Friday, 19 February 2016

Red Shirt with Leather trousers (& #Passion4Fashion Linkup)

It was love at first sight with this red blouse; Grandad style neckline, stunning red colour and a pretty floral print equals b-e-a-utiful. It was like it was the perfect option for Valentines day, for a date that didn't quite pan out (kids+life means nothing ever goes to plan, am I the only one?). But no biggy as i still donned my outfit anyway and strutted about in it regardless, just 'cos I bloody loved it, and that was good enough for me.
I paired the shirt with my little military blazer, my faux leather trews  and my so-worn-but-so comfy little Chelsea boots and felt put together, sassy (its the faux leather trews I tell ya, its just something about them that brings the sass), smart and yet totally comfortable.
I mentioned in my last post that I may have accidentally bought two blouses within the space of a week, well this was blouse number one, and totally different to number one you'll agree, right?
I kinda think this one could look great with some light flared jeans and tan accessories, or one fashion step further, cropped kick flare jeans... oooohh, me likey.
Don't you just love when a new piece really brightens up your wardrobe. I know I do.























Outfit Details:
Military Jacket
Leather trousers
Red blouse
Similar boots
Bag
Earrings

Well I obviously have a shirt addiction, but I'm totally ok with that... Have you bought anything lovely lately that really make you happy?

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  1. That is such a great shirt on you! Red is definitely your colour, the print is really nice also. It looks great between the black layers. Sorry your plans didn't work out, but at least you looked great all day :)

    Thank you for the link up!

    Away From The Blue Blog

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    1. Aw thanks Mica, i got a delayed valentine date which was good as who says romance should just be on one particular day ;) And thank you, i forgot how much i loved red!XX

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  2. It's a beautiful shirt, and a great colour!

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    1. Thank you Tiina, i'm quite smitten with it! Wishing you a lovely week!XX

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  3. Totally love this look!! Red is a beautiful color on you and the bag is such a steal! Join me on my Weekend Wear Linkup!

    xo Sheree
    http://poshclassymom.com
    IG: @poshclassymom

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    1. Thanks so much Sheree, yes the bag is a great Chloe dupe but for a fraction of the chloe price! :D Thanks for the invite to your lovely linkup, i have been to add my link! Wishing you a lovely week!XX

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  4. I keep meaning to say how amazing your hair looks! <3 It really suits you! You can never have too many blouses, this one is a beauty x

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    1. the bigger the hair the closer to god, right? teeheee!! Thank you sweetie, after a week of not liking it i'm now really happy with it and think it may stay this length for a while! Hope alls well with you sweetie, we need a catch up!XXX

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  5. that red is so cute! i love how you made it more wintry and edgy with the black:)
    elle
    Southern Elle Style

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    1. Thanks so much elle, i kinda liked that it was a bold yet versatile piece, i'm looking forward to making it look less wintery once the temps raise a little! Wishing you a lovely week!XX

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  6. Your print top is so cute...love how you styled! Thanks so much for the link up!

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    1. Thanks so much Pam, thanks for coming and joining us! Wishing you a lovely week!XX

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  7. Fabulous outfit! And I love that close up photo of you ... your hair & make up so on point! (Plus you're gorgeous of course!)
    Thanks for hosting!

    OXOX
    Dawn Lucy
    http://fashionshouldbefun.blogspot.com

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    1. oooo you're too kind sweetie, but thank you so much, your kind words have truly made my day! Wishing you a lovely week!XX

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  8. Date or no date I would be wearing that fabulous outfit! I just love the pretty color of the blouse and that it is long sleeved! Too often cute blouses are sleeveless!

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    1. Totally agree Laura, i love a good sleeve, especially with these baltic temperatures mother nature still keeps throwing at us here in the UK! Sleeves are a must haha! Thanks so much for joining the linkup, wishing you a lovely week!XX

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    1. Thank you Amy, wishing you a wonderful week!XX

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  10. What a great outfit, I love the mix of the feminine blouse with the military jacket!

    Thank you for hosting and hope you are having a fab week!

    Alice
    www.happinessatmidlife.com

    Hope to see you for TBT Fashion link up.

