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Monday 22 September 2014

London Fashion Week Day 3 Outfit - Black Satin Skirt, (Faux) Mink Stole & Pointed Bow Heels

Click to item or similar; Mink Faux Fur Stole: c/o Dorothy Perkins. Top: River Island. Skirt: Coast. Sunglasses: Prada. Shoes: Russell & Bromley. Earrings & Bag: Chanel. 

Hello all!

Arabella is wearing a midi skirt. Stop the press. Alert the media. 

With this outfit, I wanted to mix various textures; jersey, satin, patent leather and faux fur. I set myself a little challenge to mix what I consider to be a very informal, casual piece; the bardot style striped jersey top, with something undeniably dressy; the voluminous satin skirt. I'm hoping I succeeded in my personal challenge. In fact, when several people photographed me and then asked 'it's all Chanel, right?' in regards to what I was wearing, when I then corrected them that it was all high street besides the bag and earrings, they were all agog! (Sigh, a girl can dream.)

The fur stole (faux, of course) - the ultimate transitional piece for autumn/winter. Whether it's a breezy but sunny September day, or a frosty December morning - a fur stole (or 10) is always an absolute necessity in my wardrobe around this time of year and in the months to come. They're perfectly versatile in the fact that they can be added and removed to a huge selection of outfits, and taken on and off throughout the day depending on the temperature. A fur stole is the cherry-on-the-cake on a new winter coat. I personally have a mildly shameful number of fur stoles, this mink style one being a new favourite. The neutral colour means that it'll compliment and work with almost any outfit; casual or formal. Of course, I have to mention the most boring element of style, practicality. It's undeniable that a fur stole, or in fact any kind of scarf can make all the difference come the colder months due to the fact that our necks seem to feel the cold more than anywhere else! 

Here's what I'm wearing (or similar!)


  1. Beautiful outfit! Love that it's mostly high street, too!


  2. I love absolutely everything about this outfit!

  3. Such a beautiful, elegant look.


  4. such a classy and elegant outfit. I love the shape of the skirt

    Tilly Enn // A Beauty and Fashion Blog

  5. You're so elegant its gorgeous
    S xx

  6. I am in love with your skirt, soooo chic xx


  7. Those Chanel earrings are incred! Love the shoes as well.

    Faye x
    i wish i could wink

  8. This look is so adorable! You look so stunning!

  9. Love this outfit, the skirt looks so pretty and 'Chanel' expensive!
    Daniella x


  10. You look just beautiful! Love your full skirt!

  11. Arabella, you are absolutely flawless. Everything about you and your blog is perfect! I hope to have your success one day. I was hoping to meet you at LFW, you sped infront of me with Becca and I was too starstruck to stop you both! I wish I did now! Anyway, keep up the brilliantly, fabulously and amazing blogging!

    Lots of love,

    Mollie, xoxo


  12. Gorgeous outfit, midi skirts look so good on you! Your style is one of my absolute favourites :) xx

    A Fashion Tale // UK Fashion Blog

  13. You look so glamorous and so chic, love everything that you're wearing!

    Emma at www.collagemepretty.blogspot.co.uk

  14. I absolutely always adore your outfits, but I have to say I'm not sure about the fur stole with this. I adore the outfit without it. Very chic and elegant (as always!)

    Those shoes are adorable!

    Katie <3

  15. That skirt is gorgeous!!! The pointy toe shoes and earings as well. Well put together, have a great weekend. http://fashionablyidu.blogspot.com/

  16. You look amazing and adorable ! I love that outfit is perfect for you Mink Eyelashes


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