9.05.2017

Nobodies Child New In Favourites

Hello lovelies, sorry I haven't posted recently I've been a bit busy with illustration work but, I'm back with another New In Favourites post this time coming from one of my favourite shops to browse Nobodies Child. I say to browse because since to discovering the shop that sells endless pieces that fall in love with I haven't actually had much money to spend on new clothes. I'm not sure if all these pieces are still in their New-In section as I started this post well over a week ago.

1. I think theses orange ditsy floral print shorts are so sweet with the flippy sort of skirt style to them. Also, them being high waisted means they are extra flattering.
2. This boxy style blue shirt looks so cute with the addition of a ruffle on the hem and sleeves.
3. Ruffles, ruffles everywhere! You could maybe wear this top with some patterned trousers or if your feeling jazzy a pair of flared pants with heeled boots. 
4. Yes, this is another piece with ruffle on it. I love the colour red, so it's no surprise that this dress ended up in my favourites.This would be perfect for last few weeks we left of summer worn with with converses or tights & ankle boots with a leather jacket in the colder months to come.
5. okay so I think I may have a ruffle problem but, this time they are small ruffles on the straps of the gingham crop top.
 6. I love this dress! It would be perfect with my converses or doc martens. I think you could also wear in the autumn worn over a turtle neck long sleeved top.
7. The two bows on the back of this dress adds a really nice element to the dress. I also think the dress looks quite vintage because of the shade of orange used on the fabric (I hope that makes some sense).
8. I really like this sheer polka dot top which would be worn with a cute bralet. I would also probably wear this with a black denim midi skirt and some heeled boots. 
9. another sheer shirt red ruffled sleeves (again with the ruffles Katie)
10. These patterned trousers would be so easy to wear with anything, with a bold slogan t-shirt or a blouse! I'm not sure but I think it is leopard print (my eyesight is terrible sorry).
11. If your like me your love wearing an oversized checkered shirt then this is the dress for you! It looks so comfy which is always a bonus! checkered shirt with tie front
12.  I just thought there was something sweet about this pink button up crop top, I think it's the style of it with it's slightly flared sleeves and how it just skims your waist which I think would make a flattering top to wear.
13. I love ditsy print and style of midi skirt with the two slits up the front. You could easily wear this outfit either casually or formally with different footwear. Some heals or heeled boots during the evening and maybe a pair of trainers for the day time.
15. This ginham A-line dress looks very 90's style to me and very flattering with it's high waistline, it's a really nice could be smart and casual dress.
16. How is cute this floral patterned turtle neck top? I might have to get this, I think it would be ideal for this time of you as we approach Autumn.
17. I really like this tie top although I'm not sure if I have the confidence to wear a top that shoes off that much tummy.
18. star patterned sheer top which once again could be worn with a black bralet or if you don't have the confidence how about cami vest top (one with lace detail would look so nice). Another way you could wear the sheer top would be by tucking it into a pair of high waisted black wash jeans and some heels.
19. gingham skirt you could either wear it with the matching gingham crop top as a co-ord or maybe tuck a t-shirt in with it for a more casual outfit.
20. blouse crop top either worn with your favourite pair of jeans or maybe a midi length denim skirt.
21. I really like the way wrap tops and dresses look really nice. I think that the pattern is the same as the turtle neck top that I mentioned before (no.16).




From this post I think we have all learnt that I need help with ruffle obsession.
Thank you for reading!
love from
Katie

8.18.2017

forever drawing

Hello lovelies, I'm back again. I thought I would share with you my recent illustrations that I have been working on over the past few months. So, what can I say about recent work? I have drawn quite a few of my favourite sixties icons and I also started doing more fashion themed illustrations. I'm really enjoying adding bits of colour to my pencil drawings using Photoshop. I hope to do more fashion illustrations in the future because I love drawing clothes. 

Here are a few of the drawings I've done recently
Model wearing Dior A/W 2017 collection
One of my favourite fashion blogger Megan Ellaby
 Audrey Hepburn
Brigitte Bardot
 Jane Birkin
 Jean Shrimpton

 Sophia Rosemary Barrese 

I will do another post in another few months so I have plenty to share!

