Sunday, 21 July 2013

Street Style Sunday

Hello! Can't believe it's nearly the end of June already! This year has flown by. I hope the sun doesn't though, I've heard we've got two more weeks of it and I want every day of those 14 please. More street style today. I took this one the other day in the Northen Quarter - my favourite place to go style hunting - and spotted this woman. I love all the different elements in this outfit. The stark white dress, the mesh panel, acid wash denim jacket, the pumps, the bag with a very long strap (which I love) and then backwards baseball cap. I think it takes a certain level of cool to pull the latter off, and she'd definitley got it. It's kind of 90's meets sports luxe. Don't be afraid of mixing different styles together, you never know what will work. Put a leather jacket over a cute girly dress or a big jumper over a fancy skirt. Opposites attract.

Thursday, 18 July 2013

Street style

I am so ashamed of the delay of this post, it's been far too long since I've posted. Gotta get back on the regular blogging horse. I blame the sun haha. That and my laptop screen melting (seriously). But here and I am and I have some amazing street style for you and more to come over the week. As it's been glouriously sunny the past few weeks I'm starting today with this gorgeous lady to illustrate some summer style basics. First of all the summer dress. If you've been hiding in jeans - and I've seen a few of you, what are you thinking??!! Are you not boiling? - then get yourself a summer dress and don't even think about adding tights. There's lots of different styles, maxi's, midi's and mini's, loose kaftan styles if you prefer sleeves, shirt dresses. Nothing makes me happier than bear shoulders, bare legs and a really sweet summer dress. Also don't worry about having to pair your dress with delicate sandals, like in this photo plimsolls or converse are a great options. More comfortable too. Then finally a denim jacket keeps the evening breeze of your shoulders when the sun goes down and you're still in that beer garden so the fun doesn't have to stop. God I love summer.

Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Crop top and trousers

Here are the crop top, trousers and midi skirt I was telling you about the other day. So pretty, the online picture doesn't do them full justice. Plus now they are on sale, hooray! No need to choose between the trousers and skirt. The dress code at where I now work is really flexible but after almost 3 years of working in an office I think I'd feel bizarre walking into work with my midriff out (That's max two inches below the bra line to remain chic by the way, if you can see your belly button you've gone too far!). I'd be like, surely this is not ok?? I'm reasonably conservative dresser really, well bar my love of a mini skirt (how many do I have now? Like ten? Always with tights!) I only have to wear something sleeveless and I'm worry it's too much haha. But it's great to have the opportunity to be more adventurous, I vow to experiment!

1. Crop top - Rubee B at New Look
2. Trousers - Rubee B at New Look
3. Skirt - Rubee B at New Look