So it’s April, that means the weather should be getting better right? Yes, I’m living in the same hope as well, which is why I’ve decided that this week’s Friday Favourites is dedicated to my spring wishlist, which is very floral based, I’m going through a phase. I’ve put together a mixture of pieces, another cold shoulder top, I’m obsessed, statement to subtle florals, as well as a few neutral basics, to wear with those statement pieces, and a 90’s vibes denim jacket with lots of badges on. Basically, this is a what I want to be wearing this spring.
There are so many things I love about living in the countryside, the open spaces, the gorgeous views, incredible walks on our doorstep, and the moment I’m obsessed with the gorgeous yellow fields that are literally surrounding our village, so of course, I couldn’t help but take advantage of the sunny weather to take an impromptu photoshoot of what seems to becoming my weekend go-to outfit, flares and stripes.
There is something about wearing sequins that I think just brightens up any day. Sparkles in general I find helps with the darkness of winter, but sequins just add a whole need level of glamour that helps me cope with the cold. I am currently obsessed with dressing down sequins, especially skirts, with chunky jumpers, denim shirts and trainers, I love it when sequins are worn in a nonchalant way, and by pairing sequins down it really does take the piece away from just partywear and makes it just cool daywear. I have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to sequin skirts, I love
I love it when brands go for something innovative and edgy in their advertising campaigns, in fashion that is generally reserved by major fashion houses, but high street chain French Connection has put together something really creativity and cheeky for autumn/winter 2013 with the help of iconic photography Rankin. Entitled ‘Sketch to Store’, the concept visualises French Connection’s design process, with naked models being covered by the clothing designs sketched by illustrator Jo Bird – such a fun but powerful idea that really translate well in the brand’s first black and white shoot. I love the way it mixes style
I always find getting my winter coat one of the most stressful shopping experiences, that is after finding the most perfect pair of jeans – but I have tracked down some beauties in the January sales. From the classic duffle coat, which is my new favourite – I quite like the Paddington Bear look, to another classic the Pea Coat that was seen on the runways at Stella McCartney and YSL. I have also added in some bright coats to brighten up any winter morning, as well as some chic two-tone coats perfect for office. If you are after a