A Wintry OOTD: Subtle Sparkle

9 December 2015

Jacket: Oasis | Jumper: Mint Velvet | Knitted Vest: French Connection | Jeans: Topshop Jamie | Boots: Call It Spring via ASOS | Phone Case: GoCustomized*

We are now into the full swing of the festive season and in the true spirit of Christmas, I'm donning everything in my warbrobe that is remotely sparkly. For those you of you not embracing the cringey, full-out and sometimes tacky festive jumpers, here's a little bit of inspo on how to inject the glitz of the holidays into your attire. 

This snuggly Oasis jacket is one I've had for a fair few years and was well worth the investment. The weather-worn material gives it quite a unique feel too. As the #SheepskinSweats are a real first world problem, I'll only crack this out in the height of winter or when paired with a thin jumper like this one from Mint Velvet. The sheer mink colour allows this to go with pretty much anything, and the small silver beads add a subtle bit of embellishment. This metallic knitted vest from French Connection actually used to be my mums, but luckily for me it shrunk in the wash. There's currently a really similar (yet sheer) version of this in Topshop that I was about to purchase until my mother pulled this out of her warbrobe - saving me some dollar. With this jumper being slightly too big for me, I like how the silver straps of this vest can accidentally be on show and that the sparkle of it is subtley exposed through the thin material of the jumper. 

My favourite jeans ever are of course my black Topshop Jamie Jeans - the perfect high-waist, slightly cropped fit hugs my legs and hips in all the right places. I found these Call It Spring Marguarite Snake Effect Flat Western Boots over on ASOS, and they have managed to answer all of my black ankle boot prayers this year. They are so comfy and I've been looking for a pair of flat black boots since last year - 'cause I'm that fussy. I finally gave in to the blogger cliché of a marble print case with this offering from GoCustomized*. The online company specialises in personalised phone cases, and I chose this design out of their popular images but you can very easily upload your own image and they will print it for you! If you've ever wanted to design your own phone case the site is easy to use and the case is delivered shortly after placing an order. I never knew a phone case would make me feel more sophisticated until now.
How are you embracing the festive season in terms of your warbrobe?
C x

p.s. sorry for looking like such a grump in the second photo, I was really tired the day of shooting and it's the only decent full length shot haha 

Disclaimer: this phone case was gifted to me by GoCustomized.co.uk but all opinions on the site are my own and genuine, as I would never feature something on my blog that I wouldn't go out and buy myself.

44 comments

  1. Oooh- loving your knitted vest! x

    www.vleai.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Ah I'm glad you like it! It's a recent addition to my wardrobe and it looks equally lovely in the day as it does at night. Thanks for stoppping by :) x

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  2. Love this look, cool phone case too!

    Anika | anikamay.co.uk

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    1. Thank you so much Anika! I love this phone case too, even if it turns me into a basic/blogger cliché haha :) x

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    1. Ah thank Karolina! It was definitely a great find in Oasis. Thanks for reading :) x

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  4. I love this outfit, the jacket is gorgeous and the detailing on the jumper is lovely! So pretty :)

    Anoushka Probyn - A London Fashion Blog

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    1. Aw thank you Anoushka! So happy to read that you like this outfit post, this jacket is so comfy but doesn't really comprimise comfort for style which I love. The beads on the jumper and the layering detailing at the bottom is my favourite :) x

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  5. In love with that knitted vest, imagine all the style options!

    Holly
    thekittyluxe.com

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    1. Ah glad you like it! I love how festive it is and how it can be worn in both the day and night. Thanks for stopping by on my blog :) x

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  6. Absolutely obsessed with your coat, looks so warm and cosy but chic too :)

    Elle
    www.theellenextdoor.com
    xx

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    1. Thank you so much Elle! It is so warm I have to be careful not to wear it if I know I'll be in a rush as it can get too hot haha. Glad you like it :) x

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  7. That vest is gorgeous, and the jacket as well! x

    http://thatsellen.blogspot.com

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    1. Thanks Ellen! Happy to read that you like this vest and jacket - wish they were still available in the shops :( x

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  8. I love your coat, Charlotte! The color is so beautiful and rich and looks super warm, too! I hope you have a wonderful weekend, beautiful!

    XO,

    Jalisa
    www.thestylecontour.com

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    1. Aw thank you Jalisa - glad you like it! I love how the weather has worn the brown down a bit, as it gives it a bit more of an authentic feel to it. Thanks lovely :) x

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  9. You look fantastic, and your jacket is stunning! These photos are great, especially like the one where you're laughing! xx

    Jasmine || http://www.blogsallbeautyy.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. Ah thanks Jasmine! Glad you like this jacket. The photos were taken by my sister - aww thanks it was the only one I looked remotely happy in so thought I needed to include it haha :) xx

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  10. Yeeey, your jacket is so pretty and so you are! <3
    Simimaus

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    1. Aw thanks for the lovely comment Simona! Hope you liked this outfit post :) x

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  11. Such a cute outfit! Love your boots and your jacket!

    Paula
    Thirteen Thoughts

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    1. Thanks Paula! The boots have definitely been my winter saviour - it's been so hard to find sensible flat black boots over the past year :) x

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  12. This outfit is very pretty. Winter clothes are always some of my favourite. x
    http://themakeup-gypsy.blogspot.com.au/

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    1. Aw thanks so much! I usually prefer summer clothes as I feel you have more freedom with what you can wear because you're not resticted by layers - but I'm so glad you liked this wintry OOTD :) x

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  13. I adore everything about this outfit, it's perfect for winter! I'm really liking that jacket too! I've been on the hunt for some lower heeled ankle boots and really like yours!xx

    Honeypot Blogs

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    1. Aw thanks for such a sweet comment! It's definitely more tricky getting layers to look remotely stylish which is why I prefer summer clothes tbh. Yeah I was looking for some sensible black ankle boots for ages - but these are definitely the best I've found :) x

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  14. What an amazing coat! You look great!

    Mary Kate
    www.mynewchicagolife.com

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    1. Thanks Mary Kate!! It's such a warm coat and I love how the style of it hasn't been comprimised despite it :) x

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    1. It really is such a warm and cosy jacket! I wish Oasis still sold it for everyone else haha :) x

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    1. Ah thank you Gabrielle - I go tmy sister to take these using her amazing Nikon DSLR. Hope you have a lovely day too :) x

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  17. I'm still looking for a coat like that, yours is so lovely and looks so great with the knit, really cute winter outfit :)

    Dana || fashion-dew.blogspot.com

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    1. Ah really! I did get this a fair few years ago, but it's definitely worth checking what Oasis have on offer this year. Aw thanks Dana - so glad you liked this post :) x

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