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DEBENHAMS AW15 PRESS DAY

31/05/2015

You know those 20million times – slight exaggeration – that I professed to try and branch out of my “black, black and even more black” comfort zone and wear more colour?… Yeah, so, I failed.

… And big time it seems as today’s outfit brings you literally nothing but the holy grail, mothership, saviour, lord beautiful colour that is black. What can I say? I am a boring bitch shallow excuse of a fashion blogger.

In slightly less disappointing – because obviously you are all devastated about my “failure to dress like a rainbow” – news I did manage to leave my pit where I spend 16hrs per day at least blogging, emailing, editing and repeating (basically, working) to make it down to the Debenhams AW15 Press day and my god was it worth it.

So, how about we get the boring stuff out of the way i.e what I slapped on my face and shoved on my body… and then we’ll head over to the press day and swoon over the coats/shoes/bags/accessories/all the stuff, together yeah? Great, let’s do it…


Hey, bitch Pigeon, stop trying to steal my thunder please!
Lycra/Nylon stretchy top meaning that it’s perfect for those food baby moments i.e all day ehhrday: Zara 
Leather MC Hammer-esque trousers: Boohoo
Mules: Primark… because, where else?
Next up is a special mention to 3 gorgeous products I’m wearing below. We have:
1) The Body Shop Honey Bronze highlighting dome which is so ridiculously stunning. A golden, sheeny, coral pink which is just so perfect for Summer.
2) Mac Patina which I rave about constantly. A gorgeous olive green tones gold that is impossible to describe and impossible not to love.
3) and lastly, Rodial’s Glamstick in Bite which is actually perfection in lipstick form. I raved about it here and I have a full review coming up next week. 
Now that we’ve established just how boring/safe I am when it comes to outfit and makeup choices, let’s have a little look around #DebsAW15 press day shall we? Starting with the stunning flowers that greeted me at the entrance and have continued to grace my Instagram feed ever since. #SorryNotSorry
Flowers done, if I wasn’t slightly adverse to the phrase “pinterest-worthy” I’d say they were just that!
Sod it, they were so pinterest worthy…

On to the fashion, prepare your eye balls for some very lovely pieces.
DebsAW15 Press day
DebsAW15 Press day
Debenhams Press day
Debenhams Press day
Debenhams Press day
BLUE MAXI DRESS
Debenhams Press day
Debenhams Press day
Debenhams Press day
Henry Holland
Henry Holland
Debenhams Press day
Debenhams fashion
Snakeskin boots
green snakeskin
Debenhams fashion
Debenhams fashion
Can we just take a moment to appreciate just how stunning those pieces were? From the dreamiest snakeskin print boots to seriously sequinned embellishment… Debenhams really does have something for everyone. I don’t think I’m alone when I say that when I think of Debenhams, an older, slightly more mature line of clothes come to mind. But actually, they really do have such  wide variety of brands meaning that they cater for every age and ever need. Henry Holland’s collection especially brings that, young, fresh, cool feel to the store.
Homeware time. Or what I like to call, Bloggers paradise…
Copper homeware
#CopperGoals You go Glen coco Debenhams! That is literally all.

Well, apart from just a couple of miscellaneous others…

As well as the most ridiculously dreamy clothes and homeware, Debenhams also had a little deli – with free sandwiches, salads, the best elderflower apple drink I’ve ever tasted and so much more – as well as an Insomnia coffee kiosk (which will soon be sold in Debenhams if I’m correct… I’m probably not). Plus, gel nails… Debenhams, you did so, so well!

So, this brings me to the end of my little “Yo Debenhams, fancy being BFF’s”/boring OOTD/what’s on my face type post. I had such a lovely time at the event so I really hope you enjoyed reading about it.

I just wanted to quickly squeeze in an apology for a slight lack of/delay in posts. I’ve finally got my shit together transferred my custom domain, which is great. What isn’t great however, is the fact that Bloglovin take a lifetime to actually get back to you and transfer over the accounts on there. So apologies for any quiet periods, I promise – slightly shoddy – service will resume soon. πŸ˜‰


As always, thank you so much for reading. I hope you enjoyed this post!
xx

83 responses to “DEBENHAMS AW15 PRESS DAY”

  1. Josie says:

    What gorgeous photos – it was such a great press day!

