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Thursday, 30 April 2015

Sleeveless Trench / Striped Trousers - Lunch on Brompton Road

Is anyone else feeling as though their wardrobe is thoroughly unprepared for Spring? I am. My summery dresses, skirts and sleeveless tops are still folded stuffed in perspex boxes in the spare room. A few weeks ago, here in the UK we had a good few days of what is by our standards, tropical heat, and now we seem to have settled into a sunny-but-chilly weather situation, and I can deal with that, for now. Every time a new season comes around I seem to entirely forget how to dress for it. I was only just getting into the layering swing, now all the clothes are coming off.

 This was a last minute 'oh my god I have no spring clothes, all I have are jumpers and leather trousers' outfit that I put together the morning before I headed to Knightsbridge for lunch with Becca and Rupert the pug. This sleeveless trench has quickly become one of my new favourite pieces. It's so well-made and heavy, but not in a way that'd make it too warm. It's so easy to throw over a multitude of dull outfits.  I was quite pleased with this outfit in the end, I feel I look a bit like a spy or a detective. Or both. A spytective. I'm not really sure of any discernible differences between a spy and a detective in terms of job responsibilities, although I imagine a spy is more tough to get a hold of. 

(Oh, and these beloved shoes of mine have just been marked down in the sale! Click on the photo below to take a look.) 

16 comments:

  1. My wardrobe is not prepared for spring either, and I don't believe that i'm prepared to make it spring ready. Love those shoes.. And it's payday <3 xx

    VanessaVonJames | Fashion Blog

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  2. I'm exactly the same, I'm awkwardly wearing knits to work in the gleaming sunshine at the mo, I need to sort it out. That trench is GORGE! I never think to even look on Lavish Alice but everyone always seems to have such gorgeous things from there!

    Made In The 1990's.

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  3. Stunning pictures, love the outfit you look so stylish, lusting after that sleeveless jacket!x

    Electra Violet ||

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  4. Love this outfit and that photo of you and Rupert is so adorable! I always find it hard to transition my wardrobe, I'm unprepared for change aha.

    Andini xx | Adventures of an Anglophile

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  5. Mmm! Your lunch looks divine as does your outfit. I love your pinstripe trousers :) X

    THEFASHION-JUNKIE

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  6. Love this outfit! Easy yet eye-catching
    Martha xo
    It's in the Details, Dahhling

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  7. This outfit is lovely. So classy and a great weather condition transition. Would love to have some key items like you have for my wardrobe. xo

    jpoppy-thats-just-me.blogspot.co.uk

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  8. gorgeous look Arabella, so chic <3

    http://amelodyofdiaries.blogspot.co.uk/
    http://www.youtube.com/marieljanina

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  9. Spring? Never heard of it... ;)

    Here in the Netherlands, spring is yet far far away. And for my wardrobe it's been the same (although I must admit that I've just accumulated my first clothing garment WITHOUT sleeves. Mayday mayday).

    Love,
    Dominique

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  10. Trench and sunglasses are needed! Great look xx

    www.2matesandablog.com

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  11. Love it! So chic and put-together.
    <3
    katsfashionfix.blogspot.com

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  12. Ha! A spytective, love it! That sleeveless trench is gorgeous and I adore your pinstripe trousers x

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  13. beautiful look! Perfect for work.

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