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What I've Been Buying + WIW - How To Wear All Blue

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h and m straight style t shirt

Morning ladies & happy Sunday.  So it's been a while since I did a confession post, mainly because we're focusing on purchases for the house at the moment but there's been a few new purchases for the coming season in the past few weeks that I thought I'd share with you today.

Starting with this simple stripe crew neck tee that's one of those useful tops for teaming with denim, shorts & of course cropped white trousers.  Plus I think it's going to be perfect for pairing under a navy blazer with jeans & trainers for a simple 'go to' everyday look.  I'm also waiting for this dress to arrive, which I've got high hopes for & these denim shorts.

Zara slim fit high rise jeans

If you follow me on Instagram you may remember I decided to make some boyfriend jeans into shorts having decided that they became too loose on the leg after a couple of wears.  Whilst I love my skinny jeans I wanted some that had a slightly looser fit that could be worn turned up & would dress down some of my smarter blazers.  After trying a few pairs out these grey ones tick all my boxes & are the perfect loose/tailored fit I was after.

zara slim fit hi rise jeans

So much so that I also got them in the light blue wash & may be tempted by some of the remaining colours too!

zara masculine shirt with pocket

Now I have a huge weakness for a cornflower blue shirt, so when I saw this oversized/masculine styled one it was love at first sight.  There's numerous ways I plan on wearing this but I love the idea of it teamed with some denim shorts come the warmer month as well as a pair of cream cigarette pants.

zara buttoned waistcoat

Another item that was an instant 'clicking of the button' was this tailored waistcoat, that I will wear on it's own, done up as a top.  I'm thinking for nights out with a tailored pair of cigarette pants & heels, dressed down with a loose fit pair of jeans & sandals & also worn with a maxi skirt & leather sandals for everyday.

zara asymmetric oversized t-shirt

A simple crew neck tee will always earn it's keep in any wardrobe but what I really like about this t-shirt with the asymmetric oversized cut as well as the slightly longer sleeve detailing.  For me this is going to be  perfect for pairing with a maxi skirt or pair of loose fit jeans for Spring & then with denim shorts come the warmer months.

Raey red v neck cap sleeve crepe jersey dress

My final purchase is something I've been stalking for months & which thanks to being heavily reduced in the sales plus an additional 20% off voucher I was finally able to get.  It was a tough decision as to whether I should go with the navy or red but in the end was swayed by the pop of colour.

Back to today & it's a simple all blue look with a little pop of red.

my midlife fashion, pink avocet Bergamo jacket, sezane tomboy shirt, zara straight leg jeans, felt trilby, French sole Henrietta mock croc ballet pumps

Hat - Bought locally
Jacket - Pink Avocet * get 15% off with code JANE15
Shirt - Sezane
Jeans - Zara
Ballet Pumps - French Sole

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Hat - Reiss
Shirt - Sezane
Jeans - Hush
Ballet Pumps - Boden

Have a great day lovelies & as always I'll see you tomorrow.

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