Katia Byrne | British Style Blogger

Friday, 23 September 2016

Pinafore dress

Pinafore dress

It's Autumn finally! My absolute favourite season and I'm beginning to layer up my outfits. Pinafores are the perfect way to ease into the autumn style. Accessible and affordable I think they are a key piece to incorporate into your wardrobe whatever year. Underneath a thinner jumper would be perfect for the earlier months September/ October whilst a roll neck thicker jumper could be worn in the later months. High necks do wonders for this shape so the Victorian high neck widely spotted across the high street and catwalks this season is ideal. Below you can shop my items from this particular look or nearest possible and also shop items I think would look perfect mixed and matched with different aspects of the style.

http://www.dorothyperkins.com/en/dpuk/product/accessories-203537/view-all-accessories-2523255/black-mini-boxy-tote-bag-5276752?bi=1&ps=20&cat1=208607&cat2=247528&productId=23746635&cmpid=par_BLOGGER_SS16_styleheroes_katia_alicia_byrnehttp://www.dorothyperkins.com/en/dpuk/product/shoes-boots-4849364/view-all-shoes-boots-2055245/head-over-heels-ruched-knee-high-boots-4858408?bi=1&ps=20&cat1=208609&cat2=208737&productId=21335734&cmpid=par_BLOGGER_SS16_styleheroes_katia_alicia_byrne&geoip=prodSophia Floral Printed Cord Pinafore Dress at boohoo.com:

Outfit possibilities - Mix and Match with my top picks
(Click the image to shop the looks)

Turtleneck sweater | MANGORaglan High Neck Blouse in Black by Motelhttps://www.topshop.com/en/tsuk/product/clothing-427/knitwear-444/pointelle-rib-crop-jumper-5899603?bi=20&ps=20Cream print frilly blouse
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Wednesday, 14 September 2016

Transitioning to Autumn - Inspiration

Transitioning to Autumn 

Hello everyone! Hope you're all having a not too stressful start to your September! Where did the Summer go? One minute I was complaining about the heat the next we're already in jumpers! A murky day but a warm one. Slowly but surely I'm a transitioning my wardrobe by taking pastel hues and combining them with darker brown palettes. You can shop my outfit by clicking on the images below.

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Moving into another season is all about layering - layer the top half of your outfit with two - three more layers than usual but still keep one part of your outfit or body within the past season of summer.

 It was such a misty day yesterday at the photo location however thankfully it really embodied the feeling I was attempting to create. The weather is such a big component at this time and being prepared is something I'm usually not.

You can click the the image to shop this beautiful mini boxy tote bag - I think it's perfect for those autumn days and pairs perfectly with the pastel frilled jumper.

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Sunday, 4 September 2016

5 items you need to buy to be on trend this Autumn/ Fall AW16

5 Items you need to buy to be on trend this Autumn/ Fall AW16 


It's that time of year again when Autumn clothes are in and summer clothes are firmly out. Everyone is talking about transitional outfits at the moment but we're only about 2 weeks away from the cold setting in and that Cami top and cardigan combo just won't suffice any longer.

So it's time we went shopping! But what to buy? Here is 5 key items that will look stylish and on trend all Autumn/ Winter long.

The Trench coat/ Mac 

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 The trench coat is one of those pieces you probably already own and feel every year you're persuaded to bring the thing out of storage. This year the trench coat has undergone a little face lift in the shape of a new texture. The leather trenchcoat is set to be a big trend this Autumn and 
Proenza Schouler show proved just that. Leather macs style well with a low cut boot a mini boxy bag.

Ruffle Anything 

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Gucci one of my personal favourites has once again taken eccentricity to it's best and brightest. With colourful patterns, masses of bows and ruffles. Ruffles are probably this seasons biggest trend. Wear the trend subtly with a ruffles collar or go all out with a ruffled cape it's up to you.
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Mid Heel Pump 

Zebra mid-heel pump 

Much alike to the flatted loafer that was Springs season's must have shoe. The mid heel pump has been breaking through onto the catwalk again my Gucci. The casual heel mixed with the stylish dressy loop and point allow the shoe to be a diverse and both classy but informal look.


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A classic hat that can be worn in a variety of ways in a variety of styles. View how I styled this trend here  This statement trend gives an outfit a touch of colour and class.


Velvet is pretty much everywhere right now my favourite incorporation's of velvet came from the Prada show with this long royal blue velvet dress. But also the Saint Laurent fall catwalk with the velvet belted long pleated skirt. Darker velvet's including purples, blacks, blues and reds have also been popular.

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So will you be wearing any of these styles this Autumn/ Fall? 

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