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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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This seasons biker jacket!

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This seasons biker jacket i am loving..

You know when your looking for a casual jacket but the denim jacket just wont suffice as its just too casual for that dressy casual look that you are trying to pull off?? Well this seasons jacket that’s in every highstreet you could possibly think of is perfect and its the biker jacket…but in the pastel colours!

Its the perfect type of jacket to turn a casual look into a slightly dressier look than normal. It works with pretty much everything! You may have seen me wear it in a recent post with a dress I picked up in Debenhams, if you haven’t you’ll find the post here.

I love the colours that are available in these type of jackets and the fact that its a soft suede makes it nice and warm and not too heavy if that makes sense. Mind you, it needs to be looked after as it can easily get stained. I picked a blush pink as it goes with everything. I have spottted nice baby blues and beige also and they are equally nice. I picked this up in Stradivarius for €45.95 so it didn’t cost an arm and a leg. You’ll find it here I’ve also spotted similar in Zara but a little bit more expensive.

I kept the look simple and casual and paired it with this simple frill top from Penneys which was only €12 or something like that. Got it about a month ago although I know they are still in stock. Zara have a similar top to that here I also paired it with my black noisy may jeans which you’ll find here. The bag is parfois as before. It just goes with every outfit.

Thanks to the beautiful Irina from Happy Memories Photography for all the fab pics.

Hope you enjoyed the post, any questions just ask.

Until next time

Love 

Pam xx

 

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Day to night tops!

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Day to night tops are hard come by and when you find one my advise is nab it! This is a great one as its smart for during the day but equally as stylish for a night out with the girls straight after work!

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I love the lace in the top but I also love the white collar even more, it makes it the perfect day to night top. A monochrome look never dates and this top can be worn with tailored black trousers also. Its from Littlewoods Ireland and designed by none other than Myleene Klass its reduced here to €40.50 here.

Here’s a closer look at the top..it has see through sleeves and is see through half way down the back, its so elegant and the fit is true to size. The quality is excellent and very comfortable on. I have also worn this with blue jeans for a more casual look.

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Again I am living in this Freddy leather trousers, I can honestly say they were a great buy, I have got more than the price per wear on these. So I’d highly recommend them if you are even considering buying them. The heels are Penneys’ and a great buy as they go with loads in the wardrobe.  This top would look good tucked into a black skater skirt. To finish this look above, I always throw on a camel coat with it and it looks very smart and chic at the same time.

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If you need any more details just ask you can pm on my facebook page here.

I hope you enjoyed this look.

Pics are by the talented and lovely Emer Irish Fashaholic she is so gifted at what she does and its always so much fun working with her.

Until next time

Love Pam

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Grey jeans and How to style them: Part 2

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Grey jeans as you know I have styled with all grey everything in my last post…this time I’ve decided to wear it a different way and to show you how easy it is to style these type of coloured jeans.

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On any given day during the week its always nice to dress down, and stay comfy and casual. You’ve heard me mention school runs numerous times and this is one look with the grey jeans I usually go for first thing in the morning. Leather jackets with grey jeans always look good at anytime.

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This leather jacket is quiet old, it was a Christmas gift and its by Oasis Clothing. The beauty with Oasis is they make clothes to last and this leather jacket is lasting a lifetime. I love it, it has fur on the collar that is removable, which is an added bonus as its like two jackets in one! You will find Penneys have a similar jacket minus the fur for €23 and they are a lovely fit or you will find similar from Oasis here for €65.

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I also paired it with a simple grey t-shirt from Primark, its from last year but they have restocked them since. I love these type of tshirt as they dont stick to your body and are loose yet have a little structure. HM are great for these type tshirts and you’ll find them for €7.99 here They are great t-shirts for any type of jeans.

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I’m wearing the same grey jeans as in the previous post but you can find similar here from H&M and Noisy may

The boots are River Island and I live in these, they are extremely comfy and go with everything and are instore and available here

So my advise girls is go get those grey jeans you wont regret it!

Pics by the Fab Emer @Irishfashaholic

Until next time
Love Pam

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Jumpsuit.. its slowly becoming a staple piece for the wardrobe!

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I have a thing for a nice Jumpsuit, I have done for a long time. I particularly love tailored ones. A jumpsuit is easy you don’t really have to put too much thought into it. And best of all it looks well and is easily styled.

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This beautiful jumpsuit was from a little boutique in Waterford called Bella Dungarvan its another one of our little gem of Irish Boutiques, and they are constantly stocking gorgeous bits. I spotted this on their facebook page it was on sale for less than €40, and an absolute bargain I had to have it! The girls are so helpful and you can order over the phone too if you are not near the boutique. They update facebook all the time with gorgeous bits that land in store. And girls they constantly have fabulous bits so definitely well worth the follow. As you know I’m all about affordable pieces and they have gorgeous bits that wont break the bank.

