Have you earned your fashion stripes.
You have to be pretty bold and basically not give a damn to try this striking stripe on stripe combination. But guess what…. I think it totally works. Don’t you?
This ensemble has it all going on. More is surely more here. We are seeing this trend all over the fashion runway with designer taking a linear approach and mixing chunky and thin stripes, vertical and horizontal. Anything goes so there is room on the line for you to stamp your personality on this look.
This wrap front shirt does wonders for me and the neck line is very flattering. As you can see this “fab” blouse was perfectly designed for my tall limbs and the sleeves kiss my wrist perfectly.
This trend will have you on the fast track to fashionable lane.
Today I am rocking out in a tea length wiggle wiggle dress … otherwise known as a midi dress.
Midi’s have made a massive come back and so now you can add more class to you closet with one if these.
This dress from Asos is my current day and night go to dress. Give me a pair of flat pumps and I would go from a lady who likes to lunch to casual shopping spree with the girls in an instant. It is totally versatile.
Wiggle wiggle dresse you are cut to perfection and you flatter and flatten all the right places.;)
One thing I love about midi is that it is not restricted to a specific body shape. My slim and curvy ladies can pull this off and so can my petite and tall beauts.
Have fun with experimenting with dress lengths and don’t let anyone dull your midi shine.
With the summer FINALLY visiting the UK it’s officially play time.
I am totally not leg confident but this playsuit adds variety to the everyday choice of shirt, dress or trousers.
I love the skirted front of this number. It is not as covered as I would have liked but I subconsciously feel less exposed.
The deep cut back means you need to have your bra game on point. I decided to wear my clear back bra from Debenhams with this playsuit and it worked well. If your too blessed to not be able to go bra less you might want to consider a good bra before purchasing.
For the curvy ladies getting a good fitting bra can be the bane of our lives not to mention a multi-functional one.
I am not convinced that this playsuit is the most comfortable but I know for sure that it brought the heat.🔥🔥🔥
And that ladies is the price we sometimes have to pay.
With an outfit that speaks volumes my accessories were kept to a minimum.
Words can not describe it but there is something about having your hands in your pocket and strutting “your stuff”. We see it on the runway all the time…It’s oozes confidence.
Shoes – Valentino
Clutch bag- French connection
Necklace- Thrifted from my sister maternity closet.;)
Backless bra- Debenhams
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Is it too warm to wear a sweater in the summer … Well in my eyes, comfort is always in season.
I am feeling comfortably fashionable in this ensemble. If you live in the UK you will understand why it is good to stay loyal to warm wears. Yes, even in the summer months.
I love the cut out shoulder detail on this sweater. As I always say, “A little shoulder sexy-ness never hurt no body”. Instantly this sweater does not look so chunky , although its a pretty thick yarn. The oversize cut makes this a perfect piece for relaxing in as it hangs looses on the body.
Would it be wrong for me to just live in these jersey trousers.?
They are so comfortable. What I love most is that they are in this Oak Buff/ Camel colour that is hot for Fall 2015. Ladies I know we complain about trousers not being long enough but these trousers really shut me up. The viscose fabric dropped so much that this trousers would have been sweeping the streets had I not rolled them at the waist.
I completed this look with a simple neck piece . For the effortless fashionable finish.
I had totally forgotten about my Birks till I visited my physiotherapist who pointed out that I was getting flat foot. Now am on a quest to take better care of my feet. I am no podiatrist but I have read that the raised arch of Birks helps support the foot’s natural shape and structure.
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How do you wear black in summer ?
While some of you are going crazy over orange being the new black, for black has always been the new black and the only black… sorry to burst your bubble. It almost seems strange to choose a black number on a hot summer day but guess what …sometimes you want to defy the normals.
Yes black is rather solid for summer “they say”… thats until you add some accessories and texture to break it up and prove them wrong
So from the head … a bob or cropped hair style means you need not worry about your hair getting in the way.
Keep your dressing simple and chic. This off the shoulder boat neck leotard is great for a Lil shoulder sexynessssss. … A must have for the summer plus it totally softens this look..
High waisted jeans go a long way in giving an instant and painless tummy tuck.
