"Bold pattern" has to be one of my favourite #iwillwearwhatilike themes so far! The theme is, as always, optional but I'd especially love to see what bright, bold patterns you've got to show off this week. Scroll down to see all details about the link up!
This (incredibly bright) wrap is by Tommy Hilfiger and I got it for a steal at TK Maxx years ago (last seen here). I've seen the belted wrap look a lot on Pinterest lately, and I've been wanting to try it myself for ages. My wrap is very large and rectangular, but belting would work with any poncho-style wrap or oversized scarf. With temperatures in the UK dropping to below zero over the weekend I needed the layers - and yes, I've succumbed to tights under jeans for the first time this season.
I'm nice and toasty and I'm not complaining!
I think the dark denim flares were the perfect style jean to wear with this wrap - they're a good neutral contrast to the brightness of the pattern. I'm also fully aware of the Clint Eastwood/Man with No Name vibes I'm giving off with the combination of fedora and 'poncho'. The husband kept humming the tune to "The Good the Bad and the Ugly" at me and I still have it stuck in my head...!
I'M FULLY AWARE OF THE CLINT EASTWOOD/MAN WITH NO NAME VIBES I'M GIVING OFF WITH THE COMBINATION OF FEDORA AND 'PONCHO'.
Talking of flares: Reaching for them much more often than skinnies now. All those platform boots I bought a few years ago are now my friend.
Let me know what your favourite bold patterns are! Plus do you think skinnies have [almost] had their day? Let me know in the comments or tweet me
Wrap: Tommy Hilfiger via TK Maxx (I love this one - and it's reversible!) | Sweater: Zara (similar) | Jeans: ASOS | Boots: Zalando (LOVE these 60s-style ones) | Hat: Forever 21 (similar) | Neck scarf: ASOS | Belt: Unknown | Nails: Barry M 'Peach Melba' (similar)
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Thank you for joining the #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!
My favourite LEATHER/SUEDE outfits from last week's link up
(L-R) Lady of Style | No Fear of Fashion | Jodie's Touch of Style | Retro Chic Mama | Two Take on Style
THE OPTIONAL THEME FOR 30TH NOVEMBER IS SPORTSWEAR
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!
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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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Linking up to: Style Stories, iwillwearwhatilike, Visible Monday, Let It Shine, Monday Mingle, Style Sessions, Turning Heads Tuesday, Trend Spin Link-Up, What I Wore Wednesday, Brilliant Blog Posts, Throwback Thursday, Passion for Fashion Friday, Friday's Fab Favourites