So pace the stairs to your apartment like it's where you wanna be

I know what you're thinking not those bloody shorts again!! I know, you had more than enough of them last month. However, I've been getting a little stuck in my wardrobe lately. I had a great long list of remixes planned out and I was really excited, but a lot of them just didn't work out and it made me really disheartened. I like to be able to post up 3 or 4 outfits a week so it's a lot of pressure to constantly create new outfits.

Anyway, last week I started an Inspiration Folder, which I will probably share with you. I've started saving any outfits that bloggers wear that I am inspired by-pretty simple really. It makes me realise how I can make my clothes go the extra mile and what I need to add to my wardrobe; namely a chunky knit, neutral-coloured cardigan, a neutral-coloured snood, some kind of white lacey dress and some bright blazers. I definitely want to get down to Savers soon but it's so hard to shop when you don't have a car or any free time!! I realised today it's been months since I bought anything from an actual, physical clothes shop.

Anyway, I had a few ideas about what to wear today when I saw this:

Thank you Cosmo!! An outfit which I already have the components to recreate!! I tried this initially without black tights but I really think it looks better with black tights- I wear knee socks a lot with skirts and dresses but I always feel a little over-exposed in shorts and knee socks, even if I wear skin colour tights. My thighs are by far my least favourite feature but I liked the look of socks over tights. Elizabeth of PrettyNiftyThrifty does this a lot, and I think this outfit in general reminds me of her!!

shorts- H&M
blazer- Charlotte Russe
striped top- Primark
boots- Xavi
snood- New Look

Just a couple of things to tell you about. I was featured as Blogspiration over at Blargle Fargle which was really exciting and lovely. Thank you!! And the lovely Amy styled my floral skirt here for The Lovely Ones- doesn't she look fab? Oh and my first post is up over at College Candy!! The second outfit wasn't actually my original creation because the dress I chose was a little expensive- oop!! But I love the edited look. I'm so happy to be writing for another one of my favourite blogs!!

Well, I have a lovely night of studying to look forward too!! I have a final tomorrow afternoon- wish me luck!! I'm hoping to get a chance to post an outfit in the morning- my things from Forever 21 came today but I haven't opened them yet!!

Have an awesome day!!

Charlotte xxx


  1. I love socks over tights, just need to find some that are purely black ha. you re-styled that look really well :) it all goes together super and it suits your style too
    Scrapbook de la Emma

  2. LOVE the blazer and the stripy top, Charlotte! You look outstanding as always!

  3. thanks for commenting/following!
    love this outfit =)
    (did you know they opened a forever21 in birmingham? true story)

  4. Love this outfit! So put together-you look amazing!

    Lindsey Soup

  5. Lovely! You suit shorts so well <3 x

  6. You have such phenomenal style, Charlotte - j'adore it! And I cannot wait to see how you interpret more looks from your inspiration folder. :)


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