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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24 March 2017

WIWT - All Blue

My Midlife Fashion, j crew regent blazer, french connection rebound skinny jeans, village england sway bag, j crew ruffle shirt, charlotte olympia kitty slippers

My Midlife Fashion, j crew regent blazer, french connection rebound skinny jeans, village england sway bag, j crew ruffle shirt, charlotte olympia kitty slippers

Blazer - J Crew
Shirt - J Crew
Bracelets - MeMe London

All Blue, My midlife fashion, shop my style, j crew rhodes blazer, french connection rebound skinny jeans, boden virginie blouse, john lewis penny leather mini across body bag, john lewis belle two part pumps

Blazer - J Crew
Shirt - Boden
Bag - John Lewis
Shoes - John Lewis

Happy Friday ladies.

I'm going for a simple all blue look today for a day of doing & adding a splash of interest with my kitty shoes & red across body bag.  Lots to do today & then we're off out for tapas tonight with friends so I'll post what I'm wearing later on Instagram here.

Have a great day.....anyone joining me on the countdown to wine o'clock?!

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23 March 2017

WIWT - Tailoring

My Midlife Fashion, Mango star printed shirt, j crew rhodes blazer, chloe marcie across body bag, j crew cropped jeans, finery jake leather studded ankle boots

My Midlife Fashion, Mango star printed shirt, j crew rhodes blazer, chloe marcie across body bag, j crew cropped jeans, finery jake leather studded ankle boots

Blazer - J Crew
Shirt - Mango
Bag - Vestiaire
Jeans - J Crew
Boots - Finery

Tailoring With Cropped Jeans, my midlife fashion, shop my style, finery jake leather studded ankle boots, j crew rhodes blazer, ag isabelle straight leg cropped jeans, mango flowy shirt, aldo miroissi cross body bag

Blazer - J Crew
Shirt - Mango
Bag - Aldo
Jeans - Selfridges
Boots - Finery

Morning ladies.

I'm keeping today's look pretty simple & throwing on a classic single breasted blazer with a star print shirt, cropped straight legged jeans & my Finery ankle boots.

It's another busy day of work ahead for me so it's a case of head down & getting on, which of course never feels as bad when the weekend is fast approaching :-)

Enjoy your day ladies & in light of yesterday's dreadful events hug your loved ones that little bit tighter this morning.  Sometimes with day to day life we can forget just how precious each day & each other are.

Take care & see you tomorrow.

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22 March 2017

Taking A Look At Boden's Latest Drop + WIWT - Boucle, Pearls & Denim



Morning ladies I thought it would be fun to share my top picks from Boden's latest drop with you today but be warned there's lots of stunning temptations to get your fingers itching to 'click that button!'

As you can see from my edit above (just click on individual images for further details) Boden certainly haven't disappointed with their new release.  From beautiful lace tops & dresses to cropped jeans & denim shorts.  There really is something for everyone & if you regretted investing in some pom pom sandals last summer then just take a look at these.  Needless to say I'm sorely tempted by this stunner of a jacket, as well as these heels & this dress for our summer holidays & I could go on & on & on.  Plus the up to 40% off discount that's currently running is tempting me further :-0

Back to today & I'm bringing out a knitted jacket in my all time favourite colour grey & teaming with  cashmere, pearls, denim & a splash of 'Bet'.

My Midlife Fashion, Knitted boucle jacket, marks and spencer pure cashmere crew neck jumper, j crew twisted hammock pearl necklace, j crew cropped jeans, leopard print pointed ballet flats

My Midlife Fashion, Knitted boucle jacket, marks and spencer pure cashmere crew neck jumper, j crew twisted hammock pearl necklace, j crew cropped jeans, leopard print pointed ballet flats

Necklace - J Crew
Jacket - Bought in Majorca
Jumper - Marks & Spencer
Jeans - J Crew
Shoes - Bought in Majorca

Grey & Denim, My Midlife Fashion, Shop My Style, marks and spencer pure cashmere crew neck jumper, dune ladies hype leopard, AG Isabelle straight jeans, Hush jersey blazer, marks and spencer pearl effect cluster necklace

Jacket - Hush
Necklace - Marks & Spencer
Jumper - Marks & Spencer
Jeans - AG
Ballet Pumps - Dune

So ladies do you see anything that's tempted you?  Perhaps I've not featured your favourite item from their collection & you'd like to share your top picks below.  I'd love to hear your thoughts & what's tempting you this season.  Plus with up to 40% off there's never been a better time to get 'clicking that button' ;-)  You can shop the full collection here ;-)

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

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21 March 2017

WIWT - Splashes of 'Bet'

