Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Swapping Black for Cream

Hey guys, happy Wednesday, I hope you are all having a good week. If you read my last post, it will be very obvious that I'm a big fan of wearing black!

 Well I decided that it was time for me to ditch my favourite shade and find some inspiration from a different colour palette, as I'm also trying to be more sustainable, instead of reaching for my laptop to buy something new... I shopped my wardrobe and I'm quite the fan of the look i managed to pull together. 

I went for a pair of trousers and let my jeans have a day off, i think I'm wearing them a little too much at the moment. I picked this grey pair up last October, I love the check pattern of the trousers is so fine that you can only really see the detail close up. As I'm yet to master the art of print clashing i decided to go with a neutral cream colour on top. By pairing together a simple cream knit and an old favourite coat, both for Simply Be, the slightly different shades and mixture of textures gives the outfit a little more definition. I even managed to to match my earrings with my jumper and coat!

Photographed by Katie | Katie Meehan 

Trousers: River Island | Jumper & Coat: Simply Be | Trainers: Reebok | Bag: Aspinal of London | Earrings: Zara


Friday, 8 March 2019

The Silk Skirt

Hi guys, i hope you are all well and like myself, excited for the weekend (insert dancing emoji). Today i wanted to share with you an item of clothing that I have have become obsessed with wearing; the silk skirt. Over the past few months my instagram feed has been full of people wearing silk skirts, so i thought it was about time that i became one of those people. 

I've always been a fan of skirts, but yet a little conscious that silk material doesn't always sit well on a body with curves. However, i think i hit the jackpot with this beauty from Elvi. In true Gemma style, i of course went for black. What i love about this skirt is the contrast of the matt and shine material, when walking it gives a different perspective to the colour. Since buying this number i have bought another two silk skirts and i have my eye on Elvi's bright yellow skirt, which will be perfect for summer. 

As the weather is constantly changing form day to day, I've been living in this grey jumper from the H&M plus size range. The grey shade compliments the textures of the skirt and blazer perfectly. I bought this corduroy blazer from Eloquii two years ago, over the past few months i have worn it loads. I love the over sized fit and of course i occasionally find myself pushing up the sleeves to stop them irritating me too much. 

If you have followed me for a while you will have seen these very extra metallic rainbow trainers plenty of times before.  

Photographed by Katie | Katie Meehan 

Skirt: Elvi | Jumper: H&M | Blazer: Eloquii | Trainers: Gucci | Bag: Aspinal of London
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