Monday, 28 September 2015

Autumnal Colours + #iwillwearwhatilike Link Up: Anything Goes

Autumnal style | Sheer plaid shirt, mustard trousers, deep red bucket bag #iwillwearwhatilike link up
I may be away on holiday for two weeks but that doesn't mean the #iwillwearwhatilike link up isn't going ahead! I've got the autumnal ball rolling with this outfit of sheer orange checks, mustard trousers and vintage gold Leo pendant (last seen here). There's no denying it will feel pre-tty cold in the UK when I get back...!

You can link up anything you like this week that proves you wear what you like - but the weekly theme is always optional don't forget.

Thanks so much to everyone that linked up last week. The theme of statement shoes was very popular (I thought it would be) so it was hard to choose just a few favourites, but don't miss those I've featured below. Do please support the #iwillwearwhatilike movement by sharing your looks on Instagram - don't forget the hashtag - I'll be checking my feed in Santorini (WiFi willing) so I'll see you there!

What are you loving this week? Have you embraced any new season pieces or colours yet - do share in the comments!

Autumnal style | Sheer plaid shirt, mustard trousers, deep red bucket bag
Autumnal style | Sheer plaid shirt, gold pendant
Autumnal style | Sheer plaid shirt, mustard trousers, deep red bucket bag
Autumnal style | Sheer plaid shirt
Autumnal style | Sheer plaid shirt, mustard trousers, deep red bucket bag
Autumnal style | Sheer plaid shirt
Shirt: Asos (similar) | Trousers: Asos (similar) | Shoes: Asos | Bag: Asos (I like this one) | Pendant: (vintage) c/o Sweet & Spark (I like this one) | Sunglasses: c/o Lulus (similar) | Nails: Max Factor Glossfinity 'Red Passion'

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#iwillwearwhatilike link up | Not Dressed As Lamb

Thank you for joining my new #iwillwearwhatilike link up! This started as a campaign on Instagram in August 2015 where women over 30 wore everything on a journalist's list of "inappropriate" items for 30+ women (including leopard print, short dresses and oversized sunglasses. Yes, really). It was so popular that I decided to carry it on weekly where women of all ages link up their fabulous style, never mind what anyone tells them not to wear!

So link up all your fabulous outfits (or shoes, accessories, make-up, etc.) every Monday at 3pm UK time - it'll stay open for a week. Whilst the original article was of course aimed at the 30+, you can be ANY age to link up. The only criteria is that you're wearing whatever you damn well like!

Bloggers wearing statement shoes #iwillwearwhatilike
My favourite STATEMENT SHOES from last week's link up (so many to choose from!):

** The optional theme for 5th October is CASUAL WEAR **

All I ask of you linking up is that you:

1. Please follow your host Not Dressed As Lamb (via Bloglovin or Instagram)
2. Link up your outfits (blog or Instagram posts) that show how you choose to wear what you like - as many as you like!
3. Include a link back to this post if you're linking from a blog post, or add my button (below)
4. Post your outfit on Instagram (if you use it) with the hashtag #iwillwearwhatilike - Monday's the day to join in the IG fun
5. Visit some of the other links and share the love!

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P.S. As autumn is well on its way you might like to get some fall inspiration from The Best of My 2014 Autumn Outfits!

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  1. Beautiful colours on you! And the pendant is just wow, love it!

  2. I love your colorful fall outfit. I've been buying lots of new fall clothes…can't wait till the weather cools enough to wear them. I bought a couple of vests, black jeans, black shorts, and a maxi dress. Have fun in Greece…lucky you!

  3. Really pretty fall colors. My closet certainly lacks these beautiful brown, orange and yellow colors :-P


  4. Such a happy look, dear Catherine.
    I do hope you have a fun, fabulous time in the Mediterranean.

  5. I love the yellow hues on you. And the pop of red with your bag is absolute Fall perfection! Enjoy your Mediterranean holiday!


  6. Great colours for Autumn. Have a wonderful holiday. Thanks for hosting.

  7. Love the beautiful fall colors on you - enjoy your holiday!


    Hope to see your Thursday for TBT Fashion link up.

  8. Great colours for a redhead. I'm more auburn/chestnut, but I love to wear orange to bring out the red, and even my freckles... Because I'll wear what I like! This week, what I like is a very spinstery outfit, circa 1930s... two weeks before my wedding.

  9. Funny how we both got the mustard for this week ! Enjoy your holiday & thanks for hosting
    Laurie x

  10. That is such a great shirt! Love the shoes too. Very modern seventies. I don't know how long I will be able to keep accidentally fitting in with the theme. It must be 'meant to be'. Thanks so much for hosting and have a fabulous week!!

    Fur Earwig

  11. Catherine, only you could look fab in pleated pants! Have a lovely holiday - and thanks for hosting!


  12. Your colour combos are the best Catherine, love it! We were shopping today and I could buy everything plaid, so that's my highlight this week. Hope you're having a wonderful holiday Catherine. Much love, Kirsten xx

  13. LOVE your blouse! I'm embracing the boho trend and talking about it on my blog today. I think we can wear whatever we want regardless of our age! Thank you for providing this platform to let us express ourselves freely.


  14. Thank you SO much for picking my heels, Catherine :) as is clearly evident, I have a fondness, nay, weakness for shoes. I can't help myself. I go weak in the knees at the sight of fancy footwear xoxo

  15. You have the best color combos and make me think of color in new ways!

    Have a wonderful vacation!

  16. I so love the colors Catherine. The pants are particularly fabulous! And the braid in your hair is such a cool detail. :) Thank you so much for choosing my fringe booties as one of your favorites from last week...I'm honored!

  17. Love mustard so much - so I linked up thos color too :)

    Greets from the EDELFABRIK

  18. love the mustard trousers so much! beautiful fall look!

  19. I can see from Twitter snaps of those Santorini sunsets that you're having a super time, savour it! xx

  20. I love visiting your blog! There's always an element of surprise in the fabulously unique looks you put together. Love the ankle pant and sheer plaid blouse in the autumnal colors! Just beautiful! xox-M

  21. One thing about fall and these amazing colors is this pallette ismeant for red heads! I am loving the blouse in pumpkin and brown and mustard is a great strong color on you too!! Beautiufl, and have been enjoying your photos on IG!
    jess xx

  22. Replies
    1. Linking up to "I wear what I like" in my latest post (which is not the same one as the one I share on your link-up)

  23. Gorgeous colours! Such a lovely outfit for Autumn...or any time of year for that matter! I hope you have a fab holiday :-)

    Emma xxx

  24. Gorgeous colours! Such a lovely outfit for Autumn...or any time of year for that matter! I hope you have a fab holiday :-)

    Emma xxx

  25. I love the mix of colors. This look is so unique and a great show of personal style.

    Alicia | Between the Pearls


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