Just found my self at Westfield West Lakes in David Jones, and stumbled across French Connection. I found myself leaving with a list of “want’s” to pass onto Scott, just incase he hasn’t secretly bought me anything for my birthday.
First up was this cutest black frilly top, peplum style, slightly on an angle. Really cute, I picture myself getting a lot of wear out of this. Also comes in white, but loved the black. It is normal t-shirt cotton, with the frilly bits being cheesecloth which adds a new textured dimension.
I also fell in love with the Colour Block hat – it’s a medium size hat, so has more protection unlike the smaller versions. Great colours black, white and natural – which means will go with all other colour palettes. Great hat for the beach or beautiful summer days in the sun.
Colour Block Hat
I also tried on this cute dress, which just screamed SUMMER at me. Tank style top, with elastic waist and tie belt. It also has pockets (nothing makes me happier than pockets). This dress was a great price too and would be a weekend go to piece for me, especially as the colour palette is fairly neutral.
Joey Chambray Striped Dress
I am loving all these items, just hoping Scott logs onto to take a look. Would love to know which piece you love most. xx
Who doesn’t love a little bling. An easy way to change up an outfit or make it pop is to add accessories. From statement necklaces, scarfs, hats and even shoes – they all create a new look in their own way.
By throwing on a scarf, you can add an extra layer of color and texture to any outfit. And the good news is that they aren’t just for winter these days. You can experiment with different colours, patterns & lengths. The best bit, there is a hundred clips and blog posts out that show you all the different ways they can be worn.
Statement jewellery can include necklaces, earrings and bracelets. By using statement pieces you can take the attention away from specific areas of your body. Just one statement piece can transform an simple outfit and make it pop. We all love statement pieces from the likes of Mimco, Witchery and Colette Hayman, but did you know about a little south aussie brand Blush & Co. These pieces are to die for and hand made with love.
Hats are becoming very popular, from leather baseball caps, straw cowboy influenced hats, floppy felt hats and fedoras. They are seen every where these days and not only in summer. Wearing a hat adds another layering piece which can keep extra warm in the cooler months. Choosing a hat and style that is right for you and your outfit is important. Belts are another way to change up an outfit.
By adding a belt and accentuating the waist you change the whole shape of outfit. Belts over dresses, shirts, cardigans all define the waist and show off curves and even create some. Belts come in a range a sizes, thickness, colours and textures these days, they are another inexpensive way to change your outfit up.
Shoes are in a world of their own. Basically anything goes with shoe colour, pattern and texture these days. Using shoes to transform your outfit can take it to a whole new level of chic, glamorous and sophistication. Definitely invest in a fun colour or printed pair of heels to add spark to a simple yet chic outfit. Take some inspro from below. xx
(all images sourced from Pinterest)