Monday, 11 August 2014

Fashion Monday #1

Hi everyone. If you follow me on instagram, you might have seen my outfits already, but I think I am finally ready to start sharing some OOTD posts on the blog. I am not sure if the photos will be taken with my DSLR or just my phone/ipad, but I am not too fussed about it to be perfectly honest. I get my fashion inspiration via instagram every single day, so I am perfectly fine with mirror selfies. What do you think?  Anyway... After the amazing response from many lovely ladies on instagram, I decided to introduce a 'Fashion Monday' feature to the blog, to mix things up a bit. I am getting fed up with writing about beauty 95% of the time and I want to branch out to other areas of blogging. Change is good, right?

 I am not a big follower of trends, I simply dress in clothes that I feel comfortable in, clothes that suit my body type and flatter my figure. If it's a 5 year old cardigan and I look good in it, I will wear it. If it's a maternity dress and it fits me, I will wear it. I don't look at labels and I do not care if something I am buying is a size 12 or 20. If it fits me, I am happy and the number on the label doesn't change it, does it?  Most of the things I buy are from Asos, Asos Curve, New Look, George at Asda and H&M and I am currently a size 16/18, but I buy things ranging from a size 12 to 22, depending on the style and fabric. I buy from both, standard lines and plus size lines.

Sooo, every  Monday (or most Mondays), you will see either a proper outfit post, a fashion haul or a collage of my instagram photos with my recent outfits. We will see how it goes... :)

Outfit 1: New Look Inspire Heart Print Dress (black option), Cardi- TKmaxx, shoes -Asda
Outfit 2: Mini Vest Bodycon Dress (asos), White boucle blazer (asos, only £10.00), Shoes - Primark
Outfit 3: Asos Zebra Print Dress (£9.00), cardi - TKmaxx, Shoes- Lace Pumps from Shoe Zone (£9.99)

On the random photo in the bottom right corner, you can see some charity shop purchases and two pairs of Birkenstock dupes from Primark.They were only £5.00 per pair! I cannot wait to style the lace tutu and the cream kimono!

Outfit 4: Scuba Leg Trousers (£12.00 George at Asda), Shirt (New Look), Necklace: Jasper Conran, same TKmaxx cardi :)

You NEED these trousers in your life! They are sooo comfy! The fabric has a bit of stretch to it and the shape is very flattering. I cannot wait to get my mitts on the other designs. They have them in black & white floral, black and white monochrome, black with colourful floral detail and zebra print. So pretty!

I also got this Asos Boucle Blazer recently for only £10.00 and I love it! I am wearing it with a Primark tube skirt worn as a dress under a black New Look Shirt. The shoes are from Primark, but you can't really see them. They are just simple black suede wedges.

I will try to improve the quality of the photos for the next post, but let me know what you think about 'Fashion Mondays'. I might not talk about fashion a lot, but I am a spendaholic and I buy tons of new clothes, accessories etc all the time :) haha.

Sandra x



  1. I really love your fashion sense, so I'd definitely love to see the fashion posts every Monday! Those scuba leg trousers are amazing and really flatter you. I'd love to get my hands on a pair!

    Sarah | Bows & Pleats

  2. wow really beautiful outifits! enjoyed it a lot! thank you! :) Thinking about getting some of These :P just sad that we don't have ASOS here in Switzerland....but I'm prob. going to London in Autumn so there I can go :)

    xoxo Monia :**

  3. I've been thinking about doing something similar to this on my blog soon. - Although waiting till i move as our new wardrobe drawers are mirrored and I dont currently have a full length mirror! :-(

    It's a great way to show off new bits and bobs or fab sales finds!

    Leanne @ Leanne-Marie ​ x​​x

  4. Girl, you look awesome! You've done such a nice job with your figure, you're stunning! Congratulations, I know it has been a struggle. Those orange and black pants are great, I would love to snag them :)

  5. Beautiful outfit ! :) I like blazer and scuba leg trousers

  6. I am so glad you have started doing this! I know I have said it probably 6 times but I love your style! Keep up the great work! I cannot wait to see more xx

  7. you look great, love those Asda leggings! X

  8. I'm completely in love with the zebra dress Sandra :)
    Amy x | A Little Boat Sailing

  9. I love everything single outfit, especially your new trousers! And you look amazing by the way!! x

  10. Change IS GOOD. Never thought I would say it, but I'm looking forward to Mondays!!! Great idea. Xx

  11. Great outfits :) Love you style~
    I have been eyeing up that boucle jacket from ASOS but never bought it because I was worried about the fit and i wasn't sure how to style it. The zebra dress is so cute too and I'm in love with it. I think a ASOS order will be needed for me very soon :D

    Thanks for sharing, Have a lovely day! <3


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