Trendspotting – Check Mate

Plaid shirts, houndstooth coats and checkered anything for fall are hardly new trends, but this season things have been seamlessly integrated into fall fashion bringing new life to popular patterns.  While I will always have a soft spot for a great plaid shirt, this season I am loving the oversized checkered blazer.  This is such a versatile and wearable piece of clothing that looks great layered over jeans and a t-shirt, dressed up with a midi skirt or paired with cropped trouser for an elevated day look.  You will look fabulous however you choose to rock this trend.  Here are some of my favourite looks featuring the checkered blazer:

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If you are on the lookout for a checkered blazer to add to your fall wardrobe, here are some of my favourite ones online:

Zara:

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H & M:

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Designer:

Stella McCartney

Gucci

Maje

All images via http://www.pinterest.com

I hope that you have a fabulous day! XXS

Inspiring Interior

Today’s Inspiring Interior is a design dream.  Designed by the architecture and interior design firm Conran + Partners, this London home is a perfect lesson in timeless chic.  The muted colour palette compliments the brightly coloured furniture that has been strategically placed around the home.  I especially love the grey stone table and gorgeous green chairs in the kitchen.

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If this was my home I would make a few minor changes with the artwork and some of the lighting but overall I really love the design of this home.  It is elegant and timeless contemporary design at its finest.

I hope that you have a beautiful day! XXS❤️

All images from http://www.conranandpartners.com

 

Inspiring Interior

Hi Everyone!

My love for designer Katty Schiebeck’s work knows no bounds.  As I have mentioned before, she is one of my favourite designers.  Her work is filled with clean lines and natural light, along with sophisticated colour palettes and beautiful, unexpected details.  Today’s Inspiring Interior is no exception.  This penthouse in the Sant Gervasi neighbourhood in Barcelona is perfection.  It is a small space, but by keeping the space predominately white it feels larger and more open.  The apartment overlooks the beautiful city of Barcelona including a direct view of La Sagrada Familia in the distance.  The terrace is the perfect place to enjoy the gorgeous Spanish weather, and the large windows throughout generously permits natural light into the space.  I am obsessed with the minimally decorated living room where the decorative touches in wood and brown creates a beautiful palate against the white background.  Katty’s design talent is showcased beautifully within this apartment and I can’t wait to see what she designs next!

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All images from http://www.kattyschiebeck.com

I hope that you have a beautiful day! XXS❤️

I have this thing with shoes

Hi Everyone!

May is one of my favourite months of the year.  The days start to get longer, the sun shines a little brighter and I can finally trade in my winter boots for some fabulous footwear.  With shoes on the brain, my mood board for May reflects my current mindset as we move into the warmer months.  Enjoy!

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Photo credit: http://www.theyallhateus.com, http://www.marieclaire.com, @thezoereport,@25Park, @define_haute, @thestreetograph, @londonstreetstyle, http://www.instyle.com, http://www.pinterest.com

I hope that you have a fabulous weekend! ❤️XXS