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BODEN & BROGUES

21/12/2015
Boden knit, silver brogues
If we could just take a moment to appreciate the fact that my title is pretty much as #BasicBitch as it gets, that would be fabulous. You see, sometimes I’m in the mood for jazzy titles that are really cool and quirky and mostly come from a lyric of a mod indie song – that I definitely google because otherwise it’d be a Take That/One Direction lyric and I don’t think that quite has the same effect – and sometimes all inspiration fails me and it literally ends up doing exactly what it says on the tin.
Today is one of those does what it says on the tin kinda days…
But basic tendencies aside, today’s outfit is actually a firm favourite of late. Consisting of a pair of silver brogues that I totally didn’t choose because I saw Olivia Palermo wearing an indentical pair [insert guilty/”Ok maybe I did but she’s queen of all things chic so that’s OK, right?” emoji here] and the most beautifully well made roll neck that I have worn to death since receiving a few weeks back and plan to do so for the foreseeable future/until it’s so hot in London that all the beer belly’d guys will be walking around with no tops on only vest tops and denim cut offs are necessary.
Boden knit, silver brogues
Boden knit, silver brogues
Boden knit, silver brogues
This huge furry – faux fur I might add – coat is another favourite of mine. It came from none other than Tesco (I know, pretty incredible right?) and it gets compliments literally everywhere I go. It’s actually sold out right now *all the cry face emoji’s* so I can’t link it, but of course, there will alternatives linked below. If you have guys in your life that like a bit of “banter”, you will 100% be teased for looking like a skunk/Sulley from Monsters Inc but you know what? This ridiculously cosy, warm bad boy is so worth it!
Said roll neck that I never want to take off (but I promise I do, being called “Smelly Ellie” by the unoriginal boys in Primary school that had no other insults in their arsenal than the age old rhyming taunts seems to have subconsciously made me a clean freak). That aside – #QueenOfDigression – the roll neck is from Boden, a store relatively new to me and one that I have been utterly obsessed with over the passed few months. Everything I picked up from Boden is just so incredibly well made, so chic and is generally just an amazing, classic basic that will last – and work – forever and this beautiful navy jumper is a prime example. The only downside is that I now absolutely, most definitely need it in every colour *writes letter to Santa (and swiftly leaves it lying around the fiance).*
Finally, those silver brogues. Ever since picking up these gorgeous silver boots– funnily enough, also from Clarks – my obsession with all things silver officially began. I was very kindly sent these from Cloggs – after spending actual hours pouring over each page of amazingness and struggling to settle for one pair – and just like my Boden bae roll neck, have not taken off since I received them. Forever the Primark addict, I immediately noticed how incredibly well made and sturdy they are and it’s safe to say that these beauties definitely won’t be falling apart mid Christmas shopping session (can you tell I’m still bitter about the time that my brand new Pimark pumps fell to pieces after one mammoth shopping day?). The silver colour just makes them so chic, and they definitely stand out as a key piece but as the same time work so well as a neutral. I’ve worn them with so many outfit options and they look stunning paired with absolutely anything. A total winner in my eyes. I mean, if they’re good enough for Olivia…
Roll neck – Boden / Skirt – Primark / Coat – Tesco (identical here) / Brogues – Cloggs
And that brings me to the end of this little ‘Hey guys, here’s the jumper of my dreams and silver brogues, am I Olivia Palermo now?” ramble. I actually really loved putting this together, it’s such a simple post but consists of some of my absolute favourite fashion items at the moment. I guess it’s almost a mini fashion favourites in the form of an OOTD. Either way, I hope you liked it as much as I did putting it together πŸ™‚

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

73 responses to “BODEN & BROGUES”

  1. Jordan says:

    I've wanted something from Boden for aaaages now! They do such lovely clothes! And I don't blame you for being a basic bitch cos I'm about as basic as they come :')

    hellomissjordan.com xx

  2. - Karen says:

    Adore this outfit! That roll neck really is a beauty and I'm a big fan of the metallic shoe trend I've seen a lot of recently! πŸ™‚

    Style Sunriseβ˜€

    πŸ™‚
    x

  3. I'm obsessed with this outfit and how you styled these pieces together. I especially like the sweater and skirt combination, so pretty. I'm in love with your coat, it looks so warm and cosy. You look gorgeous <3

    Valentina from fashionwithvalentina.blogspot.com

  4. Love the skirt you look so cute

    Can you please also send me one for normal road freight.

  5. Jodie Vernon says:

    I adore those Brogues. The faux fur coat is gorgeous too, I can't believe it came from Tesco!

