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White Summer Lace – Style Tales With A Thought Piece!

June 13, 2017

White Summer Lace For The Win! 

White lace In summer is a cute, fun and chic ensemble to style during the season. I have always loved the colour white and would always wear it as my birthday dress colour in the past, just because the shade is so regal. White is the perfect colour that stands out without being too ‘loud’. It it a classic, neutral tone that works with a many other colours.

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I bought this sheer lace blouse which I got from Zara and knew how I wanted to wear it. I preferred the larger fit so that I could throw it over a top or bra-let which I have here. But in future I can also wear it as a throw over, over a bikini. A versatile piece that you can style in different ways is alway handy!

Keeping it classic I wore, flared white trousers and a cream bra-let and accessorised with my new white my Chlòe inspired white hand bag from Mango!

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Thought Piece – Gram Generation vs Doing The Work

currently I have been thinking, as i always do about the gram generation that I am in an how we shouldn’t get lost in the sauce of watching too much and just do the work. With the ‘Gram Generation’ where people are constantly showing off what they’ve got, done or achieved. You can get caught up just watch and who has time to just be watching? Its crazy how you can get lost in the sauce of being the person to ‘catch the tea’ or see what’s popping first.

The disadvantages of this, is HUGE. Being in my mid-20’s the time is now it put in the work and craft and shape the career and life that i want for myself. I think many of readers can relate to this, as I am aware that many girls that follow my blog, Instagram  or twitter are hardworking girls trying to make it. Even though we support each other and visit blogs, watch Youtube video’s and all things like that. The message here is to use that as inspiration to focus what you want to achieve and crack on with it. As I said In my #Lifeofamarketinggirl post, its better to take risk than stand still!

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Trousers – Zara (previous season style)

Top – Forever 21 (old)

Shirt- Zara

Bag – Mango

Shoes – Stuart Weitzman

Photography – Vinn

Olivia Gold x

Fashion

The Iconic Blazer – Maxa Mara Inspired!

June 3, 2017

The iconic Max Mara blazer or Zara? – Lets talk about it!

I have been quiet on the blog lately, sorry! May was a month of working on various projects that’s been taking up my time, which has been more of the behind the scenes work that I do such as, fashion marketing and PR work. I will be revealing more in my #LifeOfAMarketingGirl section next week. I know some of my followers have asking for me to share more about all of that, so I plan on sharing personal work stories for ya’ll!

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Lets talk about this jacket now, as it is a major staple piece that is going into my wardrobe!

Previously in one of my style post, I spoke about fast fashion and how I wasn’t really inspired by much as of late. Then last week I was scrolling on the Zara website (as you do) and saw this blazer and thought OMG my mum would love this. It reminds of one of my favourite brands Max Mara who are renowned for creating the most amazing, classic, iconic blazers.

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What I love most about this jacket is that you can wear it over and over again, in various styles. And it reminded me to get back on track and continue to shop for classics to build a staple piece wardrobe collection. Starting with luxe basics that are versatile through the season. Zara have a lot of chic blazers and jackets at the moment in many colours but red struck my attention because it was a bold red, that compliments what I already have in my wardrobe.

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I styled the blazer with exactly how I would like to wear it out for date night. Forever 21 lace bra-let and flared trousers from Zara. Completing for a classic, sexy and feminine look. I’m thinking to style the jacket on it’s own next with knee high boots!

TrousersZara  (similar)

BlazerZara 

ShoesStuart Weitzman 

Top – Forever 21 

Photography – Vinn 

Olivia Gold x 

Fashion

Spring Double Denim

April 10, 2017

Double Denim in spring is the perfect outfit to commence the sunny days. Without doing too much too soon! As I’m delving into my spring/summer wardrobe and moving away from jumpers. Denim is a great transitional look to go for when having a busy day out with friends and family. I love this combo from Next SS17 collection. The two tone denim is so pretty and seasonal have fun with this summer!

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Keeping up or staying True to you? Let’s discuss!

A conversation that me and my friends have been having as of lately has been about style. Today so many trends are popping up, as fast fashion is getting faster, it’s like playing catch-up. But then don’t you think sometimes that you start to lose your sense of personal style! To be honest I think that’s what happened to me at the end of 2016. I was trying looks that I actually wouldn’t wear and it was difficult to put certain looks together.  Now I am taking it back to basics and working with what naturally is my core style and inspirational sources and iconic fashion brands that I love!

