Tuesday, 2 April 2013

#PassionForFashion

Here I decided to have a go at MoneySupermarket's 'Passion for Fashion' competition and see what I could come up with! The idea is to create three themed outfits - 'Casual', 'Holiday' and 'Party' - all within the £200 mark. I headed straight for New Look first because their clothes are super affordable - they always have offers on - and worked really well with my ideas! I will link back to each item after I publish so you can view the clothes on the site :) As it turns out I love bohemian fashion. A lot!

Casual Look - 'Variety is the spice of life' = £98.44
This is me finding an outfit I would wear casually, probably in the summer. I love the earthy colours and layers, and adding a dash of bright coral really livens it up. I also love how it looks casual and 'thrown on', the faded denim giving a vintage touch. The patterns on the top are gorgeous and bring some Eastern flair, likewise with the jewellery. Friendship and charm bracelets are also really fun to make so I might save a penny and create my own! 
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Holiday look - 'Golden Sands' = £128.96
Here I've gone all romantic with the flowy dress and cowboy boots. I mentally called this look 'Golden Sands' because it would be perfect for strolling along the beach in the evening :) The colours in the outfit mimic the sea and white sand so it would harmonise with my surroundings if I were on holiday. The gold jewellery illuminates the outfit and the Buddha faces add bohemian spice. The lattice bag is a cute vintage touch!
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Party look - 'Daisy daisy' = £102.94
I've kept it quite formal/sophisticated with monochrome colours, but there's still an element of fun with the playsuit, which is a creative alternative to a dress. The flower earrings are really cute, the pastel pink turning it a little parisian chic. And the floral cardi makes for a sweet vintage twist, recollecting 60's style!
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This was so much fun to create in my lazy Tuesday afternoon! 

30 comments:

  1. great outfits
    love the party look
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  3. Lovely outfits! I love the play suit in the last one.

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  4. The party look is beautiful especially as I'm a big fan of monochrome at the moment!
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  5. Love the looks!

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  10. Love all the looks. The Holiday one in particular has such a cute dress and such nice colours!

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  11. I love your ideas beautiful pieces good luck! x

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  12. I cant pick a favorite they are all such pretty outfit and all of them I'd love it wear! I have dungarees so I'm might try out the first outfit! :) Your blog is fantastic and I'm defiantly going to follow you :D
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  13. Good luck hun! :) I ADORE all three outfits and to be honest I don't know which is my favorite, they are all so beautiful! You have amazing style! <33

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  16. I love ALL of these looks! Such great picks :)

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  17. Awesome picks!

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  18. super cute combinations! I really want a pair of dungarees to wear this spring <33 eep they are so cool!
    xxx
    Mandy
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  20. Great choices I am in love with outfit 3 ;-) xx

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  21. I adore outfit 1! Been thinking of buying some dungarees but wasn't sure how I'd style them - this has given me an idea!

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  23. Outfit one is just superb! I'll definitely be checking out those dungarees! And I agree with what you said about New Look! Nothing better than the cheaper, super adorable clothes right?x

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  25. Hi lovely,
    This looks fantastic! I love the way you put all the pictures together. That New Look tribal vest is my favourite! :D

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