    Jodie, xo // Jodie Loue

  6. Anonymous says:

    Ahhh I don't mind being a basic bitch if it means wearing those silver brogues! They are lovely!!

    I really really adore how you've styled this. And I will be hunting down roll necks on Boden.

    Saskia / girlinbrogues.com

  7. Grace says:

    Those brogues are EVERYTHING. Need.

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  8. These silver brogues are very sassy! You look stunning as always Ellie!

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  9. Loving your outfit! Especially with the jacket added, you look bloody gorgeous!

    Shot From The Street

  10. Your silver brogues are really stylish, I think you could wear them almost anywhere! Have a great Xmas

  11. May Cho says:

    Those silver brogues are insane, Elle, I love them! You look so comfy and cute, and that faux fur coat is everything!

    May | THE MAYDEN | Bloglovin'

  12. Sophie says:

    I am IN LOVE with this outfit elle! you look dreamy. and Merry Christmas if I don't comment again before Friday! xxx
    http://www.fashionnomads.com

  13. OMG I've been wanting a pair of silver brogues for ages, they are just perfect aren't they?! You look stunning as always xx

    Sam // Samantha Betteridge

  14. Swooning over that fur coat! I'm loving the sweater over it be cute leather skirt as well! You look gorgeous!

    <3 Shannon
    Upbeat Soles

  15. Rachel Dinh says:

    I love the whole look, those silver Brogues are perfect with that jacket.

    http://www.racheldinh.com

  16. Love this!

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  17. Alice says:

    Gorgeous look! Those silver brogues are amazing on you.

    xo, Alice | Miss Inconnue | Etsy

  18. Great look! I'm also a fan of the metallic trend!

  19. crafty-zone says:

    Your outfit is stunning and it's perfect example of something I woudn't mind to wear as well πŸ™‚ Your faux fur coat from Tesco (!!!) is – as you mentioned – incredible and I love it as much as your new silver shoes! <3

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  20. Lauren S says:

    Love the silver shoes girl, and I wish it would drop a few degrees so I can wear my Whistles coat! CRY WINTER

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Beauty

  21. Nicole says:

    Love Love Love those shoes, they are totally amazing. This outfit looks fab on you πŸ™‚ xx

  22. Alina Bostan says:

    Would have never thought of even looking at silver brogues but these just work so well with this outfit and it definitely made me want to have a little browse now (not sure if I could pull them off as well as you do though) xx

    Beauty with charm | Fat Face Giveaway

  23. I love your outfit! Your shoes are super cute!

    xo, Liz
    http://lipstickandconfetti.com

  24. Rubi Ani says:

    I love the brogues! They definitely make a statement!
    Rubi | Instagram | The Den | http://www.the-den.blogspot.com

  25. Faux fur coat is so adorable! I've never had a courage to wear silver/golden shoes, these silver brogues look gorgeous with you outfit! xx

    http://www.elabellaworld.com

  26. LBG says:

    This fun fur is fantastic! The best one! I love silver too, silver heels, boots, bags. You look so chic. I just love this look!

    http://Leftbankgirl.blogspot.com

  27. Sabina B. says:

    such a nice look! love the skirt and the shoes!

    http://jeansandroses.blogspot.com

  28. Great outfit and I especially like the shoes and skirt πŸ™‚ -Maireem

    My Fair Autumn | Instagram

  29. Wouldn't mind to be teased looking like Sally from Monsters Inc. one bit if only I had that coat. It's gorgeous on you, girlie! And looks super cozy! Thanks for sharing this outfits. And I also just wanted to say thanks so much for being one of those awesome bloggers who share their personality along with fashion. You're amazing πŸ™‚
    xox Nadia
    http://mielandmint.blogspot.co.uk/

  30. Eeeee I love the brogues!

    Sara // dearskim.com

  31. Love your outfit! I think brogues are so stylish and comfy too. I have a white pair with cut-outs from New Look and they are so lovely. I should wear them more often though haha!

    xx Marjolein
    http://misscocoblue.blogspot.com

  32. Loving the silver brogues! It's like alternative Dorothy. I think you styled them so well, I wouldn't know where to start! x

    Martha Jane | http://www.marthajanemusic.com

  33. Ohhhmmyy love this silver brogues.
    You look so chic Elle.
    I hope i can pull it off as well.

    The Bandwagon Chic | Instagram | Bloglovin | Snapchat: bandwagonchic

  34. Rachel-Beth says:

    Elle you always make high street clothing look so darn expensive! Is this coat really from tesco? Loving the silver brogues too πŸ™‚ Hope you have a wonderful Christmas hun!

    Rachel xx
    http://www.thedailyluxe.net

  35. Very nice Look

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