Styling The New Hudson Barbara Jeans

lorna burford hudson barbara jeans Styling The New Hudson Barbara Jeans

(Jeans – Exact, Blazer – Similar, Top – Similar, Shoes – Exact, Necklace – Similar)

First of all, I wanted to say a huge thank you to all of you entering The Somerset Toiletry Company giveaway that I published yesterday, it’s had almost 500 entries so far which is incredible! It is a fantastic luxury toiletries gift set though, so I don’t blame you all for jumping on board so quickly! If you missed it, you can enter by clicking here. Also, I’m still running a Hudson Jeans giveaway over on The Jeans Blog, you can win a pair of Collin or Nico skinny jeans! You can enter that one by clicking here.

Anyway, getting around to this outfit, this is one that I put together on Sunday last week and it included my new Hudson Barbara high rise skinny jeans! The Barbara is their new cut for Autumn and I love the higher rise! They kept the placement of the back pockets in the right place and just raised the height of the jean, so as you can see they are incredibly flattering. I love these! I paired these jeans with my burgundy Peplum top from Topshop and layered over my Zara cream zip blazer. I also chose my new Topshop coin necklace as I saw this in the shop last weekend and thought it was perfect!

Now moving onto the shoes, I need a separate paragraph for these because they are really pretty! I got them from Kelya in Europe as they wanted me to style them and see what fashion bloggers, such as myself, thought of their shoes, and I have to say that I really like them. They are a patent nude colour which of course goes with anything and I actually don’t have any pointed nude shoes which are all one colour, believe it or not. They also have a lower heel height of around 3.5″ so they are very easy to walk in. The toe area is a lot longer than what I’m used to with Pigalle, but they are still really flattering when worn. So this is my latest outfit, what do you think of it?

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WIN This Somerset Toiletry Company Beauty Gift Set

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I have a very exciting brand new giveaway for you all and it’s with The Somerset Toiletry Company! You can WIN all of these amazing beauty products above and in the collage below! Not just one or two, but the whole lot! How amazing is that? So, what’s up for grabs? We have:

Greenscape Skin Care Foaming Hand Wash – Cocoa Butter
Naturally European Hand Cream – Verbena
Greenscape Homemade Hone, Rhubarb & Mint Stimulate & Invigorate Body Wash
Gardener’s Therapy Muscle Soak Foam Bath
Aromas Artesanales de Antigua Floral AAA Soap Bar – Rose Petal
Naturally European Hand Wash Collection
Tropical Fruits Body Cream – Grapefruit & Orange
Aromas Artesanales de Antigua Assorted Aromatherapy AAA Hand Creams

In order to WIN all of these delicious beauty treats, all you have to do to enter is follow both the @LornaRaindrops and @SomersetTC Twitter pages (click names to follow) and tweet this entry:

#CONTEST – RT & follow @SomersetTC & @LornaRaindrops to #WIN all these luxury toiletries! Find out more: http://wp.me/p2rDym-76J #giveaway

It’s as simple as that! This giveaway is only open to the UK as The Somerset Toiletry Company UK site doesn’t ship internationally (sorry about that, the US site does though!) and it will close on Monday 13th October at midnight. You can tweet as much as you like to increase your chances of winning, but please don’t spam your entries as they wont be counted. The winner will be chosen by The Somerset Toiletry Company from those of you who have entered correctly by following both Twitter accounts and tweeting the entry tweet. Good luck to everyone who enters and thank you to The Somerset Toiletry Company for hosting this giveaway with me!

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Currently Craving – September

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This Currently Craving wish list is a little late to the mix seeing as it’s almost the end of September, but I had lots of outfit posts and other things to share with you before, so that’s why this one has been a long time coming. I’ve rounded up 20 of my favourite items for this month, some of them which are already in the mail for me (Sponge Bob nightie and the Kimono) and others I’m waiting to save up to buy! As always, just click the corresponding numbers to the items if you love the pieces too! Which do you fashion bloggers and readers like?

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Vintage Inspired With Leather & A Floppy Hat

lorna burford floppy hat tight leather leggings Vintage Inspired With Leather & A Floppy Hat

(Leggings – Exact & Similar, Top – Similar, Shoes – Exact, Hat – Exact, Bag – Exact, Necklace – Similar)

I put this outfit together a few days ago on a whim and I quite like how it turned out. For a while now I have been a fan of black, brown and cream tones mixed together as I think they look really classic and chic, so that’s why I opted for this type of look, mixing black leather, camel, brown and gold. It’s very Autumn inspired as I’m definitely getting in the mood for the season change, despite not liking the feeling of being cold all the time.

So, I’m wearing my older BLANK NYC Vegan Leather Leggings which I have had for a really long time. I actually wore the size larger over a year ago as these ones were too tight, but I’m happy to say that they fit perfectly now and gone are the days where I couldn’t pull them up past my hips, so I’m happy about that as these are much skinnier! I paired them with one of my Zara basic jumpers in Camel, then wore this new Floppy Hat that I got from Urban Outfitters on the weekend. I had been looking for a black hat just like this and most of the ones I was trying made my head look funny, but this one turned out fantastic! Then for my accessories, I went with my Cambridge Satchel in Vintage Brown, a Topshop Gold Cross Necklace and my beloved Christian Louboutin Pigalle 100 in Black Kid. So, I would love to know what you think of my look!

cambridge satchel vintage brown Vintage Inspired With Leather & A Floppy Hat

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