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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

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.

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12 Insta-outfit ideas to steal

1st October, 2018

A brand new month calls for a fresh round of outfit inspiration. If you’ve been finding it tricky to battle the trans-seasonal weather at the moment then you’re not alone because I’ve found it hard to lock in my outfits too as temperatures keep going from winter one minute to spring then summer the next. On the bright side however it means I can experiment with a few of the cool weather pieces in my wardrobe that little bit longer. If you’re facing a looong week of trying to wade through what you might find to be a lacklustre wardrobe at the moment then never fear because there’s plenty of style ideas up ahead.

 

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Colourful sneakers

White sneakers are of course a wardrobe must but sometimes you just have to step out of your comfort zone a little. A pair of bright trainers will liven up any look.

 

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Just add stripes

A classic striped top is honestly one of the easiest things you can wear as it goes with virtually everything. It’s looking particularly chic in this incarnation when paired with a white skirt and a structured bag.

 

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All white everything

You can’t go wrong with all white, especially when you have the killer combination of stylish separates and accessories in the tone.

 

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Dress up denim

Denim shorts are a casual go-to but when they look so good dressed up, how can you resist? Pair your trusty cutoffs with a dressy top and dainty bag and you’ve instantly got an elevated look that maintains an effortless sensibility

 

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Give white shorts a go

If you’ve yet to discover how versatile a pair of white denim shorts in then you’re seriously missing out. Invest in a pair this summer and match them with a plain white tee and a blazer for a sophisticated look that’s got a relaxed appeal.

 

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Try a statement skirt

A skirt in a bold print is one of my favourite things at the moment simply because of how wearable and easy they are. Just pair one with your favourite tee, cami or sweater and you’ve got yourself a killer look.

 

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Have one striking top in your collection

Find an incredible, statement-making top this season and you’ve got yourself a shortcut to making everything else in your wardrobe whether it be a pair of pants or a skirt look amazing.

 

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Dabble in denim

If you live in denim pretty much all year round then be sure to find yourself a trusty denim skirt to cruise around in over the next few months. A great pencil skirt style like the one above or a classic A-line are both versatile options that will quickly become a fave.

 

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Tie it up

A scarf or bandana fashioned into a headband is the ideal way to keep cool whether you’re heading out for a day of errands or hanging out at the beach.

 

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Bow down

You may not have worn a bow in your hair since primary school but it’s time to break them out again. If you’re looking to turn an ordinary ponytail into something a little more chic, simply tie a bow around it and watch it go from so-so to stylish.

 

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Clash polished and casual

Sometimes it’s good to take two totally different styles and meld them together for a look that’s just a little different. Pair jeans and a tee with upmarket accessories for a look that’s modern with old school appeal.

 

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Turn up the colour

If you have traditionally shied away from a bright colour palette then it’s time to rethink that. Have some fun with colour this season! Think strong and vibrant colours that pop, for a look that perfectly reflects the fun, easy vibe of this time of year.

 

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12 Insta-outfit ideas to steal: the dress edition

10th September, 2018

I’m a big believer in the effortless wardrobe staple that is the dress. If I’m having one of those days where I don’t really want to have to think about pulling an outfit together I’ll often go for a dress as it requires minimal styling. I don’t have to worry about matching tops to bottoms and all I really have to do is pick out my shoes and accessories and I’m done. This spring/summer we’re going to be spoilt for choice as far as dresses go. From the sleek slip dress to dresses with statement sleeves or a relaxed, boho vibe there’s definitely a frock option to suit everyone. To get you inspired here are a few stylish Insta-options that you’ll definitely want to add to your fashion repertoire.

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This spotted wrap dress is perfection. Anything featuring a polka dot print is guaranteed to become a classic in your wardrobe.

A slinky slip dress is always a great go-to for day and night. The cowl neck on this style gives it a point of difference and the print gives it a touch of sweetness.

If you’re looking for a dress style that you’ll live in this summer this is it. The colour, the stripes, the ruffles all give it relaxed vibe.

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A maxi dress is one way to make an impact especially when it features a split and a super flattering cinched in waist.

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Broderie anglaise is always guaranteed to look chic and polished. When in a crisp white such as this dress it’s absolute heaven.

A classic white dress is a great option for warmer weather but add a splash of colour and it looks modern and fresh.

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A cute button down dress is an easy outfit for days where you might be heading from beach to bar – easy to pop on and off, you’ll be ready for cocktails in no time.

A simple midi dress is a handy option to have in your closet because it’s so easy to change it up. Pair it with a great blazer or denim jacket or a tied up shirt like the above outfit and you can instantly change the entire look and feel of it.

The great tie-up sleeves on this particular dress make it an ideal LBD—a streamlined style but with just a touch of interesting detail to make it stand out in a crowd.

I love the corset feature of this particular dress and how it’s perfectly balanced by the short balloon sleeves, giving it just the right amount of volume.

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A blazer dress is a business/party look all rolled into one. Love the polished meets sexy feel of this particular ensemble.

