Purchase of the Month [APR] – LONG SLEEVE WRAP FRONT STRIPE BLOUSE (Misguided)

We are in the month of May and here I am blogging about April’s Purchase of the Month! My apologies! April was a busy month as work took over my life…and I think I just about got it under control! However my lovely readers, you have no idea how worryingly obsessed I have become with one item that I bought in the month of April.

I have been accumulating clothes for the spring season and this blouse I bought in April gets the first prize. Although the blouse does not shout SPRING, it is very lightweight and looks extremely chic when worn. Before I start praising about this blouse, I definitely need to tell you about Misguided – online shop from where I bought this blouse. Misguided provides on-trend, edgy and chic fashion which is affordable and to top things off, they offer student discount for students in the UK.

This season, I have noticed that Stripes are everywhere! Most of well-known high street shops like Topshop, River Island, and H&M have their rails stocked with clothing items that have stripes incorporated to them. I am not complaining at all, I love it!

All you stripe lovers, let me know if you are one by commenting below with #stripelove!

Back to the blog post, where was I? Oh yes, the Misguided blouse! Since, I’m working full time; I always look out for formal clothing that can also be worn on casual days too. This top is perfect for that! This blouse is definitely a statement piece that can be paired with either a slim-leg formal trouser or even with an all-black smart pencil skirt.

Purchase of the Month: Misguided Stripe Blouse
Purchase of the Month: Misguided Stripe Blouse
Purchase of the Month: Misguided Stripe Blouse
Purchase of the Month: Misguided Stripe Blouse

Outfit Details
| blouse: Misguided |
| trousers: New Look |
| shoes: Local Botique |
| bag: Topshop |
| sunglasses: River Island |

This look can be easily transitioned into a night time outfit where I have added heels and a clutch bag to complete the outfit.

Purchase of the Month: Misguided Stripe Blouse
Purchase of the Month: Misguided Stripe Blouse
Purchase of the Month: Misguided Stripe Blouse
Purchase of the Month: Misguided Stripe Blouse

 Outfit Details
| blouse: Misguided |
| trousers: New Look |
| shoes: Gift |
| clutch: New Look|

Would you wear this look? I would love to hear your thoughts! Let me know by commenting below!

Purchase of the Month [JAN] – ASOS Bellfield Winter Coat

January 2015 is coming to an end and that’s means I get to share with you with my Purchase of the Month! How exciting! Before getting into that, don’t you think that this month has flown by super quick? Bring on February!  Any of you guys celebrating your birthday next month?

Anyway, I went a little off-topic there for a bit! Apologies! Let’s get back to what this blog post is all about! You read the title right? My Purchase of the Month is a Bellfield winter coat from ASOS. Every winter I am always on the hunt for the perfect coat that I could wear on a day to day basis which would protect me from the unpredictable, and moody weather conditions here in the UK.

The search for this year’s perfect winter coat started in October last year. Now you might think this is strange, but I have a few requirements that I need my ideal everyday winter coat to have. This makes the search a lot harder. They are:

  1. Hood is a must for the coat.
  2. The faux fur accessory attached to the hood must not be detachable.
  3. Reasonable pockets are needed.
  4. Must be able to keep me warm and protect me from rain, sleet or snow!

The length of the coat must be long enough to cover my bottom. (Writing ‘bottom’ there reminded me of the minion joke from the movie Despicable Me 2 and I giggled! Let me remind you what that joke is: Click Me!)

Do you think these requirements are bit over the top? Let me know…

Let me tell you, finding a coat that ticks all those boxes is really hard. My search began in the shops where I could physically try the coats on, when I didn’t find the one in the shops, I turned to on-line shopping. After countless on and off hours of scouring the internet shops, I found the one. Not only this coat ticks all the boxes written above, the price that I got this coat for, could possibly blow your mind.

£39 from a huge £65! 

The bargain made the coat even more irresistible and I went for it! I have to say shopping online can be a super hit or the biggest flop, so I was apprehensive till I actually got it in my hand and tried it on. It is safe to say now, that I do indeed love it! A few weeks back, UK experienced and still experiencing a cold snap where the temperatures dropped below the sub-zeros. Happy to report that my winter coat kept me warm and snuggled up and I’m very glad it did!

Purchase of the Month: Bellfield Winter Coat

 Outfit Details
| coat: ASOS |
| jeans: New Look |
| jumper: Primark |
| boots: Clarks |

Purchase of the Month: Bellfield Winter Coat

All credits to my beautiful mum for being the photographer (it was her first time!). Thank You Mum! Don’t you think she did a good job?!

Purchase of the Month: Bellfield Winter Coat
Purchase of the Month: Bellfield Winter Coat

This coat is still on sale in ASOS, so if you are still looking for that winter coat, I’d say go grab it now!

Do let me know your thoughts on this winter coat!

Is this coat a super hit or the biggest flop for you?