SS17: Athleisure

Another big trend this upcoming season, I mean it’s been around for a little while, but it will still be big news for SS17 and that’s music to my ears as it’s just so comfy!!

I particularly love these trousers and this take on the trend with the wide-leg (so “in” right now), unusual side split, and in my favourite tonal combination: monochrome of course.

As they’re monochrome I felt the need to team it with this Zara blouse (available here – I’ve also linked similar in the shop my outfit reel below). I loved its striking print and how different the bold star pattern is, plus it has a boat neckline, a floaty Chlo√© feel, and statement sleeves. YES, YES, AND YES. Plus stars are everywhere at the minute, and feature in a few of the big designer’s collections, including Givenchy, Saint Laurent & Dolce & Gabbana. Lucky for me, this particular one was a snippet of the price!

To add texture and a bit more quirk to the outfit, I added a furry clutch bag (an old purchase from topshop, but similar is available below – I LOVE the Marc Jacobs version (also below)).

Draped over one shoulder is one of my favourite coats from Zara at the turn of 2016 – that oversized aviator. Of course, this one shoulder look is an outfit update – not the most practical, but I love a draped coat as it is, and the one shoulder approach has also featured A LOT ¬†during fashion month, particularly draped off one shoulder, and I have to say as it’s a bit different, I’m all over it. If you can’t experiment during fashion month then when can you, right?

Lucy xxxx

P.s. one of these pictures is ultra posey (even for me) and I had to giggle at it – you can blame (storm) Doris for that one, but nevertheless I took it as a great accidental photo op! Back soon xxx

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