Liking The Look Of….

I kind of need this jumper in my life – it would work equally with well skinnies or over dresses. And it’s animal print. It practically deserves to live in my wardrobe.

Monki £30

Monki £30

I already have a red dress but I like the sleeves on this one and it’s a decent price. I could dress this up or down easily.

JijiKiki £12

JijiKiki £12

Oooooooooh look at the pretty sparkles. I’m a magpie for anything shiny or glittery.

Dolly Dagger £73.25

Dolly Dagger £73.25

I just know that this would get referred to as roadkill if I ever wore it to the pub but I freakin love this

Pretty much sums up how I feel about men at the moment!

FD Avenue £15.99

FD Avenue £15.99

Pretty casual for me but this is sweet, really like it.

So there’s another wishlist. Why oh why can’t I have lots of money?!

Do you like my picks?

L    x

One(sie) Love

Yup it’s that time of the year with the dark nights drawing in and the temperatures rapidly dropping that I reach for the onesie to keep me cosy warm at night. My sister bought me one 2 years ago for Christmas and it’s safe to say I love it. Not the most attractive but ever so comfy. The only downside to wearing a onesie is having to unzip to pee. Oh and looking like an overgrown toddler/tellytubby!

I bought the bestest a pink patterned onesie from TK Maxx as a Christmas gift last year and we have decided to buy each other ones this year.

Here’s a look at the best around the web that I’ve found:

BHS £25

BHS £25

Next £32

Next £32

Matalan £14

Matalan £14

George @ Asda £14

George @ Asda £14

I’m particularly drawn to the Matalan one. I would just like to state that I would NEVER venture out of the house wearing one of these, strictly for lounging/sleeping in.

Are you a fan of the infamous onesie?

You’ll Never See Me Wear A Suit Of White

I’m a huge Johnny Cash fan so it was only appropriate to have one of his lyrics as today’s post title.

My first day off in over a week and I still ended up wearing a predominately black outfit!

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Hat: Vintage

Tee: Bathroom Wall

Cardigan: New Look

Trousers: H&M 

Boots: Debenhams

Bag: Zara

I’ve had this tee for about 2 years now but they still stock it on the website Bathroom Wall which sells thousands of different music/band clothing. I have a few Johnny Cash tshirts from various retailers but this is probably my favourite.

I’ve barely taken this cardigan off since buying it and whenever I wear it there’s always someone who feels the need to stroke it!

These trousers get worn on such a regular occurrence there’s nowt much I can say about them except how comfortable they are and the print makes me feel a teeny tiny bit more stylish when I wear them as part of a casual outfit.

The boots aren’t actually mine, they belong to the momma, who is on holibags so I am raiding her accessories.

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The ring is from Primark and the bracelet River Island

This morning saw me and Carla getting our eyebrows threaded followed by a spot of shopping and some lunch.

This afternoon my niece, sister and I took our dog Lloyd for a walk. Obviously those red Debenhams boots weren’t made for (dog)walking so I swapped them for some black and white Converse (again belonging to my mum)

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Whaddya think of my outfit? Do you have an item that makes you a casual outfit feel more dressed up?

L     x

Should I Bother???

So whilst cardigans are nothing new for Autumn/Winter the surprise object of lust amongst bloggers such as Sarah @ BloodRedMoon, Charnelle and Helen appears to be cardigans of the fluffy variety and I have been wondering whether to follow suit.

I know that Primark are selling these for £12 but I’m leaning more toward the New Look version even though it is more expensive at £24.99

new look fluffy cardigan

Because of work I’d have to opt for the black version but it also comes in cream which my darling niece tried on recently!

"It's sooooooooo soft LeeLee, I want one in my size"

“It’s sooooooooo soft LeeLee, I want one in my size”

She’s such a little fashionista and likes to pick out her own clothes and she probably owns more handbags than my sister does!

IF (more like when) I do buy this then I’d pair it with my trusty H! by Henry Holland (p)leather skirt, a basic black tee, black opaque tights and my little suede Primark booties. It’s totes about the different textures when it comes to an all black ensemble dontcha know.

I can see me wearing this cardigan constantly and for non work days it would be so easy to throw on over a dress, just add tights and boots and I’d be all set for the rapidly decreasing temperatures.

The one way I can add a touch of fun into my work outfits is with accessories so I’d wear one of my ever-growing collection of Jiji Kiki necklaces, my newest one is a cartoon unicorn – SO cute.

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The necklace has now sold out but please go check out the website for the huge variety of jewellery at affordable prices.

So have you succumbed to the fluffy cardigan fad?

Should I bother?

Would love to know thoughts

L    x

Expanding My Horizons… With Ji Ji Kiki

If you’re wondering about the title this post is part of a series where I find new stores/websites I’ve fallen in love with and Ji Ji Kiki is the latest brand to capture my heart. Classed as an independent online boutique I adore the quirky jewellery and the homewares section is just lush.

The titles of their clothing makes me smile. SO much nicer than a generic “red ruched dress” etc.

Both dresses are VERY me.

The jewellery is a mixture of quirky and vintage inspired pieces and any store selling unicorn accessories is immediately going to appeal to me!

There is also a vintage section where you can buy jewellery and homewares with prices starting from £3.50.

I had one of these mugs! Seeing it again totally takes me back to my childhood where a lukewarm cup of tea was concerned a treat and made me feel like a grown up.

I’m also impressed with by the look of their handbags.

So what are you waiting for?! Go check out Ji Ji Kiki for some quirky goodies at fab prices. As soon as pay-day comes around that red boat dress is mine!

Have you heard of Ji Ji Kiki? What do you think of my picks?

L      x

New Job, New Me!

I start a new job this week, retail management for a  lingerie store, and although there is no uniform to wear I will be required to dress in plain black during my working hours. I own plenty of black clothing but alot of it is black with embellishment or patterned or too casual for business. Here’s what I’m contemplating buying:

River Island £28

River Island £28

In Love With Fashion £32

In Love With Fashion £32

This wrap dress looks like it would be ever so flattering. Also comes in a range of other colours.

Matalan £20

Matalan £20

ASOS £15

ASOS £15

It’s the one thing I don’t own, is a pair of black trousers or jeans. I don’t even have a pair of black leggings! These ASOS twill trousers would make a welcome addition into my wardrobe.

River Island £20

River Island £20

ASOS £22

ASOS £22

The shoulder detailing is lovely and makes this a little unusual.

River Island £28

River Island £28

New Look £16.99

New Look £16.99

This embellished sweater is quite casual for me but I reckon I could make it work.

Pop Couture £18

Pop Couture £18

I also need to look for comfortable black shoes:

ASOS £28

ASOS £28

New Look £17.99

New Look £17.99

New Look £29.99

New Look £29.99

Dorothy Perkins £35

Dorothy Perkins £35

 

Any thoughts on my picks? Any tips of not getting lost in a sea of black?

L      x

 

 

 

 

And We Won’t Be Found

Title is a song lyric from Passenger’s song The Last Unicorn

Animal motif clothing is hardly innovative but lately the animal of choice seems to be the unicorn. Trendsetters that we are Yvonne, Carla and myself have been obsessed with all things unicorn related for a few years now thanks to an in-joke.

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I’m actually pleased about the influx of unicorn apparel and accessories and this is my pick of the best around.

£28 by Brat & Suzie at La La Land

 Brat & Suzie at La La Land

This dress is also available at Topshop and has been seen on Perrie Edwards of Little Mix fame

Are you a fan of unicorn clothing? Any other websites selling unicorn accessories I should check out?

L     x