Friday, 25 July 2014

Happy Graduation Harry!

This Monday was Harry's graduation from the University of Manchester. He is studying Architecture, so although he has graduated from his Part One, he now has four more years to go!! Me, Mum and Harry's family went to Manchester for the big day and it was so so lovely. We had gorgeous weather, and it was a fantastic day spent with such wonderful people. 

Despite it being warm I suited up. These trousers and this t-shirt are probably two of my favourite items at the moment as I am wearing them non stop. The t-shirt kept the look from becoming too much like work wear, and the killer heels kept it glam (or at least I hope they did!) 

Trousers: Joseph | T-Shirt : COS | Blazer: Alexander Wang | Shoes: Stuart Weitzman 

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Thursday, 24 July 2014

Lavish Alice Skort

 A few days ago I wrote about how I have been bearing my legs this summer, and when these gorgeous shorts arrived in the post I had all the more reason to keep flashing some skin. If you follow me on Instagram, then you may have noticed that a few of my daily #fromwhereistand have features these shorts.. I have hardly taken them off! 

From Lavish Alice's new collection, these shorts are the perfect summer pair. I am quite picky when it comes to shorts, so when I like a pair it means they have ticked a lot of boxes:
Not too short - check 
A tailored smart cut - check 
Versatile but not boring - check 
Simple and chic - check 
These are a winner! 

Shorts: Lavish Alice | Jumper: COS | Shoes: Balenciaga 

Tuesday, 22 July 2014

Knits in July

Before you all think I have lost my mind, this is not what I have worn today in this very sticky hot weather we are experiencing!! When I shot this look I thought I would have to write something about the typical rainy cold British summer, but for the past few days its been sweltering. I wore this a week or so ago to run errands and generally potter about. Don't get me wrong, I am enjoying this weather, but I think I like this knit just as much so I wouldn't mind an excuse to get it out again soon! 

Jumpers: & Other Stories | Jeans: Zara | Shoes: Tibi 

Monday, 21 July 2014

The Way To Wear A Jacket In Summer

 I have never really taken to the trend of shirts and jackets tied around the waist, until I saw the ever wonderful Amanda Shadforth from Oracle Fox wearing the most incredible all black outfit with a blazer tried around her waist. Feeling very inspired, I immediately put together a similar outfit, and oddly enough my favourite aspect of the outfit is that jacket around my waist! It was a perfect way to wear a jacket in the Summer, if you're like me and miss layering up in the warmer months, this is a great alternative! It is also a great way to add dimension to an all black outfit, which as you all know is my favourite kind outfit. 

Trousers: Sportmax | Top: COS | Jacket: Alexander Wang | Shoes: Stuart Weitzman  

Saturday, 19 July 2014

New York Wish List

New York wishes

In September I am lucky enough to be going to Las Vegas and New York with my Mum (soooooooooooo excited!!!) Naturally I shall be preparing for this trip by buying holiday essentials, sorting out currency, deciding what to buy when I get there. So I decided I need to add some more black items to my wardrobe as I am sick of seeing myself in so much colour (ha!). These four items are on my hit list, now of course I shall not be returning with all four, just one, and I need you guys to help me decide which is the winner!

Tibi Boots: Going to New York and not visiting Tibi's is a crime as far as I concerned. A crime I shall not be committing, and I wouldn't mind leaving with these amaazing boots.

NewbarK Sandals: I spotted these on Net-a-Porter the other day and I have been dreaming of them since. I think these are the most perfect slides I have seen! I have worn my Ancient Greek Sandal pair non-stop, so another pair would definitely be well loved. But maybe September is too late in summer to be buying sandals? But they again they've got shearling on them which automatically makes them a practical winter shoe... right?

Mansur Gavriel: The current holy grail of bags. This is what I would love to leave with more than anything, however I am being realistic and am slowly accepting I probably wont be able to get my hands on one.

Acne Jumper: Just imagine this jumper, with the bag, with the boots/sandals. An outfit dream. Low-cut, oversized, black, super long sleeves. Need.