    Josie xoxo | Fashion Mumblr

  2. I swear to god, if I wore what you did, I'd look like an absolute twat yet you look amazing! Swear you could wear a binbag and still look hot! How gorgeous are those flowers by the way? And the coats are lovely too.. although, I'm going to keep thinking (praying) about summer before I think about Autumn πŸ˜‰ xxx

    Sam // Samantha Betteridge

  3. the shoes you wore are gorgeous! also my favourite part would have been browsing all the home furniture as I love things like that, especially from Debenhams! x
    Hannah | Heyitshannaah

  4. Ah the press show looked fab! I really wanted to make it but ended up working outside of London that day so couldn't get into central in time. The home ware looks dreamy! You look fabulous as always, nothing wrong with a bit of black! xx

    Jasmin Charlotte

  5. Aisling says:

    All the homeware stuff looks great! I love the table setting A LOT. Also you look fab, and I look like a potato wahhh.

    Aisling | aisybee.

  6. Zarrah Jane says:

    I love debenhams.
    They have great looking outfits that suits my style.
    That pants your wearing looks so cool, actually i'm looking for that one here.
    Anyways, your pretty as always.
    XO

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  7. Lenya says:

    You pull this look off so incredibly well! Looks like an amazing event. Cute cute small bags. Lovely blog here btw! Would you like to follow each other on GFC? Please let me know on my blog so I can follow back. Thank you.
    xox
    Lenya
    FashionDreams&Lifestyle

  8. You look beautiful as always! Nice outfit and I really love the snake-skin shoes (*-*)

    XX Sab | http://thechicflair.blogspot.co.uk/

  9. Ariannachatz says:

    Gorgeous outfit Elle! Looks like you had a lovely time. And I completely get where you're coming from about the flowers…when I went to Macy's in New York I spent a good 1 hour looking at the flower displays – Not normal!!

    Arianna xx
    http://ariannachatz.blogspot.com

  10. It looks like a great event – I want all of the homeware x

    Heather | Of Beauty & Nothingness x

  11. You look absolutely gorgeous! Think this is one of my favorite looks of you so far!

    xx Naomi in Wonderland

  12. MeMe Books says:

    Elle can you stop putting these amazing posts up because the jealousy troll in me is getting very riled up! For one you look absolutely stunning, and two this event looks awesome, I love debenhams.
    Keep it up girl!!

    Meme xx

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  13. Holly says:

    Oh my goodness 'bitch/pigeon stop trying to steal my thunder' is just about my favourite thing to read in a blog post ever, your posts never fail to bring a huge smile to my face πŸ™‚ You look gorgeous as always, I really love your make-up πŸ™‚
    Debenhams homeware is my absolute favourite and I really love that long purple dress.
    Love Holly x

    http://www.thehollydays4.blogspot.co.uk

  14. You look amazing I am not sure if I could pull off that Zara top but I will be on the hunt for it now, and my god AW comes round so quick in fashion terms but I am SUPER excited I love that green handbag, I kind of want everything in that colour and the snakeskin boots have something going on πŸ˜‰ xxx

  15. I love all black outfits, and you outfit is most beautiful. You have very lovely photos. The decoration is cute.

    http://marisnovotna.blogspot.cz

  16. LBG says:

    Gorgeous photos! So many nice things, love the little red bag! Love your look too!

    Leftbankgirl.blogspot.com

  17. Rubi Ani says:

    Some of those items look amazing! Especially those geometric print red and black trousers.
    Rubi | Instagram | The Den | http://www.the-den.blogspot.com

  18. God, that outfit is far from boring! Simple works best sometimes and I think it looks great.
    Sarah – Lipstick and Dresses x

  19. God, that outfit is far from boring! Simple works best sometimes and I think it looks great.
    Sarah – Lipstick and Dresses x

  20. I love you look!! So many great pictures in this post I don't event know where to start!!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  21. Alina Bostan says:

    I love your outfit even if it's black and I can't believe your Mules are from Primark (why do I never find anything good in there). This press release event looks amazing even if it is a little weird seeing autumn/winter stuff already x

    Beauty with charm

  22. - Karen says:

    I LOVE your boohoo trousers and as if those mules are from Primark?! Winner! You photographed so many lovely pieces and I love that you included homeware too πŸ™‚ Loved this sneak peek!

