Showing posts with label Outfit. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Outfit. Show all posts

Sunday, 12 March 2017

Style | Jaded Manchester Mesh T-Shirt Dress



The grey and cold has finally started to ease off slightly lately which means I've been ditching the extra layers and showing (a little) more skin than usual. I've always been obsessed with mesh pieces and I've somehow managed to accumulate quite a collection. My favourite at the moment has to be this mesh shirt dress with embroidered detailing from Jaded Manchester. It's technically an ASOS Tall exclusive but I've found this fits my 5'6" frame perfectly and sits above my knees.


You all know by now that I like to keep styling pretty simple so I wore the dress over an old slip from Miss Selfridge and paired with a denim jacket and Puma Suede Hearts. The Jaded Manchester dress also works really well worn over a bralet and shorts so I think this will be one of my go-to pieces as the temperature (hopefully) heats up.

Mesh Dress - Jaded Manchester via | Black Slip Dress - | Denim Jacket - | Shoes - * | Necklace -


*sample - read my disclaimer here.

What have you been wearing lately?

Christine Stewart x

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Monday, 10 October 2016

Style | The Harrington Jacket


Recently I've only been buying a lot of jackets and one of my latest purchases is this Harrington Jacket from Gone Retro. You'll know by now that I have a no-fuss approach to styling and this jacket goes with the bulk of my wardrobe. The check lining also adds a bit more visual interest whilst still keeping a look pretty minimal. Here I'm wearing all black, which happens more often than not recently, especially now it's getting colder.

Jacket -  | Dress & Watch -  | Shoes - | Choker - 

What have you been wearing lately?

Christine Stewart x

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Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Style | ASOS Floral Print Dress


I've been lazier than ever with styling this summer. I like to keep it simple generally but some days have been so humid here I don't feel like wearing much more than a loose dress and trainers. I bought this floral number from ASOS a little while ago. I don't usually like to wear much white (as I can be pretty clumsy with food) but I love the print and I do have a bit of thing for long dresses which cover the scars on my leg nicely.


I used my new compact camera (Canon EOS M3) for these shots and I'm still not crazy about the quality and the lighting is so off but I may just have to get over it to take more outfit pictures on the go. 

Dress & Bracelet - | Shoes - | Bag - | Square Ring -  | Twin Bar Ring - * | Watch -


*sample - read my disclaimer .

What have you been wearing lately?

Christine Stewart x

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Monday, 11 July 2016

Style | Monki Co-Ord


Let's just say I'm having a bit of a love affair with stripes lately. My wardrobe is filled with striped shirts, tees and a couple of dresses so when I saw this striped co-ord I knew I had to have it. The boxy shirt and fitted tube skirt complement each other so well and it's an easy outfit to throw on at the last minute. You know I like to keep styling simple so I only added a minimal choker, lace up heels (my fave), a couple of rings and a watch I always wear. Easy.


I still haven't mastered the art of indoor outfit photos or posing in public but I am hoping to do more style posts. I bought a new camera (the Canon EOS M3) which is way more portable than my chunky DSLR and whilst I'm not totally thrilled with the quality, it does make blogging on-the-go easier. I also recently started working for ASOS (see ) and I've felt this injection of excitement about beauty and style again which I'd kind of lost lately. I don't usually get too personal here but I quit my full-time job which I had for the past 3 years earlier this year to really pursue what I wanted. It was a hard decision to make and a lot of people made me really doubt myself as I took the leap without really having a backup. Now I know it was the best decision for me. I have more time to blog and I'm doing something that satisfies my need to be creative. My blog posts have been a bit sketchy lately in the midst of starting the new job but I'm hoping it'll be business as usual soon!

Co-Ord & Bag - | Shoes, Rings & Choker - | Watch -  

What have you been wearing lately? 

Christine Stewart x

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Sunday, 15 May 2016

Style | Forever 21 Khaki Jacket


I show very little of my style on my blog but I'm hoping that's about to change. A couple of things have held me back in creating more style posts up until now - very few opportunities to actually shoot outdoors, a lack of space and lighting indoors to take full length shots and I started to scrutinise whether my personal style was actually 'fashionable'. I love blogging but the standard is so high in the blogging community that sometimes I forget that I really shouldn't put so much pressure on something I started for fun.



I've been dressing more casual lately in general and this Forever 21 jacket has been my go-to now it's warmer. I've mostly been wearing it with dainty camis like the one here and converse. I don't like trainers usually but I love a pair of converse sneakers and I've been collecting a few pairs in white as they go with almost everything. I've also finally got over not getting my legs out for two reasons - it has been gorgeously sunny in the UK and I've become almost entirely unbothered about the scarring on my legs which I've kept hidden for the past few years.

