Rebecca Minkoff Denim Love Cross Body Bag

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Rebecca Minkoff Denim Love Cross Body Bag

I’m sure all of you know by now that my weakness is denim. Being a denim blogger, I am obsessed with it to the point of owning around 450 pairs of jeans (the last time I counted) in all different fits, washes, weights, styles and more, but I don’t only love denim in jeans, I love it in all sorts of things. This is why when I saw that Rebecca Minkoff had designed her famous Love Cross Body Bag in denim, I literally fell off my seat! What more could I ask for? I was hoping it might come in the mini size if I’m being picky, but I actually love this size more than I thought I would! Isn’t it stunning?!

The bag itself is around 9.75 inches in length, 5.5 inches in height and has a depth of about 3.25 inches, making it quite a decent size for everything you want to carry. It has a really cool black and white floral printed lining too, for those of you wondering. I always love the different linings that Rebecca Minkoff uses and the different prints on the dust bags, so if you are interested in that too, this one comes with a satin navy dust bag, which looks really nice.

Getting to the fabric, it’s got quilted denim on the front and plain denim on the back, all of which is encased in navy leather trims and details. These colours really compliment each other so well! The Love Cross Body also features a silver twist lock fastening and a secret slip pocket on the back of the bag. It has a 2 pocket interior and a silver metal chain strap adorned with navy leather at the top, for your shoulder. I was worried about the weight of this bag since I’m not really very good with heaviness on my shoulders, which is why I mostly go for smaller bags, but as this is made of up mostly denim, it lessened the otherwise classic Love Cross Body weight to only 28oz which makes it fine for me.

As soon as I got this bag I couldn’t wait to take it out and I’ve already shot outfit photos with it (this is a mini preview of my look) which I can’t wait to share with you. I am literally obsessed with this bag right now and from one denim lover to another, it’s definitely worth owning! It’s an easy way to do the double denim trend or even triple denim if you want to! The raw colour pairs well with everything and makes it look classy. What do you think of it? Buy this bag online exclusively at Shopbop for $275.

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The Duster Coat, A Cropped Top & High Rise Skinny Jeans

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A cropped top with high rise skinny jeans and a duster coat

I’ve had quite a productive week so far. I’ve spent some time with my nan and grandad who I haven’t seen in a little while and as she’s one of my biggest career supporters, I always leave her house feeling inspired and happy. I find in life that not many people actually know what a blog is if they are from an older generation, so explaining what I do can be quite tricky (I usually just say I’m a writer/editor/model) as it’s easier to explain, but my nan couldn’t be more excited about what I do. She loves to make me go through my blogs pages, since my last visit, so she can see what I’ve been wearing and doing. I would love to know who some of your biggest supporters are? Family means a lot to me, but it’s not often that I talk about such personal things, so I thought it might be nice.

I’ve also been cleaning up my room, my clothes and everything else over the last few days. Making a lot of space as my room was starting to look like a junkyard. I don’t know how I end up making things a mess constantly, but I just do. I can tidy something up to be spotless and then within a couple of weeks, it’s messy again. As of now though, I am trying to keep my room really tidy and organised so I can actually find my clothes and not end up buying double of the same item! Do you have any tips on keeping things clean and tidy for a messy person? Ha ha.

Now getting to my outfit, Adam and I shot these photos a few weeks ago actually, but I hadn’t had the time to post them yet due to my busy schedule. I was wearing my Citizens of Humanity Rocket High Rise Skinny Jeans in Axel again (yes, I do adore these! They are the best black jeans, ever!) and I paired them with a Navy Cropped Top from Topshop, which I layered this Grey Check Duster Coat over, also from the brand, to keep me a little warmer. You might have noticed that I have a thing for cropped tops at the moment and higher waisted jeans or skirts. I never used to be into them at all, but I love the way they look now, I find they add an unexpected maturity to my looks. I finished the look off with my Christian Louboutin Pigalle 100 in Black and a Grey Hat from Topshop, along with some jewellery.

I was originally inspired by a look that I saw on The Blonde Salad for this one, although I made it completely different. I saw Chiara wearing a grey cropped top with a grey jacket and blue jeans, so I thought I would do my own take on it to fit my personality. I definitely feel like my style is changing a lot as the months go by, but I still love to wear my classic pieces too. I’m actually interested to see what kind of things I might like to wear when it’s warmer outside and how it’s going to vary from last year. Also, I’m trying something new with my outfit posts, I have featured the 4 key items from this outfit underneath my photos, so you can click the photos of them to purchase the pieces, as well as from the links just under the second photo. I hope it helps you with seeing how the products look! As always, I would love to know what you think of my outfit! I hope you other fashion bloggers and readers like it!

