A RALPH LAUREN FAVOURITE

13 February 2017 Birmingham, UK


Well, good morning you lovely lot and sorry for being a little MIA on here. The past couple of weeks have been super busy BUT exciting for me too. I've just started a new job; so naturally I wanted to allow myself to settle a little and with that new job came a whirlwind trip to Paris! It was truly an amazing opportunity for me to be able to go but it left me mentally and physically drained. 6am wake up calls after hectic days are most definitely not for me but, of course whilst in Paris, one has to make time somewhere to take a stroll down Champs-Élysées and to see the Eiffel Tower somewhere... right?

Despite strolling down one of the most famous shopping streets in the world, I left Paris with absolutely no purchases in sight *sad face*. I guess that can only mean I have the rest of the month to make up for the poor show on my behalf. Have you been to Paris recently? Or been anywhere on holiday this month?!


Enough Paris talk (but srsly, go ASAP if you want to shop until you drop) and onto this bloody BABE of a jacket. 

This uhhhh-mazing Ralph Lauren jacket (you you read that correctly) was kindly given to me by my mother after she decided it's not really something she'd wear anymore. Of course, I swiftly took the opportunity to stick my nose in and jump at the chance to take this from her wardrobe so thanks Mom! I mean look at the detailing on the back. The bead work is all hand done and it's absolutely unreal. i know it might not be everyone's cup of tea but, it's definitely mine! 

There's a few other things I've also recently had my eye on so feel free to have a gander at my recently updated shop my wishlist section!


PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOSHUA GRICE
JACKET: RALPH LAUREN / TOP: MARKUS LUPFER / JEANS: AMERICAN APPAREL / SHOES: COS / BAG: TOPSHOP

Charlotte

THAT WHISTLES COAT

29 January 2017 Birmingham, UK


If there's anything I can actually say I like about the colder weather, it'd be the opportunity to wear big HEFTY coats like this beauty. Besides it being stupidly warm, I love the colour and of course being faux fur it's stupidly soft. I mean, just look at it?! Fluffy, pastel goodness. EVERYTHING about it is fabulous if you ask me, so a huuuuge pat on the back to you lovely people at Whistles for creating the perfect coat despite the fact you're not meant to get it wet.



To add to the already 'polar bear esque' nature of this post, what the hell, why not add an actual polar bear into the mix? Sadly not quite literally but this jumper will have to suffice. If you follow me on instagram (if you don't you should) or have read the 'about me' or have read my blog for a little while you will know that I am in fact a Menswear Design Graduate. If none of the above apply to you, I guess you know now... But anyway, Christopher Raeburn was one of the first designers I discovered when entering into my menswear journey. SO when Bicester Village had a 'British Designers' pop up I couldn't resist this rather cute number. 

Of course, one last thing. It wouldn't be a 'Charlotte' post without my beloved chunky Dr Martens. Sadly these aren't available anymore but for any of you that are interested these are called 'Bethan.' You might be able to get your hands on a pair via eBay or Depop!


PHOTOGRAPHY BY JOSHUA GRICE
COAT: WHISTLES / JUMPER: CHRISTOPHER RAEBURN / TROUSERS: ASOS (SIMILAR) / SHOES: DR MARTENS

Charlotte
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