SATIN SKIRT & BLAZER

I had been desperate to wear my H&M midi silk skirt for as long as I can remember, but had no occasion that was appropriate; so when I was invited to a Christening it was the first item to spring to mind. I wanted something formal, yet chic and you cannot beat a black and white outfit with a pop of dusty pink. 

Knits are a great pairing with satin skirts, but for an occasion I wanted something more dressy. My black H&M double breasted blazer with gold button detailing was a must. The wide lapels and button formation are just beautiful. I chose a white satin crop top to peep out of the blazer; giving an overall elegant aesthetic. I finished the whole look with dainty dusty pink satin heels with ankle strap. 

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BLAZER – & OTHER STORIES (SIMILAR OPTION)

TOP – H&M

SKIRT – ASOS (SIMILAR OPTION)

HEELS – ASOS (SIMILAR OPTION)

CHECK SUITING

This cropped blazer by COLLUSION with cropped length, check design and shoulder pad detailing is my GO-TO blazer this A/W. I paired the blazer with relaxed, low-rise loose blue jeans and a brown satin lingerie-look crop top. The outfit nips in and fits in all the right places! I finished off the look with my tan Topshop cowboy boots; ideal for lunch/relaxed dinner or browsing the shops. 

For a more work appropriate killer-look the matching trousers complete the set. The wide leg trouser is perfect for work; comfortable and chic. These COLLUSION trousers look great drawn in with a belt; I styled here with my signature Gucci belt. 

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CROPPED BLAZER – ASOS

CHECK SUIT TROUSERS – ASOS

BROWN SATIN TOP – H&M

BLUE JEANS – H&M

WORK ATIRE

Work attire can be the hardest to style. Trying to find a balance between professionalism and fashionability is a pretty difficult task. Midi lengths are my go-to for work; sophistication and comfort is key. This Zara black midi skirt with gold button detailing is a perfect piece for work, but can be styled for an evening look. 

Step 1 the midi skirt complete. Step 2 take a classic white shirt, but make it fashion. The organza material and statement pocket additions of this Zara shirt turns a traditional white cotton style into a chic must-have piece.

Either black mules, black sandals or black kitten heels complete the look.

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SKIRT – ZARA

SHIRT – ZARA

HEELS – RIVER ISLAND

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DREAMY ZARA KNITS

Zara is my treasure chest for the latest trends and statement pieces. A knit skirt and jumper are my ultimate go-to for A/W each year. The cream midi chunky knit skirt fits in all the right places, its thickness gives it an expensive feel. The cropped charcoal extra thick jumper is my favourite autumn purchase, I’m totally obsessed with this elite style. I always find that cropped jumpers and tops are never cropped enough and fit at an awkward length with high-waisted skirts and trousers. This Zara knit is the perfect length! The turtle neck is cosy and the super stylish turn up cuff combine to create an effortlessly chic piece. Of-course I paired the look with my Mango fashion wellies and Gucci bag. Feminine chic personified!

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SKIRT – ZARA

JUMPER – ZARA

BAG – GUCCI

BOOTS – MANGO (NOT AVAILABLE)

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RUFFLES UPON RUFFLES

Layering is a trend to adopt for AW/20. Covid-19 has limited social plans and I’m definitely not the only one who has new summer items that I never got to wear. Layering can eradicate the issue of being too cold but can also give a bold and sassy aesthetic. Here I styled my Zara beige maxi ruffle dress with a white Zara statement sleeve t-shirt. The items work so well together and paired together make them suitable for the time of year, especially with a jacket thrown on. The t-shirt under dress look also adds a casual vibe to the look. I wore my cream Mango boots and statement gold chain to accessorise.

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DRESS – ZARA

T-SHIRT – ZARA

BOOTS – MANGO (NOT AVAILABLE)

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AUTUMN POWER DRESSING

Autumn suiting is a sure way to stand out! Whether you’re going to work, lunch or for day-drinks a suit is an edgy option and can be styled to ‘suit’ any occasion! Masculine chic to its fullest. When I wear this H&M x Giuliva Heritage collaborative collection suit I feel powerful. The single-breasted camel twill jacket has a dramatic wide lapel and feminine aesthetic, finished with tortoise shell decorative buttons and a lavish striped lining. The ankle-length twill tailored trousers fit like a dream. As I have previously said my height makes trouser shopping a strain, but this shape is truly perfect. H&M collaborations are incredible; they team up with a luxury company to produce more accessible products. You can really feel and see the difference in quality in this collection. The ecru calf-length coat made with Italian premium wool is refined personified; the wide lapels, deep pockets and tie-belt details are dreamy. I styled a Zara shirt bodysuit and my father’s grey twill tie for the ultimate mannish vibe. The Zara camel felt fedora and tan leather belt accessorise the suit. This look is utterly Voguish; an autumn-must-have style.

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BLAZER – H&M

TROUSERS – H&M

COAT – H&M (SOLD OUT)

SHIRT – ZARA

TIE – (MY DADS)

BOOTS – MANGO (NOT AVAILABLE)

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CROC PANTS

Leather look pants are a must-have for AW20. I always have multiple pairs of faux-leather trousers to alternate during the autumnal season. These Zara croc-print faux leather trousers are so hot! Animal prints are all the rage this season; these trousers are a great way to rock the animal style with a muted aesthetic. I paired this staple item with a Zara white frill-collar cropped shirt, vintage black velvet blazer, cream Mango fashion wellies and a Zara black statement belt with gold highlights. This monochrome look is chic and elegant – a look I crave for this season!

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TROUSERS – ZARA

VELVET BLAZER – VINTAGE

SHIRT – ZARA (SIMILAR OPTION)

BELT – ZARA (SIMILAR OPTION)

BOOTS – MANGO (NOT AVAILABLE)

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ORGANZA & KNIT DRESS

Organza jazzes up any item of clothing; my point proven on this Zara organza and knit blue/grey mini dress. The block colour dress has a distinctive aesthetic due to the varying materials, high neck and front ruffle. Balloon sleeves are trending yet again, and the organza sleeves on this dress are light and airy. I threw on my ASOS gold chunky bracelet and Mango cream leather fashion wellies to compliment the charming dress design.

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DRESS – ZARA

BOOTS – MANGO (NOT AVAILABLE)

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SWEATSHIRT DRESS

I adore wearing cream in the transitional period. This H&M cream sweatshirt dress with fluted hem is an ESSENTIAL casual item for this AW/20. Everything about this dress is charming; the colour, oversized fit and fluted bottom, all of which make the design refreshing. I find dresses incredibly comfy, this one is especially cosy due to the sweatshirt material. I accessorised the dress with my ASOS chunky gold chain necklace and bracelet to add décor to the darling aesthetic. Of course, yet again…I styled the look with my Mango cream leather fashion wellies for a monochrome colour scheme.  

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SHIRT DRESS – H&M (KHAKI OPTION)

BOOTS – MANGO (OUT OF STOCK)

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BOSS LADY

This evocative, quintessential ensemble screams 1940’s glamour; I absolutely adore a vintage look. Fashion just isn’t always as stylish as it used to be. This cream Zara rustic midi dress with front buttons fits my figure like a glove, it extenuates all the right places; pulling in the waist which gives a full hourglass figure. I wore my Zara leather tan belt with statement buckle to further draw in the waist and add a decorative central focal point. I accessorised with a Zara tan fedora and my Zara canvas tote bag with beige piping, the tan accents are perfect against the cream dress. This sumptuous look is perfect for an afternoon tea or lunch date.

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DRESS – ZARA

BELT – ZARA

BAG – ZARA

HAT – ZARA (NOT AVAILABLE)

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