26 March 2017

Stealing Nicky Hilton Rothchild's Style Style + WIWT - Dressing Down A Biker

Nicky Hilton Rothchild

Morning ladies it's time for my monthly style steal & for this month I thought I'd recreate this outfit of Nicky Hilton Rothchild.  An outfit that is totally up my street (apart from the buggy - been there done that ;-) !!).  Personally I just love everything about this look & the beauty of it is that each item would easily earn it's keep in anyone's wardrobe.  Not to mention are total classics that will never date.

So let's start with the jacket - a classic single breasted black blazer that can so easily be dressed up or down.  I'm loving the one below, which is slightly longer in length so super flattering & slimming on the hips.

Reiss Reed Shawl Lapel Blazer


Then onto the t-shirt & a simple crew neck is perfect for layering under a blazer, biker or even used as an extra layer come the cooler months.  I love the fact that the below t-shirt doesn't have too higher neckline.

Hush sheer linen tee


A pair of simple plain black skinny jeans are another wardrobe 'must have' as they're so easy to dress up or down & can form the basis on many an outfit.  These look a fab pair for anyone needing to invest & I'm loving the ankle boots too!

Hush skinny joplin jeans


And finally the shoes - something classic but with a bit of detailing to bring that much needed wow factor to a simple & classic look.  I just love the stud & pearl detailing of these loafers below & am very tempted to investigate further as they're everything I love about accessories - something that little bit different that will bring many a simple outfit to life.

Carvela Leighton Embellished Loafers


Back to today & we're having a quiet Mother's Day celebration.  Hubby has cooked breakfast & our son is in charge of lunch so I'm looking forward to just kicking back & enjoy the day with my loved ones, enjoying the odd film in front of the fire & needless to say the odd glass of bubbles.  So it's a simple look today with some loose fit grey trousers, a simple 'V' neck tee & leather biker jacket to tie the look together.

My Midlife Fashion, j crew v neck vintage tshirt, baukjen everyday leather biker jacket, mango pleated grey trousers, golden goose superstar leopard print trainers

My Midlife Fashion, j crew v neck vintage tshirt, baukjen everyday leather biker jacket, mango pleated grey trousers, golden goose superstar leopard print trainers

Biker Jacket - Baukjen
T-Shirt - J Crew
Scarf - Massimo Dutti
Trousers - Mango
Trainers - Golden Goose

Biker Style, my midlife fashion, shop my style, marks and spencer sparkle striped scarf, hush riley relaxed trousers, baukjen everyday leather biker jacket, hush slub cotton v neck tee, hush greenwich trainers

Biker Jacket - Baukjen - get 15% off with code CHIC217
Scarf - Marks & Spencer
T-Shirt - Hush
Trousers - Hush
Trainers - Hush

So ladies what are your thoughts on Nicky's look?  Is it something you can see yourself wearing & perhaps have similar pieces already hanging in your wardrobe?  Or maybe you're not one for wearing head to toe all black & would mix it up with a different coloured top or shirt?  And what about those shoes?!  Anyone tempted to join me in looking into them?!  As always I'd love to hear your thoughts.

Right I'm off the start the Mothering Sunday celebrations.  As always I'll be back in the morning but in the meantime I hope you all have a wonderful day & are spoilt rotten by your little or not so little loved ones.  For anyone missing their mother today try to remember the good times & your special memories, loved ones never really leave you & are always by your side.

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25 March 2017

WIWT - Timeless Staples

My Midlife Fashion, J Crew tuxedo jacket, j crew twisted hammock pearl necklace, baukjen coco shirt, j crew cropped kick flare jeans, j crew metallic flats

My Midlife Fashion, J Crew tuxedo jacket, j crew twisted hammock pearl necklace, baukjen coco shirt, j crew cropped kick flare jeans, j crew metallic flats

Blazer - J Crew
Necklace - J Crew
Shirt - Baukjen
Jeans - J Crew
Shoes - J Crew

Timeless Staples, my midlife fashion, shop my style, baukjen coco shirt, hobbs kenwood blazer, marks and spencer pearl effect cluster necklace, AG The Isabelle Straight Jeans, marks and spencer bow pump shoes

Blazer - Hobbs
Necklace - Marks & Spencer
Shirt - Baukjen - get 15% off with code CHIC217
Jeans - AG
Shoes - Marks & Spencer

Happy Saturday ladies.

I'm bringing out some timeless wardrobe staples today & styling up pieces that are most definitely going to stand the test of time in my wardrobe, that for me were worth paying that little bit extra for.  Although I got really lucky with the J Crew pieces as these were all secured in their sale at a 50% reduction or more including my metallic flats.

So a morning of doing then I'm spending the afternoon celebrating Mothering Sunday (a day early!) with my Mum & Sister.  We're off out to enjoy a full blown afternoon tea at my local tearoom & no doubt lots of reminiscing, giggles & catching up on everyday life.

Don't forget the clocks go forward at midnight.  I can see there being a few people forgetting what with it being Mother's Day tomorrow.

Enjoy your day & as always I'll see you in the morning.

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