TGIF!  Time for the weekdays to roll into the weekend and your closet loves the change of pace.  Even though the world has become so much more relaxed, the weekend will always still bring with it another level of laidback.  

But, if you've come to know me then you'll not be surprised that there is always still some element of getting dressed in every look I put together.  Always, haha.  So let's dive into this one a bit deeper to see which elements can be combined to create the perfect off-duty uniform.  

The cornerstone of any really great transitional outfit to me is the trench coat.  And, while the classic camel version is iconic for sure, I am also a huge fan of the navy version.  While it can be a bit harder to come by, if you can get your hands on a nice one, I suggest you grab it and go.  

This one from Hobbs London, is a particular lovely fit with some nice double-breasted buttoning, classic gun flaps and epaulettes it makes for such a nice option rain or sunshine.  Shorter overshirt styles like this one also play nicely with those relaxed weekend looks.  

Either one pairs well with classic stripes like this jumper and a dark wash pair of denim.  Both navy loafers and classic white trainers can pair back with this look alongside a gorgeous leather handbag.  I'm getting ready to unbox this one over the weekend.  

These time-honored sunglasses and some nice gold hoops will complete the look and have you ready for what ever fun the weekend will bring.  Hope everyone enjoys their downtime and dressing for it!

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WEEKEND EDIT






TGIF!  Time for the weekdays to roll into the weekend and your closet loves the change of pace.  Even though the world has become so much more relaxed, the weekend will always still bring with it another level of laidback.  

But, if you've come to know me then you'll not be surprised that there is always still some element of getting dressed in every look I put together.  Always, haha.  So let's dive into this one a bit deeper to see which elements can be combined to create the perfect off-duty uniform.  

The cornerstone of any really great transitional outfit to me is the trench coat.  And, while the classic camel version is iconic for sure, I am also a huge fan of the navy version.  While it can be a bit harder to come by, if you can get your hands on a nice one, I suggest you grab it and go.  

This one from Hobbs London, is a particular lovely fit with some nice double-breasted buttoning, classic gun flaps and epaulettes it makes for such a nice option rain or sunshine.  Shorter overshirt styles like this one also play nicely with those relaxed weekend looks.  

Either one pairs well with classic stripes like this jumper and a dark wash pair of denim.  Both navy loafers and classic white trainers can pair back with this look alongside a gorgeous leather handbag.  I'm getting ready to unbox this one over the weekend.  

These time-honored sunglasses and some nice gold hoops will complete the look and have you ready for what ever fun the weekend will bring.  Hope everyone enjoys their downtime and dressing for it!

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It's no secret, I quite like getting dressed. Friends and family often comment to that end and I have to say it's true. I find genuine joy and pleasure in putting together simple everyday outfits as well as looks for more glamorous moments. 

Today's post is dedicated to the everyday chic.  And while most of us don't have to get glammed up on the daily we still do want to look polished and put together as much as possible. We also want it to be easy aka a totally uncomplicated with stunning results. Basic silhouettes and gorgeous neutrals are what I turn to most when I want to make getting dressed simple yet satisfying.

This look relies heavily upon the basic pairing of black and cream.  Honestly I don't think this is a combination you can go wrong with. I love how the two shades play effortlessly off of one another. Black is especially reliable for autumn and winter and right now it pairs so well with the lighter shade of cream.  These trousers work well all year around and are well worth considering adding to your closet.

I love putting them together with a turtleneck jumper just like this one.  It is a basic piece that works overtime towards creating such a lovely variety of fall weather outfits.  As temperatures turn even cooler, you can of course pair it with a trench for an extra layer of warmth.  But for now, I like the look just as it is.  

Timeless footwear and accessories complete this one so beautifully.  I am a huge fan of the loafer and this iconic pair does not disappoint.  If, however, they are not in the budget there are some very similar items you can find for a fraction of the cost.  I also love these.  Great sunglasses, a pair of hoops and this bag go on to check all the boxes on what I consider a very well-curated look.

Classic basics are brilliant which is honestly no surprise as they have withstood the test of time.  What are your favorite ways to look and feel your best daily?  I'd love to know! 

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It's no secret, I quite like getting dressed. Friends and family often comment to that end and I have to say it's true. I find genuine joy and pleasure in putting together simple everyday outfits as well as looks for more glamorous moments. 

Today's post is dedicated to the everyday chic.  And while most of us don't have to get glammed up on the daily we still do want to look polished and put together as much as possible. We also want it to be easy aka a totally uncomplicated with stunning results. Basic silhouettes and gorgeous neutrals are what I turn to most when I want to make getting dressed simple yet satisfying.

This look relies heavily upon the basic pairing of black and cream.  Honestly I don't think this is a combination you can go wrong with. I love how the two shades play effortlessly off of one another. Black is especially reliable for autumn and winter and right now it pairs so well with the lighter shade of cream.  These trousers work well all year around and are well worth considering adding to your closet.