My Midlife fashion, j crew knitted blazer, village england chelmorton cross body bag, J Crew vintage Deep V vintage tee, zara military combat trousers, golden goose superstar leopard print calf hair trainers

My Midlife fashion, j crew knitted blazer, village england chelmorton cross body bag, J Crew vintage Deep V vintage tee, zara military combat trousers, golden goose superstar leopard print calf hair trainers

Jacket - J Crew
T-Shirt - J Crew
Combats - Zara
Trainers - Golden Goose

Splash Of Leopard, Shop My Style, My Midlife Fashion, village england chelmorton cross body bag, marks and spencer leather leopard print trainers, marks and spencer skinny cargo trousers, hush cotton slub v neck t shirt, marks and spencer patch pocket jacket

Jacket - Marks & Spencer
T-Shirt - Hush
Combats - Marks & Spencer
Trainers - Marks & Spencer

Happy Tuesday ladies I'm bringing splashes of Bet out today with my Village England cross body bag & trainers & teaming with my knitted blazer & combats.

A busy day of work with a midday break for pilates & perhaps a spot of lunch with my Mum afterwards.

Whatever you're up to have a good one & see you tomorrow.

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20 March 2017

WWT - Pattern Clashing With Stripes & Flowers

My Midlife Fashion, J Crew Rhodes blazer, hm long sleeve breton, marks and spencer embroidered a line skirt, golden goose superstar leather low top trainers

My Midlife Fashion, J Crew Rhodes blazer, hm long sleeve breton, marks and spencer embroidered a line skirt, golden goose superstar leather low top trainers

Blazer - J Crew
Breton - H&M
Skirt - Marks & Spencer
Trainers - Golden Goose

Pattern Clashing, My Midlife Fashion, J Crew Rhodes wool blazer, boden breton, marks and spencer embroidered a line skirt, hush greenwich trainers

Blazer - J Crew
Breton - Boden
Skirt - Marks & Spencer or similar here
Trainers - Hush

Morning ladies & happy Monday.

I'm marking the start of a new week with a spot of pattern clashing & teaming my embroidered skirt with a simple breton & blazer - not something I do that often but occasionally it's nice to break out of the mould & mix some mis-matched pieces - normal service will be resumed tomorrow ;-)

Enjoy your day & here's to a good start to the week for us all.  See you in the morning.

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19 March 2017

In The Pink + WIWT - Casual Tailoring



Jackets



Tops



T-Shirts



Jumpers



Skirts & Dresses



Shoes & Bags

Morning ladies today I thought we'd take a look at one of the 'must have' colours for this coming season - pink.

From nude to blush to rose to hot pink there's a huge array of shades & something to suit all skin tones, it's just a matter of finding the right colour to suit & one that lifts you.  And as with any trend it's perfect for embracing head on & wearing top to toe, to investing in a few tops to mix & match or even giving a nod to the trend in your accessories.  Heck it's even perfect for brightening up all those neutrals in our wardrobes & pairing with denim, white, grey, black, navy or even khaki.

I'm sharing my edit of the best pink pieces currently on the high street above & hopefully you'll find there's something to suit everyone & all budgets.  Simply use the arrows to navigate & click on any of the images for further details.

Back to today & it's an all blue kind of feel with a simple denim & shirt combo dressed up with a boucle jacket.

My Midlife Fashion, J Crew frayed tweed ladies jacket, zara cream military shirt, zara distressed skinny jeans, hudson kiver ankle boots

My Midlife Fashion, J Crew frayed tweed ladies jacket, zara cream military shirt, zara distressed skinny jeans, hudson kiver ankle boots

Jacket - J Crew
Shirt - Zara
Jeans - Zara
Boots - Hudson

All Blue, My Midlife Fashion, Shop My Style, hush thornton ankle boots, fat face shaping skinny jeans, marks and spencer pure silk long sleeve shirt, vilagallo miranda jacket

Jacket - Vilagallo
Shirt - Marks & Spencer
Jeans - Fat Face
Boots - Hush

So ladies what are you thoughts on pink this season?  Is it a colour you can see yourself wearing & are currently planning on releasing your inner Barbie?  Or perhaps it's just too girlie for your liking?  Or are you like me & in love with the idea of adding a few pops of colour to brighten up your wardrobe for days when you feel like being bold?  Whatever your thoughts I'd love to know, not to mention hear if there's any new additions in this colourway that you've got your eye on.

Before I leave you just a quick heads up that Boden have just launched their mid season sale - get up to 40% off by clicking here. Plus Finery have 25% off all full priced items with code SPRING25 here & you can see my top picks here.

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

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