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The Casual Tee

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I’ve never considered myself a T shirt and jeans kind of girl, but I’ve still yearned for a way to pull off the look tastefully. Offsetting a basic graphic shirt with some leather pants and structured hat did just the trick. Plus a pair of dark lips are always a safe bet for me.

 

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Day 64

Now presenting Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium! After launching a kick starter campaign a couple of months back, Lady D’s finally opened in Shoreditch. It’s like any other tea house but this one has cats running around for you to play with! I’m not much of a cat person but when I knew my feline-loving friends were coming to town I booked the first appointment available. Lucky for me because now they’re booked till May!

Needless to say the day was a huge success!

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Grease Lightning

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Tartan will always have a special place in my heart. When I found these marvellous pants at Top Shop my first day here,  I knew it was meant to be. They’re an easy way to make any outfit feel “oh so London”. In this case, they put a brit twist to Sandy’s dangerous Greece look.

Let’s go to Paris

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H&M Hat, Thrifted pants, H&M Shirt, Forever 21 socks, ASOS boots, L aqa & Co Lipstick

For years, I shied away from hats, thinking I needed some fabulous occasion to wear them out.  But after investing in this wide-brimmed when I first arrived in London I’ve realized how very very wrong I was. Hats are the perfect staple for every closet.  They void a need for accessories and put an unmistakeable flair to your outfit.  They’re kind of like stilettos for your head; if you can own ’em, you feel on top of the world

The Smock

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Vintage Shirt, H&M Necklace, ASOS Shoes, Primark Tights

Though trends can be hard to follow, one English staple look will always be an oversized top. Whether it’s a wool coat or a vintage button down, an oversized top is an effortless way to feel put together and bold. Most people shy away from oversized tops for fear of looking “boxy” or shapeless. But paired with slick tights, it’s an easy way to balance the look by bringing shape back into the ensemble.
If you’re in the market for a smock, check out your local thrift store. I got mine in town for just $7 and it’s one of the comfiest pieces I own.