I love putting them together with a turtleneck jumper just like this one.  It is a basic piece that works overtime towards creating such a lovely variety of fall weather outfits.  As temperatures turn even cooler, you can of course pair it with a trench for an extra layer of warmth.  But for now, I like the look just as it is.  

Timeless footwear and accessories complete this one so beautifully.  I am a huge fan of the loafer and this iconic pair does not disappoint.  If, however, they are not in the budget there are some very similar items you can find for a fraction of the cost.  I also love these.  Great sunglasses, a pair of hoops and this bag go on to check all the boxes on what I consider a very well-curated look.

Classic basics are brilliant which is honestly no surprise as they have withstood the test of time.  What are your favorite ways to look and feel your best daily?  I'd love to know! 

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I'm often asked the question, "What are the most important pieces I need in my wardrobe?" and honestly the answer depends upon you and your personal taste and style. For me, I know that that means staying true to my love and neutrals the classic pieces I love so much.

Whatever you find to be your personal style is what you should embrace and go towards each and every time you are getting dressed. That way you are always certain to be putting your best look forward and feeling confident going out into the day.

Some key elements I find I am always turning to are the basics that I tend to build my wardrobe upon. Today's look highlights that with the pieces you say which not only represent my style but also speak to the new season.

By now you all know of my love of the smart blazer.  Now, this piece can naturally come in a variety of styles. For example, whether you are a fan of the single button variety or the double breasted look this piece offers a wide range of versatility.  Personally I love a bit of an oversized look in a blazer at the minute. I tend to always reach for either a black navy or other neutral shade in this piece. However, in today's post I am featuring this chic version which I'm finding very appealing as well as easy to style in multiple ways. You could pair it with a black skirt and some trainers for an elevated yet casual look. Or you could go with your favorite pair of jeans like I've done here.

While the weather is still a bit on the warmer side, I decided to layer this short-sleeved black linen top underneath. I also am loving these chunky menswear inspired loafers. I just think they pair so well with this entire look as well as with trousers and cropped jumpers or a nice button down shirt during the fall.

Gold jewelry is always at the ready for me and I really like this bangle which works with just so many books you may be creating. I am also a fan of classic pieces like these gorgeous sparkly stud earrings and of course you know I need my sunglasses absolutely everywhere I go no matter the weather, ha ha. This pair is especially nice as they go with nearly all the fall outfits I plan on creating.

Finally, I just ordered this beautiful black bag and cannot wait for it to arrive. While I am a big fan of neutrals, I noticed that a really nice black handbag was one item that was missing from my collection of the bags most often wear.  I'm now eagerly awaiting its arrival and looking forward to unboxing it and letting you know what I think.

And there you have it.  The keys to always looking and feeling your best lie in knowing and honoring your own style and what you feel best wearing. I think that's a pretty good mantra for a Monday. Hope you are having a fantastic start to the week! Thanks for sharing this part I have it with me.

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EVERYDAY STYLE






I'm often asked the question, "What are the most important pieces I need in my wardrobe?" and honestly the answer depends upon you and your personal taste and style. For me, I know that that means staying true to my love and neutrals the classic pieces I love so much.

Whatever you find to be your personal style is what you should embrace and go towards each and every time you are getting dressed. That way you are always certain to be putting your best look forward and feeling confident going out into the day.

Some key elements I find I am always turning to are the basics that I tend to build my wardrobe upon. Today's look highlights that with the pieces you say which not only represent my style but also speak to the new season.

By now you all know of my love of the smart blazer.  Now, this piece can naturally come in a variety of styles. For example, whether you are a fan of the single button variety or the double breasted look this piece offers a wide range of versatility.  Personally I love a bit of an oversized look in a blazer at the minute. I tend to always reach for either a black navy or other neutral shade in this piece. However, in today's post I am featuring this chic version which I'm finding very appealing as well as easy to style in multiple ways. You could pair it with a black skirt and some trainers for an elevated yet casual look. Or you could go with your favorite pair of jeans like I've done here.

While the weather is still a bit on the warmer side, I decided to layer this short-sleeved black linen top underneath. I also am loving these chunky menswear inspired loafers. I just think they pair so well with this entire look as well as with trousers and cropped jumpers or a nice button down shirt during the fall.

Gold jewelry is always at the ready for me and I really like this bangle which works with just so many books you may be creating. I am also a fan of classic pieces like these gorgeous sparkly stud earrings and of course you know I need my sunglasses absolutely everywhere I go no matter the weather, ha ha. This pair is especially nice as they go with nearly all the fall outfits I plan on creating.

Finally, I just ordered this beautiful black bag and cannot wait for it to arrive. While I am a big fan of neutrals, I noticed that a really nice black handbag was one item that was missing from my collection of the bags most often wear.  I'm now eagerly awaiting its arrival and looking forward to unboxing it and letting you know what I think.

And there you have it.  The keys to always looking and feeling your best lie in knowing and honoring your own style and what you feel best wearing. I think that's a pretty good mantra for a Monday. Hope you are having a fantastic start to the week! Thanks for sharing this part I have it with me.