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A crisp white dress that borrows elements from a traditional kaftan make this one style that’s definitely work bookmarking for when temperatures start to rise.

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12 Insta-outfit ideas to steal

2nd July, 2018

Who else is need of a little outfit inspiration? I think a brand new month always calls for a hefty injection of style to keep annoying wardrobe dilemmas at bay. I know I’ve had a few days lately where I’m feeling a little stuck for what to wear and a quick scroll through Instagram can often spark an idea or two. Whether it’s identifying the perfect accessory to pair with a new ensemble or the new hues to start adding to your closet, I’ve got just the inspo you need. So, if you’re in desperate need of a winter outfit to add to your weekly rotation then look no further than the following 12 ladies who will ensure that you walk out the door looking stylish and oh-so Insta-worthy.

Amp up your accessories

A classic suit is taken up a notch with strong accessories—brogues worked back with a ladylike top handle bag make for a pairing that pops.

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Printed pants

Jeans are always a go-to during winter but sometimes you may just be in the mood to mix things up and that’s when a fun printed pant works beautifully. Pair it with a simple tee or alternatively take it up a notch with vibrant colours and striking accoutrements.

Go bright

The addition of a bright red jacket can instantly turn any outfit into a showstopper. There will always be a place for neutral shades but sometimes you just want to go for something that makes a statement.

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Revert to the classics

There’s no other classic pairing quite like a white shirt and blue jeans. If you’re ever stuck for an outfit turn to tried and tested combinations that you know will work.

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Add an oversized shirt

A man style shirt, that’s slightly looser in fit can be the most magically flattering thing you can wear. It’s sharp, chic and works to elongate your frame.

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Try relaxed neutrals

I’ve written about my love of suiting before and I’m only becoming more of a fan. If you want something that’s a bit more relaxed try a neutral blazer with wide leg pants and for a look that’s polished but without looking too ‘done’.

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Invest in a punchy knit

A great way to turn a winter outfit around is by adding a healthy dose of colour. An easy way to do this is with a vibrant knit that can work with everything from denim to classic black pants.

Roll your pants

It takes a few seconds but this nifty styling tweak can transform the look and feel of your favourite pants. Obviously it only works for a slimline pant but other than that you could employ this trick with everything from your fave skinny jeans to colourful cords (which are quickly becoming very much a thing).

Dress down elegant pieces

There are certain things in most of our wardrobes that I’m sure are just a little too dressy to wear during the day. Well, it’s time to rip up the rule book because behold: two tone denim paired with mules with an ornate buckle, a white tee and a classic top handle bag. It shouldn’t work but it really, really does.

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Break out your skirts

A flowy skirt would ordinarily be relegated to spring/summer wardrobe territory but why not extend its wear into winter? Topped with a colourful knit and boots and you’ve got yourself a boho-inspired look that won’t leave you freezing your butt off during the next few months.

Just add sneakers

Never underestimate the versatility of the good ol’ fashion sneaker. Try pairing it with a slightly more formal outfit and see it give your ensemble a totally different vibe. In fact, why not challenge yourself to try switching out your fave dressy flats or heels for a pair of sneakers and watch as it makes your look feel fresh and new.

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Go for a satchel

Whilst a roomy tote is great and backpacks have become a stylish staple, don’t forget how awesome a crossbody bag can be. Not only does it leave your hands free but it adds just the right relaxed touch to almost any outfit. Practicality and style combined!

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12 Insta-outfit ideas to steal

4th June, 2018

Hello, winter! We’ve officially welcomed the cooler weather and this means a wardrobe refresh to see in the new season. For me, this season is all about staying cosy yet still maintaining an element of polish with my outfits. I love beautiful natural textures such as wool and cashmere, a lot of layering and plenty of standout accessories to liven things up. If you’ve been struggling with what’s in your closet then never fear—I’ve rounded up some of the best style ideas from Instagram so you can revamp your looks with ease.

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Update your denim

For most women, jeans are a constant throughout winter. So, inject some new life into your favourite denim by adopting new silhouettes. Looser, relaxed styles such as cropped wide leg is one way to take your casual off duty style in a new direction.

Statement leather

I can’t live without my leather jacket throughout winter as it works with most things in my wardrobe. And whilst the standard moto jacket is a classic if you want to make a statement consider different styles. This marching band jacket is one such piece that works beautifully with a dress and adds a little edge to an otherwise conservative silhouette.

Consider a cropped knit

This style works well with a relaxed ‘mom style’ jean and sneakers however it also works well as a layering piece. Pair it with a button down and you’ve got instant French girl vibes.

Mix textures

The beauty of layering is being able to add a little more depth to your look with the use of different textures. I love the contrast of wool with a slinky silk satin as a way to glam up a winter ensemble.

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Be adventurous with your coats

A fluffy coat might not seem the most practical of outerwear options but it really can work with so many looks in your wardrobe. It works with jeans and leather leggings or over a dress equally as well and it’s super cosy too.

Oversize your denim

I’ve said in the past how much I love denim jackets as a layering piece and I’m still all over them. This season try a slightly oversized denim jacket as a topper over everything from a dress to pants or a skirt.

