Friday, 3 April 2015

Fikki | McArthurGlen Accessories Challenge

So to recap, the challenge was:
£250 
 2 Accessories
Styled 5 different ways

The Mulberry store cwas obviously top of my list of shops to visit and it didn't disappoint. I am so glad that I bought these tan knee high boots - described as "boots for life" by the lovely shop assistant. The leather is so smooth and soft. I can't wait to wear them this spring. I wanted the Ralph Lauren bag a few months ago but decided against it last minute. So this time round, I wasn't leaving it behind.

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Dorset Leather Riding Boots / Mulberry* - £125 (RRP £695)
Newbury Shoulder Bag / Ralph Lauren* - £119 (RRP £230)


So here are the looks I put together with the accessories I picked up during our shopping day at McArthurGlen Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet.

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Look 1 - Saddle Up!

Trousers/H&M; Shirt/Zara; Jacket/Random shop in Czech Republic

This would be perfect for a weekend day exploring Manchester's surrounding countryside. The bag and boots are the perfect combination for an equestrian look. The jacket is an Oldie but Goldie! I bought it in Prague whilst my sister was still at University in the Czech republic almost 5 years ago. Surprised it still fits.


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Look 2 - Black and White

Top & Skirt/Zara

A mismatch of prints in the same colour palette is always a winner.
By keeping things a bit more simple with black and white, the brown hue of the bag really stands out.

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Look 3 - (Subtle) Flower Power 

Dress/H&M; Belt/Zara; Shoes/Office

Floral prints are synonymous with spring/summer. Worn with a pair of tights for this look as spring is still choosing to avoid the UK. Minus the heels, this look is one of my work staples. It's subtle enough for a clinical environment without compromising on style.

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Look 4 - Bringing Sexy Back 

Top/Primark; Skirt/Zara; Shoes/Office

Just tuck the strap in and you have an oversized clutch - perfect for heading out for a cocktail or ten!
This Primark turtle neck along with its grey and white counterparts have been worn to death by me over the last few months. I think I may just about be able to get away with wearing them in the first month or so of spring.

Ps: I think those squats are definitely beginning to pay off.  ;-)


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Look 5 - Tribal Baby 

Dress/Zara; Turban/Accessorize

Festival, Boho, Tribal, Ethnic...Whatever term you want to call it, this look has been a spring summer classic for years and as long as there are festivals to go to, it's not going anywhere.



What do you think of the accessories I chose and what's your favourite look?



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  1. Great information. Thanks for providing us such a useful information. Keep up the good work and continue providing us more quality information from time to time. Accessaries

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

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