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I've put off writing this blog post for a long time, firstly because fashion is not my forte, it just really isn't. When it comes to style I know what I like, but I just can't seem to put the styles I like and the clothes I buy together to make myself look presentable... No, makeup and beauty is definitely where my strengths lie. Even so, my friend maisy (who also has a blog which you can find here) and I decided to take a much needed retail therapy trip to Birmingham. T'was a lovely day out and well.. here's what I ended up with. Oh and I should probably mention that I went out with the intention of buying trousers/skirts only...























As much as I love Topshop (so much) I decided to try and branch out a little bit. I think 85% of my wardrobe is probably Topshop and it's nice to have a little bit of variety and to have your wardrobe differ from everyone elses' a little. So I began my mall-crawl in warehouse where, to my delight I found this little beauty for £22. I just thought it was such a simple yet classy piece and a bit more mature than the normal plain, baggy white tee I usually sport.  


















Next on the mall crawl was Oasis. Originally I went inside with the intention of buying the most beautiful oriental cherry blossom styled bomber jacket, but unfortunately they didn't have any in my size *sniffs* But it's okay because I found an even more gorgeous one in Zara! I just need to save and bit and... Woah, tangent, sorry! I can't remember precisely how much this top was but I think it was around £18. It's little different to the kind of pattern I normally wear, so I thought hey, lets give it a go!






















To my very limited knowledge, I believe that oriental prints are in this season, are they not? Regardless, this top reminded me of those china plates that you sometimes see, and the idea of being a human china plate for a day amused me. Maybe it's on trend for the summer, maybe it's not, I like it anyway! It was a hefty £36 but it's lovely quality material and the print is just beautiful isn't it?


And lastly I decided that you can never have too many sunglasses right? So I thought at £12 (I think) who could pass these beauties up? I loved the fact that they were nude because I thought it gave such a sophisticated look. And yes, I cracked. I did venture into topshop and I even tried a few dresses on, but alas, they were NOT flattering at all, which is a shame as they were beautiful little white dresses. I thought I wouldn't really be cheating myself if I bought a lipstick though because the Topshop makeup is fantastic quality for the price and I need to build up my "summer-shades" if you will.

I'm awfully sorry for the all-over-the-place-ness of this post. I've been revising for the past couple of weeks so have regrettably neglected my corner of the internet, so I'm a little out of practise at blogging. In a few weeks It'll all be over though and hopefully my hard work will have payed off. So until then, I'm sorry if my posts are at best sporadic. However as I mentioned earlier, I am a fashion novice, so please let me know in the comments, how would you style these items? And what are your summer must haves?

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5 comments

  1. Ooh those sunglasses! Fab post, I really love the first vest top, I've been looking for some pretty vests to wear with shorts on holiday, this beauty could be the one! xx

    chloesway.com

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  2. hiya, i'm a new follower, would love it if you were able to check out my blog too?
    I have some sunglasses very similar I love them! I am also obsessed with topshop lip products!

    Alice ♥ alicekatex.blogspot.com

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  3. Those sunglasses are beautiful, I need prescription lenses though :/ x

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  4. I love your blog, its looking really nice!! please could you check mine out if you have time? http://paperplanes-daisychains.blogspot.co.uk/
    xx

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  5. Ooo love the look of that oriental top and the sunglasses are cute!

    Kylie x
    http://lazy2lovely.blogspot.co.uk/

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