Sooo…turns out I wore a lot of black and burgundy this month. Did I mean to do it? No. Do I regret it? Also no. It definitely marks a change as I’ve never been one to wear much black, so I’m not really sure how or why this change has come about in recent months. All I can say is that when it’s moody and grey outside it definitely feels more natural now to reach for something dark and sexy, like black, over trying to find something both bright and seasonally appropriate. Saying that, I’m setting myself a style challenge to be a bit more diverse in my outfit choices during October.
August has been a weird month of, you guessed it, mixed weather so there’s been a lot of swinging back and forth between summer styles and more Autumnal pieces. Soon it will be autumn in earnest and I’m looking forward to the launch of AW17 from my favourite brands, particularly with London Edge this weekend. Come back to the site on Monday for the full run down of the event and lots of pictures of upcoming releases!
Valentine’s day is still a of couple weeks away, which might seem too soon to some of you to buy your special date outfit already (whether for your partner or a night spent with friends,) but being that we pinups often order our clothes internationally I wanted to get my favourite Valentine’s outfit picks up in time for ladies to get them ordered and delivered internationally. I’ve not only covered both American and English brands, but both ‘spend’ and ‘splurge’ budgets. For the sake of making the budget categorisations easiest I set £45 as the budget option price limit, and the splurge option as £45+. I’ve picked red dresses, pink dresses, and dresses in other colourways or prints (‘I Ain’t No Cliché’) for ladies who want to step out of the usual love colour schemes for the holiday. There’s wiggle and swing dresses covered, plain colours as well as prints and patterns. Continue reading