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(Hat: ASOS, Coat: C/O River Island, Top: C/O River Island, Shorts: Vintage, Shoes: Office, Bag: Lulu Guinness)

Over the last few weeks I've surprised (and surpassed) myself by the lack of clothes shopping I've done (wow Liv, real skill required there), and despite a little Orla Kiely sale purchase, have been utilising things I already have in my wardrobe, and have had for a fair while- such as these leather shorts, which are possibly one of the oldest things I have (positively vintage, daaahling). Having received them when I was about 16 from one of my best friends, they've seen me through my 'can-I-just-be-in-CSS-already' and nu-rave phases (when Popworld Alexa Chung was all that mattered), and on to days when my style is in some sartorial limbo, and pretending to be both Edie Sedgewick and Charlotte Rampling all in one- but I'll let you decide on that one.

On another slightly unrelated note, three ladies who are unfathomably talented; Meg, Emma and Laura shared this video last night- and I can honestly say it's one of the best things I've seen so far this year (and deary me, I feel I've seen a lot- here's looking at you Twitter). I won't spoil anything here, and encourage you to watch it yourself, but in short- it's about celebrating each other as women, and bloody well supporting each other in our successes and achievements- which I think we can all agree, should be done by errry'one. We're all amazing, and more importantly different, and this video sums up a lot of things I wish I could have articulated quite as well. Good on you ladies!

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and here's what I wore...




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(Hat: ASOS, Coat: C/O River Island, Top: C/O River Island, Shorts: Vintage, Shoes: Office, Bag: Lulu Guinness)

Over the last few weeks I've surprised (and surpassed) myself by the lack of clothes shopping I've done (wow Liv, real skill required there), and despite a little Orla Kiely sale purchase, have been utilising things I already have in my wardrobe, and have had for a fair while- such as these leather shorts, which are possibly one of the oldest things I have (positively vintage, daaahling). Having received them when I was about 16 from one of my best friends, they've seen me through my 'can-I-just-be-in-CSS-already' and nu-rave phases (when Popworld Alexa Chung was all that mattered), and on to days when my style is in some sartorial limbo, and pretending to be both Edie Sedgewick and Charlotte Rampling all in one- but I'll let you decide on that one.

On another slightly unrelated note, three ladies who are unfathomably talented; Meg, Emma and Laura shared this video last night- and I can honestly say it's one of the best things I've seen so far this year (and deary me, I feel I've seen a lot- here's looking at you Twitter). I won't spoil anything here, and encourage you to watch it yourself, but in short- it's about celebrating each other as women, and bloody well supporting each other in our successes and achievements- which I think we can all agree, should be done by errry'one. We're all amazing, and more importantly different, and this video sums up a lot of things I wish I could have articulated quite as well. Good on you ladies!

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and here's what I wore...




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75 comments:

  1. This is such a cute post! I'm loving the retro vibe. And that aqua door is sooo inspiring.

    -Kate
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  2. Such a cute post! I'm loving the retro vibe. And that aqua door is soooo inspiring!

    -Kate
    http://www.katekoutures.blogspot.com/

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  3. I love your styling in clothing but also when it comes to your writing. Very quirky and unique in both areas. We all need to start hunting through our wardrobes and recycling some of our older items rather than buying new all of the time, as you have just proven, you can find some hidden treasures that you may have forgotten all about :)

    Dominique x

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  4. Gorgeous outfit :), I have been looking for boots quite similar to these x

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  5. Do you ever get it wrong? You look lovely as always. I'm really loving this monochrome outfit, especially as you've incorporated so many great textures :) X

    THEFASHION-JUNKIE

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  6. I really love the t-shirt! Anything stripy is perfect haha :)

    Emily x
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  7. Love your LLG shoulder bag, it is just too cute Olivia xx

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  8. Beautiful photographs, you're a true English rose, aren't you? Oh, and that chained clutch bag? To die for!

    I write about fashion designers and celebrity fashion. I followed your blog, could you follow mine in return? (: Your blog is incredibly beautiful!

    Eamonn Collins,
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  9. Amei a bolsa, seu look está lindo!

    Beijos, Jell & Marcelo
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  10. Wonderful photos as always, you always pick the most picturesque locations! Lovely outfit too and I'll definitely have a look at that video you mentioned! Hope you're having a great day :)
    Hannah x
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  11. You always look so chic and sophisticated Liv! I really love your ladylike style.

    Beth xo.

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  12. That coat is so luxurious!

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  13. I adore this look on you....and I love the lipstick detail on the bag. ;)

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  14. Always looking gorgeous, such a great Parisienne chic outfit! Great coat and hat!

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  15. i love your style! that coat is gorgeous!
    ladies in navy

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  16. Aw!! That bag is the sweetest thing ever.

