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How To Wear Bright Colours In The Winter – Seasonal Looks!

December 21, 2017

How to wear bright colours in the winter? Well, we have 10 days to go until it is 2018. So there are many end of year dinner parties, social meet-ups, and gatherings that require you to look your best. The weather is still gloomy and cold. And for some of us, we are still recovering from a recent cold. Well, I have actually. But nevertheless, looking chic and sassy is always at the forefront of our mind, if you love playing with your style and having fun with fashion, like me! 

How To Wear Bright Colours In The Winter - Seasonal Looks!

How To Wear Bright Colours In The Winter - Seasonal Looks!

Bright Colours – I feel like naturally at this time of year we tend to shy away from the hues of yellow, pink, green and many other bright colours that come to mind. It seems like it is a safe, trendy option to wear grey, black or navy tones. But I love that I am seeing girls go bold confidently with colour this season, which I have seen on Instagram, blogs and just around the city in general. Girls are killing it playing with colour, rocking it like it is the new black.

On the runway, the Autumn must have colour has been red. A staple shade that was a consistent theme from YSL, Gucci, Prada to our favourite high street stores such as, Zara and H&M. Being bold this season, when I was sent this two-piece set from lotd.com I knew it was the perfect outfit to wear on a date night with my partner. I also threw it on again to wear to my girlfriends birthday party. 

How To Wear Bright Colours In The Winter - Seasonal Looks!

 

I warmed to this whole look because of the yellow mustard tone, which blends perfectly with my black faux fur coat. I have lived through this winter in this coat, it is warm, chic, and a classic statement outerwear that will never go out of style.

How To Wear Bright Colours In The Winter - Seasonal Looks!

How t0 wear bright colours in the winter?

When wearing a bright colour, to balance it out I recommend to pair it with a classic outerwear, whether that is a blazer, long line coat or classic fur (depending on the occasion you are dressing for) 

How To Wear Bright Colours In The Winter - Seasonal Looks!

Co-ord – LOTD 
Faux Fur Coat – LOTD 
Shoes – Stuart Weitzman 
Photography – Michal 
Olivia Gold
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Seasonal Looks – The Satin Wrap Top and Detailed Denim

December 10, 2017

We are the in the thick of the festive season of Christmas and seasonal looks are in demand. Whether it is your work Christmas party, catching up with friends or heading out to dinner parties. There is a lot going on! It really is a fun and loving season. And of course, you need to be looking on point. Seasonal Looks - The Satin Wrap Top and Detailed Denim

Seasonal Looks – The Satin Wrap Top and Detailed Denim

 In my last few posts, I have talked about ‘dressing casual’ cool and I still have kept that vibe when dressing up during this time of year.  Jeans is always a winner and I recently purchased new denim jeans from ASOS, which are so chic and luxe with the pearl detail that sits right underneath the front pockets, which are the perfect kind of denim to wear on a night out. I paired this up with an emerald wrap top from Nasty Gal, which I love as it an all rounder top to style up or down!

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As you can also see, I have changed up my hair and doubled the length of my hair. I love it, I’ve always wanted ‘Naomi Campbell’ look and now I think I’ve achieved the look lol. 

This time of year I definitely spend time reflecting on how the year has been. I am truly thankful because it has been a GREAT year. I always go back to my journal and re-read what I wanted to accomplish and see what I stuck too, what I missed and use this time to meditate and strategize going forward into the new year with new goals and wisdom from the lessons I have learned so far. I hope you too use this time to relax and not be so hard on yourself for what didn’t work out, as everything will happen in its own good time. Always focus on maintaining a mindset of gratitude because the best is yet to come!

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Jeans – Asos

Top – Nasty Gal

Heels – Stuart Weitzman 

Photographer – Mike

Seasonal Looks - The Satin Wrap Top and Detailed Denim

Olivia Gold

Fashion

Wide Length Pants – Autumn Season

November 8, 2017

My new favourite go-to for the winter season, wide length pants. For a night out or a dinner party, I have been drawn towards a fancy trouser that is sung and cozy to tackle the wind of the winter weather. 

Wide Length Pants - Autumn Season

I recently have been expanding where I shop, and I popped into H&M and checked out their trend collection. FYI – It is one of the best high street offerings in the market. It really has runway trends as high street pieces, which isn’t as known to all general customers, unless you are fashion, fashion girl (in my opinion)! I fell in love with these wide length pants as it is a solid material which holds the shape of the trousers. The warm dirty orange is the perfect autumn colourway for this season. 

Wide Length Pants - Autumn Season

I paired it up with a satin top with a cut of shoulder and frill end sleeve. I love the mix and match of the two tones paired together. 

Lately, I have been so busy settling into a new job role that I have been very excited to be doing and immersing myself into that. So apologies for the delayed post! As you know I work in marketing and that is a separate journey from blogging that I enjoy. I definitely will be sharing more, but into the new year. 

For me having more than one stream of income is SO important, as we get older we should be thinking about how you want to live your life. So I focusing on setting up my streams of income using my skills and gifts to be purposeful. So as there are high and lows in the social media world, be mindful to build a life that is lucrative off of it. 

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Trousers – H&M (similar)

Top – Asos

Shoes – River Island 

Photography – Burchardtlens 

Olivia Gold x

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Winter Colour Block – Mixing Textures and Colours Autumn 17

October 12, 2017

The afternoons are getting shorter and the evenings are getting longer, which means winter is here. I am easing my way into my winter wardrobe by mixing textures, colours. I am leaving towards comfortable looks which are still feminine, flirty and casual. As I get older my tolerance for the cold gets less and less. I can feel it in my bones more (basically I’m getting old lol).

