Tag Archives: Off the shoulder

10 very good reasons to visit Uterque today …

There are so many pieces that you need from Uterque at the moment. I do wish there was a store to wander around at lunch time..

I have been on the search for a skirt to wear to work (personal shopping) with either ankle boots or pumps. This fuchsia pink ruffled skirt is just gorgeous and I would wear with one of many Whistles slogan tees!

Fuchsia Skirt £75 here 

This printed dress is perfect for work and it would work with ankle boots now and over the knee when it gets colder.

Flowing print dress £145 here

This is an outfit that I would a lot, flared trousers with a bardot top, the shoe options are many! (I do love shoe options)

Off the shoulder poplin top £75 here

Frilled Hem Trousers £95 here

There are so many shoes options at Uterque that I just featured a few.

Low Heel Studded Shoes £115 here

These shoes are just wow and I would wear them with cropped jeans or a simple dress.

Blue Studded Slingbacks £115 here

Leather Pumps with Embellished Bow £115 here

These would get so much wear teamed with culottes for work.

Elastic Suede Ankle Boots £145 here

Bejewelled Slides £115 here

These are my absolute favourites, I do love a pair of pretty slides.

This could be my Lima Dreaming bag as the colour is just perfect for sunny South American days.

Maxi Leather Cross Body Bag £125 here

“what else do you need” a thought provoking question.

It was early this morning when I was discussing my Lima Dreaming wardrobe with the King of Peru that he uttered the words “what else do you need” I immediately replied nothing because it is the correct answer in theory!

Yesterday I added two Mango playsuits to the mix and there is a Seafolly sundress waiting for me also but what else could complete my “Lima Dreaming” wardrobe .

Mango ruffle off the shoulder playsuit £25.99 here

I do have quite a few pairs of sandals but every year tradition dictates (I love traditions) I take a new pair of  Sophia Websters to add to the collection. These would go with everything and I could wear them for beach or city.

Sophia Webster Becky Gem slides £295 here

A new bikini is an essential addition every year but I always struggle to find bright colours in a style I like. This orange one is beautiful but I would mix and match it with other block colours. I have Heidi Klein bikinis that have been in Peru now for ten years and they always look as good as new.

Heidi Klein Folly Island balcony bikini £186 here

No trip is ever complete without a new hat, I already have a wall full of them but there is always room for another.

EMILY – LONDON Martinique white & gold resort hat £285 here

And now the Lima Dreaming wardrobe is complete!

Outfit of the day a bardot dress with silver ankle boots…

I adore navy blue and bardot dresses so this Zara dress is pretty perfect. It is something I can wear for work (personal shopping) with bare legs (tanned) and a cool pair oaf ankle boots or over jeans with pumps.

These Isabel Marant  boots are on my winter wish list and they will work so well now with bare legs and all through the winter.

Zara off the shoulder poplin dress £29.99 here

Isabel Marant Dawell Ankle Boots £420 here

10 denim pieces you need for summer days………..

I always love pretty denim pieces when summer arrives and a denim jumpsuit is just wonderful. (I do love a jumpsuit)

I know autumn is only a moment away but some of these pieces will see you through to cooler days. I will be lucky enough to have my summer again in January (Lima Dreaming)

This jumpsuit at Anthropologie is probably the perfect place to start and the Whistles pink denim jacket a perfect finish.

 

Lucile Tied Denim Jumpsuit £128 here

Anthropologie Halle Chambray Wide Leg Jumpsuit £118 here

M.i.h Park Wintage Denim Skirt £195 here

M.i.h Caron Wide Leg Pant £215 here

7 For All Mankind Popover dress £246 here

Zara denim shorts wire zip and eyelets £25.99 here

Zara Bejewelled & Embroidered Shirt £25.99  here

Apiece Apart Novella off the shoulder denim midi £290 here

Other Storied Two Toned Jeans £59 here

Whistles Pink Ring Puller Denim Jacket £129 here

 

 

Lima Dreaming with a Zara embroidered dress…….

This little beauty has Lima Dreaming written all over it, I could hear it calling to me in Zara at lunchtime.

I will wear it London on Friday as it will be 29 degrees then it will wing it’s way to South America  where it will live happily ever after! It will be perfect for beach life and weekends in Lima.

I would quite like to team it with these Topshop fluffy slides as well (can’t resist a fluffy slide) by coincidence the pale blue is only available in a 36 lucky me!!

Zara embroidered striped dress £29.99 here

Topshop Fenella Slides £22 here

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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 Whistles bardot top and it’s navy…….

I am so excited by this top why you may think, well  it’s a bardot and it’s navy so the combination is perfect. I do hope that it turns up in store this week (House of Fraser Manchester).

It is a top I would wear so many times with jeans and my beloved side striped pants.

Whistles Flume Frill Bardot Top £99 here 

Must have item of the day Zara embroidered off the shoulder dress……

No matter how hard I try I will not be able to resist this dress it is gorgeous. I will wear it over jeans until the days are a little warmer although it will look good with a pair of Isabel Marant Danae boots! I do think it has Lima Dreaming potential as well!!

 

Zara with embroidered sleeves £39.99 here

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