Sunday, 28 July 2013

Monochrome in Summer

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Jacket Primark / White Top Primark / Jeans Topshop / Watch ASOS / Shoes* Freed Of London / Bag Mulberry / Necklace* Nikki Lissoni / Sunglasses ASOS / Rings Stylight

The weather seems to be a little confused at the moment, but that is expected with the typical British Summer! After two or three weeks of lovely sunshine, I welcome the cooler breeze. The rain, however, can piss right off! I started the day in a baby blue smock dress and sandals, but it suddenly became grey and cloudy before I left the house, so it was a more sensible idea to change in to a monochrome outfit which consisted of my trusty skinny jeans, shiny ballet pumps and my new little jacket, which I've been eager to wear! We managed to get these photos done before the rain graced us with it's presence.

I went into Primark for a belt and inevitably came out with a couple of extra things, including this monochrome blazer/jacket with an aztec print. I can't remember how much it cost but they had other patterns and colours available, I might go back and see which other ones suits me. The front of the jacket has a life of it's own though because it doesn't quite sit well, but like with all Primark clothes, you can forgive the less-that-perfect quality. The material is thin so it makes a nice jacket for Summer, for warm days when the heavens have opened!

My shoes, which are from Freed of London, are a welcome addition to my growing shoe collection. They do need wearing in, but I have never been good at that! Freed are the leading provider of dance shoes and they are expanding their range at the moment. Being on their website brings back memories of dance class, I started going to ballet lessons from the age of three and I gave up when I was fifteen or so. I did all sorts of dancing when I was younger, but giving it all up is something I now regret! I can just about remember my time steps from tap dancing!

I thought I'd turn my hand at being the photographer for once, and as he looked stylish and trendy in his new shirt, I thought I'd snap a pic! Makes a change for him to be in front of the camera! He should start his own blog! What do you guys think?

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34 comments

  1. I absolutely love this jacket!

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  2. Oh wow I love your jacket, it looks so much more expensive than a Primark piece! I'll have to get my butt down to Primark and see if I can get myself one.

    Hayley
    Water Painted Dreams
    xxx

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  3. You look amazing! I saw that jacket in Primark the other day and sooo nearly put it in my basket! Love it!

    www.laurensibs.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. You look gorgeous!!!

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  5. I love this look! That jacket's awesome, I can't believe it's Primark. So paying a trip xxx

    The Li'l Sparrow

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  6. Wow you look amazing, so sophisticated and chic <3
    In fact you both look great!!

    http://www.rafflesbizarre.blogspot.com

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  7. I love your jacket!and your nails!:)

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  8. oh gosh, you look incredible! and your hair looks amazing! very 60's and chic, love it!x

    http://laddered-tights.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. I LOVE your outfit & your accessories are so cute <3


    -Lady N.
    www.ladynarie.blogspot.com

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  10. Wow - love that jacket! Looks more expensive than Primark. Ballet is something I wish I'd had the chance to do when I was young! x

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  11. i love that jacket so much! in fact, i love the whole outfit! beautiful :) xxx

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  12. The jacket is just stunning, perfection! I love your rings as well! xx

    Justine | BRIGHTON DREAM

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  13. You look lovely darling, I love monochrome styling and you definitely make a fabulous photographer aswell as a fabulous model :) And he should definitely start a blog, there aren't enough male style bloggers, we women are dominating :)

    Elizabeth x

    www.candyflosscurlscupcakesandcouture.com

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  14. This outfit is just so simple and adorable!

    xoxo,
    Laura
    http://lauraisthriftingthroughlife.blogspot.com/

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  15. you look lovely! Guess who finally made it back into the blogging world? hehe. xx

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  16. I absolutely love your outfit!
    The sweater print is so pretty :) And I love your sunglasses!
    You have such a beautiful blog! I love it!
    I'm checking out your older posts and I'm following you on GFC and Bloglovin,
    If you like, I'd be so honored if you follow back!
    La Dolce Moda

    Francesca<3

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  17. Beautiful as usual! Your primark jacket is a dream
    Emma x
    emandthem.blogspot.com

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  18. cute watch haha!
    How did you get your hair to look like that? It looks great! x

    www.AvneeshnKaren.blogspot.com/

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  19. You look so chic Sarah, the epitome of style! I adore your jacket, couldn't believe it when I saw it was from Primark. Freed of London brings back dancing memories for me too - those were the days! Is this your boyfriend in the bottom picture? I think he should definitely start his own blog - looks almost as stylish as you! xx

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  20. That jacket is not primark!! its gorgeous!! So jealous of your newcastle backdrop, i miss being at uni there so much this summer! X

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  21. Stunning photography, you both look amazing, love your jacket! xx
    http://louabellex.blogspot.co.uk/

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  22. Serious fashion envy! Always love what you wear. And it probably helps that I'm a huge fan of monochrome! xxo

    The Edge of Beauty

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  23. Love, Love, Love the aztec print on that jacket - great buy :)

    Charlie xx
    Lurchhoundloves.com

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  24. wow you look so absolutely beautiful! I love the print of your jacket!
    -
    Ester @ Drawing Dreaming

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  25. in love with this post, and your whole entire blog in general.

    lots of love from the casper&pearl girls – a little Aussie fashion brand
    casper&pearl blog
    xx

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  26. You look so so beautiful! <3

    Jennie xo | sailorjennie.com

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  27. I love your outfit, and blog in general. Super fabulous


    I will follow for sure!!

    Balsam - www.albalsamlife.com

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  28. Lovely outfit. I can't believe that blazer is from Primark! It's amazing :) xx

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  29. Loving your outfit, especially the blazer!

    Melissa | MELISSA LOVES THIS

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  30. I like the jewellery, so simple but lovely.

    Yeah its always good fun to turn the camera on the photographer! My boyfriend often gets this happening to him :)

    Sarah x
    sarahloves.co.uk

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  31. You look so sleek and chic! I love everything about this look :)
    xx
    Ylenia
    Ambitieuse.net

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  32. Very cute outfit! Really love the blazer!

    xx Nicola

    www.alpenglowsummit.com

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  33. I LOVE your jacket- you look great!! I'm terrible at shopping in Primark- I always get too worked up and leave without buying anything. Must be more patient! xx

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