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Another Fab Discount Code + Celebrity Style Steal + WIWT

Morning ladies so before we get onto this month's style steal & WIWT I've got a fab Boden discount code to share with you as they've just launched 25% off everything :-)  

I've put together my top picks above for anyone wanting some inspiration (just scroll through by clicking on the arrows) or for anyone thinking of investing in cashmere this season now would be a great time with the discount (see here).  In fact I've just clicked the button on this beauty.  Or if you fancy an online browse just click here to grab the offer & use code 6T2C at the checkout.

Olivia Palermo

So for this month's style steal I've picked this picture of Olivia Palermo, whose style regular readers will know I love.  I just love the colour combo of navy teamed with black & I think Olivia's look is timeless, although I'm giving my style steal a slight twist & instead of a tailored navy coat I'm going with this stunning cape.  

I just love everything about this timeless piece & it would be perfect for teaming with leather leggings as much as it would jeans or a simple tailored dress.  I kept resist the button last year for something similar so am very temtped to invest this year & it would certainly add something to my wardrobe.

Pure Collection Alaina Wool Cape

Of course we all love a stripe or two, so this oversized shirt is a perfect wardrobe addition that can be worn all year round - perfect for jeans & trainers of a weekend, layered over leggings with heels for a night out & come summer time paired with a pair of denim cut offs & panama.

Boden The Boy Fit Shirt

Moving onto the leggings next & a pair of leather leggings are a definite investment buy but I guarantee you'll be surprised by just how much you wear them.  Dress up with heels & a long line blazer for the perfect night out outfit or pair with a chunky knit & biker boots for a casual everyday look.  You really will wonder how you managed without them & there really is no substitute when you compare the leather to the faux leather versions.

Hush Leather Leggings

Finally finishing with the boots & instead of going for a heeled ankle boot like Olivia I've chosen these flat buckled beauties.  I just love the extra detailing with the buckles & of course being flat these really could be worn all season long.

Somerset by Alice Temperley Prestleigh buckle ankle boots

Back to today & I'm keeping with some wardrobe classics & teaming my leather biker with stripes & a splash of Bet.

My Midlife Fashion, Massimo Dutti navy leather biker jacket, H&M breton top, zara distressed chinos, blue quilted ballet pumps, village england chelmorton jaguar across body bag

My Midlife Fashion, Massimo Dutti navy leather biker jacket, H&M breton top, zara distressed chinos, blue quilted ballet pumps, village england chelmorton jaguar across body bag

Leather Biker Jacket - Massimo Dutti
Breton - H&M
Chinos - Zara
Ballet Pumps - Bought in Majorca

Wardrobe Staples, My Midlife Fashion, Shop My Style, Village england chelmorton jaguar across body bag, marks and spencer faux leather biker jacket, jigsaw foundation striped breton, fat face garment dye worker trousers, dune hero leather ballet pumps

Breton - Jigsaw
Chinos - Fat Face
Ballet Pumps - Dune

So ladies what are your thoughts?  Is Olivia Palermo a style icon of yours & are you loving her look above?  What are your thoughts on the cape - love it or too super hero for you?  Perhaps you invested in one last year & would recommend or just don't know how to style it & make it work for you?

As always I love reading your thoughts & comments.  Don't forget there's still 20% off all clothing, beauty & homeware at Marks & Spencer (see my top picks here.  Simply click here & use code OCT16A27 at checkout.    Plus it's the last day for 20% off at Baukjen - see my top picks + grab my edit from La Redoute's currently 40% off offer here.  And of course checkout Boden's 25% off everything by clicking here & using code 6T2C.

Enjoy your Sunday & I'll be back in the morning.

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