A year in Outfits: 2013!

Electric Feel!

Party Edit #3: Christmas Eve Cocktails!

Party Edit #2: Christmas Girls Night Out!

Party Edit #1: Work/Office Christmas Party!

Sparta!

 

Clothes Show Live 2013!

The Tower Hotel!

What I'm wearing to Amsterdam Fashion Week!

Light Edge!

Fugitive!

Company Magazine VIP Christmas Party in Association with New Look!

La Senza Lace Bralette / Internacionale Necklace / River Island Skirt / River Island Bracelet / New Look Clutch.

A whole lot of reader interaction? Check! Extremely catchy mag? Check! Am I talking about Company Magazine, damn right! On Friday morning after literally dragging myself out of bed so as to catch my coach to London on time, I attended this rather lavish event with a friend of mine. Because I don't live in London, I stayed in a gorgeous hotel called 'The Tower' located right by The Tower Bridge which can only mean one thing; my view was B E A utiful and as for my room, breath-taking! I really didn't want to leave for home yesterday! Anyway, I'll write up a review on 'The Tower' sometime this week, lots of pics to share. I'll also be writing up a post hopefully on Tuesday on what I wore to & from London. I take way too many photos, it's a disease. Company and New Look teams were in attendance including Company's very own editor, Victoria; bloggers and photographers. It was so nice to see Marty, Company's Stylist again as I had met her back in February. We even had a little dance which was cool, now I understand why she's known as 'party Marty'. The venue was absolutely stunning and there was so much going on including Christmas makeovers, seasonal crafting activities, hair and fashion styling, nailart, live perfomances, DJ sets; not forgetting the goody bag to take home. Oh did I mention that we had free Malibu cocktails rolling in; the perfect evening.

Coexist!

Jumanji!

Polkadot days!

 

Armani Exchange top to toe Styling event!

Frizzy Frenzy!

Holy Grail

Solitary Refinement!

After Eight!


*BANK Ribbon Floral Skater!


C'est La Vie!


*DUO Boots!

*Love&Lies!


Don't be a menace!

Oh! C'est Bien!


Palazzo Fiasco!

*Unknown Kulture!

 

22nd Birthday Shenanigans!

Prints, Stripes & Bowties!

La La Land!

An outfit that is a testament to my summer days, I rarely ever keep it simple! I do however find myself so enveloped in experimenting with just bright colours and crazy prints that I forget about good ol' stripes. They are bold, extremely versatile and are rather interesting to the naked eye, what's not to like? Its a sunny day and what better way to embrace the last few rays of sunshine than to don some leg baring frocks.

Grunge Vibes!


What's what!


Circus Act!

Summertime Blues!

London Called!

State of mind!

*April2nd Sleeveless Pleat Dress Review!

April2nd Sleeveless Pleat Dress / Thrift Vintage Belt / River Island Clutch Bag / 
Internacionale Court Shoes.

From ladylike to darn right fierce frocks; punchy, fun pattern dresses are a definite way to amp up your summer wardrobe. It's not everyday that you are gifted with such a luxurious and elegant print dress worth £120 to review! I am overcome by a subtle euphoria, my happiness triggered by this newest addition to my wardrobe and the endless possibility of donning this leg baring frock in various ways all summer long. April2nd is the genius behind this magnificent dress, a fashion label specialising in ready-to-wear and bespoke collections; heir first collection launched at London Fashion Week back in September 2012. This is such a timeless piece combining sophistication, fun and simplicity all in one with an unsophisticated beauty. I wore a bright belt with the dress to add some character to my look. Being an avid fan of prints, I am head over hills for this dress. It has taken over my heart whilst continuously and rapidly affirming its intentions with that classy vibe; one dress which can never break my heart.   

Who let the cat out of the bag!

Ebay Flat Top Fedora Hat / H&M Woolen Jumper / H&M White Shirt / Zara Skort Lookalike / Primark Satchel / New Look Block Heels.

I am overcome by a subtle euphoria, my happiness triggered by the newest additions to my wardrobe and the endless possibility of donning skorts all summer long. Having been secretly obsessed with these little numbers, today I'm spotting the newest but more importantly cutest addition; *well one of three* to my skirt collection. I finally took the leap and purchased 3 skorts online. As much as I love Zara, I was not quite ready fork out £25.99 to spend on one skort alone. Why not get three for around the same price with a fiver left over? That is exactly what I did, a result of being addicted to shopping whilst living on a budget and having a never-ending wishlist. However, I have noticed a red skort on the Zara website, its bright, its bold, its so me; I want it! Can't promise that I will not be buying it or styling this skort up in nearly every theme imaginable; uptown chic, sweet, grunge, boho, maximalist, and maybe sports luxe. Its all about hopping on the countercultural bandwagon, the kind that appreciates the beauty of simplicity.

Sweet Disposition!

H&M Bowler Hat / H&M Blazer / Internacionale Shirt / Internacionale Floral Dress / New Look Thin Belt / New Look Socks / Matalan Bag / Amazon.co.uk Platform Boots. 

So it seems I'm still hyperventilating over the splendour of this sweet little floral number. It's meant to highlight my rather 'girly' side, with the exception of my predilection for irony. Just trying to live loud by donning brights and prints which as you all know are right up my street, this dress just so happens to be perfect for summer. Unfortunately, we are not exactly having much of a summer thanks to Mr Sun abandoning us once again! I had already become progressively dependant on it; all that's left to say is shame on you Mr Sun. I dare say, I haven't quite lost you for good. You'll come crawling back.

I come at you on this horribly wet day in this rather 'girly' ensemble. I purchased this dress a month ago from my workplace, Internacionale, its such a great little number to brighten up your dreary day. I wore a bright coloured shirt underneath the dress to add a hint of quirky. Throw in a pair of knee high socks, vintage style bag to set the mood of the entire outfit and you are good to go. Why limit yourself?

Have a wonderful day!
Nokhuthula xo 

Ladylike!

Matalan Floppy Hat / Primark Sunglasses / Matalan Blouse / New Look Necklace / Jane Norman Shorts / Thrift Bag / New Look Ankle Heels.

I spy with my little eye, a clash of two rather psychedelic prints. Being an avid fan of prints, I come at you in this 'quick fix' ensemble; the result of a late night and having to wake up early morning for work then realising that you don't have an outfit already put together! One simple accessory can set the mood of an entire outfit and talk about the ideal weather to don a floppy hat. I am hoping Mr Sun is here to stay otherwise our sultry romance might just end on a bad note. 

I choose not to limit myself so I fused dogtooth and polkadots together for a change. I confess that I do have a rather grand addiction with mixing prints. It enables me to play around with my wardrobe and spot which pieces are more versatile than others. Simple uptown chic is a favourite of mine this summer, why cover up in such beautiful weather, bare those legs. Brown accessories are always a great addition to this cheeky mix of prints.

Hope you are all having a wonderful day!
Nokhuthula xo

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