Black, White & Grey Inspired

I take my inspiration for outfits from everywhere really, anything can honestly inspire me and this one was sort of inspired by Kate Moss. I am not a huge fan of hers if I am honest, but I do like it when she puts together a monochrome, smart yet casual outfit. Kate seems to really be afraid of colour and hardly wears it, but it wouldn’t be one of my outfits without a pop of colour somewhere! Ha ha. I put this together quickly as an outfit for one of my reviews and I really quite liked the way it turned out actually.

I’m wearing DC grey skinny jeans, my Topshop black boyfriend blazer, black Salma heels and faceted bracelet, a H&M white tee and my Merle O’Grady necklace.

So what do you think of the look? It’s actually been raining here constantly all week and it’s so dark now that the clocks went back on Saturday! I dislike it when Winter draws close because there is barely any daylight and warmth. Speaking of warmth though, I actually just bought a leopard Onesie from Topshop! It’s the warmest thing ever and it even has a hood with ears on it! So cute!

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    • November 3, 2011 / 1:48 pm

      Thanks Roxana πŸ™‚

  1. Jen
    November 3, 2011 / 1:51 pm

    Lorna! I was watching the Today Show (a big morning news show in the US) and apparently they held a DIY contest. Many bloggers submitted entries. They featured a winner and several runners up on the show this morning. One of the runners up was a pair of Louboutins that someone had strassed themselves…I was sure they were yours, but it turns out they were done by someone else. But it sounds like you should submit yours into a contest, etc. if you have the chance!

    • November 3, 2011 / 1:52 pm

      Hey Jen! Do you have a link? We don’t have the Today Show over here so I haven’t seen it before. How do I do it?

    • November 3, 2011 / 2:27 pm

      Thanks for letting me know! I left them a comment with the link to mine! I didn’t know how else to submit lol!

    • November 3, 2011 / 2:54 pm

      Thanks Ly!

  2. November 3, 2011 / 3:03 pm

    Δ° love your style you seem so fresh

    • November 3, 2011 / 3:06 pm

      Thank you Zeys!

  3. November 3, 2011 / 3:44 pm

    Hi Lorna! I love this look, black white and grey are always my 3 favorite colours! We just got a topshop in Chicago! I can spend hours upon hours in that place πŸ™‚

    • November 3, 2011 / 3:45 pm

      Thanks πŸ™‚ Oh yay! That’s great you got a Topshop!!

    • November 3, 2011 / 4:55 pm

      Thank you Lens and Alessandra!

  4. Adam
    November 3, 2011 / 5:39 pm

    Very nice smart outfit, jeans fit you great too! πŸ™‚

    • November 3, 2011 / 5:45 pm

      Thank you Adam πŸ™‚

    • November 3, 2011 / 6:30 pm

      Thank you The life after and Banana & Mandarina πŸ™‚ I love your comments πŸ™‚

  5. November 3, 2011 / 6:26 pm

    Thank so much for your comment on our blog* follow your blog darling πŸ™‚ love your collection of handbag, itΒ΄s amazing πŸ™‚ hope to see you on our blog soon, weΒ΄ll be back on yours for sure πŸ˜€

    kisses
    http://bananaandmandarina.blogspot.com

    • November 3, 2011 / 7:15 pm

      Thanks Verena! Yeah I plan on doing a summary post on that next week on here!

  6. ALI
    November 3, 2011 / 9:33 pm

    Have to say I do love this look, the boyfriend blazer just makes skinny jeans, normally you would think grey and black would be dull, but the shades you have there really compliment eachother x

  7. November 3, 2011 / 10:50 pm

    It’s true Kate can put together some really perfect monochromatic outfits, your inspiration here was obvious. Love the color on the jeans as well.

    • November 3, 2011 / 10:50 pm

      Thanks Ali! I agree with that, they do really tie an outfit together! Glad you like it Sarah!

    • November 3, 2011 / 10:52 pm

      Thanks Neris πŸ™‚

    • November 4, 2011 / 3:55 am

      Thank you M.E πŸ™‚ that’s really kind of you πŸ™‚ and thank you Devi!

    • November 4, 2011 / 4:55 am

      Thanks Gabriella, it’s one of my favourite looks!

  8. November 4, 2011 / 5:12 am

    Awesome look.. Simple but chic and love the touch of color with the jewelry..

    Cheers! ~Angel

    • November 4, 2011 / 5:15 am

      Thanks Angel!

  9. November 4, 2011 / 9:56 am

    Woooowww…your bracelet is fantastic!!! I like this look…it is simple but studied on details !!!

    • November 4, 2011 / 10:00 am

      Thank you Yara and Fashion Crazy Ball!

  10. November 4, 2011 / 2:06 pm

    love the jeans – I’ve been looking for some in just this color!
    Carla (www.theprettydish.com)

    • November 4, 2011 / 2:44 pm

      I think they are fairly cheap Carla as they are by DC but I love grey jeans!

    • November 4, 2011 / 5:44 pm

      Thanks Josie!

  11. November 5, 2011 / 7:17 am

    Such a simple but chic outfit! Gorgeous!

    • November 5, 2011 / 7:33 am

      Thanks Mademoiselle Lala and Whitney πŸ™‚

  12. November 5, 2011 / 10:47 am

    Lorna, you look so nice. It’s simple but very pretty!

    • November 5, 2011 / 11:00 am

      Thank you Veronique!

    • November 5, 2011 / 11:19 am

      Thanks Clara! I will have a look at yours.

    • November 6, 2011 / 12:36 am

      Thank you Daisy and Magda!

  13. November 6, 2011 / 12:26 am

    before i even read the blurb on this i thought Kate Moss! so funny! how old are you if you dont mind me asking, just because i think were about the same age and i love finding other bloggers my age. check me out sometime πŸ™‚

    http://underthefluorescents.blogspot.com/

    • November 6, 2011 / 12:29 am

      Ha ha that’s funny you thought that Jenna πŸ™‚ Oh I don’t mind, my age is in my about me post anyway, I’m 23! How old are you?

  14. November 6, 2011 / 2:19 am

    I love Kate Moss’ laid-back casual look – you’ve emulated her well with this outfit!

    xx T
    Le Fanciulle

  15. November 6, 2011 / 5:42 am

    it is very simple but very stylish at the same time! Accessories are amazing!

    ROWE

    • November 6, 2011 / 6:35 pm

      Thank you Le Fanciulle and Audrey! I appreciate the comments!

    • November 6, 2011 / 9:11 pm

      Thanks llaria πŸ™‚

  16. November 8, 2011 / 12:22 am

    Hi! I love your outfit, particularly the beautiful colored jewelry, that looks like carnival glass. Nice blog and thanks fro dropping by mine earlier. πŸ™‚

    Loulou @ Loulou Downtown

    • November 8, 2011 / 12:23 am

      Thank you Loulou πŸ™‚

    • November 9, 2011 / 11:43 am

      Thank you Style Server and Giulia πŸ™‚

  17. Caro*
    November 10, 2011 / 6:07 pm

    So cute !! I love this outfit !! Bravo !! πŸ™‚

    • November 10, 2011 / 6:26 pm

      Thank you Caro! πŸ™‚

    • November 10, 2011 / 11:02 pm

      Thank you! Glad you like it!

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