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Sometimes the moment calls for something quite simple yet still stylish.  Currently, that moment is the weekend and that something is the classic t-shirt and trousers combination.  I absolutely love the juxtaposition that this sort of outfit provides.  Easy fitting tees that you can pair with practically anything and slightly dressier trousers that are usually buttoned up come together brilliantly to create this effortless look.  

Something like this and a smart blazer would be perfect for a weekend whether you choose to keep it quite casual with some trainers and a baseball cap or dress it up a bit with a nice pair of mules, some earrings and a bit of your favorite jewelry.

Personally, I find either of these ways to be perfect and each one is similarly complemented by this stunning calf leather camel handbag.  I have to say that handbags are definitely having a moment at the minute and this gorgeous option shows one reason why. I love the size and silhouette and just how easily it would work with so many outfit options across my wardrobe.

Sometimes simple is best and I'm feeling that this weekend.  What does everyone have planned?  Hope you have a lovely time!

xx,

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WEEKEND BASICS






Sometimes the moment calls for something quite simple yet still stylish.  Currently, that moment is the weekend and that something is the classic t-shirt and trousers combination.  I absolutely love the juxtaposition that this sort of outfit provides.  Easy fitting tees that you can pair with practically anything and slightly dressier trousers that are usually buttoned up come together brilliantly to create this effortless look.  

Something like this and a smart blazer would be perfect for a weekend whether you choose to keep it quite casual with some trainers and a baseball cap or dress it up a bit with a nice pair of mules, some earrings and a bit of your favorite jewelry.

Personally, I find either of these ways to be perfect and each one is similarly complemented by this stunning calf leather camel handbag.  I have to say that handbags are definitely having a moment at the minute and this gorgeous option shows one reason why. I love the size and silhouette and just how easily it would work with so many outfit options across my wardrobe.

Sometimes simple is best and I'm feeling that this weekend.  What does everyone have planned?  Hope you have a lovely time!

xx,

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September days are some of my favorites.  From deep blues skies and crisp fresh breezes to gorgeous apple orchards and ripe fruit just waiting to be picked and baked.  Each of these moments are the one I wait all year long to enjoy.  And, of course, we are going to want certain staple pieces to take us through the autumn season in style.

Today I've put together a set of fall wardrobe staples that I think are perfect for dressing for the season and always showing up chic.  All of the pieces you see here will work perfectly together to mix and match any way you wish.  

If you've followed me for a minute then you likely know of my love affair with neutrals.  Autumn is no exception to that.  From handbags like this brilliant tote in all its buttery leather glory to a smaller everyday handbag like this little number, a bag you love is everything.

Sweaters are another must-have for the season.  I love both long and short, chunkier cardigans for adding and extra layer of warmth.  Equally cozy are the brushed flannel shackets.  This gray one is so comfy and versatile for both dressing up or down.

Easy trousers are one of my favorite pieces all year and these are perfect for autumn.  The high-waist is so flattering and pairs beautifully with cardigans, blouses and trench coats alike.  I also love them worn with everything from trainers to loafers to heels depending upon the reason for wearing.

Day dresses are wonderful all throughout fall worn casually for day with flats or dressed up with a bit more gold jewelry for a night out.  Joggers and Chelsea boots round out my autumn staples.  These joggers are so soft and easy and this pair of boots are exactly what autumn weekends are made for.

What are your non-negotiable must-have pieces for the season?  If anything here has caught your eye, they are linked in the thumbnails below.  Happy September!

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AUTUMN LOOKBOOK






September days are some of my favorites.  From deep blues skies and crisp fresh breezes to gorgeous apple orchards and ripe fruit just waiting to be picked and baked.  Each of these moments are the one I wait all year long to enjoy.  And, of course, we are going to want certain staple pieces to take us through the autumn season in style.

Today I've put together a set of fall wardrobe staples that I think are perfect for dressing for the season and always showing up chic.  All of the pieces you see here will work perfectly together to mix and match any way you wish.  

If you've followed me for a minute then you likely know of my love affair with neutrals.  Autumn is no exception to that.  From handbags like this brilliant tote in all its buttery leather glory to a smaller everyday handbag like this little number, a bag you love is everything.

Sweaters are another must-have for the season.  I love both long and short, chunkier cardigans for adding and extra layer of warmth.  Equally cozy are the brushed flannel shackets.  This gray one is so comfy and versatile for both dressing up or down.

Easy trousers are one of my favorite pieces all year and these are perfect for autumn.  The high-waist is so flattering and pairs beautifully with cardigans, blouses and trench coats alike.  I also love them worn with everything from trainers to loafers to heels depending upon the reason for wearing.

Day dresses are wonderful all throughout fall worn casually for day with flats or dressed up with a bit more gold jewelry for a night out.  Joggers and Chelsea boots round out my autumn staples.  These joggers are so soft and easy and this pair of boots are exactly what autumn weekends are made for.

What are your non-negotiable must-have pieces for the season?  If anything here has caught your eye, they are linked in the thumbnails below.  Happy September!

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