This is no Bridget Jones

Oversized plaid blazer: c/o Missbehaver
Black stretch vest top: Primark (similar)
Black supersoft skinny jeans: Primark (similar)
Red pointed ankle strap pumps: Dorothy Perkins
Red nail polish: Knockout Liz Earle c/o
Red oval statement ring: Primark
Red plastic boyfriend watch: Toywatch

One trend I'm loving this autumn is checks and this oversized blazer certainly ticks all the boxes. It's the perfect statement piece to tap into the trend. It got many compliments on a night out so it's obviously not me that thinks it's a gem. I love the slouchy fit and the huge pockets to keep your hands toasty warm. With an eye-catching blazer i've toned down the rest of my outfit. I'm sorry but I still can't get my head around clashing prints - my heart just cant accept it. I've tried not to be a boring Boris by adding some red shoes - who said I don't live life on the edge?! A slick of red lippie would finish this outfit off but due to my head cold and dry lips, lipstick is staying firmly in my drawer. My immune system is currently taking a battering.

The lovely people at Missbehaver have offered readers of the blog a very generous 20% if they wish to treat themselves. Aren't you a lucky bunch? All you have to do is simply add story20 at the checkout and voila 20% will be taken off. Go on, treat yourself!

Total blogger problem but this rubbish weather is a complete pain. No photos outside due to the rain and indoor photos have bad lighting. Can we have summer again please?! I'm fed up of having to listen to pouring rain all weekend.

Are you getting on board with the checked trend this season?


  1. Such a lovely outfit Sophie! :)

  2. I love the blazer. I think it would work nicely with some clashing prints, but you know me, I'm a giant clashfan!

  3. ooh love the blazer, a great statement piece! I've now got that song in my head from your post title ;) x

  4. hello, I love your blog
    very perfect, is already on my list
    I'm following

  5. This blazer is lovely :) I love jackets with big pockets, my hands are always in there to keep out of the cold! x

  6. You look brilliant here, I love that jacket!

    Maria xxx

  7. I do love a bit of plaid! ;) This blazer is really nice, I like the fit!

    Tara xo

  8. the jacket is lovely and I love your choice of red shoes x

  9. Sophie I love this jacket!

  10. ooh i think i need this blazer! and i'm the same as you with clashing prints, but lets say its classy not boring ;) x

  11. Your hair is kind of perfect, what a good up do, not a hair out of place. Oh to be a neat lady! I love monochrome plaid, I think it keeps it classy so thumbs up to this!

    Emma x

  12. Aw, you look gorgeous. I wish my hair would do this!

    Lela -

  13. I love the jacket.
    This lighting is a complete nuisance :( x

    Leanne - A Slice of My Life


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