Tuesday, 12 June 2012

DON'T WAIT UP!

I'm completely running out of outfit posts - I work from home as a freelance writer, so most of the time I'm tramping it up in my pyjamas or sporting a rather shameful pair of joggers! But at least I can say I do try to make the effort when I head out - I don't want you guys thinking I am a horrible slob (although on a Sunday evening that is exactly what I am).

So anywhere this is what I wore out to a simple lunch out followed by a little bit shopping - I was testing out the hippy look with this neckerchief (worn as a headband) that my boyfriend bought me from Topman (he didn't know what it was but thought I could make use of it, pretty sweet huh?)

Printed Tank, Miss Selfridge - similar here.
Skinny Jeans, Primark - similar here.
Pixie Boots, Ebay - similar here.
Neckerchief (as headband), Topman - similar here.
Studded Bag, Thrifted - similar here.
Cassette Necklace, Punky Pins - same here.





Have any of you guys been trying out any new styles that aren't your norm?

I could also do with some suggestions of what to wear to a wedding party - I'm totally stumped, the last wedding I went to I felt unbelievably overdressed, which led to a rather strange woman following me to the toilet and saying I looked like I belonged in Closer magazine - I wasn't sure if that was a compliment or not!

And finally before I go, don't forget to enter my Very First Giveaway, that is open internationally!

38 comments:

  1. That's so sweet of your boyfriend- he had amazing taste. I know what you mean about slob clothes- I have to we're a very stuffy uniform so when I get home it's straight into the leggings and knitwere for me.
    The lady two weddiings I've been to I've worn leopard print so u know what you mean, but you can see them in my blog if you want inspiration
    X
    www.be-a-goddess.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Yeah it was pretty sweet of him, I love my slobby clothes, I don't know where I would be without them :)

      Gems x

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    2. thank you for the comment on my blog- you should give diy a chance, the mistakes make it more fun.
      I dont know what i would do without my slob clothes either

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    3. Yeah I think I am going to have a good sort of my clothes, and the outdated clothes I will play with for DIY :)

      Gems x

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  2. If I'm at home doing nothing I'm inclined to wear old jeans and a t shirt but then I have to do the school run and I don't want to look like a frumpy housewife.

    I have started to really dress up. I went on a course last week and wore a 50's style scarlet dress and red shoes with black tights. Everyone else was in black trousers and Next blouses. I didn't care that I was a bit ovrrdressed, I made an impression and got extra freebies from the drugs rep.

    Your boyfriend has great taste. Hang on to him!

    C
    xxx

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    1. Your 50's style outfit sounds amazing - so glam and ladylike!
      I'm definitely not letting him go anywhere!

      Gems x

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  3. Cool Outfit! You look amazing!

    xoxo

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    1. Thanks girl - thats really kind of you!

      Gems x

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  4. love that headband, a sweet gift. If you can't dress up to a wedding then where can you, I ask? If the other guests haven't bothered then that's their bad. Ha.

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    1. Thanks Soph, think I'm going for a 70's inspired maxi dress - need a bit of comfort as I am well under the weather - boo!

      Gems x

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  5. I love your outfit, especially the necklace - Punky Pins is the best! I wore a maxi dress for the first time the other day for a photoshoot and I was pretty dubious at first but I ended up loving how it looked, it's great to move out of your fashion comfort zone!
    Faye x

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    1. I do love Punky Pins, my name necklace broke so I need to get some superglue asap to get it fixed!
      Maxi dresses are fab - the ultimate in style and comfort!

      Gems x

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  6. beautiful pictures! and great blog :D

    http://sindy-ng.blogspot.co.uk/

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  7. haha Closer mag, I would say a floaty dress maybe (almost hippy style, with pretty sandals perhaps) pretty but not ott. Anyway I'm sure you will find something cute, I love this outfit, you look ready to head to a gig x

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    1. Well I wore a 70's inspired maxi dress - but when I got there someone had the same dress on as me - luckily I think I looked better in it!

      Gems x

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  8. That a sweet gift from your other half and it looks great. I'm always feeling over dressed especially at work. But I'd rather feel smart than scruff so I don't mind.

    To be fair though I do wear scruffs when I'm just slobbing out at home. As long as no one will see me of course.

    X x

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    1. I do love my new headband, it was proper thoughtful.
      I'm in my scruffs today, its raining and I don't want to go anywhere!

      Gems x

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  9. Love the top :) Your bag is pretty too!
    x

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    1. The bag was a bargain £2 from a charity shop - well pleased I was!

      Gems x

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  10. That's so sweet of your boy! I love your bag, it reminds me of something Valentino would do xxx

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    1. Yeah he can sometimes surprise me with his lovely gestures - I'm a lucky lady :)

      Gems x

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  11. What a sweet boy! You look amazing xo

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  12. nice outfit i like your headband

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  13. i love your bag and headband :)
    x
    polway.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks Polly - both were great bargains!

      Gems x

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  14. loving the vest - check out the New look giveaway on my blog its a goodun!

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    1. It was a birthday present from my sis last year - I've hardly had it off since then :)

      Gems x

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  15. Love the headband - I swear I have dozens of these at home (in fact most of them are thrifted scarves) and never wear them, and I just think you've inspired me to do so!

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    1. I have found that they are great for windy days, when hair is bound to go all over the place - Headband on, problem solved!

      Gems x

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  16. I love the way you styled and accessorised this outfit especially the headband.

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    1. My hair can be so fly-away so headbands are great for keeping it pinned down when it is windy to stop the dreaded hair stuck to lipgloss situation!

      Gems x

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    1. Ah thank you - I just hope I look half as good as you do when I'm 39 :)

      Gems x

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