Haul: Lana Del Rey, Polka Dots and Pleather!

Apologies for the poor photo quality!

Lana Del Rey Born to Die Deluxe Album – HMV – £14
Vogue UK March 2012 – WHSmith – £4.10
Polka Dot Trousers – H&M – £10
Close up of polka dot trousers
Pleather and fabric leggings – H&M – £10
Close up of pleather and fabric leggings

I am obsessed with Lana Del Rey, I’m sure many of you already know of that due to my incessant mentioning of her in almost every post. I can’t pinpoint exactly what it is about her that makes me adore her so much. She has a voice of gold, she looks like a style icon in the making and she seems like a breath of fresh air from all the other pop-trash songs that are played back to back on relay all day.
I will admit that I very rarely buy albums, (I have only two: Lasers by Lupe Fiasco and this) there has to be something incredible about the artist for me to go out there and buy their album. I recommend you all buy Lana Del Rey’s Deluxe Album which comes with an extra three tracks!

“Well, you know, I kind of love Lana Del Rey, just because everyone hates her and I feel protective of her. I’m not a huge fan of her music, but I think she has been treated so unfairly and I feel really defensive on her behalf. I’m drawn to her. It’s a girl crush, and I don’t know why.” – Tavi Gevinson

 Lana Del Rey recently bagged herself the cover of Vogue magazine, (read about it here) in my eyes this was inevitable really. The interview is excellent as expected, albeit, I do wish it was longer.

That’s enough of Lana Del Rey (for now). I recently bought two pairs of much needed trousers. My wardrobe is stocked chock-a-block full of denim jeans in almost every colour you can imagine, and I just wanted a change from the same old, same old.
The polka dot print of the blue trousers just really stood out to me as something that would match up well with the rest of my wardrobe.
I really love the pleather and fabric combination of the black leggings. I won’t be the first to admit that wearing 100% pleather trousers is difficult. It isn’t very practical as pleather has a nasty habit of warming up quickly and sticking to your legs as fast as you can say “it’s hot!”. Brava to the ones that can live through the heat of 100% pleather! I’m definitely not one of them, so instead, I opted for this pleather and fabric combination. I think it’s much more practical, comfortable and not to mention breathable! I also love the general contrast which speaks volumes through ever ensemble!

I have a habit of saying a lot about a little, so before I blabber on, I will bring this post to a hasty end. Do note fret, however, as I am planning out a video haul for you all very soon! Stay tuned!

Love from,

Miss Iffa
xoxo

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34 Comments

  1. Maria
    February 19, 2012 / 7:11 pm

    Oooh the leather leggings look niiiice!x

  2. Sharon
    February 19, 2012 / 9:04 pm

    I love Lana Del Rey too!And those polkadot pants look adorable, can't wait to see you wearing them.♥http://style-chameleon.blogspot.com/

  3. pinkmate
    February 19, 2012 / 11:44 pm

    the polka dot trousers are nice! Thank you for visiting and following my blog dear. Followed you back!vanessahttp://thepinkmateproject.blogspot.com/

  4. Style-Delights
    February 20, 2012 / 12:01 am

    Love your polka dot pants!!! BTW, did you see the SNL skit on Lana? Its available online..so funny!Have a great day!-JyotiStyle-Delights BlogLet's Twitter TogetherFriend and Fan on Facebook

  5. JustPatience
    February 20, 2012 / 12:06 am

    The polka dot pants look amazing.PatienceYou're invited to participate in Giveaway to win a J-Crew Bracelet and Zara Clutch worth $260:J-Crew Bracelet and Zara Clutch Giveaway

  6. Sarah
    February 20, 2012 / 4:28 am

    i love those black h&m pants! looking forward to seeing how you style them :)i have also been wondering about the pleather legging trend. idk how people do it! lolhttp://sarahriaz.blogspot.com/

  7. Sehar Bique
    February 20, 2012 / 5:50 am

    Those polka dot pants look cute 🙂 I feel dots can be teamed up with almost anything!Lovely blog and you've got yourself a new follower (gfc and bloglovin)!Do visit me and it would be great if you followed back :)Love Sehar