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(Jacket – Exact & Similar, Top – Exact, Jeans – Exact, Shoes – Similar, Hat – Similar)

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Skinny Blue Jeans With Neutral Tones

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I’m sure you have noticed that lately I have been about mixing neutral tones with only a little pop of colour, much like this look here. You will have to excuse my fly away hair here though as it was being most unruly this day, especially with the wind. I also wanted to truly thank you all for your continued support of my personal style blog and on my Instagram as well, it’s so lovely to read your nice comments every single day, it means a lot to me!

Anyway, for my outfit, I was wearing my AG The Legging Ankle Jeans with a Raw Hem in 22 Years Spree, which I tucked into my Topshop Metal Heel Harp Booties in Nude. Keeping with the nude theme, I chose my GAP Merino Wool Sweater and layered over my Zara Beige Coat, finally finished off with my Henry Hunt Plaid Scarf and my Mulberry Mini Taylor Bag in Deer Brown.

I did first want to speak to you about these jeans as they are absolutely amazing! I’m a huge fan of the raw hem trend and while the raw hem on these isn’t as nicely done as the 7 For All Mankind jeans that I have (these are chopped rather than frayed), the fit is incredible. They are really soft, stretchy, comfortable and they have such a flattering cut, especially on the butt since it’s AG! Not only are these gorgeously made, the wash is pretty too! It’s a nicer light blue with an intensity to it and vibrancy, so it really pops as a blue, all while looking authentic. So in short, I’m really happy to have bought these! I definitely recommend them to you!

Click here to buy these gorgeous AG The Legging Jeans in 22 Years Spree!

On another note though, it’s my blogs 5 year birthday coming up in the beginning of March and I’m thinking of making a video for you all. Do you have any requests on what type of video you would like? I know quite a few of you have been asking me to do more videos, so now is the time to state what you want! I’ve recently done a readers Q&A with you and last year I did a video version, so I’m thinking something different for this one since it’s 5 years! Let me know! And as always, I would love to know what you think of this outfit? Comment and tell me!

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(Jeans – Exact, Sweater – Similar, Scarf – Exact & Similar, Coat – Similar, Boots – Exact, Bag – Similar)

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4 Fashion Week Inspired Outfits

New York Fashion Week

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Jeans | Boots | Sweater | Jacket | Sunglasses | Clutch | Bracelet

As it’s fashion week right now, well fashion month in general, I was inspired by the different cities styles and how they dress, which led me to wanting to create 4 different outfits here, based around New York, London, Paris and Milan! Each city has such a different vibe, it was fun putting together these looks with that in mind! New York is layers and chic, London is more grungy, Paris is smart chic and Milan is fun and colourful. I hope you like these looks!

The New York outfit that I styled above is my favourite! It’s something that I would definitely wear myself! I paired together some AG Legging Jeans with a Topshop Roll Neck Sweater and the Topshop Ponte Sleeveless Jacket that I own. I thought that was a great way to layer to keep warm on the East Coast! As you want to make a statement, I chose these Grey Over The Knee Boots from DUO and some accessories in the form of a Lulu Guinness Lips Clutch (for fun), some Ray-Ban Sunglasses and a Cartier Bracelet. You can’t not have sunglasses during Fashion Week!

Paris Fashion Week

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Cape | Shirt | Skirt | Coat | Shoes | Sunglasses | Clutch | Necklace

Now Paris has its own Parisian Chic name, so this look was really fitting! I love how they make everything look glamorous and effortless, but it’s all so tailored and stylish. I was inspired by an outfit I saw in the neutral, tan and camel tones, so I chose this Burberry Cape to layer over a cropped Marc by Marc Jacobs Shirt and Jupe Pencil Skirt. I also chose a Burberry Trench Coat to go under the cape, to keep warm and add some extra layering. For the accessories, I went with the classic Ray-Ban Wayfarer, a fun Kate Spade Clutch, a Givenchy Shark Tooth Necklace and some Gianvito Rossi Yellow Heels to add some colour. I truly love this one!

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