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I love Austin

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I love Austin yes I do, I’m packed up to head home for the summer holidays..we get the best of both worlds this summer. It feels like since moving here to Austin its been one long holiday. The weather has been so nice, warm sunny and humid at times but such a luxury compared to the weather in Ireland. I can tell you I’m not looking forward to going home to a colder perhaps wetter country but I am looking forward to seeing all my family and friends. We are so lucky we can head home for a good few weeks and my girls are so lucky not to be missing out on Irish Summers with Cousins.

We’ll always have guaranteed hot weather when we get back here so we re looking forward to a bit of rain and cold ..our Austin friends are telling us we are so lucky leaving here during summer as Austin can get incredibly hot….I was melting at 29 degrees and this week was up to 37 degrees but my Texas friends were constantly laughing at me anytime I mentioned “it was hot” and have told me it gets worse!!…I know a few of them are tempted to jump into my suitcase to escape it…

So  with my looming trip home, with this look today on the blog I’m layering up as that’s exactly what ill be doing at home in Ireland. We’ve a trip planned to Spain amid our time at home so I’ll need some summer gear too…Above I’m wearing a floral bomber I got at Michael Kors Outlet for less than $70 but you can get similar here, there is some of these jackets left in store. I have found similar jackets here and here

The shorts again I picked up at the outlets (sorry girls) they are j.crew and so so comfy..I paid about $15 and you can find similar here from Vero moda and here from Mango. The white tshirt is from Dunnes stores last year. My necklace is from The temple wolf here and I love it!! (A piece of home!)

The shoes are new look but old but they usually bring similar out every year like this pair here.

So bags are packed and we’re excited to be getting home for a while…I have been warned though to turn on my heat to full blast before I get back to Austin in August 🙂

Hope you liked the look and thanks to my fab Austin Friend Abby who you will be seeing more of on this page once I get back after the summer!!

Until next time y’all

Pam

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White Playsuit any one?

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White playsuit anyone? Not to annoy any of my Irish followers but the suns heating up in Austin and its playsuit time…let me tell you about this little number, last year while touring the states I spotted this in HM New York. I fell in love but i knew Id have no business wearing it in Ireland… low and behold just before our big move here, this white little playsuit (eyelet I might add which is my new obsession) went on sale. Now you all know me and sales!!! It was reduced down to €34 and I snapped it up!! Such a  great buy as the weather here is scorching and I’m getting plenty of wear out of it!

Now I know this is last years stock but I have spotted similar around the highstreet such as this one here  for €35 or here for a little more euros at €87. A very close playsuit to the one above is from Zara for €39.99 and you’ll find it here. Along with this one here

As you can see I paired mine with heels which are from Dunnes Stores …How I miss there ha! You can find similar from New Look here for €28.

The beauty about this playsuit is you can wear flats with it too as in sandals or trainers and it looks good. With trainers drop the belt for a more casual look. If you re wearing it with flats, change up the colour of the belt, add a tan belt and tan flat sandals and you’ve a whole different look!

The belt I picked up here stateside in Target, I love it and its a nice nude colour which will go with a lot of things in my wardrobe. It was €24 but you can find similar here

You can always play around with accessories when wearing white and add as much colour or as little colour as you please…I preferred neutral and these earrrings are from Mango again last years product but I have seen similar here.  The glasses are from TJ Maxx and are Tommy Hilfiger paid about $9 but I know you’ll get them for €29.99 in TK maxx in Ireland.

So ladies if you see a white playsuit just grab it as you will get wear out of it for a summer night out or for that long awaited summer holiday..Im still working on my tan here and my current tan is out of a bottle (still trying to master the perfect application ha!)

Until next time y’all (getting the lingo from Austin!)

PS how amazing are these murals..I plan on doing a separate post on those!!

Pam 

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Check Mate! And how to style this trend!

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(My trousers are Zara €25.95 here, and checked Coat New Look €34.95 available instores sold out online)

Check mate…So a bit late in publishing this post..had it done ages ago but Life got in the way….this season I am loving the check  print..initially when I bought the blazer above, I was suddenly transported back to being 10 years old looking at my much younger dad wearing a very similar style check jacket haha …regardless i love my current one now! So I have had a lot of private messages from you guys asking how to style these particular looks and I have pulled together a few examples for you below…

It is so easy style this look, it can be worn simply with a plain tshirt or top…Jacket is €39.99 here Earrings Warehouse €13, Dark Check jacket River Island €75 here. Black lace cami €22.99 available here. White logo tshirt Zara €9.95(in stores sold out online) similar here, Belt Topshop €20 available here. Black Jeans River Island (Amelia) €55 here.

I also love the long line Coats, penneys have a few in stock and they are fab but unfortunately way too long for my height 5’4. There is some other lovely lenght’s around and this is how I would style them.. again keeping it simple as check is a busy print! Above Pic: Jumper Oasis €47 available here,  Check Coat Zara €99.95 available here, White collared jumper Zara €25.95 sold out online available in store. River Island Molly jeans €55 available here Top shop boots €57 available here,  Check Coat New Look €49.99 here Black jeans Amelia River island as above. Flats River Island €40 available here.

