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A lawyer by profession who has a passion for fashion, beauty and make-up! My love for fashion has fuelled the creation of this blog. I find it mentally stimulating and creatively satisfying to write about the things I love.

Thursday, 17 October 2013

Monochrome and Colourblock- 2 Trends in One Item: Work Outfit

I love this shirt. I really do! It’s a combined package of 2 of the hottest trends right now- monochrome and colourblock! And it has got the prettiest collar ever- with shiny little metallic studs and sequins.

Remember my visit to the flea market with my friend where I scored the gorgeous yellow maxi dress and the denim tunic, well that’s where and when I picked up this chic shirt. The moment I saw it, I knew I had to get it. And even my friend liked it so much that both us ended up getting the same shirt :D Now we are just looking forward to wearing it together--- BIG fun! :P

For those of you who follow me on Instagram, you would know that I wore this shirt to work on Monday. I teamed it up with my black skinnies and black pumps. The studded collar adds a touch of edge and funk to this shirt without making it inappropriate for work. I carried my regular bag and I like the fact that it added a pop of rich brown to this monochrome outfit. In all honesty, I loved this look (batting eyelashes now).






Why I love this shirt so much you ask?! I will just list out the reasons for you:

1.      Fit- The fit is beautiful- for me fit of any garment is very important. No matter how expensive your clothes  might be, if the fit isn’t right, you won’t shine!

2.      Trendy-Monochrome and Colourblocking- it combines 2 of the hottest trends of the season. And although  I’m not a big follower of trends, it doesn’t hurt to get a little trendy every now and then.

3.      The Studded Collar- Gorgeous! It adds an edginess to the shirt. You don’t need no bling while wearing this shirt.

4.     Multi-Purpose/Versatile- It can be worn to work (as seen above) or for a night out with some coloured pants (coral, cobalt, hot pink).

5.      Price- Definitely a style score. I mean the price I paid for it makes me love it even more.

I would love to hear your thoughts on this outfit.

Shirt: Flea Market
Skinnies: Mango
Bag: Gifted
Shoes: Tashi
Aviators: M&S


If you want to see my OOTD, you can follow me on Instagram (clothesandcreativity).

Also, I am linking up with Three-fer Thursday and Passion for Fashion Friday.



12 comments :

  1. Anya that's another great find. You look very elegant yet stylish and sophisticated at the same time. I would love that shirt too.
    hugs
    Lenya

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    1. Lenya, thanks a ton! :)
      Loved your maxi skirt.

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  2. thank's for your information and i really like your post ^___^

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    1. You're welcome, Obat Maag!
      I'm glad you liked the post. :)

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  3. I really like the studded collar!

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  4. Hello! Came to say hi and look at today's outfit, you look very professional but still fun, I also love any sparkly collar. :D

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  5. ooh great find, you can't go wrong with a studded collar! x

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    1. Thanks, head over heels! :)
      This is my first studded collar shirt and I'm loving it!

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  6. OOOooooh! That collar is fabulous!! You look great!
    Thank you for linking up for Passion For Fashion!

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    1. Thanks, Lena! :)
      The link-up is a great way of discovering new blogs!

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