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Look of the day a Whistles dress layered over jeans….

Now that I am working for Whistles I have the perfect excuse to wear my lovely clothes and call them uniform! (what more do you need!)

However we never have the weather to make use of all of them and in particular the Juana Alisha Print dress so I have layered it over jeans and the result was pretty cool.

Whistles Juana Alisha Print Dress £149 here

Whistles Frayed Detail Jeans £96 here

Carvela Kurt Geiger Kake Sliders £99 here

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20 things we all need from Uterque for summer……

I am having an Uterque moment and I mean a REAL moment, there are so many beautiful things for summer!

Here are my 20 favourite pieces starting with this blue tote bag which is simply gorgeous.

All items available www.uterque.com

 

Tote with plaited handle £275 here

Pink leather jacket £245 here

Off the shoulder dress £145 here

Red Leather Skirt with Knot £175 here

Multicoloured Tote Bag £65 here

Nappa Slides £85 here

Poplin Shirt with Grommets £75 here

Gingham Dress with PomPom £95 here

Ceramic multi strand necklace £75 here

Jewel Satin Wedges £115 here

Striped Shirt with Bow £75 here

Roses Maxi Ring £45 here

Metallic Mules £85 here

Tropical Earrings £45 here

Silk Camisole Slip Dress £175 here

Leather Crossbody Bag with Bees & Studs £115 here

iPhone 6 case £55 here

Tropical Espadrilles £85 here

Jeans with black lace detail £65 here

Knit Culotte Trousers £95 here

 

Anthropologie one of favourite past times, my top 10 picks

I do love to wander around Anthropologie when I have the time but today I just browsed the website and found all of these wonderful pieces.

 

Libra Embroidered Tunic £128 here

Nantucket Ruffled Jumpsuit £118 here

Maella Off The Shoulder Dress £128 here

Lien.Do By Seychelles Palma Mules £158 here

Howsty Aremi Espadrilles £158 here

Latika Drop Earrings £44 here

Sky Blue Tassel Earrings £48 here

Stone Stacking Rings Set £54 here

Overdyed Straw Fedora £58 here

Olivia Burton Rosie Watch £82 here

 

Must have item of the day Sophia Webster Juana Ribbon espadrilles……..

What can I say my Lima Dreaming list for the next trip just gets better and better. These espadrilles are perfect for beach life and city living. The colours will be dreamy in the gorgeous sunshine that we have here in Lima. (I am thinking tanned legs)

Sophia Webster Juana Ribbon £225 here

Outfit of the day culottes and sneakers| Flatform lace up sneakers|

I am always looking for clothes that look cool but comfortable for work. As a stylist I like to look good but as I walk miles around the store all day I need shoes that don’t torture me.

The culottes are a great basic to work with so I have included alternative tops and shoes. Burgundy is currently my favourite colour especially the Whistles Anasis top (see below). The Miu Miu espadrilles would be amazing for work as they would work well with my wardrobe but the Carvela pumps are a more practical alternative (especially price wise)

Victoria Beckham Wool Sweater £675 here

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OR Whistles Anais Top £120 here

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REDVALENTINO Scalloped Culottes £275 here

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Miu Miu Embellished Leather Espadrilles £615 here

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Or Carvela Lupo Silver Flatforms £89 here

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Tales from a personal shopping life 24/4………Stripes and Slides

Happy Sunday everyone even though it’s raining!! Where has the sunshine gone. Since I spoke to you last I did have a beautiful day off in the sunshine. I had my highlights done and then had a little mooch around the shops with The King of Peru.

In Selfridges I spotted this dress by Isabel Marant, it is my absolute favourite piece this year so far!! and it looks amazing on. I have been playing with different shoes for different looks!!

Isabel Marant Etoile Vinny Dress £220 here

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The dress was a cause for celebration so cocktails then a delicious steak rounded the day off nicely.

I have been searching for the perfect cold shoulder top for weeks but unfortunately most of the fabrics are too stiff and they don’t drape properly. Well the search is over and I think you will agree this top is beautiful by any standard.

See By Chloe Printed Blouse £265 here

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What has been happening in the personal shopping suite this week  (House of Fraser Manchester). Well as always it has had a succession of lovely people passing through.

Monday brought me a mother of the bride who wanted something different!! This is always an interesting statement as it usually means exactly the opposite, but this time, I think you will agree it is not a traditional mother of the bride outfit.

One very happy mum and daughter.

Marella Canapa Dress £185 here

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Marella Guida Fitted Jacket £185 here

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Tuesday morning brought a young mum of twins! who needed an evening dress for a work event. She didn’t want to look “old and mumsy” well I can assure you she looked gorgeous.

The dress looks beautiful from the back and front.

Coast Corwin Multi Tie Dress £129 here

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Next up was a surgeon who was starting a new job and wanted to look cool when she was’t in scrubs!!

She was easy to dress and she completely fell in love with the French Connection wide leg trousers. ( I have featured them so many times) Here are some of the many things she bought.

The famous French Connection Wide Leg Trousers £80 here

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Marella Conca Top £95 here

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Marella Lesena Trousers £110 here

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LK Bennett Floret Courts £185 here

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On Thursday a colleague wanted a jumpsuit to wear in Madrid, but it needed to have a small sleeve. Well i have to say she loved this one from Whistles and bought it immediately!!

Whistles Philipa Linen Jumpsuit £150 here

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It is definitely wedding season as Friday brought me another frantic mother of the groom. She wanted something simple but elegant and this Shubette dress definitely looked the part.

Shubette Chiffon Dress £160 here

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I really enjoy it when a client comes and tells me she needs a few things for very specific occasions, it is always challenging! Saturday brought me such a challenge and it was a success.

A dress for a ball.

Coast Penita Asymetric Dress £95 here

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A dress for the races

Ted Baker Panashe Cut Out Tunic Dress £149 here

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Dresses for a cruise!

Karen Millen Tropical Print Dress £145 here

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Karen Millen Stripe and Flower Print Dress £145 here

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A very happy customer as all of the dresses were going on the cruise after the ball and the races.

Well it must be time for my weekly obsessions and this week is no exception at all. I do love a Whistles jumpsuit and a new one arrived in store on friday and all I cam say is I LOVE IT

Whistles Cut About Stripe Jumpsuit £130 here

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I will wear mine with the Kurt Geiger Espadrilles that I love (I have mentioned them before)

Kurt Geiger Carvela Kupkake Espadrilles £99 here

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There is always something that I see that takes my breath away (yes really and my sleep) and these slides have done just that. The colour is amazing and I can see them on all of my trips this year Barcelona, Canada and the annual Peruvian adventure (denim shorts and tanned legs).

It is also a bit of a tradition now (I love traditions that involve shoes!) that I buy a new pair of Sophia Webster’s every year.

Sophie Webster Lilico Leather Slide £195 here

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I hope you all have great week I shall see you next week with more tales from a the shopping suite.