I have stretch marks (thanks puberty), dark knees and brown pitted scarring on my lower left leg but I've stopped caring. I'll admit my legs are starting to look more even now and my u-turn on hating my legs is partly due to the fact that I'm wearing tights here. I was sent some (£9)* way back in March but haven't worn them until the last couple of weeks. I'm wearing Ownbrown's lightest shade Amani which are darker than my skintone but as they're sheer you can barely even tell I'm wearing tights in person.

Top - | Jacket - | Shorts - | Tights - * | Shoes - | Rings - & * | Watch -

Primark has some tights which work great for medium or tanned skin but before I stumbled upon these for years I used to joke that creating a line of nude tights for darker skin was my billion dollar idea. I love that women like Ownbrown founder Nadine Njoko Peisker are finally taking it upon themselves to create products to solve the lack of diversity on the market currently. These Ownbrown tights are so comfortable, not overly shiny and are the right amount of sheer at 20 denier. I was sent a size large (which is a size bigger than I need according to the size guidelines) but they fit perfectly. You only get one pair in a pack which is a shame as I have a tendency to catch my nails on my tights. These have so far surprisingly survived 2 wears and (hand) washing so I'll be grabbing another pair as a back up.


*sample - read my disclaimer .

What have you been wearing lately? 

Christine Stewart x

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Monday, 16 November 2015

Style | Forever 21 Checked Shirt & Chidora Wool Hat


I haven't put together a style post in so long which is surprising as I had a big cull of my possessions a little while ago and essentially ended up with an almost entirely new winter wardrobe. It really was out with the old and in with the new as I became tired of having stacks of clothes which I never wore. My style has always been simple but it's become more minimal as I've developed a capsule type wardrobe but on a fairly larger scale than your usual 30-something pieces (great inspo ).


Checked shirts, basic denim pieces and chunky winter warmers like this silk-lined wool hat by * are now staple items in my wardrobe for this season. I've been sticking to only buying items in the colours I'm most comfortable in too like black, navy, dark green, deep purple and grey. Overhauling my style has made pulling together an outfit so much easier, though I still have days where I feel like I have nothing to wear!


Whilst it's been pretty mild for a British November currently I know I'll be relying on my woollen items a lot more in a bid to stay warm this winter. However, anyone with naturally dry hair like me knows how parched our strands can feel from wearing wool hats everyday. As this  (£55) is silk-lined you can keep your head warm and your hair is protected from the outer wool material. This is the second hat which has been sent to me by Chidora and it's so well made with quality materials. My first hat is in perfect condition after 2 years, so if you're looking for cosy head gear which lasts and is gentle on your tresses, check out the company website.

Shirt, Jumper & Belt - | Skirt - | Shoes - | Bag - | Watch - | Hat - *


*sample - read my disclaimer .

What have you been wearing?

Christine Stewart x

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Sunday, 28 June 2015

Style | New Look 70s Style Maxi Dress


Having sun in Manchester always causes me chaos with with figuring out what to wear as most of my wardrobe accommodates windy, rainy weather. I've loved being able to wear maxis and sandals recently and this split side 70s style dress from is one of my favourites. I love the pattern which works surprisingly well with a number of pieces I have like this off-white blazer from  and  handbag.


Admittedly as I write this it's muggy but raining and cloudy outside. I ran a few errands earlier in a hooded jacket and all black converse which have seen better days, but I'm hoping to do more outfit posts soon which feature more of my British Summer style.


Dress & Sandals -  | Blazer & Necklace- | Belt - | Bag -  (via ) | Sunglasses -  (via ) | Watch -  

What have you been wearing recently? 

Christine Stewart x

Friday, 12 September 2014

What I Wore | ASOS Black Floral Shorts


This is another outfit from my trip to Edinburgh a couple of weeks ago (previous ). The temperature has dropped recently and sadly I've already gone back to wearing jeans and jumper combos!

I always say my style is minimalist but having barely any room in my cabin bag to fit many clothes meant I really had to strip down to the bare essentials when I went away. All of the outfits I took to Scotland had to be easy to wear and this Forever 21 blouse goes with virtually everything. I ended up pairing it with these ASOS floral shorts which are an old purchase. The shorts are part of a cute  (now in the ASOS sale section) and I wish I snapped up the top too when I had the chance but my wardrobe contains so much black, white and grey I knew these shorts would work with most of what I had already. If the temperature doesn't drop too much more I'm definitely going to have a break from living in my jeans and try mixing up these shorts with some other pieces in my wardrobe.

