Tuesday, September 29, 2015

1 Jacket, 3 Ways

Styling three ways is always a tough cookie because I am, unashamedly, a creature of habit and tend to inch slowly towards my black jeans every time, hoping that no one will notice. However, this H&M badboy turned out to be quite easy to do three ways because it's so versatile. Ha-lle-Lu-jah. It's nice and tailored which, being at the petitest end of the petite scale (a depressing admission), I always look for because I find it stops you looking like you're drowning under a mountain of material. Grey was a good colour for me too because it goes with everything, including my favourite 'colour', um, black. So, without further  ado, here are the three looks (if you want to insert your own drumroll here you're very welcome to).

LOOK 1
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For the first look, yes, ok, I went for jeans but it's the ONLY TIME, OK. I popped a faux fur collar on over the jacket, which I always find is an easy way to transform a jacket or coat/make it instantly warmer - and dug my good old thigh high boots out the wardrobe to finish the outfit off with because, let's face it, Autumn is well and truly here.

LOOK 2
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The second look I'm trying hard not to title 'Fifty Shades of Grey' but the urge is there and it's very, very strong. I picked up this dress in H&M a few months back in both grey and black - if it ain't broke, buy it twice.. I think that's how that phrase goes, anyway -  and although I'd normally wear it quite dressed up I thought I'd go for a more casual look this time, pairing it and the jacket with my favourite Senso glittery boots and a slouchy bag.

LOOK 3
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The thigh high boots make a return for look number three but the jeans don't ('thank god!', I hear you sigh). There's always a risk of looking a bit Pretty Woman-esque when pairing thigh highs with a leather mini, so I went to the entire opposite end of the scale on my top half with a prim and proper polo neck and, of course, the jacket layered over the top.

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H&M grey tailored jacket, £39.99 | Photos by B.J. Leibovitz

 So there we have it, three different looks, one jacket (and only one involving jeans - a cause for celebration if I ever heard one). Let me know which one's your favourite if there's a particular one that tickles your pickle, but try and do it out of earshot of the other outfits because I don't want them to get offended. If you're on the lookout for a new coat or jacket before Jack Frost hits I couldn't recommend H&M more; I've had a little preview of some of the A/W goodies coming in and there's some absolute bangers in there.
Yes I said bangers. 
Amy


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39 comments:

B Ramida said...

You look amazing! great styling!

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Liva Bambale said...

Great looks, love the last one!!

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eve b said...

they all look fab but i love that fur collar! the colour is really nice. those thigh high boots are killer too.

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WorldCharlotte said...

Great jacket! :)

presentsofthepast.com said...

I absolutely love that jacket and all three looks. I'm going back and forth between the 2nd and 3rd ones for my fav. I hope that jacket is still available! It's so perfect for fall and all my jackets are black because, like you, it's my favorite "color." ;)

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elza b. said...

great looks, love the green fur! such an incredible accessory!

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Eleanor Humphries said...

The fluffy green scarf is so cool! X
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The Style Rawr said...

Oh gosh, I love each and every style but that first one in particular...OH BOY! I need me some OTK boots & that jacket looks really expensive. Such fierce combos!

Tara x

P.S Are you going to the Scottish Style Awards next month? I'm really excited to visit Glasgow after watching your street style video from a few weeks back! ♥

Brigitte Hayley Beauty said...

Gorgeous looks! I think the first one is my fave, you just can't go wrong with black skinnies! x

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Joanne FashionPolaroids said...

I love this jacket, it looks so cosy! Love all the looks, those boots are amazing!! xx

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NausikaƤ Brimmel said...

I love all the looks you created, especially the last one! XX

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Elizabeth Prince said...

That dress is life <3

Elizabeth x
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Emma Walker said...

You nailed it! I think the second look may be my favorite, H&M is such a rockstar

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Winnie said...

SAME when i find an outfit i just stick with it days on end!

Caz said...

I find it so hard to buy a coat that suits me but this gave me some ideas, i'm definitely going to have a look for one at H&M :)

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Josie Pattle said...

All 3 looks are amazing (as they always are!) but look 3 is my fave. Love the pop of orange!

Josie :) x

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Camille said...

Those outfits are gorgeous ! I couldn't decide which one I like most
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Claire Petersen said...

Oh my goodness: adore that grey jacket and how you've styled it! My fave would probably have to be the last one.

Claire // Technicolour Dreamer

Amanda Moss said...

Loved this post! I think the last look is my favourite. xx

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Ashlee Favro said...

That third look is killer, loving it on you!

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Claudia Kitten said...

I love all three looks but I think the grey one is my fave!

Claudia xxx
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Trendencies Blog said...

Love the green faux fur stole in the first look but the third one is definitely my favorite!!
xx
Claudia
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Lurchhoundloves said...

LOVE all of these looks but I think the 3rd just pips it for me - gorgeous! xx

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Claudi said...

second outfit = LOVE

Laura Alksne said...

The first look is absolutely up my street!

Lix Hewett said...

Love this! Love the jacket and I'm coveting every bit of the third outfit.

Mandy Bajwa said...

That jacket looks super cosy!! Love all three looks Amy…

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Lauren S said...

That jacket is so nice, love the texture and the second outfit is a lovely light option for autumn!

Lauren x
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Taja Fox said...

Love the second look. Chic and effortless! <3

Josie said...

H&M is so good right now (but then again, when is it not?) You look great, I think my fave is the first outfit because I'm a black jeans addict too x

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Laura Christine said...

Love the jacket and how you styled all the outfits so perfectly! x Definitely want to purchase this jacket now!
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Grace Olivia said...

LOVE these looks on you chicky - rocking them as always. I think I have to say that the third look is my fave, although the first is also very you. Gorge! Gx

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Mary said...

Totally feeling all three looks - each has a USP! the fluffy scarf/dead thing ;) / the beautiful draped dress and the quilted mini skirt are gorge! And the jacket is lush of course x

Mary
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Jordan Cathleen said...

I think I'd have to fall in line with everyone else and admit that amazing green fur stole...well...stole the show. Absolutely no pun intended.

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Street style city said...

Look 3 is the best! Great combo with the leather skirt!

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Sandra said...

so beautiful outfits and looked amazing really

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