First Lady

For some reason, these photos were super-duper over-exposed. My ISO was set to 100. I have no idea what was up with my camera. But anyway, they look kinda rubbish. I also wasn't going to do an outfit post today because the weather has been on and off with snow and wind, but I grabbed a spare 10 minutes to take these.

Yet another colour blocking outfit- I love it! My inspiration for this outfit was no other than the First Lady, Michelle Obama. I was researching a post on Colour Blocking for a site I write for and came across a picture of her in a turquoise dress and a purple cardigan- two things I would never have put together. But I'm very happy with the results!! Don't worry, I'm not going to get all political on you. I am very ignorant when it comes to politics. You can talk to my boyfriend about that, he's the one with the Political Science degree. My Mum wants him to be president- she thinks I'd be a good First Lady, haha.

So today has been exciting. Michelle and I booked our flights to San Francisco!! We've decided not to go to LA because it would be really hard to get about without a car, and we're just going to spend a week in SF. Any advice on things to do and see? I'm also hoping to book Chicago with my boyfriend tomorrow so my bank balance is seriously going to take a hit these next few days!! It's all going to be so worth it though- I'm so excited!!

dress- topshop
cardigan- H&M
shoes- Target
scarf- Forever 21

Well I'm supposed to be going out tonight so I'd better get on with my work first!!
Have an awesome day!!

Charlotte xxx


  1. great color combo. You did the first lady proud. I wont get all political either, but I have a Political Science degree too :)

  2. Oh, I love love love this outfit!

  3. Charlotte you look gorgeous - those colours look lovely together! It's bizaare commenting your outfits knowing we're in the same place in September! :) Hope you're good & all excited for the Royal Wedding! XXX

  4. Your colour blocking is perfect! I love your use of bright colours!

    Natasha ~ Required2BeInspired

  5. Such a pretty color combination! It really reminds me of spring. :) And the first lady is a great source of style inspiration.

    Ooo, I'm so jealous that you get to go to Chicago - it sounds like a great place. As for where to go in SF, is a great resource. I would recommend going to some places around SF, but it depends on your source of transportation because the public transportation here is pretty bad.

    It's a pity that you can't go down to Southern California though! There's alot of good destinations there (and Mexico is just a few hours away, haha)

    Okay, I'll stop rambling. :x


  6. you're a color mixing genius!

  7. fabulous. and have fun on your travels. and that's lovely inspiration

  8. I really love these colours together!! The blue and purple are fantastic. You look gorgeous and the fact that you based this look on michelle obama is awesome!!

  9. These colors together look gorg on you! Michelle Obama is quite the inspiration!

    xo Lynzy

  10. Love the color blocking. I need t invest in more solid pieces so I can give it a try soon. The scarf really pulls the whole outfit together! Beautiful. xoxo

  11. Hey there! I found your blog through the Fashion and Style Blogger Map, and when I saw that you're in Duluth, MN I got pretty excited...'cause I live just a little bit out of Duluth and am there a few times a week! :) Anyway, love your blog, and maybe we could meet up sometime! :)

    Maria Elyse

  12. Love Michelle Obama, love how you say rubbish,and love your inspired look, totally awesome!

  13. Lucky you going to SF! A friend of mine moved out there last year and she's been inviting me to come visit... have fun!


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