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Tuesday, 4 February 2014

What I Wore | The Basics

Waistcoat: Zara (similar here). T-shirt: & Other Stories. Leggings: Zara. Boots: & Other Stories (similar here). Bag: Nica Handbags*. Scarf: Kirsteen Stewart.  Hat: Topshop. Earrings: Love Hearts and Crosses*
When it comes to the weekend, my wardrobe always turns to comfort and of course, leggings and tees are the only way to fully fulfill that brief.
When I was in London a few weekends ago, I made my first ever trip to & Other Stories and it’s officially my new favourite shop – I can’t believe I waited so long to go and I think I might even love it more than Zara...which is saying something, y’know? I purchased these booties in their sale and with a whopping 70% off, they were reduced from £125 to just £37.50 – clearly it was meant to be. The t-shirt wasn’t in the sale and at £19, it’s a little pricey for a plain tee, but it is literally the softest, comfiest t-shirt I’ve ever owned – I'm pretty sure I need one in every colour...
My leggings are also a new purchase from Zara – they will always be my go-to store for leggings and these ones are pretty darn cosy. They’re really stretchy, which makes them roomy and the elasticised sides and zips to the front make them a little different...which also sort of remind me of jodhpurs...giddy up! ;)
I’m also very much in love with my origami fox earrings from Love Hearts and Crosses, they’re so pretty and unusual – and of course they’re foxes, so it was bound to be a match made in heaven.

I’m still head over heels with my waistcoat too and love how it manages to bring everything together and take the simplicity of the outfit up a few notches :). What's your weekend attire? Do you find yourself reaching for comfort too? 

Oh and if you fancy it, you can shop my look here :D


Gemma Talbot said...

I love that waistcoat! It's such a great layering piece x


Andini Ria said...

I remember seeing this waistcoat in your haul video and wondering how you'd style it. This is such a lovely outfit, the waistcoat really does tie the whole look together! xx

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Charlotte MacDonald-Gaunt said...

Love your boots and the bag - such a cute and casual outfit :o) Xx

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Sara Chergui said...

Love the coat, it's so pretty !

Charlotte theStylum said...

Gorgeous! I love that Zara Waistcoat! I saw it in Zara but wasn't sure how I'd wear it, wish I got it now! xxx


Elissa Hudson said...

I absolutely love & Other Stories! The p&p is crazy expensive though, so frustrating when you don't live in London! Their beauty section is amaaaazing, well worth trying a few bits :) x

Elissa | styleaffix.com

lolakate said...

I adore your boots they are such a lovely colour and you look gorgeous in a hat. I have hat envy now!! haha xxx

melissa z said...

gorgeous outfit hun and your hair looks amazing too :)
Melissa x

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Alessandra said...

Lovely blog post once again I literally love your hair colour and style!

Natasha Hinde said...

HURM firstly how amazing is that waistcoat?
Thirdly, they were such a bargain!!
And fourthly, you look like an absolute babe in this outfit - larrrrrrv it!

Carolina D said...

I love your boots! They are such a nice colour and that hat really finished off the look xx


Emily / www.thebeautymist.com said...

Amazing boots:) x


Thomasina said...

Glad you've discovered And Other Stories, such an amazing store! That waistcoat is soooo beaut
T x

CharissaRae said...

I seriously need to find a new blogging spot for my posts because you my dear put mine to shame! You look absolutely amazing and although we both have fringes I have serious fringe envy right now. And your ability to pull of a hat. And your outfit... Now i'm starting to sound creepy. Love your posts Megan :) xx

Coty and Mariah@quirksandtwists said...

Really loving the hat!

Kristine Hannah said...

This whole outfit is amazing! Totally inspired.

Shereeeen ♥ said...

So in love with your waistcoat. Great outfit! The hat definitely adds that extra something too X


Crowded Closet - Sarah said...

Basics are usually so underrated but I totally agree they are a great thing to wear on casual days and if need be jazz up bit with a few accessories. I can't believe you got such an awesome deal on those boots, I'm definitely one to scope out the best deals too! Your styling is on point girlie!

-Sarah xo


Emma Something said...

Those earrings are so cute!

Leslie Moore said...

nice boots :)

-Leslie Anne


Sarah said...

I'm obsessed with waistcoats at the moment, this one looks perfect on you! Your hair looks amazing too x

carelessly cut said...

Love those shoes!

Rosie x


This is how I like to dress on the weekend, comfort and chic! I think this is a wonderful casual look, perfect for the weekend. I love your boots!


This is how I love to dress on the weekend, comfortable and chic! I think this is a wonderful outfit, I especially love the waistcoat and boots.

EM said...

Oh my goodness! haha I just came from your comment over on my blog and yours is INCREDIBLE. that outfit! the hat! the lipstick you're wearing! ah I think its love! haha xx


Rebecca Morgan said...

There is nothing basic about this outfit! But I love the way you've layered. Not sure why I find layering so complicated, you make it look so effortless! x


Amara xoxo said...

I have these leggings! they are the most comfortableist (just made up a word) trousers in the world ha ha

taylor zeng said...

I love the leggings! That is fashion and trends.

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