Thursday, 20 February 2014

Time flies when you're having fun!

Valentines has been and gone! Hope everyone had a lovely time whatever you did :) I postponed my +Valentines Day 2014 plans to Saturday because valentines day really isn't that big a deal! Although if you have someone you are in love with to spend it with and do something really special then go ahead and make a big deal of it ;) sometimes its a great day to bring back some spark to a comfy relationship.

Anyway so it's Thursday and I am posting about an outfit I wore at the weekend! Time really does fly when you're having fun, this week has whooshed pass! Saturday night was a spontaneous night and I wasn't sure exactly what I'd be doing, so I decided to wear this dress I bought from +H&M recently as it's such a versatile piece. So easy to dress up but also easy to dress down. I ended up going for a few cocktails in a fun bar in central London. I was glad I opted for smart casual! But throw on a sweater and it's easily wearable as a daytime look.

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In the picture I'm wearing leggings underneath as the dress is quite see-through otherwise. I later decided to swap the leggings for a mini black jersey body-con skirt as I didn't feel that cold after all! I also customised the dress slightly by adding some ruching to create an asymmetric hem, I found it more flattering as it brings the hem in at the bottom to emphasise or create an hour glass shape.

Now these boots are another fave and wardrobe essential, they vamp up any outfit plus they are so comfy!! The details get lost in the full length photo so here are some close ups where you can see the studded detail down the back. I bought these at Christmas in Kwai Fong, Hong Kong, in a small random boutique. I literally stumbled across them and they were the last pair there, it must have been fate ;) If you can't find your perfect pair you can always DIY and make some at home! Check out this blogger The Hollywood Heels on instagram where I picked up the idea! Click here

That's all for now folks! xoxo

Thursday, 6 February 2014

Leopard print love

Leopard print may not be on trend right now but who says you need to follow the trends?? When I'm choosing an outfit the most important thing is whether I feel good in it or not. Tonight I feel like leopard print and it feels good so that's what I'm gonna roll with ;)

Leopard print jacket and shorts set by +River Island
High neck black crop top from +ASOS
Plain black suede boots from +Urban Outfitters 

The black crop top and my black suede boots are an absolute wardrobe essential. These boots are my favourite and they literally go with everything!!! And this black crop top is easy to pair with skirts, jeans, leggings, you name it! I went for the plain black base layer to break up the leopard print, some people can pull off full on print all over but for this outfit I felt the contrast was needed. Put on some thick black tights and this outfit is easily wearable in the daytime. Switch up the heeled boots for plain knee high flat boots for a more toned down day look as well as being more comfy in flats!

Are you a leopard print lover or loather?

Lele xoxo