The Shoot

The Shoot: Chiswick House

So in case you’ve been living under a rock for the last few months, you’re probably aware that suede has been a major trend in the collections and all over the high street. To be honest, it’s a bit of a new one for me. Leather is always popular as are velvet and silks, but as a fabric, suede hasn’t seen that kind of popularity over the last few years. So in a way it’s kinda cool that it’s back in fashion and just pays homage to the seventies all over again.

I was mad to do this trend for quite a while and I was waiting on a H&M skirt to hit the stores for months, but somehow I completely missed it. Instead, Missguided provided such a great alternative, almost my entire outfit ended up from them. In a way, I’m glad the outfit for this shoot turned out the way it did, because it wasn’t just the typical seventies outfit. I’m definitely a fan of bodycon and because of my body shape it suits me better than many other styles, so it’s always a safe option to go with.

I also tried out a new brand for accessories, Accessoryo, and I kinda like these sunglasses. They’re not my usual style but they really grew on me, plus the price couldn’t be beat. Finally the clutch is from New Look and such a fun little thing for the summer. I’m really loving their clutches this season as they have everything from watermelons, ice cream lollies, pieces of fruit and other fun items. I like it, as it adds a touch of playfulness to every outfit.

Pity the weather on the day of this shoot couldn’t live up to the outfit, as it continued drizzling throughout the entire shoot, but that’s what you get when you live in good olde Blighty. 🙂

IMG_5084 IMG_5090 IMG_5100 IMG_5104 IMG_5132 IMG_5150 IMG_5178Suede crop top: Missguided, similar one found here – Suede pencil skirt: Missguided, similar one found here – Suede court heels: Missguided, found here – Lemon clutch: New Look, found here – Gold bangles: Cartier – Leather cuff: Hermès Collier de Chien – Gold sunglasses- Accessoryo, found here

 

thefashionnomad

Fresh out of college with an MA in Journalism, a passion for clothes, fashion and styling shoots, I was also the fashion editor of a magazine my colleagues and I set up called SCOPE magazine, which was disbanded three years ago. For now I'm just a freelance journalist and blogger.
Other than obsessing about fashion, I love theology and history, writing apocalyptic fiction (it's weird, I know!) and the occasional weeekend of horse-riding if I have the time and I don't injure myself in the process.

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1 Comment

  1. I love the suede outfit, and i cant believe its missguided!!!
    Do they still have it in stock?

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