24.10.14

Scream If You Wanna Go Faster - Naomi

Outfit: Beyond Retro











Motorcross has been kicking around as a hot trend for AW14 and we couldn't wait to put our spin on it! Away from my usual bohemian style I opted for tough leather pieces with a pop of red. Of course for this trend my first stop was Beyond Retro for key and unique pieces to nail the motorcross look.

Start with the amazing 'Stop' jacket which is so perfect for the trend and so unique! I thought it looked great with a bright red roll neck underneath and a long length leather skirt with cool front detailing. Finishing of the look with a cute white clutch and tough heeled buckle boots from Pretty Little Thing which I am in love with! 

Whether it's a bomber or leather jacket team it with denim and sportswear and give your wardrobe a 'motorcross' overhaul this AW! 

23.10.14

Scream If You Wanna Go Faster - Amy

Striped Biker Jacket c/o Pretty Little Thing, Topshop Acid Wash Grey Sweatshirt, Topshop White Roll Neck, Topshop Geo Zip Front Skirt, Ray Ban Wayfarer, Topshop Amelie Boots










There is nothing like a really good biker jacket, especially this season as one of the hottest trends around this Autumn is 'Motocross' with a sportswear meets punk kinda vibe. Patchwork denim, custom patches and heavy boots all add to this street style look but the real statements are coming from the jackets. Whether it's a bomber or a leather, your outwear is key for this look.

This update on the staple leather jacket is from Pretty Little Thing and comes in this colourway, and in reverse. The stripe detail is what really gives this look it's sporty androgynous edge but the collarless design gives it that perfect amount of femininity. Not being content with one trend, I wanted to mash in my current love for all the moden 60's pieces around at the moment so chose to wear the jacket with a roll neck and geo print skirt but threw a sweat on as well to continue to sporty feel.

I fnished off the look with some studded and heeled boots to give that 'grown up' touch to what can be quite a young looking trend. Monochrome takes on this trend also help with this! but a big pop of colur can make the outfit a bit more fun :)

21.10.14

Boohoo Boutique AW14 - Naomi

c/o Boohoo Cut Out Clutch
Zara Necklace & Boots

Photography By Greg Sutton (Workhorse Pictures)














I have always been totally obsessed with anything with a Boutique collection tag. Topshop’s Boutique and Boohoo Boutique always have such amazing pieces and amazing quality. I did a takeover talking about the Boohoo AW14 range back at the AW14 press day and fell in love with it all then so as soon as it dropped we couldn’t wait to blog about it! 

I absolutely LOVE the print on this maxi dress (I also got the wide leg trousers in the same print!) This maxi dress is so silky and has such a gorgeous shape when you walk - I know it’s going to be perfect for party season! I threw the little beaded cape in ivory over the dress with the burgundy faux fur cape jacket which is stunning. I love capes and love fur so this combination was perfect and doesn’t ruin your party outfit! Accessorised with a cut out clutch also from Boohoo which matched the pattern perfectly and a clashing boot with my leopard print Zara beauties! 

If your after something a bit different and want to stand out this AW14 check out the rest of the amazing Boutique collection and get ready for party season in style! 

20.10.14

Boohoo Boutique AW14 - Amy

Black Blazer c/o Boohoo, Boutique Paisley Jumpsuit c/o Boohoo, Ray Ban Clubmasters, Asos Fur Stole, Grey Roll Clutch c/o Boohoo, Black Sandals c/o Boohoo









Having seen, and completely fallen for Boohoo's latest Boutique collection at their AW14 Press Day back in the summer, we have been impatiently waiting to get our hands on our favourite pieces and huzzah! the day is finally here! The collection itself is the perfect blend of boho and tailored and is the perfect way to go from Autumn into Christmas Party mode with sequins, silk and fur bombers a plenty.

I absolutely love all the paisley pieces in this collection and this tailored jumpsuit literally, jumped out at my straight away - the muted colours make this statement print so easy to wear and this would equally as good with an oversized grungy jumper and heeled boots for a more relaxed look. I decided to dress it up (or as dressed up as I go really!) by adding a simple blazer and sandal combo and finished off with a statement fur.

What do you think of the Boohoo Boutique collection? 

19.10.14

What's Up, Doc? - Naomi

c/o Boohoo Clutch, H&M Rollneck, UO Belt, Beyond Retro Hat, Topshop Necklace

Photographs by Greg Sutton (Workhorse Pictures)











I have got to admit I'm a Doc virgin! But when I came across these floral ones on Bank Fashion online I knew they were the ones for me! I love the cute but subtle ditsy floral print and think there going to be my absolute godsend for Glastonbury and festivals next year. 

I recently went to the Free People pop-up and got to pick an item, the lace dress in a gorgeous lilac colour was the perfect piece and knew it would look great teamed with my Docs and some big fur. I layered my black roll neck underneath it for a bit of hard edge against the pretty lace and belted my PLT long white fur gilet over the dress, which is the perfect layering piece for autumn. I just love the pretty lace against the tough but girly Docs for that girly/tough edge!
I was so pleased with the outfit and it shows just how versatile Dr. Martens are! What's your favourite style? They are fast becoming a wardrobe staple for me! 

18.10.14

What's Up, Doc? - Amy

Topshop Tartan Check Coat (similar here and here), H&M Jumper, Primark Grey Roll Neck, Topshop Jamie Rip Knee Jeans, Cherry Red Dr. Marten Boots










It is only officially Autumn when the Docs come back out - good bye pool slides, so long peep toes and hellooo big chunky socks and weatherproof boots. Any shoe that is both fashionable and practical is a winner in our books but the DM is such a classic, it is definitely our most essential wardrobe staple.

My favourite pair are my cherry reds and this is fast becoming my lazy day, go to outfit this Autumn. I will happily wear my docs with just about anything but the layers and little added extras to this essentially 'jeans and t-shirt' look are what makes this simple and chic. The black and grey tones keep the outfit quite androgynous but the statement coat adds the perfect feminine touch and even better, colour matches so perfectly with my boots. 

Could you live without your Docs? If you can, tell me how!