How to wear: a midi yellow skirt

Sometimes we find pieces that could look a bit difficult to match at first sight. That happened to me with this beautiful H&M neon yellow midi skirt. I fell in love with it straight away and had to buy it, but then I started thinking on how I was going to wear it.

hmprod-2This striking yellow could not be the easiest one unless is proper Summer and you are super tanned, although I’m a big fun of bright colours for the whole year. The best trick for cold weather is mixing them with plain darker garments or all shades of grey, that will help the outfit to be a bit more subtle.

 

Sweatshirts love

 

If you follow me on Instagram you already know that I love to mix sportwear in my outfits: sneakers, sweatshirts, baggy pants… So for the first look I have chosen  a variety of sweatshirts in different prints and colours and I added a pair of sandals in a darker shade. This idea is perfect for the day time, a Sunday look or a shopping trip.
Look ladylike

 

The second look is more ladylike thanks to a beautiful pair of black high heels, a bodysuit (that are everywhere at the moment) and the right accessories. The amazing lime colour of the skirt matches with the pastel blue of the bag, the golden jewelry and the pink 60’s shades. On top of that, nothing better than a black peplum jacket and the cat ears beret for the bravest ones.

 

Bomber jacket + white trainers

 

 

The last option is my favourite: colourful, comfy and very quirky (simply me!) To get this idea you need white and simple trainers Stan Smith style, a waist shirt or tshirt (tuck it in, so you play with the volume) and the super trend of the season: the bomber jacket. To add some fun to it, play with printed accesorios and jewelry.

Which one is your favourite outfit: sweatshirt, ladylike or bomber jacket?

Any other idea for the cold days of Spring?

Have a lovely day

x

 

 

 

 

Effortless cool I : Comptoir des cottoniers

In some places the temperature is way above the 30ºC, but in London the rules are different: we have an on and off Summer so you always have to be ready to layer your clothes, for example with a leather or denim jacket, scarves, etc…

I have chosen some of my favorite brands: Hoss Intropia, & Other Stories, Zara and Comptoir des cottoniers  and created four looks with garments that you can use  Spring through Autumn just changing the accessories and shoes.

Today is the turn of Comptoir des cottoniers, with its romantic prints and daytime clothes. For this effortless cool outfit the idea is to match a blue floral jumpsuit with white trainers for the day and tan sandals for the evening. The denim jacket is versatile enough to wear it at anytime.

Some of the garments are on the sale, so don’t miss them and get ready for the new season too!

Have you bought any clothes thinking already of Autumn? Do you wear one-piece suits?

 

Effortless cool: Comptoir des cottoniers

                   

En algunos lugares las temperaturas están muy por encima de los 30ºC, pero Londres tiene sus propias normas: tenemos un verano que va y viene (a veces no puede llamarse ni verano), así que siempre tienes que estar lista para ponerte diferentes capas de ropa en función del frío y de la hora del día, como por ejemplo chaquetas de cuero o vaqueras, pañuelos, etc…

He elegido cuatro de mis marcas favoritas: Hoss Intropia, & Other Stories, Zara and Comptoir des cottoniers he creado cuatro looks con prendas que puedes usar desde la primavera al otoño simplemente cambiando accesorios y zapatos.

Hoy es el turno de Comptoir des cottoniers, con sus estampados románticos y prendas para el día. Para este conjunto fácil  y cómodo la idea es combinar un mono azul floral con zapatillas blancas para el día y con sandalias marrones para la noche. La cazadora vaquera es muy versátil y puede usarse a cualquier hora.

Algunas de las prendas están de rebajas, así que aun puedes conseguirlas a un precio muy reducido y llevarlas en otoño también.

Habeis comprado ya algo pensando en la nueva temporada? Os gusta llevar monos?

Cath Kidston: in love with the clouds print

Clouds print- Cath Kidston
                           
                                 

Probably most of you know Cath Kidston for its floral and retro prints, but lately you can find fresher designs.

My last love at first sight was the clouds print, in particular a pair of beautiful Gola x Cath Kidston trainers in blue and yellow. But they have a really wide range of this style: from umbrellas to homeware or their signature totes and bags.

I don’t know you, but I would buy few pieces (apart from the trainers) because they remind me of Summer sunny days and make me smile. For example, the iPhone cover or the jacket with neon trim, ideal for riding the bike when the weather improves (*spoiler: new post of bikes and clothing coming soon)

At the moment they have a mid season sale with up to 33% off, so have a look and find a cute bargain!

Do you like Cath Kidston? What do you think of this print? too childish?

xoxo

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VERSIÓN ESPAÑOLA

Seguramente la mayoría de vosotros conoce Cath Kidston y sus estampados florales y de estilo retro, pero últimamente también es posible encontrar algunos diseños mas frescos.

Mi último flechazo ha sido el estampado de nubes, en especial las zapatillas que Gola ha diseñado usando este estilo en amarillo y azul. Pero además puedes encontrar otras muchos productos con este estilo: desde paraguas hasta productos para la casa o sus distintivos bolsos.

No sé vosotros, pero yo compraría varias piezas (además de las deportivas) porque me recuerdan a días soleados de verano y me hacen sonreír. Por ejemplo, la carcasa para el iPhone o el chubasquero con ribetes reflectantes, perfecta para usar en la bici en cuanto el tiempo mejore (*avance: muy pronto habrá un nuevo post sobre bicis y ropa)

Ahora mismo tiene rebajas de mitad de temporada de hasta un 33%, así que echa un vistazo y encuentra tu chollo!

¿Os gusta Cath Kidston?, ¿Qué opináis de este estampado? ¿demasiado infantil?

Besos

How to make a black garment stand out

Black + good accessories
                                 
                                             

Today I would like to share with you some of my last clothing buys and ideas to make them more special with good accessories.

Black is always a safe color for any season, it is also flattering and smart. You will never go wrong with this dark shade if you now how to mix and match it.

In this occasion I got a really easy dress from H&M (that fits great if you are a curvy girl like me, emphasizing the waist, something that I love) and a gorgeous jumpsuit from Hoss Intropia (that makes your legs endless and has a very sexy back without showing anything, so you can wear it to a lot of dressy parties)

In term of accessories to make the most of these great 2 pieces, I have chosen bold ones: leopard heels, chunky necklaces or Burberry lookalike scarves that change completely the look but keep it chic and elegant. If you prefer to go for a headband like this beauty I wouldn’t add much more than a classy bag in a plain or bold colour and probably some sexy straps suede sandals that can be worn with tights in winter and look great. I have those heels and they are quite comfortable and match almost all my evening outfits, could be worn with dresses, but also with trousers, etc…so it is a safe pair to have in your essential wardrobe.

What would you wear with my new black jumpsuit and dress?

Do you have any basic in your closet that you update every time with different accessories?

I would love to hear your stories, please, share them here with us or tag me in Twitter and Instagram :)

xoxo