Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Sporty Streetstyle

Sporty Streetstyle (which is what I'm calling it) is all about re styling sportswear and not just wearing it to the gym. It's about teaming it with your jeans, smart coats, skirts, heels etc. A bit of an edgy look but it really works and is so on trend right now.

 So trainers aside were going for the actual sports clothes now. 

Images from Pinterest. 

A lot of Adidas love going down here which brings me to my recent purchase of this Adidas sweatshirt. 

Available from Very. I completely love it and loved styling it with my coat jeans and boots as I have below. 

Get the look 

So here are some more sports tops to choose from to take us back to the nineties for sure. 

Top left- Very • Top right- Urban Outfitters • Bottom left- ASOS • Bottom right- Topshop

And why not try a retro jacket. 

Puma jacket- ASOS • Adidas jacket- Topshop

So there we have some cool, versatile items. We can now wear our sportswear instead of feeling guilty about not wearing it while we're avoiding the gym- win! ;) 

Thanks for reading! 

Jo X 

Monday, 25 January 2016

Outfit inspo!

A little outfit inspo post here. I saw the gorgeous ChrissyTeigen in this outfit this morning as I was browsing Instagram and it stopped me in my tracks as I LOVE this look. So simple yet classy and chic. Bravo Mrs Legend!

I'm all about this look- from the top knot to the cut out boots. All black everything, broken up with a statement coat. She is seriously working pregnancy. 

Get the look 

The stunning herringbone coat is Saint Laurent and is currently sold out pretty much everywhere. So here is a similar look. 

Coat- ASOS • Jumper- Zara • Jeans- Topshop • Boots- ASOS

Bag- Dune at ASOS • Sunglasses- RayBan at ASOS
ASOS is great for brands and even better if you have the unlimited next day delivery for a year. Defo get on that if you don't have it already! 

Thanks for reading- have a great week! 

Jo x

The Pinafore dress

I've always loved a pinafore dress (probably since wearing one for primary school) and even more recently the denim pinafore. They were very on trend last summer and are still very much now.

Images from Pinterest. 

 I spotted this one last week in Primark at a the modest price of £12! So obvs, I bought it. 

Shirt- Topshop (old) • Pinafore- Primark • Bag- Zara (old) • Boots- Warehouse (now on sale) • Tights- M&S. 

Wearing it here as a winter outfit with tights, shirt and boots- a la Alexa (above). Would also look great with a polo/turtle neck jumper also for winter. For summer I would try a Bardot/off the shoulder top with flat tan sandals or a basic tee or Breton and sneakers ie. Converse or Stan Smiths (no tights) maybe even top it off with a straw fedora if you're really feeling the summer vibes :) 

Get the look 

If, for any reason you struggle to find the Primark number, here are a few others very similar items, also at fab prices. 

Top left- New Look • Top right- ASOS • Bottom left- Boohoo • Bottom right- Topshop

And it doesn't have to be all about the denim. Here are some other styles. I'm Particularly liking the pin stripes. 

Top left- Topshop • Top right- New Look • Bottom left- Topshop • Bottom right- ASOS

So there you have it. A versatile item for all seasons. Great for chanelling your inner seven year old (steer clear of the pigtails though). A bit cutsie yet stylish. Definitely a wardrobe "must have". 

Thanks for reading peeps. Have a good week ahead! 

Jo x

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Winter style- New boots

A quick outfit post that I wore last week. I had been lusting after these boots for a long time and finally bought them.

FromWarehouse and currently down to £45 from £70, they much resemble the Acne studio boots which I also love, available at Net-A-Porter

So last week I wore them for the first time  which I put together with the this outfit. 

Love how they look with a casual outfit like this. Easy and simple yet they smarten up any look. Would also look great with a winter dress and black tights. 

Get the look 

Coat- Zara • Top- Boden • Scarf (exact)- Topshop • Jeans- Topshop

My bag isn't available anymore but this burgundy patent bag from the Cambridge Satchel Company is Simply gorgeous. 

Available at ASOS

Thanks for reading peeps. Hope you're having a great week! 

Jo x 

Monday, 18 January 2016

Blue Monday- January Topshop Wish List

As its Blue Monday aka "The most depressing day of the year" I've done a little Topshop Wishlist/pick-me-up for the January blues.

Jumper- click here • Jacket- click here • Top- click here • Jeans- click here

Absolutely love the jumper from the Boutique range. So fluffy and warm looking and obvs loving the stripes. The blouse is so pretty, I'm a huge fan of the floaty White blouse especially with the flared bottom to hide the lumpy bits (so that sounds gross but you know what I mean) great with some skinnys and a strappy sandal or some pointed court shoes and a nice clutch bag for an evening look. Lastly the jeans, I'm desperate for some new ripped blue jeans hense why they're on the wishlist, can't beat Topshop Jamie's. 

Bag- Click here • Scarf- click here • Hat- click here • Necklace- click here

A few accessories to see away the January blues. This style bag is so hot right now as it very much resembles the Chloe Faye bag just not quite the same price tag. Loving the colour of the supersize scarf, I have the grey and it's the perfect little scarf to accessorise with and to keep you warm. I'm in need of a new fedora too as I've had mine in, like, forever!!! I'm quite fancying a bit of a navy one and this one is gorge! 


