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S/S16, Pyjama suitsEmma CarrComment

Wearing something that looks like your best pair of pyjamas outside of the house probably isn’t something you’ve ever thought about, but pyjama’s as daywear are having a moment. Now it’s easy to see how that works if you’re young, hip and happen to be a street style star, but how is everyone else meant to wear them? 

Personally, I think wearing the look head-to-toe takes a certain kind of confidence, but I definitely think this trend can be adapted by wearing the separates with other things. For example, you could add a silky pyjama top to some jeans and heels or you could opt for some silky pyjama trousers worn with a shirt and leather jacket. If you want to wear as a suit but don’t feel like you can carry off a bold print, then opt for monochrome or darker colours.

Finally, if you do go for the printed head-to-toe look, the key to not looking like you’re wearing your pyjama’s is paring it with statement heels and luxe accessories. With so many different ways to wear them, everyone can join the (pyjama) party.

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Sale shopping, S/S16Emma CarrComment

The winter sales have been in full swing for nearly a month now, but with prices reduced by up to 70% there are some great savings to be made. As I mentioned in my blog it’s always good to keep an eye out for the next seasons big trends. I realise it might be hard to think about what you’ll be wearing in spring/summer when it’s below freezing outside, but if you shop smart you can grab yourself some of the key trends for S/S16 now. So with that in mind, here are some of my top new season finds in the sales: 

PRINTED TROUSER SUITS: as seen at Dolce & Gabbana and Gucci - 70’s inspired floral trouser suits are the way to go this summer.

Zara floral print blazer was £69.99 now £29.99 / Zara floral print trousers was £39.99 now £12.99

METALLICS: high-shine fabrics are going to be everywhere this spring/summer and metallic footwear is the perfect way to incorporate this trend into your wardrobe. 

Office Tinker t-bar point heels was £70 now £20.80 / Office silver holographic block heel sandals was £48 now £14.40 / Office silver mirror sandals was £55 now £12.80

RUFFLES AND PLEATS: the quirky romantic vibe continues to be big for summer, so it’s a good moved adding them to your wardrobe now. 

Topshop animal print pleated midi skirt was £60 now £15 / Mango decorative ruffle blouse was £39.99 now £19.99 / Zara frilly blouse was £29.99 now £9.99

STRIPES: from horizontal to vertical, multi-coloured or monochromatic S/S16 stripes are bold and varied - grab them now. 

Mango flowy striped dress was £59.99 now £29.99 / Mango cotton striped blouse was £34.99 now £17.49 / Topshop striped wrap front midi skirt was £65 now £30