my first outfit post of 2013... yikes! 

I'll put it out there; along with my love of shopping, trash tv & carbohydrates there's a special place in my heart for the bretton stripe! it's my no brainer outfit pick for casual days when raiding my wardrobe seems like a chore.

if in doubt I'll always throw on a navy & white stripy tee, some skinnies and a red lip for instant easy french chic (well as chic as I can look in my converse anyway.)

I fell for these isabel marant cowboy influenced boots in office a while back; I'm so glad I waited to buy them as there was 50% off them in the sale! needless to say I parted with my card details in a moment of discounted madness and counted down the days until they arrived ..hurrah!

I'm also a little in love with the christmas present that is my new perspex bag (I'm not much of a clutch gal, I tend to go for the cross body hobo style as I'm inherently a lazy pup and hate to carry anything!) it's definitely encouraging me to cut down on the amount of rubbish I cram into my bag on a daily basis... hello streamlined caroline, goodbye mary poppins!

hat: h&m
bretton stripe tee: vintage
layered skirt: h&m (old)
lion head belt: urban outfitters
boots: office
clutch bag: klear klutch
vintage double stud leather cuff: urban outfitters
skull bracelet: topshop
silver & blue bangle: gift

back soon!

caroline x


  1. That bag is AMAZING. I want one but I'm too scared someone will see my phone and purse and try to rob me or something, haha!

  2. LOVE the klear klutch. I think I might have to get one, will encourage me to only take out essentials! X

  3. Love this outfit - so effortless.

    Ria x

  4. I love the belt! It is lush!

  5. Great relaxed outfit. Love the bag and the belt. Don't think i could ever streamline the contents of my bag enough to show it off but i love the idea. X

  6. You look incredible! Such a lovely outfit, and that bag is amazing! xxx

  7. Love the outfit! xx

  8. Absolutely loved everything about this post! Your outfit, the bag, the boots, the jewellery...also really love the way you write, i enjoy reading your posts :) wonderful blog! :) x

  9. french chic is def my go to look too lol... I love this bag but mine would look a state aka im a very messy pup

  10. This outfit is gorgeous! I really love your belt. You're stunning xx

  11. Im a sucker for the striped tee too! I love the clutch, but I carry far too much around with me on a daily basis to use one like that. Even though I think the perspex is cool, im not sure how I would feel with people being able to see what I was carrying around!

    Leanne @ Leanne-Marie | Beauty, fashion & lifestyle. xx

  12. You look amazing!

    *Love, Raluca*

    *New post*

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  13. I love this skirt. You look gorgeous in this outfit x

  14. no wonder you love those bretton stripes you look amazing in them! love the outfit, so cool :D x

  15. Oh wow I love that perspex clutch bag! I clutter mine up too much to have one though I think :( xo

  16. yay glad you like it :) so many lovely comments, I actually get embarrassed *blushes* thanks for taking the time to reply I really appreciate it guys <3 xxx


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