E’s lookbook ‘Meddow in a top’

A highly flowery pastel blouse worn with paper bag waist trousers, cream bag and brogues and pearly earrings

I have high hopes for this trousers.

They do remind me of my youth and the 80-ties style is very much up my stream. The colour is perfect, pale blue, so all other pastels harmonize with it as shown in this example. The blouse highly elasticated can be worn in many ways, but the most comfortable is just pulled above the shoulders. Let me also draw attention to the bag, highly inspired by Chanel is surprisingly roomy and despite clinking of the chains comfortable to wear. I have finished off with some pearly jewellery for an even more feminine touch to offset the masculine trousers.

E’s lookbook ‘Old navy classic’

Lookbook:

Cardigan: Monsoon

Bomber: Stella

Trousers: H&M

Brogues: Primark

Bag: Rowallan

A pale pink, floral bomber jacket worn with a waterfall navy blue cardigan, pink brogues and navy blue jeans and a bag.

The picture does not do it a justice.

The bomber jacket barely visible in this picture has a floral print with a pale gold metallic thread and pale pink background and it’s stunning. Combined with a much plainer cardigan, skinny jeans and pale pink brogues makes the outfit wearable and cool. want more colour keep the cardigan open, want it less wrap the cardigan up. the colour combination is neutral with a bit of a pop of metallic. overall a croud pleaser.

E’s lookbook ‘Spring pastels’

Lookbook:

Coat unknown

Hoody: Select

Vest: H&M

Denim: Primark

Trainers: Primark

Bag unknown

Paper bag waist trousers worn with cropped white hoody, pale pink, long coat, cream bag and cream trainers

Spring pastels

is what I need right now. It’s getting warmer but the mornings are still chilly and they require a light jacket. I had this light jacket for a while but found it a bit too intimidating until I have figured it how to dress it down. I was eyeing this paper bag waist jeans in December last year, but then we went to a lockdown and I thought it was all over. When I saw them again this spring I had to have them. Love the colour, love the cut, intend to wear them a lot. Another impromptu purchase was this very cropped hoody. It makes sense to have something ending on your waist while all my recent buys are all high waisted style.

E’s lookbook ‘Spring metallic colours’

Lookbook:

Coat: Primark

Shirt: New Look

Trousers: H&M

Trainers: Primark

A pale pink single-breasted coat worn with a metallic duo-chrome pink and green trousers, white shirt and white trainers.

Spring metallic colours

is what I am ready for. All last summer I was obsessed with combining pink and green in one outfit and the fascination persist. All the items aren’t new but I am trying to find new ways of wearing them differently. The trousers have a metallic finish that is duo-chrome pink and green and they match the coat perfectly. White is the best to combine with any pastels hence the white, broderie angles, button up shirt, and white trainers for comfort. I have done some DIY on the coat though. It came with hideous brown buttons which speedily got changed to white buttons with a silver rim making the coat look expensive.

E’s lookbook ‘Schiaparelli pink mini skirt’

Lookbook:

Coat: Primark

Jumper: H&M

Skirt: New Look

Boots: Aldo

Scarf homemade

Bag vintage

A white, puffer coat worn with black jumper, pink mini skirt, black over the knee boots, black bag and a stripy scarf.

Schiaparelli pink mini skirt.

How very 80-ties. The whole look is inspired by fashion from the past. I am pushing it a bit wearing a mini skirt in my late forties but I couldn’t resist. I got the skirt from a charity shop, like most of my clothes, in summer attracted by the colour. Schiaparelli pink is definitely in this season and I am taking advantage of the bold colour. As a rule, I do try to avoid putting strong colours with black, but in this case, I have broken the rules. I either wear it this way or not at all. I am limited to one pair of over the knee boots and they happen to be black. But I was trying to make the outfit lighter by exposing more skin and introducing white. Still, it is a pink skirt worn with black and white rather than monochromatic look with a splash of colour.

E’s lookbook ‘A lazy look’

Lookbook:

Coat: Primark

Scarf: Primark

Trousers: Primark

Trainers: Deichmann

An oatmeal colour winter coat worn with an oatmeal, pink and blue scarf, pink trousers and rose gold trainers.