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The jumpsuit fitted perfectly, its tailored but the top part which is completely lace add a little bit of elegance to it. I love that its black as black never dates and always looks well. I paired it with these Penneys heels but I would also pair it with sandals too and you can play around with the shoe colour or design.

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Here’s a better look at the top part as you can see its completely lace and I love the fact it has long sleeves. The jumpsuit is by a brand called Closet London, and for me their fit is always true to size and nicely tailored.

Although this is sold out in Bella Boutique but you will find my exact one here or similar jumpsuit here in Zara

Have you a favourite type Jumpsuit?

Until next time

Love Pam 

xx

Pics by the fabulous Irina from Happy Memories Photography

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Communions and what to wear Part 1

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Around this time I always get the private messages from my fabulous girls looking for a communion/confirmation outfit. Whatever it is there is always a panic about what to wear for these two particular occasions. Is it because its neither a wedding or a dinner and its somewhere in between?..I guess we all seem to put pressure on ourselves for these particular occasions. Unnecessary pressure too, seriously girls if you think hard enough about it, I’d bet you have something sitting in your wardrobe already you just haven’t thought about how to wear it differently.

For example take this skirt in the pic above, this is old about a year or two old. Its a Penney’s skirt a bargain buy and as I have two communions this year to my two equally gorgeous nieces, I’ve had to wreck my brains and wardrobe as to what to wear as I don’t want to purchase something new that I might never wear again! Hence why this skirt was pulled out.

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Its a neutral pink colour and can be matched with all different types of other colours, grey’s, whites you name it. I know there is similar skirts available here here, & here. Its a nice colour and the midi lenght is suitable for this type of occasion.  The beauty about the colour of this skirt is its always in season, and perfect for summer too. Its always good to have a neutral colour skirt like this hanging in the wardrobe as you’ll wear it over and over again.

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I paired it with a lace tshirt I picked up before christmas in Zara. They are still in stock as they are proving to be very popular and go with absolutely everything in the wardrobe. At €17.95 they are so affordable too. You’ll find them here, just make sure you pair them with high waisted skirts or jeans as it is a slight bit short in lenght. Lace tends to look good with everything and this two together work perfectly and are dressy enough for a communion.

The shoes are Savida and old stock but any nude heel/sandal or black heels will work with an outfit like this.

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I’ll pull together more looks in the next few days to help you figure out what to wear, I also think girls, skirts and tops are a nice change to wearing dresses for these type of occasion. Plus you have more of a chance of wearing the outfit again be it a top with jeans or the skirt with a different type of top.

Hope this helps and stay tuned for more

Until next time

Love Pam

All images by the lovely Eimear Irish Fashaholic

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My Style and a little boutique in the south east!

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You all know I’m all about affordable fashion and supporting local boutiques or not even local but Irish owned Boutiques.. I’ve said it so many times, everyone should pop into their local boutiques, you’ll be surprised what you’ll find and how inexpensive it can be…Everyone has this misconception that boutiques are expensive…yes some are but the majority of our Irish owned boutiques aren’t and you can find some lovely affordable pieces for any occasion. Times have changed and I have got some gorgeous pieces in the last few years from Irish owned Boutiques…

If you saw on my Facebook page the other night, I popped into a little gem of a shop located in the south east of Ireland, and discovered some beautiful pieces. In the thriving town of Dungarvan lies a Boutique called Signet-Boutique  it’s so pretty, they have an amazing collection and you’ll always find something that little bit special here. I’m lucky I visit Dungarvan a lot as my lovely sister lives there, so its hard not to pop into it when I’m visiting! Finola and the girls are incredibly helpful and so lovely. Last Saturday I popped in for a quick look, and let me tell you its never quick as you’ll be seduced by the stock!! So here’s a look at what I picked up ….

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I adore this top from Signet its one of those tops that is perfect for a night out or catch up with the girls during the daytime/evening time, its dressy but can be worn casual. The detail on this top is incredible. I love the bow part and hems on the sleeves as they are all sequins while the rest of the top is a t-shirt type material. It is the most comfiest top I’ve worn. At  €59.99 it definitely looks a lot more!!

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I paired the Top with my Freddy Leathers which you may have noticed I wear to death, I didn’t pick the leathers up in Signet but guess what ladies? Signet stock the freddy jeans and leathers!! Another good reason for you to pop in!!

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Anytime I wear these leather pants I’m inundated with questions about them! They are extremely comfy and true to size.

