Tag Archives: white

Play it Safe Sometimes

23 Jul

Image

Even when it comes to summer I am sometimes tempted to throw on my pop-to-the-corner-shop outfit and sometimes it is a disaster…but I’m still not bothered. In this outfit post I have tried to keep things easy but not looking lazy as I have had a lot of trips to the corner shop and as you can imagine, a girl likes to feel special every now and then. I decided I wasn’t going to let my laziness get in the way of looking, well, polished but still not look like I have tried too hard for a walk down my local.

1) Finding a top that looks simple but has some lace detailing, frills or trims add that extra oompf to your lazy-day-but-noone-knows-it and no one will really know it.

2) Minimal make-up is my philosophy and always has been but sometimes I have taken minimal to none at all. This time, I put on my favourite pink lipstick that I know suits me whatever the weather and a few brushes with the mascara and it only takes 30 seconds and makes such a difference.

3) The studs I am wearing are studs I have left for a while as punishment for wearing them every single day when I have countless pairs still in packaging dying to be worn. Today, I decided that it is about what you’re ‘comfortable’ with and what you ‘know’ will make you look good when you’re in a rush or not looking to make much effort.

Image

The heatwave has subsided but it is still slightly warm out so I decided to be safe with a pair of my most loved dark-wash jeans, sandals and a plain lace top.

Image

Even the tiny clips add further detail.

Image

Clips Primark, Lace Top Hollister, Jean New Look, Sandals River Island.

Lipstick Revlon – Pink in the Afternoon, Mascara No.7 Lash Adapt in Black.

 

Sophisticate Summer | OOTD

7 Jul

Image

It has been a sticky couple of days so far, I say sticky because 30 degrees + humidity = sweaty hands, yuck.

I found myself having to wash my hands every now and then, scrunch my hair up and pull on my top that’s sticking on me, yuck!

What better top to wear than a white boxy cami for the heat and instead of teaming it with a pair of jeans I added an old favourite from Autumn, my much loved midi skirt. I’m not wearing jewellery at all, I have my hair clipped up in a low bun and baby hairs in little clips in an attempt to be sticky-less around my neck and face.

What I love about this cami is its adjustable straps and elasticated top so you don’t ever have to worry about cleavage which is what had always made me uncomfortable in just a cami alone.

I also think summer’s not only an excuse get out in minimal clothing but also minimal make up and jewellery. I’m not wearing any jewellery and my make up is a bright lipstick. I added a pair of colour pop low wedges for comfort and of course for the colour.

To explain the title, I just think, for the minimal amount I have on and for a hot summer day I’ve managed to create something sophisticated for summer.

Image

SAM_3611

And of course, if you’re not too keen on baring all, you could add a cardigan…

Image

Image

Lace Cami Hollister, Midi Skirt Topshop, Coral Wedges New Look.

StevenDavisUK

Best Place to GET Inspired and STAY Motivated

A Lovely Look

Lifestyle blog about DIYs, crafts, beauty tips and travel.

Listen for the Reverb

poetry, books and writing by V.C. Linde

Romance University

Fashionista Picks | For Fashion, Beauty & Life

MOODY WRITING

Fashionista Picks | For Fashion, Beauty & Life

The Write Practice

The Online Writing Workbook

Make A Living Writing

Fashionista Picks | For Fashion, Beauty & Life

The Creative Penn

Just another WordPress.com site

Positive Writer

A blog to inspire, encourage and motivate you!

Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

The World of Peachtree Publishers

Fashionista Picks | For Fashion, Beauty & Life

How to Write a Another Novel

Fashionista Picks | For Fashion, Beauty & Life

Shawn L. Bird

Original poetry, commentary, and fiction. All copyrights reserved.

ellisnelson

children's author

Matt Andrews | The Guardian

Fashionista Picks | For Fashion, Beauty & Life

Recent Articles

Fashionista Picks | For Fashion, Beauty & Life