Thursday, 28 February 2013

Black doesn't mean boring...

I don't profess to know much about fashion, but I do know that one of the key trends this season is Monochrome {I know this because the clothes in shops and glossy mags tell me so, clever, right?!}. I also know that I wear a lot of black, and seem to be naturally drawn to monochrome colour schemes {if we can call black and white a scheme?!}. I even prefer black and white photography. To me, black is far from boring.

As a busy working single Mum, I need clothes that are smart and flattering, yet effortless to wear and easy to coordinate. With this in mind, and inspired by some new work trousers I  recently purchased, I burnt a hole in my virtual credit card and did some online wish-list shopping...


I tend to use my nail polish and make up to inject a bit more colour vibrancy into my day to day appearance - I probably have more nail polish than I do clothes! I'm trying to make more informed choices about the clothes I buy, opting for classic, simple pieces that will last, and hoping I have the pennies to supplement them every once in a while if I feel uninspired.

And just to prove I don't always wear black... I totally fell in love with these grey studded ballet shoes! Grey is a colour...honestly, it is!


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All items and photos chosen from the New Look website. Some links may be affiliated.

17 comments:

  1. I love the monochrome look, your picks are lovely! xxx
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  2. haha I agree, Black definitely does not mean boring! I really like the look of that monochrome aztec print shirt, I love aztec print stuff, but have never seen one in black and white! :)

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  3. black is definitely not boring.
    its the basis of everything and
    allows other colours to stand out.
    i love the colour black :)

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  5. i love wearing black too, its flattering on all!
    lovely blog and lovely post!
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  6. Gorgeous choice of clothes :-) Love them!

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  8. wow those flats are so cool!! I'd be scared I'd hurt someone! haha xx
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  9. If done correctly then black can be classy and very stylish! I love all of your choices. I adore the spiky shows.


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  11. I think black is definitely the most interesting colour to wear, it's so versatile! Gorgeous combination of clothes!

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  12. I'm a massive black fan! It's definitely such a flattering and fab colour (for clothes it's my favourite). Love your blog. Check out mine? I'm quite a new beauty blogger xD
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  13. I love black! It can be...mysterious

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  14. Love the black skater skirt! I have a black chambray American Apparel skirt that goes with literally EVERYTHING, and that black skirt reminds me of it. Such versatility! Love it

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  15. All of those pieces are absolutely gorgeous and so easy to work with! You could throw on a coloured blazer over the dress for example! :)
    Great post! :)
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  16. I wear black quite a lot, it just goes with everything x

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