For the first time (that I can remember) I’m going to do a styling series. So basically, instead of doing a ways to wear in one post I’m going to drag it out over three, comprende? Obviously it was going to be about knitwear, I mean duh? I’ve been inspired by some of the LFW street style shots I saw in the different ways in which to wear your knitwear and mix up those plain old jumpers to give a fresh new look. I mean by February we’re pretty sick of the standard jeans and jumper combo right?
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Layering Cropped Knits with Sheinside
When these sheinside beauties popped through the letterbox in unison, I just knew they were meant to stay together. Interestingly, I didn’t order them with this outfit in mind. I actually had this knit in mind for layering over cute shirt dresses so you may be seeing more of this, maybe this three part could be four parts??
The blouse I actually ordered because as soon as I saw it I remembered this Mango beauty which I was 100% on my way to buy and thought hold up this ones £11 and pretty damn similar, let me give this a go.
Back to the layering. One of my favourite bloggers Pamallier is always layering cropped knits, she’s just a layering pro and queen in general so go check her out! So naturally I’ve been meaning to try this for a while.
The sleeve part is a hard look to nail, believe me I’ve been trying for a while. You’ve got to find a jumper with shorter sleeves (not something I usually look for in a jumper) and a top with long and fancy sleeves to get the perfect balance. The struggle is real people, so real that I have considered buying one of these ready made styles many times.
*Jumper : Sheinside
*Blouse : Sheinside
Jeans : Monki – Can’t find them online but these ones are super similar!
Boots : Topshop
*Necklace : Missoma
Bag : Celine Here and Here / Affordable Alternative Here and Here
*Knot Ring : &Other Stories
My Shoe Babies
So I couldn’t do this post without mentioning the new shoes. They’re pretty much my pride and joy right about now. I went to Topshop three times and looked at them before I tried them on and as they say, third times a treat. I’d usually go straight for the black but I saw them on Collage Vintage at LFW and I’ve increasingly been seeing white shoes around which has given me a taste for it.
How I convinced myself they were the ones for me? They’re on trend, they’ve got studs (I love anything with studs) and finally? They’re transitional. Anything I can put the label transitional on right now is the perfect excuse because that is the season we’re in ladies. I’ll wear them now with jeans (maybe even a cheeky fishnet sock if I’m feeling brave) and in the spring with a denim skirt and maybe even this cropped knit? Then in summer to toughen up a summer dress. Have I convinced you yet?
On My Transitional Wishlist . . .
P.S – check out my unboxing of my Saint Laurent Sac De Jour over on my youtube channel now!
P.P.S – Whilst writing this post I made another Topshop order . . . .