I've always struggled with a casual night out look - I'm an all or nothing kinda gal (and by "nothing" I mean pyjamas). Saying this, I somehow accidentally aced it this week with the following look which I have entitled; "I have nothing to wear why do I have nothing to wear oh god the taxi is here quick put something on".
|Sheer blouse - Yours Clothing (Similar here)|
Leigh Jeans - Topshop
Leopard Print Ankle Boots - Topshop (Similar here)
How mega are these Leopard print boots? My Wonderful little Sister (Her of shiny hair and Sandra Bullock beauty) bought me these for my Birthday at the beginning of the month. They're incredibly comfortable due to a concealed platform and a size 9 HURRAY.
I'm still plucking up the courage to wear them further afield because they are HIGH. Like "I have to slouch to get through door frames" high. I don't give a crap what other people think but I do care about not starfishing and breaking my face...
The sheer shirt was a sale purchase from Yours Clothing - I modeled it on the NYE shoot and fell in love (despite the bizarre sizing - This is a size 20 in order to get my arms in). It's one of those hugely versatile items that you can wear as successfully to work as you can on a night out simply by adding a cami. Or not. Entirely up to you. This is no longer available in store but they do have a maxi length number which would look AMAZING over skinny jeans or a leather legging.
I've become a big fan of these Leigh jeans - They're not as high waisted as I'm used to and that means a great deal of hoiking throughout the day. However, they're the perfect blue jean colour and look worn without having stupid pretend white bits that make it look like you've been rubbing yourself rapidly A la Reeves and Mortimer. Topshop have always been ridiculously hit and miss size wise for me and I, like many others, wish that they'd consider extending their sizing. Not begging though, until then I'm more than happy to give my cold hard cash to the brands who do.
I love it when an accidental outfit comes together - I should do this more often...