Have fun with winter fabrics

Heavy tweed is synonymous with winter fashion and can often err on the side of conservative. However when in a playful jumpsuit style it can instantly turn it into something fun and a little more relaxed.

Add a punchy print to black

Black is a favourite of most throughout winter because it’s sleek, polished and easy to work with. However it can sometimes look a little flat. To combat this weave a few prints into your look. Polka dots and stripes are an easy go-to and can instantly inject a little energy into your ensemble.

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Experiment with winter neutrals

Freshen up your winter looks with light, airy shades—they’re so fun in summer why not wear them all year round? A white blazer worked back with an eye catching print makes for a punchy and on trend look.

Just add accessories

My favourite way to liven up a look is with a few bold accessories. Think anything in a vibrant shade or something ornate such as a vintage style brooch which can instantly add an element of interest to any outfit.

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Belt it up

Want to give your blazer a point of difference? Try cinching it with a belt. It’s flattering (hello, tiny waist) and it instantly shakes up the silhouette and gives it a different feel.

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Tuck it in

Want to change up the look and feel of an outfit? Try tucking your shirt (or jumper or tee) in. This is especially the case with winter knits which are given a little more shape when tucked into pants.

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5 things I saw on Instagram this week that I now want to buy

7th April, 2018

A scroll through Instagram often results in a few (okay a lot) of things being added to my mental shopping list. I often find myself seeing a particular bag or loving a particular look that has me all of a sudden hit with the urge to go out and shop. This week I found myself spotting some killer accessories that my wardrobe really needs, a to-die-for dress by one of my favourite Aussie designers and also a top that I can definitely see myself wearing this winter…

This bag is just perfection. The ideal tan shade would go with numerous things in my wardrobe and the metal bangle handle makes it so on trend.

Essentials🇸🇪💛

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The one thing I really love about winter is that it’s the perfect excuse to cosy up in a great coat. I’m now on the hunt for a coat in a neutral shade that will be guaranteed to make any outfit look dressy.

Am I the only one who can’t ever look at anything by Zimmermann and not want to buy it? This has all the elements I love—a beautiful print, a great off the shoulder silhouette and eye-catching statement sleeves.

🌸 From India with Love 🌸

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I love pieces by Rebecca de Ravenel so these pearl flower earrings immediately caught my eye. They’re so elegant and such a showstopper. Don’t get me started on the dress!

I love the corset style look of this top and the oversized cuffs with buttons are the perfect finishing touch. I can see us being very happy together…

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12 Insta-outfit ideas to steal

1st April, 2018

A brand new month calls for a fresh new round of outfit inspiration to help you get dressed. If you’ve been dealing with a bout of wardrobe boredom then a quick scroll through the following 12 looks will have you sorted in no time. With ideas that feature everything from statement shoes to the perfect take on relaxed tailoring and a great way to extend the wear of your summer dresses, you’re well and truly covered for April—and maybe even beyond.

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Casual tailoring

Jeans and sneakers is a no-brainer combination. When teamed with a statement tee and a plaid blazer it becomes a whole lot more interesting with its casual/preppy feel.

Liven up a look with a statement belt

I’ve spoken about the power of statement belt as a quick way to lift an outfit. This is a great example of how pairing one with your favourite tailored pants can look fashion forward.

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Team a dress with great outerwear

Whether it’s a coat or a trench, a slip dress can easily be taken into cold weather territory with the right topper.

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Pop on a beret

Berets have been popping up all over Instagram which means we’ll all soon be embracing it as a great headwear option come winter.

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Add a classic striped tee

A classic striped tee is really one of the easiest ways to make an outfit look understatedly chic. It’s so wearable, as it can work with denim to wide leg pants and skirts so you’ll definitely be able to get plenty of use out of it.

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Adopt a sporty vibe

The red and blue colour palette, the bold stripe… this look has a distinctly sport vibe to it which gives traditional pieces such as a sweater and trousers an off duty feel.

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Embrace the leather jacket

Yes, it’s time to bring out your leather jacket from hibernation. Pair it with a grey knit for a look that’s instantly on trend.

Try a pair of statement mules

Mules are a great alternative to pumps or strappy heels when you’re looking to dress up an ensemble. The cute gingham print really makes this particular pair.

Keep it classic

A pair of jeans and a neutral knit is a combination that requires no further thought—it works and always will. A great option for those days when you just need to get dressed on auto-pilot.

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Pick a highlight colour

This is a great example on how to use colour in a really impactful way. Paired with a monochrome outfit, a pair of shoes in a bold colour can elevate an outfit to another level.

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Pop on a pair of hoop earrings

They’re an oldie but a goodie. Hoop earrings are one of those jewellery styles that will forever remain a constant and they’re a good alternative to the drop style earrings we’ve been seeing around.

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Turn to the white blazer

If your black blazer is your best friend then it’s time to turn your attention to its fresh counterpart. A white blazer still has all the style cred of a black number but has a distinctly softer, more feminine feel.