Love checked Trousers at the moment so easy to style…I have all this look above in my wardrobe and wear it all the time….Black Jumper (a wardrobe staple piece) Zara €19.95 available here Patent Loafers €29.95 available here. Check Trousers Top shop €52 available here , Camel Coat €80 from Top shop available here, Center Check Trousers €57 available here, Zara Ribbed Bandeau sweater €29.95 here.

Above look: Red sweater Topshop €46 available here, Checked trousers Zara €25.95 here, Black Suede biker jacket New Look €49.95 available here, Black Ankle Boot Topshop €103 available here, and River Island Logo tshirt €22 here.

I hope you find this somewhat helpful and gives you a few ideas how to embrace the trend…as always if you have any questions just ask

Until next time

Pam 

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Back to school back to blogging

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So the little ones are gone back to school…and its back to blogging with a bang……

Its always good to take time off from blogging, I know it may seem likes its pretty easy this blogging lark but to be honest it can take over, its a constant 24/7 if you allow it and it can be demanding..its hard to switch off and not reply instantly to the private messages you can get at any hour for people looking for advice or information. But I love what I do and I love helping people who have a fashion question or problem.

The reason I set up the blog was because I love fashion and I love helping those who find it frustrating or just struggle putting things together. Now and then its demanding so in the summer months I vowed to take a step back ..and take time off, time off to spend quality time with my gorgeous girls and family.


And what a summer we had, we traveled for 4 weeks across the states an experience I hope my girls will never forget. We spend quality time with my fabulous sister Jill and her beautiful kids…the remainder of the summer was spent by the Irish coast by the beach making memories!

It was the break I needed to get away from the world of social media and all that goes with it! So back and refreshed and ready to tackle the seasons ahead 🙂

So expect lots of fashion post in the next few months

Love

Pam 

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Embroidered tops

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Embroidered tops, who else is obsessing about these?…I have I’d safely say about ten of them hanging in my wardrobe…much to my hubbies amusement..he reckons they are all the same or morphed into the same top!!

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This newest obsession above is from Zara, and it is so comfy especially with the humidity lately. It literally goes with everything and a super top to just throw on and look dressed up!

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I love the bell sleeves on this one too, sleeves are really having their moment this season aren’t they?..and I love the bell sleeve once its not down to my elbows otherwise I have an almighty mess at the end of the sleeve from mum duties!! You get the picture!

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I paired this with these super soft jeans from Noisy may and are incredible value ..these have been worn and washed now about 50 times!! New Look heels are old stock unfortunately but they do have similar online.

 A little close up of the top above. As you can see the embroidery is really pretty and its a gorgeous cotton top..I have worn this with a denim skirt and also paired it with shorts and white jeans and red heels. It washes really well and doesn’t loose its shape.. It really is a bargain buy and you’ll find the details of where to purchase here

A huge thank you to my brother Derek for these pics and to the Sheraton Athlone Hotel for use of their amazing rooms..

Hope you enjoyed this look and any questions just ask me

Until next time

Pam

xx

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Summertime tops

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Summertime tops are being pulled out and bought galore by me that is..There’s nothing nicer than tops that you can wear with white jeans or shorts and that are breathable!

Ones that you can throw on for a summer barbecue or a day time look . And that will pass as a night time look if you plan on staying out late!! Not asking for much am I? I love those kind of tops and this one is just the perfect one for that kind of occasion!

This stop was a steal from Zara and I love that there is lovely little subtle detailing on the neckline and Sleeve and hem line. It has fab bell sleeves and the lace embroidered detail is beautiful.  You can see the top in more detail here

I paired this top with white jeans  from River Island (old stock) as its gives it a great summery look and the heels are New look which you’ll find here.

The open back is lovely too again subtle but elegant details!

This top can be easily worn with shorts too and what I love about it is that its such a dressy simple look. Its the perfect summer top as the material is mainly made out of cotton and very breathable!It has an uneven hem as in it dips at the back again another thing I love about it. Covering everything so I don’t ask the question  does my bum look big in this 🙂

The pics were taking by my talented brother Derek and a huge thank you to the Sheraton Athlone Hotel for allowing us use one of their stunning rooms with amazing views, if you are ever looking for a hotel in the midlands then this is definitely one hotel you need to book!

If you have any questions about the look please feel free to message me. This top is one of my favourites at the moment and such great value!

Hope you liked it

Until next time

Pam xx

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Savida’s Perfect Red & Pink Print Dress, ideal for bursting into the Spring Summer Season!

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SavidaSavida’s red and pink print dress is an absolutely beauty to wear throughout Spring/Summer. This dress was kindly given to my by Savida for Dunnes Stores. It has the most beautiful print and such vibrant colours, I instantly fell in love.

