Tuesday Talk…

Having skimmed through some of the AW17 NYC & London shows its clear to see that colour colour and more colour is everywhere.  There is no real trend happening just that different fabrics from velvet, tulle, silk and lace to metallics, embellishment and prints,  and styles from decades past are all on the horizon.  I think it would be pretty accurate to say just about anything goes really. And I think that’s wonderful as that is what fashion is all about, from that, individuals can create their own styles.

One trend I am talking about today is Gingham! I do love a bit of gingham but at the same time I feel one needs to tread carefully when choosing to dress in gingham, lets remember gingham has dressed many a tea table and jam jar for decades. If the incorrect garment is chosen and styled badly then you’re not going to be doing this trend or yourself justice.  My high street hits below.

Gingham blouse with tie sleeves here

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If you know the styles I go for as often as possible you will know this style ticks all boxes, floaty, full sleeves, great length and such a cute fabric to match although it’s not a cute dress, I feel the style of the dress really balances out the fabric ensuring its not too girly. Especially worn with a pair of converse 😉 Buy here

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This shirt is great for dress up a pair of high waisted jeans and a blazer, love the ruffles in all the right places. Shop here

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This is a favourite, tried and tested I loved it on, I also felt its is such a versatile top, from wearing it with a pair of shorts to a pair of leather trousers in the evening, this top can really be casual or smart.  Shop here

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This doesn’t come cheap but this embellishment!!! Shop here

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If you’ve got a long torso, finding the right jumpsuit can be tricky, usually the Tall department is where you need to shop.  This Jumpsuit looks super cool and again could go from the office with heels and a blazer, straight to the beach with slides.  LOVE – shop here

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Styling your gingham..

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Well Tuesday Talk started yesterday and ended it this evening so I guess it’s happy hump day from me.

x

 

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The Working Week

So many people say that they don’t like spending money on work clothes and they despise getting dressed for work.  Most people work 5 day weeks, this means you spend 80% of your time at work, that’s a lot of time spent not dressing well and feeling uninspired.  So if you want to look good 100% of the time, you had better spend more time on your work wardrobe…

I personally love work wear, I love dressing smartly but with an edge, it can also be fun with gorgeous heels and flats alike, tailored jackets, sexy skirts, lavish blouses and structured handbags, what is not to love about that?

Monday – Not quite ready to let go of the weekend, start the week off fresh with a statement necklace and Nectar Bag

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Straight Draped Trousers J.Crew // White Shirt Zara // Black Courts with Gold buckle Kurt Geiger // Statement necklace Stella & Dot // Crewneck Coat Zara // Nectar Orange Loop Handle Bag Whistles

Tuesday – keeping it simple, clean and focused for a Tuesday

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High Waisted White Pencil Skirt Asos // Grey Sweater Reiss // Gingham Bow Pointed Courts Topshop // Pearl Necklace Stella & Dot // Grey Leather Holdall Topshop

Wednesday – we’re on a midweek high, keep it interesting  with plenty of colour

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Frayed Structured Jacket Zara // Floral Pencil Skirt Ted Baker //  Flat Pointed Loafer Whistles // Black Holdall Bag & other stories // Rose Gold Bracelet Monica Vinader

Thursday – wear an embellished clutch bag and statement earrings for after work drinks

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 Blue and white dress Whistles // Green & Navy Embellished Bag Reiss // Green Suede Courts Reiss // Navy Chandelier Earrings Accessorize

Dress Down Friday

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White Shirt (same as Monday) Zara // Vintage Skinny Jeans Topshop // Structured Trapeze Bag Whistles // Pointed Shoes CJC // Coat Whistles

A bit of food for thought for next week 😉

Have a lovely weekend x