This week I've come to realise that a faux fur collar is an absolute life saver when it comes to saving a bland outfit.I saw this beautiful green faux fur collar online and added it to my basket while I was doing some Christmas shopping. I have one already in a warm browny-beige colour but I'd forgotten just how fabulous they make a winter outfit look (see this outfit from last year as another example).
In other words, if your outfit needs tszujing up then try a fur collar - it's an inexpensive way of making your outfit look much more expensive!
IF YOUR OUTFIT NEEDS TSZUJING UP THEN TRY A FUR COLLAR - IT'S AN INEXPENSIVE WAY OF MAKING YOUR OUTFIT LOOK MUCH MORE EXPENSIVE.
I wore mine over a jacket I rediscovered when getting my winter wardrobe out - the red plaid jacket from a couple of winters ago (this one is almost identical). I don't think I actually wore it once last year as I didn't go out that much due to my leg injury, so I wore very few of my winter coats.
SHOP THE LOOK:
I'm also rocking my flared jeans (the skinnies still haven't made an appearance in over a year, and I don't think they're coming back anytime soon)! Other than that it was a straightforward outfit for Christmas shopping of new cross body bag and funky plain-lens aviators, which aren't prescription - they're just for fun. #IWillWearWhatILike, yadda yadda, you know the drill...!
And of course do add your outfits to this week's link up and if you've added a link to here or my button to your post you may be featured next week!
ARE YOU A LOVER OF FAUX FUR AS WELL? TELL ME IN THE COMMENTS OR TWEET ME @NOTLAMB!
New Look faux fur collar (also available in grey and black) | ASOS jacket (similar) | Marks & Spencer jeans (similar) | Therapy at House of Fraser bag (also available in black)| Mango boots (similar) | ASOS aviators (similar)
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