Transeasonal Denim Done Two Ways

March 29, 2018

Has anyone else felt like March has been an insanely emotionally challenging month? My personal life has felt like a pan of scrambled eggs. Everything from work deadlines to challenging health obstacles I’ve never so eagerly awaited the end of a month as much as I have with March 2018. (Not that the end of a month solves anything but you know, clean slate just helps things mentally.)

At least seasons are changing and I’m grateful for that. I just adore transeasonal dressing. More layers = more fun!

Speaking of transeasonal, is there anything more versatile than a denim jacket? This one has a dark black wash and finished with light brushing and abrasions for a beautiful lived-in feel. I was clearly inspired by the 70’s and the flower power kids, embracing my inner hippy with a floral maxi dress paired with some comfy trainers for the perfect effortless street style  look.

Wearing:
Country Road maxi dress
Country Road black denim jacket
Country Road leather handbag
Falke anklets
Converse trainers
Lucy Williams x Missoma mini fang necklace
Adam Soloman x Le Spec sunglasses via MatchesFashion

Denim overalls – the ultimate off-duty style. A.k.a coffee hunting outfit. Comfortable and adaptable for any situation or style. Also having a major crush on beret’s at the moment ever since I discovered they the perfect beanie alternative, they really do keep your ears warm!

Which look do you prefer? L.A chic flower power gal or wannabe Parisian painter?

wearing:
Country Road denim overalls 
Country Road roll neck knit
Vintage basket bag
Falke anklets
Converse trainers
Dreamland Vintage beret 

*Shot in collaboration with Country Road.  All views and opinions are my own.

Styling & Creative 
Emma Jane Menteath

Photography 
Justin Polkey 

Get the Look

October 28, 2015

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It’s a bohemian week on My Life in Pink this week it seems. Loving Natasha Poly’s look for Vogue Paris so I’ve put together my own look inspired by her.

Jumpsuit: Philosophy Di Lorenzo Serafini // Heels: Celine // Hat: Rag & Bone // Bagels: Isabel Marant // Earrings: Ippolita

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September 3, 2015

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Oh the love I have for my denim button up skirt. It was the first thing I purchased when I arrived in London. I guess it was Alexa Chung’s effortless styling of the skirt that kept popping up on my Pinterest timeline over and over again that got me lusting for my own.

The button-front-A-line skirt has got to be my favourite pick from the seventies trend. Just like a pair of well fitted jeans, the denim skirt is an item of clothing that can be adapted to any sort of look and feel.

Play it casual in a pair of sneakers and a simple white tee, accentuate your waistline by adding a belt or dress things up with a pair of heels and a cute blouse. Try a lighter wash of denim for the upcoming Summer months. Or if you based in the Northern hemisphere, opt for a midi button up skirt teamed with a chunky knit as seen here.

There’s pretty no reason not to own a botton up skirt this season.

xxx
EJ

P.S For my South Africa readers you can shop for button up skirts locally here and here

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Top: Country Road
Skirt: Mango
Shoes: Country Road
Necklace: Country Road
Belt: Witchery

Photos by Justin Polkey 

Backstage Access on my latest ELLE editorial

June 22, 2015

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A behind the scenes look from my latest editorial with ELLE magazine. Some fashion inspiration that’ll help keep you cosy and warm this Winter and how to get my seventies make up look.

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I love simple make-up that’s light, easy on the eye and highlights a women’s best features. Shahnaz captured that seventies feel perfectly for our editorial. Here’s a round up of the products she used to create my look:

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1.) Topshop Glow in Gleam
2.) Clarins Blush Prodige in Tawny Pink
3.) Mac Pro Conceal & Correct Palette
4.) Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation
5.) YSL Baby Doll Mascara
6.) Benefit Brow Kit
7.) Elizabeth Arden Beautiful Colour Moisturising Lipstick in Matte Nude
8.) MAC Eyeshadow Warm Neutral Palette (This palette is everything!)
9.) MAC 224 Tapered Blending Brush and MAC 168 Large Angled Conturing Brush

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Don’t forget to grab the June issue of ELLE magazine, now on sale!

Photographer/Director: Justin Polkey
Styling: Tarryn Oppel
Make-up: Shahnaz Cola Wrensch
Hair: Kevin Epstein
DOB: Roice Nel
BTS images: Niquita Bento
Model: Me, Outlaws Model Agency

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