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What I Wore Today – Sunday Funday

Sometimes working all day everyday can get a bit too much, sometimes it doesn’t feel too bad at all. Today was one of those surprising days when I woke up feeling great, not tired, and ready to go!

Almost every week I dread going into work but today just didn’t feel quite as bad especially knowing that once I’d finished I was driving to Banbury to meet Poppy for dinner!

I was a little skeptical this morning when I was getting dressed that I wasn’t wearing tights. I think in pretty much all of my outfit posts so far I’m wearing tights. This is because England is cold, and miserable, and wet. I recently got this skirt on sale from Miss Selfridge, it was an absolute bargain but I thought it was just too pretty to ruin with black tights underneath.

Of course, when I’m working at New Look I have to wear at least one thing that’s from the store so today I opted for my white embellished blouse. I actually got this one before Christmas but I really love it, especially the sleeve detail. Sometimes I find it a little hard to pair it nicely with things but my new skirt was the perfect opportunity!

Working in a clothes shop is sometimes hell purely for the fact that you see so many nice clothes every single minute of the day but you can’t afford to buy them all! I think I must probably spend everything that I earn there buying more clothes that I’ve seen on my shifts. I really need to walk around blind folded to stop myself!

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White Embellished Blouse – New Look
Silver Skirt – Miss Selfridge
Pink Shoes – Topshop
Watch – Swatch
Earrings – Primark

Aside from everything else today is also exciting because I just got Bloglovin! You can follow me by clicking here!

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What I Wore Today – Working Weekend

Much like all of my other weeks, this week has been super busy!

On Tuesday I got set an assignment to make the first toiles for my collection, within one week I have to make two dresses, a pair of trousers and a jacket. This doesn’t sound like a lot but when you take into consideration that I’ve been working two jobs four days a week it’s pretty overwhelming! I made the decision on Tuesday after being set all of this work that it was time to say goodbye to my job working at the Students Union.

With all the work I’ve been doing for Uni recently I’ve been feeling a bit exhausted so before I had work at New Look today I told myself I didn’t have to do anything, just relax a little. I let myself have a lie in, it was amazing! I’ve been rushing around so much that I’ve not really had much time to put into my appearance so as a luxury I actually did a full face of makeup this morning. It sounds really sad but I really enjoy doing my makeup. I probably shouldn’t, but I feel a lot more confident when I have really nice makeup on a day apposed to when I’m wearing none.

The dress that I wore today is one that I bought a few weeks back when I had my little splurge with my staff discount (oops!!) It’s really comfortable and I love how tailored it is. It is a bit short though and so not ideal for having to bend down and pick up hangers and clothes that have fallen on the floor. One of my favourite things when I’m working is someone coming up to me and asking where my outfit is from and being able to show it to them and then they buy it! I feel like I’m doing New Look proud!

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Pinafore Dress – New Look
Black Top – Asos
Tights – John Lewis
Leather Boots – Asos
Silver Earrings – Accessorize

I have work again tomorrow but I have next weekend off and I’m going home! I’m so excited to see my family and all of my lovely pets! I miss them all so much when I’m at Uni! If I’m organised enough I’ll hopefully try and write another post on my outfit tomorrow because after work I’m going to Banbury to meet one of my best friends for dinner! So excited and I want to look pretty for her! I think that treating yourself to little things like dinner out are important when you’re busy, you always need to remember to take the time to enjoy life!

 

What I Wore Today – If You Believe You Can

*Disclaimer – As an employee I receive 50% off of all full priced New Look stock, the following items were too cute to not buy, hence breaking my resolution and to purchase for an AMAZING price*

So I was at work the other day feeling a bit rubbish about my chosen outfit of the day. As an employee you’re basically a walking mannequin for the store, so should always be in the stores clothes, and hopefully make them look great! I don’t like to feel like I’m doing a bad job but last weekend I certainly did! As a girl in fashion feeling like you’re badly dressed is soul crushing.

New Look have just brought their new line out for the run up to spring and have some super nice pieces that I just couldn’t resist. I only work a 4 hour contact as my schedule is pretty busy, but I could not stand another weekend of feeling as bad as I did!

The outfit I chose to wear today was to a conference we were having at uni about freelancing and starting your own business. I love talks like that because they make me so excited for the future and things that I could potentially do with my degree. I really think that starting a laid back business from home is something I’d like to do, but it’s everyone’s dream so pretty unlikely! But you know what they say ‘If you believe you can, you’re half way there.’ One of my teachers said this back in the day at school, and it’s always stuck with me! It’s probably one of my favourite motivational quotes.

I wanted to look nice as it was a talk with people from industry and it’s no good turning up looking scruffy! I was really unsure on the boots I wore, they’ve been sat in my wardrobe since I bought them just after Christmas. I’ve been too afraid to wear them as they’re a little bit different from anything else I’ve worn before. I’m so glad I wore them today, they’re so warm and comfortable, and made me feel great!

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Check Shirt – New Look
Check Skirt – New Look
Over the Knee Boots – New Look
Black Tights – John Lewis
Oversized Earrings – Miss Selfridge