get to know my "style"


How would you describe your style?
Whenever I get asked this question, I freeze because I never know how to answer it. My style is always different. For the past six months or so I've been really loving the whole re-occurring ~90's grunge scene~, however I'm now growing out of that phase. I would say I am basically like a not so tomboyish tomboy? I love my trainers, baggy t-shirts and hoodies but then the next day I can be wearing a pretty dress and dolly shoes? I'm so weird!

Who inspires your style?
I adore the obvious; the Olsen twins, Alexa Chung and Nicole Kidman. People around me inspire me too. I often note down in my phone if I see a nice pair of boots on someone for example. I then go on a mission to search for them online by describing them!

What are your "wardrobe" staples?
I literally wouldn't be able to cope without American Apparel disco pants. I bought my first pair about 7 months ago which were actually worn so much that they developed a ladder in the bum. I tried cheaper alternatives, but nothing was the same, so I bought pair #2! I also wear vans and trainers a lot and my denim Levi jacket never stays off. I'm a sucker for funky socks too.

What's the most expensive item in your "wardrobe"?
My floral doc martens probably as they were over £100 but I'm actually selling them as I never wear them, ever! Second place would be my AA disco pants!

What's your most wanted item?
I don't really see myself as materialistic (although sometimes I do buy things I really do not need!). I'm not really that bothered with bags from Mulberry and shoes from Chanel! Although I would have to say the rottweiler tee by Givenchy in this colour has been on my wishlist for ages, however there are cheaper alternatives! On a whole though I really want Nike Stefan Janoski SB's but they never seem to have a size 5 anywhere... #smallfeetproblems

Favourite designer?
Not really into designer fashion in all honesty, but I do like most of Burberry's collections, Meadham Kirchoff and of course, Chanel is dreamy!

How much do you spend on clothes?
It literally varies every month. I'm very lucky to work with brands that kindly send me clothes so I don't really have a need to shop other than for basics. Saying that, Topshop is the worst place for me to be in on payday. I would say I can spend anything from absolutely nothing to £200-£300 a month on clothes, but it really does vary!.

Where do you shop?
Topshop, ebay, h&m (when it has good stock) and I often visit Brick Lane for one off pieces. I do like high street shops but I hate wearing things that everyone wears, so tend to use ebay mostly. 

Favourite fragrance?
Coco Chanel, Madamoiselle. It's sooo nice. I'm hopeless at describing scents but it's been my 'signature scent' for a couple of years now. Quite pricey, so I always get a new bottle at Christmas which does me for most of the year. (mum if you're reading this, I've run out and would like it again for Christmas, ta!)

What's your favourite way to do your hair?
I never do anything with my hair because I'm rubbish at doing it! It's always down. I don't really brush it (ew) and if I do it's straightened but 'poofed up' or waved/curled using the enrapture totem styler.

What is your go-to outfit when you have no idea what to wear?
Do I really need to answer this? AA disco pants! Some kind of top, my leather jacket and either flatform wedges (going out), vans/trainers (casual) or dolly shoes (smart/casual).

One fashion trend you wish would come back and stay?
I thought the colour blocking trend was quite fun to play around with but to a certain extent. I'm not really sure if there's one I would want to come back! However, I do hope the whole "grunge trend" stays around for a few more years as it's my favourite style ever!

What's the most prized possession in your "wardrobe"?
Probably a very dark blue velvet shirt by DKNY which I won on ebay for 99p!

What advice would you give to someone who is fashion conscious?
Don't be conscious! I think the biggest key when it comes to fashion is being confident. Don't be afraid to stand out from the crowd, as cheesy as it sounds. It's better to be different than to be a carbon copy. I would rather someone remembered me for something I'm wearing that they don't personally like, than someone not remember me because I look just like everyone else!

I would love to read about YOUR style! Feel free to copy the questions above and answer them yourself. Just send me over the link to your answers in a tweet/comment :)

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  1. This is a great post. And I love your style. XOXO

  2. Totally stolen this!!! I really liked reading yours, your outfits are always awesome :) < mine!


  3. This is fantastic and I may have to steal it! I love your style! x

  4. Anonymous25/10/12

    I loved reading your post!
    I adore Alexa Chung and the Olsen's style too, they're amazing :)

  5. Love this so much! We're so similar!

    lucy xo

  6. Anonymous25/10/12

    cool post, love the blog :)

    Santenne of Crystallized Elements.

  7. Such a cool idea for a post :) definitely gonna do this & loved your answers!

  8. Such a cool idea for a post :) definitely gonna do this & loved your answers!

  9. Anonymous4/11/12

    it sounds really, really cocky and arrogant to say that most of your clothes are sent to you.. just saying.


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