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12 Insta-outfit ideas to steal – the denim edition

24th April, 2019

If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to be versatile in most people’s wardrobes it’s denim. It comes in so many different incarnations, from seemingly endless washes to cuts and styles. And the sheer volume of options means that there’s a type of denim to suit almost every occasion. So if you’re looking for new ways to freshen up the presence of denim in your wardrobe then look no further than the plethora of options that the stylish ladies of Instagram have to offer.

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Morning ❤️

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Classic white with neutrals

A pair of white jeans is always a great alternative to traditional blue. Worked back with neutral tones such as camel and beige, it’s chic personified.

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Experiment with denim skirt styles

A denim skirt is always a trusty wardrobe staple. And these days you can work it back with a casual tee or a dressy blouse and it works equally as well.

Make it casual with sneakers

Your most favourite sneakers + denim + comfy separates makes for the ideal casual, off duty uniform you need.

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Mix casual and dressy

If you’re heading out, jeans and a tee worked back with heels and elevated accessories makes for an understated ensemble that definitely delivers on comfort.

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All the classics

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Tucked in

A pair of straight leg jeans has become quite the wardrobe staple. And no wonder—worn with a tucked in shirt, it’s a shortcut to looking polished and chic.

Denim on denim

The ol’ Canadian tuxedo look of denim and denim has certainly had a stylish evolution. Don’t be afraid to mix different washes, but you can’t go wrong with dark mixed with a ligther shade.

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White and blue

There’s no better combination than a white top teamed with a classic blue denim. For summer, a simple white singlet or swimsuit paired with cut-offs makes for the ideal, effortless ensemble.

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Go all white

An all white look is a great option for white denim. It’s fresh, modern and makes an impact.

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Dress it up

Your favourite jeans when paired with classic pieces such as pointed pumps and a coat is a great option for trans-seasonal dressing.

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Work it with a blazer

The simple outfit equation of jeans with a tee and blazer is a simple way to take your denim look up a notch. You can easily change up this look according to your choice of blazer and top.

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A denim jacket works with everything

Whether it’s an eye-catching print, a bold colour palette or a smattering of neutral hues, a denim jacket works well with them all. Consider this a staple that your wardrobe definitely can’t do without.

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Feminine and polished

A simple denim midi skirt can turn any outfit into one that’s pulled together and has ladylike flair. You can easily change up the look and feel of this ensemble by experimenting with different denim washes.

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12 Insta-outfit ideas to steal

7th January, 2019

One of the reasons a brand new year is so exciting is because of the fresh fashion slate it brings. So many potential outfits to have fun with and so many trends to dabble with and enjoy. I think it’s also a great time to look at your style and examine where you can afford to freshen things up and push the boundaries a little. If you’re looking for a little outfit inspiration to get you started then you’ve come to the right place. Keep scrolling for some of the best ideas to steal from Instagram…

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Invest in a tapered pant

A cropped tapered pant in a neutral colour will take you through the next few months. Work it back with your favourite tee or cami and sandals for the ultimate in effortlessly chic looks.

Go nautical

A simple striped shirt will prove to be a worthwhile wardrobe addition when you see how many wears you get out of it. From jeans to shorts, it’s a definite fashion workhorse.

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Linen separates

There’s something fresh about linen, especially in white. An outfit like this is understated and elegant and will work for myriad occasions.

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Go for a co-ord set

A co-ordinating two piece is a great shortcut to looking put together and the best bit is you can wear them separately to get double bang for your fashion buck.

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Try a coloured denim skirt

Mix up your look by injecting a little colour into your denim wardrobe. A knee length skirt is also one that can be styled in various ways and will take you through to autumn.

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Layer your accessories

Wearing a few gold necklaces together is an impactful way to let your accessories take centre stage. Just ensure they’re all at different lengths for a cohesive look.

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Make your back a feature

We often forget that a flash of skin in the back is equally as alluring. This year, look for pieces with a great back detail to amp up the glamour.

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White shirt + denim = a winner

A classic white shirt and denim shorts is still a reliable outfit option during the summer months so don’t forget about it! It’s also so easy to put together and can be dressed up or down according to your shoes and accessories.

Go one shoulder

We’ve definitely embraced the off the shoulder silhouette the last few seasons but this year, look to the one shoulder as a great alternative. Sexy and practical (let’s face it, sometimes off the shoulder styles can be a bit fussy to wear) it’s the ideal option for a night out.

Add a belt

Belt up a feminine skirt with an edgy belt to take it into a different direction. You could also do this with dresses in your wardrobe to equal effect.

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Wrap it up

A wrap dress is such a flattering style that I think everyone should have one in their wardrobe. A great print such as blue and white stripes is also ideal for this time of year and will elongate your figure.

Embrace a little drama

A bold dramatic maxi skirt is a good option for those times when you want an event look that’s a little different. Pair it with a crisp white shirt for a classic ensemble that still packs a sartorial punch.

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12 Insta-outfit ideas to steal

10th December, 2018

In the flurry of events and general busyness at this time of year, it’s easy to be faced with one style crisis after another. After all, having to think of ways to keep your wardrobe fresh is probably the last thing on your to-do list. So what to do? Well it pays to have a big dose of fashion inspo at your fingertips—just keep scrolling for new outfit ideas a plenty.

