Friday, 15 September 2017

Classic Stripes ( & #Passion4Fashion Linkup)


I think i could quite happily live out my days dressed mostly in stripes. I think its just that i've found an easy to wear style that i love and therefore it becomes my default outfit. If i counted the number of striped tops i have in my wardrobe we would definitely be in double figures, all of them different of course, red stripes, black, navy, and then this one which has a lovely blue, red and white. This one took my stripe loving heart instantly, the Le Weekend stitched motif (which sadly we didn't manage to capture fully in a photo, but you can see it here much clearer) is just perfect as stripes on weekends for me are pretty much my uniform (and any other day too really 😂), comfy yet pulled together, wear with shoes or sneakers.
I paired it with this gorgeous navy long pea coat from Boden that i actually picked up from Ebay for a mere £7.99. Its like new (it still had the pickets sewn up as if it had never really been worn) and it felt even more amazing for the fact i'd grabbed myself such a bargain. I have a love hate relationship with Ebay, people always manage to swoop in and outbid me in those last few seconds. Or god forbid, you manage to get in to a bidding war and you just cant stop bidding ..ha!
So when you get a bargain like this one, well you can see why i was just so pleased.
I can see me getting a lot of wear out of it too.










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10 comments

  1. I absolutely love this whole look. I would wear every bit of it Rachel. Maybe a heeled pump, but apart from that totally love it.What a bargain that coat was! Well done for winning that bid. Have a great weekend x
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  2. That's a cute striped top and it's perfect with the navy coat! I'm a big fan of stripes as well :) THey just go with everything!

    Thank you for the link up!

    Hope you are having a lovely week so far :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  3. I love stripes but don't have a lot in my closet. The one tee I have though I wear over and over! I love this outfit you have on!
    Peace!
    Cheryl
    http://www.northwestmountainliving.com

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  4. Stripes are so cute! I love that coat as well, it's so pretty.

    Marta - www.aroundcolours.com

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  5. I remember when I couldn't understand the appeal of stripes. But once you get one striped top, I think it's addictive!!
    Have a great weekend, Rachel!
    XOXO
    Jodie
    www.jtouchofstyle.com

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  6. Love the way those red shoes pop with this outfit!

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  7. Love this colorful striped outfit on you! it suits you so well, and I love the signature red shoes :-)
    Have a great weekend!
    jess xx
    www.elegantlydressedandstylish.com

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  8. I love your striped shirt! This is such a cute and classic look, and the red flats are perfect!
    Rachael
    www.threadsforthomasblog.com

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  9. I love stripes too! This one with "Le Weekend" is super cute.

    Have a great weekend!

    xo Jules

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  10. Love the red pops of color, perfect fall outfit!

    xo
    Vaelrie

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