02/04/2014

spring fling

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Wearing: ASOS leather jacket (similar) / H&M t-shirt / & Other Stories jeans / Sunday Somewhere sunglasses (high street alternative) / Vans sneakers

NONONO - Pumpin Blood

These pictures were taken in Amsterdam where I recently spent 4 days taking in the sights and sounds of the Dutch capital. The weather was amazing in Amsterdam, so I was able to get away with wearing just light layers. However, the weather was horrible the day I returned to the UK: cold and foggy. Hopefully, Spring will come around because it's one of my favorite seasons (the other being Autumn). This outfit is easy, casual and comfortable, which is practical for a day filled with walking and visiting museums. It also consists of several of my wardrobe staples: leather jacket, white t-shirt, blue jeans, oversized sunglasses and sneakers. Sneakers and slip-ons have been very popular for a while now, which, unlike Birkenstocks and slides, is a trend that I can actually get behind, so expect lots of sneakers and slip-ons in future outfit posts!

I struggle to find jeans that fit me. Most high street stores sell jeans in various inseam lengths but the shortest is usually 30", which is still a bit too long for me as my ideal length is 29". I find getting jeans altered inconvenient, time-consuming and expensive in the long run, so I tend to buy jeans from the petite sections or ankle length and cropped jeans. That way, I don't have to go through the hassle of getting them altered. These & Other Stories jeans are meant to be cropped and they should be for most people, but on me they hit slightly past the ankles and are the perfect length. I'm in love with these jeans: they fit well, feel comfortable and the vintage blue wash is stunning. I religiously wear skinny jeans but these are more of a straight leg style, which is something new for me and is a great addition to my wardrobe. Now I'm tempted to get them in a darker wash and in black...

85 comments :

  1. I do the same thing regarding jeans as well. I always try to find cropped styles. After all the time, effort, and then alteration costs, it does all add up and that's only if you have a good alteration person ;)

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  2. although you missed the clothes buffet, but I think that's more colourful out there in UK
    seriously I never been to UK and I'm quite jelly of you haha
    and you now get a chance travelling around Europe
    MY-Emily

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  3. Love this look
    Elegance and comfort together
    kisses
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  4. I'd love to visit Amsterdam, so good that the weather was nice for your visit! I like this cool & casual outfit, I hate shopping for jeans too! These look great on you though :)
    x Hayley-Eszti

    www.hayleyeszti.blogspot.com

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  5. I love your look,kisses.
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  6. simple but so stylish outfit! love your sneakers!
    very nice blog by the way :)

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    Juliet
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  7. timeless, classic look. and great vans, if they were mine they would be so dirty! x

    Mary
    www.littlefeatherstyle.blogspot.com

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  8. Those jeans look wonderful on you and I would love to visit Amsterdam.

    -Vogue&Heels
    www.vogueandheels.com

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  9. I agree with you! Finding a good or perfect pair of jeans is a hard task! My body is strange -- I have a booty but my legs are slim + my waist is slim too so finding a good pair isn't my cup of tea. :/

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  10. oh my gosh, loving this look head to toe

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  11. Cool look!!!

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    xoxo

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  12. This outfit is great, simple but well put together.

    I also love the little picture of you at the top of your blog, so cute!

    This was a great post, I’ll be back for more :)

    I hope you can check my blog out too sometime.

    Kendra
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  13. Lovely casual look!
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  14. urban chic!
    x

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  16. Love how casual this is and really like the jacket <3

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  17. Amazing outfit!!

    xoxo

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  18. Beautiful. Love the simplicity of this outfit but it's so rock and roll with that jacket and the sunnies!

    Feeling Stylish

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  19. casual and chic! I love it
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  20. I love your jacket :)

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  21. love how amazing those pants look! suuuper cool, casual and comfy, my fave combo! :) x
    Alice Barton ♥ TheMowWay

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  23. I know how you feel, finding a good fit for jeans.

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  24. Love your casual outfit, the jeans look great on you! X

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  25. love!!!!

    xx

    daniella

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  26. Nautical is such a great spring look - love it!

    Lulu
    simplylulustyle.com

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  27. This outfit looks great. Hope you had an absolutely amazing time in Amsterdam. I've wanted to go there for so long but living in Australia means it would be a huuuuuge trip. Buying jeans must be a hassle! I know all too well myself but on the opposite side of the scale being that 3/4 of pants (of any kind) are at least 3 inches too short so I roll them up slightly to be cropped. Whenever I come across a pair that actually fits my height I buy them in every colour they come in, haha.
    Looking forward to future posts :)

    Deb | Debra Bros Blog

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  28. I love your look,kisses.
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  29. Very cool outfit! I love your jacket and shoes!

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  30. I agree with you! They makes jeans too long! Many times I've bought jeans which are 32" and way too long haha.
    Love this simple look :)


    x Stace
    tee&fame blog

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  31. love it
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  33. Nice look :)

    Federica
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  34. Gorgeous look! :)

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  35. love!
    xx
    daniella
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  36. Thanks for your comment on my blog! Loving the sunnies xx

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  37. I think buying jeans is difficult sometimes for everyone, for shorts, for falls, for skinnies and the ones like me more curvy. I like you blog, would you like to follow each other on bloglivin and/or GFC? If you want just follow me and I will follow you back
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    Your blog looks really nice ☆
    I am following you now.
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  39. Great look =)

    xx
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  40. Rad look and cool sneakers!


    xo,
    miranda

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  41. Love the casual look.

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  42. This jeans fit you well! :)
    Love Vans!

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  43. I love the jacket, amazing outfit x

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  44. Great comfy look.
    xoxo
    Christy

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  45. nice look!
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    kiss

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  46. love your boyfriend style look

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  48. I need to get a pair of lace up vans!

    heartbeats Carola // VIENNA WEDEKIND

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  49. you look so great.
    lovely outfit
    x

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  50. love this casual look! hope you can take a look at my blog and follow if you'd like x

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  51. great outfit!
    loving your jacket
    x
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  52. Like your jeans!

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  53. Everything about this is beyond cool. Loving your jacket. xx

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  54. Hope you well! Loving this look :)

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  55. I love casual looks!! This is perfect!!!

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  56. such a cool casual outfit. you look great!

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  57. nice"!!!!!!

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  58. love your outfit!
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  59. vans all the way! xx

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  60. cool jacket :D

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  61. Just gorgeous! x

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