    Warm Regards,
    Alexandra
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  17. Love the stripes and high-waist shorts pairing. Very chic!

    x Sarah
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  18. Pefect look:) xx
    Bianka
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  19. Love this outfit, and the bag is so cute!
    Maddy, xo // UNSTITCHEDD

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  20. Those leather shorts are so stunning!! They make a really nice alternative to jeans (which I'm very guilty of living in!) I really need to branch out a bit more :)
    Love Holly x

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  21. I love blac&white combination(I feel like I'm telling that a lot lately),you look so beautiful,amazing outfit ♥

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  22. Absolutely stunning Olivia. Your photographs are breathtaking.

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  23. You look fab, love the ankle boots! :)
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  24. I love this coat! I'm always a bit conscious about having my sleeves showing over a shorter sleeved coat, but I actually think you have pulled it off really well!
    Sam xx
    knockoutcouture.blogspot.co.uk

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  25. Adorable photos and fantastic look, your bag is super cute!

    Printed or Plain

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  26. This is a gorgeous outfit, I love it! :) x

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  27. You look amazing Liv! I have been drooling over that bag for so long, along with every other Lulu Guinness bag out there.

    Holly | holly la beau

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  28. Great look these shorts are amazing, I wish they were available to purchase!

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  29. Amazing leather shorts!
    ♥♥♥
    Jeanne
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  30. Love that coat!

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  31. I love your white coat
    xo
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  32. you always gorgeous!! love the photos!!

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  33. Lovely photos Liv! I really like your top! X
    Charlotte - http://charlottesophiaroberts.blogspot.co.uk

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  34. love your coat!

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  35. Lovely post, you look amazing ! :)
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  36. The perfect monochrome look, I definitely post a lot of monochrome on my blog!

    infinity of fashion// Lucy Jane

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  37. Your shorts are making me want to whack my faux leather shorts out asap - thank you for the inspiration!

    Lauren x
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  38. Great photo♥

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  39. What a stunning look. xox

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  40. Love the coat!

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  41. I love this look on you, the coat is absolutely gorgeous!

    Tessa at Bramble & Thorn

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  42. That coat is absolutely gorgeous! I'd love a white coat <3
    And those shorts are so cool too :)

    CAT xo

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  43. Amazing post, I love the striped top and I so want that cute volkswagen now.
    Tegan xx - Permanent Procrastination

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  44. That bag is to die for! Your style is always so casual, lovely and unique, I love it!

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  45. Gorgeous look! The car is so cute! x

    Blog Marjorie

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  46. Nice outfit !

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  47. I love how you make those shorts look so easy to style! All the elements in this look play off one another so well, and I'm all for a monochrome color palette. Love it Olivia!
    Amber | Lovely Notions

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  48. That jacket is perfect, and looks so good with your striped sleeves poking out!

    xo Kenzie
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  49. That bag! I love it! :D

    ~ Hannelore

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  50. I really love how you put thought in to the staging of your images, the coat is out of this world!! HUGE WELL DONE on Grazia btw! xxx

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  51. Obsessed with your purse! Unfortunately, I don't have any "vintage" clothes I've kept from my past. Well, I've kept old clothes, but I haven't worn them, because I can't fit in them anymore :P It's really cool that you have such a durable and versatile item like your leather shorts! -Audrey | Brunch at Audrey's

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  52. Such a lovely post and you look gorgeous! I've been wanting a pair of leather shorts for literally years and have just never found the right pair, here's hoping in 2015 they find their way to me! xo

    LJLV | UK Personal Style

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  53. Love this look! Your coat collection is absolutely stunning Liv, each post you pull out a new beauty that has me craving to go shopping.

    xx

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  54. How do you look so bloody good in hats?!
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  55. I love it when you can wear something forever leathers always got for that.
    Lauren
    livinginaboxx

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  56. Love this coat and I am so jealous of your Lulu Guinness bag!

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  57. I lovee this look! That top is gorgeous! Those shorts are amazing too, and that the hat is the perfect touch! Beautiful pictures xx
    Summer,

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  58. That is the cutest little car! Love your outfit, especially that coat!

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  59. Lovely photographs and outfit. Really loving the long sleeved, stripy top x

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  60. I love the way you have styled this outfit.

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  61. Need that coat! X

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  62. You look great! Thanks for sharing the youtube video too - I just watched it, it's great :)

    Hannah x
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  63. the coat is SO cute and snuggly looking, Liv xx

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  64. Such a lovely outfit, want this coat now! x

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  65. Your posts are so beautifully constructed Olivia, you have got to be one of the best fashion bloggers out there!

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  66. I adore this, so chic Liv x

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  67. I'm a sucker for stripes. This outfit is perfect.

    xx,
    thetinydarling.com/

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  68. cool bag!


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  69. Looking lovely, that coats a dream!

    Louise x

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  70. Adore a good monochrome look! Coat is gorge and chic and those stripes are bringing the funky, really like it xx
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  71. you've made me want to dig out my leather shorts! such a cute outfit! :)

    Rose and Weston x

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  72. Love your coat, and that car is adorable!! It's my dream car :)

    xx alyssa
    visionsofnyc.blogspot.com

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