My Go-To Uniform Part 3 | Rock Tee & Polka Dot Blazer

Rock tee & polka dot blazer
Rock tee & polka dot blazer
Rock tee & polka dot blazer
Polka dot blazer & skinnies
Polka dot blazer & skinnies
Rock tee & polka dot blazer
After declaring the other week that I now know I have a “uniform” – blazer, skinnies and heels – I bring you the third version of this outfit, thus doing nothing to disprove my own theory. My last post featured white skinnies and a floral blazer, this time polka dots are paired with a Bowie t-shirt (it’s my fave!), plain black courts and blue denim.

I guess if you own a lot of one type of clothing, then it’s inevitable that you end up with outfits that are variations on a theme. I’m not worried, as my tendency towards pattern mixing should still make for some interesting combinations…!

Don’t forget: next week is “Vintage Week” at Not Dressed As Lamb. Expect some styling of proper vintage (not the 80s or 90s, in other words), top tips and more!

Catherine x
Blazer: c/o Marks & Spencer | T-shirt: Asos (old)| Jeans: Zalando | Heels: Office | Hair cuff: Accessorize | Necklace: Hannah Zakari | Watch: Asos | Bracelets: Debenhams / New Look / Accessorize

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  1. May 9, 2013 / 2:40 pm

    i love that in the close-up picture of your shirt, the bottom of your hair looks like it actually belowngs to bowie! what a great outfit!

  2. May 9, 2013 / 2:41 pm

    Love the mix of polka dots and rock! Looking forward to vintage week 🙂

  3. May 9, 2013 / 2:59 pm

    love the second picture and the close up on your face. you are stunning! love your pony tail, the david bowie shirt and the polka dots and heels! all around darling!

  4. May 9, 2013 / 3:20 pm

    Loving the t-shirt xx

  5. May 9, 2013 / 6:10 pm

    You rock the uniform! The polka dot blazer is a keeper, so versatile. I virtually live in my polka dot blazer and jeans over weekends, and like pairing it with kitten heels. Very nive outfit!

    • May 10, 2013 / 11:29 am

      They're kind of made for each other, aren't they Nicolene?! Thank you hun! x

  6. May 9, 2013 / 8:12 pm

    Such a perfect go-to uniform, I love this look Catherine! That polka dot blazer is such a great piece and I'm looking to your vintage week 🙂

    Take care,
    Daniella xox

  7. May 9, 2013 / 11:39 pm

    The BEST uniform, Catherine, better even than Hogwarts. I'm googling Marks and Spencers. I want a polka-dot blazer! x

    • May 10, 2013 / 11:34 am

      Heehee would you believe I've never seen a Harry Potter film, Jen…!!! But I recommend a polka dot blazer, it kinda goes with everything! Thanks sweetie x

  8. May 10, 2013 / 12:15 am

    Polka dots and Bowie. How good does it get? You look fab. xoxoxo

  9. May 10, 2013 / 1:28 am

    OMG…I used to get high and put on an all out show for my friends listening to BOWIEE!!!!!!!
    Love the mix Cat!
    Sheree xxx

  10. May 10, 2013 / 7:04 am

    Love your polka dot jacket, its amazing!! Great outfit 🙂

  11. May 10, 2013 / 7:25 am

    Do you really wear those heels all day? For going to the shops etc? I would never have the discipline, I start with heels and am in ballet pumps within about 20 mins!

    • May 10, 2013 / 11:37 am

      Yes I do wear them all day – but I work behind a desk in an office, so it's only "a walk" to the kitchen and the ladies!! The trainers go on for a proper walk at lunchtime, plus the shops are a car journey away… no I'd never go shopping wearing them ;))

    • May 10, 2013 / 4:09 pm

      I do see the truly committed in heels for a 4 hour stint at Westfield, I am in awe of them, for me, no amount of style points would be worth the agony! But your schedule makes perfect sense, and would allow for a slightly larger shoe collection than my current one (basically trainers, ballet pumps and couple of kitten heels)

  12. January 20, 2016 / 1:22 am

    I love everything about this outfit Catherine. I find myself totally relating with it! The one item I'd have to switch out is the heels at this point, but I think my kicks would work just fine. The other thing I'm jelly of (I know, I know, one should never be jealous, but hey! It happens!) is your side pony tail. I used to LOVE wearing my long locks in a side pony tail. In fact, I'd grow my hair out again just for the gorgeous side pony tail. Here's a Kremb de la Kremb sample. See what I mean!?

    Thanks for coming back to link up to the Kremb de la Kremb Style Stories Link Up. I so love seeing you there!

    Love, Ann from Kremb de la Kremb

    • January 20, 2016 / 9:48 am

      Thanks so much Ann… Those were the days when I wore/could wear heels to work (see my reply to The Find Boutique Bootcamp, above)! And although I do look at my side pony here and think Hmmmmmm it was lovely, I'm so much happier with my bob – so much less work!!! x

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