    Style Sunriseβ˜€

    πŸ™‚
    x

  23. Amazing outfit and amazing post. You're shoes are gorgeous too.

    PS. That pigeon is a proper attention seeker, av' a word! Haha

    http://blessedbymeow.blogspot.co.uk

    x

  24. Rafaela S. says:

    Great event!! nice clothes and excellent photos dear!!

    http://fashionwalkinbrussels.blogspot.com/

  25. Jenny says:

    Such beautiful photos and I love those leather trousers <3

    http://www.krystelcouture.com β™₯

  26. Georgia Jade says:

    I loved what you were wearing! The collection looks amazing as well. I can assure you that the Bitch pigeon did not steal your thunder haha- you looked great!

  27. Gorgeous pieces from the collection and great outfit! Really a good recap of your day, I wish I could be there to experience it. Love you outfit as well, the trousers are so edgy. Your lipstick is lovely, really perfection in lipstick form haha. x

  28. Sophie says:

    I saw some photos from the press day on Instagram and it all looked really exciting! Can't wait to see what AW brings from everyone else πŸ™‚ ALSO – your leather trousers are DREAMY. Sophie xx
    http://www.fashionnomads.com

  29. Clare says:

    Lovely pictures, looks like some great things are coming this autumn!

    claresloves.blogspot.com

  30. Anika H says:

    This looks amazing! Great outfit too πŸ™‚

    Anika | http://www.anikamay.co.uk

  31. It's not even summer yet and this makes me sooo excited for the A/W season. There is just something about the darker fall colours that I love so much!
    I also think I have the same Primark shoes as you! I was like ooh I love her shoes, I have similar ones and then oooh wait we have the same shoes haha!

    X Marjolein
    http://misscocoblue.blogspot.com

  32. charlienin says:

    Thanks so much for coming, Elle. It was lovely to meet you! And you're not wrong, Insomnia is coming to stores soon!
    Cx
    charliedistracted.com

  33. Great photos!! Looks like such a cool event!! Love your outfit, too! So casual chic!

    β™₯
    Amber
    All the Cute
    Today’s Post: Ivory Crotchet Shorts

  34. I am so loving this look Elle, and were you just talking to the pigeon like that? Girl, you better not that do. Here in NYC, when you do that, they know the exact time to hit with you their poop all over your outfit lol. Thanks goodness I've never had that happen to me. And I simple love these fashion pieces. You always have something amazing on your blog, which is why I love visiting.

    Kia / The House of KTS
    http://www.houseofkts.com

  35. Wonderful event! I love your black outfit–pigeons are always trying to steal the show πŸ™‚ The snakeskin shoes are amazing!

    xo, Bry

    People.Are.Strange.Naughty&Nice

  36. Wonderful event! I love your black outfit–pigeons are always trying to steal the show πŸ™‚ The snakeskin shoes are amazing!

    xo, Bry

    People.Are.Strange.Naughty&Nice

  37. Imogen Smith says:

    Your top is perfection! It just screams sports lux, but in a way I just adore. Lovely photos, A/W fashion is looking so exciting!! x

    Miss Imogen Smith

  38. Great photos, sounds like a fun event, some gorgeous fashion & homeward spots xx

  39. crafty-zone says:

    Sounds like great even, I'm so in love with those bags, which you shown on the photos, they're amazing πŸ™‚ And btw, I really like your outfit, Ellie, it's so chic!

    http://crafty-zone.blogspot.com/

  40. Jordan says:

    This looks like such an amazing day! I would love to attend an event like this one day and get to meet other bloggers!

    hellomissjordan.com xx

  41. I was at this press day too! How amazing were all the copper details?! You got some lovely pics and I just love your shoes! x

    http://www.curiouser-and-curiouser.co.uk

  42. You look like a model! (how many times have I said that really!)
    I loved the designs! Eye candy!
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