#MyStyle: The case for premium denim brands

Not so long ago I would balk at the idea of paying a lot of money for jeans. I figured, most jeans are designed for those 5’4″ and above and I’d have to cut off a good chunk for them to fit me lengthwise, plus factor in the cost of a tailor (if I couldn’t be bothered hemming them myself),…

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#Mystyle: November outfit wrap up

My personal outfit and style posts can be found on my Instagram account @5.foot.style so if you’re interested in seeing what I wear on a daily basis please follow me!

Liebster Award nomination!

Thank you so much to the lovely newhighstreet for nominating me for the Liebster Award – what a great way to discover and follow new blogs! Please do go and check out her blog for some great style ideas.

What to wear with a pixie cut

I was watching How Do I Look the other day (don’t judge me) and Jeannie Mai told her hapless guest that hair is an accessory and the outfit should take the hairstyle into account. (She said the same thing about tattoos, but that’s another thing altogether.) One such hairstyle where this comment is particularly true is the pixie. The pixie…

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October shopping inspo: the graphic tee

With the warm weather I had the opportunity to investigate the contents of my shirt drawer and was dismayed to find: One black t-shirt One white t-shirt One grey t-shirt About 50 striped t-shirts. With such a limited repertoire I thought of adding a graphic tee to the mix. Graphic tees can be fun and worn in a variety of…

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October shopping inspo – the shoe edition

Summer is rearing its humid head and while I love my Birkenstocks with a passion, there are times when they’re not the most appropriate footwear choice (even if street style fashionistas indicate otherwise). After scoping Pinterest for outfit ideas to style my mom jeans it dawned on me that I didn’t have a pair of pretty heeled sandals, preferably in tan…

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How to wear: mom jeans

In keeping with my growing #normcore collection (Birkenstocks, all white sneakers), I now inadvertently own a pair of mom jeans. I had bought them online (which is always fraught with danger, given how painful it already is for me to shop for jeans in bricks and mortar stores) and didn’t realise how long and high the rise of these jeans…

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