Statement Trousers

When putting an outfit together, you want to stand out. But sometimes picking a full statement outfit can be a one off chore. Sticking to a key area, is the most versatile way to go. Statement trousers are perfect for any style, shape or person. Stand out in block colours or take it back to the 70’s in flares. So, let your legs take centre stage and have a look through the sassiest statement trousers to own in your wardrobe this season.

All over printed trousers, £45, ASOS

Feel fruity in the lemon printed trousers. Lemons aren’t just for making drinks taste nice, they will make you look nice.

ASOS £45

Floral print tapered trousers, £38, River Island

Bloom as beautiful as a flower in this tapered trouser number. My love for these is growing when they are the perfect attire for events.

River Island £38

Humbug trousers, £50, Topshop

Roar in confidence and work your inner glamorous rock chic. Baaa humbug to the people wanting to have your style.

Topshop £50

Yellow cigarette trousers, £25, Missguided

Shine as bright as the sun in a bold block colour piece. Whether you are socialising or working, this versatile trouser is bound to define your style.

Missguided, £25

Red frill hem trousers, £19.99, New Look

Red can symbolize danger. But it can even symbolize love and we are in love with these. Great for creating the shape to your body whilst still being on trend.

New Look £19.99

Velvet pleated trousers, £59.99, Mango

Who says velvet can be boring? Not Mango. The dark green colour is great for a muted look.

Mango £59.99

Metal hareem, £108, Free People

Party from day to night in all things metallic.

Free People £108

Pintuck culottes, £22, Warehouse

Feel pretty in pink and make the boys wink with a bright pink choice.

Warehouse £22

Fitted wide leg trousers, £15 Pretty Little Thing

Take it back to the era of the disco and dance your way into a stylish wardrobe this season.

PLT £15

Floral wide leg trouser, £32, Miss Selfridge

Flirt your way into a flair of wrap around wide leg trousers. Great for slimming the figure.
Miss Selfridge £32

 

Now it’s your turn to stand out from the crowd.

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Statement Sleeves

Statement sleeves are in everyone’s wardrobes and in all the glossy magazines. It is the style that women are falling in love with all over the world. They are a piece that you should be a proud owner of, but if you haven’t got your hands on a statment sleeve or two, now is the chance. What makes them so stylish and chic? They turn the minimal of outfits, into an outfit to remember.

Ginger babe top, £88, Free People

What do you get if you mix country western and boho chic? A miracle. The pale pink is a great way of calming down a mad statement sleeve.

Free People £88

Striped one shoulder, £30, ASOS

One shoulder tops don’t get enough credit and I am wanting to bring them back. Going for a thick stripe is screaming out all things classic.

ASOS £30

Boxy cropped shirt, £22, Nobody’s Child

For those unpredicted summer days, I have you sorted. For a masculine cut, the frilled rims on the cuff and bodice are great for adding a touch of chic.

Nobody's Child £22

Overlay top, £49, Topshop

No need to route through your Grandma’s wardrobe, Topshop has you sorted. I love a timeless vintage classic, especially when it has a modern twist.

Topshop £49

Floral frill top, £20, One Nation Clothing

From beach vibes to girl next door, the versatile summer print is great to different events. Bardot sleeves take casual to flirt in one step.

One Nation Clothing £20

Poplin top, £25.99, ZARA

White is the new black. This piece shows us minimal doesn’t have to be boring.

ZARA £25.99

Split sleeve bodysuit, £17.99, New Look

Jeans? Check. Skirt? Check. Shorts? Check check check. I can’t find a piece of item this split top does go with. Taking a grecian feel to our wardrobes.

New Look £17.99

Bardot flare top, £18, Boohoo

Brown has been a colour that is similar to marmite. You either love it or hate it. With the white flower print, it brings a new outlook to what use to be a dull colour.

Boohoo £18

Flower embroidered sweater, £59.99, Mango

Watch this space as this care free sweater is soon to be released, with the NEW clothing line. Great as we approach the change from Summer to Autumn, the embroidered sleeves are a great touch.

Mango £59.99

Black tie frill top, £28, Missguided

Tango dance the night away into an elegant one. The frill detail is the definition of the word depth.

