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Reasons for and against Biker jacket v Aviator jacket

All of my thoughts have turned either my trip to Canada in October or Lima Dreaming at the end of December, two very different trips with very different weather.

I spotted this burgundy biker jacket by Zara the other day and I fell completely in love with colour. I am already planning outfits and deciding what bags would work with it.

My reasoning for my desperate need to buy this jacket is my trip to Canada. I an going to Vancouver Island so the weather shouldn’t be freezing at the end of October but it will be wet some days. I would team it with my new corduroy cap, also from Zara for a perfect combination for walks, play parks as I will be with my little munchkins.

Zara Newsboy Cap £15.99 here

Zara Biker Jacket £89.99 here

The only downside to this jacket is the zip, I don’t know how i feel about the diagonal zip! I know this may seem trivial but I would rarely fasten it and this is why I like symmetry.

So, the question is should I opt for the Aviator jacket instead? It is only available in black but it gives perfect symmetry when open and the new cap would still work perfectly.   it would go over anything and everything ) It would also mean I could stick with my beautiful colourful bags (very important)

Zara Aviator Jacket £89.99 here

I do think I need to go to Zara and try them both on immediately.

I could add to the drama by including other jackets in the dilemma but at this price point it keeps it fun.


Styled Zara Yellow A Line Skirt |Faux Leather Skirts|

I love the colour of this skirt it will make me think of spring everytime I wear it. I will wear it with my Isabel Marant  Danae ankle boots (the most comfortable boots ever) and a fine knit until the weather warms up. My legs will bare as always so I will be relying on Whistles Tyler Parka for warmth!

It is perfect outfit to wear whilst I style my customers everyday, very simple but very cool, I need to be able to pick out clothes quickly and run around a lot!!

Zara A Line Skirt £25.99 here 

Zara Turtleneck £19.99 here

Isabel Marant Danae Boots £505 here

Whistles Tyler Parka (I have had awhile)


The Perfect Black Dress | Peter Pan Collars|Black and White Dresses|

I have to admit wearing black for work is a great excuse to wear black dresses or jumpers with a white collar. I do love it and it is certainly my signature style! Alexander McQueen has a dress this season that is “the perfect dress” and I will do anything to emulate it.

I paid a visit a to COS the other day and bought a white and blue bib collar, the white one has already proved a hit with a little black Zara dress. A simple dress or sweater made special and they have already added variety to my work wardrobe.

Here are a selection of dresses that already have the collar or you can add your own.

Alexander McQueen Peter Pan Collar Dress £1255 here


COS Cotton Twill Mock Shirt £35 here


COS Cotton Mock Shirt £35 here

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Ted Baker Eelah Embellished Collar Dress £139 here

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Zara Dress with Contrast Collar £25.99 here


Zara Faux Leather Dress £45.99 here 


Sandro Ramie Dress €225 here

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Sandro Rosalie Crepe & Silk Dress £249 here

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Marks & Spencer Detachable Collar Scuba Dress £79 here

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Sandro Rebelle Dress €195 here

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Look of the Day Keeping it Black|Office Chic|Black workwear|

I am always on the look out for new black clothes to wear to work. There will always be the odd piece of grey or navy mixed in to add variety. These pieces from Zara will mix well with all of my other clothes and the coat will be great for travelling. There are a few different looks here that will keep me going for awhile!!

Sweater with Diamond Buttons £19.99 here Sarong Skirt £39.99 here



Track Sole Shoes £79.99 here FurJacket with Hood £69.99 here



Faux Leather Dress £45.99 here Silk Shirt £39.99 here



Leather Bag £89.99 here Crystals Necklace £29.99 here



How many ways can you wear black?|

I have never been a fan of wearing black as I think it s very dull but I have recently found myself in the  position of having to wear black five days a week. I am looking upon it as a challenge and enjoying it., although I have to admit the fake tan is coming out shortly so that I can ditch the black tights.

The black may fade to navy upon a few occasions as it makes the whole outfit look softer.

I had very pieces to build this new work wardrobe on, an Isabel Marant black skirt and a Zara slip dress were about it so what did I buy?

This black dress with a blue trim works great with my chain ankle boots or my wardrobe staple blue Acne Starboots. It will also work well with bare legs and Birkenstocks.

Zara Studio Dress £69.99 here

Zara studio dress

This Black skirt with tie belt is a great shape and again looks great with my chain boots and most tops in my wardrobe. It is also going to look great with Birkenstocks.

Zara Skirt with Belt £39.99 here

zara skirt with belt

I need lots of tops like this one in black or navy (no one will know the difference!!!)

Zara Gauze Top £19.99 here

Zara Gauze Top

As well as my black jeans I thought these palazzo pants would work well especially as the weather is getting warmer. They are certainly easy to were with any of my tops.

Zara Palazzo Pants £29.99 here

Zara palazzo trousers

These ankle boots are a winner I just love them, they look great and feel great. They work with everything that I have in my small black capsule wardrobe!

Zara Chain Detail Ankel Boots £79.99 here

Zara boots

The crowning glory in my working wardrobe is this biker jacket, the colour is gorgeous and makes everything else look great.  It also works great with my jeans so it will get a lot of wear!!

Zara Faux Leather Biker Jacket £69.99 here

Zara biker jacket

Take one biker jacket| Faux Leather Biker Jackets|Pale Blue Jackets |

I have been in love with this jacket for quite awhile and I am always thinking of ways I would wear it.

I think it would work with just about everything and here are a few ways it would fit into my wardrobe.

It also works with my work clothes which are all black or navy like the Zara dress below.

Luckily! it works wonderfully with everything by Isabel Marant.

Zara Faux Leather Jacket £69.99 here

zara jacket

Isabel Marant Obira Dress £392 here Isabel Marant Betty Sneakers £385 here

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Moto Girlfriend Jeans £40 here Birkenstock Arizona Sandals £117 here

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Mango Printed Boho Skirt £19.99 here Isabel Marant Dicker Boots £360 here

mango 3im dicker

Zara Studio Dress £69.99 here Zara Chain Detail Ankle Boots £79.99 here

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Pales and Pastels | SS14 New Season Pastels |SS14 Boots & Shoes |

My thoughts are definitely with spring & summer now especially as I have a tan and no where to  use it!!

My eyes are drawn to the soft pastels that are hitting all of the shops at the moment and these are my favourites.

I am afraid my love of the Acne Star Boot continues….

Acne Star Boots £400 here

acne star boots

Valentino Rockstud Trapeze Tote £1285 here

valentino bag

Sergio Rossi Textured Sandals £545 here

sergio rossi

Zara Faux Leather Zip Jacket £69.99 here

zara jacket

Zara Straight Cut Dress with Zips £59.99 here

Zara dress

Zara Suede Leather Wide Heel Ankle Boots £79.99 here

zara boots

MIH Chambray Shirt Dress £220 here

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Lilac Twist Knit Crop Jumper £25 here

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ASOS Airplane Chelsea Ankle Boots £55 here

asos boots

Wildfox Cecilia Sequin Maxi £280 here


French Connection Roselin Longline Blazer Coat £150 here

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Carvela Lock Pumps £95 here

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Mango Printed Flared Skirt £19.99 here

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Anthropologie Pastel Shine Drop Earrings £48 here

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Anthropologie Second Female Criss-Crossed Sweater £58 here 

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LK Bennett Leonie Dotted Lizard Print Clutch £195 here

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