Friday, 20 September 2013

How To Wear A Bright Turquoise Blazer | With Neutrals & A Rock Tee

Turquoise blazer, khaki skinnies
This outfit happened because I needed a reason to wear my turquoise blazer. It's a favourite fair weather piece (oh how I love the colour!) but it dawned on me I hadn't actually worn it this year. Our seasons this year have not been the normal Winter, Spring, Summer and Autumn, but rather Winter, Winter, S-U-M-M-E-R, and a sudden Autumn/Winter hybrid. So it’s been either too hot or too cold to wear it, and last weekend, in a last Hurrah to the summer, I thought it was perhaps the last time I’d wear my chunky, strappy sandals too - my fave shoe purchase of 2013.

The skinnies are coming out in full force now - they were relegated to the back of the wardrobe during the freakish heatwave we had. Plus my snakeskin bag has been used nearly every day since I got it a few weeks ago; olive is just a great neutral, it really does seem to go with anything. The overall neutrals of the outfit are lifted by that brilliant turquoise colour, so I shall be loathe to pack it away for the winter!


How about you - what are you sad about packing away for the summer? Any favourite summer pieces?

Turquoise blazer, khaki skinnies, white manicure (OPI Alpine Snow)
Turquoise blazer, khaki skinnies
Turquoise blazer, red hair
Coming up very soon on the blog: news on my day at London Fashion Week (and what I wore)! Talk about stressful - deciding what to wear to LFW when you’ve been given a last-minute invitation is the ultimate blogger dilemma ;)
Catherine x
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Blazer: La Redoute, Blondie top: courtesy of Surfdome, Jeans: Zalando, Heels: Debenhams, Bag: courtesy of Laura Ashley, Bracelets: H&M / Debenhams, Gold ring: Debenhams, Watch: Debenhams, Hair donut: Asos, Nails: OPI Alpine Snow




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17 comments

  1. Ah your hair, it looks so chic yet not stuffy. Loveliness!

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  2. Great look Catherine, I am soo loving those sandals! Look forward to your LFW post :)

    Take care,
    Daniella xox

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  3. OMG, you are wearing Blondie - she is the very best. Love your bright blazer. xox

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  4. Thanks, you just inspired me for tomorrow's outfit. I have a kermit green jacket. And skinnies (so comfortable and soooo good for me). Hmmm.. don't have a T-shirt. Ah... I have a faux leather skinny tie. I am sure I can make something of this.
    All thanks to you.
    Greetje

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  5. Fantastic look Catherine! I like your choice of colours and also, your hairstyle looks lovely :)

    Kisses

    Beata

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  6. Love the bright blazer and Blondie tee and pairing them with the neutral skinnies is spot on.
    Debbie :)
    www.fashionfairydust.blogspot.com

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  7. Hiii! I've just discovered your blog :) You have a very nice style! Following u on GFC and FB!
    Check out my blog :)
    Kiss

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  8. I've found your blog via Annette Lady of Style and it's fun to discover your great content. Your outfit today is very colorful and I do not know if I would have the courage to wear it so. But your blazer is awesome and also the shoes. Nice Sunday

    Conny Pants and Tops

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  9. That blazer really makes the outfit pop! I love those colors on you!

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  10. You had me at that Blondie tee. One of my favorite bands! This whole outfit is fantastic.

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  11. I love that blazer and I used to shop at LaRedoute all the time but had sort of forgotten about it in the last few years. Great reminder! I have a turquoise tote bag that I love to use. The leather is super soft and supple but I seemed to have forgotten it this summer.

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  12. LOVE that blazer!! It looks amazing with those olive colored pants!!

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  13. Great outfit! I love it all. But I really love your hair! : )

    ~Sarah
    http://atowngirlslife.blogspot.com/

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  14. I love this look! It's unexpected, but not crazy. I think you balanced the brightness of that blazer perfectly. And your hair is gorgeous, as always. :)

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  15. The turquoise really pops against that neutral palette!

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  16. Such a fun outfit! You've styled the blue blazer rather well!

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