Tag Archives: Autumn /winter

How to keep your thigh high boots thigh high.Β 

Hey guys..do you suffer from skinny calf syndrome like myself? 

Do you find that your thigh high boots keep falling down??

My problem is that I have to buy a UK size 8 or 9 shoe to fit my big feet but then the calf doesnt fit well.😌.

So there is my little hack of getting them boots to stay up where they need to be.

All you need to do is tie a scarf around the fullest part of your calf. This will create some resistance if the boots want to slide down. Hence preventing your thigh high boots from falling. 
This can also be done with a small hand towel. The best part is that it can also keep you warm.


VoilΓ  !

Thigh high boots that actually stay thigh high. 
Do let me know if the above works for your. Or if you have alternative tip’s please share. 
See you soon. 


A-Z A/W trends 2015 – Shearling

This is just in time as things get even colder.
Textures are huge this season … from fur to tweed to leather to shearling.
Considering that it’s coat season I will be sharing some of my favourite shearling coats .

I love this reversable pile coat from H & M.
It’s like getting 2 jackets for the price of one πŸ‘. You can’tΒ  go wrong.


Check out this patchwork faux fur and faux shearling coat from Asos. And guess what …. its from the Tall range.


This is how I would style my Shearling.


Stay tuned for tomorrow’s trend ‘T’

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A-Z A/W trends 2015 -Over the knee boots

Yep! !!!!!   You guessed it.
Some call it Over The Knee Boots, others OTKB, or even Thigh High Boots. With high or low heel, leather or suede. Whatever YOU call it this is a must have for this season.

Below are some of my favourite for 2015


I am still madly in love with the colour Camel and I am swaying more to the suede/ suedette look. However, peep toes get me each and every time.

I am 6ft 1 and I say yes to some heel with this trend.

One thing I have noticed about these over the knee boots is that it’s hard to find a pair that fits my large calf’s and my thick thighs πŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆπŸ™ˆ



I featured the above boots from New look in my anatomy of the 70’s fashion post. They were great for my big calf and thighs and they are available in a UK size 9

See you tomorrow guys.

A-Z A/W trends 2015 -Margot Tenenbaum

Hey Guys,

So we are half way through the A-Z A/W 2015 trends.Β  A huge thank you for all your support and time spent reading my posts thus far.

Ok, we are talking about the Margot Tenenbaum trend . This links in well with the “G” of geeky goes chic post . However Margot deserves her own blog post as her look inspired several designers such as Gucci and Lacoste this season.

Firstly you will need to get the hair cut right. Straight cut bob or lob with the trademark hair clips.


The long faux fur jacket.


The loafer shoes


The right clothing include tennis dresses , pleated midi skirts. You see were we are going.


Top hold tote bag


And you can’t forget the black eye pencil to complete the look.


There you have it. The very trending Margot Tenenbaum inspired look.


Stay tuned for tomorrow’s  ‘N’  trend.

See you then.


A-Z A/W trends 2015 – Look no hands !

The designers have gone the extra mile to emphasis long sleeves with bell cuffs and balloon sleeves.
As a tall women long sleeves are sooo hard to come by. I am so ready to embrace this trend.
More so as temperature drops my fingers need as much concealing as possible.




I say Yaaaassss to longer sleeves.
Have you seen any stores stocking this trend? Please share below.

See you tomorrow πŸ’‹πŸ’‹

Let’s stay connected

A-Z A/W trends 2015 -Jumper dresses

We have made it to trend number 10.

Jumper dresses are my comfort Zone.
They are super easy, leggings or  jeans…it just works every time.
With the 70s trend still reigning mighty high neck jumper dress are the new biz. Pair it with high thigh boots 😍😍😍😍


I could wear this trend all day every day.
Hope you like and see you tomorrow
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A-Z A/W trends 2015 -A-line skirt

Its time to show off those great legs… winter or not ! The 70s trends is Back with a Capital B thisΒ season.Β Your wardrobe would not be complete without a sexy A-line skirt.

I found an A- line skirt which ticks so many boxes for me on the New look site :

I featured this in my 70s anatomy post.


Why not check out that post by clicking here http://wp.me/p64TYL-7E


You can purchase this skirt right herehttp://m.newlook.com/shop/womensn/skirts/tall-tan-a-line-suedette-skirt-_352673018

I found some other great A – line skirt perfectly tailored for our long limbs. Any favourites?
I adore this front zip peice from Toppers. The colour is everything.Β  Don’t get me started on the pale winter trends. πŸ™ŠπŸ™Š





Stay tuned tomorrow for the ‘B’ autumn/ winter 2015 trend .

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Anatomy of the 70’s fashion

The seventies is definitely before my time but I really enjoy experimenting with different looks and fashions from different era’s.

I am breaking down this look to share how I achieved it. Enjoy !

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For the times when you cant afford a real SUEDE skirt, … a suedette one from New look will do just fine. Β See, you couldn’t even tell the difference. πŸ˜€

I also really like the fit of this over the knee boots, not only does it got over my calf ( yes thats a common issue for me) but it also fits my tights.




Ultimately, this look has a element of fun and sophisticated chic about it. Β Day or Night you cant go wrong!

Let me know what you think of this 70s fashion biology post. Β Also dont forget to connect with me on Instagram @ijaykheavens ( lets be friends)

Roll neck- Primark

Suedette A-line mini skirt- Newlook


Over the knee boots- New look


Across the body bag- River Island

Favourite Fall Flats

Hey Guys, I just wanted to share with you some of my Favourite Fab Fall Flats… yikes.. that’s such a tongue twister. Β I would not say it in a hurry if I were you.

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I do love my flat days, especially for the times when practical and comfort are the rule of the day.

I fell in love with these nude patent pumps just because of the embellishment *coveringface* is that sad?? Yes I can be super girlie and I would say YES to some sparkles any day.

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Brogues have never been so trendy. Β Topshop really pushed the boat out with thisΒ contrast toe cap, lace-up front and cut out style.


Hope you like my Fab Fall flats collection. Do let me know which trendy flats you have added to your shoe collection recently.

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Black Krave cut out Brogues- Topshop


Upgrade your 9-5

Upgrading your 9-5 is not easy but it CAN be done. Interestingly, I did just that by making 2 simple changes…… to my outfit. I am talking about how I updated my 9-5 work look;););)
I am the worst for not making an effort when going to work.
But the following saying really got me thinking:

“Dress the way you want to be addressed”

Getting the balance between looking chic for work yet not over the top is a daily battle. But I think I have nailed the 2 staple peices to update any work outfit.
As we say sayonara to summer and hello fall; jackets, coats, trench coats and classic heels are the only way forward. Make sure you do not get left behind.


These shoes are the business but I can’t help but see them as casual when I wear it to work



Angle grazer trouser are great for work.Β  They are super versatile and very comfort. With these you can bring some colour to any work environment.
Remember smart does not have to mean boring!!




As much as I love this look. Watch me totally upgrade this look to a chic work attire.


What a difference a pair of heels and a Camel Coat makes.





I had fun upgrading this work look. Going back to work on Monday should be interesting.

Long sleeve blouse -Asos


TALL Ankle grazers trousers- Asos


Moonstone flat shoes -Asos


Nude pointed Heels -Asos


Hand Bag- French connection.

Coat -Great Plains

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