Introducing you to my winter wardrobe

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I brought back my pink fluffy jumper I got from H&M last winter, which I bought 2 sizes bigger, so it has that sung feel and drops on me like a hanger. I colour block this jumper with a satin finish rouge red A-line skirt, also from H&M. I love the clash of red and pink, it is a strong combination and really stands out, but also fits with the winter feel because of the clash of textures.

Adding some sass to this look I wore gold River Island heels that I have had for years that look identical to Aquazzara but are not lol. What I love about this look is, you can easily switch the heels with trainers and wear a pair of Stan Smiths and still look just as good.

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So as I start to pull out my winter favourites, let me know what you would like to see and what your winter comfort go too’s?

Winter Colour Block

SkirtH&M

JumperH&M (similar)

HeelsRiver Island (similar pair from Asos)

PhotographyBurchadtlens

Olivia Gold x

Fashion Lifestyle

Mesh Fits and Rip’s

December 1, 2016

Mesh fits and rip’s is all that it is, but it is impactful. Mixing and matching textures always results for a stylish, chic look. This is more of a cosy girl vibe that I am channelling but I like it. At the core of my style, feminine fits is home, but I always like to challenge myself to stretch myself with a new-normal.

I got these white ripped jeans from ASOSs not too long ago and I have worn them more than a doesn’t times. They are not so tight and not too baggy. Just right for the casual fit I have been looking for. I styled it with a mesh body from Wolford as it adds a sexy flare compared to just wearing general T-shirt. Of course Vans is the ultimate cosy fit footwear that works with everything so I threw them on, as I wear them most of the time.

Black and white is classic and perfect colour combo for this London winter. It is so cold, I can’t express it enough!

Random Thought – Authenticity

In the social world that we live in, it seems so easy for people to get caught up, follow suit and becomes sheep! I say this because as bloggers and influencers becoming the ‘in’ thing. People see this as easy and try to do anything to fit in and perceive the same image, lifestyle. Or even more commonly, get instant gratitude that the likes of Instagram gives people.

For me personally nothing feels more liberating that enjoying who you are and what you stand for. Not wanting to confirm and stand firm behind your beliefs, contrary to what may be popular or popping on the ‘gram’. Purpose over popularity! This is the key, in everything you do, embody and stand for purpose. That ignites authenticity and stability in that. With that being said…Please NEVER believe the hype!

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Coat – Zara

Body – Wolford (similiar)

Jeans – Asos

Shoes – Vans

Photography – Vinn

Olivia Gold x

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The Return Of The Puffa Jacket

November 22, 2016

My favourite winter purchase is The Puffa Jacket! The perfect combinatin of padding, warm and a large fit.  The puffa jacket is an all-rounder that you will wear every day. cool and comfortable which is the vibe I have been channelling this winter.

Puffa coats is so easy to style because you don’t have to be polished with your look. I typically wear my puffa with exactly how I styled it below.  I wore leather pants which are so chic for winter, along with my leather open-toe boots from Topshop. These are really cool and chic adding a little edge when I wear them. I also bought t-shirts from Footlocker which are perfect to throw on to stye with trousers. Sometimes a logo t-shirt gives a little bit more life to an outfit, dont you think? This Adidas T-shirt is from Footlocker they have a deal on currently with 2 for £20.00! Thank me later 🙂

Ending of 2016 – Random Thoughts To Share…

I feel at peace with were 2016 has taken me. Honestly, it has not been easy at all!

It’s been challenging, hard, tough to say the least. There were times this year that I dealt with anxiety and rejection. Through this time I have built strength, knowing myself deeper and proud with what I have achieved so far in my career. The possibilities are endless! And that’s what should stick when you’re in the midst of adversity.

Now I feel I can achieve anything! Never give up guys, NEVER. Eventually you will get there.

If my thoughts resonates with you, feel free hit me up as I want to use my platform to support and share my journey with you guys and start more conversations!

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Puffa Jacket – Zara

Trousers – Mango (similiar)

Boots – Topshop (similiar)

T-Shirt – Adidas UK (purchased from Footlocker)

Photography – Vinn

Olivia Gold x

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Turtle Neck – Keeping warm and sexy!

November 14, 2016

Turtle neck vibes are the perfect go to for keeping warm, as the coldness is no joke in these London streets! And it got colder quicker than anyone expected this year.

This week I’m sharing a simple chic casual winter look that I wore recently. A black simple ribbed turtle neck from Mango that i got last winter. Along with these sexy, thigh-high slit culottes from Miss guided. I got these in time from my end of summer trip to New York this September, and they are very flexible to style with different looks. I know what you’re thinking? It’s cold though. And that’s my point keeping sexy and warm and testing at times! The things you do at this young age for the love of style lol.

This season I really have played with casual style looks and really enjoy being comfortable. In my last two points I have highlighted this. My everyday looks tends to be my Nike Air Force 1’s, with jeans a turtle neck and my New Zara Puffa coat.

I sometimes play with the types of tops or jumpers and make it more feminine and sexy depending on where I’m going, just like this look.

I have been really reflective for the later of the year. A lot of things haven’t worked out and a lot of things have. I guess that is life, nothing is ever really predictable. I know I just changed the subject of this style post. It’s important I always drop an aspect of substance to blogging and being a ‘fashionista’ so to speak. There is so much more to me then fashion, I’m a marketer, working in the creative industries and building a name behind the scenes. I definitely will be sharing and putting more content on here of projects. Which will be more of projects that I am working on and my business interests.

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Jumper – Mango (last year winter, i reccomend getting a bigger size than normal)

Culottes – Missguided (similiar)

Shoes – Public Desire

Photography – Vinn

Olivia Gold x

 

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