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Thigh High Boots

24 Mar

FullSizeRender[3]Olivia Palmero gave me thigh high boot envy this year and after being ridiculously fussy, I finally found a pair I liked! I went for a medium chunky heel in a black suede, so I can wear them casually in the day and more dressed up on the evening. I did also like a few leather styles, but I felt like the suede material was more understated and reduced my fear of me looking like a stripper…

FullSizeRender[2]The oversized jumper is from H&M and is cosiest thing ever. A cream jumper is great for transitioning into spring and I’d go for one in a long length so you can wear it as a jumper dress. To keep warm, I layered with a black long-sleeve basic and slip dress with lace trim.

FullSizeRender[1]I always wear long socks under these boots to give the illusion that they are slightly higher up the thigh.

My handbag is Michael Kors and adds a little pop of the camo trend.

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My beloved hat is Primark and I’ve also added a gold earring to the ribbon!

Olive Loves x

 

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Customised Military Jacket

5 Feb

DSC_0080I know it has been a while! I’m currently in final year at university so life has been a bit hectic!

So this Christmas I was lucky enough to spend my time in Asia and therefore got to indulge in shopping and bargain hunting in Bangkok and Singapore! My favourites places were the little malls where the shops are simply called ‘The 200 Baht shop’ or ‘The 300 Baht Shop’.

(200 Baht works out at about £4!)

DSC_0086I picked up this military style jacket in a store where everything was uniquely customised. I think it would be pretty easy to make one yourself and customise one of your own jackets, as long as you can get your hands on a length of fringing from a fabric shop!

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For my take on the military trend I paired the camo jacket with Topshop embellished jeans, a black roll neck, chunky boots and I added a hat purely because it is SO windy!

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kaki_militaire_843103271_north_499x_whiteMilitary style and khaki colours are a key winter trend and were seen on the catwalk by Balmain, Calvin Klein and Isabel Marant. When wearing this trend think army uniform with a feminine twist by adding textures of leather and lace.  Finish with a chunky boot for the daytime or a black stiletto for the evening. Below are some of my favourites pieces on the high street at the moment.

Enjoy!

MILITARY

Topshop – Khaki Trench Coat, Khaki Poncho/Scarf, Lace Crop Top, Fringe Handbag

Asos – Khaki Dungarees, Heels (left)

River Island – Black Leather Culottes

Zara – Heels (right)

H&M – T-shirt

Dr Martens (left)

Palladium Boots Alpha Industries Colab (right)

Olive Loves x

It’s Black Friday!

28 Nov

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Black Friday may be an American tradition (the equivalent of our boxing day), but it’s the perfect excuse for us Brits to indulge in some amazing discount! Oh My Love are offering 30% off EVERYTHING this weekend, so make sure you check out their website and see if there are any pieces you like! I have my eye on some Christmas party dresses!

The dress I’m wearing below is available online now.

oh my love dressVisit www.ohmylovelondon.com to check out the collection and use the discount code #BACKTOBLACK to claim your 30% discount!

Enjoy!

Olive Loves x

Product of the week – Raincoats

13 Oct

Topshop

Leeds is rainy, cold and windy… hence, I’m not a happy bunny up here today. The rain however led me to this product of the week! Pastels still look super cute coming into winter and this jacket is perfect for the weather right now.

Topshop – £55.00

For the FellaElvine

My favourite raincoat for guys is the Elvine – Grundens collaboration mac. A slightly more expensive choice, but this classic jacket is 100% wind and waterproof! The mac is available in more colours and also in womenswear!

Elvine – £120.00

rain-coats

 Olive Loves x

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