Adidas Superstar Originals With Navy & Black

Navy sweater, loose black trousers & Adidas
Adidas Superstar Originals: classic old favourites. I’ve had mine so long I have no idea how old they actually are – I reckon I bought them in the Nineties, people. (The Nineties!! I know people that were born in the Nineties – and somehow they’re not children. How did that happen?!) Instead of jeans I thought I’d go the other way and pair them with smart stuff out of my wardrobe using that contentious-for-some combination – navy and black. Oh, who am I kidding… I just wanted to look like this. There you go – blogger confession right there. Pinterest made me do it, your honour.

But if anything, it made me wear three items of clothing I haven’t worn in ages: the Joules shirt (last seen a year ago), my old black work trousers (that I added elastic into their hems to make into harem pants and last seen here) and of course my Superstar Originals (er, never seen on the blog before?!).

I really should go digging further in my wardrobe for things I’ve not worn in ages (that I still love). Anything you’ve rediscovered recently that’s old but beloved?

Navy sweater & white stand up collar shirt
Navy sweater, loose black trousers & Adidas

Finally… I’m still after votes to win the chance to model the Fever London SS14 collection – you lot are brilliant to keep voting for me every day (till 19th February, only 10 days to go), I am so grateful for all your support! I’m doing well but will only win if you keep voting so I’m relying on you all!! Thank you thank you thank you 🙂

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Catherine x

Shop my look!

Sweater: Asos, Shirt: Joules Clothing, Trousers: Unknown (old), Trainers: Adidas Superstar Originals, Nails: Models Own In The Navy

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  1. 11 February 2014 / 8:46 pm

    You know what, Catherine?? I'm not usually a big fan of athletic-inspired looks (probably because they remind me of how UNathletic I am, haha!) but this is really cute!! And ingenious of you to re-style your old work pants this way!! My most recent closet rediscovery was also a pair of shoes…you can check them out on my "French twist" blog post!!

  2. 11 February 2014 / 9:04 am

    I really like this casual chic look and your hair look so perfect!!!


  3. 11 February 2014 / 2:41 am

    I love your layers. Such a cute sweater and such a rich vibrant blue on your nails

  4. 10 February 2014 / 7:19 pm

    You look fab Catherine as always. I'm thrilled to see you doing so well in the Fever competition! Love Liz xxx

  5. 10 February 2014 / 12:44 pm

    I love blues and black together and you demonstrate here why I love it. And the blue against your hair is divine. This type of footwear is not my norm but you do have me thinking about trying my wedge heel sneaks in a similar ensemble.

    • 22 February 2014 / 7:53 pm

      I love wedge sneakers too! Thank you Deborah x

  6. 10 February 2014 / 10:37 am

    I love this chic, casual look! And that shade of blue is amazing for you! Susan

  7. 10 February 2014 / 3:31 am

    Fun casual outfit! I moved to from Hawaii to California in the early 2000 and most of items then were not worth keeping so I don't think I have too much clothes from then. I still have some shoes and clothes at my parents' house that I kept just in case. I may have to check it out the next time I am home.


    • 10 February 2014 / 9:51 am

      Oh I LOVE it when you get to go through old stuff that belongs to you that you haven't looked at in ages! Have fun with it Alice x

  8. 9 February 2014 / 11:05 pm

    Love this – understated and cool. You look fab, and thanks for linking up to VisMon! xox

  9. 9 February 2014 / 10:56 pm

    Ah yes, Adidas were always my favorites, even the tee I had from them was tops in my book! And yep, my daughter and son were both born in the '90's so I just dated myself! But wearing a classic is well… just classy and classic!

    • 10 February 2014 / 9:49 am

      I have an Adidas tee too!! And I'm certainly an Adidas girl more than a Nike girl…! Thanks hun x

  10. 9 February 2014 / 9:52 pm

    Oh yes I remember the shoes. I like these pictures and the blue is so nice on you!

    blue hue wonderland

    • 10 February 2014 / 9:48 am

      Thank you Ann – I'm loving the blue too!

  11. 9 February 2014 / 6:18 pm

    How on earth are your old Superstars so immaculate Catherine?! I recently dug my two old pairs out of the back of the shoe cupboard and they look nothing like yours after two trips through the washing machine! Decided to give them a clean up as trainers are having a bit of a moment again and thought they could come out of retirement, glad to see I'm not alone in this – Superstars have long been my favourite trainers. Loving your look here – I've been following your blog for a while now but this is my first comment.

    • 9 February 2014 / 11:33 pm

      They were pretty filthy before I put them in the washing machine, Niki – they're also quite tatty, you just can't see that in the picture! And thank you so much for commenting, it'll be nice to get to know you so please do say hello again :)) C x

  12. 9 February 2014 / 5:05 pm

    Love it!!! I love casual looks, and you always make them look amazing!

    • 9 February 2014 / 5:37 pm

      That's really sweet of you, thank you Iris x

  13. 9 February 2014 / 3:33 pm

    That's a great look on you, Catherine! This bright blue goes so well with your hair.

    Annette | Lady of Style

    • 9 February 2014 / 5:36 pm

      Thanks Annette! The sweater doesn't look so blue in person, it's more navy – but yes it's a nice contrast with my copper hair 🙂 Thank you!

    • 9 February 2014 / 5:35 pm

      You were, Irene…?! I find it hard to believe that people born in the EIGHTIES aren't kids any more!! =sigh=

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