Sunday, 27 January 2013

Earn Your Stripes

I have always been a fan of the monocrome look, in particular black and white stripes so I'm glad that they seem to be having a moment again. I also think jumpers are perfect for this time of year as you can just throw them on over whatever you're wearing to add instant warmth. I bought the jumper below from H&M last weekend and it's good quality for £24.99

To compliment the black in the jumper I wore my American Apparel wet-look leggings which I've had for around 5 years and are so comfortable. I'm surprised they still fit to be honest! My ankle boots are from Linzi. I probably could have done with wearing heels to complete this look but I tend to dress for comfort and practicality as well as style. My cross necklace is from Forever 21 which is one of my favourite places to buy fashionable but affordable jewellery

Saturday, 19 January 2013

My recent purchases

There is nothing like treating yourself here and there to brighten up a dull, cold January. I normally get through this depressing time of year through the medium of shopping and this year has been no exception. Here are my most recent purchases below

My favourite has to be the striped jumper from H&M which I can imagine getting a lot of wear out of until the weather improves. The trousers were £35 from Next and will be great for both work and cocktails and the diamant√© studded shoes were £30 from River Island which I couldn't resist as I'm a sucker for a bit of sparkle

Sunday, 6 January 2013

Black and Gold

I went to my friend's 21st birthday party last night and had a great time. It was even worth the hangover this morning! My trousers were £16 from Primark, my top was £17 from New Look and my blazer was a Christmas present 4 years ago. My very comfy wedges are from New Look. It was a nice change wearing shoes I can walk in

Tuesday, 1 January 2013

Happy New Year

I hope everyone had a fab New Year's Eve. Mine was good until we had to walk in the rain for half an hour to find a cab office, wearing shoes that I couldn't walk in. Anyway, I thought I'd make an effort and get dressed up so I decided to wear the red Ted Baker dress I got for Christmas with a New Look necklace and Office shoes (so pretty but strictly cab to bar wear in future)