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    1. Thank you alice, i kinda love this little jacket so any excuse to wear it is a-ok in my book haha!
      Thanks so much for joining in P4F linkup, wishing you a wonderful week xx

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  11. I'm loving the all black with pops of red!!!
    Kisses,
    Sarah
    EverydayStarlet

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    1. Thank you sarah, yes red and black seem to be soul mates dont they, haha! Thanks so much for swinging by, wishing you a lovely week xx

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  12. I think you look your best when wearing red. You look gorgeous!

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    1. wow, thanks so much Martina, that is such a lovely compliment. I seem to have neglected red this winter, but have now fallen back in love with it :) Best wishes to you!XX

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  13. You look gorgeous! I'm also loving how you styled your hair!

    Crissy
    http://www.somevelvetmorningblog.com

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    1. Thanks so much Crissy, i actually prefer my hair curled rather than straight.. it just feels more me if you know what i mean? Wishing you a lovely week!XX

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  14. Fabulous in red, gorgeous photos and great accessories! Thank you for hosting
    Laurie x

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    1. thanks so much Laurie, and thank you for joining P4F.. wishing you a wonderful week!XX

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  15. These leggings are unreal, and they looks amazing with the jacket you added!

    https://forsevenseasons.wordpress.com

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    1. thanks so much for your lovely comments, it was a combo that came together well and i was so so pleased..! wishing you a wonderful week!XX

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  16. You know, we're not just saying it to be nice....that red looks terrific on you---especially with the lipstick! Talk about a power color! jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com
    ps...thanks for hosting

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    1. awww thanks Jodie, that is so so lovely, honestly you're kind words have made my day.. now i just want to dress in red everyday haha! Thanks for joining in with P4F, i love hosting for fab ladies like your lovely self xx

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  17. Great blouse! I can see why you had to get it! :-) I love the entire outfit! Sorry your date didn't work out as planned...

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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    1. aw thanks andrea, luckily i got my date a day late, but who says romance should be just one day, right;) Wishing you a lovely week xx

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  18. This outfit was made for you! Loving the blouse, makes your eyes pop.
    Thank you for joining us in our weekend wear linkup, have a great weekend!

    xo
    Melissa

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    1. Thanks Melissa, wishing you a wonderful week!XX

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  19. Your makeup looks really great with that blouse! (Good thing you bought the it!)

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    1. haha thanks Rebekah, i couldn't leave the shop with out it now could i?LOL! wishing you a lovely week xx

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  21. OMG Rachel you look so good in leather trooz... I now "need" a military jacket because of you, hehe!! I love the red blouse being longer than the jacket, it's a look that works so well but I'd not have thought to layer long and short like that. You hair is looking the bomb btw, I just ❤️‍ it!!!!!!

    Have a lovely weekend hun, stay dry (if you can)!

    Catherine x
    http://notdressedaslamb.com

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    1. awww my lovely catherine... you are just tooo to kind, but thank you my friend. Me and faux leather, we got a thing going on and i just can't quit it;) And i've finally gotten to grips with my hair.. it took me a good week, but i'm finally in a place where i like it. I can't wait to see more of your new doo in a post soon? I think you and me must be addicted to the chop lately haha! I draw the line at a sinead o' conner though, k? LOL! Oh and shall be email replaying to you properly in the next day or so. Big catch up to be had xxx

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  22. I love the red floral top! And the blue earrings are gorgeous! These photos are so romantic with the serene background.
    Thanks for doing the linkup <3
    --Roxanne
    http://glassofglam.com

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    1. the blue earring were a last minute addition that i actually ended up loving with the shirt, haha! love it when things like that happen :) Thanks for joining P4F, best wishes for the week ahead xx

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  23. I really like the touch of color given by this lovely red shirt
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  24. I love the black and red together with the pops of blue in the earrings. The military jacket is beautiful!

    Emma xxx
    style-splash.com

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    1. Hi lovely, thanks so much. The earring were a last minute addition that just seemed to work really well. I was so pleased! I kinda just want to wear this outfit all week now though haha! Wishing you a lovely week ahead xx

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  25. You are a sassy little minx Ms Rachel ;-) I've always loved you with a red lip. Looking gorgeous as ever xxx

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  26. I have to admit I've recently bought a pair of faux leather jeans myself and do feel a tad foxy in them. I think that black and red really suits your complexion and hair colour, but the icing on the cake has to be that pop of red lipstick - wonderful matching!
    Anna
    Anna's Island Style

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  27. great outfit and the hair looks fabulous ( catching up on posts after a vacation so I may be a bit behind)

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