I find it really frustrating with clothes sometimes as being so short & such a small frame stuff either swamps me or I end up looking like I should be at school, neither of which are good looks.
It isn't too bad because I figured out ages ago what suits me & what doesn't so I stick to that because after all, if it isn't broken, why fix it?
I find the general stuff that suits me is on the tailored side & has a vintage look. I can't wear bright patterns generally or if I do I have to be careful & I can't go for fashion that's on the slightly immature side because I end up looking about 12!
But I've had some really good finds lately & am well pleased :o)
Be warned, this post will contain alot of pictures. Lol
First off are these trousers (or at least a very similar pair)
Love them, the cut is lovely & they are fitted & loose in the right places.
& they look excellent with a shirt I bought last week very similar to this (no pic online) but it is exactly the same except it isn't ruffled around the neck & has slightly more tailored sleeves
Also seriously considering this shirt from ASOS website. Sort of sheer & just on the right side of sexy without being outright slutty.
Also bought a pair of these three quarter length trousers in the same grey tweed type material. Three quarter length trousers look hideous on me & as in fashion as they may be I refuse to wear them because they look so awful on me, I am ridiculously short anyway, in these I resemble an oompa loompa!
But as they were so nice & only £10 in the sale then I had the great idea of cutting them down to short type shorts. The semi fitted ones that look excellent with black opaque tights. I can also wear braces with them & with my Victorian style ankle boots I have the illusion of legs, it's amazing!
Although I don't need any more boots (I think I have a boot fetish, I have about 15 pairs!) these are gorgeous. Really love them. They're from Topshop but they're £75.00.......
They are stunning though. This is veering into "want" territory now so I hope all of this is in the sale after Christmas. Or maybe I'll take a chance & put it on my Christmas list :o)
I really like it but I'm not sure about the pleating on the chest & near the shoulders, there's a risk of it looking 'boxy'.
Really like this sequin tunic but it's sold out online & in store *sob*. May have to comb Ebay but it's originally from Next. Absolutely love Next clothing. It always feels good, looks good & doesn't fall to pieces with wear. & it's always bang on trend without being cheap or try-too-hard looking. I'm not a bag type person as a rule but could do with a new one & this one from Miss Selfridge caught my eye. Although I need a bag big enough to hold all my junk I have to be careful because otherwise it looks as if the bag is wearing me!
£25.00 I think so not that bad really.
& it looks good, not plasticy like some.
I absolutely adore these, the heel looks a bit fearsome even for me but they are gorgeous.
As they are £120.00 though the chances of getting them are looking slim.
Definite Christmas list material but they are soooooo lovely! & quite sexy but I think but that could just be me.
I keep looking at them, I really might have to get them & live on toast for a week or so! Lol
The below for sheer cuteness (& the fact I do need some new pj's) & the slippers are just plain lovely!
Fairy print pj's, gorgeous. They have a sort of old fashioned fairytale type print & are lovely. Definite Christmas list again.
Miss Selfridge - £25.00
Pale pink white polka dot set (above) Accessorize - £18.00 (I think)
Lovely but not all that practical. If I lived on my own or just with Mr. S then I could walk around in them no problem but as I live in a household of 7 then bum baring pj's are just not ideal! Shame. Could still get them though, just wouldn't be able to wear them that often or maybe break the habit of a lifetime & use them to sleep in. They are very cute & girly. Love these slippers & I'm getting them next week because they look so cosy & for some strange reason, although I'm one of those people that manages to stay warm really easily I suffer with cold feet so these are ideal.
ASOS website - £6.00
Then again, at that price I could afford to get them as well as the bootie ones above.
And here, the lovely jewellery, belts, gloves & hats:
Mikey at ASOS charm necklace - £25.00 Really nice & it's long so breaks up jumpers/shirts a bit without being too much. As statement jewellery goes I love this. Love the colours, the style & the simpleness but at the same time the ornateness. It's also from Miss S & their jewellery doesn't have that 'cheap' look about it. Love it.
Miss Selfridge - £10.00
On my definite "want" list, either that or need to look out in the sales. Suede/leather wide belt with glass jewels from Topshop. Would break up a black polo/crew neck & skinny jeans really nicely. Would also look good with a plain dress & would also give me the illusion of bigger hips :o)
Love the style & the delicate look of this bracelet. & the fact it has a bit of an 'antique' look
ASOS again - £10.00 (I think..)
If I had didn't have such small hands then I would be getting these. Still might, depends how much extra finger length there is :o( Really like the jewel button & the suede.
Accessorize - £18.00
Also thinking about these from ASOS petite range (I say "petite" but when you're 5'4 & under, a 30" inside leg does not equate to a petite size. Just because the range starts at size 6 it does not mean that it is petite!!! Arrggh!)
I really like the waist on them, they have a nice style with the wide fit leg & would look nice with heels & v neck jumper/shirt.
And purely because it looks sooooo nice, this coat. If they did a petite size I would be in love. not that it really matters because at £200.00 it is way out of my league at the moment! Military coat - Topshop
That's it really. & considering I haven't been shopping or blogged about clothes for ages then I don't think it's that bad :o)
Guys, if you've actually managed to read this far then congratulations! If you've managed to read this far & are still awake & functioning mentally then top of the class & a gold star to you!! Lol