  8. Blaming Beauty
    February 20, 2012 / 7:06 pm

    I adore Lana Del Ray, listening to her right now!xx

  9. Anonymous
    February 20, 2012 / 8:01 pm

    Salam, Miss Iffa!I also like culture and blogging as you;congratulations for your blog; I enjoyed reading it,greetings from Rio!:)Visit me too…

  10. ART NOUVEAU
    February 20, 2012 / 9:19 pm

    Thank you my dear so much!!You are lovely and so is your blog!!xoxo

  11. Disturbed Style
    February 21, 2012 / 1:01 am

    Wow! Great things! I love it 🙂

  12. Shubana
    February 21, 2012 / 5:28 am

    Definitely feeling the love for Ms. Del Rey over here as well 🙂

  13. p▲ddi
    February 21, 2012 / 10:40 am

    Your german is so sweet,really!:) thank you so so much:) xxx

  14. Annie
    February 21, 2012 / 1:16 pm

    The hubs and I are obsessed with her album – she definitely has a unique voice!AnnieThe Other Side of Gray

  15. Life is a fairytale ♥
    February 21, 2012 / 1:24 pm

    Polka dots! <3 <3Thank you so much for the lovely comment on my blog :)I am following you now :)Awesome blog BTW!Love,Namita <3

  16. Megha Varshini
    February 21, 2012 / 6:23 pm

    love the polka dot pants… i am asking my friend to get them.. meghahttp://meghafashionista.blogspot.com

  17. Dotty Dolly
    February 21, 2012 / 9:42 pm

    Those polka dot trousers are gorgeous! – perfect for spring too! xxx

  18. The Midwest Muse
    February 21, 2012 / 10:01 pm

    Wonderful pants. Lana Del REy isn't my favorite. A new name and new lips doesn't make a new singer. I think it's all kind of weird. But people like what they like!

  19. Karishma
    February 22, 2012 / 10:30 am

    Love your style hun, I follow you back. 🙂 . Though i think there is some issue, cuz i do not see you in my followers list, please check if you are following me again. Thanks

  20. Sit Norhajjar
    February 22, 2012 / 2:31 pm

    I agree with you, 100% pleather trousers is difficult to wear..:)http://hijabcraze.blogspot.com

  21. Steffen
    February 22, 2012 / 5:35 pm

    i love lana del rey and this post!! :)www.clothesmaiden.blogspot.com

  22. Emm
    February 22, 2012 / 8:34 pm

    I love polka dots too!:) Asos & Anatomicals International Giveaway

  23. Cee
    February 23, 2012 / 3:07 am

    I don't know much about Lana Del Rey, but I must admit I'm becoming more and more intrigued 🙂 I absolutely love your polkadot trousers, how adorable! Love from your newest follower.xox,Ceehttp://cocoandvera.blogspot.com

  24. LUAR
    February 23, 2012 / 4:17 am

    Lovely post! Your new purchases are stunning.from LUARx

  25. khusbu
    February 23, 2012 / 9:22 am

    hey nice blog…want to follow each other??? let me know if u want to..and if u follow i'll follow back…take care.

  26. Anonymous
    February 23, 2012 / 12:38 pm

    liking those trousers and leggings!

  27. Miss Iffa
    February 27, 2012 / 9:53 pm

    Thank you for all the lovely comments everyone, I am replying asap! <3Much love,Miss Iffaxoxo

  28. Anonymous
    February 29, 2012 / 9:55 am

    Hello lovely 🙂 Thank you for the comment on my blog really appreciate it. You've got a great blog here i'm enjoying having a browse through your posts and the whole idea of east meets west :)would love it if you follow, cause I'm following you 🙂 xxxhttp://beautyaddictsguidetothegalaxy.blogspot.com/

  29. Style Incognito
    March 3, 2012 / 3:43 pm

    Love both the polka dots and leather!x

  30. LUCIANA ALMEIDA
    March 11, 2012 / 10:48 pm

    Hi I came to thank your visit and your comments, I'm already following your blog is perfect and loving ever come back here,,bye bye http://ladonnabambola.blogspot.com

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