My Take on Monochrome

Top – Topshop

Jeans  Topshop

Shoes – Kurt Geiger

Scarf – mother’s

Hello!

I know you are probably wondering where I have been, I’ve had some lovely emails from readers wondering why I had disappeared from the blogging/vlogging world, and really, I never meant to! I have become extremely busy and preoccupied with a whole range of different things, so I’ve not had the time to post as regularly I wanted to, but I have no intention to leave blogging forever, so do not fret!

All-black and monochromatic outfits seem to be all the rage lately and I must admit, I see the appeal, it’s supposed to look smart and sharp. The trend is so popular that the usual summer white shoe trend has extended into winter, something I am definitely not complaining about (I’ve always wanted to see more white aesthetics in winter!) This outfit is my take on a (partially) monochromatic outfit, technically my jeans are burgundy and not black so I’m bending the rules a little. I couldn’t resist adding a bit of colour to the outfit, which sort of defeats the whole monochrome objective but still, I think an outfit is most interesting when it’s personalised by the person wearing them.

If you’re a regular reader then you will probably notice that I am in fact wearing heels and this is news because I hardly ever wear heels! I am a really practical person so I prefer flats over heels, just for their sheer comfort (and also for the fact that I find walking in heels frankly quite tricky!). Aside from this, I do admit that I love the aesthetic of heels and I love how feminine they look too. Another thing I’m really into at the moment are earrings, that too, dangly pretty ones! A random choice, I know, but again, I love how attractive and feminine earrings look and I think they are flattering on any face. (earrings make your neck look more slender!)

The whole concept of accessories is quite appealing to me, I appreciate the understated nature of accessory add-ons – whether that be matching nail polish, jewellery, scarves, glasses, quite literally anything, but it’s always the small things which catch my eye in an outfit. I love printed scarves and so did my mother when she was my age, so fortunately, I get to borrow from her amazing scarf collection to which she is still adding to! I picked this scarf to wear not only because it was lovely and thick, (the weather is doing that weird hot/cold thing again) but also because the burgundy undertones seem to work well with the rest of the outfit. I paired them with some gold dangly earrings. (again, my mother’s!)

Love from,

Miss Iffa
xoxo

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5 Comments

  1. Laura Hooper
    November 3, 2014 / 12:23 am

    Glad to have you back, I love your outfit; I'm always doing the same with my mum's stuff! xxDandy Girl x

  2. Meisza Adilla Herssy
    November 3, 2014 / 1:56 am

    i love ur style, especially love ur pattern scarf :))meiszaechablogspot.com

  3. Nousheen Sherazi
    November 9, 2014 / 8:14 pm

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  4. Coleen
    November 10, 2014 / 12:04 am

    I discovered you through youtube because of your blogging advice video, which really helped me a lot (thank you) and I'm now in LOVE with your blog!! Your style is just so amazing! xxcalforga.blogspot.com

  5. Alia
    January 29, 2015 / 11:40 am

    Beautiful outfit! I love your scarf 🙂

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