Friday, August 3, 2012


Equipment blouse, Karen Walker cardigan, Topshop trousers and heels, Meadowlark ring

Classic. You know you're onto a good thing when months later you are continuing to receive compliments on said acquisition. While incredibly simple in concept, these Topshop heels - which I just so happen to have in a wine colour also - still manage to stand out and capture the attention of others. It goes to show you the power of simple wardrobe classics, and those that have been re-worked in a way that renders them slightly different to what you would normally expect.

This last year has seen me start to shy away from bold prints in favour of classic pieces and classic cuts with a point of difference, as I've started to appreciate what a beautifully tailored piece can add to an outfit. Cue an addition of white silk blouses, simple grey t-shirts, breton stripe tops, cashmere cardigans in multiples, and full skirts that skim over the hips. This is not to say that I don't still have room for fun printed pieces like these Topshop pants, but more that I've noticed a distinct change in what appeals to me when I'm browsing through shops or lookbooks.



  1. Whoa! I am in love with those adorable heart print trousers :D
    Love the cardi with it. Perfect outfit

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  2. Those pants are pretty awesome!

    I have a few things that I still get compliments on even though they're a year plus old. Makes me feel like I made a really good choice haha : )

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  3. I love those pants so much, I've been eyeing them off for a while! love how you've styled them x

  4. Well, those are beautifully detailed heels! I bet they look amazing on wine red as well! And those pants- lovely as well, I like how they're classic and fun at the same time!

  5. I love your pants. They are so adorably chic. :)

    xx Love & Aloha

  6. I love those trousers, such a sweet print. Those shoes are stunning too :)

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  8. Love the trouser! Cute outfit.
    X An

  9. Love this outfit! Those pumps are fantastic and I love the pants! :D
    I really need to get some silk blouses (preferably Equipment...but they're expensive) and more basic sweaters and trousers... I do like them but I can never find ones that look good on me

  10. Gorgeous outfit! The trousers and shoes are an amazing combo!

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  12. Adore this outfit. I have been coming to love collared blouses recently and layering them under things. Would love to own an Equipment one in the near future. Those pants are gorgeous! x

  13. I really adore this outfit! Those pants, those heels... they look fantastic on you. If I saw you on the street, I'd keep sneaking glances at you as a point of reference for future outfits, seriously xx

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  15. Cool pants! I bought some printed pants recently and have been wondering how to wear them, so this is some great style-spiration :)

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