Military Look

Good Morning,

I’m sharing one final look before I head off to sun, sea and sand for a blissful week of relaxation. It’s been such a hectic and busy year and I’m so grateful to be able to take a week out in the midst of the festivities to completely chill out, recharge my batteries and enjoy some much needed downtime. My next few posts will likely be holiday related but before the bikinis and beachwear I’m sharing one final outfit that is suitable for Autumn/Winter weather.

I had a Christmas shopping day on Friday 24th November (Black Friday) which was very successful in that I managed to either order almost everything online or get what I wanted in store. The reason it was successful was because I knew exactly what I was buying every single person and had it all on the notes on my phone, ticking each gift off as I purchased. The organisation freak in me was in her element and it’s such a good feeling buying people gifts that you know they’ll enjoy and appreciate.

Anyway you’re probably wonder why I’m going on about Christmas shopping and how that relates to this outfit. I managed to only buy myself pyjamas whilst I was shopping for everyone else. This is quite an achievement as I’m the worst for buying myself things while I’m supposed to be shopping for others so I felt I had done really well. That was until the next day when I snooped on the Zara website and spotted about 100 things I wanted to buy for myself. Annoyingly, they had blazers which I was prepared to pay full price for, reduced to £29.99. I couldn’t resist such a good bargain especially as Zara never has discounts so I indulged and bought 3 blazers and two puffer style jackets. In fairness, I returned one blazer and one jacket so it wasn’t too bad after all.

This blazer was one of them and I absolutely love it. The nude shade is beautiful and perfectly complements my skin tone. The detail of the buttons down the front and on the sleeves are so elegant and precise with the classic black and gold which goes really well with the nude shade. The high neck collar is ideal as it helps to keep you warm and adds structure and finesse. The gold and black piping is subtle but effective in adding a luxurious touch. The thin lines are sleek and add to the military style of the jacket overall.

I’ve paired with black jeans for a simple look as I didn’t want to take anything away from the blazer. It’s definitely the feature of the outfit and is attention grabbing on it’s own. I have a white top underneath with black piping and flute sleeves but I’ll share that another time as you can’t see it anyway.

My sleek ankle boots go well with the blazer and jeans, adding a contrast in material. I’ve added a cosy scarf I got as a gift for my birthday to keep me warm whilst out and about. The colours match perfectly and it can be wrapped in different ways depending on the weather and outfit.

Outfit Details: Zara BlazerTopshop JeansTopshop Boots – Scarf – Mango Bag

Now I’ve got a long and busy day ahead with work then looking after my twin nieces before packing my final things and driving down to Manchester to jet off to the sun.

See ya!