Wednesday, 6 March 2013

The Classics

Polka dots and trenchcoat
Polka dots and trenchcoat
Polka dots, trenchcoat & red hair
This is quite a unique outfit overall for me as each piece is a bit of a classic: classic raincoat, classic jeans, classic heels, classic polka dots. I was sent the jeans by ASOS to review* just before the launch of their new denim range - and boy did they fit beautifully! I had the choice of skinnies or skinny flares, so as I have loads of skinnies I chose the latter. Just the right amount of skinniness and flariness (flaryness?!) with a great fit on both the hips and waist, which isn't bad for a £32 pair of jeans. I normally have terrible problems finding jeans that fit me properly so I was well happy.

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Catherine x
Raincoat: Ellen Tracy, Jeans: ASOS*, Shirt: ASOS, Heels: Office*, Belt: Unknown (old), Owl bracelet: Accessorize

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*This was a personal review as an ASOS customer and not connected to the blog.

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31 comments

  1. the last picture.. o wow, you look sooo beautiful. no offense, but i would like to look like you in my 30s/40s. you are stunnig!
    (roni)

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  2. girl, you rock those jeans soo well! and i wore a similar top on my blog today haha!!

    xo,
    Sandy
    Sandy a la Mode

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  3. Super cute! Love how the jeans make the trench coat a tad bit more casual (in a good way!)
    Natasha
    A Modest Fashion Blog:
    www.natashaatkerson.blogspot.com

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  4. Very chic. You always have great photos.
    I also have trouble finding jeans and usually have to get mine taken in at the waist because I have a very small waist compared to the rest of me :-)

    Not Going Out Like That

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  5. you look perfect, so beautifully classic but the polka dot print makes it fun as well xo

    http://myotherclosetiscouture.blogspot.com

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  6. Oh I love that classic look!
    I am currently thinking about getting my first flared jeans! On the website it says "low rise" but on your photos it doesn't seem to be. I prefer normal rather then low.

    Annette
    Lady of Style

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  7. Classic and chic perfection! Yes I lovee the fit of those jeans and their wash and flared shape is also perfect :)

    Take care,
    Daniella xox

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  8. You look so chic in these classic pieces. I love your trench and that polka dot top is beautiful.

    Tracy @ Sunny Days and Starry Nights

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  9. I love polka dots and you pull them off perfectly! I found your blog through the Visa Giftcard giveaway and I am so glad I did, I love it and I am now following you!

    xx
    Kelly
    Sparkles and Shoes

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  10. The look is classic with a twist - you look great in that entire ensemble!

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  11. Classic and cool. Loving the flares! xoxoxo

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  12. I love every one of your outfits! Love the polka dots and your shoes! Thanks for linking up! I hope you stop by again next week! :)

    Blessings!

    Rubi
    www.lilyamongthornsblog.blogspot.com

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  13. Your outfit is absolutely PERFECT! Love, love, love!
    www.shannonheartsblog.com

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  14. I wore a very similar outfit on my very first date with my partner. Apparently my polka dot blouse is one of the only things I own that he doesn't like! (The other is a western style shirt. I gather his years in Texas left him somewhat averse to the fashion.) He liked me enough to overlook it, and I like him enough to overlook the fact that he can't see the beauty in polka dots.

    Here's the outfit:
    http://www.sublimemercies.com/2012/12/polka-dot-why-not.html

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  15. I love this look! Polka dots are always my favorite print and the trench is a great classic piece that can be dressed up or down. And it's always nice to find great fitting jeans. I love ASOS clothes! <3

    toni

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  16. you look so cute Catherine! this is a simple yet chic look, I've never tried on ASOS jeans but I may need to :)

    ~Chioma
    C's Evolution of Style

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  17. I could happily recreate this entire outfit from head to toe, it really is lovely and classic, much like I would dress. Nice styling!
    www.fiftyfabulous-fiftyfashionable.blogspot.com

    FF

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  18. Such a great look! Perfectly classic yet perfectly modern. Polka dots are an all time favorite of mine.

    -Karen
    www.yourstylistkaren.com

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  19. Polka dots and a classic trench...Definitely two of my faves!

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  20. The day I discovered ASOS was a great day indeed. I love this classic look! It's fantastic!

    Kaitlin
    teaandsequin.blogspot.com

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  21. Those jeans look great on you! And wow, your hair with the sun behind it like that? Stunning.

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  22. Classic and cool. The polka dots really add to the look.

    http://whoisthatgirlmo.blogspot.com

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  23. I just stumbled upon your blog and I happened to notice that in yourabout me section you mention that you`re over 40... and I don`t see how that could possibly be! You look so young! {And seem to have less gray than I do in my 20s, which I`m very envious of, I must say ;)} This is beautiful classic ensemble - I love the pairing of your trench and polkadot blazer, and your flared jeans are a wonderful finishing touch.
    xox,
    Cee
    www.cocoandvera.com

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  24. Nice review for Asos jeans =) You look good in that jeans actually. Your raincoat is definitely gorgeous! =)

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  25. Beautiful. And yes, classic (classy works too). Great jeans...love the black/white polka dot with the camel overcoat and denims. Love your smile (it just reaches your eyes) in the last photo.... Lynaea @ EverydayBloom.com

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  26. As always, they're wonderful on you! Such an easy outfit, class all the way, young lady. Pop over, please, if you get a chance, to see my "avatar" in her strips and polka dots. Three is definitely my limit!

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  27. I'm loving the polka dot trend and I LOVE this outfit. You look fabulous!!
    Sherry
    http://www.thelifeofthepartyblog.com/2013/03/bold-color-blocking-and-mixed-patterns.html

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  28. Gorgeous in polka dots, dear Catherine.
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