My tassle bag adds some much needed texture to this outfit. Suddenly this all black ensemble has movement. Great for my festival fanatics.n
Finally some killer heels. I have all the height I could ever require but the battle to be content continues.
I opted for cut out Sandals as no one likes sweaty feet in the summer. No doubt we stay on trend as caged shoes are a wardrobe essential this season.
Would you be seen in all black in summer.? How do you make “all black” less grungy and more gorgeous.
Have you ever put an outfit together and thought you were too matchy…. too coordinated. That perfect green dress paired with the green shoes and of course a green handbag topped with green accessories and you have created a monster outfit.🐉:D:D.
Well not anymore. This is the time to put your co-ordination skills to the test by giving the matching sets trend a go.
I think I pulled it off pretty well. Will be great to see you comments below👍.
Yes… in case you were wondering this is a set. A peplum top teamed with the matching pencil skirt.
I have to give credit where credit is due. This peplum top is cut to perfection and it fits almost pefectly on my tall build. Believe me I know a thing or two about how clothing should fit with almost ten years fit modelling experience. From the sleeve head to the neck line and the waist line seam is well positioned ( although moving it a few Cm south would be perfect👌).
Is it me or do I have a slimmer and longer silhouette in this outfit? Can not complain though, plus its Scuba fabric 👐👐👐
Am having a midi obsession and love that this shirt is just over the knee and for a non Tall item it’s a pretty good length.
Be sure to let me know your thoughts on my matching set.
Top -ASOS Peplum Top In Vibrant Floral Print Co-ord – Blue
Skirt -ASOS CO-ORD Pencil Skirt in Scuba in Floral Print with Front Split
Lilac Shoes from Newlook
Lipstick from Lime Crime (pansy)
Necklace from Sheinside
Sunglasses – Sunday somewhere X fashion Toast(Paris D frame)
There are no two ways about it I live in my skinny jeans. But from time to time it’s important to move away from your comfort zone.
I am very glad that wide leg trousers have not totally died and I strongly believe they are making a comeback. I refused to threw out my wide leg trouser and jeans and I don’t think you should either… (advise from a hoarder).
I felt really ‘hippie’ in this paisley print palazzo trousers. To top things off I rocked out in my tassel bag.
Prints are taking over this summer 2015. The trick is to mix your printed items with bold colours as I have done here. Stay tuned for my take on prints. You will be amazed at the variety.
I said YES to a bit of fringe and some tassel on the top; in an attempt to bring back the 70s shake to this 21st century world.
I love the back slit on this maxi duster … it gives a cheeky peek of my palazzo trousers with every step. It also give added movement to this cover up. All for extra fabulousness;).
The duster jackets are very similar to trench coats but made with much lighter fabrics so they are prefer for the spring and summer. The perfect ‘threw on’ to keep my skin covered and cool in the 45 degrees middle east sun.
Maxi Duster jacket with back slit -Custom made
Cami- Asos tall
Palazzo trouser -Dorothy Perkins Tall
or you can find similar at Long Tall Sally http://www.longtallsally.com/p/tall/paisley-palazzo-trouser-03J43#03J43BWH
Gold sandals -Primark
Leather bucket bag -Zara http://www.zara.com/uk/en/woman/handbags/view-all/leather-bucket-bag-with-fringes-c719532p2401556.html
Sunglasses – Sunday somewhere X fashion Toast(Paris D frame)
Every now and then I get this urge to clean up my act!
I usually become best friends with the whole food aisle at my local Sainsburys.
My dear friend was just telling me about the important of putting natural products both inside and outside the body.
Your skin has pores and apparently 60% of what is applied to the skin is absorbed into the blood stem.
I recent discovered Love and Toast
It smells gorgeous and I can’t believe it’s natural. I have been using it in the 40 degrees Dubai sun and it doesn’t change smells like most fragrances do in the heat.
Made with Natural alcohol, Petrolatum free, Paraben free, Phthalate free, No animal ingredients.
Great for those moments when you need to freshen up. The honey and coconut blend is absolutely refreshing.
I got mine from Amazon, can’t wait to get my hands on the rest of the honey and coconut collection.