Nearly-Friday-Flares

I have had these Mankind Flares for nearly 7 years. Even though my body shape has changed and these trusty strides are more faded and tattered, I love them even more. Like a good friend that never lets you down.

And here I am, working on my smile ūüôā

Black Vest – H&M. Jacket – Zara. Jeans – 7ForAllMankind. Polka dot flats – Trenery. If you are tall, you can pull off this slightly looser high-waist fit, but if you are a shorty-pants, I recommend a tighter waist and thigh area to make sure you don’t look like you are walking in a denim sack.

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Ballet Flats

I am always on the scout for cute ballet flats. These classic black ones were a gift and SO well-received¬†because, for some reason, brands always add ‘stuff’ like bows, studs & buckles. And I couldn’t resist these amazing polka dot ones.

Black Pumps РWoolworths (similar), Jeans РGStar. Grey Top РGap. Bag РTopShop. Polka Pumps РTrenery similar.

 

 

Green Christmas

Merry Christmas from sunny Cape Town all!!! Green was my theme this year.

My gorgeous friend – White skinny cropped jeans – M&S. Green T – H&M. Tan ballet pumps – local Thai designer. Hoops – Accessorize. Watch – Emporio Armani.

Me – Jeans –¬†GStar skinny. Top – Trenery. Flats – Aldo

Corduroy

A classic cream corduroy jacket never goes out of style…

 

 

 

Jacket – similar. Jeans – Mankind similar. Heels – Aldo. Top – Guess (old)

 

Back to Brunette

After 6 months of having more fun as a blond, I have gone back to my roots, literally. What do you think?

Spending 3 luxurious hours in my local Toni & Guy allowed me some precious Vogue reading. I simply adore these two casual looks (Jen and Gerard Darel styling) Both are making me re-consider navy blue.

Also, how awesome is the new¬†GHD¬†hairdryer? I simply have to get myself one of these beauties (check out that nozzle!!) 2,100 watts, ionic technology and a 3¬†meter¬†cable (don’t you just LOVE being able to waft around your bedroom!)

 

White top – Gap. Jeans – Zara 1979. Belt – Gap. IPhone case – Jaspal

Monday Accessories

Happy Monday all! Hmmm maybe not that happy, especially as I barely had any time to shop this weekend because I was too busy lying on my couch watching ‘Breaking Bad

I did some home surfing though, and found a rather fabulous site called Frames by¬†Warby Parker which has the most gorg glasses. I especially love the Ainsworth Walnut Tortoise ones which would work wonderfully with this outfit. Also love the bright Marshall Rum Cherry ones……want a different pair for every day of the week!

Jeans – Zara similar. Black Linen top – Zara. heart bracelet – Marc Jacobs. Other Bracelets – Kate Spade & local markets. Polka scarf – Mango. Heels – Nine West. Specs – Warby Parker. Belt – local market. Earrings – local market.

Dots ‘n Denim

It’s one of those mornings where I just need to feel comfortable. But not too casual. Enter dots, denim and bling flats. I want to be on holiday under a shaded terrace, sipping sparking Perrier as the bored, slightly handsome, waiter leans¬†against¬†a red doorway, staring dreamily into space. Instead i’m in an air-conditioned office, but the point is, inspiration comes from anywhere, and fashion can transport you.

TGIF

Polka Dot linen top – Zara. Jeans – Zara 1975. Diamante flats – Aldo. Tan belt – Gap