Thank you for reading!
Love from
Katie
xx

8.07.2017

New Looks New In Favourites August 2017

Hello lovelies, I'm today with my favourites from New Look's New In section of their online store. I'm not sure if people are interested in seeing my favourites but, I thought it might be helpful for anybody wanting new clothing for their wardrobe that has a similar style as me. I'm thinking of making this like a series of posts, of course with different shops.
I found quite a few gems when browsing New Look the other night so here are my favourites
I am slightly in love with this embroidered skirt that reminds me of a William Morris pattern.
The ruffle neck is a really nice detail on this pin stripe shirt. You could style it casually with a pair of jeans and converses or maybe wear it more smart with a pinafore over top.
Slogan t-shirts are still very popular at the moment this t-shirt with New York on the chest is an easy and subtle way of wearing the trend. I think that the little New York slogan is cute with an apple logo as the O in York. 
How amazing are the boots? *insert love heart eyes emoji*Now, I would be lying if I said I am pinks number one fan but, I really like dusky pink and very pale pink at the moment. There is just something about these velvet look boots that I love.
The white lace and mesh top looks lovely and delicate. As the top is sheer your could wear a nice bralet maybe nude or white OR you could maybe go for a pastel coloured one underneath the top. However, if you're not comfortable wearing a just a bralet underneath a vest top would be a good alternative, if you're lucky you might be able to find a lace trimmed vest. 
This bright red dress is the perfect summer dress, with it being 100% cotton and it having a casual fit. The material of the top section of the dress being shirred (gathered) it adds a nice little element to the piece. I think it would look nice either with converses or with espadrille sandals. 
I like the contrast of the white floral embroidery on the black bralet.  
Well it's seems I was loving New York slogan tees when I was browsing New Look. The design looks slightly retro which is always a plus for me!
The yellow bardot style top looks very flattering with it being off the shoulder and it having a high peplum hem. Yet again I like shirring of the top half and the ruffle of the neck. It's also an easy way of wearing the bell sleeve trend.
embroidered   mesh  scalloped sleeves
 I love the intricate floral embroidery that frames the sheer panel of the smock top. The key hole fastening at the back of the top and the scalloped edge sleeves are really nice details of the top.
I love how delicate the lace of the midi skirt looks, I feel like some lace can look tacky or cheap but, the lace of this New Look skirt look like it could be expensive. It would look nice with a pair of heeled boots or dressed down with trainers for casual occasion. My favourite thing about it is the actual colour of the piece.
As I said in the past I'm a big fan of gingham so it's no surprise to see this dress make its way to my favourites. I really like the sweet heart neck line and the tie front detail. I just think it would be the perfect summer dress worn with some white espadrilles.  
Again I really like the peplum  style ruffle bottom to the yellow top. The embroidery on this top is really lovely and a bit different to a lot of embroidered pieces in the shops at the moment. 
I think this dress gives a nice, casual bohemian look and I really like the slightly flared sleeves. I would wear this dress with my converses and my leather jacket.
I've been looking for a-line midi denim skirt just like this for a while. I think they would go perfectly with a band t-shirt or slogan t-shirt which ever you fancy tucked in and worn with a pair of converses.

I am a huge fan of this dress it's a combination of it being a Bardot style dress, frill trim to the neck line and it has pockets! POCKETS!! A dress with pockets is a rarity. Imagine the dress worn with some bright red lipstick? The dress also looks 
The Ditsy print of this playsuit is really cute.
This off the shoulder tops looks super comfy and I love the wine colour of it.



To check out New Look's New In clothing click here

Are there any of my favourites that you like?

Thank you for reading!
Love from
Katie
xx



7.04.2017

Go Gingham Crazy!

Hello lovelies, welcome to my first proper blog post after coming back.
     Gingham has been a very popular fashion trend since Spring, so this post is a little be late to the party. Here's a little bit of history on Gingham, the term was originally used to describe medium-weight balanced plain-woven fabric made from dyed cotton or cotton-blend yarn and was also striped. But, these days the word is uesd when talking about a lightweight plain-woven cotton cloth, typically checked in white and a bold colour. 
    I love the look of Gingham especially the traditional (Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz) blue & white, I think it looks really sweet. I have three pieces of gingham clothing (soon to be four) a top from Next, a skirt and trousers both from Topshop, I'm just a little bit of a fan it.

   You'll be hard not to find a single gingham piece on your favourite high street shops but, these are just a few of my favourite finds:

1. Kimchi Blue Gingham Picnic Gingham Midi Dress - Urban Outfitters - £52 //  2. Washed Gingham Flute Sleeve Top - Topshop - £15 (in the sale)  // 3. Just A Girl Pullover - Free People - £88 // 4. Checked Top - H&M - £17.99 // 5. Embroidered Gingham Tube - Free People - £108  // 6. Sleeveless Dress - H&M - £34.99

1. This is such a nice dress, the ruched bodice and the ruffle neckline and sleeves look very flattering. I think it would look lovely with either worn with black converses or some espadrilles.

2. The flared sleeves on this top are really cute especially with the tiny little ruffles towards the top.

3. I like how this top is a really casual pullover/shirt, that you could easily just throw on in the morning and go (with shoes of course). 

4. This is a lovely simple summer top with a twisted knot detail.

5. I love the intricate embroidery detailing and the cute little tassels attached to the hem. This top would be perfect for your holidays because it looks quite flowy! 

6. This dress looks super flattering especially with the square, frilly neckline, midi length and high waistband.


7. Gingham Shirt  with Pephem - ASOS - £28 // 8. New Look Gingham Bardot Playsuit -ASOS - £14.99 // 9. Midi Skirt in Gingham with Asymmetric Hem & Tie Waist - ASOS - £32 // 10. Bershka Gingham Printed Playsuit - ASOS - £25.99 // 11. River Island Mixed Gingham Mini Cami Dress - ASOS - £30

7. The ruffle hem is such a nice addition to this blouse and I like that it also has a high neck. 


8. This playsuit had to make the cut with it being red (my favourite colour) and off the shoulder style.


9. The colour of this midi skirt is so nice, the yellowy mustard makes a nice change from blue and white gingham.This would make a perfect Summer outfit worn with some espadrilles and straw basket.


10. I love this little playsuit that much my very very lovely boyfriend ever so kindly ordered it for me. It looks like it is made out of light weight material which is perfect for this time of year! My favourite parts of the playsuit are the tiny scalloped edging to the shorts and the tie wrap on the top.  


11. I really like the contrast of the large gingham pattern and the small gingham pattern. Also, the high waistband will help elongate your legs if that's something you wanted.




Are you a fan of Gingham?

Thank you for reading!
Love from 
Katie
xx

6.28.2017

I'm back, back again!

Hello lovelies, it's been a while hasn't it, I'm not really sure why I've not blogged in so long. I think it's a combination of lacking inspiration and motivation. 
I think I'm going to do a blog challenge to ease me back into writing again, I haven't chosen a certain one to take part in yet but, I hope it will be enjoyable for others to read. I also have some ideas for more blog posts maybe 
- my summer fashion essentials
- bedroom tour
- recent drawings
- my favourite Pinterest pins
- future goals
- Instagram diary
- my favourite fashion designers

Anyway, enough about me I hope you're all well!

Thank for reading this very, very brief post!
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