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It is an unbelievably flattering dress as its seam waisted and skims the stomach area. I love the fact it is midi lenght and even at 5’5 it is perfect for me. It is such a high quality dress, with 100% polyester lining, and even after washing it (which you can do at a 40 degree wash) it hasn’t lost it shape or vibrancy!

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Its always so hard to find a nice dress with long sleeves and this one from Savida is perfect, I know I keep mentioning it but I cannot get over the quality. This dress is €50 but in my opinion it looks way more expensive and such good value

I paired a belt with the dress as it cinches and defines the waist even more but you don’t need to do this at all. It looks good with or without a belt.

I wore the Savida dress with these New look block heels as I feel they’ll work in the daytime and nighttime during the summer months. And I’ve even worn this dress with beige ankle boots and it looks fab. Its the perfect dress from going from day to evening time, its so versatile which is another reason I love it so much. The bag is TK Maxx and was €19.99. You’ll find the heels here and more importantly you will find the dress here online and it is also available in stores now!

So girls I’d advise you hightail it to Savida  fairly rapidly, as since wearing this dress at an event last Saturday, I have been inundated with questions about it and I know a few of you managed to snap it up..its amazing and even better in real life!!

Hope you enjoyed the post and I’ll have loads more looks to follow

Until next time

Love 

Pam x

PS. These gorgeous pics were taking by none other than my talented Brother Derek Cassells.

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Casual outfit wearing Grey jeans Part 1

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I love a casual outfit particular grey jeans, they are that one colour that seems to go with everything. I completely forgot about this pair hanging in the wardrobe. And when I pulled them out I couldn’t resist popping them on and wearing them with everything else grey in my wardrobe 🙂

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They re the kind of jeans that go with all types of colours, I’d normally pair them with a white top, or pink jumper, denim shirt , you have endless choices. These jeans are actually from Tesco F&F clothing. At the time prior to buying them, I had been to-ing and fro-ing about buying grey jeans as I wasn’t sure whether I’d wear them or not. I bought these ones for €28 they are body shaping ones and are quiet nice. They actually still stock them. Since I pulled them out I have begun to love wearing the grey jeans and will be in investing in more pairs. These ones are been worn to death!

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In order to keep it a casual outfit look, I paired them with a fine knit Zara jumper, I love the detail on the sleeve it has pearls and a slight frill, which makes it very pretty and easy to dress up. You can find it here.

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I threw this New look sleeveless coat over the whole outfit as its still quiet cold out. I love this one as I wear it with everything, I bought it over a year ago but they did bring it back in again this year. However they appear to be sold out at the moment. Oasis has a similar one in the sale and available here.

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Of course me being me, I had to add a little bit of fun to the outfit and to lift it a bit, hence the leopard print heels. I think they actually work with the outfit and are a nice change to a block coloured heel. They are fun too, these heels are old from New look but there is similar available here and here.

I’ll have more looks on how to style a grey pair of jeans and let me know how you style them?

Until next time

Love Pam 

xxx

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Keeping it girlie with a Bomber jacket

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Previously I posted a fab bomber jacket from Vanilla Boutique, and I think I’m currently having a love affair with bombers lately.

They are so easy to just thrown on over anything…this time round I threw them on with a cute skirt, and anything that’s not to hard to dress up or down is always a winner in my books!

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This bomber I picked up in new look in the sale for €18, couldnt just leave it there at that price. its a lovely comfy bomber, and the material is soft and breathable not stiff! Some sizes available here.

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The skirt is so comfy and its a fine knit kick out hem skirt from Penneys, there are still some available at the moment. Fringe boots are oldies from Dunne Stores. But you can find similar here.

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The black jumper underneath is Zara which I picked up last year but its a basic piece so they restock it every season and you’ll find it online here.

My hair was styled by the fabulous Aisling all her details are here and I popped a hairband in from New Look that cost me €4.99, my latest obsession by the way!!

All pics were by the Emer Irish Fashaholic  whose talents are never ending..

Hope you enjoy it as much as I did shooting these pics

Until next time

Pam xx

 

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Pleated skirts…keeping it semi casual!

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Pleated skirts are everywhere….similar to the tulle skirt…although not as fuller a skirt.

I love the pleated skirt, I was afraid of it at first as I always thought it would make my hips look larger than they were, but the way they have designed them with more of a floatier feel in the material, tends to sit better on my shape.

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The skirt is penneys and sits lovely, it feels so comfortable too, Asos are currently during a similar one here

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In fact the whole outfit is penneys apart from the headband which is new look and heels as before from Littlewoods for €15 here, the jumper is current stock and can be worn larger or neater which I went for, as my skirt was quiet floaty.

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As I said I paired it with nude heels but for an even more casual look you could pair it with white trainers and it would still look good

Again pics are by the Fabulous Emer Irish Fashaholic, Hair by Aisling Aisling Kelleher Bridal and Up style StylistHope you like this look

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Until next time

Pam xx

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