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Tuesday, 11 March 2014


Brown faux fur gilet - H&M

As the weather is getting warmer and spring is just around the corner it's time to get ready for bare legs, fewer layers, lighter colours, warmer weather and so much more. This all being theoretically because living in London I wouldn't be surprised if it continues to rain through spring haha! As it's not quite warm enough to go out with a lot of exposed skin I tend to choose between showing legs and wearing a jacket or leaving the jacket and opting for jeans, I feel it balances out somehow...

In this look faux fur is making an appearance once again, this time in the form of a gilet. People tend to wear gilets mostly in the winter because it's good for keeping warm but I don't think it's enough in the winter as your core may be toasty but the arms are still slightly exposed. For that reason I bought a gilet that was mostly for sitting pretty, it doesn't do much other than look nice haha.

I bought this shirt while in tartan trend mode and although it isn't exactly tartan, it's a nice checkered print which reminds me of tartan most of the time anyway. The shirt is blue with navy/black checks, it is a bit sheer so it's best worn with either a vest top inside or with something over the top like the gilet I used. I wore some black jeans (not high waisted this time!) to just tie the look together.

I also wore my cut-out boots which I love because of the gold buckle detailing, they're a nice alternative to a plain black boot. I also changed bag for once! But I'm sure it won't be for long as this one is a very large holdall, I had a lot to carry and sometimes my trusty black bag just won't suffice. I opted for a large black and beige side panel bag as it brings together the black and brown tones in the look.

Accessory wise I wore two necklaces: a gold bar Etsy necklace and a gold infinity Bershka necklace. They're both thin chains so they can easily be layered on. I stacked some gold H&M rings, a gold GUESS watch and a gold spiked Topshop bracelet. Once the weather gets warmer it's time to start the arm party! I love to stack summer bracelets as the warmer months kick in.

Photos by Maria from Maria Marmite.

What do you think of this look? Leave me any comments below :) 
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20 comments:

  1. Lovely shirt and cutout boots. Great outfit :)

    Lu.
    www.balgarka.co.uk

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    1. Thanks, glad you like them and the look! X

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  2. You look great. I really love the colour of the shirt and your bag is gorgeous too!

    Jenn | PhotoJennic

    x

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    1. Thank you :) I love the shirt too, I'm dragging out the tartan trend haha! X

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  3. love your bag! and your necklaces are really cute


    http://shopaholicoverhere.blogspot.nl/

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    1. It's a pretty big bag so I don't typically use it for everyday but it's definitely my travel bag! I really like thin necklaces :) X

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  4. Absolutely in love with this look, the shirt is gorgeous - you look incredible! :-) xxx

    www.stylapetite.com

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  5. The photos came out great! I really like the last one :)

    www.mariamarmite.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Had to crop it though, had a few goose bumps haha! X

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  6. I've seen two people wearing shorts today! MADNESS!!!

    Really love the bag, H&M have some really lovely things at the moment x

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    1. It wasn't that hot today though! I took some great blog photos last weekend though and was able to brave it in shorts, the warm weather was lovely! Always love H&M, get some fab bits! X

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  7. I love the shirt! Very beautiful and one of my favourite colors.

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    1. Thanks! I love the blue too, so nice :) X

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  8. I love this outfit, especially the shirt and cut out boots. I've really enjoyed reading your blog so have followed on GFC.

    http://emmalschwarz.blogspot.co.uk

    x

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    1. Glad you liked it! That's so sweet of you to say, I'm happy you like reading my blog :) X

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  9. U're beautiful <3
    I love your bag too. Xx

    Http://milkandmoonstyle.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Aw thanks, that's so sweet! Glad you like it :) X

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  10. I love the outfit! I have been really into H&M bags lately, I really feel like they are making some good stuff right now. Your bag is gorgeous it makes the entire outfit a bit more glam :)
    Tanja Mortensen

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    1. Totally agree! I think H&M bags are looking more expensive and well made, I love it! Some Zara competition I think! X

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