MADDISON’S JUNE

MADDISON’S JUNE

This June has been an unbelievably stressful and rewarding month of my life. Finishing my dissertation required a large amount of resilience and determination. My hard work and dedication enabled me to finish a piece of work that I am immensely proud of. Since, I have taken some time to fully relax which I have [...]

SUMMER GREEN

SUMMER GREEN

Green is a key colour in my 2020 summer wardrobe. Having green eyes, I have always favoured green clothing as it makes my eye colour pop. Luckily for me 2020 brought the trend of sage green. The array of my green picks are sourced from Zara, the everchanging always in-vogue favourite. The first item is [...]

PUFFBALL SKIRT

PUFFBALL SKIRT

1 Puffball skirt, wedges and a white shirt. This half 80’s inspired style is a summer stand-out! Puffball skirts are so flattering. This Zara taupe voluminous skirt with paperbag-style waist and adjustable drawstrings is a key piece. Paired with the white Zara cut-out shirt, against neutral the summer style palette is aesthetic. The cropped style [...]

GREEN RUFFLE DRESS

GREEN RUFFLE DRESS

This Zara green poplin dress is a dream. The extravagant ruffle neckline and loose fit combine to make an elegant and timeless piece. The exaggerated design is incredible; an impeccable style for when you want to impress and demand attention. The popping green is a distinct shade; daring and bold. The short length, puff sleeve [...]

THE MAXI-DRESS EDIT

THE MAXI-DRESS EDIT

Relaxed, pretty maxi dresses are a summer staple. Whether you’re going for a brunch date or you’re holidaying abroad a casual maxi dress is a must. These two styles are sourced from ASOS. The first style is a sage green maxi length dress with a deep neckline, double drawstring front and tiered design. The colour [...]

RELAX MADDISON STYLE

RELAX MADDISON STYLE

In lockdown being comfortable is paramount. ASOS is providing the quarantine dream! This Aubergine two-piece set is totally adorable and relaxing, the fabric is stretchy so its super comfy, even when sitting down; some outfits can be super uncomfortable when sitting because they have no stretch. The colour is incredibly distinctive, I’ve never seen an [...]

THAT ZARA TOP!

THAT ZARA TOP!

If you follow my blog, then you will know that I am obsessed with flamboyant and quirky designs. Once I had ordered this Zara top, it was popping up all over my Instagram feed, the most trending item right now. The ribbed, knit base in a sage green colour is beautiful in itself, but the [...]

THE LOBSTER DRESS

THE LOBSTER DRESS

This is THE lobster dress. This Never Fully Dressed style; pink satin style body, decorated in lobster print is storming the internet. Who knew lobsters could be so cute. This design is striking and commands attention. My graduation was supposed to be in July, however to due Coronavirus it has been postponed. This is heart-breaking [...]

DRESSY DRAMA

DRESSY DRAMA

Although currently we can’t go out, everyone is itching for a dress up and boogie. I’ve felt completely deflated about going-out dress styles. They’re all similar and there was nothing edgy with newness, until…Zara released this teal, ruched detail, shoulder padded, faux leather dress! The teal leather colouring is incredibly rare, in fact I’ve never [...]

EN POINTE

EN POINTE

In celebration of one of my first ever blog posts back in 2016, I’ve decided to re-style the shirt dress and grey jumper combo, for a fresher summer feel. I remember taking the photos for ‘University Visits’ in Brighton, while looking at Brighton university. That feels like a lifetime ago as I’m sitting here writing [...]

VILLANELLE VIBES – SEASON 3 DELIVERY DRIVER

VILLANELLE VIBES – SEASON 3 DELIVERY DRIVER

Killing Eve villain Villanelle is a fashion ICON! Villanelle a Russian ruthless assassin played by actress Jodie Comer is the most astonishing villainous role out there. The enchanting, compelling, strikingly stunning assassin is everyone’s girl crush and her fashion is to DIE FOR (excuse the pun). She is the perfect devil in disguise. Series 3 [...]

PAINTER BY DAY…FASHIONISTA BY NIGHT!

PAINTER BY DAY…FASHIONISTA BY NIGHT!