 

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All-white looks

There’s no doubt that an all-white look is made for this time of year. It looks fresh and is the ideal go-to when you want to look chic but really can’t be bothered having to tinker with colour combinations. Add natural accessories for a dream pairing.

 

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Go casual with a dressy skirt

A beautiful printed skirt worked back with a pair of crisp white sneakers is an effortless look that’s an ideal style shortcut on days where you’re struggling with what to wear.

 

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Belt it up

Cinch in a blazer with a belt bag for the ultimate in on-trend looks this season.

 

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Dress up overalls

Fans of overalls can give this look a go for a different take on this casual piece. Elevate your favourite pair by teaming them with a white button down and a cute headband.

 

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Add a scarf

It’s an oldie but a goodie but using a scarf as a hair accessory is still as adorable and chic as ever. Plus let’s face it, it doesn’t get more simple than tying a scarf around your hair for the ultimate in resort wear looks.

 

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Simple and chic

This is one of those simple outfit formulas that’s always guaranteed to work. High waisted pants, a tee and statement shoes are a stylish pairing.

 

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Easy breezy fabrics

Lightweight fabrics such as linen (especially in a co-ord set) is the ideal outfit for long, balmy days enjoying the sun.

 

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Go wide

A pair of wide leg pants worked back with a tee and heels is a great outfit combination for a more casual office environment. Swap the heels for a pair of slides and you’ve got a winning look for your next BBQ or picnic.

 

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Work with volume

A voluminous top worked back with a pair of streamlined bottoms such as denim cut-offs makes for an achingly cool bohemian look.

 

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Go print crazy

A standout print is always a good idea in summer where fashion is all about having fun. The colour of this co-ord set is also made for this time of year.

 

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Adopt bold accessories

You can easily dress up an existing dress in your wardrobe by working it back with striking accessories. A bag with bold finishes and a standout jacket are both additions worth trying.

 

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Go for a jumpsuit

A boiler suit is one of the emerging trends to look out for. It’s also the ideal option for those times when you want a no-fuss, I-need-to-walk-out-the-door-now look.

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12 Insta-outfit ideas to steal

5th November, 2018

In the craziness of spring racing of late, I’ve needed to look for a bit of fashion inspo for my  everyday looks. When you’re caught up in a whirlwind of fascinators and Cup Day looks and deciding what look goes with which dress code, it can be easy to forget that yes, your regular wardrobe needs a bit of love too. And now that we’re finally transitioning into warmer weather in Sydney I’ve had to rethink my looks a little. I can finally start moving into dresses and sandals territory and put my jumpers and coats into hibernation. If you’re in the same trans-seasonal boat then you’ve come to the right place, because coming up are style ideas a plenty.

 

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Do a one colour look

Whilst colourful looks are great there’s something impactful about wearing one shade throughout. Look for lighter tones which are softer and easier to work with.

 

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Rock an animal print skirt

You may be familiar with this silk leopard print Realisation Par midi skirt which is everywhere at the moment and for good reason: it’s such a wearable piece. Paired with a simple white tee and sneakers or sandals this will quickly become an outfit go-to over summer. There are plenty of options available of this style so definitely consider adding it to your wardrobe this season.

 

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Do a shorts suit

A suit is definitely one of the key trends right now so try adopting this warm weather take on it. A pair of tailored shorts with a lightweight blazer makes for a polished look that’s also directional.

 

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Cropped jeans with mules

It’s a simple pairing but it’s so good. Team your favourite pair of cropped jeans with a pair of coloured mules and you have a fresh look for summer.

 

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Try a pinstripe blazer

A black blazer is a no-brainer but if you’re looking for a new take on it then consider a navy pinstripe blazer. This take on man-style suiting works brilliantly with jeans and a white tee for a look that’s understated and chic.

 

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Tap into a cream and white colour palette

Summer is all about light and breezy fashion so what better colour combination than white and cream? Linen and a white tee is a dream pairing. Add a pair of white sandals and earthy accessories and you’re ready to roll.

 

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Layer your dresses with a white shirt

A white tee is a great option for wearing under a dress so work off the same principle but sub in a white shirt instead. It looks modern and fresh and is so easy to do with existing pieces in your closet.

 

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Add statement earrings

It’s an oldie but a goodie because it works. Channel your inner Real Housewife and go for a pair of knockout earrings to instantly elevate an outfit.

 

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Invest in tan sandals or slides

If there’s one thing that will get a decent workout through the warmer months it’s a pair of tan sandals or slides. The colour is so wearable and will work with virtually every outfit in your closet.

 

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Carry a structured bag

There’s a big trend towards structured boxy bags and they’re perfect for adding a ladylike touch to even the most casual of outfits. Try one in a cute pastel to add a sweet element to your look.

 

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Belt it up

For an on trend hands-free look then why not invest in a belt bag? Try pairing it with an unexpected outfit such as a suit for a look that says you’re  ahead of the curve.

 

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Fun print with white sneakers

Don’t put your fave sneakers into winter hibernation. Team them with a printed dress for a look that’s stylish and oh-so easy. A great shortcut on those days when you’re dealing with an ‘I have nothing to wear’ situation.

What trend are you loving right now?