Missguided £28

 

Stand out in your statement sleeves and turn your wardrobe into a stylish one. I know one thing for sure, you won’t be wearing a jacket with sleeves like these not worth hiding.

 

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Envy in green

Who else is as guilty as me when we envy someone else’s clothes? As much as we hate to admit it, we all have an envious streak in us. You smile and nod saying they look nice, but inside you’re screaming as you want to have that jacket. Or you are envious that your friend borrowed your dress but they look hotter in it than you. SOMEONE HELP US!! We have hand selected the best green pieces, that your friends can envy you in.

Ruffle sleeve dress, £85, ASOS

Talk about a statement sleeve! I am in love with the off the shoulder detail and exaggerate sleeve. If you are brave enough to pull off this print, then treat yourself  to this stylish number.

ASOS £85

Utility belted jumpsuit, £30, River Island

Wearing smart clothes, doesn’t mean you have to dress boring. Some of us workaholics like to add style to our 9-5 jobs. The belted jumpsuit is great to create shape to your body. Minimal detail makes the greatest detail.

River Island £30

Wrap front top, £19.99, New Look

Wrap yourself into style this season. It is all about embodiment with this piece, able to create a day to evening look.

New Look £19.99

Faux fur bomber jacket, £155, Paul Smith

Urban chics, this one is for you. A statement bold jacket should be in every girl’s wardrobe.  You deserve the chance for all eyes to be on you.

Paul Smith £155

Oversized wool coat, £169, MANGO

This is a piece to watch out for! Mangos new collection is worth drooling over, and with a huge selection of the most stylish oversized coats… Why not? As it is soon to be released, us ladies best get saving for a twist on a classic piece.

Mango £169

Kimono belted midi dress, £42, Topshop

Sometimes, you just want something simple to match your hectic social life. Khaki green doesn’t get much appreciation, considering it is the perfect colour to match all skin tones. You can’t go wrong with a simple midi dress.

Topshop £42

Weliri bag, £45, Aldo

With bags being a girl’s best friend, this bag will be your soulmate. Team it up with a casual outfit and let the bag pop or dress it with your favourite lbd for a night out with the girls.

Aldo £45

Riri sport peep toe boots, £19.99, Public Desire

Anything with Riri in the title, we automatically love. Sport luxe is one of our favourite styles yet. The crushed velvet green clashing with the colourful laces is what dreams are made of. We are one step closer to strutting ourself like fashion muse Riri.

Public Desire £19.99

Asymmetrical dress, £89.99, ZARA

Zara never fails to amaze me. The bizarre combination of asymmetrical and mix of pattern/colour amuses style and we are all for it. Rock this one off piece with confidence.

ZARA £89.99

Palm print trousers, £25, Nobody’s Child

The wider and comfier the trousers, the better they are. Mainly because us girls can sit like a lad and get away with it without a peep of our underwear on show. Best thing is you can hide the bloat on a down day.

Nobodys Child £25

 

We will always envy something we don’t have, but why not do that in style. You work the green and work the envy in you as well.

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Keep it up with Kimonos

Kimonos are your best friend in Summer. They are light enough to keep the hottest days cool and the coolest days warm. Kimonos are great for adding a fun feel to your outfit. You do not have to worry about whether if it will fit in your bag or if it will ruin your outfit. And what is best about them, besides what we have already stated? They come in so many different styles, you can never get bored of them. Take a look at the high street’s best stylish, so you can keep up with the trend in Kimonos.

Vintage kimono, £40, ASOS

What usually comes to mind when you think of a Kimono? Silk.. But ASOS have me in love with the vintage approach to a classic tale. The cotton fabric, gives the Kimono a casual take and we couldn’t think of anything better.

ASOS

Orange embellished kimono, £26, River Island

Feel like a princess in the embellished kimono. The rustic orange tone is great against any skintone. This kimono works wonders when adding a glamorous feel to your outfit.

River Island

Magic dance print kimono, £48, Free People

The vintage chic look is making a comeback. Pair this kimono with boyfriend jeans and a slouchy t-shirt, or opt for a summer approach of a dress and sandals. Will be right back… Just going to rage my Grandmas laundry room.