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The heels are my all time bargain, picked these up in Penneys for €16 .. love them!

So girls do pop into Signet if you live or are down near the area, I promise you won’t be disappointed, they are also on facebook and I’m pretty sure they’ll take orders online!! This top is only one of many fabulous pieces they have in stock. Their link is here

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Lots more looks in the pipeline and pretty busy for the next few weeks, but can I just thank Emer Irish Fashaholic for these amazing pictures. And how beautiful are the interiors in the Penthouse of the Clayton Hotel Cork City, want them for my own house :). I love working with Emer, always great fun and chats, and I wish her the best of luck with her new arrival on the way in a few weeks xx

Until next time

Love 

Pam xx

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Monday blues…Not when you meet an amazing Photographer!

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In this industry the fashion/Blogging industry you meet all different types of people. In Cork there is an amazing network of people with huge support for one another, & in general in the blogger community. At the weekend I had the pleasure of meeting another like minded lady who has a serious passion for all things fashion and an unreal sense of style. She should have been in front of the camera and not behind the lens! I met with Irina from Happy Memories Photography who is an unbelievably talented and very creative photographer but an incredibly nice person. We clicked straight away and had an amazing morning shooting some looks.

Irina is based in the south east coast and photographs Children, families, weddings, fashion and any other type of occasion. She’s also starting to focus on personal branding photography so watch this space! Irina started it about 10 years ago and  trained with some of the best photographers in the UK, USA, Ireland and Russia. Which isn’t really too surprising as she is a very talented lady! I will leave all her details at the bottom of this post so please go follow her as you’ll love what she does.

For our Shoot Saturday I kept the look nice and casual..it was freezing so this wooly jumper kept me nice and snug!

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I picked this jumper up in Vanilla Boutique and I love the embroidered detail on it. Its more a dressy, casual type jumper. And so wearable with jeans or leather pants…The bag was a lovely gift from my Hubbie. (Yes I’m spoilt!)

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The shoes I featured before and picked these up from Milanoo, they are over two years old but very good quality..these were less than €25  and are still available here.

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The jeans are such a lovely blue denim and very comfortable, I picked them up in Stradivarius for a mere €19.95 and the Coat is Penneys a bargain at €35…its lovely and lightweight which will be ideal for Summer (currently in stock)!

I had so much fun working with Irina, she has an amazing ability to put you at ease when taking pictures. You’ll find all her details here and shes a wonderful photographer so go check her out.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/happymemoriesphoto/

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/happymemoriesphotography/

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Hope you enjoyed this post as much as I did doing it…

Until next time

Pam

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The day dress for any wardrobe …My style

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A girl can never have too many dresses right?? And we always manage to find the perfect dress for a night out..but how impossible is it to find a nice day dress these days..One that will go with any type of boot be it ankle or knee high along with a pair of heels.

This one I spotted flying through Dunnes one day and though it was perfect. It sits so nice on and the shape is so forgiving. Its great paired with heels and ankle boots but for this shoot I popped on a pair of knee highs which I picked up last January in the River Island sales. There is similar here for €54!

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I love the detail in the top part of the dress it has frills and is really pretty. The neckline is lovely too. It is by Savida and there is a few still available in store, it is sold out online. The only thing I will say is size up on this.

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I loved the lenght too and it looks great with opaque tights. I throw a fur collar over it, the collar is vintage but penneys are doing similar and swamp clothing.

So there’s my perfect day time dress for you girls

Hope you like,

Until next time

Love Pam xx

Pics by Emer Irish Fashaholic

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My christmas party dress!

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So there’s been lots of parties over the Christmas..loads of fun to be had…I had one already but we’ve a few planned from Stephens day onwards…now we can all be broke trying to buy some party dresses. But when I spotted this one in Penneys I thought yep this will definitely be worn loads over the Christmas!

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Its so comfy and reminds me a little bit of the self portrait dress except its incredible comfy and not a bit stiff the material that is! Its a lace style but it was the price that surprised me, at €25 it had to go in my wardrobe! It comes in a gorgeous wine colour too but I always think black never goes out of fashion, particularly a little black dress!

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The back of it is so lovely too its see through which makes it even nicer and I love the long sleeves.

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In fact I’m dressed head to toe in Penneys, the fur scarf is penneys last season but they have lots of other colours in stock at the moment..navy, mink, grey and lots of others! The shoes are penneys are so comfy the back detail in the heel is lovely with a lace up.

Hope you liked this look, its such a fun dress and at that price you cant leave it behind!

Until next time

Love Pam xx

Pics by the fabulous Emer Irish Fashaholic

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