Hope you all had a lovely Christmas and Happy New Year!! I had a great time down at Dave’s parents but sadly I caught that horrid stomach bug and was out of it for two days – I was so ill I couldn’t travel back to London or go to work but I’m back in the big smoke and all is back to normal now!

We spent our New Years Eve with friends in a private pub lock-in, it was great fun and we spent New Years day recovering, doing lots of blog planning and going for a long walk. I wanted my outfit to be comfortable  and relaxed for our walk, I dug out this old vintage plaid shirt added my new blue jeans and for an extra touch I wore checked socks. The checked socks and beanie hat were cute stocking fillers from my Mother and my ever so pretty new Cambridge Satchel is from my Father. Oh how pretty it is!! I’ve wanted this bag for, oh about four years and now I have my hands on it eeek! I think it’s safe to say you’ll be seeing a lot more of it!

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What I’m wearing –

CoatJeans, Hat & Socks – Topshop

Shirt – Vintage

Bag – Cambridge Satchel Co.

Brogues – River Island

Radley Watch c/o Joshua James

new_years_day_043new_years_day_047new_years_day_039Photos – Shooting Dave


  1. January 3, 2015 / 1:26 am

    Aww you look so gorge… hopefully your feeling much better now!

  2. January 3, 2015 / 3:35 am

    So cute! I love the plaid and your hat!

  3. January 3, 2015 / 8:09 am

    You weren’t kidding when you said you loved your Cambridge Satchel because I love it too! I also love your outfit, plaid on plaid is so adorable!

  4. January 3, 2015 / 10:50 am

    I really love your style and how you mix things up. Where do you get your inspiration from or do you just create your own sense of style??

  5. January 3, 2015 / 11:53 am

    Thank you! 🙂

    I find inspiration from a number of different places, sometimes it’s street style images or other bloggers but most of the time I just enjoy mixing items in my wardrobe. It sparks ideas for new outfit combinations but mostly I’ve always liked being individual and as a child I hated when someone had the same as me or was dressed the same – I guess this lead to me trying new things and has continued into adulthood.

  6. January 3, 2015 / 3:36 pm

    You’re beautiful!!!! I really love your style. Oh, and congrats to your boyfriend for such good pictures 🙂

  7. January 3, 2015 / 4:59 pm

    love the look!…the socks, shoes, necklace and watch really pull it together

  8. January 3, 2015 / 9:04 pm

    love love love love LOVE your jacket! also, do you know how to get a good outfit pic on a samsung camera phone? i would love to do an OOTD 🙂 your pics are always so beautiful, you have inspired me 🙂

    • January 4, 2015 / 11:27 am

      Hey, I’m lucky enough to have a boyfriend who dabbles in photography and uses a pretty expensive DSLR with expensive lenses but I also have an entry level DSLR which I would recommend as you can change lenses and this will help your photos and photography to improve but for starting out my top tips if using a phone to take your pictures. I would recommend asking someone to take your snaps and do them outside in daylight and with an interesting backdrops. I’m not sure about a Samsung as I have iPhone but I think the tips above would apply to that phone too. Most of all have fun with your photos 🙂 hope this helps.

  9. January 3, 2015 / 10:58 pm

    glad to hear you weren’t ill for too long and are better already! the matching socks and shirt are lovely:-) and your coat is so pretty, too! xx

  10. January 4, 2015 / 2:20 am

    check out my blog for my outfit of the days like @vintagereflection ! 🙂

  11. January 4, 2015 / 3:58 am

    I love your outfit. I’ve been looking for a nice camel coat for ages, but they’re hard to find. Glad you’re feeling better!

  12. January 5, 2015 / 1:45 am

    Do you happen to have a Pinterest? I’m infatuated with your looks, and I’m sure your Pinterest would be aboundingly inspirational; I’d love to follow it.

    • January 9, 2015 / 9:27 pm

      Hey! Yes I do have a Pinterest account I’ve been a little lacking on their but I’m getting back into the swing of it and will be updating it more regularly and thank you for such kind words about my outfits 🙂

  13. January 5, 2015 / 3:30 am

    Love, love, love your style!!!!!! Beauty at its best.

  14. January 5, 2015 / 9:37 am

    Absolutely adorable! Casual, classy and fun all rolled together 🙂

  15. January 5, 2015 / 11:32 am

    Ahh I’ve been after some brogues like these for ages! Seeing this post makes me wish it was winter here in Australia now.

  16. January 5, 2015 / 5:51 pm

    Hi 🙂 I’m new here and i really love your blog! It’s my favorite!
    I just wanted to ask…what camera do you use to take this amazing pics? 🙂

  17. January 6, 2015 / 6:06 am

    The way you mix things around is amazing! This plaid shirt is gorgeous, but seems a little tricky to match with a coat (at least for me), and you nailed it nicely!

    I read one comment asking for your pinterest, I am curious to see it too, if you have!

    Helô, from Vestido do dia

  18. January 6, 2015 / 5:19 pm

    Whaou you are bieautiful ! I’m a french girl and i’m new in the website ,you’re is a example for me Ps:Sorry for my horrible english ….
    Congratulation you are amazing !

  19. January 6, 2015 / 10:45 pm

    hey i love your blog i would love for people to cheak mine out, its new agirlxinxthexforest

  20. January 7, 2015 / 12:14 am

    I love the satchel and the plaid socks are so cute!

  21. January 7, 2015 / 11:44 am

    Looking back I really loved this shoot. We should use the spot some more, maybe even do some strobist stuff there. Same the sun doesn’t set behind you as the light would be amazing! x

  22. January 7, 2015 / 6:15 pm

    I love the ways she looks like during the photo shoot. I like the clothes she’s wearing too.

  23. January 7, 2015 / 7:37 pm

    Love this outfit, casual chic!

    Maria xxx

  24. January 8, 2015 / 1:50 am

    Love it! Super chic. I love a good plaid shirt!

  25. January 14, 2015 / 10:10 pm

    Love your outfit x

  26. February 20, 2015 / 5:58 am

    Tailored, chic and in the coolest colour of the season, camel coat three quarter length coat is an investment to make. With a jacket collar and two pockets, the detail gives a masculine edge to the feminine soft touch fabric creating the perfect balance of trends. Wear yours with neutral tones of cream, grey, black or navy for catwalk-worthy style.

  27. May 19, 2015 / 6:45 am

    Чудесный осенний образ!

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