Wednesday, 12 September 2012

New In My Wardrobe #1

In the spirit of welcoming in the new season, I have started to get some new additions to my wardrobe. Surprisingly,I am tired of the heat and I can't wait to get back to layering up. The first place I did a search for clothes is my local charity shop, which is ingeniously called 'charity shop'. I usually go there first because I always seem to find so much and at a very very affordable price. It always ends up saving me plenty of money because everything in the store is under £5.


THE BLAZER
Really loving this dark shade of green this season. Its so striking and although a shade darker than the coats I've seen on the military trend coats, its in keeping with the simple tailored look.
I got this blazer in the charity shop for £2.50 and its Marks & Spencer. I love the different proportions on the coat with the massive shoulders and sinched in waist when buttoned up. Its quite thick so will be doubling as a coat and I can't wait to wear it all the time this autumn.




THE LEATHER SKIRT
Leather is making quite a statement this season and i'm loving it. It was trendy last year and although I was initially not a huge fan, Fikki and I got a-line skirts from H&M. It can be done tastefully to create a gorgeous tailored silhouette and im wholeheartedly embracing it. For this trend, a skirt is as far as I can go and I snapped up this real leather skirt in the charity shop for £3! For me, I think it is best teamed with a soft white shirt or loose knit on the top.



THE ANKLE BOOTS
For this, I was looking backwards to that one pair of shoes I had missed out on last year. I really wanted the Topshop Allegra but I never got round to actually buying it. So a few weeks ago, my lovely aunty got me these from So You Shoes. These are so comfy, even wore them around FNO and no pain. I've seen quite a few variations and similar styles like these nasty gal boots on blogger Carmen with amazing detailing and the Topshop Alexy.



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14 comments

  1. I love your blazer Lola! I have that shirt :) and the leather skirt looks hot!!! Making me want one now haha!

    Robyn Mayday
    xx

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  2. Love the blazer color and your shirt cute
    http://shana-style.blogspot.com

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  3. I love your leather skirt, now regretting not buying the one i saw in a charity shop last week . Great finds all round!! Jealous of that jacket too :)

    F x
    Www.eventhoughimskint.com

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  4. love all of this! that green really suits you :) x

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  5. that skirt is amazing!!If my local charity shops were as amazing as yours I'd never have to make my own clothes :[

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  6. very incredibly jel that you found a leather skirt sooo cheap.

    J x

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  7. Great buys but the skirt for £3 is amazing. I'm looking forward to layyering too- not to freezing my arse off though lol xx

    http://zizziswardrobe.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. that leather skirt is giving me LIFE!!!

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  9. the blazer is awesome. the color.. my fave. those boots are kinda rad too

    francesca felix
    personal style blog from california

    www.frankvinyl.com

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  10. I love your blazer.I am getting obsessed with leather pieces and this skirt is a killer.
    We follow each other?I am following you now.
    xx

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  11. oh wow you got some great stuff... This totally inspired me to checked out my local charity chops =)

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  12. Lovethis outfit especially the boots ;)
    Se you xoxo

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Thanks for all your lovely comments! - Fikki and Lola xx

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