/

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  68. Been wanting a denim crop jacket forever,
    the pleather sleeves on this one really edge it up,
    love it!

    Also, your attitude towards "courtesy of" posts is so refreshing, one of the reasons I love your blog so much!

    Rae x

    somebrokegirl.blogspot.com

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