The shearling coat is big right now too and quite frankly with this cold whether I'm finding myself very drawn to them. 

Images from Pinterest. 

Some super gorgeous looks here. I remember my Mom having a huge leather one in the 90's which I always tried on (it was so heavy) but I was always eyeing it up. 

Topshop have this great one. 

Definitely loving a bit of the "Del Boy" look myself ;) 

Click here to shop. 

So there's a little wishlist of mine. Some lovely items to see anyone through January. Also, I've just realised that this is my 200th blogpost- woah! Thanks to those who take the time to come over to my little space :) 

I hope your Monday hasn't been to blue. Thanks for reading! 

Jo x 

Saturday, 16 January 2016

Queen Kate style inspo

So as today is Kate Moss' 42nd Birthday I have dedicated this post to her personal style. For me Mossy is the ultimate trendsetter and style icon. I basically love her. Her style is everything I love and need to feel stylish, confident and sexy. 
One of her signature items has to be jeans, whether they're skinny, boyfriend or flared, in my opinion no one where's them better and we all know I love a good skinny jean. 

So I've put together a few of my favourite Kate outfits- which was hard to narrow down as I pretty much love everything she wears but here are a few and where you can get the look. 

Photos via Pinterest. 

Loving the leopard and sneakers. The all black everything look, which is hard to do without looking very "funeral like" but Kate does it so well so we can too, or even break it up a little with a Breton stripe or plain white tee. And then we have the suit with the Stans, such a cool yet smart look. 

Photos via Pinterest. 

Again in the all black look very rock chic. I remember first seeing the middle pic of her in the grey Tshirt and White leg jeans and thinking how simple this look was and yet how perfect it looked. I adore my white floaty tops as shown on the right, so pretty yet made sexy with the skinnys and the knee high boots. 

Photos via Pinterest. 

Back to black again. Loving all these looks. 

Get Kate's style 

Blazer- Topshop • Hat- ASOS • Top- New Look at ASOS • Belt- ASOS

Top multipack- ASOS • Coat- ASOS • Jeans- Topshop • Boots- Office

Fur coat- H&M • Top- Mango • Boots- Office • Jeans- Topshop

Top- Mango • Jeans- River Island at ASOS • Boots- Dune London • Blazer- New Look

Trousers- Zara • Stan Smiths- Office • Shirt- ASOS • Blazer- M&S

Trainers- Office • Shoes- Dune • Ray Bans- available at ASOS

And now for a couple of my own Kate inspired outfits. 

All old items but are all pretty much available in similar styles which I've listed above. Ps, sincere apologies for bad lighting ;) 

So that's it. Hopefully it's Inspired the Mossy in you. 

Thanks for reading, hope you're enjoying the weekend! 

Ps. Happy Birthday Kate :) 

Jo x

Thursday, 14 January 2016

Boys sale buys

A little post about little ones. I recently got Finlay (my 7 year old) some lovely stuff in the Zara sale. He's growing so much so sale stuff is always good and tbf we all love a Zara sale right? Whether it's for us or the kids.

Top left- click here • Top right- click here • Bottom left- click here • Hat- click here

Some good deals for some cool styling. Particularly loving the roll neck and here it is on my handsome dude. 

 I have just come to realise that literally as I was about to post this, it's sold out :(

However this one is still available... 
Also from Zara now £7.99 from £19.99!

While I'm talking about knitwear (the snow is meant to be coming FYI) here are a couple of others I spotted Also in he sale. 
Left now £19.80 from £33- Boden • Right now £12 from £18- John Lewis

Boden also have these gorgeous winter essentials currently in the sale. Loving the desert boots- great deals!

Brown boots now £24 from £40- click here • Gloves now £4 from £10- click here • Wellies now £9.60 from £24- click here • Green boots now £24 from £40- click here

Now for my other little one, he had this parka coat from River Island about a month ago and it's super cute and cool not to mention warm. 
It's not available on the actual River island website anymore but is on Very and in the sale! 

Loves a pose this one. Most definitely one of my favourite coats the boys have ever had and you know how I love my coats. 
Get it here from Very

Some other great Parka's I spotted in the sale. 

Left- Mango at John Lewis • Right- John Lewis

So there's just a few bits I've bought for the kids to keep them snug during this current freeze fest. I don't like to buy too much at a time anymore as they wont stop bloody growing *cries*.

Thanks for reading, hope you're having a good week!

Jo x 

Monday, 11 January 2016

Casual weekend style

A quick post of my weekend style, well Saturday as Sunday I think was mainly pyjamas based- Gota love a pj day!

A not so busy Saturday requires casuals. I went for a dark look; black coat, black, jeans, black hat. A bit gothic so broke it up with burgundy gazelles and grey scarf. 

Get the look 

Coat- M&S • Top- ASOS • Adidas Gazelles- Office • Jeans- Topshop

Scarf- Topshop • Hat- ASOS • Rings- ASOS

Also loving the Gazelles is a 90's Kate Moss. Absolutely love his pic from my ultimate style icon. 

Image via Pinterest. 

Thanks for reading- hope you had a great Monday!

Jo x