onwards and upwards

07/03/2013


what i'm wearing:
monki carrie shirt
zara pinafore jumpsuit
h&m leather belt
zara ankle boots
MK watch

i've come to the conclusion that shirt does not photo well, darn you sheer fabric. i love how cool this shirt is and try to wear it any given opportunity and yesterday was one of those days. i had another informal interview for my current employer just to extend my contract and move to a new store, and as monki is a sister brand i was thought to myself "hurrah i'll wear it to get in there good books showing that i wear their brand". low and behold when i went they loved the fact i was wearing it, gold star for me. i'd originally planned on buying the river island dunagrees (here) as a quick go to buy for the benefit event but when me and my sister popped in, of course they weren't there. i had a little bit of a stress on because it left me in a pickle, however i ended up buying a topshop playsuit to wear instead (see me wearing it here). as we were leaving i decided to have a little wander into zara and instantly fell in love with a much better alternative to what i had been looking for. it's one of those pieces you can't walk away from and know you have to buy.. or maybe that's just me as i have a shopping problem. for me personally this is a lot more 'masculine' than how i usually dress. of course i imagine myself wearing items like this, but in a world where it's acceptable to walk around in heels and have a make up and hair artist following me at all times. alas i do not live in this glamorous environment. i do intend to always wear my hair down so its provides a much softer look to the outfit, i only wore mine up because i had messy second day hair and wanted to look well presented for my interview. what i love about this pinafore jumpsuit is how it just defines simplistic fashion. compared to the original dunagree style i wanted the fastening is hidden, making it look so much more smart and high end. i've tried them on with a few pieces and i love how versatile they are, you can dress them up with shirts or dress them down with a t-shirt. for £39.99 you can't go wrong. two words, staple piece. hope you like.

43 comments

  1. I want your jumpsuit!

    Be great if you could check out my latests posts on my: Boohoo Global Styler entry & BeeJewels curb chain necklace review

    I am also running my 1st blog giveaway here where you could win MAC, Jewellery plus other goodies.

    Thanks! Charlie xx LurchHoundLoves.com | UK Fashion Blog

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  2. You loook gorgeous!!!! completely love your whole outfit, I am absolutely loving this dungaree/overall trend right now, maybe you could check out my take on it here

    http://whatsnewpussycatt.blogspot.co.uk/2013/02/overall-overhaul.html

    Love your blog sweet

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    1. Checked it out, I really enjoyed how you wore them :) x

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  3. That shirt is gorgeous, you look lovely!

    thatswhatsophiesaid.blogspot.co.uk

    xo

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  4. ah i never have much luck photographing sheer things, you look lovely all the same, love your zara jumpsuit! ox

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  5. Love this outfit, loving pinafore dresses right now and your jumpsuit! :)

    x

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    1. Thanks doll, that's next on my list a pinafore dress x

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  6. Such a great outfit! I love how you paired the collared shirt with the jumpsuit. x

    Tanya from Cats and Clothing

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  7. cute outfit! xx

    http://leishaaxo.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. Aw I love that jumpsuit, wish I had the confidence to wear something like this.
    Holly xo

    http://hollslucy.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. I'm sure you'd look great in something like this Holly :) x

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  9. I have fallen in love with this jumpsuit. So cute, I want...
    Knowing my luck, next time I go into Zara it wont be there :( xo

    http://forthelove-of-fashion.blogspot.com

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    1. Just have a look, you never know! Let me know if you do get it though doll x

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  10. I neeeeeed that jumpsuit so much, you look amazing!
    - jennabarbara.blogspot.co.uk xxx

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    1. Aw thanks Jenna! Get it, you'd look so good in it xx

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  11. This jumpsuit looks gorgeous on you! I love your printed blouse underneath too. X

    http://whatisinherwardrobe.blogspot.co.uk

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  12. You look amazing! Xo

    taylorpluslife.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. It's crazy isn't it? People always look at it strange haha :D x

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  14. This outfit is amazing!

    www.insomeoneseyes.blogspot.com

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  15. absolutely love your dungarees and how you've styled them! and I will always love your blouse :) xx

    armariodedanielle.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Thanks Danielle, I think might do I how I can style them in different ways x

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  16. Love love love the dungarees!
    http://my-fashionobsession.blogspot.com/

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  17. Loooovve the combination of the elegant jumpsuit with the crazy eye shirt! Really original and daring. Love your posts and I'm now following you!

    http://annettibus.blogspot.ie/

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    1. Thanks for following Annette, hope you like all my future posts :) x

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  18. I love this whole outfit, especially the jumpsuit, it's gorgeous :)

    Rachel @ AMomentInTime.
    xo

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  19. OKAY SO IN LOVE
    That jumpsuit is gorgeous
    http://shradhaloves.blogspot.co.uk/
    S xx

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  20. The eye shirt is crazy! Love it! x

    http://aztecdoll.blogspot.co.uk/

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  21. I'm in love with that top! I wish it was in my closet!

    <3 Melissa
    wildflwrchild.blogspot.com

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    1. Get it, I think it's so inexpensive! x

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  22. gorgeous style, adoring your blog!
    check out our new blog – behind the scenes at our fashion agency!

    lots of love from La-La Land
    xx

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  23. Newest follower to your blog! I LOVE this eye top, amazingggg!
    Jessie xoxo

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  24. I really love this outfit! Just found your blog and I really like your style. The shoes are very nice too :D

    Great post!

    XO
    scribblesofvalerie.blogspot.com

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  25. This looks gorgeous on you!

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  26. Adore this outfit :)!
    looks amazing

    aroseandacupoftea.blogspot.co.uk

    x

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  27. Absolutely love this outfit. Especially the pinafore jumpsuit - it looks like a piece fit for effortless style. Team it with a cute shirt and some heels and you've got a great girly look!

    chelseyxlou.blogspot.co.uk xo

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  28. I loving the pattern on this shirt!

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  29. Shirt is very nice, I really like the print. MK watch, I have it too. It's just adorable i wear it nearly all the time. Ankle boots are nice too. Great look

    Ewelina
    xxx
    dublinchiclifestyle.blogspot.com

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  30. You have such a unique style Charissa, I love it. I really wish I could pull off all of your outfits, you look fantastic in them! x

    Victoria x

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  31. I've been wanting to buy this shirt for so long now, I love it!

    www.laurensibs.blogspot.co.uk

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  32. Love love love this shirt, it's amazing :-)
    http://wwwclairabelle.blogspot.co.uk

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