with what we know – which, incidentally, is exactly how the check shirt became so boring in the first place.
Our stylish Iberian cousins are particularly adept at converting the check shirt into smart-casual wear, so it's always worth taking a browse through their offerings. For example, HE...
Though there may be holes in the elbows and the white stripes are more "beige" by now, you still can't be bothered to get rid of your standby striped shirts, eh? The fact is, if you're anything like us, that first striped wonder has spawned a half-dozen more in varying...
Looking at these pics now that spring seems to be arrived is a bit strange but I hope you'll like them anyway!
I was wearing: PROMOD Coat, BERSHKA Sweater and Pants, MANGO Shirt
ASOS Bag, made in italy Boots
Gone are the days of bland, silhouette-hugging, v-neck t-shirts, making way for print-emblazoned, sequin soaked and more louche forms. But how to up the glam ante with such elementary pieces, you ask?
We've picked five fabulous statement t-shirts above that'll get hearts racing and heads...
This is what I wore!
Orange tank top: Promod
Shirt worn as jacket: vintage Emilio Pucci (from a garage sale!)
Loafers: Renegade Folk
Bag: Charles & Keith
Hat: Sock & Sole
There is this major shopaholic I know who comes home to Manila every couple of months and sells the...
How do you wear your chambray shirt? Comment and let us know!
Look 1: Bathing suit cover-up
Bathing Suit: Billabong Kelle Bikini Top & Bottom in Ivory, tillys.com, $30 (Each piece); Hat: Classic Straw Fedora in Tan, urbanoutfitters.com, $24; Shoes: Classic Flip-Flops in Warm Fire Red,...
Zara leather jacket (old)
Bag as seen here
Neither the longest, nor the bets of outfit posts but one nonetheless. I am off to Paris tonight, and whilst I am there I will be getting all the necessary things for making (much) more of those woven...
Is it okay to be excited or is it all just too much too soon?
Coat: Mango — Shirt dress: Only — Leather shorts: Topshop — Watch: Michael Kors
Ankle boots: Maison Martin Margiela for H&M — Cross ring: Urban Outfitters
MU: base same as previous — Eyeliner: Maybelline Master Drama — Essie...
For example, this morning I saw a Mango shirt dress for only $15! Now that's what I call a real bargain!
So, now that we agree that looking and feeling great don't have to be expensive, we can start playing mix and match with things we already have or shop for affordable and fashionable...
Zara jeans (A/W 2010)
Zara shirt and blazer (A/W 2011)
Here is the third outfit post this week. I said I would be experimenting more with patterns and here is the result. I am a bit sad that this shirt is already everywhere online, but I have to say...