When I look at this image I think layer cake. Each colour is separated by the other going from the earrings to the sandals. The earrings are DIYed from a necklace that I did not like. The blouse I have altered to fit me better. And the belt in the trousers I have replaced with a more suitable one. It’s all in the detail.
Has anyone spotted yet my obsession with pairing green with pink this season? I just can’t help myself. I find it so fresh. This is another take on the theme. The blouse has some intricate stripes situation, but the main interest lies with the quite oversised necklace that I had for years now. I have kept everything else rather plain. The colour of the sandals matches one of the colours in the necklace. This is what I would be wearing if I was allowed outside.
Ok, it’s all Primark look. I do find interesting pieces in this store. Most of their clothes are not so great, but some of which I have bought lasted me for years. This outfit is a bit DIYed. I was on a lookout for some decent length shorts for a while with no results. So, I have bought culottes in a summery, light material and light colour well knowing that I am not going to wear them that way, but going to shorten them to get the desired shorts. Also, the earrings started of completely gold, but I have painted them with a couple of coats of nail vanish in sagey colour. Sage goes well with pink, especially pale, also as the shorts are quite high-wasted, I have opted for the cropped version of a top, and it still hardly shows any stomach. Pink and sage accessories and the outfit is done.
Well, let’s be honest there is only so much you can do with a pair of trousers in summer weather. This look is more for the evening when the temperatures drop a little and you can actually bear a long sleeve. I do seem to like this particular shade of green as I do have a couple of things that go together. The same idea with sandals but these are more cream colour than stark white and a matching bracelet and pale gold earrings, as a necklace, in my opinion, would be too much.
As you can see the trousers are staying with me. Now I need to try to style them differently every time. So this time a little bit 50ties style with a white linen shirt tied at the waist, big, black shopper and flat, white sandals.
A wild card outfit. I got these trousers in the sale. With the current situation, you can not try anything in the fitting rooms, so they had to come home with me. To be honest, after trying them on I was not blown away but they are growing on me. The test is to be able to think of at least 3 outfits featuring them and I am going to post them as I go along. Probably it’s only a flash in the pan trend, on the other hand, floral prints do come back summer after summer and pink is a prominent colour in my wardrobe, Time will show. I’m styling it with a vest in one of the colours from the mix and of course white trainers. Don’t have any decent pink earrings so a bracelet will do.
Suits in vibrant colours are very much in at the moment but do not let the fashion dictate what you need to wear. As much as I like a bit of strong colour on my bottom half, the jacket to go with it would be a bit much for me, also the colour isn’t the most flattering for my complexion. So I have stuck to my guts and only got the trousers, which will go with a lot of things that I already possess.
This top was someone’s sweat and tears, not that not all clothes are made this way. This top was hand made by someone and then abandoned and then found by me and quite adored actually. It is that colour blue that suits most people and its cropped, so its perfect for hotter days. I’m wearing it with similar blue jeans and some pink as a statement colour as there is pink in the pattern.
As a person that doesn’t throw away good clothes, I have a lot of them in my closet. This open caftan deserves more attention that is getting. It consists of many colours and should be easy to style. This time I have paired it with pink trousers, nude, cropped top, nude bag and metallic trainers for an easy, comfortable look.
As you can see, I’m still not over metallics. In the middle of winter, I have found these trousers in a charity shop and thought of a sunny, spring day when I’m going to wear them. The most comfortable trousers they are not, but I love the two-tone metallic finish. I have paired them with a jumper I have bought last year and some pink statement earrings and pink trainers. The bag is rose-gold so in other words kind of pink too.