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O is for Oversized

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I have a big love for clothing and I wear all kinds of different stuff, but my most loved and cherished items must be the oversized tops I can snuggle up in and are as comfy as they seem to be. May not be the most fashion-forward confession, but I’d be lying if I say I didn’t live in this oversized t-shirt, that I also have in green. Love the look of it with some ripped flared jeans. The D-ring trainers give it just that little extra, for a look that might not wow, but does it for me every single time.

Oversized t-shirt: Weekday
Jeans: ASOS
Trainers: ASOS

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The unexpected

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Sooooo I have to admit. That blonde hair wasn’t much of a success. The original idea was making it super blonde but since my hair simply refused, it turned out much darker than I wanted. And it didn’t do much for me at all. So after a few weeks of unhappiness I went back to dark again. Sometimes you just have to admit your defeat. Not all experiments are a succes. I did another experiment though that did turn out well, and that is (after some great responses for you guys) I got myself a pair of knee high boots. And I must say I’m liking them! What do you guys think?

Oversized sweater: ASOS
Knee high boots: River Island

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fluffy feet

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I guess summer is officially over. I’ve been sticking my head in the sand a little bit though, because I just am not ready. OK, maybe I’m a little excited to wear big sweatshirts again and Christmas (yay) is starting to come closer, but I’m not really ready for tights and jackets. This super cute dress I got last week (super sale score by the way) will however look good in fall as well and on parties, and I’m taking those fluffy sliders on my feet right into fall as well. Faux fur season, bring it on.

Dress: Monki (on sale!)
Leather jacket: Zara
Faux fur sliders: ASOS

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Lace

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I’m not really the lace-wearing type of girl. Usually I don’t like how it looks ‘cute’. I usually don’t want to look cute or girly. Here comes the confession. I watch a lot of TLC and Say Yes To The Dress is one of my guilty pleasures to watch. On one day after a bit of a marathon, some pretty lace wedding dresses caught me thinking about lace. That’s exactly when I was browsing ASOS just to see what’s new, and I spotted this lace skirt. Like it was meant to be. Without thinking about it too much I clicked it home. A day later, when I was cured from my head being up in wedding dress-sky, I wasn’t too sure what to think of my impulsive order. Until it came in. I actually really like the lined chunky lace and although I of course had to dress it down with a boxy black jumper, I don’t mind that it’s kind of ‘cute’. Who know’s what I’ll wear on my wedding day..

Jumper: COS
Lace skirt: ASOS (order a size up)
Trainers: Adidas Stan Smith

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Laid-back

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The days we spend together are the days I feel relaxed. I feel flexible, sometimes energetic, sometimes laid-back. You take me where I want to be, anywhere, but maybe not to a party. Some say you should hide inside but those who say so don’t value you like I do. I’ll take you with me whenever I want to, I don’t care what others say. You’re good for any occasion, whether it’s serious or play. You and yours have a special place in my heart you know, and you’re the most comfy thing I know. Sweet sweet joggers, I wear you with love I can honestly say, not only in the weekend, but especially on Friday.

My latest and 9th pair of sweatpants pictured above, from ASOS.
Top from H&M, trainers from Adidas.

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Monochrome

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What’s really hot at the moment, and seems right up my street, is wearing co-ords. Monochrome, matched items that are meant to go together but can also be worn apart. Another thing I don’t mind is leggings making kind of a comeback. Not everyone agrees, but I can appreciate leggings every now and then, especially in looks with a sporty edge. Thank Kylie Jenner, maybe, but I sure don’t here the boys complaining about them either. Anyways this ensemble does it for me, I love the contrast of a somewhat sexy legging with a high neck oversized jumper. Didn’t break the bank either!

Jumper (here) and leggings (here) from Monki.

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Lounge

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I’m not always in the lucky position to do so, but every now and then I elongate the weekend and take an extra Sunday on Monday. It’s one of the upsides (next to the many downsides) of not having a job. Because yes, I’m currently looking for a job, and it’s not as easy as I thought it would be. Times are tough for job-seeking youngsters and it can be pretty harsh for your motivation if you’re trying and it’s just not working yet. I have high hopes though, because I’m determined to find the job I’m looking for and further develop myself and my career. If you hear about anything either marketing/social media related or in copywriting, both in the fashion/lifestyle industry, do hit me up! For now, a quiet Monday in pink joggers. Not all that bad.

T-shirt: H&M men’s.
Shorts: Jaded x Granted via ASOS
Trainers: Nike Air Force 1
Velvet cap (love this one): ASOS

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