SS20 STREETSTYLE

Hello again.

It’s been forever, and I had no intention of posting until earlier today when I fancied sharing some of my takeaways from all the streetsyle photography from the various SS20 fashion weeks around Europe and NYC. I then realized I had too much to share on IG stories (which is where I was going to post it) that I thought I may as well sum it up here. This is by no means a full round up but just my identification of what was on repeat. Fashion today is such a vast term, as really, there is so much under the trend umbrella, there are so many silhouettes and fabrics being covered at once with the style influencers putting it all together with their own personal style stamp.

Some clear shoe shapes, fabrics and silhouettes shone through. For me some of the incredibly obvious ones were: square toed shoes (all shoes from sandals to boots) , kitten heels, flip flops and chunky sneakers. Mainly dresses and skirts being worn, and when it came to trousers and jeans, they were always oversized, wide leg, high waisted or straight, absolutely not a skinny pant in sight! Beautiful prints, from floral, to check, tartan and granny’s curtains to lots of monotone and tonal dressing. Floaty oversized, puffy sleeved and tier skirted dresses. Big! Leather …. lots and lots of leather. 80’s blazers, longer in length, oversized and shoulder pads (not always all rolled into one). Trench coats for days. Although I think it’s actually compulsory to wear a trench coat in September in the northern hemisphere because that’s probably the only month of the year you are able to wear it, so in order for it to not be made redundant, it must be worn. Not too many jeans around unless in the way of knee length shorts which were everywhere in all fabrics from leather to denim. Denim shirts (never really went out) but are back in a big way. Part of the western style that’s making a comeback too, western boots it is for the upcoming winter in the northern hemisphere (if not square toed or pointed kitten heel – you see what I’m talking about). I took some snaps from various sources (Popsugar and Style Dun Monde mainly) to round up the above in a visual for you. Oh and pastels too. You get it. A little bit of everything and the kitchen sink. It’s certainly awoken the fashion fire that’s been buried deep in my belly and I’m itching for a small splurge on some big trend items (even though I’m trying to be more classic and simplistic (think clean, understated and natural, thanks to my current geographical location), and of course consumerism….and the fact that if you wear anything out of the ordinary in my home town you may be eyeballed the entire day.

Enjoy the visuals.

Let’s start with the leathers as there’s lots of it.

Leather knee length shorts and THE belt of the moment
The 80’s blazer of the season in leather and note the square toe sandal
Leather knee length shorts
Leather skirt (also note the shoes) this vest style has been a huge hit this summer

Leather pinafore dress and the white boots still hanging around and no sign of going anywhere

TRENCHES IN THEIR DROVES:

Note the square toed boot

Loved this trench and the print on print

BLAZERS:

DENIM SHIRTS

Denim shirt with the tiered skirt style.

TIERED SKIRTS AND BIG SLEEVES

The big dress and note the slip slops

BOILER SUITS

WIDE, OVERSIZED OR STRAIGHT TROUSERS AND JEANS

Tonal Pastels and kitten heel mules

TONAL

Tonal
Tonal, wide leg and strappy sandals were everywhere too!

FLIP FLOPS

KNEE LENGTH SHORTS

And lastly I wanted to end with this image, a great depiction of many of the trends all summed up.

I hope you’re all having a great weekend and let’s hope it’s not another half a year until I post again.

XXX

Style Steal

We all love a bargain, especially when the item looks pretty identical to the designer version!!! See a few pretty spot on style steals below….

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Isabel Marant Net-A-Porter

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Embroidered Dress Mango

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Suede Pointed flats Aquazzura Net-A-Porter

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A MUST on your winter coat list is a navy coat!

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Wool Blend Navy coat Stella McCartney Net-A-Porter

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Single breasted navy wool coat COS

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Leopard Print Clutch Saint Laurent Net-A-Porter

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Leopard Print Clutch Mrs Robinson Question-air

Happy shopping & happy bank balance, if you decide to go for the high street version that is.. 😉

X

Weekend Wear

This weekend we will be attending a 1st Birthday party.  This one is special because its good friends of ours little boy who is turning 1! And the best part is they have refreshingly chosen an adults venue rather than the usual in-door soft play.  The venue is quite chic in Chelsea, London where all the trendy Londoners hang out.  Sorry I should rephrase that to, some of the trendy Londoners, NOT all 😉

So the outfit has to look somewhat chic, but it is a kids birthday after all and I will most likely come away with chocolate cake all over me.  I need to be comfy too, as I will spend most of the time running after my 21 month old son…

SO I am thinking something along the lines of below.  A classic white silk tee with pocket detail. Jazz it up with a gold spiked necklace and white ring with gold small stud detail.  Jeans are a must, I love these distressed Current/Elliot skinnies. Snearkers obviously for all the running around, these gold Ash ones below are so cute with extra pazazz. A simple but elegant black coat to throw on over top and we all need a scarf in this weather, this gorgeous leopard print with green and gold detail is divine and brings in a nice pop of colour to the outfit.  I will carry a large black leather shopper for all the toddler paraphernalia that needs to be lugged with us.

Click on the items to shop them.

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