This last week we finally got spoiled with summer heat in London, and just like that it’s time for a serious winter clean of the wardrobe and we can finally bring out those more summery pieces. Cropped tops and high waisted combos in sheer fabrics for instance, may the new season begin!
Summer has finally arrived in London and we can finally bring them pins out, something I intend to do in all versions of shorts this summer. Wouldn’t mind jumping into this outfit as we speak, black is certainly not boring, with a blazer coming along this would work perfectly running in between todays meetings.
Happy Monday to you all!
Though I dip my toes into seasonal trends from time to time I always come back to the classics, and a jeans+shirt combo, has pretty much turned out to be my uniform lately. After searching high and low after a pair of high waisted skinny jeans (I just couldn’t wait for Saint Laurent’s one’s to drop in stores), I was thrilled to come across these specimen with the perfect vintage wash. Forget about low or mid-rise, it’s all about high rise in times to come, are you in or out?
Jeans by J.Crew (budget version here), shirt by Acne (similar here), belt by Saint Laurent (also here), coat by Stella McCartney (similar options here), shoes by Jimmy Choo, bag by Gucci and earring by Sophie Bille Brahe.
Happy Monday morning world!
I don’t know for the rest of you, but in London we’re still clinging on to our coats, thank god we’ve been piling up in the winter to keep us going through this long spring. This white specimen for instance, kept me warm between sunny glimpses, heavy showers and chilly winds this weekend, the perfect throw on!
Skirt by J.Crew, mohair knit by Topshop Boutique, coat by Ganni, sneakers by Celine, backpack by Meli Melo, earring by Sophie Bille Brahe, rings by Tom Wood, diamond bracelet by Monica Vinader and sunnies by Tom Ford.
Time for some summery editorial inspiration, especially since we seem to be stuck with our chilly 15 degrees at the moment. If you haven’t seen it already then Vogue UK June issue styled by Clare Richardson, and lensed by josh Olins, offers one of the most beautiful and idyllic spreads I’ve come across lately. Please give us a holiday with the girls on the countryside along with a suitcase of stripped down beige, khaki and chilling white pieces, anyone?
What’s on my mind these days sartorial speaking? Trousers of all varieties, culottes, wide legged, flared, high waisted, you name it. I wish we’ could have moved on to sheer and more leg flashing items at this point, but the springy temperatures seem to have slowed down a little lately, and there’s not much more to do than keeping them pins covered up a little longer.
Happy Weekend you lovely ones!
I never say never, having that said, never did I think something polka dotted would find it’s way into my wardrobe either, and now it has, in the shape of a silk shirt with a bow(!). Polka dots really never was my thing, always found it quite repellent, but luckily things have the ability to grow on us, otherwise we would get completely stuck.
That goes for the backpack too, my newfound love that will be hanging on my shoulder pretty much the days ahead, roomy and practical, why did I forget that after my days in school?
Classic pieces for these transitional days are on my mind, hence picks of the week lands on these beauties that I wouldn’t have mind pairing together this weekend. I excluded the coat or blazer because I’ve already ordered sunshine.
Happy weekend you lovely ones!
Celine delivers another refined collection pre-fall 2014, and though we’ve seen the chunky turtle knits and similar looks before, Phoebe Philo as usual, manages to update even the most basics items. As for inspiration and style notes to take, style with a knitted sweater, pleated skirts, wide legged trousers, wear socks in them pointy shoes and focus on earrings and ethnic necklaces, I’m in!