Free People

Stripe embroidered kimono, £27.99, New Look

Best thing about minimal prints and colours? They can go with anything and any colour. Stripe up your game and you are in for a winner, when you wear this kimono to any event.

New Look

Satin kimono, £69, Topshop

Who needs Tomato Ketchup when you can always have Mustard? Mustard Yellow is my favourite colour to date. Add something fun to your look with a pop of colour.

Topshop

Mes Demoiselles kimono, £65.50, Net-a-Porter

The colourful gypsy motif is great for a mix of colour to your look. You have the opportunity to blend your look with the colours off the pattern.

Net-A-Porter

Floral denim kimono, £29.99, MANGO

Wonder how many times we can say denim in this paragraph… The embroidered denim on denim, takes double denim to a whole new level. It gives loads of depth to a classic trend.

Mango

Jackquard kimono blouse, £15.99, Zara

We have those days where everything annoys us. The thought of the train on a full length kimono touching the back of our legs can make us scream. But kimonos come in all shapes and sizes, and we find the pretty in pink cropped kimono blouse will do us the justice we deserve. Wear both open and shut, for a versatile staple piece.

Zara

White tassel kimono, £45, Missguided

Boho queen over here! We are all for white being the new black. Drape through style like an angel in the silk tassel kimono. Add a belt for extra glam.

Missguided

 

Don’t kick yourselves because you haven’t got a trendsetting kimono, now is your chance to keep up with the style.

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All things mini | Mini skirts

Us girls have a love/hate relationship with mini skirts. It is the constant battle of “Do I have the energy to shave my legs?” or “Can I be interested to put on fake tan on?”. And our answer to these is no. But with my choice of favourite mini skirts to show off your pins, you are bound to put the un enthusiastic attitude behind to make room for the new and improved, stylish you. The you that struts herself down the high street with the to die for skirts from some of our favourite high street brands. Forget maxi and midi skirts, it is about all things mini this season.

Blue frayed denim skirt, £35, River Island

A good denim skirt is a must in our wardrobes all the way through the year. It is a versatile piece that can help casualise an outfit or help clash all things great. Perfect with a statement graphic tee.

River Island, £35

Tie shirt sleeve skirt, £19.99, New Look

A statement skirt is great for our days of having an effortless look. This tie shirt sleeve skirt has everything carefree about it. Forget having to tie your jacket round your waist anymore.

New Look, £19.99

Faux leather stud skirt, £25, Pretty Little Thing

Rock chics, this one is for you. Kurt Cobain will be loving you in this studded grunge piece. Go for high waisted skirts if you want to slim out your figure and key for this is a statement belt or thick waistband.

Pretty Little Thing, £25

Tartan mini skirt, £30, ASOS

“He does dress better than I do. What would I bring to the relationship?” You do not want to reenact Cher from Clueless and you won’t have to worry about that with this timeless classic tartan mini.

ASOS £30

Polka dot frill mini, £20, Nobodys Child

Feminine and flirty in one. Be the girl next door and flirt your way to the front of the line in a print that will get everyone’s heads turning.

Nobodys Child £20

Buckled mini skirt, £49.99, ZARA

A black skirt can be boring. A statement black skirt can be fun. Dress up and dress down this minimal number.

ZARA £49.99

Pleated orange skirt, £19.99, H&M

Stand out from the crowd in a bold colour. All things disco with this skirt from H&M.

H&M £19.99

Rainbow bodycon skirt, £18, Motel Rocks

Somewhere over the rainbow… We can see you. We feel the fun in this multicoloured skirt, perfect for all things festival and 90s.

Motel Rocks, £18

Flounced printed mini skirt, £9.99, Pull and Bear

Layer layer layer. These days, you can’t tell what the weather is going to be like. The bohemian style is great for these days, as you can layer it up.

Pull and Bear £9.99

Tapestry high waisted mini, £39, Topshop

There is nothing wrong in bringing some grandma chic into your look. Work a vintage feel into your style.

Topshop £39

And why stop there? Stock up your wardrobe with the shorter the better and work your way into style this season.