Boilersuits are the business. They’re a flawless style one-piece option for A/W, the only issue for Spring/Summer is overheating. But, don’t rule Boilersuits out completely…for the summer months I always wear my boilersuits tied around my waist. Boilersuits are a fabulous option for the British Summer, as we all know the weather is incredibly unpredictable, [...]

MADDISON’S MAY

MADDISON’S MAY

As lockdown continues we’re all just craving an end date. Although it remains unclear as to when we can meet up with our friends and family again, there’s starting to be light at the end of the tunnel. It’s really important right now to cherish this time with family and find ways to embrace this [...]

PRETTY PINK

PRETTY PINK

As we’ve been plunged into lockdown the nation has learned to love its loungewear. How often do we crave being at home and having down time? Although many people are working from home and have the worry of their job and mental health at least comfort is king right now. Talking of the loungewear king, [...]

NEUTRAL FOR A NIGHT-OUT

NEUTRAL FOR A NIGHT-OUT

I AM COUNTING DOWN for that first post-lockdown cocktail! Whether it’s with friends in our garden or eventually being allowed to visit a cocktail bar, I cannot wait to re-connect with the real world. I certainly won’t take travelling and experiences for granted again. Neutral colours look perfect against a summer glow and screams holiday [...]

BLOCK-COLOUR CAMEL

BLOCK-COLOUR CAMEL

There’s something about a wide-brimmed hat that makes me feel like mysterious fashionista. When I see beautifully dressed women in the street wearing a wide-brimmed hat I see them as a fashion icon with a life full of secrets. Styling an outfit in one block colour always looks classy; here camel upon camel. Stone/camel/tan colours [...]

WHITE SHIRT-DRESS

WHITE SHIRT-DRESS

Zara is my go-to for Summer staples, they always release the sharpest looks, tempting enough to ensure your bank account will be lighter. Their loyalty to pastels and whites is perfect for my wardrobe; I try to wear only light, bright colours in the Spring/Summer, my ode to celebrating the few bright sunny days we [...]

GLAM IN GREEN

GLAM IN GREEN

It goes without saying that the lockdown is 100% necessary, but we cannot help but have that pang of sadness that Summer events are likely to be cancelled. I’m due to graduate university this July however, that has been postponed also! It is essential that we all stay positive and appreciate the hard work of [...]

SASS IN STRIPES

SASS IN STRIPES

Stripes are fun and charming for Spring/Summer. The nautical look has always been a favourite; it’s timeless and oh so chic! Shirt dresses are perfect for throwing on in Spring/Summer and always look stylish. This blue/white striped variation has a Summer Holiday vibe. The ASOS dress has a unique tie-round waist adding shape and sass [...]

PASTEL SAGE SUMMER DRESS

PASTEL SAGE SUMMER DRESS

Sage is the colour of the moment. Every New-In section on any clothing website will certainly feature sage coloured clothing/accessories/shoes. Flirty Spring dresses are such a treat; when they fit comfortably and look insanely cute there’s no better option. Stocked on ASOS, sourced from Missguided this pastel sage, poplin mini-dress is the definition of cutesy. [...]

LOUNGEWEAR

LOUNGEWEAR

The times we are living in are incredibly uncertain and dystopian. In light of these recent events, once again I would like to give my thanks and admiration for the NHS for their positivity and unbelievable hard-work, as well as the bravery of all Key-Workers. Whilst we are all in lockdown loungewear is a MUST! [...]

FACETIME DATE-NIGHT

FACETIME DATE-NIGHT

While we all self-isolate that does not mean our social lives have to end! Facetime has been my saviour. Whether it’s a friend date or a flirty date, Facetime is the perfect platform to maintain a social life. The focal thing that I’m missing as a fashion focused female is getting dressed up. Slobbing around [...]

MADDISON’S APRIL…

MADDISON’S APRIL…

Hello April! I hope you're all well and staying safe in this uncertain time. I'm updating my blog frequently to brighten your day with fashion and styling inspiration; everyone loves pretty visuals, right?! This is my first monthly update blog, Maddison’s April - I’m hoping this will become a regular occurrence on the 1stof each month. Start [...]

THINK PINK

THINK PINK

And I think to myself…what a STRANGE world! But, we’ve still got it make it wonderful! We are all living in a bizarre dystopian world; it’s transporting me back to A-level English studying The Handmaids Tale! Of course, health is everybody’s priority and my thoughts are with our amazing NHS and keyworkers that are working [...]

