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What I Wore: Clarins and Gritty Pretty Saturday Soirée

22nd August, 2019

It’s always lovely when I’m asked to speak at an event where I’m able to chat about something fun like beauty. Plus being able to share the stage with women such as TV host Abbey Gelmi and Gritty Pretty founder/editor-in-chief Eleanor Pendleton is always a wonderful experience. Along with brushing up on my beauty chat, I wanted an outfit to wear on the day that was sleek and sophisticated but still had a fashion forward feel.

After much searching I saw this Camilla and Marc short sleeved jacket and I knew it would be perfect for the event. The elegant silhouette, the black tweed, the sharp shoulders and double breasted style worked back beautifully with black pants (also by Camilla and Marc). And I liked the fact that since it had short sleeves it had a slightly different vibe to wearing a traditional blazer.

I think there’s no better pairing then black and gold. It’s always a failsafe combination with a luxe feel. Given I was wearing black I wanted to keep the colour going throughout my outfit so I opted for black Aquazzura bow heels, but to give my look an accent colour, I stuck to gold jewellery. It was an unfussy approach to accessorising as I wanted the jacket to be the focal point of my outfit.

Photography by Gritty Pretty/Esteban La Tessa

Chatting beauty with Abbey Gelmi and Gritty Pretty founder/editor-in-chief Eleanor Pendleton

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Jacket: Colette Short Sleeve Jacket, Camilla and Marc

Pants: Clements Pants, Camilla and Marc

Shoes: Deneuve 105 bow-embellished suede pumps, Aquazzura

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