Blouse - | Shorts - | Necklace - | Rings - | Watch - | Bag -

What have you been wearing lately?

Christine Stewart x

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Tuesday, 2 September 2014

What I Wore | Primark Black Playsuit


It's already September and I'm sad to see that summer is well and truly over. I didn't have much of a holiday this year but I was able to spend a lovely long weekend in Edinburgh in Scotland at the end of August. It was nice to have a break and I haven't posted much recently as I took an unintended step back from blogging. I think I lost my motivation a little but blogging is something I still enjoy so I'm hoping to post more regularly again soon.

I always want to do more outfit posts on my blog as these are one of my favourite types of posts to see on the blogs I follow. I didn't plan to take pictures of my outfit whilst on holiday but as I had my camera with me I thought it was a good chance to share a little of what I wore in Scotland. 


Packing holiday clothes which are the perfect balance between fashionable and practical can be a tricky task for me, especially when having to fit various outfit options into a cabin-friendly suitcase. I was expecting Scotland to be cold but instead of packing knitwear I stuck to taking one fleece-lined parka to instantly make my outfits, like this black playsuit, more weather-proof. Luckily it was fairly warm (for Scotland) during my stay and I didn't really need such a big coat. This parka was a nice shield against the Scottish wind though and I know it will come in handy when winter kicks in.


This black playsuit from Primark is easy to wear and effortless to dress up or down. As I was wearing this whilst exploring the streets of Edinburgh I wanted to be as comfortable as possible and went for a very casual look. I wore this playsuit with simple accessories and some canvas shoes. 

Playsuit & Belt - | Necklace - | Coat - | Bag - | Shoes -

What have you been wearing lately?

Christine Stewart x

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Wednesday, 13 August 2014

What I Wore | Pink Zara Skirt


I had so many photos from Saturday's outing to (AFWL) I decided to post the details of my outfit separately. I knew I wanted to wear some colour to the event but I stayed true to my personal style - simple and understated.

I finally donned a skirt which has been hiding in my wardrobe since I bought it from a couple of months ago. I love it but I haven't had an excuse to wear it until now. Considering this skirt is 'scuba' material, bright pink and really hugs my figure, it's actually quite flattering. I thought about pairing it with so many other different tops but eventually I settled on this crisp white shirt with sheer panel from .

My shoes are a new buy from the sale and I got so many compliments on them. Initially I was unsure about purchasing 'mule heels' as I didn't think they'd fit with my personal style but I was so wrong! I love anything that's easy to throw on and I always prefer to be comfortable and fashionable (if possible). These shoes are so chic and really beautiful in person. I found these heels surprisingly comfortable even though I was walking around in them for most of the day!

Top & Necklace - | Skirt - | Shoes - | Sunglasses -

What have you been wearing lately?

Christine Stewart x

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Wednesday, 25 June 2014

What I Wore | Forever 21 Dress


I packed last minute for a weekend at my boyfriends and all I remembered to grab to wear the next day was this dress and sunglasses.

I've really missed wearing summer dresses as I've been living in high-waisted jeans and t-shirts lately (totally obsessed with my Topshop Joni pair). I’d like to wear dresses more but I barely have any, probably because I’m really fussy when it comes to buying them. Annoyingly a lot of dresses from my favourite high-street stores seem to come up quite short on me. I'm only 5'6" but I must have disproportionately long legs! I really love the pattern and halter neck on this Forever 21 dress, and though I would prefer it was a teensy bit longer I decided to buy it anyway. 

It was such a lovely weekend this dress was perfect for exploring the gardens of an Estate in Essex. I was wearing it with a slouchy cream blazer but I really didn't need it with the heat so took it off instantly.


Dress - | Sunglasses - | Shoes - | Watch -

I'm definitely going to add a few more summer dresses to my wardrobe soon!

What have you been wearing?

Christine Stewart x

Sunday, 25 May 2014

What I Wore | Jovonna Manchester Mac


In between a few showers the weather has actually been half decent in the UK. I'm aware I probably go on about the weather a lot, but as it's been so nice out I've become accustomed relying on this light jacket with sheer sleeves by  which I bought from .

I took a road trip with a friend yesterday down to the south of England, finally having some time to go explore just for the fun of it. It was warm but still a bit windy so I teamed the mac with some wardrobe basics - a white blouse and a pair of black skinny jeans - perfect for strolling around the cobbled streets of East Sussex.

Mac - | Top - | Jeans - | Boots - | Bag -

What have you been wearing?

Christine Stewart x

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