HAPPY NEW YEAR

HAPPY NEW YEAR

Happy New Year loyal HouseOfMaddison readers! I want to thank you all for displaying an interest in my blog. 2020 is the year for improvement. As I approach applications to my first job I intend to develop and flourish HouseOfMaddison more than I ever have before. My drive and passion to thrive in the fashion [...]

FAUX-FUR FASHION

FAUX-FUR FASHION

Drama! I absolutely love doing shoots in a professional studio. Everything just pops. Winter is upon us and…FINALLY I have found my Winter coat. This year I was waiting for SO LONG for a coat to stand out to me! This brown faux fur maxi coat from H&M was the one! Coats are my favourite [...]

GOLDEN GIRL

GOLDEN GIRL

Metallic is the Autumn must-have! Glossy clothing stands out amongst the Autumn dullness and transitions flawlessly into Winter too. These Zara gold trousers are so distinctive, perfect for someone who loves obscure styles…ME! The best thing about these outrageous trousers is they can be styled for evening or daytime. Here I’ve styled a daytime outfit; [...]

90’S BAGGY JEANS

90’S BAGGY JEANS

The 90’s are back! Big baggy jeans are the THING right now. Every fashion brand is releasing a pair of the trendy jean style. I absolutely loooove the relaxed aesthetic, making outfits look chilled and stylish. I bought this particular pair from Zara, in a dark wash; perfect for the transitional time from Autumn to [...]

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

HAPPY HALLOWEEN

Thinking of a Halloween costume is my favourite part of October and so I began thinking of a killer outfit. This year I decided a Ringmaster would be my theme. I spent hours looking on sites for the perfect costume when H&M released their stunning Halloween collection – which amazingly contained a Ringmaster style. It’s a [...]

LULU MAKES IT RAIN

LULU MAKES IT RAIN

I have never known it to rain SO MUCH. I absolutely hate rain, especially when I have to commute daily. Public transport is hurled into meltdown, outfits get ruined and everyone is pretty miserable. Not only is the rain rotten, the wind is hideous too, sending umbrellas into a frenzy. I decided the best solution [...]

BAGGY JEAN VIBES

BAGGY JEAN VIBES

The 90’s are back! Big baggy jeans are the THING right now. Every fashion brand is releasing a pair of the trendy jean style. I absolutely love the relaxed aesthetic, making outfits look chilled and stylish. I bought this particular pair from Zara, in a dark wash; perfect for the transitional time from Autumn to [...]

HELLO SAILOR!

HELLO SAILOR!

I absolutely adore classy dressing. Long flowing trousers, blazers and neck scarfs make a killer combination. Late summery colours of cream, navy and red are so sailor chic and together look so sophisticated. These Mango cream flowing trousers are to die for! They are so comfortable and can be styled to suit day-time or evening [...]

FLIRTY FRILLS

FLIRTY FRILLS

I have had this BEAUTIFUL dress in my wardrobe for over a year now…I purchased it in the Zara sale with the purpose of wearing it straight away HOWEVER, the weather was never quite appropriate. The 2019 heatwave has thrown me completely; I own SO MANY clothes, but I can’t seem to find anything right [...]

CAMEL BLAZER

CAMEL BLAZER

This outfit is perfect for fresher summer days. The combination of neutral tones is so classy. Camel blazers are storming the streets; every fashionista is buying one. Camel is so effective; it can be worn in any season. In the summer camel paired with white and denim is flawless, while in autumn and winter it [...]

SUMMER SALSA

SUMMER SALSA

I always aspire for my outfits to stand out. Wearing red is always eye catching. Long flowing trousers are perhaps my favourite fashion item; they elongate the leg and always add class to an outfit. Throughout the summer – if lucky – the weather is too hot to wear a full suit, this Next co-ord [...]

Darling Dobby Dress

Darling Dobby Dress

Finally, the British sun is here! I have always been a big fan of soft green for the summer; the colour reminds me of holidaying in Greece – all of the dainty jewelry and architecture featuring the colour. Matching the green of my eyes; the shade of this Boohoo.com (sourced from ASOS) dress is perfect [...]