Basic Just Won’t Do

Hi Guys,

I was really lucky this week and managed to have a day off when the sun was shining.  I did this shoot in St.Stephen’s Green and I am already starting to get excited about Spring/Summer. However, the weather is definitely not reflecting this and we still need to wrap up. I’ve injected a bit of colour and fun into this look to break the monotony of winter neutrals but still kept it warm in corduroy and boots. Waistcoats are a great transition into the season too while the shops are launching their spring collections but you’re still feeling the chill. I’ve popped a slogan t-shirt into this look to add a bit of cheeky fun but kept a long sleeve top underneath for warmth. This week’s OOTD is a real treat featuring plenty of bargains!

Hope you enjoy.

Until next time,

Christine xox

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This button front corduroy skirt from Topshop is perfect for channeling the 70s trend of the season. I’ve paired it with this slogan tee from H&M to give it a modern edge. The boots are probably my favourite buy of 2016 so far. This snake print ankle boot is all over the highstreet now and looks great with a midi skirt. I got these for €25 euro in Penneys/Primark and they are a really comfortable fit. The wasitcoat is also from Penneys/Primark and looks great with this outfit. Waistcoats are perfect for layering up and this one will be particularly handy when the weather starts to change.

Skirt: €13 Topshop Sale

http://eu.topshop.com/en/tseu/product/sale-offers-4181372/sale-4181373/skirts-485475/cord-button-front-midi-skirt-4522259?bi=1&ps=20

Waistcoat: €20, Penneys/Primark

 

Boots: €25, Penneys/Primark

Necklace €5, Penneys/Primark

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14 Comments

  1. January 23, 2016 / 1:40 pm

    perfection!! I love your shirt and skirt 😀
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  2. January 23, 2016 / 6:46 pm

    Great outfit, I love the boots!

  3. September 30, 2016 / 1:46 pm

    OMG I love the boots! Deffo not basic x
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