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My Week in Outfits

If you’re British, you’ve probably experienced a whole load of extreme weather conditions this week. *Looks out of window* It’s sunny, yay! *Walks out of front door* Bloody hell, it’s freezing. *Walks down street* It’s hail-stoning, great… This weather is as imbalanced as yours truly on one of those hormonal days when my boyfriend tries to hide from me. Creating outfits that are April-appropriate seems impossible sometimes. We all know the feeling… A few tips on how to dress for this crazy, unpredictable weather. 1) Invest in some lightweight jackets. Bombers are on trend and easy to style. 2) Stick to cropped denim jeans. We don’t live in the Bahamas, it’s not time for bare legs just yet – thank god (need to find my gym pass). 3) Wear suede before summer hits. I loved implementing suede into my winter wardrobe last year. I feel like this trend just won’t sit right for spring/summer – get your wear out of suede pieces now before it’s too late. Outfit #1: Out for drinks Last Saturday was …

How to: Wear a Classic Shirt this Summer

Skirts are trending right now. Whether you keep it classy with a straight midi or liven things up with a billowy mini, opt for a vivid floral or a minimal polka, skirts can be your trusty partner in crime this summer to take you from day to night. What’s the secret you say? A classic shirt can change the way you style your skirts forever. If you’re wearing a patterned skirt, a crisp white or baby blue shirt combo creates an effortless and sophisticated look that emits a certain je ne sais quoi that you can’t quite put your finger on. Maybe it’s the nod towards powerful and professional women that it exudes or maybe it’s the seductive connotations surrounding wearing one the morning after the night before – there’s something rather empowering about wearing this basic piece. Especially when worn with a skirt, this combo is the perfect balance – a lady essential on bottom, a gentleman essential on top. There are a few rules you need to abide by to get this look …