Autumn chill

Quilted black faux leather jacket: Zara (similar)
Floral printed silky tee: Primark (similar)
Silky black maxi skirt: c/o New Look (similar)
Red stack heeled flat ankle strap shoes: Dorothy Perkins
Black Bayswater: Mulberry
Rose gold boyfriend watch - Next (similar)

Summer is well and truly over and I'm still trying to avoid wearing tights so instead I'm opting for a maxi skirt to try and avoid the cold. This rather snazzy shoes were a bargain sale buy from last week. I loved the mini faux snakeskin stacked heel to help give some height and an ankle strap is always a winner. Not the most comfortable pair of shoes it has to be said but that's nothing a few plasters can't solve! I can see myself getting a lot of wear out of this faux leather jacket this autumn as it's the perfect thickness for the coming autumn months. I'll even go as far as to say it's probably my favourite thing I've brought this year. Yeah I know. That's a hell of a bold statement.

This coming week is jam packed and once again I'm burning the candle at both ends. My boyfriend was lucky enough to win iTune festival tickets to see Haim so I have that to look forward to on Saturday. I'm also out for dinner three times this week - someone say greedy?! One for a much needed catch up with my best friend, the second for Lily's birthday and the third for burger afternoon tea for Sarah's birthday. Lily's my kind of girl as we're now doing the third thing to help celebrate her birthday! I've got a few blog events to go to as well so it really is all systems go. Next week I'm looking forward to coming home from work and spending the evenings snuggled up in my pyjamas.


  1. I know that feeling of burning the candle at both ends! Love those shoes, so pretty. x

  2. Love your top Sophie! Ow a busy week for you! I desperately need to go and buy my brother's birthday presents at some point this week but all I can think of is SLEEP. See you Wednesday! xx

  3. Gorgeous outfit! Love how you styled the maxi to make it autumn friendly. The shoes are lovely! :)

  4. Love this outfit Sophie! So excited to see you!

  5. I really love this outfit, definitely a good idea to make the most of maxi skirts before it gets too wet!

    Maria xxx

  6. Yes yes yes, ive been wearing maxis too in order to avoid tights! Lovely look dear. :)

  7. Oh your jacket is stunning, perfect for Autumn! It sounds like you have a lovely week planned, yay! <3

    Jennie xo |

  8. You always look fab in every outfit. I've given in and am wearing tights ;) xx

  9. Love your jacket from Zara :) Exactly what I want :) Is it new?

    Great blog :) Do you want to follow each other via bloglovin? Just added you as a new follower :)


  10. LOVE that quilted leather jacket, gotta love a bit of quilting! x

    Sweet Monday

  11. lovely outfit and gorge shoes x

  12. serious jacket envy right here.


  13. Oh I really love that skirt, with the jacket - you look fab! xx

    Gem │ ♥ │ Miss Makeup Magpie

  14. Those shoes are just beautiful - I'm currently on a mission to replace all my floppy toshop ballet flats with ones that are slightly better quality or just not so completely flat so these will definitely be getting tried on if my local dp has any left!


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