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I SAW IT FIRST | Best pieces

Building an Ecommerce brand can never be easy, especially with loads of competition out there. WHERE DO WE GO TO SHOP?! I came across the up and coming online brand I SAW IT FIRST, and I will assure you, it may of been your first glance but it won’t be your last. And what a better way to start your shopping adventure, with a 30% off code, (HOT30). You don’t need me to tell you to go buy… Treat yourself with a bargain or two. I have selected my favourite buys, that I will surely be working this summer.

Embroidery print playsuit, £35

Who wouldn’t want to feel like a bohemic enchanted princess. Complete the look with a statement belt.

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Bardot frill long sleeve blouse, £20

The honeydew colour is a great staple piece for your wardrobe this summer. Can complete the simplest look for us minimalists.

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PVC High waisted trousers, £35

There is something about these trousers that is a #throwbackthursday to Ross Gellar and a whole load of talc powder. No? Just me? These trousers are great to grunge up your look, instead of opting for the typical black trouser.

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Black studded sliders, £22

Sliders are like marmite, you either love them or hate them. Get your hands on a pair of these studded sliders and slide your way into a rocking wardrobe.

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Embroidered bustier, £18

Feel pretty in pink, with this glamorous bustier. Don’t be afraid to mix up the opposite of styles, as the floral detail is great for a clash. The panelled structure is great to create extra shape to your body.

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Palm print culotte jumpsuit, £30

Whilst you wait for the weather to make it’s mind up, the tropical print jumpsuit will help sort out the hot weather blues. The print is ideal for a few cocktails at your favourite bar. Let’s all keep praying for the sunniest of days to come soon.

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And there is plenty more on their website, where this all came from. See it first, wear it first.

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Flirt in flares | Flare trousers

Flare pants are a vital piece in a ladies wardrobe. You can dress them up, dress them down and where them to practically any occasion. But that is just the bottom line to it all. Where do we start when it comes to if they are going to be flattering on us or not? This is where I come in, as I have selected the trendiest flares for you to get your hands on. From bright colours to prints, it will get you out of the comfortable skinny jeans we all love to hate.

Leopard print flares, £20, Pretty Little Thing

Rock your inner scary spice and treat yourself to a statement print trouser.

Pretty Little Thing

Velour trousers, £12.75, Simply Be

Get all the girls green with envy when you strut your stuff down the high street. A classic high waisted trouser is great for slimming out the figure and elongating your legs.

Simply Be

Love 70 Pants, £65.36, Na-Kd

Take it back to the sailor days in a classic 70’s inspired trouser. Try bringing in colours from the stripe to break the navy up.

Na-Kd Love 70 Pants

Festival tiger trousers, £65, ASOS

Roar with confidence in this eccentric print. Don’t be afraid to clash it up with bold colours or tone it down with a minimal top.

ASOS Tiger trousers

Dreamers trousers, £128, Free People

Vanish away your nightmares with the help of these dreamy boho trousers.

Free People Dreamers Trousers

Flared jeans, £20, Forever 21

These flares work great, whether you are a petite girl wanting to get your hands on a stylish statement jean or if you’re a taller girl and wanting to to define your legs. Double up the denim and rock the grunge in you.

Forever 21 Flared jeans

Blue frill trousers, £30, Missguided

Waltz away in these midnight blue trousers. Add a fun element to your wardrobe, as we are loving the frill detail on the side.

Missguided Blue frill trousers

Floral wide leg culottes, £25, Nobody’s Child

Some of us have a love/hate relationship with florals. A magnetized floral print is a great compromise as it it isn’t too busy, so you can mix it up.

Nobodys Child

Flare trouser, £49, Topshop

As much as we love to stand out in prints and colours, we have our days when we want to mute it down and work a classic minimal look. The oversized flare trousers are great to adding depth to a look.

Topshop flare trousers

Side striped plisse trousers, £42, Urban Outfitters

Sport luxe is all around us on the high streets, and we can’t help but love a comfy trouser. Mainly because we can sit and act unlady like when we have our ladish days.

UO striped plisse trousers

I have given you a helping hand to help flirt your way to into a whole new wardrobe that you will love. Get your hands on a pair of flares and kick start your week into style.

Enjoy x
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