When we usually think ‘holiday’ a lot of us would automatically think of sandy beaches and fruity cocktails, right? Definitely. But, what if you’re a bit Greece-d out, like me? I love Europe but this year I felt a little bit unfulfilled, like I’d not really seen anything that new. It was gorgeous and relaxing and fab but I still felt a bit like I needed something new.
Autumn is going to catch up with us quicker than we think, I’m sure of it! It’ll soon be September and time to pack away the sandals and get back into our boots. I’ve been loving some of the new in pieces on the high street at the moment and thought these 6 pieces would be perfect for the seasonal transition. They can all work together as well so they’re great if you’re a capsule wardrobe chick like I wish I was.
Can we say that spring is here now? Finally! We’ve had a few days of around 15 degrees and I think that’s pretty great. Basically just because I don’t have the leave the house wrapped up in a hat, scarf, bomber jacket and parka when I go to work. Winner!
I live in a really hilly, high up place in Nottingham where it’s literally always 5 x colder than it is in the city centre so I’m always chilly on my commute. I’m glad that I can now get back to wearing half my wardrobe again! Trousers, jumpsuits, jackets and tops that I’ve put off wearing for months because it’s basically been too cold. Does anyone else have a summer and winter wardrobe? I always try to pack away some summery pieces so I don’t confuse my wardrobe. I just wish I had a walk in wardrobe so I could see everything better, don’t you?
There’s a definite theme with a few pieces I’ve had my eye on recently and I thought I’d pop them together for a little birthday wishlist as it’s next month but I’ll probably end up buying a couple of bits myself after my birthday as a treat as I don’t expect the amazing Whistles Vacation Sweatshirt as a gift, hello pricey! I’m waiting for a 25% off Grazia code to come my way or something equally lifesaving.
Here you see the so called fashion blogger who hardly ever posts outfit posts in her unnatural habit. An outfit photo! I used to do quite a few outfit posts but due to lack of confidence of getting all the crucial bits spot on, (the hair right, the face right, the awkward expression not looking too awkward etc) I kind of gave up.
I’ve always loved fashion and style but have kind of struggled with the classic cliche of having loads of clothes but not actually knowing what to wear mentality. I’m fed up with it now and after watching & reading Anna from Vivianna Does Makeup’s capsule wardrobe videos and posts, I checked out Un-fancy, the blog she got her inspiration from and I decided to give it a go.
Even though I’m trying super hard at keeping a capsule wardrobe (post to come soon all about this!), the browser in me finds it really hard to not peek into the sales of a few of my favourite shops. Here are my fave sale picks of tops under £5o right now!Reiss Striped T-Shirt 2. Reiss Champagne Fine Knit
Whistles is one of my favourite brands, they just seem to get it right for me every time, their clean lines and punchy prints are just gorgeous and their pieces are always cut beautifully.
But, confession, I haven’t actually bought anything from Whistles. Until now. They’re slightly out of my student price range unfortunately but a girl can dream right? Alas, the dream came true on Sunday afternoon when I spied the infamous red letters on the window of the store. S A L E. Utt-ooohhh! There goes all my un-disposable income.