A lazy look.

Post Christmas dressing down. On the days when I can not be bothered to think to much about what to wear but still try to make it different to what I have worn already.

Usually, garments that do not require ironing are favourable, like above trousers. Made of fabrick simmilar to neoprim, somehow the trousers are ill fitted and every time I wear them I am not happy with the look. That may be they last appearence, unless I manage to alter them.

The scarf happen to have colours of the coat and the trousers in it so became part of the outfit. And the trainers became the last resort as I do not have boots in a light, cool colour.

E’s lookbook ‘A gift’

Lookbook:

Jacket: Yashimei

Jumper unknown

Necklace unknown

Jeans: Wrangler

Trainers: Primark

A fluffy, pale grey, short jacket worn with a pink, striped, cropped jumper, beaded, pink necklace, white jeans and white trainers.

If in doubt wear it anyway.

I was gifted the above trousers. Let’s be honest it’s not the style I do gravitate towards, but there is nothing wrong with experimenting with clothes. I wanted to wear them with a street style top and also something cropped so the top doesn’t blend into the trousers to create one big shapeless blob. And then I remembered a cropped jumper from a charity shop. While purchasing the top the shop assistant suggested I would also buy a pink necklace to go with it. Wanting to please the woman as she obviously was given a task to push more jewellery I have bought the necklace too. Never actually wanting to wear them together. But today I have changed my mind. If you want to wear something whether it goes together or not, just damn wear it. Everyone’s style is different and that’s the beauty of fashion.

E’s lookbook ‘Potential’

Lookbook:

Blouse: Monsoon

Necklace: Matalan

Trousers: Primark

Boots: Linzi

A floral pattern blouse with a golden thread within worn with navy blue culottes, burgundy, patent leather boots and a burgundy necklace.

If we had somewhere to go.

If we had somewhere to go I have just a perfect seasonal outfit for it. It is mainly old pieces. The blouse that I have had for a while is an intricate combination of pinks, purples, browns and greens with a golden thread within. I have paired it with navy blue culottes and burgundy, patent leather, crock effect boots. To tie the whole look together I have added a burgundy-purple necklace from a very affordable brand. My tip for today would be to swap cheap buttons for some more upmarket ones. That is one of the easiest ways to make an item of clothing look more expensive. The above culottes came with white buttons which if kept would have cheapened the look.

E’s lookbook ‘Winter pink’

Lookbook:

Coat: Primark

Blazer: Primark

T-shirt: Brookhaven

Trousers: Primark

Trainers: Topshop

A white, puffer coat worn with an intense pink trouser suit, monochromatic sneak print trainers and monochromatic T-shirt.

Styling pink trouser suit.

I have already done this colour combination in the past. But since I want to get as much wear as possible from my favourite clothes I want to give those trousers another spin. While purchasing the pants I could get a matching blazer. But the cut and the quality were questionable so I have opted out. And imagine that, about a month later I have found in a charity shop a blazer in a matching colour in a more flattering cut. Now I have a trouser suit. To give it casual feel I have paired it with trainers. Not plain but monochromatic sneak print. And to replicate the monochromatic feel I have chosen black and white, street vibe, basketball T-shirt.

E’s lookbook ‘More latex and velour’

Lookbook:

Cardigan: River Island

Dress: Stradivarius

Leggings: Edge Street

Bag unknown

Boots: Linzi

A long, burgundy cardigan worn with dusky pink, velour dress, burgundy, latex leggings, burgundy. boots and a neutral colour clutch bag.

More ideas for latex leggings.

It is difficult to not to wear thick tights in autumn/ winter when temperatures start getting uncomfortable. The only problem is that tights look a bit aged. I think I have found a solution to this problem- latex leggings. Not only do they do the same job of protecting our skin, but also look modern and being very slippery they do eliminate wardrobe malfunctions. Again just like in the other outfit I have opted for mixing textures. Shiny latex, less shiny velour dress and matt knit in the cardigan. Colour palette is also rather monochromatic- shades of burgundy and dusky pink.


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