COLOUR POPS

A quick and easy style fix is to mix up two brights that shouldn’t necessarily ” work ” together. The contrast can really power up a simple look and give it a current aesthetic. I love brights, in fact, the louder the better more so now that I am older. It’s far too easy to fade into the fashion background and frankly stores that cater to my age group are NOT places I tend to […]

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The Wide Leg Pant

A cropped, wide leg pant is a great addition to your wardrobe. A length that finishes just above the ankle is universally flattering and here, for example, works really well with sneakers for a smart casual day look.  Just about any style of shoe works with this pant and for a an easy, but modern night time look, I love them worn with a Cami and heels.   I particularly love the textured fabric of […]

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The White Tux Jacket

There’s no denying that a black tuxedo jacket is a style staple to amp up any look, casual or smart, but a white tux can take your look up a notch. I feel that there is an undeniable sleekness with a white version, the satin lapels really stand out  and adds another dimension to a casual daytime look. A white tux definitely gives your look a different edge.

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Stripe Pants

These stripe pants were such great find and a fantastic bargain ( $18.50). Sometimes it’s worth ordering pieces online that seem “too cheap”. They are completely unfussy, no pockets or details, but the leg is a slim tapered fit and the fabric, although a poly, looks more expensive than it is. These are a great pant to dress up or down all year round. Pants – ASOS Shirt – TJMaxx Blazer – Anthroplogie Shoes – […]

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Classic Tweed Jacket

I love the modern styling of this classic tweed jacket. I wouldn’t normally go for something like this, it could be, too “girly”, too “cute”, but I knew I could toughen it up  by keeping the rest of my look casual. These crop pants are perfect to wear now and on into Spring and Summer. I chose the shirt in a size larger than I would normally wear , as I prefer the more oversized […]

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