Cream & Black (&Passion4Fashion Linkup!)

We’re travelling back in time today folks, back about 2 weeks ago pre hair cut and when we were having a milder spate of weather. I saw this style of outfit on Pintrest (my arch nemesis..pintrest.. anyone else struggle with that highly addictive website?!) and thought at the time I have all the same sorta items that are needed to make that outfit, i could totally replicate it!
Of course mine looks nothing like that street-styled, papped gorgeous blonde with the expensive outfit, but I’m giving you the everyday girl styled version of it. We’re ok with that, yes? Ok, good ‘cos I’ve got nothing else to give to ya today.

Last weekend rained consistently (cheers for that Storm Imogen) and gale force winds meant taking outfit photos were a definite no no.  that storm gave Wales a good ol’ beating, to the point i was actually a little bit worried my conservatory may not be attached come morning! Thankfully it passed and we are all safe and sound.

Annyway, back to the outfit (can you tell I have complete Friday brain, which is no excuse really as i actually write this on a Thursday, basically there’s no hope for me), so yes, cream, white and black. Super simple, super effective. I got these joggers from H&M a few months back for around the costly figure of seven whole pounds and the cream cardigan is a Primark special from a quick hit and run back last year.
I couldn’t decide whether to go with my New Balance sneakers or these lace-ups, well, you can see what I went with, but I made a mental note to try it out with the sport edge next time.
I’m actually a teeny bit jealous of two weeks ago when the temperature made it acceptable to bare your feet. Its dropped right back down again, and as much as i love winter and coats and knit wear, i’m kind of tiring of it now. I’m craving blazers and loafers, and what i’m actually doing is layering knitwear on knitwear and donning the thermals. There’s me thinking February would be milder, man oh man was I wrong.

Cream Cardigan: Primark
Shoes: Warehouse
Faux leather joggers: H&M
Tee: New Look

An InLinkz Link-up



  1. February 12, 2016 / 6:52 am

    I wish I had your weather: when I woke up this morning, everything was white, it has been snowing all night…
    Have a relaxing weekend, Rachel.

  2. February 12, 2016 / 6:57 am

    Love this cozy and casual look. Please feel free to stop by my Weekend Wear Friday linkup and share your beautiful style!

    xo Sheree
    IG: @poshclassymom

  3. February 12, 2016 / 10:39 am

    I love this look. You look so snuggly, and this capture is just perfect with the bold blue background and the bright red lip. I LOVE everything about this #FashionFriday

  4. February 12, 2016 / 12:12 pm

    Adorable! Cozy chic. I really need to get a pair of joggers. I love these. The lace up flats look perfect with this outfit.
    Have a great weekend!
    Tuesday Fashion Party Link Up

  5. February 12, 2016 / 1:02 pm

    Love this chic look, especially those flats! You look stunning!

  6. February 12, 2016 / 2:16 pm

    Great outfit! I love the cardigan, and I'm still on the hunt for some lace-up shoes. By the time I end up getting some they are probably completely out of style…

    Hope you'll have nicer weather again soon and Happy Weekend! 🙂

  7. February 12, 2016 / 3:30 pm

    I'm always looking for new ways to wear my joggers. Love this look! TFS!

  8. February 12, 2016 / 4:34 pm

    Has the weather been insane or what?! I've had to use some older photos as well for the same reason. This outfit is gorgeous…and the photos are beautiful! Love the black/cream combo.

  9. February 13, 2016 / 1:24 pm

    Love those joggers, and I too am fed up with boots. New shoes to wear and waiting. Glad you came out of that storm ok, I had a job taking pics in Essex at only half as bad winds. Thank you for hosting
    Laurie x

  10. February 13, 2016 / 4:07 pm

    I am looking forward to spring because the weather is quite unstable! Snow and cold weather one moment than sunny days and warm weather. Love the outfit by the way!

  11. February 13, 2016 / 5:11 pm

    I always get anxious for spring as about this time, actually I could erase Jan, Feb off my calendar and be alright with it! Love the cozy jacket and those joggers look great too. I love the looser cut of them on you too.
    jess xx

  12. February 13, 2016 / 5:23 pm

    Rachel you're becoming the master of sleek neutrals!! Love everything about this, it'll look so good with trainers too. And isn't it funny when you cut your hair… My posts went a bit all over the place for a couple of weeks with my hair going from short to long and back to short again…!!

    Hope you're having a fantastic weekend, thank you for hosting

    Catherine x

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