For example, Farfetch have a style guide segment on their site which talks about various different style habits and trends that refers back to adapting to your personal style. A big one for me that I have got inspiration from is ‘What To Wear With White Jeans. I LOVE wearing white. It is clean, classic and goes so well with everything. A style guide on this is a great go to help for me to style my white jeans with various looks.

Fashion is always evolving and you may not have the time or money to be trying to keep up with. This is where style comes in and using what you have to re-create amazing looks that embodies what your style is. Not what’s just hot for now!

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I speak to myself here and you too, let’s bring it back to basics and build out style, so that when we look back. We will be telling our kids, look child I was so hot in my twenties, I know about fashion take a look here! That is going to be such a funny time In many years to come!

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Jeans – Next

Top – Next

Shoes – Jimmy Choo

Photography – Vinn

Olivia Gold x

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Blooming!

October 5, 2016

Lately I have been juggling a few projects at a time and worrying so much about the execution, money and all these factors that you have no control over after some piont. Sometimes you may feel like that even as a blogger making sure the look your sharing is perfect, when in reality its not always like that and that really is the story about this style shoot too. But I’m so over it, (I should sound more articulate) but honestly sometimes we all need a reality check, when I first put this outfit together I was like errrr its all wrong but when I got to shooting, I felt comfortable in my skin. I felt great and it really showed when i saw the final pictures, being comfortable in your skin results for a  overall amazing finish, and that goes for many different things in life! Even if it may just be jeans, a bra top and heels!

If you’re going to love, love free

If you’re going to grow, grow free

If your going to heal, heal free

Less restrictions on your bloomings!

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Jeans – Miss Guided (similar)

Top – Forever 21 (asos version)

Black duster caridgan – ASOS

Heels – Stuart Weitzman

Photography – Ike Slimster

Olivia Gold x

Fashion

The End Of Summer Season

September 29, 2016

Hey Guys, I’m still sharing with you guys my New York Fashion Week style shots I took while enjoying the end of summer in the states. Just like that another summer has gone by 🙁 I always enjoy summer fashion you can feel sexy letting your glow shineeeee! It’s the season where colour blocking looks bomb and showing more skin is more fashionable 9within reason) and you wear outfits that are more freeing!

I shot some pieces with my friend and talented artist and photographer Ike, on the rooftop of our apartment in Williamsburg, embracing the ambiance of New York. How beautiful is this city?

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Skirt – American Apparel (Asos Version)

Shirt – Zara (New Look Version)

Bag – Zara

Heels – YSL

Photography – IkeSlimster

Olivia Gold x

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Manhattan Living

September 21, 2016

The yearly trip to New York was a world wind of networking, fashion, friends and having a good time. For those who follow me on Instagram and on Snap Chat for 2 weeks I was in the US for a number of fun festivities. First I headed to Philadelphia for two days for Made in America Festival, which consisted of seeing the likes of Rihanna, Chance the Rapper, Cold Play and many more of my favourite music artists. Then I headed back to New York for Fashion Week events, parties and of course to catch-up with old and new friends.

New York is such a fast pace city, with so much going for young creatives and most importantly the opportunity to collaborate. When I was out there I really saw young, smart women come together and work on projects and just bring one another in on opportunities which was so empowering to witness. It is something I want to embrace here in the UK, we have amazing black girls killing it within their creative area’s of expertise and it is important that we stand together and create amazing moments. Especially when the opportunities are not being handed to us, we have to stand and create them together!

I got to shoot some of my New York style looks starting with these with the dope visual creator Pierre!

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Trousers – Asos

Top – Berksha

Shoes – YSL

Photgraphy – Pierre

Olivia Gold x

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Everyday Getup

August 24, 2016

This is basically my everyday get up and go attire when I have 5 minutes to figure out what I am going to wear. To be honest that is exactly what happened when I was getting ready to shoot this and I just grabbed what I wore a few days before to basically show you LOL!

Evolving personal style is such a close personal experience and I hate that sometimes as a blogger you may feel a little pressured to look like you’re on a runway living fabulous. When in reality life is not like that, sometimes it’s all about a pair of jeans, a cute T and heels and then you run out the door to conquer the day.

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Jeans – Zara

Top – Zara (similar vibes)

Shoes – Stuart Weitzman

Photography – Vinn

Olivia Gold x