Sunday, 12 January 2014

Acne Lookalike & Statement Skirt

Jacket: New Look
Tights: Primark
Boots: Office (direct link)

First outfit post of 2014, can't quite believe it's taken me almost two weeks, but I've been having major lighting problems. I am definitely investing in some soft box lights when I get paid, after a little bit of research, it sounds like they will be a lifesaver!

I've worn a variation of this outfit about three times already this year, the skirt and the jacket are absolute winners for me. I bought the jacket about three years ago in the New Look sale for £15 (such a bargain hunter!) and I've fallen back in love with it after realising it's a pretty decent Acne dupe and the fact that it's super cosy and warm despite being a cropped bomber jacket - best of both worlds! And then the skirt, well where do I start, I just love this skirt so much... I've been wanting a leather skirt for ages now, and I'm so pleased I waited for this one. The asymmetric bottom, the zips and the green stitching all team up to make the skirt of dreams, it's such a statement.

I think an item which steals the show in a way that this skirt does needs pairing with much simpler items, which is why I went for the classic white shirt, a complete contrast to the skirt which compliments it entirely. Of course I couldn't resist wearing some form of edgy, chunky boots though... my must have/signature look, you may recognise these from my Christmas Present Haul.

Now bring on the light nights so I can shoot my outfits more often!
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  1. I love love love this skirt! I work at outfit and will definitely be trying to convince myself that I can afford it when it comes in store!
    Sam xx

  2. Love this outfit, the skirts especially, so lovely!x

  3. I love those boots! You're so cute! x

  4. Love that skirt, it's just gorgeous xx

  5. I think I might be in love with those boots haha!

    Hannah xxx

  6. love your jacket! Followed on GFC.
    Alice x

  7. You look absolutely stunning here and I have massive hair envy! Gorgeous! x

  8. This skirt is so pretty :) xxxx


  9. Great outfit post - I like those look alike balenciaga cut outs!

  10. Really like the skirt! I don't have many green items for some reason (strange) but this looks like one that I would maybe pick up when I'm out shopping! Definitely a statement piece!

  11. ooh your skirt is awesome!!!love it!and your boots are great too:)xx

  12. Gorgeous outfit, I really love the jacket, I've got a big thing for leather jackets at the moment!

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  14. That skirt is gorgeous! Looks so much more expensive <3

  15. I love that skirt, so pretty! Your hair looks amazing too. I love your blog, can't believe I have only just found it :)
    Sophy xo | Lashes and Splashes

  16. Love the skirt- your hair looks really nice in these pictures too :)

    Abby xx

  17. Loev the skirt, it's a great statement piece!

  18. LOVE the skirt!!


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